Attractions & History

Puerto Rico might be a relatively small island, but there are countless natural attractions in every part of the island worth to visit. There are so many interesting locations, that even most locals haven't even seen half of them.

Beside some of the main attractions like El Yunque Rain Forest or Culebra Island, there are many other locations worth to visit and explore. 

If you like to visit historic sites and learn more about the culture of a country, you will find Puerto Rico filled with locations and information from the original indian population many thousand years ago, to the spanish invaders and the very unique mix of Indian, African and Spanish influence in music, art and people.

Two of the main attractions are doubtless Old San Juan and El Morro, the fortress built to protect the old city. But the historic locations you can explore around the island include those of the rightful locals of the island - the Taino Natives and they left behind quite some interesting sites. One of them is Cueva del Indio, a cave located insite the rocks right at the shore of Arecibo with authentic native Taino carvings, probably thousands of years old and many other locations we will present here.

Natural Attractions

El Yunque Rain Forest

Rio Grande - The tropical rain forest El Yunque, is an impressive place that you just have to visit. The profuse vegetation makes a hike through this only tropical forest of the US National Forest system an amazing experience...

Bioluminescent Bay

Fajardo - The bioluminescent Laguna Grande or Bio Bay, located in a natural reserve on the Northeast tip of Puerto Rico, is the host to a unique natural experience. This pristine ecosystem teams with astonishing marine...

Botanic Garden

Rio Piedras - The Botanic Garden in Río Piedras, which was founded in 1970, is home to over 36,000 Puerto Rican endemic species of flora and fauna and serves as a living laboratory for the studies of national and international...

Cueva del Indio

Arecibo - Located right at the ocean in a natural cave the water seem to have carved into the sharp rocks, you will find Cueva del Indio. The only entrance, a wodden ladder, reminds on a movie set of Indiana Jones....

Sightseeing & History

Old San Juan

San Juan - Old San Juan is the heart of San Juan "La Ciudad Amurallada" (The Walled City) - one of the most exciting and vibrant cities of the world. It is a place where the events of the past still seem present and alive....

Castillo El Morro

San Juan - Approaching El Morro from the land side, the fort strikes the observer as being set very low into the ground, thus forming a marked contrast to its dramatic appearance as seen from the sea side. Such a low fort profile is...

Rincon Lighthouse

Rincon - The "Faro de Punta Higuero" or Rincón Lighthouse was originally built in 1892 and was severely damaged 26 years later in the "1918 San Fermín earthquake". The combined effects of the earthquake and tsunami....

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Tours & activities in Puerto Rico