Puerto Rico is a great place where you may have fun while engaging in water sports. Its location in the Caribbean region and tropical weather make the difference.
Even though some water sports sites in Puerto Rico are under rehabilitation due to Hurricane María’s impact, you may still practice a variety of water sports in this island. In the following list, we share particular activities you may like to do while surrounded by water.
Some Water Sports Attractions in Puerto Rico:
1) Kayaking and Paddleboarding on Condado Lagoon, San Juan
Condado Lagoon is on the heart of the City of San Juan, particularly in a touristic area known as Condado. A kayaking or paddleboarding experience at this lagoon may allow you to immerse in nature while in the metro area.
Some of the businesses that offer kayak and paddleboard hourly rentals to navigate on Condado Lagoon are the following:
(a) Aqua Fitness
Opening hours: Monday-Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(b) San Juan Paddleboarding
Opening hours: Monday-Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(c) VIP Adventures
Opening hours: Monday-Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
T. 787-466-0131, 787-502-5333
d) SUP Action Paddleboard
Opening hours: Saturday-Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
T. 787-608-6286, 787-637-2338
Some of these businesses may offer other attractions.
2) Guided Kayaking Tour at Garzas Reservoir, Adjuntas
While you kayak on Garzas Reservoir, you may admire beautiful scenery of the countryside of Puerto Rico.
To schedule tours, you may contact:
(a) Parador Villas Sotomayor
(b) Jorge “Alemán” Irizarry
3) Sailing and Snorkeling Trips on the East Side of Puerto Rico
Subject to prior reservation, you may enjoy sailing and snorkeling nearby the east coast of Puerto Rico. Snorkeling is available nearby islets chosen by the captain, considering weather conditions and other factors. Various businesses offer these trips.
We had the opportunity to navigate aboard Spread Eagle II catamaran. Its contact information is provided as follows:
Tour Provider: Spread Eagle II
4) Diving Nearby Mayagüez
Subject to prior reservation, you may dive and explore the marine life nearby Mayagüez, located on the west side of Puerto Rico.
We had the opportunity to dive along with The Dive Shop’s Open Water instructor. The Dive Shop’s contact information is provided as follows:
Tour Provider: The Dive Shop
787-312-8530 (text messages are suggested)
5) Surf Spots on Rincón
Some of the surf spots available in Rincón are the following:
(a) María's Beach,
(b) Tres Palmas Beach,
(c) Domes Beach, and
(d) Sandy Beach
Be an adventurer and explore the island to find more surf spots.
The previous list includes some of the water sports recreations you may do in Puerto Rico. Be an adventurer and explore Puerto Rico’s touristic offer.