Puerto Rico Vacations: Into the Island of Enchantment

The Caribbean | | March 1, 2010

puerto rico vacationsPuerto Rico vacations is a great option for those who are planning to enjoy their vacation at the Caribbean Sea in the United States.  Culture-seekers will be charmed from heritage and history of Puerto Rico. You can easily drive round Puerto Rico and explore it within a day, but it is recommended to take your time and enjoy all the attractions. Besides this, the Old San Juan’s art and festivals is among the major draws of Puerto Rico. There are much to explore like the coffee plantations, colonial towns, beaches, bars, restaurants, and others. Read on to know more about Puerto Rico vacations.


The Old San Juan of Puerto Rico is a well-known place, especially for the Castillo de San Felipe del Morro. It is an atmospheric place where you can take leisurely walk. When you are in other place, you should experience the life of it entirely. So enjoy and experience the rainforest hiking, scuba diving, and swimming in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is commonly known as the Island of Enchantment or Borinquen, which is referred by the locals. As Puerto Rico is located in the Caribbean Ocean, you can expect many enchanting islands to explore and enjoy.

Old San Juan
The best time to visit Puerto Rico is between the months of December and April, when peak tourist season starts. Puerto Rico enjoys summer temperatures throughout the year. Puerto Rico accommodations give plenty of options to you. Lodging, hotels and others all suits every pocket. Currency of Puerto Rico is the US dollar. It is often referred to as the Peso. If you want to enjoy the casinos in Puerto Rico then many hotels around the island offers this enchantment as well.

While exploring this amazing destination, try to enjoy the shopping in Puerto Rico that will fascinate you more. San Juan has Plaza Las Americas in Hato Rey, which is the largest shopping mall in the Caribbean. It includes 190 stores, many small stores for clothing, gifts, electronics, cosmetics, and others. Some of the major and best attractions in Puerto Rico are the Historic District of Old San Juan, Castillo de San Felipe del Morro, Historic District of Ponce, Museo de Arte de Ponce, Tropical Agriculture Research Station, The City of San German, Iglesia Porta Coeli, and Puerto Rico Museum of Art.

Castillo de San Felipe del Morro
Puerto Rico transportations are very much developed. This tourist destination is served by 30 airports including the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. Besides this, if you want to get into Puerto Rico by water, then there are many ports including the San Juan Port that will take you into the spectacular beauties of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico vacations is among the best options for you to visit and explore.

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