Sunrise in Puerto Rico: Where to Catch the Setting Sun on the Island

Imagine starting your day witnessing the sunrise in Puerto Rico. Witnessing the sunrise on this magical slice of island paradise can create a beautiful feeling within you and it sure is a wonderful way to kick start your day. In this article, we have listed a few places you can be sure to catch the best sunrise in Puerto Rico.

Best Spots to Catch the Sunrise in Puerto Rico:

1. Luquillo Beach, Luquillo

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This beautiful beach which is located in between San Juan and Fajardo in Luquillo offers a wonderful place to witness the rising sun. The beach, serene and magical in its own in the mornings will not allow a person to leave without leaving a piece of their heart there. The beach stretches a long way and is only yours in the morning as it isn’t that crowded during the sunrise. One can just walk along the beach or just sit in awe as the sun rises to shine majestically.

2. El Yunque Rainforest

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The only rainforest in the US territory, El Yunque rainforest is a destination not to be missed if you want to experience sunrises from the stunning mountains. With the lush greenery and the clouds in the morning with the birds chirping all around, witnessing the sunrise here would be nothing less of magical and one will be bound to carry the memories for a long time to come. Apart from the sunrise, the El Yunque rainforests offer a wide range of other activities such as hiking and camping among others.

3. Playa Isla Verde

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This long, clean and golden sand beach is yet another beautiful beach from where you can experience the beauty of sunrise in Puerto Rico. The beach is a safe place for everyone and there will not be too much of crowd in the early mornings. The morning golden light of the sun will act as a wonderful filter which provides a great opportunity to click the perfect pictures for the gram. The sea is usually calm during the morning and it offers a tranquil space to begin the day with.

4. Zoni Beach, Culebra

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Zoni Beach is one of the best places to watch the sun rising for the day in Culebra. Like any other beaches, the Zoni beach also has fewer crowds in the early morning which makes it an ideal place to enjoy a sunrise. The golden rays of the morning sun with a postcard-worthy background make it an ideal stop for anyone who loves clicking pictures. It is a bit hard to get to this beach, but we assure that all the efforts are worth it to enjoy the gorgeous scene in the morning.

5. Vieques Island

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The island of Vieques, which is a part of Puerto Rico, is a stunning island where one can enjoy the sunrise and sunsets alike with friends and family members. Apart from the beaches where one can go watch the sunrise, the island also has a lot of hotels and cabins from where you can watch the same too. The sight of the sunrise with the calm waters, boats anchored near the coast and the tropical greeneries with the rising sun will be a sight to remember for a long time to come.

6. El Morro, Old San Juan

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This spectacular fortress which was built between the 16th and 18th century is one of the best places to watch the sun rise in Old San Juan. One can see the sun rise alongside the cast expanses of the fortress and the beach where the ships and boats are stationed to take off for the day. The location provides a tranquil setting with no one around in the wee hours of the day where one can enjoy time alone for himself or with a loved one.

7. Condado Beach, San Juan

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Condado beach is the last beach on our list for where one can watch the sunrise in Puerto Rico. The beach is safe and clean and has an amazing stretch to walk in. The surrounding sceneries and the sunrise setting is a magical one where you can watch birds diving in water for food in the mornings and the trees around wafting in the morning breeze.

We hope this article was useful to you. Let us know of the other places to watch the sunrise in Puerto Rico in the comments section below.

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