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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.

Place of Worship
“You can't miss this, it is right next to BONAIRE. Go and discover the legend of why this chapel was built on top of the walls of San Juan.”
6 locals recommend
Route
“The most amazing Waterfall this side of the island. and some daredevils that dive!”
6 locals recommend
Beach
“An environmental jewel that protects distinct island ecologies. Through prior reservation, you can visit the reserve. A trolley takes you to pristine beaches, scrub forests, mangroves, a lagoon, and a historic hilltop lighthouse/nature center. The lagoon is bioluminescent, and eco sports operators offer nighttime kayaking and electric boat trips.”
3 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
$$$
“Vegan friendly; selection of cocktails; views of Puerto Chico from the opposite direction; guard at parking entrance”
5 locals recommend
Store
“Surfboard and other rentals for a day at the beach. Jobos beach is right in front. Go early to find parking along the road. ”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great ocean views that are unforgettable across the Malicon of Naguabo...great food & good value...consider the stuffed lobster or the asopao (stew) of conch and shrimp with arepas and their home made sangria. The prices are fair but its gets crowed on weekends but worth the wait and the ocean breezes”
7 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
2 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
$$$
“Octopus salad and lobster dumplings. Ensalada de pulpo y empanadillas de langosta.”
7 locals recommend
Café
“Best coffee in town, owner is very friendly and knowledgeable when it comes to coffee. They also have good breakfast.”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Super fun location with excellent libations (try the Lavender Mule). Fun people, good music. ”
6 locals recommend
Beach
“Stunning, amazing, gorgeous beach! A 40 minutes drive from San Juan. Actually there are 2 different beaches divided from a black, massive rock. Both are quite clean and the water is fantastic ”
5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“This beach is West of Encantada Vieques & Esperanza. You park off the main road and then walk down this path through the jungle (it's clearly marked!) that then opens up to the beach. The sand is black from volcanic sediments - very fun for pictures! You can also hike to this beach from the property - head to the right (West) down Coconut Beach and you’ll get to some rocks/boulders that you need to lightly climb over. Best to do this at low tide, but it's only about 1 mile from the property.”
6 locals recommend
Church
2 locals recommend
Café
“Coffee plantation with great coffee and little museum with the history of coffee in Jayuya. About an hour from Ponce. Curvy mountain road, but well worth the trip !!”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great for grabbing a drink in front of the beach. Taste the famous “pastelillos” and mofongo... Right in front of Seven Seas Beach. ”
4 locals recommend