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Scuba Diving in Luquillo Beach, Luquillo, Puerto Rico

Skill Level:
All
Maximum Depth:
30.5 m/100.1 ft
Puerto Rico is situated in the northeastern Caribbean and consists of an archipelago that includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller islands. The climate here is classified as tropical marine climate, with an average temperature of 82.4°F/ 28°C, throughout the year. Although it is a small island, the smallest island of the Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico provides superb natural surroundings, countless adventure experiences and many places of historical interest.

Luquillo is a municipality, located on the northeast coast of Puerto Rico. It is well-known thanks to its extensive, sandy beaches. Luquillo Beach is one of the best public beaches in the San Juan region, providing a number of facilities and services. It is also an excellent dive spot, including free diving and night diving.

Luquillo is a shore dive with outstanding marine life, waiting for the scuba diving and snorkeling enthusiasts to explore it. Here you are able to witness a vast number of colorful corals and an abundance of tropical Caribbean and Atlantic species, such as snappers, sea turtles, moray eels, butterflyfishes, angelfishes, goatfishes, tangs, wrasses, seahorses and octopus.

The average depth of the location is 6.1 m/20 ft and the maximum depth is 30.5 m/100.1 ft. In addition, visibility is generally good and ranges from 10 m/32.8 ft to 30 m/98.4 ft. Note that the average winter temperature ranges from 24-27°C/76-80°F and the average summer temperature ranges from 27-29°C/81-85°F. Last but not least, this dive site is recommended for divers of all skill levels.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM San Juan
49.9km/31.03mi, 38mins
Head east on Avenida Juan Ponce de León to Calle Reverendo Gerardo Dávila. Take the exit toward Ave Fernandez Juncos. Slight left at Ave Fernandez Juncos. Take the exit on the left onto Expreso Román Baldorioty de Castro. Continue to PR-26. Continue to PR-66. With controlled toll road. Take the Interstate PR3. With controlled toll road. Turn left to PR-193. Turn right onto PR-193. Take the first turning left into Calle B / Ó Calle C. Continue to follow the Calle B. Turn left into Cll Herminio Diaz Navarro.
BY AIR
Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport ,
39.2km/24.4mi 32mins
BY TRAIN

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