San Juan, Puerto RicoIf you're planning to go on a trip to the Caribbean then you better take the time to visit one of the best places in the area, Puerto Rico. Comprised of different islands, a trip to Puerto Rico will bring you to the northeastern Caribbean. An unincorporated territory of the United States, Puerto Rico is comprised of white sand beaches, beautiful turquoise waters, tall palm trees, exquisite marine life, dense greens, and sunshine almost all throughout the year. Truly an amazing and magical place, visit Puerto Rico and experience the wonders of nature. Not only this, also enjoy Puerto Rico attractions, food, various activities, and the unbelievable hospitality. Here are some tips on how to enjoy your trip.
The oldest city is San Juan, it is home to some of the most crystal clear beaches in the world. These beaches bring in many tourists each year who would like to take a break from the cold weather, from work, and would like a relaxing vacation out in the sun. Aside from clear waters and skies though, San Juan also boasts of numerous sites and activities. Here are just some of them:
Look into the island's historical past and enjoy what is now one of the known jewels of the Caribbean. Visit places like El Morro, a structure built to protect the island from sea attacks, this structure is about 500 years old. Take a stroll down the beautiful boardwalk of Paseo de la Princesa and see different structures, art, and history. Enter the Cathedral de San Juan which was built in 1521 and be amazed at the beauty of one of the oldest buildings in San Juan Puerto Rico. Your trip to this island would not be complete without looking into the Fort San Cristobal. Built by the Spaniards to help fortify it, this vast structure will surely amaze you. Of course your trip will not be complete without visiting the busiest ocean ports in the Caribbean, San Juan Bay.
Whether you're buying for yourself or for people back home, you're sure to get your shopping craving fixed here. From souvenirs to jewelry, branded clothes to local goods - there are plenty of shops to buy from. Go to Old San Juan, Plaza Las Americas, Condado, and Belz Outlet Mall to name just a few.
From fresh seafood, perfectly cooked meats and vegetables, great drinks, and to unique delicacies - dining in San Juan, Puerto Rico will be memorable. Some of the places to visit are Marmalade Restaurant and Wine Bar, Dragonfly, Pamela's, Parrot Club, St. Germain Bistro and Cafe, Cafe Cuatro Sombras, Cafe Cola'o, Punto de Vista Restaurant and Bar, Al Dente, Baru, and Pirilo Pizza Rustica.
Be sure to enjoy the lush greens and the turquoise waters. If you plan to go to Puerto Rico make sure you plan both your water and land activities. There are a lot of things to do and so much fun to experience.
Here are just some of them:
Water and Sports - there are many beaches and various water activities here. Some of the best ones include the Palomino Island, Ocean Park Beach, Condano Beach, Isla Verde, the Condado Lagoon, Playa Escambron, and the Puerto Rico Surf Academy. Aside from surfing, enjoy sailing, scuba diving, para-sailing, kayaking, and so much more.
Land and Recreation - of course you have to enjoy the land as well. Places you must visit include San Juan National Forest, the Alpine Loop, and the Chimney Rock Archealogical Area.
The people of Puerto Rico are well known for their friendliness, warmth, and their welcoming attitude. Look into great accommodations like the following:
* El San Juan Hotel
* Caribe Hilton
* San Juan Mariott Resort Stellaris Casino
* InterContinental San Juan Resort Spa and Casino
* Hotel El Convento
* La Concha, a Renaissance Resort
* Radisson Ambassador Plaza Hotel and Casino
* Conrad San Juan Condado Plaza
* Verdanza Hotel
So if you're looking to go to a new and exciting place for a vacation, you're sure to find pleasure in Puerto Rico. Just one of the best places you must see in your lifetime, so visit Puerto Rico soon.