Welcome to Islands of Puerto Rico
Guide to Exploring the Wonders of Puerto Rico & Planning an Unforgettable Vacation
Travel to Puerto Rico
With so many daily flights available from major cities in the USA and other major cities, getting here is hassle free. Puerto Rico is a US territory, making it convenient for US Citizens to have an easy getaway with no passport required. Puerto Rico is so close yet offers unique attractions and a warm culture offering travelers an out of the ordinary experience.
When it comes to hospitality, you’ll feel right at home with the warmth of the Puerto Rican people who are among the happiest people in the world according to The University of Michigan’s World Values Surveys (WVS). With over 500 festivals during the year, you can immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the island for an unforgettable experience.
Tourism in Puerto Rico
Many travelers that haven’t been to the Caribbean may have the perception that all islands are alike. Puerto Rico is much more than beautiful beaches and great resorts. Puerto Rico is often referred to as the island of a thousand blessings. This small island was unfairly blessed with many world class natural and man made wonders. Choose from many fun and exciting things to do, there’s something for everyone in Puerto Rico.
Beaches of Puerto Rico
When it comes to beaches Puerto Rico is king on the Caribbean for it’s diversity and great number of choices around the island. Choose from secluded and quiet to Miami style beach scenes to world class surfing beaches with a casual island life vibe. Puerto Rico has an average of 10 blue flag beaches every year, and a few constantly ranked as some of the best in the world.
Attractions in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico offers world class attractions you won’t find anywhere else in the Caribbean and some that are the best on the planet. Delight walking on the historic 500 year old City of Old San Juan. Hike a tropical rainforest, kayak the brightest bioluminescent bay in the world, swim on the crystal clear waters, explore colorful underwater worlds…and there’s so much more.
Things to Do in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico offers activities for just about every type of traveler. Families can enjoy a variety of activities your children will be cherish for a lifetime. There’s a plethora of activities to choose from for nature lovers, adventure seekers, eco travelers, history buffs, golf enthusiasts and more. If you’re serious about scuba diving, fishing, golfing and surfing, Puerto Rico won’t disappoint.
The Islands of Puerto Rico
Perhaps you didn’t know, but Puerto Rico possesses offshore islands with natural untamed beauty. The islands of Vieques and Culebra are Caribbean’s best kept secrets, on these islands you can beach hope postcard perfect beaches without crowds. Vieques & Culebra offer beauty, peace, serenity and breathtaking locations you’ll may have all to yourself. Just a short flight from San Juan or a scenic ferry ride, and you can visit the Caribbean of the past.
Palomino Island is the perfect option for travelers wanting to experience a private island with five star resort services.
Head to the west coast and visit the uninhabited island of Isla de Mona also known as “The Galapagos of the Caribbean”. Off the town of Rincon you can schedule a scuba diving or deep fishing tour to Isla Desecheo.
Parguera Nature Reserve and Gilligan’s Island make wonderful day trips. Caja de Muertos is one of the most underated places in Puerto Rico offering a gorgeous beach, snorkeling and a rewarding hiking adventure.