Often, travelers plan to come to Puerto Rico just to experience the spectacular beaches that the region is famous for.
Visitors love that Yunque Mar is directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go out of the way to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area.
Obviously, since Yunque Mar is located right on Fortuna Playa, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime at this property. Fortuna Playa is what many would call a "local beach." The area is frequented by locals, and not very well kept, yet still remains a beauty in the grand scheme of things. For those who are willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the following names to view our detailed article:
|Luquillo Public Beach||1.6||E||Playa Azul|
|Luquillo Beach||2.2||E||Rio Sabana|
|Coco Beach||4.6||WNW||3.6 mi. East-Southeast of Loiza|
Luquillo Public Beach is the one that's nearest to the hotel. Water sports, equipment rentals, camping, and souvenir and food vendors are all available to the public at this beach. Lining the entrance to the beach, visitors will find numerous brightly colored stands offering all sorts of goodies you won't be able to resist. A unique feature to Luquillo Public Beach is its "Sea Without Barriers" program which assists disabled persons with enjoying the water, so everyone can have a great time. You'll be able to enjoy the afternoon for as long as you want, as it will have restrooms and showers for your convenience.
Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your hotel can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or learning more about the area's art and history. Yunque Mar is located in Fortuna, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Fajardo; it's a mile and a half (three kilometers) to the west of Luquillo.
The areas that are closest to Yunque Mar are listed in the table below:
|Luquillo Kiosk Zone||0.6||E|
|El Yunque National Forest||7.3||SSW|
Though there are not many attractions within a close distance of the hotel, you can still experience attractions like Bosque Estatal De Piñones, which is one of the closest ones.
For more, check out the nearby attractions below:
|Bosque Estatal De Piñones||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||14.6||W||Pinones|
|La Coca Falls||Waterfall||--||--||9.0 mi. South of Loiza|
|Zip Line Site||--||--||Rio Grande|
|La Mina Falls||Waterfall||6.6||SW||7.4 mi. South West of Luquillo|
|El Yunque National Forest||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||6.5||SSW||7.1 mi. South West of Luquillo|
|Juan Diego Falls||Waterfall||5.2||SSW||5.8 mi. South West of Luquillo|
|Park||0.3||E||1.4 mi. West of Luquillo|
|Bosque Estatal De Ceiba||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||8.7||SE||1.6 mi. Southeast of Fajardo|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||8.9||ESE||2.0 mi. East of Fajardo|
|Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||8.1||E||3.7 mi. North-Northeast of Fajardo|
|Fero de las Cabezas de San Juan Lighthouse||Lighthouse||8.3||E||3.8 mi. Northeast of Fajardo|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||14.1||E||7.9 mi. East of Fajardo|
If you're looking for somewhere a little different to visit, Bosque Estatal De Piñones is an alternative worth considering. The park contains a boardwalk that stretches through a dense collection of mangroves. This vital ecosystem to Puerto Rico is home to a number of wildlife that cannot survive in other habits.
Learning more about nearby lodging possibilities is sometimes an easy means of getting a better feel for the area. Even though you might only find a few additional resort and hotel options right around Yunque Mar, the quiet surroundings here ensure that it's a pleasant option for guests hoping to enjoy a peaceful vacation destination. Nevertheless, vacationers will still be able to encounter other accommodation options by going out a little farther. Learn what you need to know about all of the area's lodging options by checking the table below.
|Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa||0.8||NW||2.5 mi. West-Northwest of Luquillo, Puerto Rico|
|Luquillo Sunrise Beach Inn||1.9||E||Luquillo, Puerto Rico|
|Gran Melia Golf Resort Puerto Rico||4.0||NW||4.4 mi. East of Loiza, Puerto Rico|
|Club Melia||4.0||NW||4.4 mi. East of Loiza, Puerto Rico|
|St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort||7.0||WNW||Bethel Town, Puerto Rico|
|El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort||7.8||E||Las Croabas, Puerto Rico|
|Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort||7.9||E||1.9 mi. Northeast of Fajardo, Puerto Rico|
|Fajardo Inn||7.9||ESE||Fajardo, Puerto Rico|
|Ceiba Country Inn||8.6||SSE||4.7 mi. South-Southwest of Fajardo, Puerto Rico|
|Casa Cubuy Ecolodge||9.0||SSW||8.0 mi. North of Humacao, Puerto Rico|
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