Boating and Sailing Near Humacao

Humacao is home to a popular yacht club

Copyright: Marcos

Humacao is home to the Palmas del Mar Yacht Club, which is constantly busy with tourists who have chosen to sail their own private yacht to the island.  This popular tourist destination is also a great home base for sailing excursions and hiring a charter on Puerto Rico. 

Boat Trips and Day Sailing

You don't have to be a skilled yachtsmen to enjoy some time on the water in Humacao.  There are several tour guides in the area that bring guests aboard their private vessels to show them around by sea.  Some tours last only an hour or two, but others are more extensive and might include stops for snorkeling. 

If you want to experience some time on the open water, without the cost and complications associated with renting a boat you can take an excursion. Want to know more about day sailing options? See the listing that follows to find contact information for area excursion services.

Boat Excursions
Name Phone Location
Erin Go Bragh (787) 860-4401 Puerto del Rey Marina - 3.4 mi. (5.5 km) South of Fajardo
La Paseadora Cruise to Monkey Island (787) 316-0441 7.4 mi. (11.9 km) Northeast of Humacao
Maragata Yacht Charter (787) 850-7548 Palmas del Mar Yacht Works - Palmas Del Mar

Boat Rentals and Charters

If you're going to charter a boat for a bit of sailing on your own during your stay in Humacao, your best bet may be to head about a half an hour north east of town to Fajardo where there are a few companies that will rent out boats to experienced sailors. 

Seriously considering chartering a vessel? You can take a look at this table to help you call a charter operator serving this area.

Charter and Rental Services
Name Phone Location
Mini Boat Island Hop & Snorkel (787) 245-4545 Marina Puerto Chico - Fajardo
Sail Caribe (787) 889-1978 Ceiba
Sea Wave Charters -- Fajardo


The Palmas del Mar Yacht Club features a state-of-the-art marina with152 slips that can accommodate yachts from 50 to 125 feet long, and side ties for mega yachts that are 175 feet long.  Those who pay to dock at the marina ave access to a lounge, tiki bar, restaurant and pub, swimming pool, business center, convenience store, dive shop, deli, marine supplies store, and more.  

Before you can enjoy the luxury amenities of Palmas del Mar; however, you'll need to gain official entry to the island at a port of entry.  The nearest one to Humacao is in Fajardo, and you can meet with a customs official there to gain clearance, then sail to the marina.

Evaluating the option of visiting Humacao using your own vessel, or a boat you charter elsewhere? Check out the table below for information on area marinas.

Name Phone Location
Palmas del Mar Yacht Works (787) 285-1510 Palmas Del Mar
Puerto del Rey Marina (787) 860-1000 Road 3 Km 51.4 - 3.4 mi. (5.5 km) South of Fajardo

There is no doubt about it, your time spent in Humacao is only made better by some time sailing. You can accomplish this in a number of ways, but the important part is that you make it happen. 


Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.