Picture Perfect Mar Chiquita Beach, Puerto Rico

Mar Chiquita Beach Puerto Rico

Mar Chiquita Beach (Little Sea) has been on my radar for a while now and I was able to finally discover this stunning beach a couple of weeks ago; though the sea was a little too rough to truly enjoy one of Puerto Rico’s best beaches. Mar Chiquita Beach is located in the town of Manati on Puerto Rico’s north coast, approximately 40 minutes west of San Juan. From the sand … [Read more...]

Arecibo Lighthouse Park

arecibo lighthouse park

Looking for a place to keep your kids entertained for a few hours; then look no further. The Arecibo Lighthouse & Historical Park located about 60 minutes west of San Juan will have your children climbing 1/3 scale replica’s of old world sailing ships, visiting a Taino Indian Village, a pirates hideout, small zoo , playground and not forgetting the Arecibo Lighthouse itself. Oh … [Read more...]

Premium Outlets Puerto Rico

prime outlets puerto rico

If you have some time to kill and you like the idea of saving $SS when it comes to buying clothes etc. then one option is to head west of San Juan, to the Premium Outlets at Barceloneta. . The drive west on Expressway 22 takes around 45 - 60mins (with one toll), but could be more depending on traffic. With it’s close proximity to Arecibo you could combine a trip with a visit to … [Read more...]

12 Things To Do In Puerto Rico’s North Coast

attractions in the north of puerto rico

Heading west from San Juan here are 12 Things To Do In Puerto Rico's North Coast. 1. Balneario Punta Salinas Public beach, just west of San Juan. A recent addition to the Blu Flag beaches of Puerto Rico End of Rd. 868 Toa Baja Open daily (closed Monday & Tuesdays in winter) 787-795-3325 … [Read more...]

Salitre Restaurant in Arecibo

salitre restaurant Arecibo

There is one thing that you will not be short of in Puerto Rico and that is great restaurant choices. If you happen to be in the Arecibo area, you should seriously consider the Salitre Restaurant. We gad the pleasure of dining here a few weeks back and highly recommend it. Situated just east of the Arecibo Lighthouse Park and is easy distance for any one travelling to the … [Read more...]

Hatillo Mask Festival December 28

hatillo mask festival

Photo by oscalito On December 28 the town of Hatillo (on Puerto Rico’s north coast) will celebrate its annual Mask Festival (Festival de las Máscaras). This tradition dates back to 1823, when the town of Hatillo was founded. The festival commemorates the innocent children killed by King Herod. … [Read more...]