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Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
20 May — 21 May2
Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Rio Grande:£29/night
Cheapest price found:£6/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Thursday
£22 - £39
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
£17 - £29
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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About Rio Grande

Translating as “Great River”, Rio Grande is a small town known for its championship golf courses and palm-lined beaches in Puerto Rico’s east. It’s home to the only subtropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest Service, El Yunque, which provides a setting for hiking and waterfall swims.

Things to do

For a day on the sand, head to Playa las Picuas, a beautiful beach where you can swim in the refreshing waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. Further east is Playa de Luquillo, a palm-backed stretch of golden sand that’s ideal for swimming, kayaking and standup paddleboarding. Surfers can tackle the breaks of La Pared before grabbing a bite to eat at the Boardriders Surf Bar.

Sprawling to the south of Rio Grande is El Yunque National Forest, which encompasses picturesque cascades, ancient petroglyphs and a high-altitude dwarf forest. Begin your visit at El Portal Visitor Center to learn about Puerto Rico’s endemic species, then stretch your legs on the aptly-named Big Tree Trail. You can cool off with a swim in one of the natural pools along La Coca Trail or take advantage of the lagoon rope swing on El Angelito Trail.

A short drive east of Rio Grande is Carabalí Rainforest Park, an outdoor adventure hacienda where you can go mountain biking, ATV-ing and horseback riding. Fly through the rainforest on the park’s network of zip-lines or test your driving skills on the go-karts before refuelling at the Carabalí Bar & Grill.

Getting around

Rio Grande is a 30-minute drive from the centre of San Juan and 25 minutes from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. Buses connect to Rio Grande from the Puerto Rican capital, while renting a car gives you greater freedom to explore the surrounding attractions.

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Translating as “Great River”, Rio Grande is a small town known for its championship golf courses and palm-lined beaches in Puerto Rico’s east. It’s home to the only subtropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest Service, El Yunque, which provides a setting for hiking and waterfall swims.

Things to do in Rio Grande

For a day on the sand, head to Playa las Picuas, a beautiful beach where you can swim in the refreshing waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. Further east is Playa de Luquillo, a palm-backed stretch of golden sand that’s ideal for swimming, kayaking and standup paddleboarding. Surfers can tackle the breaks of La Pared before grabbing a bite to eat at the Boardriders Surf Bar.

Sprawling to the south of Rio Grande is El Yunque National Forest, which encompasses picturesque cascades, ancient petroglyphs and a high-altitude dwarf forest. Begin your visit at El Portal Visitor Center to learn about Puerto Rico’s endemic species, then stretch your legs on the aptly-named Big Tree Trail. You can cool off with a swim in one of the natural pools along La Coca Trail or take advantage of the lagoon rope swing on El Angelito Trail.

A short drive east of Rio Grande is Carabalí Rainforest Park, an outdoor adventure hacienda where you can go mountain biking, ATV-ing and horseback riding. Fly through the rainforest on the park’s network of zip-lines or test your driving skills on the go-karts before refuelling at the Carabalí Bar & Grill.

Getting around Rio Grande

Rio Grande is a 30-minute drive from the centre of San Juan and 25 minutes from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. Buses connect to Rio Grande from the Puerto Rican capital, while renting a car gives you greater freedom to explore the surrounding attractions.

  • What are the best hotels in Rio Grande?

    933 reviews rated Hotel Atlântico Praia with an average score of 8.2/10. It may also be worth looking into the Hotel Atlantico Rio Grande, which received a rating of 8.5/10 from 730 reviews. Swan Rio Grande could also be a good option, with a score of 8.9/10 from 660 reviews.