The best places to stay in Puerto Rico
With vibrant beaches, cities that combine tradition with modern comfort, excellent food, and even more welcoming people it should come as no surprise that Puerto Rico remains one of the most popular tourist locations in the world. The Caribbean island has everything it needs to make a visit completely unforgettable. However, even if you want to see it all it doesn’t mean you’ll be able to see every last corner of Puerto Rico in a single visit.
If you are traveling to Puerto Rico the most important question you’ll have to ask yourself is where do you plan to stay. Each region in Puerto Rico comes with its attractions and unique beauty. So you need to know which is the perfect place for your travels. With that in mind, we will be going over the best places to stay in Puerto Rico. We’ll be covering the best attractions, the available beaches and of course the comfort of your stay. So join us on this guide so you can make the most out of your next travel.
As the capital and most populated city in all of Puerto Rico it’s a no-brainer to include San Juan in the list. San Juan is everybody’s first pick when visiting Puerto Rico for good reasons, and a trip to the capital can easily grant you a full picture of everything the country has to offer.
In San Juan, you will find both high-end beach resorts in the form of Isla Verde which hosts some of the most important hotels in the entire country. As well as more cozy and personal locations like Condado Beach where the hotel and family experience combine, allowing you to enjoy a resort experience or simply go as a tourist even if you aren’t hosted in a hotel in the area. Luquillo Beach is another great option thanks to the calm ambient it provides as well as the activities offered like kayaking.
Right next to Luquillo you can find El Yunque National Forest, a rainforest park with countless hikes and roads open to visitors. El Yunque is a safe and beautiful way to experience the wonders of nature and it’s a must-see if you are staying in San Juan.
San Juan’s appeal lies in how much it offers in a relatively small area. Everything is next to each other and you can experience countless unique activities even if San Juan is the only place you visit. Also despite its capital status, various neighborhoods in San Juan are still mostly residential so you can enjoy a calm stay away from the rush high-end hotels usually offer.
La Parguera is a village located in southwest Puerto Rico that has managed to perfectly combine the appeal of nature and tourism in a single place. The quaint village is not as busy or crowded as San Juan which offers a completely different experience.
Playa Rosada is the most popular beach in the area, however it’s not meant for sunbathing like the beaches in San Juan. Playa Rosada is first and foremost a scenic location with clear water and beautiful sunsets. It’s a great place for picnics and dates, but the presence of a natural seawater pool and mangrove nonetheless make it a beautiful location to explore.
The Bioluminescent Bay is however our pick for the most unique attraction on La Parguera. The presence of micro-organisms in the water causes it to glow beautifully when any waves are formed. Not only is it a great tourist attraction at night but this is the only luminescent bay in Puerto Rico where you are allowed to swim. It’s an experience you can’t afford to miss when you visit La Parguera.
And since La Parguera is a village your stay will be as relaxing as it can be. There’s a good selection of hotels and inns to choose from, all of which follow that quaint village aesthetic that makes the town so memorable.
Organizing your stay
If you are planning to stay in Puerto Rico the physical location you’ll live in will matter as much as the town you are visiting. All of the above municipalities combine the best of tourist havens and local culture, so with that in mind, we suggest giving Keyhost a look.
Keyhost allows its clients to rent houses for their stay in Puerto Rico, ranging from unmatched Penthouses to more cozy locations right in the middle of town. Every single house offered in Kyehost is fully furnished and follows strict standards to ensure the stay is as good as any hotel. But the freedom of choice allows you to experience Puerto Rico the way you prefer. Whether that’s right in the middle of all the parties or away from all the excitement and closer to the locals. it’s the perfect final touch to ensure your upcoming travel is simply perfect.