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Flamenco Beach (Culebra)
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$96* and up
Ranked #1 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches

Flamenco Beach is in a nearly waveless, sheltered cove during the late summer weeks. It is long, wide, surrounded by greenery, and only one or two buildings are near it. Fish swim... more »

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Ranked #2 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #3 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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$122* and up
Ranked #4 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
Owner description: Constructed to defend the San Juan coastline during the 17th and 18th centuries, this dramatic fortress rises 140 feet above... more » Owner description: Constructed to defend the San Juan coastline during the 17th and 18th centuries, this dramatic fortress rises 140 feet above the sea on a rocky promontory, and is composed of six huge levels of ramps, barracks, dungeons, turrets, towers and tunnels. « less
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Playa Sucia (Cabo Rojo)
Ranked #6 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #7 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Nature and Parks
Owner description: This cave on the water along the rugged coast in Arecibo contains a number of Taino petroglyphs. The views of the north coast... more » Owner description: This cave on the water along the rugged coast in Arecibo contains a number of Taino petroglyphs. The views of the north coast are amazing. « less
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Icacos Island (Fajardo)
Ranked #8 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #9 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums
Owner description: Its internationally renowned collection comprises more than 5,000 works of art from various cultures, creating a unique... more » Owner description: Its internationally renowned collection comprises more than 5,000 works of art from various cultures, creating a unique dialogue between the Old and New Worlds. « less
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Ranked #10 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Historic Sites; Military Bases/ Facilities; Landmarks
This massive 27-acre series of fortifications is the largest the Spanish built in the New World.
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Ranked #11 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Ranchs; Landmarks
Owner description: Hacienda Carabali started 1972. As the years have progressed we have expanded to give great service to tourists and locals by... more » Owner description: Hacienda Carabali started 1972. As the years have progressed we have expanded to give great service to tourists and locals by our ATV, Horseback Riding, and Mountain Biking Tours, Restaurant and our Go-Karts Track! « less
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Ranked #12 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Lighthouses; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Comprised of three headlands that extend into the Atlantic ocean, this nature reserve encompasses seven different ecosystems... more » Owner description: Comprised of three headlands that extend into the Atlantic ocean, this nature reserve encompasses seven different ecosystems including forests, beaches and offshore coral reefs. « less
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Old San Juan (San Juan)
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$61* and up
Ranked #13 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods
Owner description: Consisting of 400 restored buildings from the 16th- and 17th-century Spanish colonial period, this area in San Juan is... more » Owner description: Consisting of 400 restored buildings from the 16th- and 17th-century Spanish colonial period, this area in San Juan is steeped in history with an old-world and romantic European charm. « less
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The El Yunque Rain Forest (El Yunque National Forest)
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$77* and up
Ranked #14 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Forests; Waterfalls; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Covering 28,000 acres, and receiving more than 200 inches of rain per year, El Yunque National Forest is the only tropical... more » Owner description: Covering 28,000 acres, and receiving more than 200 inches of rain per year, El Yunque National Forest is the only tropical rain forest in the US Forest System. Noted for its biodiversity, the forest is home to more than 400 different plant species. It has more than a dozen maintained trails for hiking, picnic pavilions, stone towers, rivers, waterfalls, and an interpretive visitors' center. « less
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Blue Beach (Isla de Vieques)
Ranked #15 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #16 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
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Caracas Beach (Isla de Vieques)
Ranked #17 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Beaches

Location: Playa Caracas (Caracas Beach) a.k.a. Red Beach, is in the National Wildlife Refuge on the Eastern side of the island. To get there, take Route 997 and turn at the "Sol... more »

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Zoni Beach (Culebra)
Ranked #18 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #19 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Beaches
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Tamarindo Beach (Culebra)
Ranked #20 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #21 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Now you can visit the longest zipline in the Western Hemisphere right in the Caribbean,no passport needed! Comeand spend a... more » Owner description: Now you can visit the longest zipline in the Western Hemisphere right in the Caribbean,no passport needed! Comeand spend a full day in the middle of lush tropical settings. Here you can hang from a cable thousands of feet up in the air, climb a mountain, and ride our world class mountain bike trail at Marla Streb's Singletrack Jungle!There's fun for everyone, kids, teens and adults. « less
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Ranked #22 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
Owner description: This restored 19th-century esplanade is the place to begin your stroll through Old San Juan, because of its central location... more » Owner description: This restored 19th-century esplanade is the place to begin your stroll through Old San Juan, because of its central location and its inexhaustible charm. « less
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Ranked #23 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Isla Caja de Muertos is an island located 8 miles off the coast, south of Ponce. It is a small island, just about 1.5 miles... more » Owner description: Isla Caja de Muertos is an island located 8 miles off the coast, south of Ponce. It is a small island, just about 1.5 miles long and about a half-mile wide at its widest point. It is a nature reserve, with beautiful beaches, hiking trails, a light house and a cave. « less
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Palomino Island (San Juan)
Ranked #24 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
A private island where Wyndham El Conquistador guests are often ferried for more water activities.
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Isla de Culebra (Culebra)
Ranked #25 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #26 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #27 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Cueva Ventana means Window Cave. Take a hike to and through this cave (bring a flashlight!) for a view that is out of this... more » Owner description: Cueva Ventana means Window Cave. Take a hike to and through this cave (bring a flashlight!) for a view that is out of this world. « less
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Sun Bay (Isla de Vieques)
Ranked #28 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water
If paradise had palm trees...they'd call it Sun Bay.
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Ranked #29 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
Owner description: A landmark Spanish-colonial style structure, this picturesque lighthouse sits perched atop a high cliff providing nearly... more » Owner description: A landmark Spanish-colonial style structure, this picturesque lighthouse sits perched atop a high cliff providing nearly 360-degree views of the sparkling Caribbean Sea. « less
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Ranked #30 of 382 attractions in Puerto Rico
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Art Museums; Gardens; Theaters; Shops
Owner description: More than just an art museum, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico hosts concerts and festivals as well. The Museo de Arte de... more » Owner description: More than just an art museum, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico hosts concerts and festivals as well. The Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (MAPR), a non-for-profit organization, was inaugurated on July 1, 2000, as a legacy for the Puerto Rican people. The mission of the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico is to enrich the lives of its diverse audiences by making accessible and promoting the knowledge, appreciation, and enjoyment of visual arts from Puerto Rico and the world. The MAPR engages diverse communities to facilitate learning experiences about the visual arts through: the growth of a well-researched permanent collection exemplifying significant and representative examples of Puerto Rican art from the sixteenth century to the present; a dynamic program of exhibitions supported by engaging and exciting educational and cultural programs that collectively deepen the understanding of the role of the visual arts in the human experience and contribute to the creation of a curatorial legacy; documentation, research, interpretation, preservation, and conservation of the collection and the visual arts patrimony of Puerto Rico; and alliances with local, regional, and international museums and institutions to advance the knowledge of, access to, and understanding of the visual arts of the world. « less
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