Welcome to Puerto Rico!
For centuries, travelers have known about Puerto Rico. It has long been a connecting point to all areas of the Caribbean. Today’s travelers are well familiar with the island as a major port of call for cruise ships, as well as for a major air terminal. Puerto Rico might well be the THE BEST KEPT SECRET IN THE CARIBBEAN !! You don’t have to go to somewhere remote and hard to get to, to see pristine, healthy,reefs and abundant aquatic life. It’s all here in Puerto Rico!
Scuba Diving Puerto Rico
East Puerto Rico Diving is located in the middle of the east shore of Puerto Rico. The east coast of the island offers most spectacular scuba diving, with visibility frequently approaching 100 ft/30 meters. On our numerous dive sites, including the island of Vieques, you will find warm, clear waters, and enjoy healthy coral reefs, with a great chance of seeing some truly remarkable sea life. Along with stingrays, eels, angelfish and jacks, very often we see dolphins, turtles, manatees, and even sometimes, passing whales!
The Best Diving in the Caribbean!
What you will rarely see, while diving with East Puerto Rico Divers, is other dive boats! Only a few, even well traveled, scuba divers know that Puerto Rico offers scuba diving that is among the best in the Caribbean, for not to say, in the world!. You will see walls, dropping off thousands of feet, you will explore coral reefs that rarely have seen divers or fisherman!
For North American divers, the Scuba Diving Paradise of Puerto Rico is usually only a two to three hour direct flight away, with NO PASSPORT REQUIRED.
Enjoy scuba diving in the morning and be back in the sophisticated world of International Hotels, Casinos, and Restaurants of Puerto Rico for dinner!
Snorkeling Puerto Rico:
The top of the list on places for snorkeling in Puerto Rico are made by Playa Esperanza and Blue Beach. The underwater world of Puerto Rico will amaze you with its beauty and tranquil movements. Occasionally, a manatee or nurse shark may glide by. Appreciate the beauty of the antler coral that thrives along the ocean floor, schools of colorful tropical fish and the clear,warm water of the Caribbean. An even better way to discover the beauty of Puerto Rico’s underwater world and to enjoy snorkeling sites, which are otherwise hard or even impossible to get to, is to join in on one of our afternoon scuba diving tours. We will bring you to the best snorkeling spots in Puerto Rico; Jump in and be amazed!
Fort El Morro
Surly one of the most visited places in Puerto Rico is Fort El Morro. Sailing into the harbor of San Juan, you will be astonished by the view of El Morro. Built by the Spanish around 1500, the massive citadel of Fort El Morro was meant to prevent their European enemies from gaining access to San Juan, the largest natural port of the Caribbean. The Fortress El Morro was attacked many times during the years and withstood many famous enemies such as Sir Francis Drake and the British fleet, who attacked the fortress in 1595 and 30 years later the entire Dutch fleet.
Old San Juan
Old San Juan is located on the western half of the small island Isleta de San Juan. It is connected to the main island by two bridges and one causeway. The 47 mi² of Old San Juan offers the visitor many attractions such as the famous Commonwealth’s Capitol and most of Puerto Rico’s central government buildings. Colonial buildings dating back to the 16th and 17th century, alongside narrow cobblestone streets, characterize the picture of Central Old San Juan. Large parts of the old city are surrounded by massive walls, defensive structures and fortresses such as Fort San Felipe del Morro and the 17th century Fort San Cristóbal. A most famous fortress is the 16th century Fort El Palacio de Santa Catalina, also known as La Fortaleza, which today serves as the Governor’s Mansion. Don’t forget your camera, there are pictures to take on every corner of the town!
A number of travelers already know about the white sandy beaches of Puerto Rico. One of the most photographed beaches in Puerto Rico is situated not far from East Puerto Rico Diving. Luquillo Beach lays about 30 miles east of San Juan an is known to be the most family friendly beach of Puerto Rico. A coral reef, perfectly placed to limit the rough oceans, evident at some other beaches in Puerto Rico, keeps the water in the bay calm, clear and warm. Luquillo Beach is well suited for families with small children. The beach provides Picnic Areas, Changing Rooms and Showers.
Surfing Little Malibu
Another famous beach in Puerto Rico is Playa Higuero which served for the world surfing championships. Playa Higuero is a world-class surfing beach also known as “Little Malibu”. The beach of Playa Higuero commonly experiences 16 foot wave breakers waiting to challenge even experienced surf boarders. There are many more beaches, one more beautiful than the other, on Puerto Rico. Some of them are secret, hidden spots like Rosado Beach, a quiet little cove providing the ultimate place to escape the busier beaches of Puerto Rico. The access to Rosado Beach can be a bit tricky. Our staff will be happy to provide you with more information about the most beautiful beaches of Puerto Rico, and how to get there best.
Visit El Yunque; the only sub tropical rain forest in the U.S. Forest Service System. Flourishing on the eastern side of the steep mountains of Luquillo, with it’s 28,000 acres of lush, tropical vegetation, El Yunque, remains the last virgin rain forest on the island and the largest stretch of pristine forest under public domain in Puerto Rico. El Yunque has welcomed more than one million visitors since it‘s opening in 1996!
We hope that we where able to give you a little insight in Puerto Rico and of what you can expect on your Puerto Rico Vacations. We will add more specific content on many aspects of Puerto Rico, Scuba Diving Lessons and our Scuba Diving Tours over time. Check back here frequently to find new pictures of the island, the spectacular Puerto Rican underwater world, the rain forest and it’s inhabitants, and of course, of our guests and ourselves.
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