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All Inclusive Ultimate Waterslide Day
El Yunque Rainforest/Waterfalls/Waterslide/Food/Beach & Transportation ALL INCLUDED! Tired of being only in San Juan? Don't have time or money for an overnight trip? Feel like you are missing out by not leaving the city and not hitting some incredible local spots? This is for YOU :) Join us for a short drive from San Juan to El Yunque to enjoy the most incredible Natural waterslide and river, just a short hike off a private road, that only locals know! Down from the natural waterslide is a short hike to a beautiful waterfall, a swimming area with spots to jump into the refreshing water. After a few incredible fun-filled hours we will head to a beach and a place where I will treat you to some authentic finger food. You will get to enjoy water activities, new friends, local food, and knowledge about the area that will serve you for the rest of your trip. What's more, you asked? - Transportation in our SUV with AC - Real Caribbean Food - Refreshments and Snacks - Local music All inclusive! So what's keeping you from booking this experience? You are guaranteed the time of your life. Million Dollar Memories, at Hostel prices. Book now! You won't regret it! * IF A TOUR IS SOLD OUT CONTACT US WE HAVE 4 ADDITIONAL SEATS* *HAVE A CAR? DIRECT MESSAGE FOR DISCOUNTS BEFORE BOOKING * Bachelor, Bachelorette, & Birthday parties welcomed *
Beach hopping with a local
Puerto Rico is surrounded by hundreds of breathtaking beaches, some of them less frequented and known than the others. As an avid traveler and nature lover, you feel the desire to visit the places that mostly locals only know about, where you will be able to enjoy the sound of the waves & the whooshing sounds of the wind in the palm trees. In this experience, we will meet at our designated meeting spot. From there, we will start our journey. We will visit 2 secluded beaches on the north side of the island, and spend the day there, avoiding crowds & touristy places like Isla Verde and Condado. Bring your towels and get ready to soak! warm waters & sandy toes await! ****THE EXPERIENCE STARTS AT 11:30AM, NOT AT 7:00AM****
Beach caves and river waterfalls tour
We will star the day with visiting and enjoy caves by the shore of the Atlantic Ocean. The PuertoRican north coast it’s filled with this ocean rock. There’s going to be chilling at the beach too in between the 2 caves visiting.hiking it’s combined with the beach and we will finish at the waterfalls the perfect day for hikers and outdoors lovers.from meeting point it’s an hour drive. First upon arrival we will hike les than 15 mins over the sea caves there is petroglyphs carve by the native Taino Indians. There is also archies that appeared in movies like pirates of the Caribbean wonderful views. We will be there for 2 hours or as long the group want then we will visit and finish and a water fall there 2 of them one requires no hiking and the other one and bigger only 10 mins hike. The place used to be a hydro electric plant in the 1930s.
All inclusive Three in One Cave, Mountain, and Beach Tour
Join me on a one of a kind sight-seeing experience as we explore the most beautiful views of Puerto Rico! See caves, mountains, and beaches, as well as try local foods, and learn a little local history, all with an experienced and local guide! First, we will explore Cuevo Del Indio, a pre-historic rock site located near Arecibo, on the northwest corner of PR. Here we will view rock formations and caves, as well as petroglyphs made by the native people of Puerto Rico, Tainos, and see where some of your favorite pirate movies have been filmed! Next, we will head inland towards the beautiful mountainous regions of the Island, to my home town, Ciales. Here I will treat you to some of my favorite local snacks while we take in the gorgeous mountain views (EPIC photo ops!), as well as visit a small local museum focusing on local agriculture, which features mainly coffee production. Next we head back up to the coast to view one of the most gorgeous natural pool beaches in all of Puerto Rico, Mar Chiquita. This half moon shaped beach is created by two large limestone outcroppings creating a small opening for water to come into the beach. This allows for gorgeous turquoise waters, and a visually stunning scene ! As we head back from our experience, we will cruise along the northern coast of the island, viewing coast line almost the entire way back to San Juan!
AfroBorinken Grassroots
Embark on a cultural adventure of afro Puerto Rican heritage where you will be taken to the 16th century African township & the cradle of Afro Boricua culture. You’ll visit a secluded archeological open cave to learn about the history of the first island's Island inhabitants and the Columbia Exchange’s impact in Puerto Rico. Shortly after, you will visit A cultural global artist’s working art studio/gallery where you’ll have an opportunity to interact one-on-one, learn about Afroboricua fine arts and purchase autographed elective artwork by the artist himself. Then partake in a beachside Bomba dance & music styles workshop; so get ready to get your groove on to the beat of the maracas & rum barrels. Then learn about drum/vigilante mask making with a local artisan that craft these pieces to perfection. Followed by some free time to make elective local artisan purchases. Finally, after partaking in local workshop, join your guide to the popular Pinones Boardwalk, to make elective fried fritter purchases at local restaurant selling Afro Puertorican street food and follow your guide to the beach to learn and sample "Pitorro" (Moonshine Rum) an ancestral fav followed by returning to the meeting spot.

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St Gria - Sangria Tasting Experience
Discover St.Gría! The first Sangria Factory in the Capital of Puerto Rico. You'll be fascinating with our Sangria Tasting Experience. The tasting experience includes 1 Signature Cup as a gift and 3 refills of your favorite St.Gría. Sangría Menu: 1. Sparkling Wine Sangría 2. Whisky Sangría 3. Vodka Ginger Sangría Point to highlight: Sangrías are Vegan Friendly & Gluten Free. Yes! You can taste 1 cup of each sangría while enjoy good music in the heart of San Juan. The experience does not include food, but we have dips, chips, and many more stuff you can buy when you visit us. St.Gría is open to public Fridays 4-10pm and Saturdays 1-9pm.
Guavate Rainforest, River/Hike and Lechonera Tour/wTRANSPORT
No visit to PR is complete without experiencing its gorgeous green mountains, lush trails, and natural river pools; specially, feasting on mouth-watering roasted pork at the roadside eateries of the celebrated Guavate Pork Route, acclaimed by Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmerman. You’ve been to El Yunque, want to know a more genuine side of our Island, be the only small group enjoying the spectacular nature, instead of stuck in hordes of tourists? Look no further. Ride a private vehicle from San Juan on a scenic drive up to the Island’s central mountains, thru stunning landscapes. Stop to sample tropical fruit smoothies, homemade pastries, or delicious Puerto Rican coffee. Continue up the famous Pork Highway, thru a Forest located over 2,500 ft above sea level. Take an easy walk through a verdant trail and be awed by the 204 species of tropical trees, flowers and palms. After 10 min reach the famous Swimming Hole, where you can enjoy the pristine water. Continue thru breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea, to a little-known spot where we’ll hike 15 min to incredible waterfalls and river pools. Swim, float and bask in the jungle atmosphere at leisure. Finally, stop for lunch at the world-famous “lechoneras”, savor the delicious roast pork, and other tasty local specialties. After an amazing day in the authentic Puerto Rican countryside, ride back to our meeting place in SJU.
All Inclusive Ultimate Waterslide Day
El Yunque Rainforest/Waterfalls/Waterslide/Food/Beach & Transportation ALL INCLUDED! Tired of being only in San Juan? Don't have time or money for an overnight trip? Feel like you are missing out by not leaving the city and not hitting some incredible local spots? This is for YOU :) Join us for a short drive from San Juan to El Yunque to enjoy the most incredible Natural waterslide and river, just a short hike off a private road, that only locals know! Down from the natural waterslide is a short hike to a beautiful waterfall, a swimming area with spots to jump into the refreshing water. After a few incredible fun-filled hours we will head to a beach and a place where I will treat you to some authentic finger food. You will get to enjoy water activities, new friends, local food, and knowledge about the area that will serve you for the rest of your trip. What's more, you asked? - Transportation in our SUV with AC - Real Caribbean Food - Refreshments and Snacks - Local music All inclusive! So what's keeping you from booking this experience? You are guaranteed the time of your life. Million Dollar Memories, at Hostel prices. Book now! You won't regret it! * IF A TOUR IS SOLD OUT CONTACT US WE HAVE 4 ADDITIONAL SEATS* *HAVE A CAR? DIRECT MESSAGE FOR DISCOUNTS BEFORE BOOKING * Bachelor, Bachelorette, & Birthday parties welcomed *
Glassblowing on a tropical island
While vacationing on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. Guests can have the experience to have a private glassblowing class with a Master Glassblower. And take a beautiful souvenir cratered in by you in Puerto Rico. For an extra charge, guests can be picked up and dropped off back at their location. The guest will tour true the glass studio and the glass Gallery right next to the studio. We offer from beginner classes to advance classes if you've never even seen a glassblowing torch to people that want to improve their skills in the art of glass. The student will finish the class with a glass art piece that is a souvenir to remember the beautiful travels in Puerto Rico.
Body Rafting™ & Caving ∙Nature Reserve
Enjoy a beautiful hike through the mountains, visit a spectacular river cave and practice Body Rafting™ among towering canyons in a private nature reserve located in the mountainous Northwest Puerto Rico. You will be hosted by passionate interpreters at a traditional mountain cottage. After being outfitted with life vests and helmets, you'll hike through native bush, appreciate wildlife and explore the fascinating landscape of this area, which was the Atlantic Ocean floor. Then, a magical pause. Lay down in the ground keeping a safe physical distance, and appreciate silence while listening to birds and learning about the biodiversity of the jungle. Next, you will traverse a huge open water cave and learn fascinating stories of the Taíno Indian culture. See how water has sculpted these beautiful limestone caverns throughout history. Then, go Body Rafting™, our unique way to float downstream among the towering canyons fed by underground springs. Back at the cottage, relax and enjoy sipping local beer or beverages, while looking at memorable photos taken by your hosts, your new friends :) Note: Your safety and health are our priority. We are taking extra care and precautions to safeguard the health of our guests. We always wear face masks, observe social distancing guidelines, and strictly follow regulations. For any questions, please contact me at any time. Stay safe! Mimi Other things to note Meeting time: 7:30 am│You must be agile, in good shape.│All hosts and guests will undergo a temperature check at our meeting place. If anyone is running a temperature of more than 100.4° F, that person will not be allowed to participate, per CDC guidelines.│Must wear a face mask at all time.
Peaceful &Exotic Waterfall Cave Swim
» This is the tour you book when you're looking to avoid any crowded touristy spots! Looking for a RARE location few get to see? My personable and RELAXING SWIM tours might be for you! (4 guest group max) ☼ Rare location, away from crowds. If you're looking to disconnect and swim at a truly secluded river, this might be for you! A PEACEFUL adventure at a hidden spot. This experience is all about RELAXATION. » When we arrive at location, we do 2 trails. 1st, we will do a STEEP mud trail that descends to a beautiful spot where you can swim in 2 natural pools and soak in 2 mid sized waterfalls! ☼ After that, we do a ROCKY path climb to our main attraction : A lush jungle cave, with natural pools, and waterfalls! This trail could be challenging, as it requires some muddy rock climbing. » I can also take your photos and videos along the way, so you'll have beautiful memories of your day! You'll be guided all the way, & I will be sharing my knowledge of the location and its variety of tropical plants. * ONLY for those looking to SWIM in a river. These Waters are usually 70* F year round, but they still make a big deal lol * NO FLIP FLOPS (Hiking boots / Sneakers ok) * PACK LIGHTLY! Trails are muddy and STEEP!
Beach hopping with a local
Puerto Rico is surrounded by hundreds of breathtaking beaches, some of them less frequented and known than the others. As an avid traveler and nature lover, you feel the desire to visit the places that mostly locals only know about, where you will be able to enjoy the sound of the waves & the whooshing sounds of the wind in the palm trees. In this experience, we will meet at our designated meeting spot. From there, we will start our journey. We will visit 2 secluded beaches on the north side of the island, and spend the day there, avoiding crowds & touristy places like Isla Verde and Condado. Bring your towels and get ready to soak! warm waters & sandy toes await! ****THE EXPERIENCE STARTS AT 11:30AM, NOT AT 7:00AM****
Beach caves and river waterfalls tour
We will star the day with visiting and enjoy caves by the shore of the Atlantic Ocean. The PuertoRican north coast it’s filled with this ocean rock. There’s going to be chilling at the beach too in between the 2 caves visiting.hiking it’s combined with the beach and we will finish at the waterfalls the perfect day for hikers and outdoors lovers.from meeting point it’s an hour drive. First upon arrival we will hike les than 15 mins over the sea caves there is petroglyphs carve by the native Taino Indians. There is also archies that appeared in movies like pirates of the Caribbean wonderful views. We will be there for 2 hours or as long the group want then we will visit and finish and a water fall there 2 of them one requires no hiking and the other one and bigger only 10 mins hike. The place used to be a hydro electric plant in the 1930s.
Peaceful Rainforest Waterfall Swim
* Private tour up to 4 * River SWIMMING experience. * ONLY for those looking to RELAX / swim at the river. (1hr per river spot) » STEEP terrain, walking on river rocks, there's no trail. * NO FLIP FLOPS (Hiking boots / Sneakers ok) * PACK LIGHTLY! You'll need your balance! » Subject to weather conditions. ≋ This experience will take you to a peaceful, well hidden, non-crowded, non touristy, local spot deep in the rainforest! Enjoy a rare, secluded area away from crowds! We will be exploring 2 river spots, where you can swim, enjoy pure waterfalls and natural pools, I can take great pictures and videos from your mobile, so you can have memories of this unique experience. » After the experience, I will drive you back to the meet up spot.
Afro-Puertorican Drum Workshop
Learn about Afro-Caribbean history through the language of the drum (Bámbula). This 2 hour hands-on workshop will guide you through history, technique, fundamentals, and rhythms pertaining to Puerto Rico's eldest living music genre, Bomba. Guests will arrive at my studio in San Juan, where I'll greet them with seating arrangements and drums for everyone. After a brief history lesson, guests will learn the proper techniques of how to produce different sounds on the drum. We will then explore some of the 60 rhythms that comprise Bomba. Bomba's purpose in Puerto Rico's culture is creating community. Bomba is a vehicle for connection between us humans, and our ancestors. Come join the Bomba family, your soul will be grateful.
All inclusive Three in One Cave, Mountain, and Beach Tour
Join me on a one of a kind sight-seeing experience as we explore the most beautiful views of Puerto Rico! See caves, mountains, and beaches, as well as try local foods, and learn a little local history, all with an experienced and local guide! First, we will explore Cuevo Del Indio, a pre-historic rock site located near Arecibo, on the northwest corner of PR. Here we will view rock formations and caves, as well as petroglyphs made by the native people of Puerto Rico, Tainos, and see where some of your favorite pirate movies have been filmed! Next, we will head inland towards the beautiful mountainous regions of the Island, to my home town, Ciales. Here I will treat you to some of my favorite local snacks while we take in the gorgeous mountain views (EPIC photo ops!), as well as visit a small local museum focusing on local agriculture, which features mainly coffee production. Next we head back up to the coast to view one of the most gorgeous natural pool beaches in all of Puerto Rico, Mar Chiquita. This half moon shaped beach is created by two large limestone outcroppings creating a small opening for water to come into the beach. This allows for gorgeous turquoise waters, and a visually stunning scene ! As we head back from our experience, we will cruise along the northern coast of the island, viewing coast line almost the entire way back to San Juan!
Spend the day exploring with a local
The outdoors in Puerto Rico have something to offer to everyone, but sometimes the idea of “fun” ends up getting lost when you have to be in a bus with 15 other people doing touristy stuff. As a traveler, you want to see what the locals see. You want to go to those spots where you can only hear the sounds of the whooshing trees and the running fresh water. You want to swim in refreshing crystal clear rivers, and even hike mountain tops the very same day. In this experience, you will see a side of Puerto Rico that will leave you wanting more. You will experience the raw and unfiltered beauty of the island, and make the best out of the day while exploring with me, a born and raised local explorer. We will meet at the established meeting location, and start our adventure from there. Our first stop will be at a secret river in the center of the island. After a short 10-15 minute hike, you will be able to relax in nature, take a refreshing dip in the water, & put all your worries away under a waterfall. After enjoying our time in the river, we will make our way to the nearest mountain top in town, and start our 25-45 minute hike to the peak (depending on the guests speed). After enjoying the scenery & taking pictures (I will be taking lots of photos/videos & sending them to you at the end!) We will start our hike back down, and return to the original meeting point in the city.
AfroBorinken Grassroots
Embark on a cultural adventure of afro Puerto Rican heritage where you will be taken to the 16th century African township & the cradle of Afro Boricua culture. You’ll visit a secluded archeological open cave to learn about the history of the first island's Island inhabitants and the Columbia Exchange’s impact in Puerto Rico. Shortly after, you will visit A cultural global artist’s working art studio/gallery where you’ll have an opportunity to interact one-on-one, learn about Afroboricua fine arts and purchase autographed elective artwork by the artist himself. Then partake in a beachside Bomba dance & music styles workshop; so get ready to get your groove on to the beat of the maracas & rum barrels. Then learn about drum/vigilante mask making with a local artisan that craft these pieces to perfection. Followed by some free time to make elective local artisan purchases. Finally, after partaking in local workshop, join your guide to the popular Pinones Boardwalk, to make elective fried fritter purchases at local restaurant selling Afro Puertorican street food and follow your guide to the beach to learn and sample "Pitorro" (Moonshine Rum) an ancestral fav followed by returning to the meeting spot.
Hike and climb in the rainforest to amazing waterfalls
Join me for a unique river trek through one of the most beautiful rainforest found on the island. Born at almost 3,000 feet above sea level. The pure crystal clear waters feel both fresh and reviving as they make their way down the mountain. We will visit multiple waterfalls, scrambling over rocks and boulders climbing approximately 300 ft in elevation before finally making it to the top where will arrive to a 80 foot uninterrupted waterfall in a canyon setting. Here at this beautiful off the beaten path waterfall we’ll relax, swim in the waterhole and stand beneath the waterfall to cool off and enjoy the natural wonders of our island. Then we will hike down and visit the community which borders this rainforest wilderness. Here we’ll have a Puerto Rican style local lunch with desert in the country side, where you’ll feel right at home with the locals and have a cultural experience as well. Learning about the native people and even visit petroglyphs. Here you’ll get a taste of how Puerto Rican’s live in the mountains.
Tour all of Puerto Rico, snorkel & foodies
Hi! This tour takes you thru the center mountain range of Puerto Rico to one of it's highest peaks, under the famed Tetas de Cayey, for a photo op in one of the most spectacular views Puerto Rico has to offer - swing and PR flag included. Then we head to the original Fountain of Youth of lore - yes, from conquistador Juan Ponce de León - which is in Coamo, the only hot springs on the Island. Magical waterfalls await in the jungles of northern Juana Díaz. Finishing off with Guánica's beach mangroves, with perfect white sand beaches, lots of wildlife for snorkeling. Pickup location is in San Juan, but 99% of the time I'll pick you up where you are, unless there's different groups and the locations don't match - then we'll all meet in a central place. Don't have breakfast - do it with me! We'll eat like locals do in panaderías. Also, I *love* eating in tasty restaurants, so I try to fit one in always if we have time. If not, we'll get quick roadside food. Locations can vary depending on weather. If it's rainy or hazardous, we'll switch locations and go someplace else where we'll have a better time. Food and activity costs not included ($5pp springs, $10 car access to waterfall, $2pp parking at beach). What are you waiting for? Hit that reserve button! If you have any questions, I'll gladly respond to those in a private message.