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Best things to do in Puerto Rico

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Lingerie Store
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“El Centro de todo ! "Plaza", as it is known to many Puerto Ricans, was the first indoor mall built in Puerto Rico. It is the largest shopping mall in the Caribbean and the second largest in Latin America ! Beautiful stores and big food court ! Enjoy !”
56 locals recommend
Food Truck
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“This outdoor food park, a local favorite, is a patchwork of cuisines dished out of kiosks and Airstream trailers, serving everything from Puerto Rican frituras (fried finger foods, like the alcapurria, a stuffed yuca or plantain fritter), Belgian-style fries, pizza, Southern-fried chicken, heavy-duty burgers and Mexican cantina nachos. BTW: Lote 23 also hosts events, which it promotes on social media, such as yoga sessions, film screenings, artisans’ markets and more. ”
55 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Plaza del Mercado, or La Placita as it’s more commonly known, is a traditional market during the day. It truly comes to life in the evening though, as the streets fill with people enjoying the many bars and restaurants that surround it. Visit La Placita in the evening (Thursday through Saturday are the busiest nights), and you’ll be treated to live music and dancing in the streets. Grab a bite to eat or a drink, then join in the fun … the festive atmosphere is contageous!”
74 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Radio Telescope operated bu the University of Central Florida. 1 hour drive”
67 locals recommend
Beach
“The most beautiful beach in PR and one of the best 10 in the world. You can access Culebra via ferry leaving from Ceiba (i can give you a phone number to call and book transportation) or by air in Vieques Air Link leaving from Old San Juan's Isla Grande Airport.”
61 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“La Copa Llena has a very eclectic menu with some wonderful tapas options. They're right on the beach and have one of the best places to catch the sunset in all of Rincon.”
29 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“Punta Higüra lighthouse has some great vantage points to do some whale watching, checking the surf and taking sunset pictures. ”
27 locals recommend
Castle
“Speechless!!! One of the first buildings that were built in America. It is amazing to see what the human being did in this era.”
25 locals recommend
Bar
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“Shipwreck offers a great outside dining atmosphere. They have all types of options for food from burgers to fresh fish to Italian. They offer a kids menu as well. ”
23 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Probably the BEST mexican restaurant you will ever experience outside of Mexico. Simple and casual with great food at a good price.”
49 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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“One of the top local food restaurants. No thrills and straight forward Puertorrican/Dominican diner. Great food and good service. Can't go wrong.”
47 locals recommend
Museum
“ Best art museum on the island Has one my favorite paintings “Flaming June” must see if you take a trip south of the island. Much to see in Ponce.”
31 locals recommend
Bar
“Beautiful view of the Ocean from the outdoor seating for dinner or bar. Indoor seating as well. Live music on Fri/Sat. Hoppin' place. Local fare, seafood, steaks, mofongo, huge burgers. Delicious and fun. With an Ice Cream shop next door. And an excellent Barber in the mall area. Opens at 11 am.”
11 locals recommend
Dive Shop
“The best dive company on the west coast of Puerto Rico. They've been around for decades and have a ton of experience. These are the guys to see if you want to book a charter to Desecheo Island for some of the best diving in the world. ”
13 locals recommend
Establishment
“Quaint little in with great brunch menu and awesome views. Reservations Recommended”
33 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
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“La Concha Hotel is just an amazing hotel! It's modern, luxurious, has great food and the best stuff! Lots of music and dancing in the Lobby.. Beautiful!!”
35 locals recommend