Vacation rentals in Luquillo

Vacation rentals in Luquillo

Vacation rentals in Luquillo

A quintessential Caribbean destination

Set on the northeast coast of Puerto Rico, Luquillo is a laid-back beach town known for its endless sunshine, turquoise waters, and relaxed vibe. The town is home to 14 beaches, each with a slightly different appeal but all with powdery white shores, coconut palm groves, and calm turquoise waters. Luquillo is set just a short drive away from lush rainforests, mountains, and other popular destinations. Whether you’ll be traveling as a family, as a couple, or as a group of friends, there’s a little bit of something for everyone in Luquillo!

Your perfect Luquillo vacation rental

Plan your ultimate Caribbean getaway with endless vacation rental options in Luquillo. Choose from a variety of top-rated rentals near the many beaches of Luquillo, surrounded by coconut palms and ocean views. Splash in your own private pool or relax with a book on the private terrace of your accommodation. Spacious rentals are available for large groups and families, with plenty of rooms to sleep everyone. The vast majority of rentals in Luquillo come equipped with modern amenities and conveniences, such as Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, and washing machines. There are many pet-friendly rentals available for anyone traveling with pets.

Vacations in Luquillo

The area and getting around

A conveniently located destination

Luquillo is set just 30 minutes away from Puerto Rico’s main airport, Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. There is a shuttle which goes back and forth from the airport and Luquillo. Taking a taxi is another option, but it isn’t particularly cheap. The best option during your time in Luquillo is to rent a car, which allows you more freedom to travel around to nearby sites during the rest of your stay in Puerto Rico as well.

Getting around the town

Most places in and near Luquillo require a car to comfortably get around. Some places within Luquillo are walkable, particularly in Playa Luquillo, where you’ll be able to easily walk from the beach to the nearby kiosks and restaurants. To reach the other beaches and to do activities in the rainforest, you’ll need to rely on a car.

Travelers and activities

Luquillo for couples

There’s no better place to spend some relaxing quality time with your significant other than at Luquillo. Unwind on the white-sand shores of the several nearby beaches, including Costa Azul and Mamayes beach. Explore Carabali Rainforest park on horseback or ATV! The park offers incredible views, lush greenery, and endless adventures!

Luquillo for families

Luquillo is a wonderful destination for families of all ages. It offers an array of outdoor activities for the whole family to get outside and explore together. Head to El Yunque National Forest, a tropical rainforest filled with waterfalls, forest creatures, and endless hiking trails. Here you can see ancient petroglyphs, visit the Yokahu Observation Tower, walk along many trails, and go zip-lining (this option is very popular)!

Luquillo is also known as “La Capital del Sol,” which translates to “The sun capital.”

Top 5 travel tips in Luquillo

1. Swim at the famed Balneario Monserrate beach

Also known as Playa Luquillo, this beach is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in all of Puerto Rico. It is known for its endless stretch of perfect powder-white sand, coconut palms, and turquoise waters. Spend a day here swimming, walking along the sandy shores, and eating at one of the many food kiosks.

2. Surf at La Pared

Whether you’ve always wanted to try your hand at surfing, or you’re already a seasoned surfer, La Pared is a prime surfing beach that attracts surfers from all around the world. You can rent boards, book a surf lesson, or bring your own gear.

3. Eat local dishes at Los Kioskos de Luquillo

If you want to try authentic Puerto Rican fare, then this is the best place to do it. The strip of roadside restaurants features a range of traditional Puerto Rican classics, like alcapurrias, mofongo (beware, it’s addictively delicious!), local seafood, and tropical cocktails. There are several bars and gift shops here as well.

4. Water activities at Playa Azul

Luquillo is known for its many beaches which all offer something unique, but if you want to go snorkling, paddleboarding, kayaking, or kite surfing, then head to Playa Azul. With its long stretch of white sand and calm waters, this beach is a top choice for swimming and other water activities.

5. Visit the Luquillo Art and Culture Center

This center is home to sporadic live performing arts events and a bi-monthly farmers market called La Feria Agricola. The farmer’s market, which is open the second and fourth Saturday’s of each month, is a must-see while in Luquillo! It is full of fresh, locally grown produce, including some ultra-unique fruits and veggies. You’ll also find home-baked goods, handicrafts, and many vegan and vegetarian products.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Luquillo

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals in Luquillo?

Luquillo is one of the cheapest destinations in Puerto Rico. For a stay here you pay around $213 per night.

Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?

]If you want to get the most out of your money, the most affordable months to visit Luquillo are April ($183 the average per night for accommodation), July ($194), and May ($200).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Luquillo?

When it comes to booking a vacation rental in Luquillo, the highest prices are usually found in the month of February (with an average of $245 per night), followed by January ($239), and then October ($225).

Is Luquillo a good location for a last-minute getaway?

If you decide to put Luquillo on your bucket list, we recommend planning your vacation ahead of time because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 86% of rentals booked the previous year.

When are more vacation rentals available?

Last year, the months with the largest number of accommodations available of the year in Luquillo were September, October and November, with average availabilities of 41%, 38%, and 25%, respectively.

When are fewer rentals available in Luquillo?

According to data from last year, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Luquillo are, in order, June (with 2% of available rentals), July (3%), and May (4%). During this period, the availability is only 3%. It is therefore recommended to reserve far in advance.

How many rentals are there in Luquillo?

Our inventory features around 140 properties from 4 partners, giving you plenty of choices when searching for your next dream vacation rental!

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