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The Best of Puerto Rico

Not sure what to do once you get here? Want to know where to eat, stay, and play? You've come to the right place.

Puerto Rico Hotels - Best Hotels to Party in Puerto Rico
A list of the best hotels in Puerto Rico to hang out at night. These lodging destinations offer some of the island's hottest clubs, coolest lounges, best casinos and most popular places to chill out and mingle once the sun goes down.

The Best Free Activities in Puerto Rico
Supporting the case for "The Best Things in Life are Free" argument, these activities will help you enjoy Puerto Rico and experience some of the best things the island has to offer ... without a visit to the ATM.

Puerto Rico's Best Boutique Hotels
What, exactly, makes a hotel "boutique"? It's the term for small, non-chain properties that offer something unique, and usually of a certain quality standard. Here are Puerto Rico's best.

The Horned Dorset Primavera Hotel in Puerto Rico
An image gallery of the Horned Dorset Primavera in Rincón, along with ten reasons why I consider it the best hotel in Puerto Rico. For an unforgettable intimate retreat, you can't beat this one-of-a-kind boutique property.

Natural Attractions: The 7 Natural Wonders of Puerto Rico
The 7 Natural Wonders of Puerto Rico, including subterranean limestone caves, tropical rainforests, 22-mile undersea reef walls, and more.

The Cuisine of Puerto Rico: Five Foods You Have to Try
A list of the five most well-known and distinctive dishes of Puerto Rico. These classic meals show the range of the island's local cuisine, or Comida Criolla, and incorporate indigenous, Spanish and African recipes, ingredients and techniques. It's this mix of cultures that makes these five foods unique to Puerto Rico, and a must-try for visitors who enjoy experiencing exotic flavors.

The Arecibo Observatory: A Marvel of Science and Technology
The Arecibo Observatory is the site of the world’s largest single-dish radio telescope, an amazing feat of engineering and among the most sophisticated astronomic tools on the planet. James Bond has been here; so have Agents Mulder and Scully. Find out what makes it so special.

The List: The Best Places in Puerto Rico to ....
This is not your typical list ... rather, I wanted to give you some interesting ideas on what to do and see while you're on the island. From where's the best place to pop the question, to where's the best beach to get away from it all, here's a collection of ideas that I call, simply, The List.

The List: The Best Puerto Rico Hotels For ...
Which hotel has the most style? Which boasts the best casino? And where should you go when you want to get away from it all? The answers are right here. Of course, this is a subjective guide, so if you've got a better candidate for one of the below categories, let me hear your reasons! But until you change my mind, here are the Best hotels in Puerto Rico for ...

Action, Adrenaline, and Adventure in Puerto Rico
An image gallery of activities for the adventurous and fun-loving, including scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, rappelling, caving, and more.

The Top 5 Kid-Friendly Hotels in Puerto Rico
Five hotels that go out of their way to make children comfortable. If you're planning a Caribbean vacation with the family, check out what they offer to your little VIPs.

Child's Play: Fun Activities for Kids in Puerto Rico
A handy list of kid-friendly activities in Puerto Rico that goes beyond the island's beaches.

Best Hotels in Puerto Rico
About.com Hotels Guide Charlyn Keating Chisolm chimes in with her votes for Puerto Rico's best hotels.

Best Places to Buy Souvenirs in San Juan
If there's one thing San Juan has a lot of, it's souvenir shops, and in Puerto Rico, this goes far beyond a tropical t-shirt and a shot glass with a logo on it. You can find expertly crafted products here that are unique to the island, ranging from miniature figurines of the Three Kings to elaborate folkloric Vejigante demon masks. Visit one of these stores for a well-made memory of your vacation.

Top 5 Casino Hotels in San Juan
Did you know that, in Puerto Rico, all the casinos are in hotels? Ah, but which hotels have the best gaming? In San Juan, these five stand out.

Most Romantic Hotels in Puerto Rico
From hidden mountain retreats to sumptuous artistry in the heart of the old city, there are plenty of hotels that will appeal to the romantic in you. These properties win my vote for most love-inducing of them all.

Puerto Rico's Best Cocktails and Where to Find Them
Puerto Rico is no slouch when it comes to alcoholic prowess. The natives love their rum, along with their rum-based mixed drinks. Margaritas, mojitos, new takes on old classics, local twists on well-known libations, and aged liquors abound all over the island. Here's a list of some of the island's best cocktails and where to find them.

Top 5 Places to Stay in Vieques
Lodging in Vieques ranges from rustic guesthouses designed to keep you outdoors to boutique hotels that could belong in Miami Beach. Here are my picks for the best places to stay on the island. You could argue that each of these hotels offers you its guests something different; that should make choosing your favorite all the more interesting.

Arecibo Observatory
A truly wondrous feat of engineering, the Arecibo Observatory is home to the world's largest radio telescope. Tours from San Juan travel daily to this unique site.

Images of El Conquistador Hotel
An image gallery of the sprawling and luxrious El Conquistador Hotel by About.com Guide Teresa Plowright. Located East of San Juan, the El Conquistador is one of the best hotels in Puerto Rico.

Top Reggaeton Artists from Puerto Rico
The day I heard Daddy Yankee's smash hit, "Gasolina," playing in a mall in Karachi last year (true story), I realized two things. One, nobody at the mall knew what Daddy Yankee was singing about. And two, reggaet n , Puerto Rico's funky, bluntly erotic, pounding, and helplessly addicting music (I dare you, nay, I challenge you, to not bob...

Best Spa Hotels in Puerto Rico
A review of the best spa resorts in Puerto Rico, featuring flagship properties like the Ritz-Carlton, the W, St. Regis, Waldorf Astoria and Wyndham.

Meet the Top Chefs behind Puerto Rico's Best Restaurants
Puerto Rico enjoys world-class cuisine, thanks to a collection of outstanding restaurants. Meet the star chefs behind them. Among them you'll find a few Iron Chefs and Top Chef contenders.

The Best of Puerto Rico - 10 ways Puerto Rico is #1.
For a small island, Puerto Rico has an amazing array of attractions, natural wonders, and historic sites that aren't just breathtaking, but unique in the world. Here are wo

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