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Beaches, Chocolate and Rum!

Puerto Rico has so much more to offer than just Old San Juan. Join us on this tour as we head west to the incredible beaches and taste perfect at rum distilleries and chocolate farms. Below is the day by day itinerary of this incredibly unique tour.  

Day One:

Our representative will meet you at SJU airport and provide transportation to your hotel at Hotel Miramar - Evening at leisure

Day Two:

Breakfast, rum and chocolate tasting at ChocoBar Cortes in Old San Juan!

After breakfast, we’ll do a short walking tour around Old San Juan, and then

stop for a visit to Loiza Dark Chocolate Factory to see production and have a chance to

buy some wonderful chocolate!

Transfer to Rincon and Yukayeke Playa Resort, with shopping stop en route (approx 2.5

hours).

There are a few restaurants along the beach roughly 2-10 minutes walk from the resort

Meals: B

Day Three- Six:

Time to relax on or walk along the beach, kayak on the nearby Rio Grande, run up to

downtown Rincon or into Mayaguez for shopping ……..

One night we’ll plan to go to a baseball game at Mayaguez’ Cholo Garcia Stadium,

weather depending.

One afternoon we’ll plan a visit to Hacienda Jean Marie Cacao Farm to visit the farm

and taste chocolate and cacao wine

And one evening we’ll have a poolside BBQ at Yukayeke ! BYOB

All in all, we can look forward to a wonderful stay at the beach soaking up the sun!

Day Seven:

After morning beach time, we’ll pack up and transfer back to San Juan

Stop in Bayamon en route for a rum tasting at Ron del Barrilito, where we’ll have a

chance to taste some premium brands !

Proceed to Fortaleza Suites, Old San Juan and check in.

Dinner in Old San Juan

Meals D

Day Eight:

Breakfast in Old San Juan, followed by a full day of visits to cacao farms

First, we visit Virgen Torres and the Finca la Pruvite, with delightful homemade bean to

bar cacao and chocolates and special milkshakes

We end with the rest of the afternoon at Hacienda Chocolat where we’ll have lunch and

a wine and chocolate tasting after visiting this wonderful spread!

Evening at leisure in Old San Juan!

Meals. B. L.

Day Nine:

Farewell breakfast in San Juan and airport transfers.

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Farm to Table

Experience coffee and chocolate from the source, dine at restaurants with local cuisines and taste the difference of food prepared with love and passion. Your taste buds will thank you!

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Stunning Coastlines

Puerto Rico’s Caribbean coast is the most extensive, and is characterized by a rugged though mostly accessible coastline where forested mountains often meet the sea. 

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A Drinker's Delight

Costa Rica is one of the most bio-diverse countries in the world! Thanks to its tropical climate, its location and the protection of 25% of its natural habitat means this small country 

Dossier Disclaimer:

The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.

VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

Itinerary Disclaimer

While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

Important Notes

What to Take

We recommend using a backpack for your convenience, or a medium-sized suitcase if you prefer. A daypack is also essential for carrying everyday items. Space is limited on transportation, so there is a limit of one main piece of luggage per person. You will be responsible for carrying and handling your own luggage.

Packing List

Puerto Rico Water Activities:
• Drybag (Will help keep cameras and essentials dry)
• Sport Sandals or Water Shoes (if you plan to do waterfall rappelling and/or rafting)

Documents:
• Flight info (required) (Printouts of e-tickets may be required at the border)
• Insurance info (required) (With photocopies)
• Passport or US ID (required) (With photocopies)
• Required visas or vaccination certificates (required) (With photocopies)
• Vouchers and pre-departure information (required)

Essentials:
• Binoculars (optional)
• Camera (With extra memory cards and batteries)
• Cash, credit and debit cards
• Day pack (Used for daily excursions or short overnights)
• Ear plugs
• First-aid kit (should contain lip balm with sunscreen, sunscreen, whistle, Aspirin, Ibuprofen, bandaids/plasters, tape, anti-histamines, antibacterial gel/wipes, antiseptic cream, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, rehydration powder, water purification tablets or drops, insect repellent, sewing kit, extra prescription drugs you may be taking)
• Flashlight/torch (Headlamps are ideal)
• Fleece top/sweater
• Footwear
• Hat
• Locks for bags
• Long pants/jeans
• Moneybelt
• Outlet adapter
• Personal entertainment (Reading and writing materials, cards, music player, etc.)
• Reusable water bottle
• Shirts/t-shirts
• Sleepwear
• Small travel towel
• Sunglasses
• Toiletries (Preferably biodegradable)
• Watch and alarm clock
• Waterproof backpack cover
• Windproof rain jacket

Health & Safety:
• Face masks (required)
• Hand sanitizer (required)
• Pen (Please bring your own pen for filling out documents.)
• Rubber gloves

Trekking:
• Gloves
• Hat
• Hiking boots/sturdy walking shoes
• Hiking pants (Convertible/Zip-off and quick dry recommended)
• Snacks (Protein bars, chocolate, dried fruits, candies, energy sweets.)
• Socks (Trekking socks (woollen or synthetic, not cotton).)
• Thermal base layer (Woollen or synthetic, not cotton.)
• Walking poles (Highly recommended.)

Warm Weather:
• Sandals/flip-flops
• Shorts/skirts (Longer shorts/skirts are recommended)
• Sun hat/bandana
• Swimwear