Attractions in Fajardo

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Home to the largest marina in the Caribbean and an important ferry launch, Fajardo is a place where people are always coming and going, and they usually do it by sea.  Those who decide to stay awhile will quickly discover that the town consists of one of the most important nature reserves on the entire island of Puerto Rico, several beaches that are great snorkeling spots, and even a casino.

Beaches

Seven Seas Beach

You will find a large selection of beaches to visit in and around the area. Snorkeling is available at some locations, for people who are so inclined. You can click on the name of each beach for a detailed article concerning that beach.

A local beach that offers snorkeling is Playa Sardinera. The harbor at Playa Sardinera keeps the sea and the shore littered with fishing and sailing boats of all sorts. Under the docked boats is dark, desert colored sand, and cloudy green waters.

A second place that beach-goers can consider is Las Croabas Beach. The beaches of Las Croabas are narrower than other beaches in Puerto Rico, and comprised mainly of fragments of igneous rock that washes ashore from the outlying reef.

Playa Laguna Aguas Prietas: After miles of forestry, Playa Laguna Aguas Prietas appears as a clearing along the north coast of Puerto Rico. This locale is perfect for visitors who want to enjoy quiet and seclusion.

Fajardo and the surrounding areas have many other beach choices. For a better look at beaches, follow this link.

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Vacationers will experience some other worthwhile local landmarks nearby.

If the functional aspects of maritime life intrigue you, you might enjoy a visit to Fero de las Cabezas de San Juan Lighthouse. Many people visit this lighthouse for a climb to the top for one of the most breathtaking views on the island. You can also explore the surrounding Nature Center and follow the trails mapped out around the lighthouse.

Miscellaneous Landmarks Near Fajardo
Name Type Location Island
Fero de las Cabezas de San Juan Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.8 mi. Northeast of Central Fajardo Puerto Rico

Natural Attractions

Juan Diego Falls

One of the more frequently visited outdoor tourist attractions is Bosque Estatal De Ceiba. <p>Very close to the city of Fajardo and Ceiba, the Bosque Estatal de Ceiba is a popular destination for anyone looking to take part it outdoor activities while on the island. Visitors will find plenty of people enjoying the forest with a hike, looking out for birds, or heading to the mangroves and fishing.</p>

Another site that needs mentioning is Cayos De La Cordillera Nature Reserve. <p>The natural reserve does not itself offer any activities, however many people find it a great place just to explore. Many of the tour groups in the area will have options that take you here, so if you are interested, just ask them.</p>

Needless to say, there are quite a few other nature attractions. To find out about other natural attractions in and around Fajardo, visit this page.

Casinos

Puerto Rico Casinos

People do not generally go to Fajardo to find gambling, but there is one option nearby, Wyndham Rio Mar Casino. <p>Part sports bar, part casino, the Wydham Rio Mar Casino offers guests the opportunity to play a few games, then kick back in the bar with a cold drink and watch the game. Guests making their way around the table games and slot machines enjoy complimentary beverages as well as assistance from a knowledgeable and friendly staff.</p>

 

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