Puerto Rico, an archipelago in the Caribbean Sea, consists of the main island, four small islands, and hundreds of cays and islets. This vibrant island territory is only 100 miles long and 35 wide however it is filled with beauty, history, and culture. Puerto Rico delivers a unique yacht charter experience.
Things to see and do:
- The Spanish Virgin Islands.
- Explore Old San Juan. You’ll find buildings dating from the 16th century, including the San Felipe del Morro and San Cristóbal fortresses and the old city walls. Visit the Bautista Cathedral, which houses the tomb of Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León.
- Visit one or more beautiful beaches. Playa Flamenco on Culebra Island, Luquillo Beach, which is just 30 miles east of San Juan, Rincón, and Playa Crash Boat are just a few.
- Scuba dive.
- Take a kayak tour.
- Go surfing.
The Spanish Virgin Islands
Puerto Rican cuisine has its roots in the cooking traditions and practices of Europe, Africa, and the native Taínos. Try interesting dishes such as octopus salad made with a mix of octopus, onions, tomatoes, and olives and seasoned with vinegar and olive oil, roasted whole pig, viandas, a selection of cooked root vegetables such as yucca, taro root, and yautia. One of the most popular sides is arroz con gandules, a savory saffron rice served with pigeon peas. Tostones, or fried plantains, are also a much-loved option and come one of two ways, green or ripe.
You'll find the weather in Puerto Rico mostly warm and tropical. The hottest month is June and the coldest is January. May tends to be the rainiest month.
Puerto del Ray. Located on the northeastern coast of the island, a full-service marina that can accommodate yachts up to 280’ LOA with a maximum draft of 14’. Facilities include a gym, game room, a business center with access to the internet on fully equipped work stations (complete with printers). Besides, there's a Captain and Crew lounge.
San Juan Bay Marina. Provides a secure harbor that accommodates yachts up to 250 feet. Facilities include 24-hour security, restaurant, coin laundry, water sports, bathroom, and shower. Also, it's close to hospitals, restaurants, car rentals, shopping, and marine stores.
Marina Pescaderia: A 97-slip, full-service marina in the west coast town of Cabo Rojo. Free WiFi, rental cars, and ground transportation available. In addition to bathrooms and showers, restaurant, store and cafe, dive shop, laundromat, and business center.