It is the natural beauty around Fajardo the serves as this small coastal town's greatest asset. Days are easily spent out sightseeing and visiting nature preserves, participating in various watersports like scuba diving, and of course, kayaking across the famed bioluminescent bay at night.
There are also a number of activities sponsored by local resorts. These include enjoying spa treatments, playing golf, spending some time at a waterpark, playing tennis, and even signing up for dance lessons, cooking classes, and yoga retreats. Of course, you can't go without mentioning that this town is the island's boating capital, and there are a number of marinas that allow visitors to sail in from international waters as well as hire charters to take them out for pleasure sailing.
A little rougher than many Caribbean dive sites, Fajardo is not a location for beginning divers - especially with easier and higher quality sites in the area. Still, for divers looking for a quick plunge, Fajardo can meet your needs. Additionally, from here you can take a ferry over to Culebra or Vieques, where diving options can be a bit stronger.
You'll find several dive operators and at least 6 different dive sites in the area. You can go to this article concerning diving in this area if you want more specifics.
The coastal city of Fajardo is a good spot to get in some fishing. With some small islands just offshore, fisherman will be able to try many different locations during their trip, increasing their chance of catching their target.
If you like to go fishing you might be happy to know there are a few charter fishing services in this area. Those wanting to find out more about fishing in this area can do so by going to this page.
If there are some golfers in your group, you might be happy to know there are several golf courses in the area. The courses are El Conquistador Resort & Country Club, Rio Mar Country Club River Course, and Rio Mar Country Club Ocean Course. All you have to do is click on the course name for more information concerning the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more. Furthermore, you can navigate to this extended discussion if you want to find out additional facts about golf throughout Puerto Rico.
Take a minute to read this table for information concerning local providers that can help you enjoy some time on the water.
|Catamaran Getaway||(787) 550-3138||Central Fajardo|
|East Island Excursions Sailing||(787) 860-3434||3.4 mi. South of Central Fajardo|
|Erin Go Bragh||(787) 860-4401||3.4 mi. South of Central Fajardo|
|Salty Dog||(787) 717-6378||0.9 mi. Northeast of Central Fajardo|
|Serenity Sea Tours||(787) 435-1358||1.2 mi. Northeast of Central Fajardo|
|Spread Eagle II||(787) 887-8821||Central Fajardo|
If you'd like to learn about marinas and charter operators click this link.
If you have some folks who enjoy shopping traveling with you, they're not completely out of luck -- more than 35 retailers operate in this area. To get information on opportunities for shopping in Fajardo and nearby, click here.
You really should set aside a day for experiencing the culture, sounds and sights of Fajardo. Assuming you enjoy the natural environment will often enjoy visiting the area's waterfalls and outdoor parks. For a better look at available sightseeing attractions, see this page.
Information about a firm that will help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be found right below.
|Nature Tourism Service||(787) 888-1880||7.5 mi. West of Central Fajardo|
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(787) 801-0055||Fajardo|
|Kayaking Puerto Rico||Kayaking Service||(787) 435-1665||1.3 mi. Northeast of Central Fajardo|
|Pure Adventure||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(787) 202-6551||Las Croabas, 2.4 mi. Northeast of Central Fajardo|
|Yokahu Kayak Trips||Kayaking Service||(787) 604-7375||Las Croabas, 2.5 mi. Northeast of Central Fajardo|
If you like to snorkel you're in luck -- you'll have the chance during your vacation in Fajardo. Those wanting to obtain more information concerning opportunities to go snorkeling here.
Relaxing for a few hours in a spa just might be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to learn there are two located in this area. Use this link to view our article about this topic.
If you like to play tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The table below may help with your planning. You can view the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other details. Click on the names to read more about the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort||Las Croabas, 2.1 mi. Northeast of Central Fajardo||7|
|Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa||8.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Fajardo||11|
|Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort||1.9 mi. Northeast of Central Fajardo||7|
For example, El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has 6 swimming pools where you can cool off after a game.
Be sure to look at the chart below for a list of other activities.
|Jet Ski Rental Service||1.3 mi. Northeast of Central Fajardo||Puerto Rico|
|Palomino Stables||Horseback Riding Site||Isla Palominos, 2.1 mi. Northeast of Central Fajardo||Isla Palominos|
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