Accessible Travel

Puerto Rico welcomes all to come experience the “Live Boricua” lifestyle, and that includes visitors who may need special accommodations to move around the Island and experience its vibrant culture.

Puerto Rico’s attractions, hotels, and restaurants offer a variety of amenities and support for travelers with special accessibility or mobility challenges. We’ve collected those resources here to make accessible travel planning easier for guests visiting the Island.

Whether you prefer to travel in a private, wheelchair-accessible van or with a motorized wheelchair, you can enjoy accessible travel in Puerto Rico on your own terms.

There are several local businesses throughout the Island that offer wheelchair-accessible vans. 

Accessible Travel Tips

Many of our destination partners are ready to offer accessible-travel assistance, from easy wheelchair access to equipment designed for special sensory needs.

On this page, you’ll learn more about Puerto Rico’s top accessible attractions and get a rundown of some top ADA-compliant hotels and resorts – and the amenities they offer. You’ll get suggestions to help you explore the easy-to-navigate town of Rincón, plus a guide on how to rent vans and wheelchairs while you are here. And we’ll share special accessible-travel tips for those who are cruising to or from the Port of San Juan.

Whether you can experience the destination with just a little help, or perhaps need a lot, Puerto Rico’s tourism industry will do its best to accommodate the needs of all travelers.  

No passport needed for U.S. travelers

Since Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States, American citizens and permanent residents don't need a passport to travel to the Island. However, they must always travel with a valid ID, such as driver license or a state ID card.

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