Palomino Island, one of the greatest pleasures of Puerto Rico, which only a small number of lucky travelers get to experience, allow us to tell you how. Palomino is part of The Cordillera Reef Nature Reserve, a group of islands and keys just off the coast of the town of Fajardo, in the eastern region of Puerto Rico.
Things to Do at Palomino Island
Relax & Renew at Palomino Island – Guests dreaming of lounging under palm trees and getting lost in the feel of a private and intimate Caribbean island will get to do just so… you’ll only be sharing Palomino with guests from El Conquistador Resort. Palomino is certainly a dreamy paradisiac place, so special, from your lounge chair, you’ll have an unobstructed view of Palominito Island, a filming location of Pirates of the Caribbean.
Enjoy the pleasures of a private beach – The waters of Palomino have spectacular turquoise and emerald green colors with calm waters perfect for swimming, and doing a little snorkeling. A few luxury sailing charters dock at Palomino to swim, then continue taking guests on island hopping experiences on nearby cays.
Go Horseback Riding – You can also enjoy horseback riding on the green trails of Palomino with breathtaking blue panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and silhouettes of the surrounding islands.
Dining at Palomino Island – Guests of El Conquistador can enjoy dining at the full-service restaurant. If you don’t wish to move from your view and comfort of your lounge chair, friendly staff will serve you food and drinks as well.
Palomino is a private island, only guests of the amazing El Conquistador Resort get to enjoy its pleasures all day long, as part of the entertainment options at the resort. El Conquistador has a private ferry at no cost to guests, starting at 9 am and the last ferry going back to the resort at 6 pm, just in time for sunset.
Tours & Private Charters to Palomino Island
Private sailing and boat charters can also take you island hopping and make a stop at Palomino island so you can swim and snorkel. See below for top-rated excursions to Palomino Island.
Tours to Palomino typically include a stop at the more popular Icacos Cay.