LA METROPOLIS DEL SOL NACIENTE
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Welcome to Fajardo
East of Puerto Rico, La Metrópolis del Sol Naciente
Fajardo is one of the most poular cities for summer vacations. Located at North East coast of Puerto Rico, very famous for Las cabezas de Fajardo and more...
In Fajardo you would encounter a lot of hotels on the area, but have one of the biggest and impressive hotels in the all Caribbean , named El Conquistador with impressive views to Virgin Islands and their own private island called Palomino. Also Fajardo have a very iconic beach named Seven Seas. Fajardo counts with Bio Bay (fluorescent microscopic organisms that shine out with movement) Fajardo. Fajardo become one the summer beacons of Puerto Rico, it have a great offerings and endless-views.
Learn About Fajardo History
Fajardo was founded in 1772as Santiago de Fajardo. Fajardo is known as "La Metrópolis del Sol Naciente" (the city that guards the sun of the Caribbean). On August 1, 1898 the USS Puritan under the command of Captain Frederic W. Rodgers, was sailing by the coastline of the city of Fajardo, when Rogers noticed the "Faro de Las Cabezas de San Juan" (Cape San Juan lighthouse) which was supposed to be the landing site for the US Army in Puerto Rico. Rodgers ordered some of his men ashore, which included Puerto Rican volunteers, with the mission of posting the American Flag atop the lighthouse. This impressive sight represent seven different ecological systems including coral reefs, beaches, lagoons, mangroves and dry forest within its 316 acres/128 hectares. The preserve is also a scientific research center, which serve as a home of many endangered species. Visitors can explore the reserve along a network of trails and board-walks.
FIND NEW TREASURES
There is always something to celebrate in Puerto Rico and each city have their own unique celebrations during the year. This is the list of celebrations for the city of Fajardo
Bicicletada Fajardeña - April
Kite Festival - April
Kelly Cup Sailboat Regata - April
Bomba & Plena Festival - May
Fiesta Patronales Santiago Apóstol - July
Paradise Fiesta - August
Cocolía Festival - November
Fajardo have great places to visit and make it easy to see why many visitors came to Fajardo to spend their vacations. Here find a list of some of Fajardo greatest attractions.
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