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El Yunque Rainforest and Luquillo Beach from San Juan

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  • Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 4170LUQ

Enjoy the best of both worlds - Luquillo Beach is a huge crescent of white sand lined with coconut palms with the mountains of El Yunque as the backdrop. Then explore the cool, mountainous and semi tropical El Yunque Rain Forest, home to unique plant and animal species. Perfect for families!


Highlights

  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • All entrance fees included

Departing from San Juan, you can combine a visit to the rainforest with an afternoon at one of the world's most beautiful beaches. On the Northeast coast of Puerto Rico, Luquillo Beach is the island's best and most popular public stretch of tranquil waters and golden sand. Offshore are coral formations and spectacular sea life and tropical fish. The water is calm and comfortable - the perfect place for families!

From here, you'll explore the cool, mountainous and semi tropical El Yunque rainforest. The abundant rainfall is shed through rocky rivers, creating many cascades of waterfalls and pools. El Yunque hosts a number of unique plant and animal species such as the endangered Puerto Rican parrot and the tiny coquis, an indigenous tree frog.

According to ancient Indian legend, the good spirit 'Yuquiyu' reigned on his mighty mountain-top throne, protecting Puerto Rico and its people. The name Luquillo is derived from this god's spirit's Indian name.


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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:

Tour commences with pick-up from select San Juan hotels. Your closest pickup point will be advised upon reconfirmation
Departure Time:
  • Old San Juan area: 8:15am
  • Condado area: 8:45am
  • Isla Verde area: 9:10am
Duration:
8 hours (approx.)
Return Details:

Tour returns at approximately 5:00pm


Pricing information

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Pricing information

El Yunque Rainforest and Luquillo Beach from San Juan

El Yunque Rainforest and Luqillo Beach from San Juan

Inclusions:
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Entrance fees
  • Local taxes
Exclusions:
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Pick up is not provided from San Juan Cruiseship (port/dock). The closest hotel is the Sheraton.
  • Pickup is not provided from Wyndham El Conqistador Resort, Golden Door Spa Gran Melia, St. Regis, Sheraton Old San Juan Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino or Riomar resorts because the tour operates out of San Juan.
  • Tour buses are wheelchair accessible, but do not have a wheelchair lift. Persons in a wheelchair must be able to walk a little (with help from the driver) in order to get on and off the bus. The wheelchair must be foldable
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
Itinerary:
Stops on the tour include:
  • La Coca Waterfall (no swimming, just taking photos)
  • Observation Tower
  • Bano Grande (no swimming)
  • 20 minute walk on Caimitillo Trail (easy walk)
  • 2.5 hours on Luquillo Beach
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Nikole D, August 2015

This tour was the highlight of my trip to San Juan, PR! Our guide was Victor Martinez. He was wonderful! He has such a wealth of knowledge of Puerto Rico and the rain forest. The tour was very laid back and relaxing with a nice easy hike in the forest and some stops to take photos of the beautiful scenery and views from the observation tower. If you are looking for a challenging hike, I suggest you take another tour, but it was perfect for what we were looking for. Luquillo Beach was also nice, but I think if I were to do this tour again, I would stick with just the rain forest, but it was nice to see another beach aside from the resort beach. I would definitely recommend this tour with Victor!

Reviewed by: Susan M, August 2015

Jorge, our tour guide, was AMAZING! What a great person...wonderful humor, very knowledgeable. El Yunque was gorgeous and then two amazing hours in Luquillo. Honestly, the most beautiful beach I've been in to. Its a bit selfish but I'd love another hour in Luquillo. Thank you Jorge!!

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Tour code: 4170LUQ