Puerto Rico boat rental
As a tropical travel destination in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico has it all, and then some. Beautiful palm-lined beaches with calm, warm waters lapping against the golden sand and others with huge waves and famous surf breaks, Puerto Rico, draws all kinds of beach seekers, from couples and families to surf fanatics. Puerto Rico also holds lots of surprises for nature lovers. Walking trails wind through the forests, allowing hikers access to some of the 240 species of trees and hundreds of species of plants including 50 species of orchids. Add to this the charm and culture of historic San Juan, with its colonial architecture and old forts, and all that you need to complete your holiday in Puerto Rico is a boat rental.
Puerto Rico offers you Spanish Caribbean culture with an American twist. Explore and you will find quaint towns, small villages, beautiful islands, caves, and rugged mountains. Old San Juan is a mix of Spanish colonial history and present-day Puerto Rican life. The entire area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with hundreds of beautifully restored Spanish colonial buildings. The best time to visit Puerto Rico is from December to May. This is the dry season and the weather will be consistently warm and sunny. You'll pay more, but it's definitely worth it.
Why rent a boat on holiday in Puerto Rico?
Although the mainland has plenty of attractions, nothing quite beats a day out on the beautiful tropical waters. There are some amazing boats for rent spread out over Puerto Rico, from San Juan to Fajardo, and from Puerto Real to the beautiful island of Culebra. If your time is limited, let an experienced local skipper and crew guide you across the waters. There are so many activities to choose from; deep-sea fishing, snorkeling and sunbathing. If you are in the mood to party then try boat rental for a bachelor or bachelorette party. Take your family or friends on a sunset cruise. There are plenty of join-in recommended boat excursions to pick and choose from and make the most of your time on these perfect waters.
How much is speed boat rental in Puerto Rico?
Speed boat rental in Puerto Rico will cost you on average from USD 500 to USD 800 per day with an experienced local skipper included. There are plenty of different types and sizes of speed boat to choose from in Puerto Rico so take your pick and go high to a larger speed boat rental for USD 1,000 per day or more and bring more of your friends to enjoy all that speed boat rental in Puerto Rico has to offer.
How much is catamaran rental in Puerto Rico?
A decent-sized catamaran rental in Puerto Rico will cost you around USD 2,000 per day. It will be worth it. Kick back and let your experienced local skipper sail you around the sights whilst you sip on a drink and munch some of the tasty local refreshments. No need to worry about sails and ropes, you can jump overboard and enjoy a dip in the crystal clear waters then get back on deck and continue sunbathing.
What are the most popular boat tours in Puerto Rico?
If you haven’t been sea fishing before now is your chance. Fishing boat tours are some of the most popular in Puerto Rico, and you can take your pick from a variety of different tours on offer including snorkeling and picnic tours. Full-day or half-day tours, the choice is yours.
Rent a boat for a day in Puerto Rico
If you only have one day for a boat rental in Puerto Rico rent a boat with an experienced local skipper and crew to help you, your friends and family make the most of your time on the waters. 17 miles east of Puerto Rico is Culebra, seven miles long and three miles wide, with 23 offshore islands. This area's coral reefs are considered some of the best in the Caribbean. The horseshoe-shaped Playa Flamenco is the most popular beach on the island with clear water and no surf, making it a good place for swimming and diving, and the white sands are lined with palm trees. Isla de Culebra National Wildlife Refuge is a well-preserved piece of nature that includes the entire coastline of Culebra with more than 20 offshore bays. More than a third of Culebra is designated as the Culebra National Wildlife Refuge, including Cayo Luis Peña, a small island just west of Culebra. Coves and rugged terrain make for some interesting but challenging hiking opportunities. So set sail and mix your day on the water with some stop-offs on land.
Rent a boat for the weekend in Puerto Rico
A top boat rental itinerary for the weekend in Puerto Rico could start in Puerto del Rey Marina, the largest marina of its kind in the Caribbean. It offers many facilities that you can use before setting sail, including WiFi, showers, laundry facilities, and a bar. Head towards the small island of Isla Palominos, a paradise of nature. Located in the Spanish Virgin Islands, this private island is renowned for its festive and party atmosphere. From Isla Palominos head east to Culebra, stopping at Caya Luis Pena. Caya Luis Pena is a great place to stop on your journey for lunch or to swim and snorkel, before heading on to Culebra and the inlet, Ensenada Honda, for an overnight stay.
Ensenada Honda is the island’s largest inlet, and it's only town, with a small-town vibe. The town’s main industry is fishing so try some delicious seafood there or have your crew cook for you onboard. Culebra has a large turtle population, and you may even see turtle eggs hatching and the baby turtles scurrying their way to the ocean. When travelling from Culebra to Bahia del Almodovar, stop off at the uninhabited wildlife refuge of Culebrita. On Culebrita you can hike to the lighthouse at the top of the cliff, which has a great view of one of the Caribbean’s most beautiful beaches, Tortuga Beach. Take your time to swim, snorkel or sunbathe here before heading home.
Deep sea fishing boat rental in Puerto Rico
There are lots of activities to pursue on your boat rental in Puerto Rico, but deep-sea fishing is spectacular. The most popular catch on your deep sea fishing boat rental in Puerto Rico is likely to be Blue Marlin, followed by White Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna–all your big game favourites. Whether you’re a tournament pro or a first-time angler, Puerto Rico’s deep sea fishing is fantastic. Blue Marlin show up within swimming distance of land and fishing boat rentals rarely go more than 10 miles offshore. Even a half-day trip can be hugely enjoyable. Mahi Mahi don’t get that big here, but there are lots of “peanut” Mahi, which makes for a delicious meal at the end of your boat rental day. Whenever you come, you’ll always find fish to catch. Blue Marlin peak from February to June around San Juan, and has a second season along the west coast from August to October. White Marlin appear around April-July, while Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, and Wahoo peak from November to April. Puerto Rico holds over a dozen Billfish tournaments each year.