From San Juan: Bioluminescent Bay Boat and Hot Springs Tour

4.8 / 5

33 reviews

From San Juan: Bioluminescent Bay Boat and Hot Springs Tour

From $195 per person

Discover the wonders of one of Puerto Rico’s famous bioluminescent bays on this fun-filled boat tour from San Juan. Spend the day admiring this unique phenomenon and swimming. Enjoy a delicious local lunch and a visit to the hot springs.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 11 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation. Please be ready and waiting 15-minutes prior to your scheduled pickup time. Drivers will wait no longer than 5-minutes after the scheduled pickup time. Pickup takes place between 1-4 PM depending on the hotel and time of year. Call or text to confirm your pickup time the day before the tour. Please note that the travel time is included in the 9-hour tour.
Small group
Limited to 12 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the different landscapes of Puerto Rico on a road trip from San Juan
  • Explore the traditional fishing village of La Parguera at your own leisure
  • Enjoy a rejuvenating bath with a visit to the hot springs
  • Dine on a delicious dinner of fresh fish, chicken, or vegetable tacos
  • Discover the wonders of the bioluminescent bay and swim around in the glowing water
Full description
The tour begins with pickup from your accommodation in San Juan or and travels to the traditional fishing village of La Parguera. Spend some free time exploring La Parguera, shop for souvenirs, and mingle with the locals going about their day. After your free time, head down to the dock where your friendly captain, and the day’s adventure, awaits. Climb aboard one of the most exclusive boats in the harbor and set sail towards a nearby sandbar. As you sail, make the most of the boat's onboard open bar and sip a refreshing drink while admiring the scenic view. Upon arrival, chill out on the beach and soak up the glorious Puerto Rican sunshine then take a stroll along the picturesque boardwalk. As evening draws near, watch the sunset across the ocean before dining a delicious dinner of fresh fish, chicken, or vegetable tacos at a local restaurant. After dinner, and once night has fallen, cruise to the bioluminescent bay where you will be amazed by the glowing landscape that awaits. At the bay, jump in the water to really experience this unique phenomenon, which is a true feast for the eyes. Enjoy some free time to swim and play in the water and admire the striking glow of the microorganisms that surround you. At the end of an unforgettable day, dry off on the boat then sit back and relax on the journey to your accommodation.
Includes
  • Round-trip transportation to and from your hotel in Isla Verde, San Juan, Caguas, Ponce, or nearby location
  • Certified tour guide, driver, and captain
  • Dinner
  • Beach time
  • Swimming time at the bioluminescent bay
  • Visit to La Parguera village
  • Bottled water and soft drinks
  • Water noodles
  • Life vest
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Swimwear
    • Change of clothes
    • Towel

    Know before you go

    • Please select the correct pickup location for your hotel, either San Juan or Ponce
    • This tour operates rain or shine, except in extreme weather events such as hurricanes
    • Children must be accompanied by a paying adult
    • Guests must be over 18-years-old and present a valid photo ID in order to consume alcohol
    • Guests must be able to swim on their own if they want to get into the water
    • A minimum of 2 people are required for the tour to take place
    • Travel time is included in the 9-hour duration of this activity
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 33 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      5/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
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    Awesome trip! Our guide was the best! Very friendly and easy to talk to! Pretty nice to look at as well! Me and my 17 year old daughter are here on vacation and decided to book this tour spur of the moment. I am so glad we did. Awesome experience and the village is so welcoming and just makes you feel at home!

    July 9, 2021

    Everything about the excursion was great. The driver from San juan was very helpful and knowledgeable. They had food prepared for us once we got to the other side of the island so we did not have to wait for dinner. The boat captain was amazing as well. Definitely will recommend to all of my friends when they come to Puerto Rico to visit.

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    July 3, 2021

    We had a Awesome Time. Robert told me all about birds, trees and industry in Puerto Rico. When we arrived at the Bio Bay part of the trip he was super supportive of my Daughter and her Bestie that were unsure of entering the water. He explained the entire cause of the glowing. He is also a advocate for keeping our planet clean and how being environmentally friendly is important. We will definitely try and have him as our guide again.

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    June 29, 2021

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