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.

There are 3 dive services and at least 6 good dive sites in the area. To read more about diving opportunities in this area click here.

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 enjoy fishing you might be happy to discover there are a few charter fishing services located in this area. Follow this link to see our page dedicated to this topic.

Golf

Rio Mar Country Club River Course

Hoping to play golf during your vacation? You might be pleased to discover there are three golf courses in the area. The area courses are El Conquistador Resort & Country Club, Rio Mar Country Club River Course, and Rio Mar Country Club Ocean Course. To read a detailed article concerning the course all you have to do is click on the course name. To get more information on golf courses throughout Puerto Rico, read this article.

Sailing and Boating

East Island Excursions Sailing

More information concerning local providers that will help you enjoy some time on the water can be found here:

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 want to read about charter operators and marinas go to this page.

Shopping

Sea Ventures Fajardo Dive Center

If there are some avid shoppers vacationing with you, they might want to know that more than 35 retailers operate in this area. To reach our full guide to shopping in and around Fajardo, read this article.

Sightseeing

Juan Diego Falls

You might want to set aside a day for exploring the culture, sounds and sights of Fajardo. Those visitors who like the open air are likely to enjoy visiting the area's waterfalls and outdoor parks. Click here to read our page regarding area sightseeing and attractions.

The following chart provides a few details concerning a firm that can guide you to some of the most interesting local sights.

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 enjoy snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance while vacationing in Fajardo. To read about other snorkeling opportunities, click here.

Spas

Enjoying a spa just might be one of the most memorable parts of your entire vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to learn there are two located in this area. Read this article about spas in the area if you want to find more facts.

Tennis

El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

If you like playing tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The information that follows can help clarify your options. You can view the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other details. Click on the names to read more details concerning 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

The following table summarizes a few details regarding 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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