8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Fort-de-France, Martinique
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Isla de Vieques
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
San Juan
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Fort-de-France, Martinique

1
night
Isla de Vieques

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Bay Beach and then take in the waterfront at Malecon.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Isla de Vieques trip itinerary planning tool .

Fort-de-France, Martinique to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Isla de Vieques can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
Malecon ©
Malecon

2
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 8th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, stroll through Zoni Beach, and then head off the coast to Culebrita Island.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In November in Culebra, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

4
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Juan: Museo del Tabaco Caguas (in Caguas) and El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa Bacardi, and enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read San Juan tour itinerary builder site .

San Juan is just a stone's throw from Culebra. In November, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Museo del Tabaco Caguas, Casa Bacardi, El Yunque Rain Forest
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest

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