Where to Visit in Puerto Rico

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A typical landscape of mountains, waterfalls, beautiful palm-lined beaches with calm water and golden sand, this Caribbean island located in unincorporated UD territory has almost everything which a tourist generally looks for!

Puerto Rico has so much to see and do than an unaware visitor might miss some of the best sights which island has to offer.

This post will help you in taking a note of all those places which are known worldwide for their unique architecture and breath-taking views. Here are some of the top-rated tourist attractions in Puerto Rico:

Flamenco Beach

There is not much to say about this beach which has not already been said! Shallow turquoise water, white sand, separate swimming area and diving sites stretching for miles make it a perfect destination for couples, families and for hard-core surfers too!

Furthermore this beach has been ranked as second most beautiful beach in the world by Discovery channel and offers one of the distinctive views of the beach.

The beach has old tanks that were left by United States navy back in 1975 and locals continue to decorate them so as to save it from the rust and crumble of the salty water.

Vieques Island

It is again another island but the bay of Vieques can give you most amazing experience of your life. You must go kayaking here on a moonless night! You will see the magic of riding the boat when your oars will glow green in water! It is one of the most bioluminescent bays in the world owning to its geography, climate and local conservation initiatives.

El Yunque

What has not changed for Puerto Rico in centuries is the abundance of flora. El Yunque is the national forest with plethora varieties of flora that can provide an amazing treat to your eyes. It has several trails ranging from easy walks to difficult climbs and a natural waterfall to sneak and dive. It is a two hour drive from San Juan but this lush green and mountainous visit is worth visiting.

Camuy Caves

Stay ready to be wowed as soon as you enter this natural attraction. One can fall short of words in describing this wondrous network of caves. It is the largest underground cave in the entire world and photos are not just enough to capture every inch of this beautiful place. It is spread over an area of 300 acres and is massively adventurous.

With every step inside these caves you will find spectacular structures right before your eyes. The natural sunlight makes the waterfall and foliage sparkle to provide a true master landscape architect!

Old San Juan

The old area in San Juan has many recognizable landmarks and thus walking down the streets of this clean and properly maintained area gives you a sense of a king walking down the aisle.

El Morro Fort is around 400 years old and is a six-level citadel which is preserved and is thus one of the top tourist attractions in the country. This place is a perfect blend of old San Juan and present day Puerto Rico and thus stands out!