Nestled in the Greater Antilles island chain of the Caribbean, Puerto Rico boasts a series of blemishless beaches and a range of historic attractions on the mainland. From basking in the sun kissed harbour of San Juan to diving in the azure waters, those arriving on board superyachts are sure to discover exactly why it has earned the reputation for being the ‘island of enchantment’.
Luxury yacht charters in Puerto Rico
Belonging to the Spanish Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico is an ideal charter destination to visit either in isolation, or as part of a larger itinerary which includes Isla de Culebra and the Isla de Vieques. Boasting a year-round climate which is technically defined as ‘tropical marine’, visitors are able to sun themselves on the glistening beaches of Condado and Balneario as well as sampling the local cuisine in suitably inviting surroundings. For adventurous charter guests, a trek through the El Yunque Forest is sure to please, whilst the more peacefully inclined will find their own paradise around the restaurants and bars of Old San Juan.
Puerto Rico yacht charter guide
Bursting with possibilities, Puerto Rico is best visited from November through to April. During this time, visitors are able to visit attractions like the 16th century Fort San Felipe del Morro and the nearby city of Fajardo in the best possible climate. Ideal for motor yachts as well as sailing yachts, Puerto Rico is surrounded by fantastic anchorages and vast cruising grounds which make being underway a complete pleasure. There’s also plenty of opportunities to explore beneath the water thanks to snorkelling spots of Vieques and Culebra which belong to the nearby Spanish Virgin Islands.
Yacht charter itineraries in Puerto Rico
As one of the largest harbors in the Caribbean, and situated close to the nearby Fernando Ribas airport, San Juan is the place where yacht charters in Puerto Rico typically begin. From here, there are a variety of different ways for you to being discovering this enchanting island and its neighbors. You might, for example, wish to cruise over to the Spanish Virgin Islands which are a mere 15 nautical miles from the coast to indulge in the hot springs produced by an unusual volcanic formation at the Isla De Culebrita. Alternatively, you may wish to set out for Ensenada Honda to unwind against a scenic bay lined by mangrove trees.
Planning a yacht charter in Puerto Rico
In order to get started with the planning of your yacht charter in Puerto Rico you should take a look at all of the of the crewed yachts found below before getting in touch with a charter broker who will be able to advise you on their current availability and the best times to visit.