Activities in Fajardo

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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. 

Diving

Fajardo Diving

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.

Fishing

Kon K'lma Fishing Charter

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.

Golf

Rio Mar Country Club River Course

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.

Sailing and Boating

East Island Excursions Sailing

Take a minute to read this table for information concerning local providers that can help you enjoy some time on the water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Fajardo
Name Phone Location
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.

Shopping

Sea Ventures Fajardo Dive Center

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.

Sightseeing

Juan Diego Falls

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.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Fajardo
Name Type Phone Location
El Portal Rainforest Center Nature Tourism Service (787) 888-1880 7.5 mi. West of Central Fajardo
Janice Travel & Tours 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

Snorkeling

Kayaking Puerto Rico

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.

Spas

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.

Tennis

El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

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.

Accommodations with Tennis In And Around Fajardo
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 check
Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa 8.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Fajardo 11 check check
Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort 1.9 mi. Northeast of Central Fajardo 7 check

For example, El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has 6 swimming pools where you can cool off after a game.

Other Activities

Be sure to look at the chart below for a list of other activities.

Other Activities In And Around Fajardo
Name Type Location Island
Catamaran Travelers And Adventures Bio Bay Kayak 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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