Masks Required (updated 13 Jan 2022)
😷 Indoors - Masks covering mouth & nose are required for everyone 2 years old and older, regardless of vaccination status, in public indoor spaces 😷 Outdoors - Masks covering mouth & nose are required for everyone 2 years old and older, regardless of vaccination status, in public outdoor spaces where you cannot socially distance, or where there are 50 or more people
Busness Closure & Dry Law (updated 13 Jan 2022)
🛒 All businesses that serve the public must remain closed from midnight until 5am. Exceptions to closure include supermarkets, gas stations, pharmacies, health facilities, hospitals, among others. Restaurants, clubs, bars, etc ARE closed midnight to 5am. Effective through at least 02 February 2022, per executive order EO-2021-086, and extended by EO-2022-002.
🍺 Dry Law (no sale nor public consumption of alcohol) is in effect from midnight until 5am. Effective through at least 02 February 2022, per executive order EO-2021-086, and extended by EO-2022-002.
Restaurants, Bars & other Food Establishments (updated 13 Jan 2022)
🍔 ALL CUSTOMERS (2 years old and older) must show proof of vaccination or negative COVID test results - In order to be admitted to food establishments you are required to show either (a) vaccination card showing that you are "fully vaccinated", (b) negative test (molecular or antigen) results of test administered by an authorized health provider no more than 48 hours prior to arrival at the restaurant, or (c) evidence of positive test in last 3 months along with documentation proving your recovery. Effective through at least 02 Feb 2022, per executive order EO-2021-081.
👪 The capacity of "any place that serves (and people consume) drinks or prepared food" will be limited to 50% if indoors, or 75% if outdoors/open-air. This applies to restaurants, bars, theaters, food courts, etc. Effective through at least 02 February 2022, per EO-2021-085 and extended by EO-2022-002.
Stores, Offices & similar places that serve the public indoors (updated 13 Jan 2022)
🛒 The capacity in all facilities that "serve the public indoors" will be limited to 75%. This applies to stores, malls, offices, etc. Effective 17 Jan 2022 through at least 02 Feb 2022, per EO-2022-002.
Hotels, Resorts & other Lodging (updated 13 Jan 2022)
🏨 In order to check-in to any lodging facility (short-term rentals, AirBNB, hotels, resorts, etc), all members of your party (5 years old and older) are required to show either (a) vaccination card showing that you are "fully vaccinated", (b) negative test (molecular or antigen) results of test administered by an authorized health provider no more than 48 hours prior to your arrival, or (c) evidence of positive test in last 3 months along with documentation proving your recovery. This applies to all people 2 (two) years old and older. If you are unvaccinated and staying more than a week, you are required to show new negative test results weekly. Per executive order EO-2021-062 and EO-2021-075.
Tours & Excursions (updated 13 Jan 2022)
⛵ Tour operators may require proof of vaccination or negative test results to participate. Check with the operator to make sure you have what they require.
Events, Stadiums & Theaters (updated 13 Jan 2022)
🏟️ All attendees at group activities of less than 250 people at facilities that encourage crowding, indoor or outdoor, must show proof of vaccination OR negative test (molecular or antigen) results of test administered by an authorized health provider no more than 48 prior to arrival at the event. Facilities include theaters, amphitheaters, stadiums, conference and activity centers, and any other place where events are held. This applies to everyone 5 years old and older. Kids under the age of 5 are not permitted to attend these events at all. Effective 22 December 2021, per EO-2021-080, and modified by EO-2022-002
👪 The capacity of "event or activity venues" will be limited to 50% if indoors, or 75% if outdoors/open-air. This applies to stadiums, coliseums, convention centers, theaters, etc. Effective through at least 02 Feb 2022, per EO-2021-085 and extended by EO-2022-002.
Cruise Ship Passengers (updated 30 Dec 2021)
🚢 All cruise ship passengers and crew who wish to disembark in Puerto Rico must be fully vaccinated, and must have a negative molecular or antigen COVID test performed within 48 hours before disembarking in PR. All passengers and crew who test positive, or have been in close contact to someone who has tested positive, will not be permitted to disembark in Puerto Rico, regarless of vaccination status.
Air Travelers Arriving in Puerto Rico (updated 20 Dec 2021)
✈️ DOMESTIC TRAVELERS (effective 27 Dec 2021, per EO-2021-081)
All DOMESTIC travelers (2 years old and older) arriving in Puerto Rico are are required to show BOTH
  1. negative COVID test results from test administerd by an authorized health provider no more than 48 hours prior to arrival in PR AND
  2. either (a) vaccination card showing that you are "fully vaccinated", (b) negative test results of test administered no more than 72 hours prior to your arrival, or (c) evidence of positive test in last 3 months along with documentation proving your recovery.
  • If you do not have your test results upon arrival, you have 48 hours to produce those results, or you will be fined $300 per person.
  • If you are un-vaccinated, you are required to quarantine for 7 days, even if you have negative test results.
✈️ INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS (effective 06 Dec 2021, per CDC)
All INTERNATIONAL air passengers, regardless of vaccination status, must show (before boarding flight to the US) a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 1 day before travel to the US. This applies to all travelers, 2 years old and up, flying from INTERNATIONAL (outside of the US) destinations. Flights between Puerto Rico and the States are domestic flights, so this does not apply to travelers arriving in Puerto Rico from the States.
📄 ALL TRAVELERS arriving in Puerto Rico are required to submit a travel declaration upon arrival via the PR Government Travel Safe website. This is where you will upload your COVID vaccination card and/or negative COVID test results.

Keeping Your Cool at a Waterpark

Many of the parks were closed due to COVID. Some of the water parks are reopening for the summer 2021. Call before going to make sure!

Puerto Rico Waterparks

Waterparks are an enjoyable way to keep cool on a tropical island. Puerto Rico has a number of water parks to choose from, ranging from those for infants and small kids, to larger parks for bigger kids of all ages. Many of them are only open during the summer months (meaning mid-May to mid-August), but a handful are open year-round.

Here is a quick list of waterparks, and information to help you plan your waterpark fun. Prices, dates, and hours may change, so call ahead for current info before heading out.

Parks for Infants & small children (Under 12)
Open Year-round

Aqua Sol Carolina at the Carolina Balneario

Puerto Rico Waterparks

A large water area, with a maximum depth of 8 inches, small slides, interactive water games, sprayers, and fountains. Everything a little kid could want. They have “1-hour” sessions throughout the day with a max of 200 people per session. (one visitor said the play time is 45 mins and then they clear you out for next session).

Admission: $4/per person/hour. Adults must accompany all kids under 4). Parking $4/car

Open 9am to 5pm. Open all year Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. In High season- from May 15th- August 31st, open Tuesdays – Sundays 9am-5pm.

Call (787)633-3457 for more info. Or check out their Informational page.

Aqua Sol Carolina at Parque Julia de Burgos

Similar to the waterpark above, but smaller, and not at the beach. They have “1-hour” sessions throughout the day with a max of 75 people per session. (one visitor said play time is only 45 mins and then they clear you out for the next session).

Admission: $4/per person/hour. Adults must accompany and child under 4. Parking $3

Open weekends and holidays year-round 9am to 5pm. Open Tuesday through Sunday 9am to 5pm from May 15 to August 31.

Call (787)701-5152 or (787)257-4635 for more info.Or check out their Informational page.

Aqua Sol Carolina at Barrazas

Location- Municipal Services, RT 853 Km 11.5 in Bo. Barrazas, Carolina

Similar to the waterpark above, but smaller. They have “1-hour” sessions throughout the day. (one visitor said play time is only 45 mins and then they clear you out for the next session).

Admission: General admission $1, waterpark- $2/per child 0-12 years/hour. $1 for people older than 12 years that want to ome into waterpark. Adults must accompany and child under 4. Parking $4

Open weekends and holidays year-round 9am to 5pm. Open Tuesday through Sunday 9am to 5pm from May 15 to August 31.

Call (787)701-4405 or (787)757-2626 ext 3830 or 3831 for more info.Or check out their Informational page.

Coamo Aquaventura

Small water park for little kids.

Admission: $3/kid (12 and under), $5 for anyone older than 12yo..

Open weekends (Fri-Sun) and holidays year-round 10am to 6pm.

Call (787) 424-5500 for more info. Or check their Facebook page.

Other towns have been opening these small water parks for the kids lately. Watch for Fajardo’s opening one (by Seven Seas Beach)

Parks for Infants & small children (Under 12)
Open Summer Only

Parque Acuático Rafael Pérez Santaliz in Quebradillas- Chorritos Piratas

Located on Calle San Rafael in Quebradillas

Admission: $5.58/kid 3 to 12 years old, $8.92/person over 12 years old. Locker $3.35. Food and gazebos available at additional cost.

Open Sat/Sun shoulder season (late March-mid May and Mid Aug- Oct) 9am to 4pm and everyday 9a-4p from mid May through mid August.

Call : 939-642-9425 for more info.or check their webpage: Facebook page

Parks for All Ages, Open Summer Only

Surf N Fun Waterpark in San German

Open for 2019 season starting weekends 5/25/19 and going daily until middle of August..then some weekends for the season.

A large water park with water slides, lazy river tubes, pools, wave pool, bumper boats, boogie rider and more. Plus beach volley ball, rock wall etc. and snack bars and shops. Just off RT 2 at Km 174.

Admission 2019: $19.95 for adults, kids 3-12 $15.95 plus IVU (sales tax) and kids 2 and under free. Parking is free (available in multiple areas with trolley service between). There is also a cheaper “Late pass” for the last 4 hrs of the night for $9.95. Lockers available for a fee.

Open Mon- Fri 10am -6pm, Sat and Sun 10am- 7pm in high season (summer) and on Weekends Fri-Sun “some” of the rest of year (looks like they close in Nov-May or so). Best to call and check before going in winter.

Call (787)659-7440 for more info. Or check out their Facebook page.

Olimpia / Ola Marina Salinas / Albergue Olimpico de Puerto Rico

Opening for the 2021 season. sometime in July hopefully!.I will update when new info available.

Offers waterpark fun (pools,slides, fountains) plus mini golf, gardens, and rock wall for climbing.

2018 Admission: $16.99/person (2 years – 59 years) plus tax for full day pass. Seniors and handicapped persons get half price. And you can buy tickets online if you want!Parking is $2, lockers available for $4. There is also now a adventure park “Sky Trail” that is an additional cost.

Open 9am to 5pm. 7 days a week in June and July.

Call 787-824-2200 extension 267, 291 or 211, or 800-981-2210 for more info.

Visit the Albergue Olimpico web site or their Facebook page for more info. Located on RT 712, Km. 0.3, Salinas

Parque Acuático Piedra Dura

Offers waterpark fun (pools, fountains) plus zipline, boat ride in lake and rock wall for climbing.

2019 Admission: $10/adults plus tax for full pass . . Can Pay $5 for entrance but not use the attractions.

Open 9am to 6pm. Tuesday’s _ Friday, Saturday- Sundays 9am-9pm

Call 787-736-1757 for more info.

Visit the Parque Acuatico Piedra Dura’s Facebook page for more info. Located San Lorenzo

Las Cascadas Waterpark in Aguadilla

Should be opening in July for the 2021 summer! More info when available

Las Cascadas is the largest waterpark on the island. Be sure to take a look at our review of Las Cascadas for more details.

Located on Route 2 KM 126.5 in Aguadilla.

Monte Frio in Bayamon

This small local park with some water features- including a baby swimming pool, a larger pool of 3-5ft deep and a pool with some waterslides.

Admission: $7/person (3 years and up) for full day pass.

Open Tuesday – Friday 9am-4pm, Sat -Sun 10am – 5pm during summer months, rest of year open Sat and Sun 10am- 5pm only.

Call 787-740-4005 for more info.

Visit the Monte Frio Facebook page for more info.

Waterparks & Slides at Resorts

Many of the larger resorts have a water slide in their pools. El Conquistador has a real waterpark available for an extra fee for their guests only. Mayaguez Resort’s waterpark is open to the public.

Riverpool Village at Mayaguez Resort and Casino

A smallish waterpark with pools and waterslides, waterfall and a jacuzzi.

Admission: Full day pass $40/person plus IVU (they sometimes have special rates on their Facebook page).

Open everyday 10am- 6pm.

Call 787-832-3030 ext 015 for more info.

Visit the Mayaguez Resort web site for more info.

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