What People Are Saying About Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico's vibrant culture, friendly people, and diverse scenery make it a top destination in the Caribbean, but you don't have to take our word for it. Here are a few highlights of what visiting journalists have said about Puerto Rico recently. 

Lonely Planet

“Welcome to Our 2022 Best in Travel List”

“Puerto Rico inspires Caribbean daydreams for good reason”

Carefully selected by our editors, our list is meant to inspire and excite you, and help you make your 2022 travel dreams a reality, and Puerto Rico is a part of it!

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A person hikes up the mountain of the Toro Negro State Forest

“Hola” from the central mountains of Puerto Rico! 

Fodor’s Travel

“Fodor’s 2022 Go List of U. S. Territories”

“Where you can get in touch with nature or your inner foodie.”

The central region town of Orocovis made the list as an outdoor, under-the-radar area with plenty to offer. The travel site mentions the Island as one of the ideal destinations for travelers seeking the ultimate natural adventure

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A couple dancing salsa in Old San Juan.

Travel + Leisure

“The Best Place to Travel in January 2022”

“The island's rich history, culture, food, beaches, mountains, rainforest, and warm weather are just a few reasons to visit”

Showcasing luxury resorts and hotels while highlighting the longest holiday season in the world, once again the Island is presented as a winter escape.

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LGBTQ-friendly beaches.

Conde Nast Traveler

“Top Islands: Readers’ Choice Awards 2021”

“The Caribbean and the Atlantic”

This prestigious publication’s readers ranked the top islands in the world, from Indonesia to the United States and Puerto Rico made the top 10 of its regions.  

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Aerial view of El Morro

The so-called "walled city" of Old San Juan holds over 500 years of history. 

The Travel Vertical

“TIME: The World’s 100 Greatest Places & UNESCO: World Heritage Sites”

“Outstanding universal value” 

TIME Magazine included La Fortaleza and San Juan Historical Site in their list of cultural places of the World’s 100 greatest places among other 23 places.

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Work in full color influencer

Travel Awaits

“ 9 Most Colorful Cities in the Caribbean”

“It must have something to do with the generally happy vibe, the love of life and music, and the picture-perfect setting”

Caribbean-blue is the only shade of blues we are allowing this winter, and Travel Awaits knows it! The 50+ traveler publication highlights the Island’s rich history, vibrant culture, warm weather, and memorable architecture as the main reason to escape the north’s winter blues.

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A group of men and women enjoy the turquoise waters at the Black Sand Beach in Vieques.

Playa Negra (Black Sand Beach) in Vieques has one of the island's most dramatic and extraordinary landscapes. 

Insider Monkey

“25 Best Caribbean Islands to Visit During COVID”

“One of the last pristine destinations of Caribbean islands”

The travel website presents Vieques as the ultimate destination that offers calm, lush greenery, and unmatched natural beauty.

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Wedding at La Concha


“9 Honeymoon Destinations the LGBTQIA+ Travelers Will Love”

“The relaxed kind of environment where you’ll be inspired to go barefoot the entire time.”

Have the best wedding and the most fantastic time; that’s what this luxurious wedding publication is all about. Sunsets, dreamy locations, and unforgettable experiences for your special day.

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A group of friends plays with a ball at Crash Boat Beach in Aguadilla.

Making the most of a beautiful day at Crash Boat Beach in Aguadilla.

Reader's Digest

"The 15 Best Affordable Beach Vacations in America"

"You don't have to spend big money to have big fun at the beach."

The world-renowned publication highlights Puerto Rico's accessibility, the bountiful mesmerizing beaches, and the most-prized amenities in hotels.

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Two women kayak in Culebra and spot a small sea turtle in the water.

Make new friends as you kayak your way through Culebra''s waters. 

Travel + Leisure

“The Top 25 Islands in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas”

“Cheerful service and beautiful settings”

The popular travel website had its readers rate the islands according to their activities and sights, natural attractions and beaches, food, friendliness, and overall value. So, it is no wonder Culebra made the list.

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