16 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

16 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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16 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: San Juan
Fly:  30​min
1
Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
San Juan
— 7 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
Isla de Vieques
— 5 nights
Fly:  30​min
End: San Juan

3
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
You'll get in some beach time at Flamenco Beach and Playa Punta Soldado Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach, get lost in a book at Culebra Public Library, stroll through Carlos Rosario Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Culebra tour itinerary planner .

San Juan to Culebra is an approximately half hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach

7
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Relax by the water at Pine Grove Beach and Luquillo Beach. Change things up with a short trip to El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest (about 56 minutes away). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old San Juan, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Arte De Puerto Rico, ponder the world of politics at La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read San Juan online tour itinerary planner .

San Juan is just a stone's throw from Culebra. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Carolina, El Yunque Rain Forest, Luquillo Beach
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach

5
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Visit Sun Bay and Secret Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Beach, kick back and relax at Green Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, and look for all kinds of wild species at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques online travel route planner .

Isla de Vieques is very close to San Juan. In January, daily temperatures in Isla de Vieques can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

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Sun Bay ©
Sun Bay
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach

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