Puerto Rico is a small island in the Caribbean but it has many things to offer, from beautiful places to get to know to blow minded beaches to relax. But where to sleep is something that makes the different in any trip. Lets take a look in Puerto Rico´s accommodations.
Puerto Rico’s privilege location in the Caribbean together with the good weather throughout the entire year and its leisure-tourism offer, makes this island a perfect destination holiday. This is the perfect trip to those who want to visit cities and also relax in idyllic beaches. There is so much to do in Puerto Rico that is perfect for all types of tourist, from families with children, to couples, friends, and so on.
So, where to sleep in Puerto Rico is something you must have in mind, but this will also depend on how much you want to spend and your tastes. Luckily, there are all kinds of accommodations! Then, let’s see the most important destinations and what they have to offer.
San Juan is the capital of Puerto Rico. Located at Northeast Region (blog different regions). It is a must in your trip! There are lots of thing to do in San Juan, starting by knowing the old town. Colorful houses and cobbled streets are the main view of the area (blog on what to see in Puerto Rico).
There are many good restaurants and bars to eat local food and have a drink or take a break after getting around. Also, you can enjoy “El Escabron beach” in San Juan. You have many options on where to sleep, you can stay at old San Juan if you are looking for cheaper hotels or you can prefer more exclusive ones. If this is the case, then you can go to “Condado where you can find the luxuries hotels, with all kinds of services, casinos, restaurants, etc.
Some Hotels in San Juan; Casa Blanca Hotel, Hotel El convento, Fortaleza Suites Old San Juan, Old San Juan guesthouse, La Terraza de San Juan, Casa sol Bed and Breakfast, Condado Vanderbilt Hotel, Hyatt Place San Juan, San Juan Marriott Resort, La Concha Renaissance San Juan Resort, The Condado Plaza Hilton
Ponce is the second largest city of Puerto Rico located South of the Island (region of Puerto Rico). It is a beautiful colonial city. There is so much to see in Ponce, such us the Guadalupe Cathedral, Sarralles Castle, Ponce Art Museum, the Bomb Park, etc. You can also visit the “Hacienda Buena Vista Reserve” where you can enjoy a lush and beautiful vegetation. This is the perfect place to go with the most littles ones.
South from Ponce and half an hour by boat, is the famous “Caja de Muertos” Natural Reserve. This small island is surrounded by turquoise waters with white sand beaches. It is Paradise on Earth! Great for sunbathing, resting, relaxing and swimming or you can talk a walk through the dry forest. Do not forge to take good shoes and your own food!
The ideal place to sleep in Ponce is the old town, more specific Degetau Park. There are lots of Inns, with complete services for tourists and with very good prices. If you prefer to rest in a more exclusive area, there are numerous resorts, with great facilities on the outside of the city.
Hotels in Ponce: Caribe Hotel Ponce, Ponce Plaza Hotel & Casino, Solace by the Sea, Hotel Melia Ponce, Boutique Hotel Belgica, The Fox Hotel,
Arecibo is ideal for those looking for adventure! There are lots of different landscapes and it has a great ecological diversity. It is known as “The North Diamond”. Here you can enjoy beautiful beaches, cave systems, forest, rivers, and so much more. The largest Radio Telescope of the world has been constructed in Arecibo because of its geographical conditions. “The Morrillos Lighthouse” is another place to visit in Arecibo.
This place offers a very authentic type of accommodation. It is very common to stay in guest houses where the visitors feel like part of the family. Yet, the main hotels chains are also in Arecibo to sleep if you prefer.
Hotels in Arecibo: Discovery Inn at 681 Ocean Drive, The Hill Inn at 681 Ocean Drive, Arecibo Inn, Ventana al Atlantico Boutique Hotel, Sol del Atlantico Inn at 681 Ocean Drive, Casa de Campo Rio Arriba.
Fajardo is located at east of the island. It is known as “The Rising Sun Metropoli”. It is a popular area because of “The San Juan Heads”. This refers to three promontories that extend into the Atlantic Ocean. 128 hectares of several different ecological systems, from coral reefs, dream beaches, lagoons, mangroves, dry forests, etc. Once there, you can also visit “The San Juan Head Lighthouse”. The view of “The Yunque Forest” from the lighthouse is something you will never forget! It is very important to make a reservation before going.
In Fajardo there are lots of charters that will take you to smaller but natural beautiful island such as Icacos, Palominos, Palominitos, Diablos, etc. If you like to dive, then you should visit the Seven Seas Beach.
Here you will find accommodation for all tastes and needs. From 5 stars hotels of maximum luxury to cheaper locations such as resting in local houses and enjoy the real Puerto Rican life.
Hotels in Fajardo: El conquistador Resort, Sueños de Mar, Cond. Marina Lanais, Cozy Apartments (Ocean front), La Casa de Fajardo, Luxury Ocean View Apartment.
Isla de Vieques
Located only 7 miles from the east coast. Worldwide known because of its beauty. Rustic island with exuberant mangroves, green forests, blow minded beaches. But without doubt, the biggest attraction is the Mosquito Bay the brightest bioluminescent bay in the world.
It is only 21 miles long with two main districts: “Isabel II”, where most of the boats are, and “Esperanza”, a beautiful beach area with enormous houses and excellent restaurants.
It is the perfect place to have a relaxing holiday. There are hotels for all budgets, from 5 stars hotels to pensions and guest houses and even camping area.
Hotels in Isla de Vieques: Casa de Tortuga Guest House, El Blok, Blue Horizon Boutique Resort, The Wave Hotel, Bravo Beach Hotel, Lazy Hotel, The Viaques GuestHouse, Villa Coral Guesthouse, Isla Hermosa Guesthouse, Esperanza inn.
There are many different places where to sleep in Puerto Rico, but it will depend on your tastes and budget. So there is no excuse, you can visit this Island at any time and have a unforgettable relaxing holidays! See you next time with more about Puerto rico. Do not forget to follow us on Facebook ar visit our website! Chau!