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.
There are two to choose from. For more in formation concerning diving opportunities in this area see this page.
Hoping to go fishing during your vacation? You might be happy to discover 3 fishing charters operate in this area. Read this article which is all about nearby fishing options if you want to find more information.
Enjoy playing golf? There are two golf courses in the area. The courses are Rio Mar Country Club River Course and Rio Mar Country Club Ocean Course. For more information concerning the course, including location, number of holes, and more click on the name of the course. For a more comprehensive look at this topic, read this article concerning golf courses throughout Puerto Rico.
If there are some shopping fanatics vacationing with you, they can browse a few of the area's 29 retail shops. To get information on opportunities for shopping in and around Luquillo, go to this page.
You should set aside some time for exploring the sights and sounds of Luquillo. Travelers who like spending time outdoors will probably enjoy the area's waterfalls and outdoor parks. For a better look at this topic, see this article about area sightseeing opportunities and attractions.
Take a moment to read the table below for more information about a firm that can direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights.
|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 exploring a watery world sounds fun you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Luquillo. Click to view our article about snorkeling opportunities.
Enjoying a spa just might be the highlight of your entire vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you might be happy to know there's one in the area. To read a more detailed discussion of places to relax in this area go to this page.
If you enjoy playing tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following information may help with you make a decision. At a glance, you can see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on the names to learn more about 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 instance, El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has 6 swimming pools where you can cool off after a game.
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