Puerto Rico – What to do in the Puerto Rico Islands

Puerto Rico is a popular Caribbean destination, that is known for its exotic places and beaches. Travelers are attracted to the activities, attractions and beautiful beaches there. This island is located in the northeast Caribbean. This group consist of the main island of Puerto Rico and the smaller islands of Culebra, Mona and Vieques. The capital is San Juan, which is the oldest city in the US territory. Each island has its own personality. Whether you desire the cosmopolitan or just to hang-out on the beaches, you will find it in Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico has a variety of attractions and activities including: snorkeling, diving, and jet-skiing. Some popular attractions are the beaches, golf courses, Rio Camuy Caves, El Yunque Rainforest and old San Juan. Regardless of what you think a good vacation is, you will find it in Puerto Rico.

Vieques Island is eight miles east of Puerto Rico, in the Caribbean. With its beaches and rolling hills, Vieques is growing in popularity among tourist. Some popular activities there  includes snorkeling, diving and various nature tours. Popular beaches include: Sun Bay, Black Sand and Green Beaches.

Mona island is located west of Puerto Rico in the Mona Passage; this island is one big nature preserve, situated on a flat plateau. It is here you will find endangered species, both on land and the surrounding waters. Also, you will find species of animals that can only be found here too. If you are lucky, during your visit, you may get a glimpse of dolphins or humpback whales. Despite the approval process to visit Mona, the diving is believed to be some of the best in the Caribbean.

Culebra is seventeen miles east of Puerto Rico. This is a water-lover’s haven; popular activities includes snorkeling. diving and various water-sports. One of the main attractions is the beaches; which includes: Dakity Bay, Mosquito, Punta Soldado and Flamenco Beach. Visitors will find a variety of good restaurants and accommodations.

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