Puerto Rico Tourist Attractions
Puerto Rico has been a favorite travel destination for many, many years. It is widely known for its historical sites, beaches, outdoor activities, and many more.
Whether you're a resident or just visiting this Caribbean jewel for a few days, getyourguide.com is the place to start learning about some of the best things to do and see when you arrive in the city of San Juan.
Here are some recommendations:
Puerto Rico: Snorkeling with Turtles Adventure
Puerto Rico is home to some of the largest sea turtle nesting sites in the West Indies.
This trip is ideal for all the family. During the turtle nesting season, many tour operators offer guided snorkeling trips to allow you to interact closely with these gentle giants.
Participants can meet their instructor at the Marine Park to start the adventure. Once checked in, the guide will hand out the snorkeling gear, give a quick safety briefing and teach them how to snorkel.
Immerse yourself in the turquoise waters, surrounded by sea turtles, vibrant coral reefs, and tropical fish.
From Fajardo: Full-Day Culebra Islands Catamaran Tour
Culebra islands are covered with forest and have a relaxed tropical atmosphere. The tour is ideal for those wanting to spend their day relaxing on a beautiful beach.
Culebra is known for its beaches, clear waters, and coral reefs. It is an excellent snorkeling destination.
The best way to reach Culebra Island is to take a ferry from Fajardo Port.
For the best experience, the captain will decide which beach to dock, such as Flamenco or Culebrita beach. Guests can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, beachcombing, and sunbathing.
The bar on board the catamaran is open for all guests every day.
San Juan: Craft Rum Cocktail Experience
Puerto Rico has a history of rum production that dates back to the early 16th century. Its rum production was heavily influenced by its proximity to Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and other Caribbean Islands.
The island's first sugar cane fields were planted in the 16th century. At the time, the Spanish government was encouraging businesses to take advantage of the new land's natural resources. The refining and sale of sugar were highly lucrative.
The San Juan Rum experience is an interactive, educational and fun presentation of the Puerto Rican rum industry. Guests are taken on a journey through the history of rum in Puerto Rico and tastings of different rums from the San Juan region.
Guests can walk the cobblestone streets of Old San Juan as they make their way to historic spots and possibly meet the owners, industry experts, and master mixologists at each location.
Isla Verde: Puerto Rico - Jet Ski Tour
Guests can experience the adventure in and around the San Jose Lagoon and to the coast and beaches of Isla Verde on a 90-minute jet ski tour through the tropical waters of Puerto Rico's north coast.
Participants will undergo a short safety briefing and training session, and then depart from the home base at Cangrejos Yacht Club and sail into the best waters of the Caribbean along the beaches of Isla Verde.
Visitors will have a chance to go into the mangroves of the San José Lagoon, pass under the Baldorioty de Castro Bridge, all the way down to the Teodoro Moscoso Bridge, one of the biggest bridges in Puerto Rico.
San Juan: Old Town Sunset Walking Tour
This guided tour begins at Plaza Colón in San Juan and sets off into the sunset. The 2-hour walking tour will allow participants to learn about the colonial history of Puerto Rico. From Plaza Colón, you will walk and see the Plaza de la Barandilla and Plaza de Armas.
One of the most interesting structures in the area is Antiguo Palacio de la Intendencia, which used to be the treasury building of the island. It is now the Department of State of Puerto Rico.
In San Juan, guests will be able to visit the famous Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud. Visitors can also visit La Fortaleza-Palacio de Santa Catalina in this tour.
Some of the most important structures you will not miss in this trip include a visit to San Juan Cathedral, the Ballaja Barracks, Catedral Basilica Menor, Cuartel de Ballajá, Castillo San Felipe del Morro, Plaza de San José, and many more.
San Juan: 2-Hour ATV Adventure at Campo Rico Ranch
Upon arrival, guests will meet with the guides and get basic instructions and safety procedures. These ATVs (All-Terrain Vehicles) will bring you through 2,200 acres of private land.
Each 4WD vehicle can seat up to 2 people, with the driver at the front and a passenger at the rear.
The adventure will take you to fascinating views of the mountains, mangroves, lagoons in this tropical paradise. You can also rent a GoPro camera for this event.
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