Home to a large university, Mayaguez is home to a great nightlife scene without being too over the top. The town itself is best known for having the third largest port in Puerto Rico, thus making it a great home base for all activities that require a boat like pleasure sailing, diving, and fishing. On land there is some green space to explore and when it comes to sightseeing the university helps to ensure the cultural scene is rich.
Mayaguez is not considered the best area in Puerto Rico to dive, though there are a few options. Divers just need to beware that waters in the area can get rough at times, so experience is recommended.
There are several dive operators in the area. For a more comprehensive look at scuba diving in this area click here.
Thinking about reeling in a big one while on vacation? There are a couple of charter operators that operate in this area. To reach our full guide to deep sea fishing, go to this article.
Enjoy playing golf? Mayagüez isn't exactly overrun with golf greens, but there is one golf course to be aware of. The only course in the area is Club Depotivo del Oeste. Click here to visit our page dedicated to golf throughout Puerto Rico.
If there are some avid shoppers vacationing with you, they're not totally out of luck -- there are more than 56 retail stores to browse in this area. If you're interested in learning about shopping in Mayagüez, you can do so by clicking on this link.
Another great option is spending a day exploring the sights and sounds of Mayagüez. The area has at least one historic site and various other attractions of interest to visitors Tourists who enjoy the natural environment will often enjoy the area's waterfall and outdoor parks. You can read this page regarding area sightseeing attractions if you want to find out additional details.
Details concerning a firm that can show you the most interesting local sights can be found in the following table:
|Amigos Tours||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(787) 360-9398||Rincón, 11.6 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez|
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||--||0.6 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Mayaguez|
|Travel and Tour Operators||(787) 833-3752||Mayagüez|
Indulging in a trip to the spa might be the highlight of your entire vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you will be happy to discover there are a few options. Click to see our page dedicated to this topic.
If you want to play some tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. There are a couple of different properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following list can help with your decision making process. You can view the number of courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on the names to read more about the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Mayagüez Resort & Casino||1.6 mi. Northwest of Downtown Mayaguez||3|
|Parador Villa Antonio||Rincón, 11.5 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez||2|
For instance, Mayagüez Resort & Casino offers the option of playing after dark, in the cool of the evening.
The table just below shows a few details regarding other activities.
|Fantasy Island Mini Golf||Miniature Golf Course||(787) 823-7070||8.9 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez|
|Bowling Center||(787) 833-9707||Mayagüez|
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