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Puerto Rico on your own - Option A, 7 nights

Puerto Rico on your own - Option A
Trip number: 24730

A DERTOUR round trip (self-drive / rental car tour)

Puerto Rico on your own - variant east
Rental car tour variant east including rental car category A 8 days / 7 nights from / to San Juan

  • Exclusively for DERTOUR guests
  • 2 tours to choose from
  • Daily departures

Explore Puerto Rico individually with your rental car and experience the highlights of the island up close!

Day 1: Arrival in San Juan
Pick-up of the rental car at San Juan Airport. Then drive to the Caribe Hilton 4 stars (variant east) or to the InterContinental San Juan Resort & Casino 4 stars (variant west) in San Juan. 2 nights.

Day 2: San Juan
Suggested program: Today you visit the old town of San Juan, the second oldest city in the USA, with its rich history. These include the fortresses “El Morro”, “San Cristóbal” and “La Fortaleza” as well as the cathedral and the Gothic church “Iglesia de San José” with Dominican monastery and the world's largest rum distillery “Bacardi”. Stroll through the alleys and across the squares, such as the "Plaza de Colón" with the statue of the explorer Christopher Columbus.

Day 3: San Juan - Fajardo
Suggested program: Morning drive towards Fajardo. On the way, it is worth making a detour to the picturesque palm beach "Luquillo Beach", which is part of the "Las Cabezas de San Juan" nature reserve. Continue to the fishing village of Fajardo. In the evening, a kayak trip to the Phosphorescent Bay is an absolute must! Overnight at the 3-star Hotel Fajardo Inn. Approx. 60 km.

Day 4: Fajardo - Ponce
Suggested program: Drive along the coastal road to Humacao. Here you can take a guided excursion to the island of Cayo Santiago, home to around 1200 free-living rhesus monkeys (duration approx. 1/2 day). Continue to Ponce. Overnight at the 3-star Hotel Ramada Ponce. Approx. 160 km.

Day 5: Ponce - Guanica
Suggested program: In the morning, a short detour to the “Tibes Indian Ceremonial Center” with information center, the oldest cult site discovered to this day (approx. 20 minutes north of Ponce) of the Puerto Rican natives. Continue to Guanica. On the way visit to the "Guanica Dry Forest". The biosphere reserve offers bird watching opportunities, cacti and trees several hundred years old, beaches, picnic areas, a visitor center and “El Faro”, the ruins of an old Spanish lighthouse. On the way back towards Guanica, you can take a detour to the beach of Boquerón to relax. 2 nights at the Hotel Copamarina Beach Resort 3.5 stars. Approx. 45 km.

Day 6: Guanica
Suggested program: Time to relax: Enjoy the amenities of the beautiful bathing hotel.

Day 7: Guanica - Utuado
Suggested program: Today you drive through the Cordillera Central to Utuado. On the way, it is worth visiting the Río Camuy National Park, one of the largest underground river and cave systems in the world. Continue to the Arecibo observatory, part of the “National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center (NAIC)” and known from the James Bond film “Golden Eye”. Overnight at Casa Grande Mountain Retreat 2.5 stars. Approx. 75 km.

Day 8: Utuado - San Juan
After breakfast, drive back to San Juan. Drop off the rental car at San Juan Airport. Approx. 110 km.

Services included:

Rental car trip:
  • 7 nights in tourist class / middle class / upper middle class hotels
  • information
  • high quality travel guide
  • DERTOUR bag with the travel documents
  • Support from a partner agency on site

Hotels variant east:
  • San Juan: Caribe Hilton (Deluxe Garden / Cityview / Ü) see page 194.
  • Fajardo: Fajardo Inn
  • Ponce: Ramada Ponce
  • Guanica: Copamarina Beach Resort (Deluxe Gardenview / Ü) see page 197.
  • Utuado: Casa Grande Mountain Retreat (Standard / Ü) see page 197.

Services not included:
Rental car trip:
  • Entrance fees for visits according to the proposed supporting program
  • Rental car including all incidental costs
  • Road tolls
  • petrol

Events: Every day

Rental car for the tour:
Please book the rental car separately. See table for special rates and categories. See pages 192 and 337 for more information.

Customer information: Minimum age 12 years.
Travel agency information: The price calculation results from the different seasons of the individual hotels. The prices shown above are therefore starting prices, which vary depending on the season. The travel price according to the system applies.

Optionally bookable additional service:
(not included in the price)
Your rental car for the tour
Complete price per rental car in EUR for the duration of the tour booked (8 days) Landlord, see page 190
Tour type TOUR Anf MW power SJU00 SJU00 R3 MK
Interrupt / type of car e.g. / 01.05.-31.10.
A: Hyundai Accent or similar / from 392
C: KIA Forte or similar / from 401
Q4: Toyota RAV4 or similar / from 472

Customer information:
Rental car conditions: For a detailed description of services, rental conditions, other rental car categories, other rental and drop-off locations, see page 192.
Note: if the rental car is returned in the afternoon, it must be booked for 9 days.
Takeover / handover: Please note that the rental car should be returned at the same time as it was rented. Otherwise another rental day will be charged.

Note: This service description is valid from May 1st, 2014 to October 31st, 2014 (summer catalog 2014).

The round trip "Puerto Rico on your own - Option A" can also be booked without flights (from / to the destination area). Price per appointment on request. Price season / catalog season: SS14 & nbsp

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