Beaches & Watersports

If you had to pick just one activity to enjoy on Puerto Rico’s crystal-clear waters, what would it be?

Don’t worry – the good news is there’s no need to choose! Between kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, stand-up paddleboarding, and simply lounging on our world-class beaches, this Island has it all. Explore this section to find ideas for things to do on the water during your trip to Puerto Rico.

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Tunel de Guajataca in Isabela, Puerto Rico

A former railroad tunnel leads to stunning Guajataca Beach in Isabela.

Puerto Rico's Beaches

Thanks to our warm, tropical climate, Puerto Rico’s beaches are ready to welcome you at any time of the year. Beaches here are never off-limits, and each one has something unique to offer, depending on the type of experience you want to have during your visit.

From picture-perfect views to sailing adventures, Puerto Rico’s stunning beaches include sandy stretches perfect for lounging in the shade, catching a wave, paddling a kayak, or exploring underwater on a scuba diving or snorkeling adventure. Whether you have a few hours or a few days, come find out why the Island’s beaches are consistently named among the best in the world!

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Watersports at La Parguera, Lajas.

La Parguera is a paradise for watersports including snorkeling, kiteboarding, and scuba diving.

Watersports in Puerto Rico

Whether you’re looking to catch some waves and surf all day near the west coast towns of Rincón and Aguadilla or do some serious scuba diving in Isla de Mona or Isla Culebrita, watersports in Puerto Rico are a fun experience. Boat your way through the passages of La Parguera or the incredible blue sights of Punta Arenas in Vieques and be enchanted by Puerto Rico’s Caribbean waters. If you’re planning to stay in San Juan, you can always stand-up paddleboard in the Condado Lagoon for amazing views of the city.

Best spots for snorkeling on the Island

Puerto Rico's hundreds of miles of coastline make it the perfect place to scuba dive, paddleboard, surf, and even boat through our island's tropical waters.

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