Luquillo Tourism, Puerto Rico

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Luquillo (Spanish pronunciation: [luˈkiʎo]) is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the northeast coast, northwest of Fajardo; and east of Rio Grande. Luquillo is spread over 5 wards and Luquillo Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city). It is part of the Fajardo Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city of Luquillo is 26 square miles and it sits on 12 miles of Atlantic coastline. It is nestled between the blue waters of the Atlantic and the El Yunque National Rainforest, giving it a diverse and unique ecology. Luquillo marks the beginning of the Northeast Ecological Corridor Nature Reserve which runs down the coast from Luquillo’s town square all the way down to the Seven Seas Beach in Fajardo. During certain times of the year, it is not unusual to encounter rare or endangered species of fauna (like the Leatherback Turtle) while visiting in Luquillo.


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Facts and Stats for Luquillo*

  • Pollution Statistics in Luquillo

    Know the pollution level of Luquillo before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 41.25 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55.26 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.75 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 66.25 (High)
  • Luquillo: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Luquillo for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Luquillo.

    • Burglary and Theft 68.68 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 73.18 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 78.72 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 84.51 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 62.76 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 74.74 (High)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 85.11 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 46.58 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 18.49 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.53 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.14 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 76.56 (High)
  • Living in Luquillo - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Luquillo is 143.35 (High)

    • Safety Index 30.44 (Low)
    • Climate Index 71.08 (High)
    • Pollution Index 54.16 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.36 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 66.62 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 62.65 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.64 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 114.92 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Luquillo

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Luquillo

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.86 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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