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El Yunque National Forest
Experience the rain forest without having to blaze your own trail. El Yunque's well-marked trails and helpful guides lead you to its many photogenic features, from waterfalls and lush vegetation to an observation tower with great views. It's an easy day trip from San Juan.

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The El Yunque Rain Forest
The El Yunque Rain Forest
Owner description: Covering 28,000 acres, and receiving more than 200 inches of rain per year, El Yunque National Forest is the only tropical rain forest in the US Forest System. Noted for its... more Owner description: Covering 28,000 acres, and receiving more than 200 inches of rain per year, El Yunque National Forest is the only tropical rain forest in the US Forest System. Noted for its biodiversity, the forest is home to more than 400 different plant species. It has more than a dozen maintained trails for hiking, picnic pavilions, stone towers, rivers, waterfalls, and an interpretive visitors' center. less
Attraction type: Forests; Waterfalls; Parks
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La Mina Falls
La Mina Falls
Be sure to leap into the cool waters at the base of this 35-foot cascade.
Attraction type: Waterfalls
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Yokahu Observation Tower
Yokahu Observation Tower
A tower in El Yunque offering a sweeping view of the rainforest.
Attraction type: Observation Decks & Towers
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Luquillo Beach
Luquillo Beach
Take your camera to this lovely palm-lined beach, which features calm waters for children, and a chance to ride the "paso fino" horses along the beach.
Attraction type: Beaches
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La Coca Falls
La Coca Falls
Owner description: A premier attraction of El Yunque Rain Forest, these dramatic waterfalls cascade down mossy cliffs, where the more adventurous can climb up slippery rocks to its base for a closer... more Owner description: A premier attraction of El Yunque Rain Forest, these dramatic waterfalls cascade down mossy cliffs, where the more adventurous can climb up slippery rocks to its base for a closer look. less
Attraction type: Waterfalls
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Nearby recommended restaurants:

Pasta y Pueblo
Pasta y Pueblo
Ranked #1 of 71 Restaurants in Luquillo
Price: $6 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Caribbean, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
El Rincon Del Sabor
El Rincon Del Sabor
Ranked #2 of 71 Restaurants in Luquillo
Price: $10 - $24
Cuisines: Seafood, Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Latin
Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
La Familia Bakery 2
La Familia Bakery 2
Ranked #1 of 62 Restaurants in Rio Grande
Price: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Cafe, Puerto Rican
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
El Verde BBQ
El Verde BBQ
Ranked #2 of 62 Restaurants in Rio Grande
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Boardriders
Boardriders
Ranked #3 of 71 Restaurants in Luquillo
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Puerto Rican
Good for: Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

La Paloma Guest House
La Paloma Guest House
$65 - $75

Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Wyndham Garden at Palmas del Mar
3.5 of 5
Wyndham Garden at Palmas del Mar
$98 - $239
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Humacao
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Grupotel Cala San Vicente
4.0 of 5
Grupotel Cala San Vicente
$79 - $311 (€70 - €275)
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Rainforest Inn
Rainforest Inn
$160 - $165
Carole's Rainforest Villas
Carole's Rainforest Villas
$135 - $245

Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Luquillo Sunrise Beach Inn
3.0 of 5
Luquillo Sunrise Beach Inn
$109 - $188
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Luquillo
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort
5.0 of 5
The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort
$686 - $1,975
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Rio Grande
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Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club
5.0 of 5
Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club
$1,016 - $1,567
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Rio Grande
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Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
4.5 of 5
Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
$217 - $991
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Fajardo
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.