Home to what many locals consider to be the best beach in Puerto Rico, Luquillo is 40 minutes away from San Juan and a great destination for those who want to escape busy crowds without being so far away that easy access to favored attractions is out of the question. Aside from lying on the beach, top activities include hiking the trails of the El Yunque Forest, horseback riding, taking an ATV tour, and getting in a bit of shopping.
You'll find dive services in the area. To learn more about scuba diving in this area click here.
Hoping to spend some time with a rod in your hand? You might be happy to know 3 charter operators are located in this area. Click this link to see our extended discussion of this topic.
Like golf? There are two golf courses in the area. The area courses are Rio Mar Country Club River Course and Rio Mar Country Club Ocean Course. For a detailed article concerning the course, including contact information, number of holes, location, and more click on the course name. To find out about other golfing throughout Puerto Rico, navigate to this page.
If you're going to be traveling with some folks who enjoy window shopping they might enjoy exploring a few of the 29 retail shops in the area. If you'd like to read more concerning shopping in and around Luquillo, you can do so by visiting this page.
You should set aside some time for enjoying the sights, sounds and culture of Luquillo. Visitors who enjoy natural surroundings will often have a pleasant time visiting the area's waterfalls and outdoor parks. To reach our detailed page about attractions, click this link.
Details concerning a firm that will show you the most interesting local sights can be seen below.
|Carabali Rainforest Park||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(787) 889-4954||3.0 mi. West of Central Luquillo|
|Nature Tourism Service||(787) 888-1880||3.8 mi. South West of Central Luquillo|
|Kayaking Puerto Rico||Kayaking Service||(787) 435-1665||5.8 mi. East-Southeast of Central Luquillo|
If you like to go snokeling there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Luquillo. To read our complete page about nearby snorkeling opportunities, visit this page.
Relaxing in a spa could be one of the highlights of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to learn there's one in the area. For a more thorough discussion of places to relax in this area click here.
If you want to play some tennis your best bet is to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following table can help clarify your options. You can view the number of courts available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on each name to read more details concerning the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort||Las Croabas, 6.1 mi. East of Central Luquillo||7|
|Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa||2.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Luquillo||11|
|Club Melia||5.7 mi. Northwest of Central Luquillo||3|
For example, El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has 6 swimming pools where you can cool off after a game.
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