10 days in Fajardo & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

10 days in Fajardo & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

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10 days in Fajardo & Isla de Vieques Itinerary

Start: Fajardo
— 6 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
End: Fajardo


Fajardo ©
Fajardo is a small city and municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Ceiba and east of Luquillo. Get outdoors at El Yunque Rain Forest and Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls). Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Luquillo Beach and Balneario Luquillo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fajardo: Casa Roig Museum (in Humacao), Punta Tuna Lighthouse (in Maunabo) and Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind (in Loiza). There's much more to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, step off the mainland to explore Icacos Island, look for gifts at Monkey Threads, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the Fajardo online trip itinerary maker .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. In July in Fajardo, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 79°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Fajardo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Luquillo, El Yunque National Forest, Casa Roig Museum, Punta Tuna Lighthouse, Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

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.
You've now added Caracas Beach to your itinerary. On the 7th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum, steep yourself in history at Isabel Segunda, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Caracas Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, delve into the distant past at El Hombre de Puerto Ferro, and then kick back and relax at Sun Bay.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques visit planner .

You can ride a ferry from Fajardo to Isla de Vieques in 1.5 hours. In August in Isla de Vieques, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 79°F at night. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry back home.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach