I’ve been to Puerto Rico twice before with my daughter. Once for the purpose of baseball games (When the Expos played some of their “home games” in San Juan) and the second time for a long weekend. Both times I’ve loved our trip and experience in Puerto Rico! This time my husband and two other adults are going with my daughter (8) and I.
I’m interested in any suggestions/comments/questions/feedback about our plan…I’m pretty comfortable with most of the things that we’ve decided to do. I’m just looking for that “one thing” that I’m missing…
We arrive Friday afternoon (1:30) and will drive to Fajardo to take a plane (still trying to reserve with Vieques Air Link- hoping for late afternoon flight) to Vieques. We will be dropping off some of our luggage at Villa Sevilla on the way as we will be in Puerto Rico ten days and don’t need to bring all our stuff to Vieques. We will be spending two nights there in Vieques. We are doing the biobay tour and plan to spend whatever remaining time we have visiting beaches. We are staying at Casa Alta Vista and have a car rental through Island Car Rental. We are planning to eat at Tradewinds and maybe Island Steak House.
On Sunday we head back to the main island and our stay at Villa Sevilla for the next seven days. We do have a rental vehicle. We don’t want to spend many hours in the car each day but don’t mind doing some traveling.
We’ve made reservations with Erin go Bragh for one day.
We will go to Luquillo beach.
We will definitely spend time at the rain forest. On both prior trips we (daughter & I) did the trail to La Mina Falls (I think that was it?). A friend who traveled to Puerto Rico heard that the southern part of the rain forest was the best. Does that make sense? Where would that be? Should we do that instead?
We will spend one day in Old San Juan.
We are considering a day trip to Culebra- should we see if the Erin go Bragh can take us on another day? Should we fly from Fajardo for the day? Should we take the ferry? A tour?
I’ve been reading this forum often and read posts about the Lechon (pork roast?) – they sound interesting. I think the ohters in my group would be interested in that. Where can we find one? What would be the best day to go? Time?
Can you think of any other things that we should do? Or that one thing that would really make our trip special…. We are looking for laid back, relaxing, beach, enjoying each other’s company, not interested in big tourist places, etc…. We like good food, good company, and good drinks in a great setting.
First thanks for reading this long post….. and thanks for any comments, suggestions, feedback, etc….