8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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8 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  30 min
2
Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h
End: London

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Venture out of the city with trips to Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo) and El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, sample the fine beverages at Casa BACARDI Puerto Rico, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan online trip builder .

London, UK to San Juan is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is minus 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in July: highs in San Juan hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Casa Bacardi Puerto Rico, El Yunque Rain Forest, Luquillo Beach
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan

3
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Flamenco Beach and Tamarindo Beach. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, stroll through Brava Beach, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, and visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Culebra trip maker website .

Culebra is just a stone's throw from San Juan. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach

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