The Island

Puerto Rico is an archipelago in the Caribbean Sea consisting of a main island, four small islands, and hundreds of cays and islets. The island territory is only 100 miles long and 35 miles wide (8,870 square kilometers), but it packs a fantastic diversity of sights, scenery, and culture.

The real charm of Puerto Rico is its people. The people of the Island are charismatic, hospitable, super joyful, and passionate. They will make you feel like you belong and will even invite you to dance with them. Puerto Ricans are optimistic and energetic people, very proud of their cultural heritage and history, which emerges from a mix of Taíno, Spanish, and African traditions.

The quickest way to begin to experience the Island is to immerse yourself in its food, drinks, and music! You can taste exquisite local dishes and cocktails with exotic infusions, dance to the rhythms of contagious salsa and reggaetón, and see first-hand how Puerto Rican pride manifests itself at exciting festivals. But there is much more to discover on the Island as well.

Sponsored Content

Discover Puerto Rico's E-Newsletter

Paradise for Your Inbox

Get travel inspiration, news, tips and more delivered monthly.