Day 1
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San Juan

Arrive in San Juan and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome dinner to introduce you to the fabulous Puerto Rican cuisine!

Included Meals: Dinner

Day 2
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Fajardo

Start out with a walking tour of Old San Juan and Fort San Cristobal. Then head east to Fajardo, where you’ll navigate the waters of a bioluminescent bay by kayak, an adventure you’ll never forget.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3
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Fajardo

Set sail on a catamaran and enjoy an amazing snorkeling experience.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4
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Family Stay

Observe the natural wonders of Puerto Rico during a guided hike through El Yunque Rainforest. On the way back to San Juan, stop at the Paseo tablado de Piñones to learn about mangroves and the local ecosystem. Then visit a ceremonial cave. Later, experience the rhythms of the Afro-Caribbean culture during a Bomba y Plena workshop before you meet your host family.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5
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Family Stay

Enjoy breakfast with your familia puertorriqueña and begin your first day of Spanish classes. Explore the local farmer’s market through a fun scavenger hunt. Learn about Puerto Rico’s indigenous cultures and art at the Museo de Historia, Anthropología y Arte de la Universidad de Rio Piedras.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Note: 2-3 students will be placed per family on this program.

Day 6
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Family Stay

Head south for a tour of Guavate, learn how to cook traditional Puerto Rican food and enjoy an authentic lechón lunch*.
*Vegetarian option available

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7
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Family Stay

Perfect your dance moves with a salsa dancing class and take in a movie in Spanish at a local theater. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8
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Family Stay

After Spanish class, spend the rest of the day participating in a volunteer activity.

Inlcuded Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9
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Family Stay

Begin the day with a final Spanish class and then soak up the island lifestyle with a relaxing afternoon at the beach.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10
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Return

Bid farewell to your Puerto Rican hosts and transfer to the airport for your flight back to the U.S.

Meals Included: Breakfast

What Others Are Saying

Patti, parent

Puerto Rico

“It’s hard to let my daughter go that far away and be gone that long, but it was a once in a lifetime experience for her and I’m glad that she got to experience it.” 

Ken, parent

Puerto Rico

“Our son’s sharing of his experience opened our eyes to the culture of Puerto Rico.”

Melissa, parent

Puerto Rico

“I traveled abroad as a teen and was extremely happy to give my daughter a similar experience. I am glad she had a good time and was able to be so far from home and feel independent while still in a safe situation with the chaperones.”