Fajardo is a Caribbean city located in the Rio Grande region of Puerto Rico, and features beach access, snorkeling, scuba diving and golfing activities. You can visit the Flamenco Beach, which is surrounded by greenery, or travel by ferry to the Culebrita Island. Head to the Arecibo coast to view the La Cueva del Indio; a large cavern which features several Taino petroglyphs. Visit the largest Spanish-built fortifications at the Castillo de San Cristobal, which spans 27 acres. At the San Juan National Historic Site you can explore the dungeons, barracks and towers, in a fortress that was constructed to protect the San Juan area in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Old San Juan is a popular neighborhood which is lined with 400 restored buildings, constructed in the 16th and 17th centuries, the area features an old-world European flair. The Fajardo Ferry can transport you to local islands, and it is recommended that you travel in a rented car. There are several small airports near the city; however, you’ll most likely arrive at the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU). You’ll find waterfront lodging options are available on the northeast of the island, in the Soroco district.
Because Fajardo is located in a tropical region, it has warm, summer climates year-round. Hurricane season begins in June and ends in November. The average highs range from the low 80s to high 90s.