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Top Must-See Attractions of Puerto Rico
Paola Alexandra Núñez Báez
El Morro in San Juan, Piñones, Cabo Rojo, Boquerón Beach and El Yunque.
El Yunque, La Catedral en Ponce. In Ponce is also the Museum, El parque de Bomba. In Isabela, la Playa de Jobos. Old San Juan, Calle Luna Calle Sol.
Marilu De Jesus
Beaches, restaurants, and music all in Old San Juan.
Teresa James Earley
The bioluminescent bay or Flamenco Beach on Culebra! They both are rare untouched beauties!
Dan J Long
La Fortaleza, El Morro (Fuerte San Felipe del Morro), The Cathedral of San Juan Bautista. These are my favorites - but there are many, many more.
Starfish bed in la Parguera, Lajas , and the bioluminescent bay.
Vivian J. Arévalo Lozano
San Felipe del Morro Fort, El Yunque Rainforest and bioluminescent lagoon at La Parguera
El Museo de Arte in Santurce
Must go to Las Cuevas y Cavernas at Camuy, Toro Negro River at Barranquitas, Panoramic Route at Central Area, Palmas Del Mar at Humacao, Playa Sucia and El Faro at Cabo Rojo, and must see Aguadilla, Rincón. Go to the west!
Kathy May Nieves Winand
Travel to a small town called La Parguera! They have a bioluminescent bay where the water glows! It’s so cool and the boat ride is about 8-10 bucks!
Guánica, where you can eat the best lechón (pork)!
Victoria Cardona Smith
El Yunque was beautiful. Fajardo, Luquillo has a beautiful beach and a must-do are the kioskos for the best authentic Puerto Rican food!
El Yunque, Old San Juan and El Morro. Oh, and dancing on a Friday or Saturday night and having drinks at The Wyndham in San Juan.
Teri Stankoczi Manzi
The Bacardí Factory, and all the neat forts!
We do not have attractions. Beaches, rainforest, mountains, forts, castles , we have history! Now, if you are asking what is must-see: Castillo San Cristóbal (San Juan), Parque de Bombas (Ponce), El Yunque (Luquillo), Las Cuevas de Camuy (Camuy), to mention a few.
In San Juan: Old San Juan, Piñones, Bacardí Rum Factory. Around the island: kayaking at night in the bioluminescent lagoon in Fajardo, the caverns in Camuy, and El Yunque rain forest.
Amber Selden Fogarty
The Bioluminescent Bay was rated one of the top ten places in the world to see before you die. I took our kids there two years ago, and didn't regret it one bit! It was magical! We stayed on Vieques at a bed and breakfast type place that was family owned. There were horses on the beach there and everything! San Juan was nice, but very busy and chaotic. Get to the outskirts: El Yunque and Fajardo are both nice too!
Cassie Davis Kauffman
Check out: Old San Juan, Rum factory tours, El Morro, shopping, night life, etc. Arecibo Observatory, Camuy Caves, El Yunque. Spanish Virgin Islands: take a ferry to Vieques/Culebra. Awesome beaches!
Rincón for surfing and sunsets, Taíno Indian villages, La Ruta Panoramica, Mar Chiquita and the Abandoned Mansion in Barceloneta, the ice cream shop in Lares, Boquerón/Cabo Rojo, the hot springs in Coamo, a coffee or banana plantation or two, the dry desert in Guánica, Ponce's city square - the church, the Parque de Bombas, the mansion and cross that overlooks the city, Parguera for the pinchos and the ongoing carnival and bioluminescent water (also in Farjardo and Vieques). We also had fun seeing all the lighthouses (faros) all around the island. Plus there are probably some festivals going on! Too many great spots!
The Rainforest. Old San Juan for shopping and visiting the fort - El Morro, snorkeling in Ponce. Make sure while you're driving to stop at the local roadside stands for the best authentic Puerto Rican foods cooked by the locals!
Old San Juan, Ponce, the Arecibo Observatory, the fresh pineapple that is available everywhere until your mouth is sore, the beaches, and especially the people of Puerto Rico.
Jobos Beach in Isabela is beautiful, Culebra Island has great beaches too, and El Faro and Playa Sucia in Cabo Rojo are spectacular.
Which are the best diving sites in Puerto Rico?
Diving in Icacos, Palominos, Palominitos, Culebra and Culebrita. I love the east coast and the "islotes".
You can find so many different dive sites in Cabo Rojo from where to choose boat dives and shore dives.
Snorkel Mosquito Bay, Vieques at nite (no luna) for cielo on earth. Take trip from Farjardo (lots of time in transit but fun) but stay on Vieques if you can. Shuttles from Culebra, too.
Hilda Ortiz Moorhead
Palmas de Mar near Humacao.
For shore diving, Crash Boats in Aguadilla-Porta del Sol (west region). The Wall, 22 miles long drop with black coral in the southwest region. Cave Diving in Isabela, northwest region. Excellent areas in the east coast. There are very good diving operators around the whole Island.
Desecheo and Island of Aguadilla are nice.
La Guancha in Ponce, and EL Yunque, Boquerón!
Desecheo is wonderful. Go to Rincón and hook up with the Taíno Divers. They go to the island almost every day. Ask for Miami Dave! He's an expert and loads of fun!
Eli Samuel Rosa
Isla Mona (the Galapagos of the Caribbean), El Natural in Aguadilla, The Wall (Guánica), uff there are a lot!
I’ve taken the ferry from Mayagüez to Dominican Republic and back as a day trip -- pretty cheap, really.
East coast is great! Off of Humacao, Vieques and Culebra. Culebra is even great for snorkeling. West coast has some beautiful caves in Isabela. Crash Boat has beautiful sea life!! West coast is also known for its nurse sharks, very nice.
We've enjoyed diving at Luis Pena Marine Reserve in Culebra, off the wall in La Parguera, at Desecheo Island and a few other places around the island.
Isabela, Jobos. Right after you go down the cliff, make a left there are houses back there. By far the most colorful I have ever dove. If you go past the first bend after going down the cliff you’ve gone too far. Desecheo Island is another great deep water dive. Combate is great for snorkeling. Barely have to go past 10 feet depth to see some great aquascapes. Wishing well is also a great dive but you have to get past the surf which is quite rough. Great for surfing though!
Roxanne Stone Coker
Puerto Rico has beautiful dive sites. I would reccomend by the old Ramey Base in Aguadilla and in Quebradillas.