BOOK AN ICACOS BOAT TOUR
If you love snorkeling, I highly recommend booking a catamaran trip to Icacos. This is some of the best snorkeling in the San Juan area.
explore old san juan
Set aside at least a day exploring Old San Juan. Be sure to visit
El Morro Fort
Catedral de San Juan Bautista
. Plus, you’ll want to see the adorable colorful streets.
go island hopping
Vieques and Culebra are the most popular islands to visit. You can get there by ferry or scenic flight. There are also snorkeling boat tours to smaller islands.
dining in puerto rico
Don’t miss out on traditional Puerto Rican dishes like
(mashed plantains often stuffed with meat or seafood),
(roast pork), and beans. My top meals included
try a pina colada
The connection between Puerto Rico and the Piña Colada comes from the claim that the drink was invented there.
pack your swimsuits
Between resort pools, beautiful beaches, and snorkeling excursions, you’ll probably end up in a swimsuit at least once per day.
When exploring Puerto Rico, pay attention to your surroundings. This is especially true in San Juan, where neighborhoods can change dramatically within just a few blocks.
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