1. Puerto Rico
  2. Eastern Region, Puerto Rico
  3. San Juan
  4. El Yunque National Forest

Fajardo: Catamaran and Snorkel to Deserted Icacos Island

Product ID: 19891
Set sail in the beautiful Caribbean waters on the dock of a 62 Catamaran. Sit back and enjoy the vivid views of the Fajardo coastline and prepare yourself for 6 hours of sightseeing, snorkeling, and swimming at Icacos, followed by a special buffet lunch.
About this activity
Duration: 6 - 8 hours
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Spanish, English

Pickup optional

All guest must be ready in the main entrance of the hotel 5 minutes before pick up time and allow 10 minutes for the driver to arrive. Food and beverages consumption is not allowed on the shuttle vehicle. Call 787-860-3434 for further questions.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Set sail in the beautiful Caribbean waters and take in the views of the Fajardo coastline
  • Spend the afternoon under the sun and in the water as you snorkel and swim in the Icacos Island area
  • Indulge in a buffet-style lunch with specialty drinks like piña colada and tropical rum punch
Full description
Spend a day in the sun on a 6-hour trip that takes you out on the clear waters of the Caribbean and along the Fajardo coastline aboard a catamaran.

Set sail in the morning from Puerto del Rey Marina, the largest and best-kept marina in the Caribbean. On board the catamaran's deck you will enjoy beautiful views of the mountains in the El Yunque National Forest, as well as the beaches along the Fajardo coastline.

After a comfortable sail of about 45 minutes, you will anchor at one of the small deserted islands and cays off the northeast coast of Puerto Rico. Normally it is the island of Icacos, but the captain will sometimes head to Palominito, Cayo Lobo, or Palominos if the conditions and snorkeling are better for the day.

Once you arrive, step off into shallow water and spend the next 2 hours walking on the beach, beachcombing, and swimming in the crystal clear waters. You may also opt to snorkel, and a crew member will assist you with instruction on how to use the gear.

Return on board for a buffet-style lunch full of all-you-can-eat fruits, fresh-baked breads, sliced deli meats, cheeses, tuna salad, gourmet pasta salad, coleslaw, chips, and cookies. Sodas, water, and juices are also available, and those with a taste for the sweeter things in life will want to sample the specialty piña coladas and tropical rum punch.

When you have eaten your fill, the boat will head a short distance out and anchor over the reef for another 1 or 2 hours of snorkeling. A leisurely sail back to Marina Puerto del Rey will bring you back to the dock at 15:30, with plenty of time to enjoy your afternoon and evening in Fajardo.
Includes
  • Catamaran sailing trip
  • Snorkel gear: masks, snorkels, fins, and floating belts in all sizes
  • A complimentary buffet-style lunch with specialty drinks like piña colada and tropical rum punch
  • Speciality beverages
  • 11.5% local taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation, unless selected
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet the tour partner in Puerto del Rey Marina in Fajardo 45 minutes prior to departure time. Free parking is available inside of the marina. 4900 State Road 3 Km. 51.4, Fajardo, 00738, Puerto Rico

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Cooler
Know before you go
Quality snorkeling gear is provided, and underwater cameras are available for purchase on board. Please bring towels and sunscreen and wear light clothing over a swim suit.

Important: Be advised that this snorkeling beach trip travels by high speed boat in open waters and may not be appropriate for pregnant women, those with recent surgeries, back injuries and children under 3 years of age.

If you tend to get seasick, please be advised you that you can take an over-the-counter remedy with food at least 1 hour before the trip.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 122 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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I can only recommend this tour! Of course there was a lot of people on the boat, maybe also too many. But the team did a great job, the food was okay and they drinks were delicious! The island Icacos was super pretty and the snorkling was amazing. (There was a couple of other Catamarans on the island too, so it wasn't a completely lonely island though...) All in all, I loved it and wish for everyone to get this experience!

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January 29, 2020

Definitely do this! The crew on the boat was everything!! This was our first time Puerto Rico, and seeing the clear water and beautiful beaches was the highlight of the trip. When we come back I will definitely book with them again. The crew was fun, energetic, and takes their job seriously. Thank you!

November 15, 2019

Recomendaciones

Good afternoon on June 12, 2019, I was able to enjoy its facilities and the enjoyment of the Catamaran in Fajardo and it was very good. The food excellent and the service very good. But I felt uncomfortable and indigmatic in relation to when they were going to give the instructions, the passengers were separated by the Latinos on one side and the Americans on the other. I felt they committed discrimination with those who did not know English. I recommend that when you give the instructions first in English and then in Spanish and in that way you can not see the discrimination with Latinos because as Puerto Ricans we support ours and so it does not look ugly to be separated from people because they do not all Latinos knew English. Very grateful they are suggestion. Thank you

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June 13, 2019

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East Island Excursions

Product ID: 19891