14 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

14 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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14 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​min
2
Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  1​h 45​min
3
Ponce
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Rincon
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 15​min
5
Carolina
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Madrid

3
nights
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 17th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Mosquito Pier, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Galleon, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally take an in-depth tour of Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum. On the next day, enjoy the sea views from Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Caracas Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques vacation planner.

Madrid, Spain to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Isla de Vieques is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Madrid in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 30°C in Isla de Vieques. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach
Secret Beach ©
Secret Beach

3
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Explore hidden gems such as Zoni Beach and Brava Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Culebrita Lighthouse and Museo Histotico de Culebra. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tamarindo Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach, stop by Zinkowski Art Studio, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Culebra itinerary builder.

Culebra is very close to Isla de Vieques. In August in Culebra, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ponce.

Things to do in Culebra

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

1
night
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Museum of Puerto Rico Music, then take an in-depth tour of Ponce History Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Cardona Island Light, and finally get to know the fascinating history of La Guancha.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ponce vacation trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Culebra to Ponce in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. In August in Ponce, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Rincon.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Ponce History Museum ©
Ponce History Museum
La Guancha ©
La Guancha
Cardona Island Light ©
Cardona Island Light

2
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.
On the 24th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Desecheo Island, enjoy the sea views from Punta Higuera Light House, and then look for gifts at Tres Puertas Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rincon online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Ponce to Rincon in 1.5 hours. August in Rincon sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Carolina.

Things to do in Rincon

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Desecheo Island NWR ©
Desecheo Island NWR
Punta Higuera Light House ©
Punta Higuera Light House

3
nights
Carolina

Carolina ©
Known as the "Land of Giants" in honor of its celebrated residents--including poet Julia de Burgos and baseball player Roberto Clemente--Carolina makes a living as both an industrial center and a hub of tourism.
Get in touch with nature at La Mina Falls and Kayaking & Canoeing. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Luquillo Beach and Balneario Luquillo. Venture out of the city with trips to Tuna Point Lighthouse (in Maunabo) and Icacos Island (in Fajardo).

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Carolina online itinerary creator.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Rincon to Carolina in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Carolina, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carolina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Luquillo, Fajardo, Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls), Punta Tuna Lighthouse
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Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) ©
Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)
Pine Grove Beach ©
Pine Grove Beach
Icacos Island ©
Icacos Island

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