Puerto Rico – the island with something to offer everyone

If you’re looking for a perfect holiday in the sun this year, look no further than Puerto Rico! This beautifully exotic island of tropical landscapes, white sandy beaches and Caribbean friendliness is an absolute must for every traveller.

Beach Lovers

Flemenco Beach

Flemenco Beach

Surrounded by a 270-mile coastline, Puerto Rico is a beach lover’s paradise with hundreds of idyllic beaches to enjoy all year round. One of the most famous is Flamenco beach, known for its shallow turquoise waters and white sandy shores, it’s the perfect place to relax and soak up the sunshine.

Sports Enthusiasts

Hiram Bithorn Baseball Stadium

Hiram Bithorn Baseball Stadium

In addition to being one of the Caribbean’s hottest holiday destinations, Puerto Rico is also a popular place for sports. The island hosts many sporting events such as baseball, basketball and boxing. Cockfighting and horse racing hark back to the country’s Spanish roots, and remain important elements of the island’s culture.


If you’re a self-confessed shopaholic, you’ll feel right at home in Puerto Rico. No matter where you go on the All-Star island, there’s always a shopping mall within reach. With over 20 shopping malls, including the largest in the Caribbean, you’re guaranteed to have a world-class shopping experience.

Outdoor adventures

Watersports rule supreme in Puerto Rico, with swimming and surfing the most popular activities. The island’s coral-covered coastline provides some of the Caribbean’s best diving and snorkelling, while strong winds on the north and east coasts make for some excellent windsurfing.

If you’re feeling extra adventurous, why not go for a hike in the El Yunque tropical rain forest or explore the caves of the Kart Region.

Food lovers

Although Puerto Rican cooking is somewhat similar to both Spanish and other Latin American cuisines, it has a unique blend of influences.

Although Puerto Rican cooking is somewhat similar to both Spanish and other Latin American cuisines, it has a unique blend of influences.

With its Spanish, African, Native American, and French influences, the food of Puerto Rico has always been an adventure for the taste buds and is home to a rich culinary tradition known as cocina criolla. From whole roasted pigs, to colourful sides, to some of the best rum in the world, you’ll be continually impressed by the culinary delights this island has to offer.

Night Owls

It’s not for nothing that Puerto Rico is known as the nightlife capital of the Caribbean. The island has many trendy and cosmopolitan bars, great casinos, live music, theatres, fine restaurants, nightclubs, lounges, dancing and much more. It’s the perfect place to party!

Author: Louise Fitchard

Louise is Agenda’s resident fashion & lifestyle expert. She also covers topics relating to entertainment & travel. Out of work, you can find Louise at the cinema, reading romantic novels or buying (another) pair of heels for her next trip abroad.

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