What could be better than traveling to a paradise that’s conveniently connected to several US airports where you don’t need a passport and still get normal cell coverage? For most Americans, Puerto Rico is actually closer than Hawaii making it a convenient and quick getaway. Besides its convenience for travelers, it’s incredible beaches, natural beauty and eclectic mix of cities make it a very popular vacation destination. Here are just a few of the many great reasons you should be headed to Puerto Rico on your next vacation:
Explore the Bahía Bioluminiscente. Off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico is the small island of Vieques. Vieques is a destination by itself. Half of the island part of the massive Vieques National Wildlife Refuge which includes an incredible amount of biodiversity. One of the most amazing sites to behold is the Bahia Bioluminiscente or the Bioluminescent Bay which is a collection of three different bays which actually glow in the dark! As you can imagine these are great snorkeling and diving spots and making this island a must-see on your Puerto Rico getaway.
Surf’s Up at Rincon and Isabella. Unlike many other places in the region, several of Puerto Rico’s beaches have the perfect conditions for surfing. Two of the most famous are the beaches of Rincon and Isabella where sometimes the swell even grows as large as ten feet! Here you can ride the tubes as well as enjoy the powdery white sand and fresh coconuts. These beaches are also greats spots to enjoy a huge array of other aquatic sports as well including kite surfing and more!
Discover Old San Juan and More of Puerto Rico.The island’s capital and largest city of San Juan is simply full of many amazing things to check out. One of the favorites is the old town district which is full of Spanish-influenced plazas and boulevards and tons of great cafes and restaurants. Nearby is even the Castillo San Felipe del Morro, a massive 16th-century castle which overlooks the water. You can then head down to the exciting Condado beach and nightlife district. This exciting part of San Juan is equal parts relaxing beachside and bars and clubs. Puerto Rico is a stunning destination with so much for travelers to enjoy. And it’s easy to get to. Reserve your boat charter now so you can discover this great island for yourself.