San Juan gets high-speed ferry to Culebra, Vieques

SAN JUAN -- A new high-speed ferry service now operates from San Juan to the islands of Culebra and Vieques in Puerto Rico.

Departing from Pier 2 in Old San Juan, the Island Hi-Speed Ferry reaches Culebra in about one hour and 45 minutes and continues on for the 30-minute trip to Vieques.

The ferry operates one roundtrip Mondays through Thursdays and two roundtrips on Fridays through Sundays. Roundtrip rates range from $17 to $73.

Parent company Boston Harbor Cruises also operates the Virgin Island Fast Ferry between St. Thomas and St. Croix.

For information, visit www.islandhispeedferry.com.

To contact the reporter who wrote this article, send e-mail to Gay Nagle Myers at [email protected].

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