Puerto Rico’s unheralded mountain ‘capital’ lies a few kilometers north of the Ruta Panorámica in an isolated steep-sided valley overlooked by three of the island’s highest peaks – Cerro de Punta, Cerro los Tres Picachos and Cerro Maravilla. Verdantly beautiful, the precipitous geography here has protected many of the island’s traditions.
Luquillo & Around
In many ways Luquillo is a typical Puerto Rican town: a physically beautiful coastal strip of magnificent beaches backed by a dull, uninspiring mishmash of condo towers, strip malls and unsightly urban sprawl. But here, in the island’s congested northeastern corner, beauty easily outweighs the beast.