The BEST family-friendly activities in Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
It’s no secret that traveling with kids changes everything. Luckily, you need look no further for a kid-friendly destination the whole family can enjoy. In Fajardo, there are plenty of fun things to do morning, noon, and night. Do your kids enjoy the water? What about the rainforest? Would they like to hike or take a trip to Bioluminescent bay? No matter what your family’s interests, there’s something nearby. Here are our top suggestions for family-friendly activities in Fajardo.
Visit the beaches
Puerto Rico is home to some really beautiful beaches. Whether you’re into swimming, sailing, or just making sandcastles, here you have miles or shoreline to choose from. Three of Puerto Rico’s nicest beaches – Seven Seas, Luquillo, and Playa Escondida – are just a short trip from the inn. These beaches are well-known for offering lots of family-friendly activities (such as snorkeling and surfing), plus they’re extremely well kept!
Make the trip to Bio-Bay
Get ready for an awesome adventure. We suggest visiting Bioluminescent Bay for an evening kayak tour. Your kids will love these glowing waters. Several tour companies offer guided explorations that typically last between two and three hours. Tip: it’s likely you’ll get wet while you kayak, so we recommend you bring a towel and a change of clothes.
Visit El Yunque
Enjoy an action-packed day of sightseeing in the tropical rainforest! Here, you can explore on your own or with a seasoned guide from the inn. We’ll tell about the forest’s biodiversity and ecosystems and show you spectacular views from the Yokahu observation tower. You’ll also have an opportunity to explore the park on your own and swim in water at La Mina Fall.
Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve
located in Fajardo, Las Cabezas features many things of interest to children including iguanas, a beach, a mangrove swamp, a lighthouse, a touch-tank, and skeletons of various aquatic animals. Plus, the nature reserve offers a tour that shuttles you point-to-point via tram as well as mini guided tours at each tram stops.
Take a Turn at Zip-Lining
For little thrill-seekers, zip-lining is a popular choice, especially in Fajardo. Companies like Yunke Zipline Adventure offer tours through El Yunque National Forest that include four separate zip lines and short hikes. Two tours are offered per day: a morning session beginning at 9:00am and a sunset session beginning at 2:00pm. Both tours last 3 to 4 hours.
Enjoy Coco’s Park at Fajardo Inn
Coco’s park really does have something for everyone. It’s a pool-side oasis complete with tennis and basketball courts, a fruit orchard, exotic island birds, plus the best pools in Puerto Rico. Sip on specialty cocktails from Bamboo Shack, our swim-up bar while you keep an eye on your kids as they play in the water. You may also take advantage of the park’s mini-golf course and playground.
The Fajardo Inn is located at the center of everything the island has to offer, including all the family-friendly activities in Fajardo. We have several accommodation options, two on-site restaurants, a gift shop, and more. Plus, our staff is here to make your Puerto Rico family vacation as simple and easy as possible. Book your room today.