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Vacation Rental

My husband and I will be in Puerto Rico Sept 3-15 and will be

renting a condo or house the first week and then will be staying at a hotel in San Juan the other 5 days. We are wondering what area would be the best for a retired couple, looking for a quiet area with good snorkeling, We will rent a car and want to explore the Island.

What area would be good for us the first week?

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We like the beachfront villas at the Wyndham Rio Mar Resort. These are vacation rentals that are located inside the premises of a great resort. If the beachfront villas are over your budget, there are also villas overlooking the resort golf course. Not only are these properties nice as well as the resort, but the location is great. They are in the town of Rio Grande, next to El Yunque Forest and close to the Fajardo Bioluminiscent Lagoon. Lots of things to do in this area.

You can see villas being offered directly by owners in this site:

homeaway.com/vacation-rentals/…r10131

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The "with good snorkeling" and "want to explore the island" are the problem.

Vieques and Culebra have good snorkeling, but they are off the main island, so you won't be able to explore the main island from there. They are relaxing and beachy.

Maybe look into Rincon or Guanica- there is some decent snorkeling there. Some interesting things to explore in that part of the island too.

From Fajardo you can take boats over to different islands (including Vieques or Culebra) for snorkeling, so staying in the NE will let you get to snorkeling (with a boat trip) and also explore stuff on the main island.

You may want to split the you time up to 3 places, so you can get all your desires in.

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