10 days in Isla de Vieques & San Juan Itinerary

10 days in Isla de Vieques & San Juan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Juan
Fly:  30 min
1
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Fly:  30 min
2
San Juan
— 7 nights
End: San Juan

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): get great views at Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Media Luna Beach, and then kick back and relax at Caracas Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Bay Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques day trip planning app.

San Juan to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 2- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. June in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 78°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach

7
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Visit Luquillo Beach and La Guancha for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old San Juan and Sitio Histórico de San Juan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Juan: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Fajardo), Museo de Arte de Ponce (in Ponce) and El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach, contemplate the long history of La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, and visit Ocean Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read San Juan attractions planner.

Getting from Isla de Vieques to San Juan by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carolina, Ponce, Scuba & Snorkeling, El Yunque Rain Forest, Luquillo Beach
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

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