Are you interested in tasting what our local food has to offer and enjoy a beach view? Well let’s go! Right after El Yunque Rainforest, you will find Luquillo, a municipality known by all who practice domestic tourism and lovers of chinchorreo. Chinchorreo refers when a group of people go to a cozy bar or “chinchorro” to eat, drink, dance and have fun and it is very popular on the island There are many of these “chinchorros” at the Luquillo beach area and they are known as Luquillo kiosks– Kioskos de Luquillo. This is an area with many food selection that offer a great gastronomic variety from fresh seafood to local fried foods and cuts of meat among others and no matter which one you choose, you will be totally satisfied. Some also have a variety of live music especially during the weekends where you will find many local groups and families.
Luquillo, known as the Capital of the Sun, has a beach that was known as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, El Balneario La Monserrate. This beach offers parking for your convenience and along the coast you can choose from one of the many great spots to launch yourself into a dip in the warm crystal clear waters. Many come to practice water sports here such as surfing, kite surfing and kayaking among others. It also has recreational areas to accommodate your things in case you want to organize family gatherings.
So if its beautiful crystalline waters and the great culinary variety of this town do not motivate you to take the walk to the town of Luquillo, I do not know what it will do! Get in your car and go to this spot to witness its charms. You are also welcome to complement your chinchorreo by stopping at our Rio Grande store for some fresh Puerto Rican coffee, caribbean spices and sauces, quality gifts, souvenirs and local arts.