Dreaming of a destination that won’t break the budget and has unlimited activites to experience? Look no further, you can live your own 5-star vacation story in Puerto Rico. This island has 270 miles of coastline and boasts a variety of activities and sights no matter what your travel style is.
Vacations in the caribbean have a pre-requisite of good beaches and Puerto Rico is no exception. The island’s timeless Flamenco Beach in Culebra has been cited as one of the best beaches in the world and featured on Top 10 Beaches from the Travel Channel. Of course it doesn’t stop there with close to 300 beaches on the island you are sure to find your perfect vacation paradise during your stay.
A constant companion to beaches is food and drink. Puerto Rico’s rich culture will offer you many amazing dishes and gastronomical delights all washed down with a fine glass of rum. Puerto Rico produces 70% of the rum sold in the United States and a tour of one of their many distilliries can be easily arranged.
Sun kissed sands and rum are not the only things to experience on your visit. Bioluminescent bays are a unique trademark to Puerto Rico. This rare natural phenomenom can be experienced at 1 of 3 bioluminescent bays that are accessible from shore. They are best seen in low light, so be sure to avoid the full moon.
Adventurers can enjoy their vacation hiking, kayaking, horsebackriding or zip lining. A popular destination is the El Yunque Rainforest. It is the only rainforest under the US National Park Service. The park is well marked so you can easily complete your own self drive tour. There are many walking and hiking paths throughout the park including a variety of flora, fauna and stunning waterfalls.
Lastly, a visit to Puerto Rico would not be complete without spending some time in it’s fabulous historical district. The culture is vibrant, history strong and buildings structurally stunning. The forts in San Juan are massive and shouldn’t be missed. Add in some vibrant culture and local festivals to the area and you will make memories you will not soon forget.
The best part of it all? Visitng Puerto Rico is hassle free. Don’t have a passport? No problem. Puerto Rico is a US Commonwealth and passports are not required by US citizens to visit. Just book your plane tickets, make your vacation plans and go. Worried about currency exchange? No worries.The US dollar is the nations official currency, so you can step off the plane and head straight to the beach.
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Our last visit to Puerto Rico was in 2009 and we can’t wait for our next visit. Do you want to check out Puerto Rico? Tell us about how you would spend your time in Puerto Rico by leaving a comment below.