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This hidden gems tour begins with a pickup at your hotel before heading off to explore the lush El Yunque rainforest from a different perspective. Get your hiking boots ready and delight in a lesser-known hiking trail--approximately 35 minutes--to a secret natural pool with a waterfall.

Take your time to enjoy the local flora and fauna of the area, such as rainforest flowers and Coqui tree frogs, before taking a dip in the refreshing natural pools. Dry off before continuing on another 40-minute hike uphill.

Up next is a visit to the El Portal Center to learn about the tropical rainforest, the only one in the U.S. National Forest System.

After another short--and rocky--hike, finish up your adventure at a super-secret pool where you can enjoy natural water slides, swing from a rope into the river, and enjoy the refreshing water before heading back to your hotel.

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El Yunque Rain Forest
Yokahu Observation Tower
The El Yunque National Forest
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Discover the hidden gems of the El Yunque rainforest with this 6.5-hour, ‘off-the-beaten’ path tour, perfect for those who have previously visited. Walk along secret trails and explore lesser-known waterfalls and swimming holes while discovering some of Puerto Rico’s wildlife, such as the Coqui tree frogs. Enjoy a day of swimming, hiking, and wildlife before heading back to the city.
  • Explore the hidden gems of the El Yunque rainforest
  • Spend the day hiking and swimming in the refreshing natural pools
  • Avoid the crowds and popular sites with this ‘off-the-beaten-path’ tour
  • Great for the adventurous who have visited El Yunque previously
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rainforest and Water Adventure

Review of the tour: What an amazing way to spend the day. If you're looking for an active excursion, this is it! Hiking, waterfalls, cliff jumps, rope swings, natural water slide...that's what you'll spend the day doing. You can also relax at the swimming hole...More

4  Thank FoodandFun101
Christine_Bespoke, Manager at Bespoke Lifestyle Management, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good thing you decided to join this adventure, even if it was last minute! Life is full of surprises and sometimes the best ones are not planned with a lot of anticipation. Glad to know Lynnette went above and beyond to assist outside of office...More

Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile
Overcoming Fear

This was a great excursion; I was expecting to hike through a jungle but it was very doable and challenging! Family friendly and definitely an event that brings strangers together through trust (helping others climb, supporting & encouraging each other with overcoming our fears of...More

Thank JadedKatana
Christine_Bespoke, Manager at Bespoke Lifestyle Management, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience. Very admirable title, and to know the impact and empathy this adventure had on you. It does involve some challenge, but our guides are prepared to assist you any moment. Creating memorable (and safe) experiences is what we are...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018
A Truly Enriching Experience

This is not for the light hiker who wants to follow a well-drawn out path. This is for the true adventurer. I learned much about myself on this trip. I jumped from a rock-cliff into the river, Tarzan swung from a tree, rock climbed, learned...More

1  Thank Kellie C
Christine_Bespoke, Manager at Bespoke Lifestyle Management, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kellie, It makes us extremely happy to know this experience made such a positive impact on your life. One more year of life is something we must always celebrate, thank you for sharing this special occasion with us. We are glad you enjoyed this...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

Just great! I would warn people that you can't be a couch potato if you want to try this tour. A lot of climbing rocks and through mud, wading through rivers, and optionally jumping off cliffs and sliding down waterfalls. It's unfortunate that Maria took...More

3  Thank Rhbob314
Christine_Bespoke, Manager at Bespoke Lifestyle Management, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for your honest and on point remarks about your experience. Is part of our mission to create unforgettable memories, and ensure you feel comfortable and safe while having fun. Please do not hesitate to contact us should your plans bring you back to...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile
Private waterfall pools in paradise

I wasn't expecting much from this tour, but what I experienced was fantastic. The hike is relatively easy until you reach the area near pools of fresh rain water and waterfalls. Then the hike is a little challenging but well worth it to be able...More

2  Thank Mark R
Christine_Bespoke, Manager at Bespoke Lifestyle Management, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Dear Mark, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with Bespoke. We understand how many visitors can be confused on what to expect post hurricane and we are very glad you were able to enjoy one of the many great tours and positive things that...More

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It would not be good for a 5 yr old or younger; there are areas that involve climbing, using your full body to extend and pull yourself up, or stretching your legs all the way down a boulder to find footing for... More
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