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Rainforest Adventure

Explore winding trails, waterways, and waterfalls in one of the most bio diverse rainforests, El Yunque. This rainforest is home to unique plant and animal species such as the tiny coquis (indigenous tree frogs) that serenade the evening hours. Why does the El Yunque rainforest feel so special? You must answer this for yourself. We will enjoy a picnic lunch during this adventure.

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Bomba Dance Lesson & Live Performance

Dance Bomba to the intoxicating rhythms of the drum beats! Bomba is the music and dance of the Afroboricuas, rich in culture, history, and personality. There’s no better place to experience this art form than from the people who created it. Get in touch with your own inner power as you partake in a Bomba dance lesson. Shout to the heavens, I am WOMAN – see my skirt fly! Also, the icing on the cake – experience the magic of bomba through a live dance and drumming performance!

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Taino: Native Peoples Experience

Legends of the Tainos, the native people of Puerto Rico, are passed down from generation to generation. Petroglyphs discovered throughout the island add insight to what their lives must have been like. These Taino symbols are seen today in much of Puerto Rico’s art. The Tainos believed their spirit ancestors, known as Cemi, guided and protected them. Learn about Taino culture and how their culture and heritage survives today.

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Flamenco Dance Lesson & Live Flamenco Dinner Show

Spain’s influence in Puerto Rico is very much felt and seen today, in the language, architecture and customs. Flamenco is still danced throughout Puerto Rico. Ignite your inner fire as you learn this expressive dance and music of the Spanish gypsies. We will also experience a live flamenco dinner show in Old San Juan.

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Local Arts & Crafts Excursion

Breeze past all the tourist trap shops – we’ll take you straight to the authentic Puerto Rican arts and crafts made by local artisans. Learn about Puerto Rican cultural traditions through the symbols and figures represented in the artwork. This is the perfect time to purchase a souvenir for your friends and family at home and choose something special just for you to remember your beautiful experiences on the island of enchantment.

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The BEACH

Let us not forget one of the most awesome things about being on a Caribbean island – the BEACH! June is characterized by average temperature of 87 degrees (rarely exceeding 91) and average lows of 76 degrees. It will be the perfect time to frolic in the sand and float in the warm ocean waves. Because we will be staying just one block from the beach it will be easy to slip away for a quick dip or take an extended nap under a palm tree. Beach towels, beach chairs, and umbrellas are provided by our bed and breakfast, complimentarily.

The Extras: Yoga · Massage  · Kayaking · Salsa Dancing · Food Tour in Old San Juan · Bike Rentals · Famous 3-Course Breakfasts

Enhance your experience by choosing from our list of fun, exciting, and rejuvenating activities! Take a morning yoga class for a serene start to your day. Enjoy the 3-course vegetarian breakfast our bed & breakfast is famous for! Kayak through the largest mangrove forest in Puerto Rico. Take a one-of-a-kind culinary tour in Old San Juan while delving into the history, culture and architecture of each spot visited. Let your spicy side out and salsa dance to a live band at one of the hottest salsa spots in Puerto Rico! And after all that activity you might be ready for your in-room massage – ahh. These activities and services are available as add-ons for an additional cost. For a complete list and prices, click here.

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Welcome Dinner & Farewell Dinner

Meet new friends and get oriented on our first full day in Puerto Rico when we gather for a Welcome Dinner. And on our last full day on the island, we’ll come together again and enjoy a Farewell Dinner. These are the perfect time to connect, soak in the Puerto Rican flare for fine cuisine and their affinity for having a good time. Puerto Ricans sure love a reason to celebrate – and this is a good one! Here’s to new friends, new experiences, and living life out loud!

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