Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Travel Guide

Puerto Rico's preeminent designer sells his clean-lined, precisely cut women's and men's fashions at his namesake boutique on Ashford Avenue in Condado.

More commonly known as El Morro, this stone garrison is the second-oldest freestanding fort in the Americas.

Explore the 10,000 acres of the Guánica Dry Forest. The desert-like ecosystem harbors such curiosities as the crested toad, the purple land crab, and a 700-year-old tree.

For moped rentals.

Surf Lessons Puerto Rico was founded in Rincon, one of the foremost surfing destinations in Puerto Rico.

The shop sells landscape paintings by local artist Evan Schwarze and colorful, sought-after bracelets.

Housed in a Neoclassical former hospital in San Juan's Santurce neighborhood, this 130,000-square-foot space became the Caribbean's most extensive art museum when it opened in 2000. The 1,100-piece collection includes prominent Puerto Rican artists from the 17th century to the present day.

Surfing is the main pastime in this resort town—which is also the premier Caribbean destination on the international surf circuit.

The oldest bar on Vieques has a pool table and an ancient jukebox that spins salsa hits; the backdrop is the newly refurbished town square, ideal for a late-night stroll.

Every visitor hears about the must-see bioluminescent bay soon after arriving, but many don’t know that they can skip the touristy boat trips in favor of the more intimate option of kayaking through the eerily glowing waters.

Hurry past the Tommy Bahama shirts and Nautica shorts at the Condado outpost of this men's wear shop to the back, where you'll find a terrific collection of guayaberas.

In an industrial-looking former Royal Tire warehouse, gallery owners Diana and Moisés Berezdivin have assembled an impressive collection of contemporary Latin American art.

Come late afternoon, in-the-know travelers wander right from the nearby ferry landing to the laid-back, open-air bungalow—to drink margaritas and watch the sunset while casting for silvery tarpon off the deck with locals.

Located in Vieques across from the Martineau Bay Resort, Martineau Car Rental has a variety of cars for rent at reasonable prices. Available models include PT Cruisers, Jeep Wranglers and Grand Cherokees, and Dodge Nitros and Durangos.

Housed inside two of the city’s historic homes, the Salazar and Zapater houses, as well as an adjacent lot, Ponce History Museum has exhibits on Puerto Rico, Ponce, and all aspects of daily Puerto Rican life, such as ecology, politics, and urban development.