Puerto Rico Snorkeling and Day Sailing Tours

Puerto Rico Snorkeling and Day Sail Tours

Ever dream about sailing off into the vast ocean? Well here in Puerto Rico that can be a reality (well at least for a few hours) with several sail boat operators offering snorkeling and sailing tours. Snorkeling and sailing tours in Puerto Rico tend to depart mainly from Fajardo on the east coast with a couple of options departing from Rincon and Cabo Rojo on the west coast. … [Read more...]

Gunpowder, Sofrito, Popcorn and more: Puerto Rico April 2012

Puerto Rico Events April 2012

Time travel, amazing food and movie premieres are all on display in Puerto Rico during the month of April. The reenactment of the Battle of San Juan will transport you back to 1697, Saborea Puerto Rico will wow your taste buds with amazing food and the Rincon International Film Festival will showcase emerging film industry talent during its week long festival 1697 Battle of … [Read more...]

Big Game and More at Mayaguez Zoo

mayaguez zoo puerto rico

Kids love zoo’s and the Mayaguez Zoo on the west coast of Puerto Rico is a great way to spend a few hours getting ‘up close’ to some of the planets exotic animals, reptiles and birds. ‘Parque Nacional Zoologico de Puerto Rico Dr. Juan A. Rivero’ to give the zoo its official title (Mayaguez Zoo for short) is not a large zoo, but it is the only zoo here in Puerto Rico. … [Read more...]

Joyuda: A Must For Seafood Lovers

joyuda puerto rico

Joyuda on the west coast of Puerto Rico has been on my radar ever since arriving in Puerto Rico. Why? Because whenever I have asked for recommendations on great seafood restaurants, the number ONE answer I get is; ‘You have to check out road 102 in Joyuda’. So that’s exactly what I did a few weeks back when my sister was visiting from England. We set off early in the morning … [Read more...]

4 Alternative Puerto Rico Day Trips

alternative daytrips puertorico

Ok, so you have just read the ‘First Time to Puerto Rico: 5 Essential Day Trips’ article and you are thinking to yourself. ‘We’ve done all those’ or ‘We’re looking for something a bit less touristy’. What options do you have? Answer: PLENTY For anyone that has already been to Puerto Rico and explored the first time day trip destinations, or for those of you who would … [Read more...]

Maricao Coffee Festival 2009

maricao coffee festival puerto rico

One of the many things you have to try here in Puerto Rico is the local coffee and over in Mariaco they celebrate the end of the coffee harvest with an annual festival. This years festival takes place on Feb 13-15, 2009. As usual here in Puerto Rico the town will be filled with a party atmosphere with parades, arts and crafts, traditional Puerto Rican foods and local … [Read more...]

New York Times Affordable Puerto Rico

West Coast Puerto Rico

The New York Times (online) Travel section has a really good article ‘Affordable Caribbean: Puerto Rico’ focusing on the north west region of Puerto Rico and the town of Aguadilla. The article is written by John Haskins and details affordable places to stay, places to eat and party, as well as what to see and buy. The west coast of Puerto Rico is served by the Rafael … [Read more...]

43 Things To Do In Puerto Rico’s West Coast

attractions in the west of Puerto Rico

The west coast of Puerto Rico has more to offer than just great surfing beaches; here are 43 things to see and do: Aguadilla 1. Aguadilla Ice Skating Ring If it gets too hot for you outside, then you could always cool down at the Ice Rink Rd 442 close to Parque Colon Aguadilla Daily 9:30am - 11pm 787-819-5555 ext 221 … [Read more...]