Although it is not an official port of entry, sailing to Boqueron is still a great location if this is a pastime you're a fan of. There are several marinas in the area, and for those who don't want to sail themselves, a few guided tour options to consider as well.
If you just want to spend a few hours on the water, without the cost and responsibility involved with renting a boat you should take a day sailing excursion. See the table below to find information on excursion providers.
|(787) 310-8458||La Parguera|
|Fondo de Cristal||(787) 899-5891||Route 304 - La Parguera|
The cost of a 12-month cruising permit is just $25 for U.S. visitors and $37(USD) for others, and getting through customs is not a terribly lengthy process. You'll find the nearest port of entry to be in either Guanica or Mayaguez. Customs is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday with a lunch break from noon to 1:00 p.m. They request that you call 24 hours in advance to let you know you are on the way, and you can reach them at 787-729-6850 or 787-729-6802. Once approved, you can sail on to Boqueron to get your vacation started.
Contemplating traveling to Boqueron using a vessel you own, or a charter from a different location? This next chart provides a quick summary of nearby marinas.
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|(787) 255-3130||Cabo Rojo|
Boqueron and its laid back vibe is a great destination for yachters who just want to relax and enjoy the scenery. Whether you're sailing to the island yourself or you'd like to spend a bit of time out sailing around the area, this is a great place to plan for some sailing.
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