Round trips from North America (non-stop) arriving December 1, returning December 7, 2014:

To SAN JUAN from: Atlanta $491 | Dallas $634 | Miami $477 | New York $489 | Toronto $663

 

Photo Frank SustacheStaying longer time on the Islands will allow you to enjoy deeply the caribbean hispanic culture of the puertoricans. Also longer time will bring you the opportunity to discover the natural beauty of the three islands. Then, a mix of nature and culture will be your best option to enjoy the noble things that this hispanic culture, sharing the live with the US citizens in the continent and afar, can show the world.

Palmas del Mar, HumacaoA 5-nights stay in Puerto Rico will allow you to cover most of the real life that we live on the Islands. Not only will you cover the traditional places but can also do some local places in order to get the flavor of our Caribbean Islands. Five nights can bring you to most of the four cardinal points of the big and sister islands.

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RECOMMENDED ITINERARY 5 NIGHT STAY (If your hub is San Juan or Condado)

ARRIVAL DAY - FIRST NIGHT

Old San Juan El Convento HotelOLD SAN JUAN
12:00 PM
 | You can arrive at the hotel and ask for them to keep the baggage until check-in. During this time, you can go to El Morro and San Cristobal Castles.
05:30 PM | Must arrive before this hour in order to check-in at the hotel.
07:00 PM | Get a taxi to Old San Juan up to the Plaza Col√≥n and walk to a restaurant at the main cobblestone streets. Old San Juan is full of options that goes from from fast foods to local restaurants.
08:30 PM | Get a Walk to Cristo street an eat a Ben & Jerry Ice Cream, a sweet thoot spot.
09:00 PM | Get a night walk through Old San Juan Bay were cruise ships arrives. Go to Bah√≠a Urbana bayfront. It will be a little long roundtrip walk from San Francisco Street to the port boardwalk.
10:30 PM | Time for a lucky tryout at the Hotel Casino in front of the ports when returning to Old San Juan Streets.
12:00-2:00 AM | Go dancing! Experiment the hotel dancing areas or Old San Juan discos or bars.  Try Calle San Sebasti√°n first.


SECOND DAY - SECOND NIGHT

EL YUNQUE
8:00 AM
 | Eat a continental breakfast and take a bus, ride your car or bus tour to El Yunque Rainforest.
9:30 AM | Walk to La Mina Waterfall or Mount Britton Point. Please be sure the weather is GOOD to do the walk.
1:00 PM | Return to the Bus and take a tour to the Luquillo Beach Balneary.
3:00 PM | Visit the Luquillo Food Kiosks to enjoy a local food delicacy.
5:00 PM | Time to return to the hotel. If driving, take Route 66 Toll Highway.
7:00 PM | Get a taxi to Condado up to the Condado Plaza Hotel and take a long walk thru Ashford Avenue until you find a good restaurant that you can enjoy.


THIRD DAY - THIRD NIGHT

Road to Coamo and OrocovisZIP LINING DAY
8:00 AM | Eat a continental breakfast and drive your car to Orocovis thru the north route Manat√≠-Morovis-Orocovis.
10:00 AM | Prepare for high adventure and enjoy Orocovis famous Toro Verde ziplining park.
1:00 PM | Have a great local food Lunch at the Toro Verde restaurant.
2:00 PM | Return to the metro area taking the Panoramic Route route thru Aibonito-Cayey-Caguas. 
5:00 PM | Arrive to the Hotel. Time for dinner.
7:00 PM | Get a taxi or drive to Isla Verde and enjoy an exciting casino nightlife at El San Juan or Ritz Carlton Hotel. 


FOURTH DAY - FOURTH NIGHT

Culebra IslandCULEBRA
IMPORTANT NOTE:
Taking the ferry is cumbersome with no reliable departure. It is better to take an airplane. Especially during summer and weekends.
6:00 AM | Eat a continental breakfast and drive your car to Ceiba Airport Terminal.
8:00 AM | Buy roundtrip tickets and take a flight to Culebra (5 minute flight).
9:00 AM | Ask for local public transportation to Flamenco Beach and enjoy a full day on a world famous beach.
4:00 PM | Return to the airport for your Culebra-Fajardo 5 minute flight. 
5:00 PM | Arrive to the Hotel. Time for a little rest.
6:00 PM | Get a taxi or drive to Plaza Las Americas Mall biggest shopping center in Puerto Rico.
9:00 PM | Return to Hotel. Enjoy a free night.


FIFTH DAY - FIFTH NIGHT

Isla Caja de Muertos LighthouseISLA CAJA DE MUERTOS
ENJOY A LUXURY DAY IN A YATCH AT CAJA DE MUERTOS
6:00 AM | Eat a continental breakfast and drive your car to La Guancha at Ponce town.
8:30 AM | Ferry go to Isla Caja de Muertos (Coffin Island) (45 minute trip).
9:30 AM | Arrive to Natural Resource Reserve Caja de Muertos to enjoy a full day on a Caribbean famous beach.
3:00 PM | Return to the Ponce departure dock. 
4:30 PM | Depart to the Hotel. Time for a little rest.
6:00 PM | Stop at Plaza Las Americas Mall biggest shopping center in Puerto Rico to eat there.
9:00 PM | Return to Hotel. Enjoy a free night.

LAST DAY - RETURN TO HOME

Return to Home8:00 AM | Take a taxi again or a Metro Bus to get again to Old San Juan to get your breakfast at the 401 San Francisco Street.
9:00 AM | Time for window shopping. Walking by the Old San Juan street stores is an experience itself. There are many stores to browse and if you want to bring yourself a great gift, buy a panama hat at the two available stores.
11:00 AM | Time for checkout, so get back to the hotel and take your return flight.

We are waiting for you! Next time have a longer stay and discover... 

bahia marinaA Four-Nights stay will bring you to the outside islands of Culebra or Vieques. In your third day, you can plan to visit one of them. Just follow the recommendations of one, two and three nights and use the additional day to visit any of the two small islands; Culebra or Vieques. 

We are bringing you just the best possibilities to know Puerto Rico in order to enjoy every minute spent on our Islands. Those two Islands are so beautiful, that every weekend, the ferry boat get stuck with a lot of locals from the big island in order to enjoy Vieques or Culebra.

Although both islands have tourist quality hotels, they have also guest houses and apartments for rent if you want to stay a night there.