Activities

While on the island here’s some ideas for things to do.  We highly recommend booking any tours as soon as possible since dates fill quickly during high season of November through July.  The following websites are just suggestions and a starting point in your search.

Here are some great recommendations from guests and have a good reputation. Please mention Services by Alana or Alana Sauer when you book!

Disclaimer: Tours are taken at your own risk.  Services By Alana does not endorse any tour guide over another.

Bio-bay Tours:

There are only five bioluminescent bays in the world, three of them are are in Puerto Rico.  The most popular is Mosquito Bay off island of Vieques near the main island. There is also Laguna Grande in Fajardo. Don’t miss this magical experience and wonders of nature.

Horseback Riding:

There are a number of opportunities to enjoy Puerto Rico on horseback.  Please check the tour operators requirements such as weight or age before booking a trip.  Many of these tour operators offer other excursions such as walking tours, bike tours, ATVs, etc.

Zip-line Adventures:

Looking for a hike in the rain forest, and a little adventure? A zipline experience delivers on both with a walk in the rain forest, and a zip-line soaring through the canopy.  Weight restrictions apply.

Events, Festivals, and Sites:

When in Puerto Rico, do as the Puerto Ricans do! Experience the rich culture and the people at one of the many events, festivals, and social activities during your visit. Puerto Rico awaits!

Fishing: 

Are  you up for the challenge in deep sea fishing for marlin, tuna, mahi-mahi? Try kayak fishing for tarpon or peacockbass.  Just looking for casual fishing, Puerto Rico offers many opportunities for shore fishing.

Surfing Lessons:

Ever wanted to try your hand at surfing?  Enjoy the beautiful waters and views of Puerto Rico while learning.

Caves:

Whether exploring the 10 miles of caves in Rio Camuy, or the more Yellow Reef with its adventurous underwater series of deeply cut ravines with limestone slopes and boulders, there is lots to explore.

Ocean life

Ocean life

Diving:

Situated between the Dominican Republic and the Virgin Islands in the heart of the Caribbean, Puerto Rico offers spectacular dive locations such as Desecheo Island, Mona Island, Vieques Island, La Parguera, or Escambron. Typical visibility is up to 50 metres/160 feet to enjoy over 700 species of fish and coral reefs.

Underwater life near shore.

Underwater life near shore.

Snorkeling:

The main island offers good snorkeling spots, such as Fajardo and La PagueraHowever, the offshore islands provide some of the best snorkeling beaches in the Caribbean. The offshore island of Culebra has been included on “best snorkeling islands in the world”. 

Here’s a couple companies that do a great job of taking you out for a day of snorkeling. They will provide snorkel gear, lunch, soft drinks/water/rum punch.