Luquillo Beach – La Capital del Sol
Luquillo Beach is the jewel of all the Puerto Rican beaches. Known as La Capital del Sol, the sun capital and La Riviera de Puerto Rico, (Puerto Rico’s Riviera) this wonderful place was founded in 1797 by Cristobal Guzman. The huge plantation that hosts large coconut palms shades more than a mile of sparkling shimmering sand. It is the perfect place to enjoy a vacation that will stay with you long after you have returned home. This is the nicest beach that you will find in San Juan.
When you arrive in Luquillo Beach, you will have fine array of places to stay and to dine. Stay at places such as Condominio Playa Azul and enjoy a private ocean view and the most spectacular scenery that you have ever seen. Here you will find all the amenities you could want and more. Another one of the many accommodations here is Laquillo Beach Inn, which is located only 26 miles from the airport.
For dining you will find a wide array of places to dine from a elegant evening’s dining to a bun on the run. You can dine at such places as Lolita’s, where you’ll find the best Mexican food you’ve ever eaten. For those of you on a budget, try Victor’s Place where you’ll find seafood as their specialty. Your choices are unlimited for places to dine in Luquillo Beach.
Luquillo Beach Puerto Rico
If you can tear yourself away from the swimming, snorkeling, and wind surfing of the beach, then take time out to do some sight seeing in Luquillo. Visit such places as the El Yunque National Forest, a tropical rainforest that stretches over 28,000 acres and has an estimated 240 different types of trees and other plants that you will find very interesting. See the sights of Hacienda Carabali, where you can take a two- hour horseback ride into the foothills of the rain forest and enjoy the breathtaking views that nature displays in this part of the world.
Choose to visit during one of the annual festivals, such as the Patron Saints Festival in March, or the Leatherback Turtle Festival in April, both of which take place during the tourist season. This is one opportunity to take in the cultural scene of the island. Luquillo Beach will give you everything in a vacation that you want and more. When you leave you will be planning your next trip to this wonderful paradise. You will talk about the memories you home with you for years to come or at least until you return to make new ones.
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