Situated in between the North Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, the crystal clear waters and year round tropical climate of Puerto Rico has visitors coming from all over the world. A trip to Puerto Rico offers visitors a taste of its eccentric culture, which is a rich blend of Spanish, African and Anglo influence.
Nature lovers can explore one of the largest rainforests of the Caribbean. El Yunque National Forest is a natural wonder of Puerto Rico and has entered the second round of the New Seven Wonders of Nature campaign. After trekking through the rainforest, take a trip up to the municipality of Arecibo for a glimpse of the world’s largest single-dish radio telescope.
In addition to the natural attractions of Puerto Rico, there are a number of landmarks and sights worth checking out. In the arts and culture department, the Museo Casa Canales is located in Jayuya, while the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico and Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Puerto Rico are both located in San Juan.
Hotel accommodation ranges from high-end spas and resorts to low maintenance campsites and hostels. Prices for accommodation in Puerto Rico range from budget for a basic hotel room up to high end luxury for those with deep pockets. A number of hotels in Puerto Rico have been named on Travel & Leisure’s 500 World’s Best Hotel List.
Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport is ranked 34th among commercial airports within the US. In addition, Rafael Hernandez Airport serves the western region of the island with flights arriving from the United States, Dominican Republic and other international cities. The southern region’s Porto Caribe also has its Mercedita Airport, which serves a number of short distance and domestic flights.