15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
San Juan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ponce
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rincon
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Get some cultural insight at Paseo de la Princesa and Walter Otero Contemporary Art. Discover out-of-the-way places like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and La Mina Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Juan: Yokahu Observation Tower (in El Yunque National Forest), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Fajardo) and Zipline (in Rio Grande). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at San Juan Cemetery.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Juan online travel route planner .

London, UK to San Juan is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in San Juan at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Ponce.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

El Yunque National Forest, Zipline, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa
Walter Otero Contemporary Art ©
Walter Otero Contemporary Art

2
nights
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): make a trip to Casa Wiechers-Villaronga, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Hacienda Buena Vista, then examine the collection at El Museo Castillo Serralles, then see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ponce itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Juan to Ponce takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. While traveling from San Juan, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ponce, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe ©
El Museo Castillo Serralles ©
El Museo Castillo Serralles

3
nights
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Get some cultural insight at El Faro Lighthouse and Museo de Arte de Aguadilla y del Caribe. Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa Sucia and Scuba & Snorkeling. Change things up with these side-trips from Rincon: Crashboat Beach (in Aguadilla) and Los Morrillos Light (in Cabo Rojo). There's lots more to do: stroll through Sandy Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Tres Palmas Marine Reserve, stop by Ocean State of Mind, and enjoy the sand and surf at Domes Beach.

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Getting from Ponce to Rincon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rincon when traveling from Ponce in April, with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Aguadilla, Cabo Rojo
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Playa Sucia ©
Playa Sucia
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Domes Beach ©
Domes Beach

2
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museo Historico de Culebra, then enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach, and then head off the coast to Culebrita Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarindo Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Carlos Rosario Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Culebra trip maker app .

Do a combination of car and flight from Rincon to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Carlos Rosario Beach ©
Carlos Rosario Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery and Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum. Relax by the water at La Chiva and Secret Beach. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Caracas Beach, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, admire the striking features of Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, and explore the activities along Sun Bay.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques sightseeing planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In April, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Secret Beach ©
Secret Beach

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