The team at Discover Puerto Rico is excited to welcome you to Puerto Rico for IGLTA’s 40th Anniversary Convention on October 4-7, 2023.
This page has everything you need to know to plan your trip and explore the many LGBTQ+-friendly places around Puerto Rico before and after the convention.
Planning your trip
The only way to make a trip to paradise better is to make the travel arrangements as easy as possible. US Citizens don’t need a passport or an international phone plan. International travelers will find convenient air access by connecting via the major US
The Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino is a beautiful 4-star, eco-certified upscale casino retreat with modern rooms and an outdoor pool with a beautiful sunset view of San Juan Bay.
Our host hotel is central to everything you’ll want to explore in San Juan. Here are sample times/costs (Uber as of October 2022) from the host hotel to:
The beaches in Puerto Rico are frequently mentioned as among the best in the world. For LGBTQ+ travelers looking to escape to beautiful beaches and serene turquoise waves, there’s no place better in the Caribbean than Puerto Rico. The beaches here are as LGBTQ-friendly as they are Instagram-ready.
When you taste the cuisine of another culture, you begin to unlock its secret and feel the love of its people. Nowhere is that truer than in Puerto Rico, where a unique blend of Native Taíno, African, and Spanish cuisines has spun into our unique gastronomy.
A Queen's Guide to Puerto Rico
Learn how to express your most authentic self through the steps of Puerto Rican bomba with the fabulous Boricua drag queen, Alyssa Hunter.
Catch Alyssa preparing a mouthwatering Puerto Rican dish at El Pretexto in Cayey, Puerto Rico.