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Mayor Jesús “Jerry” Márquez Rodríguez

Luquillo History

   Luquillo is a beach town on the Northeast coast of Puerto Rico

     Luquillos' greatest assets are its' varied, beautiful beaches and its' easy access to San Juan and the rainforest. Balneario Luquillo "La monserate" is a calm crescent shaped beach lined with coconut trees. Playa Azul beach has a small surf. The 'point' is protected and offers good snorkeling (sometimes in the winter there is too much current but that's rare) and 'La Pared' offers good surfing waves. (Medium range). La Selva surfers beach is just east of Luquillo.

     Within one block of the
Luquillo Plaza is 'La Pared' a surfing beach. One block the other way will take you to the 'La Selva Surf Shop' There are many places to eat in Luquillo. Since Luquillo is a 'resort' town for locals as well, there are many short term apartment rentals. The famous Balneario Luquillo is a few blocks from this plaza. Balneario Luquillo ( public beach) is probably the most famous beach in Puerto Rico, certainly the most visited by tourism. Located about 15 miles or 45 minutes east of San Juan and close to the entrance to the El Yunque rainforest. There are many activities and places to visit in Luquillo like El Flamboyan, The Brass Cactus, King Sea Food, Pizza 2000 and many more.


Luquillo Barrios   Luquillo Town  Luquillo City Hall
Luquillo Church
  Luquillo Road # 3   Luquillo Beach 1
Luquillo Beach 2
  Luquillo Beach 3   Rain Forrest 1
Rain Forrest 2
  Rain Forrest 3   Luquillo's Pastime
El Flamboyan




 MAYOR  Hon. José González Ortiz "Nelo"
 FOUNDED  1797
 POPULATION  18,877 inhabitants (Est. 2000)
 PEOPLE KNOW AS  Luquillenses (Coconut eaters)
 CITY KNOW AS  The City of the Endless Summer

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 Accommodations at Luquillo

Villa Falcon Resort
(787) 889-7185

Street 1 #8 Fortuna
Luquillo, PR 00773

Places to Go at Luquillo


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