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First time to Puerto Rico

Paris, TN
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First time to Puerto Rico

My husband and I are planning trip to Puerto Rico in Feb or March. Wanting a laid back beach feel but close to dining and places to have drinks. Not into club like places. We are wanting something that doesn't feel like we are in a city and not over commercialized. Any suggestions?

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1. Re: First time to Puerto Rico

So many great places but for me, stating at the Courtyard By Marriott/Isla Verde right on the beach was kinda the best of both worlds; as its' beachfront property is on that stretch at the end, away from the mega-resorts and yet it's near lots of eating spots. I dug it. Feels homey too. Say hi to Karla at the Front Desk! Such a great little find.

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2. Re: First time to Puerto Rico

Look into the Rio Mar in Rio Grande. Nice beach. The kids will like the Iguana feeding every day by the pool area. About 45 minutes East from SJU. A lot of reasonable authentic restaurants in the area. You definately want to rent a car to get out and explore places like the rainforest which is a short 15 minute drive,

Rincon, Puerto Rico
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3. Re: First time to Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is not all about San Juan. Think about Rincon! It sounds like it might be what you are looking for. Check out the Rincon forum, also

www.rincon.org and rinconpr.com for more information.

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