15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

15 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Culebra
— 4 nights
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Isla de Vieques
— 6 nights
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San Juan
— 3 nights
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Culebra

— 4 nights

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Relax by the water at Flamenco Beach and Playa Tamarindo. Escape the urban bustle at Culebrita and Playa Punta Soldado Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zoni, stroll through Playa Carlos Rosario, get advice or help at Culebra Public Library, and enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Culebra road trip planning app.

London, UK to Culebra is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Culebra, with highs around 38°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:

Isla de Vieques

— 6 nights

Isla Nena

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Balneario Sun Bay and Playa Caracas. Escape the urban bustle at Playa La Chiva and Vieques National Wildlife Refuge. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Media Luna, take in the waterfront at Malecon, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take some stellar pictures from Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Isla de Vieques day trip app.

You can fly from Culebra to Isla de Vieques in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 12:

San Juan

— 3 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Visiting El Yunque Rain Forest and Climbing Tours will get you outdoors. Visit Condado Beach and Pine Grove Beach for some beach relaxation. When in San Juan, make a side trip to see Playa Luquillo in Luquillo, approximately Luquillo away. And it doesn't end there: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, look for gifts at Puerto Rican Art & Crafts, and get to know the fascinating history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

For other places to visit and tourist information, go to the San Juan online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Isla de Vieques to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and shuttle. In July, daytime highs in San Juan are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:

Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
A U.S. territory encompassing one big island and several smaller ones, Puerto Rico appeals to visitors from around the globe with its rich history, pleasant climate, natural beauty, and renowned local cuisine. Most tourists take a vacation in Puerto Rico for that classic seaside experience, though the island offers much more than just sun and sand. Tours of Puerto Rico usually start in the city of San Juan, which boasts a trendy bar scene and plenty of art museums for visitors looking to add a bit of culture to their vacation. A short drive from the island's urban centers, pristine rainforests serve as peaceful retreats from the city bustle and ensure plenty of chances to spot wildlife and take exhilarating nature walks.