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Puerto Rico Kayaking Tours & Rentals

Kayak San Juan, Fajardo & Other Destinations

Paddle to Isolated Coves and Explore Deserted Beaches

Experience Puerto Rico’s enchanting aquamarine waters with a kayak tour or rental. Whether you’re staying in the exciting capital city, San Juan, or venturing out to the remote island of Culebra, no two kayak trips in Puerto Rico are ever the same. There are opportunities to paddle to isolated coves, explore deserted beaches, and even kayak at night in one of three bioluminescent bays. Kayaking is one of the activities that makes visitors fall in love with Puerto Rico, especially when they get to experience the magic of getting up close and personal with incredible marine life like rays, dolphins, and sea turtles. Plus, it’s one of the most family-friendly ways to enjoy the great outdoors on the Island of Enchantment.

The Best Places to Kayak Around Puerto Rico

Year-round warm weather, crystal clear waters, and endless beaches to choose from make Puerto Rico a favorite destination for kayak enthusiasts or travelers who want to catch a glimpse of varied marine life. The ability to take a guided tour (and learn about secret beaches from the locals) or reserve a kayak rental makes kayaking a very accessible water sport in Puerto Rico – and it’s great exercise! With full- and half-day tours and places to paddle for all experience levels, your time on the water is sure to be memorable.

In the San Juan area, many paddlers opt to explore the Laguna del Condado, where you can spot turtles, various fish, and even manatees. The resort areas of Condado and Isla Verde have excellent shorelines where you can take your kayak out for a spin. But if you want to really kick your sense of adventure into full gear, it’s best to take a day trip from San Juan and go kayaking in Fajardo or Vieques. In Fajardo, the crescent-shaped Seven Seas Beach boasts incredible views and bright blue waters. Head out to the coral reef offshore to glimpse sea life from your kayak. In Vieques and Culebra, kayak tour guides lead eager paddlers out to numerous reefs, islets, and keys, where you can snorkel right from your kayak, swim with many species of turtle, and enjoy clear, shallow waters.

Your Puerto Rico kayaking experience doesn’t have to end when the sun goes down. In fact, some of the best kayaking on the island happens at night in Puerto Rico’s three bioluminescent bays. There, the water glows white and blue with every stroke of your paddle, thanks to tiny microorganisms that populate the bays and emit a glow when agitated. You can learn more about bioluminescent bay kayaking tours here.

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