Reasons to Travel to Puerto Rico

April 15, 2016

Gentle breezes, pristine sugar white sandbeaches, turquoise water, an array of tourist activities, flavorful food choices, and brilliant sunsets are all reasons to travel to Puerto Rico.  You may be asking yourself what more could you ask for when planning a relaxing vacation.If that's your current thought process, think again as you can have all that and much, much more when setting your sights on travel to Puerto Rico. Add snorkeling, sailing, salsa dancing, tropical rain forests, historic fortresses, hiking, and culture and history to the mix and you have the trip of a lifetime. If you want to savor the flavor of Puerto Rico, peruse the following activities for a taste tropical delight.

Getting Close to Nature

You're vacationing in a tropical paradise that is an oasis fitting your description of what a vacation should be so why not explore the verdant green landscape, fantastic views, and scenic beaches. Start by exploring the Carabali Rainforest Park aboard an ATV. Make your next stop Bioluminescent Mosquito Bay for spectacular and colorful views, then on to the visual wonders of El Yunque Rainforest. If you've never been spelunking, now's your chance at La Cueva del Indio where you'll climb a ladder to the cave below where rock carvings await.

Walking Through History

Puerto Rico's history and culture are apparent in its many historical locations. Plan a day trip and soak up the history of times past with a visit to Castillo de San Cristobal, Castillo San Felipe del Morro, and San Juan National Historic Site. At the Museo de Arte de Ponce, you'll get an eyeful of exceptional art work.

Please Your Palate

Your palate will thank you each time you delve into one of Puerto Rico's savory dishes with a plethora of available restaurants and cafes. Whether you're craving a cup of coffee and French toast from Bistro Cafe, enjoying Caribbean fare at Metropol, or satisfying your hot spot with a conch cocktail and savory sauce at Mi Casita, you'll have flavorful choices around the clock.

Soak Up Some Rays

There are beaches galore to suit every activity. For surf and sand enthusiasts, stroll among the boulder strewn beach at Culebrita Island. If you’re looking for scenery, Flamenco beach on Culebra Island is considered by many to be the second most beautiful beach in the world. Work on your tan at Blue Beach, voted as one of the top beaches in Puerto Rico, or take to the crystal blue depths with snorkeling gear to socialize with friendly denizens of deep. Luquillo beach is another local gem, with chairs for rent as well as food kiosks.

See the Sights Up-close and Personal

Puerto Rico offers a smorgasbord of visual delights and you'll have access with a variety of options. While scuba and snorkeling will keep you busy below water, boat tours, kayaking, paddle boarding, windsurfing, and canoeing will keep you afloat. If you feel like soaring high in the sky, there's always kite surfing for the adventurous.There's no need wait another minute to book your trip to experience tourist activities in Puerto Rico because passports aren't required. All you need is a packed suitcase and sunglasses. While making the flight, let your imagination soar to sun-drenched days and action packed nights.For a vacation destination that offers numerous tourist activities and caters to your every desire, contact Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club for information about making your stay the best it can be.