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  • Location:Fajardo or San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Duration:6 hours (approx.)

Culebra Day Trip by Catamaran from Fajardo

Cruise by high-speed catamaran to Culebra from Fajardo for a fun-filled day trip snorkeling, beach combing and sunbathing on this island paradise. Spend your morning exploring the fascinating undersea creatures that populate the island’s coral reefs before enjoying a buffet lunch complete with rum punch and piña colada refreshments. Then take the afternoon to relax and swim on the area’s perfect sugar-sand beaches, including Playa Flamenco and nearby Culebrita. Your excursion also includes snorkel equipment and offers optional round-trip transportation from hotels in Old San Juan, Condado or Isla Verde.


  • Catamaran cruise and snorkel to Culebra from Fajardo
  • Ride a power catamaran to a gorgeous reef and nature preserve
  • Spend the afternoon at a deserted Caribbean island beach: Flamenco or Culebrita Island
  • Snorkel in crystal-clear waters and relax on a white sand beach
  • Enjoy complimentary drinks and a scrumptious buffet lunch!

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Culebra Day Trip by Catamaran from Fajardo

Culebra Day Trip

Experience a true tropical paradise on this high-speed catamaran adventure to one of the most secluded and unspoiled spots in the Caribbean. This Culebra tour is the perfect mix of adventure and relaxation, offering snorkeling among the area’s amazing reefs, good food and drinks and a laid-back afternoon sunbathing and swimming on some of the world’s most pristine beaches.

Start your day trip with optional pickup from select hotels in San Juan, and head for your 9:30am catamaran cruise leaving from Puerto del Rey ferry terminal in Fajardo. Soak up the sun on the short 50-minute ride on your speedy vessel, refreshment already in hand, and take in the amazing views of the nearby Cordillera Islands Nature Reserve along the way.

The first stop of the day takes you to the pristine Carlos Rosario or Luis Peña underwater nature reserve, just off the western shore of Culebra, for 1.5 hours of fantastic snorkeling among the area’s beautiful aquatic environment.

Once you’ve worked up an appetite, lunch is served around 11:30am, featuring a delicious buffet spread including tropical cocktails, soda, juice, iced tea, fresh fruit, gourmet pasta salad, coleslaw or bean salad, freshly baked bread, sliced meats (turkey, ham, pastrami or salami), seafood or chicken salad, sliced cheese, chips and cookies.

From there, take a short 20-minute sail to one of Culebra’s unspoiled beaches for an afternoon of sunbathing, swimming and beach combing. Depending on weather conditions, your captain will take you to one of two choices: the stunning Flamenco Beach, situated on Culebra’s main island, or the half-mile long beach at Culebrita, a small islet that offers beautiful views of nearby Saint Thomas.

Finish your day around 3pm with a return cruise to Fajardo, arriving back at the marina around 3:45pm to make your own way home or via optional hotel transport.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The beaches were beautiful, staff was great, but I got so motion sick, that I was unable to really enjoy it. But I will try again in the future. I give it a 10, my husband enjoy it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

So glad I saved this for the last day I was there It was the perfect way to end the vacation the crew was awesome very nice and made the day fun. Snorkeling was great even though I cant swim that great they have vests there where quite a few jelly fish to look out but I had no issues the beach was beautiful I see why its rated the worlds second most beautiful beach in the world. The food was ok but what would u would expect being on a boat for hours plus best not to eat to heavy while swimming and drinking.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Must do! These guys were great! Snorkeling was amazing and Flamenco beach was very nice! Definitely the highlight of the trip!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Awesome time was had by all on board. The crew was very professional and accomadating. Would definitely do it again..

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Highly recommended! Warm and great turquoise waters. It takes 1 hour from San Juan center to reach the departure port in Fajardo where you'll pay 3 USD tax/person. The catamaran is really fast. First arrival point is a coral bay for snorkeling. Then the lunch is served light but abundant inside the boat and finally you'll be taken to Flamenco beach. Note that the boat will not come ashore, but will drop anchor close-by and you'll need to swim to the beach where you can take a walk to see the famous symbolic tanks of an era.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Even though the taxi was 25 minutes late from the quoted pick up time of 7:30 a.m., the rest of the trip was phenomenonal! The crew were great at explaining the details of the tour, safety tips and fun facts. The captain was great. Efrain was the best! He convinced me to go snorkeling, though I hadn't planned to do so. He found out it was my birthday and made it even more special by being very attentive and helpful. It didn't hurt that he was easy on the eyes. Great time!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Awesome.... but would be better if we have at leart 0.5 hr more at the flamingo beach.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

The perfect trip....true paradise,

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

My family had an amazing time on this excursion. The staff was super friendly and the food outdid my expectations!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015


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