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Recent Puerto Rico reviews

  • Perfect vacation!

    "Our family of 4 stayed for a week and had a fantastic time! This was our first trip to PR and we debated about staying in San Juan, Rincon, or Fajardo. Fajardo was a good pick because it is near a lot of activities. It’s quiet and right near ocean, but with enough amenities nearby to be comfortable. On the drive from the airport you will pass a wide variety of areas. Pena Mar Ocean Club will be everything you expected and is in a nice area. It is also gated, extremely well maintained, and occupied by a good mix of full time residents and vacationers. Luisa’s apartment is excellent and just as advertised. It is nicely decorated, spacious, comfortable, quiet, and with a nice ocean view from the patio. Everything was sparkling clean. In the morning you can see the sun come up over the water and view of the marina - very picturesque. We were up early every day and too tired to do much at night, so having use of the facilities at Pena Mar was perfect. The basketball court and pools kept our teenagers entertained, and everyone appreciated having the WiFi, flat screens, and comforts of home. There is no food on site so be prepared to get groceries which are about 15 minutes away and not difficult to find. Luisa provides a very detailed book with local recommendations. If you want to try some of the paid tours it’s a good idea to go online and book when you first arrive or in advance. We tried and recommend the East Wind catamaran trip; Pure Adventure Biobay kayaking tour; Carabali Ranch; and Camuy Caves. Our favorite trip was a day trip on the SS Tobias to snorkel off of Culebra. Luisa also knows a local tour guide/driver for day trips. We did this for the Camuy trip and highly recommend."
    Guest: Ruth D. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: May 10, 2014
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  • Fabulous 50

    "I was turning 50 and knew that I had to be somewhere on a beach. Immediately I thought of Puerto Rico. When I come to the island I usually stay in San Juan. This time I wanted to be closer to the locals and experience a less tourist vacation. I am so happy I made that decision!! My family is from Fajardo and I remember living here when I was a teenager, the beaches are by far some of the prettiest!! Pena Mar Ocean Club, was perfect - the condo was beautiful, the view spectacular!! To wake up on my 50th birthday to such beauty. Literally choked me up that morning. Ammar, the owner of the condo was accommodating and available from the moment I made the reservations. The condo is close to everything from Wal-Mart to "El Yunce" The security was comforting, it was four women traveling alone, not once did we feel unsafe. I am already planning to return on the 4th of July! And no need to ask where I'll be staying!! Gracias Ammar for a memorable birthday!!!!"
    Guest: Chiqui Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 14, 2014
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  • Awesome Accommodations for a Budget Price!

    "Having spent the first part of our stay in town in a rental with no hot water and very little natural light coming through the windows, we were more than happy with Zoni Breezes Upper. Hot water runs through the tap and the shower has great water pressure. Since the unit occupies the top floor, natural light is abundant--especially helped by the floor-to-ceiling windows in the dining room and living room. The unit is also very breezy. We opened the sliding glass doors as well as the bedroom windows and let the cross breeze do its work; we had no need for the A/C units in the kitchen and bedrooms. The rest of the unit is equally appointed with guests in mind--the beds are comfortable, the flat screen tv with Dish network has many, many channels, the refrigerator is nice and big, and the washing machine was very convenient. You get all of this and more for a very reasonable price! In fact, one night's lodging + car rental (also from Tom) was less than what we paid for a night in town. With the car (a Mitsubishi Montero), we were able to visit various beaches on the island. Since we are snorkelers, our main objective was to find good snorkeling. Our favorite spots turned out to be Tamarindo Beach (especially near the points) and Punta Soldado (go out near the big boulder on the left side). We saw turtles, stingrays, and lobsters at Tamarindo and a big grouper (we think) hiding near some rocks at Punta Soldado. Tom was very helpful in answering all of my questions before and during our stay. In addition, Rogelio, the manager, provided great tips on snorkeling spots and restaurants. We look forward to visiting Culebra again and staying at Zoni Breezes Upper!"
    Guest: ChristinaN Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: January 19, 2014
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  • Nice home on the beach in Punta Santiago, Humacao

    "If you are looking for a 5-star resort with pampering and room service, this is not for you. If you are looking for a quiet and relaxing vacation with home on the beach and a taste of the local island culture than look no further. Located on the end of a quiet road this home is well equipped with everything you will need. If not, than a supermarket and gas station are within a 5 minute walk and a Walmart a 5 minute drive along with many food and shopping options. The neighbors are very friendly. Eva, across the street, has lived there for 50+ years and says everyone in the neighborhood are her family and crime is not an issue. We had a small group of 6 and had a small wedding on the beach in front of the home. Room in home many more and is well equipped with kids toys for the beach. We strongly recommend doing a trip to Calebra. We went with East Island Excursions and went to Flamenco Beach (rated top 5 beach in world by Travel Channel). El Yunque is also close by. Can't wait to come again!"
    Guest: Mike B. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 26, 2014
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Puerto Rico Travel Tips

The Caribbean is one of the loveliest places for a relaxing vacation where you can unplug, spend time being at ease outdoors and simply enjoy the company of your travel companions. And Puerto Rico is a top spot for all of that, with its tropical terrain, fascinating history and exciting culture on this 100-mile-long island of the Greater Antilles.

The options for exploring nature in Puerto Rico are vast. From sunny, sandy beaches to lush rainforests, mountains, coral reefs and more, you can spend your days hiking exhilarating trails, marveling at the local wildlife or laying on the the shore with a good book and tasty beverage. No matter what, you have your choice of outdoor activities, so you can try them all if the mood suits you.

Cultural activities abound here as well. There a variety of dining options, many specializing in a local favorite - suckling pig - and music blasting as locals and visitors alike dance the night away. Museums offer a glimpse into the island's past, its heritage and art, which can also be seen through the various examples of architecture around Puerto Rico.

Things to Do in Puerto Rico

- Museum of Art of Puerto Rico: a visit to the Museum of Art of Puerto Rico is a must. Housed in a Neoclassical building from the 1920s, which was formerly the San Juan Municipal Hospital, the museum of one of the largest in the Caribbean. Inside you'll find collections dating back to the 17th century. In the east wing, a five-story stained-glass window by local artist Eric Tabales dominates the space and is a truly a sight to behold. In 1996, a wing designed by architects Otto Reyes and Luis Gutierrez was added. The museum also features a 400-seat theater and large atrium, and outside you can stroll through a lovely garden with a variety of native plants. If you work up an appetite wandering around, the museum also houses a restaurant.

- Jobos Beach: This is one of the best beaches in Puerto Rico for surfing because of the excellent waves on a low-depth area. Whether you're hoping to learn how to hang 10 or just want to relax on the sand, Jobos Beach is a well-kept, clean spot to do just that. Toss a Frisbee, build sandcastle?s or take turns burying each under under the sand, then wash it all off with a jump into the water.

- Aguadilla Ice Skating Arena: Something you might not expect to find in the tropics is an ice skating rink, but in Puerto Rico you can hit the ice at Aguadilla Ice Skating Arena. It's the only rink to be found in the Caribbean, and could be just the thing too cool off after a day in the sun. It's chilly in here, so dress appropriately, then lace up those skates and take a lap. The arena is open every day and certainly provides a unique experience for those visiting Puerto Rico.

- Casa Blanca Museum: If you're looking for the oldest museum in Puerto Rico, you've found it at Casa Blanca Museum, which is thought to be of great historic value. It's a two-bedroom home with a kitchen, foyer, dining room, throne room and oratorio. As you move through the museum you'll see the rooms decorated to represent the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Outside, you can explore the museum's beautiful garden with its wonderfully smelling orchard.

- Camuy River Cave Park: If the adventure lovers of the group are looking for a unique outdoor experience, The Camuy River Cave Park is it. Visitors can explore the natural limestone cave system and underground waterways. Here you'll find more than 10 miles of subterranean beauty with 220 caves and 17 different entrances. The system is located in the 268-acre park and is one of the most popular attractions in Puerto Rico. Some favorite spots here include Tri-Towns Sinkhole, Spiral Cave and Sinkhole, and the Clara Cave and Empalme Sinkhole, which you can see on a professional tour.

- Culebra National Wildlife Refuge: If you're hoping to see some of the natural scenery and local wildlife in Puerto Rico, look no further than the Culebra National Wildlife Refuge. More than 50,000 seabirds from 13 different species call this place home, as do three species of sea turtles. It's a lovely place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the cities and relax. Plan an exhilarating hike around the area as you watch for native animals to come out of hiding.

- Casa del Rey: Learn about the island's history with a visit to Casa del Rey - the King's House. The structure is the oldest in Dorado and served as an inn first in 1823, then housing for personnel from the Spanish Government and later as regional military headquarters. In 1848, it was purchased and converted into a home. Casa del Rey has been modified once again and restored into a museum where you can learn about Puerto Rican culture, see examples of antique furniture and learn about the history of the region.

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