On this suggested Culebra to Puerto Rico Itinerary, you will explore the Spanish Virgin Islands. These are the islands of Culebra and Vieques which are both part of Puerto Rico. These islands are laid-back and charming with very friendly locals. In addition, they live strictly by “island time”.
You can go hiking, kayaking, or island hopping. But, the main attraction however is the magnificent beaches. Large areas of Vieques and Culebra are included in a National Wildlife Refuge. This provides great natural diversity. And they are home to an incredible variety of plant and animal life. Both above and underwater. These islands are heaven for nature lovers.
Here is a 7-night sailing itinerary sample provided. This would also showcase the charm and great benefit of a yacht charter: The itinerary can be flexible.
Exploring the town of Dewey will be the perfect start to your yacht charter.
After a brief safety meeting, the captain will set sail through Ensanada Honda south to Ensanada Dakity. This is one of the most spectacular anchorages in the area. A calm bay surrounded by a beautiful reef.
Some fun activities you can do on your first sailing day.
Then enjoy being swayed to sleep on your incredibly comfortable yacht.
Enjoy snorkeling the reef after a delicious breakfast on board your yacht. A meal created with lots of love. And by all means to your specifications, by your personal chef.
This morning’s sail will take you to Bahía de Almodóvar. Facing east towards St Thomas, it is a calm mangrove harbor with a coral reef barrier. This bay is nicely protected from all waves and swells.
Take the opportunity to enjoy the following:
After your short visit to this beautiful bay, about an hour’s sail will bring you to one of the most magnificent little cays in the Caribbean, Culebrita. This island lies just east of Culebra. Indeed a truly small, uninhabited corner of paradise. The entire island is a wildlife refuge. Therefore, turtle sightings are common. Moreover, four species are known to nest on the beautiful beaches surrounding Culebrita.
Here are some of the popular activities in the area:
Wake up to the tantalizing smells of an incredibly delicious breakfast. Giving you the energy needed for an active day on Culebrita.
Here are the ultimate activities to try with your friends and family.
Day four brings our Culebra to Puerto Rico Sailing Itinerary to Bahia Flamenco. And the amazing island of Cayo Luis Peña. Bahia Flamenco was named one of the most beautiful beaches in the world by the Discovery Channel. You will in fact find it the ideal place to stop, swim and snorkel. Before sailing to Cayo Luis Peña for an overnight stay.
After such a fun experience it is time to sail around the northwest corner of Culebra. To the small uninhabited island of Cayo Luis Peña. It is part of the Culebra National Wildlife Refuge.
With numerous hiking paths and spectacular beaches. This area is a sea turtle sanctuary. It is very likely that you will be able to see them up close while snorkeling or diving.
On day five of your incredible sailing adventure, you will sail southbound for approximately 3-4 hours towards the island of Vieques. It is not crowded and shows natural beauty everywhere. The area was under US military control from 1941 until 2003. For this reason, Vieques has remained relatively untouched by development. In addition, it has the largest natural wildlife refuge in the Caribbean. Vieques is part of the United States. But it might as well be another planet. Pristine beaches and gorgeous coral reefs. In addition to wild horses and roaming goats that stroll all throughout the island. And a bioluminescent bay that glows with every paddle stroke. After rounding the eastern tip, you will sail to Bahia Salina del Sur.
After breakfast, you will leisurely sail along the southern coast of Vieques. This is also an unforgettable beautiful experience. Each bay is more charming than the next. Your destination today is gorgeous Sun Bay. With its incredibly beautiful beach. And the close-by town of Esperanza.
This morning bid Vieques a fond farewell. Today the captain sets sail to Isla Palomino. Relax on your yacht for today’s journey. It will take about 4-5 hours to reach Isla Palomina. This private island has a magnificent beach in addition to good snorkeling.
On your last morning on your Culebra to Puerto Rico Itinerary rise early. Savor another gorgeous sunrise. Enjoy the magnificent Caribbean beach and crystal clear turquoise water one more time. Then enjoy the breeze and sun on the top deck of your yacht. While cruising over to Puerto del Rey Marina in Fajardo. The largest marina in the Caribbean. Say goodbye to your amazing crew. They will arrange transportation from here to the airport for you.