El Yunque National Rain Forest
El Yunque National Forest (Rain Forest) is the only tropical forest in the U.S
National Forest System, spanning 28,000 acres and eraching an elevatoin of 3,624 feet.
El Yunque Rain Forest base is located 5 minutes by car. El
Yunque, which is managed by the United States Forest Service, provides visitors the opportunity to learn about their tropical
forest surroundings. Visitors come there to hike, picnic, and swim in cool mountain streams. You can watch 68 types
of birds, and admire 50 species of orchids that grow here, or the 150 kinds of ferns and 225 natives tree species. Although
many spectaculars sites including the cascading waterfalls and the rivers and trickling streams which collect into gentle
pools of rainwater, the greatest excitement of the forest is experienced along the 13 trails that cover 23 miles of
incredibly varied terrain. The hiking trails are well maintained and accessible, designed for foot travel only.
What to Bring/Wear: Comfortable
clothes, hiking or sturdy walking shoes, hat, sunglasses and sun screen. Don’t
forget your camera. Flip flops and sandals are not recommended. Must be in good physical condition.
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Bacardi Rum Distillery & Old San Juan
The Bacardi Rum Distillery is the largest distillery in the world, processing over
100,000 gallons daily. Guests will witness the traditional process of making and aging rum, walk among the old oak casks,
visit the Bacardi Family Museum and enjoy rum drinks & refreshments, compliments of the world's most well-known rum-producing
What to Bring/Wear: Comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, sun-glasses and your camera.
Bioluminescent Bay Kayak
Tour Times: 4:45pm/5:45pm or 6:45pm/7:45pm; duration
is approximately 3 hours.
One of Puerto Rico's most astonishing sights must be seen only at night. The Bio-Bay
at Las Croabas is home to millions of dinoflag-ellates, microscopic organisms that release energy in the form of light. An
What to bring/Wear: Comfortable clothing, swim
suit, walking or boat shoes, waterproof camera, towels.
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Famenco Beach in Culebra
Flamenco Beach is considered the second most beautiful beach in the world by Discover Channel and by far the most popular
beach in Culebra.
Its white sandy beach stretches along the entire bay, you will feel the Caribbean sun everywhere
and wonder why you had waited this long. Flamenco is a great place to snorkle, sunbathe, swim, socialize and camp out.
Culebra is a 40 minute Ferry (or 15 minute flight) from Fejardo which is a 15 minute drive from the Villa.
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Old San Juan
Blue cobblestone streets, flower-filled plazas, museums, cathedrals, and original centuries-old Spanish fortresses make
picturesque Old San Juan a definite stop on your visit to Puerto Rico. Admire the grand old city's sights on foot as you shop
at some of the finest jewelry boutiques, clothing stores and art galleries the Caribbean has to offer.
What to Bring/Wear: Comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, sun-glasses
and your camera.
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This exhilarating adventure offers
guests the unique opportunity to soar over lush rainforest terrain on a network of cables and ad-venture platforms suspended
high above the forest floor. Enjoy spectacular views of nature at its best.
What to bring / Wear: Closed toe shoes (no flip flops
or sandals), sun block, comfortable athletic clothing, cameras with secure
straps, extra clothing. Weight
limit is 70 - 300 lbs. Must be 7 years of age or older.
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Hacienda Carabali Low-Lands Horseback Ride
Whether you're an experienced rider or a beginner, you'll enjoy the
two-hour trail ride through the lush tropical foothills of the El Yun-que National Forest, along the banks
of the Mameyes River, into the very heart of the legendary Puerto Rican countryside. You'll fol-low experienced bilingual
guides on one of the finest Paso Fino horses the island has to offer.
What to bring / Wear: Long pants are recommended.
Closed toe shoes are a must. Wear a swim suit under your clothing if you
would like to take a dip in the river.
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Surfer Bob Private Lessons
Spend the afternoon with Surfer Bob and his team teaching you how to
ride the local waves.
- Private, semi-private, and group surfing lessons by appointment
- Stand-up paddleboard (SUP) lessons, rentals, and tours.
- All ages and skill levels welcome
- Surfboard Rentals (shortboard, funboard, longboard, bodyboard)
- Guided tours to nearby La Selva Beach and others
- Personal lifeguard during lessons and tours
- Local hotel pickup/dropoff available at Wyndham Rio Mar
What to bring / Wear: Just your swimsuites are fine. Suntan lotion optional.
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