East

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The East Region of Puerto Rico is a Nautical and Resort Destination. The East counts with five Marinas, four regional airports, six golf courses, world class attractions, and the two beautiful Islands: Culebra & Vieques. Download or print your Vieques Attractions Map and Culebra Attractions Map. It is just 30 minutes from San Juan & Metro area and it offers impressive natural wonders as: El Yunque National Rain Forest, Humacao National Reserve, Culebra Natural Wildlife Refuge and Puerto Mosquito Bioluminescent Bay in Vieques. 

It it’s known for its beautiful beaches as: Luquillo Beach, Seven Seas in Fajardo, Flamenco Beach in Culebra, and Sun Bay Beach in Vieques. Learn about Blue Flag Beaches and Blue Flag Marinas in the East Coast of Puerto Rico! Three (3) Five Stars hotels are under construction and some of the largest hotels of the Island are located in the East Region: El Conquistador Resort & Golden Spa; Four Points by Sheraton at Palmas del Mar; Wyndham Rio Mar Beach Resort and Gran Melia Puerto Rico Resort & Villas. 

Municipalities in this region are: Maunabo - known for its 19th Century Punta Tuna Lighthouse (still in operation); Yabucoa known as sugar town. Among Yabucoa’s attractions is the old Hacienda Santa Lucia. Humacao is the largest city of the region and host of major hospitals, university campuses, shopping centers, and Palmas del Mar community. Las Piedras, known for its craft’s artist and indigenous rock carvings. Juncos, “Ciudad del Valenciano” or the City of the Valencians (from Valencia, Spain) offers great Puerto Rican cuisine. Naguabo has the best seafood of the region. Ceiba counts with the Ceiba Forest a popular attraction for hiking and fishing of marlins. Fajardo has the largest marina in the Caribbean; it is also the town where you can catch the Ferry to Culebra & Vieques Islands. Fajardo is the place for most of the scuba & snorkeling excursions and sailing trips. Luquillo is best known for its Blue Flag Luquillo Beach. Rio Grande is a golf resort destination as well as home for El Yunque Rain Forest. Loiza is known for Piňones, a cultural hectic area and gastronomical route for Puerto Rican favorite’s plates. Loiza is also home of famous surfing beaches: Chatarra and Aviones. Canóvanas has Camarero, the only thoroughbred racetrack in Puerto Rico.

  1. Camarero Racetrack, Canóvanas
  2. El Yunque National Rainforest, Rio Grande
  3. Las Cabezas de San Juan, Fajardo
  4. Century Old Fajardo Lighthouse, Fajardo
  5. Bioluminescent Lagoon, Vieques & Fajardo 
  6. Seven Seas Beach, Fajardo
  7. Luquillo Beach, Luquillo
  8. Punta Tuna Lighthouse, Maunabo
  9. Conde Mirasol Fort & Museum, Vieques
  10. Flamenco Beach, Culebra
  11. Puerto Mosquito Bio Bay, Vieques
  12. Sun Bay Beach, Vieques



 
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