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Local Attractions

The area has several attractions to visit while you are enjoying your stay with us.

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 family.

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 unforgettable adventure!

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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Swin in Nina Falls in El Yunque National Rain Forest

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Visit the oldest US city in Old San Juan Fort, El Morro

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Check out the largest Rum factory

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Swing through the forest like Tarzan

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A truly unique experiene in water that glows

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Horseback riding also available on the beach

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Rated 2nd best beach in the world by Discovery

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We love Surfer Bob's private lessons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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Canopy Tours

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.

More on Surfer Bob

US Government overview (CIA)

What to do in Puerto Rico site

Puerto Rico Day Trips site

Best beaches in Puerto Rico site

Private Island homes for rent