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La Parguera Glowing Bioluminescent Bay Tour from San Juan provided by Bespoke Lifestyle Management

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La Parguera Glowing Bioluminescent Bay Tour from San Juan

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Explore one of Puerto Rico’s bioluminescent bays on this guided evening tour from San Juan. The bay at La Parguera is the island’s only bioluminescent bay where you are allowed to swim. Upon arrival in La Parguera, visit a local restaurant before jumping into La Parguera's glowing waters. You also have the option to watch as others go for a swim. Plus learn about dinoflagellates, the tiny creatures that create this natural phenomenon.
Highlights
  • This is a unique opportunity to swim in a bioluminescent bay
  • Catch the sunset as you head out to the bay
  • Appetizers are included; additional food and drink is available for purchase
  • Pickup and drop-off from most San Juan hotels is included
Important Information
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Complimentary pickup and drop-off in selected areas of San Juan (Old San Juan, Condado and Isla Verde locations and touristic zones)
  • Certified Guide
  • Appetizers at La Parguera (vegetarian option available, please notify)
  • Bottles of water and local beer at the boat
Exclusions
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Gratuity
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multilingual guide
  • Minimum numbers apply. Cancellation after confirmation is possible if there are not enough guests to meet requirements. If this occurs you can choose between an alternative tour date or full refund.
  • It is an approximately 2:20 hour drive from San Juan to La Parguera each way, depending on the time of day and traffic.
  • Complimentary car seats or booster seats available upon request (subject to availability).
  • If planning to swim: follow preservation instructions, wear bathing suit, bring a towel and a change of clothes. Rash guard is also recommended as we may encounter jellyfish.
  • Total activity duration of 8 hours include driving time and stop for appetizers.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Children must weight 50 lbs or more in order to participate on tour, and must be notified with anticipation in order to assign a car seat.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jennifer S wrote a review Mar 2020
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This was an amazing experience and one of our favorite things we did in Puerto Rico. Hector and Jose made the experience even better. My husband and I loved the activities in addition to swimming in the biobay (which was SO cool!) We also stopped for tacos and swam among
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Jordan D wrote a review Feb 2020
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Jose was a great tour guide getting us to and from the bio bay. He was friendly. Hector was friendly as well and did a great job piloting the boat to the bay. They both provided us with great information about the area and Puerto Rico in general. We were able to safely swim in
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Amy L wrote a review Feb 2020
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Hector and Jose were awesome. This is a great adventure and a once in a lifetime experience; must see while on the island.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Jeff M wrote a review Feb 2020
Medford, Massachusetts3 contributions
Captain hector and driver jose were super. It was an amazing adventure. There's absolutely no complaints. We can't think of anything more they could have done
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Mike M wrote a review Dec 2019
Puerto Rico1 contribution
amazing experience. i was picked up from my air bnd and we traveled to lajas via van. Once arriving in lajas we had dinner with our guide Jose. He was an excellent tour guide. We then met our boat captain Hector whom took us out. We experienced the mangroves and the keys.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Best Tour Ever !!!
This is by far the best tour of the El Yunque Rainforest. Our Tour Guide James was so knowledgeable and helpful gui
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What a day, what a place, what a guy!
We feel so grateful for this wonderful experience! We got to see nature in a way that we wouldn't have experienced
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Dartanyen
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1,000 times yes
I would recommend this tour not only for the tour it self but the people you are working with. Nicole, Érica, Jesse
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Tracie D
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best tour
Wonderful experience, tour guides were the best. It was the highlight of our spring break trip to San Juan.
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Great Tour!
Did the 2 1/2 private hour private tour in a nice Mercedes van. Our tour guide (Francisco Tellado) was great. He wa
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Great Time!
Went an the El Yunque National Forest half day tour. It was very good. Was picked up on time. Francisco "Frankie" w
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Best memory made on our spring break
The guides were incredible and I would 100% recommend this tour! Moderate physical activity required. Younger age g
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karasolo
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Fantastic Tour
Solo female traveler who had the best time. Staff was awesome, guides were super fun, they encourage you to let loo
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Best part of trip!
I highly recommend this tour. Unfortunately, due to coronavirus the second half was cancelled so we did not get to
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natashar680
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Must do trip!
This tour was intense but amazing! We got down and dirty hiking the trails and seeing all the sights. The waterfall
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TJD-NYC1
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Met Expectations / Entertaining Guide
We thoroughly enjoyed this fairly brief but eventful trip to El Yunque: you can climb the tower to enjoy an amazing
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willf128
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An Amazing Day
First, they drive you out to a spot in the rainforest (there were quite a few other tours there but it seemed like
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Esther P
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Great experience!
This was a fun and immersive trek in the rainforest. We climbed up muddy slopes and through gorgeous vegetation to
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Rum tasting
I’m not a rum fan but if you’re in Puerto Rico this is must do! While waiting for your tour you are given a token w
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raulv464
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Do not book this trip! Scam! Rip off!!
Bespoke is a total rip off!!! They sent a bus to pick us up over 30 mins early and didn’t even wait 10 minutes for
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  • Duration: 8h
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