If this sounds like you, choosing a hotel within walking distance of a good beach can add a little something extra to your vacation. If you are a fan of the beach, Yunque Mar is just what you are looking for. This site is set on the water, so tourists can spend their whole trip soaking up the sun if that will make them happy.
Of course, since Yunque Mar was built directly on Fortuna Playa, hanging out at the beach is a popular pastime here. 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 vacationers who are eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to read 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|
The nearest one is Luquillo Public Beach. 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 can take your time here, as there are both showers and restrooms on-site.
Visiting a town or community neighboring your hotel can act as a nice day trip, whether you're browsing a beautiful natural setting, or learning more about the area's art and history. Yunque Mar is located in Fortuna, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Fajardo; it is a mile and a half (three kilometers) to the west of Luquillo.
Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Yunque Mar.
|Luquillo Kiosk Zone||0.6||E|
Even though there are only a few attractions located near the hotel, you will be pretty close to Bosque Estatal De Piñones, which is one of the closest.
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 searching for a chance to see something a little different, Bosque Estatal De Piñones might be a good choice. 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.
Finding details about nearby accommodation options is sometimes a convenient way to get a better feel for the area. Even though there are only a handful of other hotel and resort options right around Yunque Mar, the quiet surroundings here are what make it an excellent choice for travelers hoping to find a peaceful getaway. Even so, vacationers can still find more accommodations by traveling out a little bit farther. The table that follows provides a list of the booking options found nearby.
|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||--||--||8.1 mi. North of Humacao, Puerto Rico|
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