Holidays in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is a true tropical island, fringed with white sandy beaches, lush rain forests, and soaring mountains. This all the year round family holiday destination in the Caribbean with its friendly inhabitants has an average temperature of 26c throughout the year.
The Taino Indians from South America originally inhabited this island paradise that was until Christopher Columbus discovered the island on his second voyage. The Spanish soon enslaved these simple people, and thousands died, many from diseases introduced by their oppressors.
Fortunately the present day find’s Puerto Rico as a popular tourist destination suitable for a diverse range of holiday tastes.
This island for example has some of the most important caves in the western hemisphere, and the ‘Río Camuy’ runs underground for part of its course, forming the third largest subterranean river in the world. The island of Mona, 50 miles West of Puerto Rico, is also a unique environment similar to the Galapagos Islands, with many species found no where else.
Puerto Rico's main airport is Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (IATA: SJU) in Carolina, near San Juan. Jet Blue, Continental and Delta Connection also fly to smaller airports in the cities of Aguadilla and Ponce.
Steeped in history, with excellent cuisine and nightlife, accommodation in Puerto Rico, such as the Gran Meliá Resort Hotel will provide the perfect place to enjoy a tropical setting that truly inspires relaxation. This unique resort is located on Coco Beach, and is minutes away from El Yunque rainforest.
Puerto Rico has a tropical marine climate with temperatures in winter averaging 22.7c (88F) and 29.4c (85F) in the Summer. The trade winds cools coastal towns and you can also find it cool in the Puerto Rican Mountains.
Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States therefore US citizens do not need passports to enter Puerto Rico. Citizens of other countries will need the same visas as those entering the USA.
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