Luquillo (Loo-KEE-oh) is a city on the eastern coast of Puerto Rico.

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Fly in to San Juan, get a car rental and drive route 3 east to Luquillo.

Get around

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  • 1 Luquillo Pueblo (downtown Luquillo). See the historic Roman Catholic church, Spanish-style recreational plaza, and the municipal buildings surrounded by streets and shops.
    You can drive around the pueblo or park your car and walk around the square and into the plaza. The Spanish law, which regulated life in Puerto Rico in the early 19th century, stated the plaza's purpose was for celebrations and festivities.
     
  • El Yunque Tropical Rainforest
  • Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve
  • 1 Lolita's Mexican Food, Calle 3, +1 787-889-0250. closes at 9:00pm. high-rated Mexican restaurant; Lolita's has dine in and take out; average prices $$.
  • 2 La Fonda Gourmet, 66 Calle Fernández Garcia in Luquillo barrio-pueblo, +1 787-556-6022. closes at 8:30pm. high-rated restaurant with criolla, Caribbean and international cuisine and some vegetarian options; La Fonda has dine-in and outdoor seating

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Sleep

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  • 1 Luquillo Sunrise Beach Inn, A2 Costa Azul, +1 787-409-2929, . Located along a wavy stretch of beach Luquillo Sunrise Beach Inn is a very pleasant hotel with a friendly staff, spacious rooms, most with a balcony and a few extra amenities such as free use of beach chairs and towels. The beach out front is very nice, especially as the hotel does its best to keep it trash-free. It is frequented by surfers since there isn't a reef to break the waves. Walk west a very short distance and you will find a nice, quiet beach with reef protection. $95 - $125 per night.
  • [dead link] Luquillo Beachfront Penthouse (http://www.luquillobeachfront.com [dead link]), Vistas del Faro (beachfront, near Calle Veve Calzada, next door to the Sunrise Beach Inn). Check-in: 1:00pm, check-out: 11:00am. 1,500 square feet rental unit with a fully equipped kitchen, wrap-around terrace offering all around ocean views and a rain forest view from the back. Assigned parking, pool, and pets are allowed. $135 / night.

Beautiful beach front/ocean front apartment. Fully furnished. Located in the town of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. 4 miles from the base of the Caribbean Tropical Forest (El Yunque). 4 miles from the Rio Mar Westin Hotel. Adjacent to the Blue Flag Luquillo Public Beach. 30 miles from downtown San Juan. 301.455.5501

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