Puerto Rico  > Puerto Rico Destinations  > Lajas, Puerto Rico

Lajas, a small town with so much to offer to visitors that love nature, fishing, sailing, and getting to know the real island.  Located on the south west coast of Puerto Rico near  the towns of San German and Guanica. A day trip to Lajas offers many opportunities for exploration.  Drive through the countryside to see small rolling hills, rice and pineapple farms.

Head to La Parguera for delicious traditional treats such as empanillas, surrullitos and the freshest local seafood. Hire a tour guide to take you scuba diving, snorkeling, deep fishing, seeing the mangrove channels and jump into the clear waters of Caracoles and Mata La Gata Islands.  At night La Parguera attracts locals to pubs with live music and lots of food.

Attractions, Points of Interest & Things to Do in Lajas, Puerto Rico

Houses on the Water

Tours, Charters & Services for the Visitor

Tours - Lajas, Puerto Rico

There are various friendly tour operators ready to take you for a day adventure to the pretty offshore little islands of Lajas. Tours are inexpensive, just $5 – $10 per person round trip, bring cash.  The scenic boat ride is about a 10 minutes. We recommend you book a tour in advance or you may just show up to La Parguera to book it, you will see tour guides walking around offering their services.

Boat rentals are also available giving you freedom to see the islands at your own pace and go “island hopping” at La Parguera Nature Reserve.  You will have various options to get there; you may rent a motor boat, share a boat taxi ride or you can go on an eco guided kayak tour.

Tour Operators

  • Johnny’s Boats – Phone # (787) 460-8922 or (787) 299-2212
  • Torres Boats – Phone # (787) 396-2089
  • Cancel Boats – Phone # (787) 899-5891
  • Aleli Tours – Phone # (787) 899-6086 or (787) 390-6086   Kayak rentals and kayak tours
  • Excurions EcoBoriken  – Phone # (787) 951-0683 – Kayak Tours