Puerto Rico Destination Guide
The Island of Enchantment - Enchanting Puerto Rico has it all... 272 miles of pristine beaches, exotic natural wonders, the only tropical rainforest in the US Forest Service and oldest city in the US. Puerto Rico is the perfect blend of colonial Spanish culture, natural beauty and contemporary lifestyles.Visit historic Old San Juan and awe-inspiring rainforests. Explore sleepy villages and coffee plantations. Revel in the European sophistication of a modern metropolis. Take a swing at world-class golf, played amidst lush greenery. Explore endless stretches of pristine white beaches where you can snorkel, sail, fish and surf. Puerto Rico. Explore Beyond the Shore.
If you haven't been on a Puerto Rico vacation before, it was worth the wait. If you haven't been there recently, it's time to go back and discover the NEW Caribbean Luxury!
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RECEIVE A $100 RESORT CREDIT PER STAY!*
Search online using our vacation package search tool to the right for current pricing from your departure city.
The Puerto Rico is Exciting promotion is valid at these participating hotels:
- Caribe Hilton
- Conrad San Juan Condado Plaza
- El San Juan Hotel & Casino, The Waldorf Astoria Collection
- Four Points By Sheraton Resort & Casino at Palmas Del Mar
- Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort
- InterContinental San Juan Resort & Casino
- La Concha, A Renaissance Resort
- Rincon Beach Resort
- Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Resort
- Sheraton Old San Juan Hotel & Casino
- Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino
- St. Regis Bahia Beach
- The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan
- Verdanza Hotel
- W Retreat & Spa, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico
*Stay two nights and receive a $25 resort credit!
Stay three nights and receive a $50 resort credit!
Stay four nights and receive a $75 resort credit!
Stay five nights and receive a $100 resort credit!
Puerto Rico Vacation Tip: As early as Jan 8th 2007 passports are required for international air travel. However, NO passport will be required for US citizens flying to Puerto Rico.
Fun Fact: San Juan's Paseo de la Princess is a great place to take a calm waterfront stroll amidst flower-covered balconies, majestic fountains and cultural festivals while live music plays in the background. While there, try a Piragua, a traditional Puerto Rican drink made from ice and tropical fruit.
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Weather in Puerto Rico
Hot tropical climate. The temperature varies little throughout the year. The average temperature in the winter is 73°F, and 85°F in the summer.
Tipping in Puerto Rico
There is a Government tax of 9% on hotel bills. Restaurants do not include tips and 15% is standard.
Wedding Requirements for Puerto Rico
Both parties must appear at the City Court office to purchase a marriage license. Persons 16-17 years of age must have the consent of their parents or legal guardians to marry. Blood tests are required.
Airport Information for Puerto Rico
Travel to and from Puerto Rico uses the Luis Munoz Marin (SJU) is 14km (9 miles) northeast of San Juan..
Rental Cars in Puerto Rico
Available at the airport and city agencies. Rental companies include: AAA, Afro, Atlantic, Avis, Budget and Discount. Traffic drives on the right.