Sunday, April 5, 2015

Things To Do In Puerto Rico With Kids



The island of Puerto Rico is family friendly with many things to do, if you are traveling with kids. Activities from cave exploring and snorkeling, to great beaches and bioluminescent bays. Also, many resorts have children's activities that you can take advantage of.


Things to do in Puerto Rico with kids:

The Carolina Water Park
Very entertaining for the kids, located at the Carolina public beach and next to Isla Verde, Puerto Rico.

Isla Verde Beach
The best beach in the San Juan area, where the kids can enjoy swimming and boogie boarding.

Vieques and Culebra
These islands off the east cost of Puerto Rico, offer some great snorkeling and kayaking.

Bioluminescent Bays
Located in Fajardo and Vieques, is a wonderful and one of a kind experience for kids.

Punto Verde
A kids eco park with nature as the central theme, located in the center of the metropolitan area of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The Camuy Cave Park
 Located in Camuy, is one of the largest cave systems in the world, and one of the most popular natural attractions in Puerto Rico. 

Arecibo Lighthouse
Located in Arecibo, the park next to the lighthouse has a museum on seafaring.  In the winter, whales can be spotted from the lighthouse.

The Mayagüez Zoo
Great zoo for the kids on the west coast of Puerto Rico. The zoo has a African wildlife park with elephants, giraffes, lions, rhinos, tigers, big apes, and camel rides.

Museo del Niño in San Juan
This is a two-level museum for kids.  It has exhibits from hurricanes to interactive human biology, and a NASA Space Place with interactive displays.

Condado Lagoon
Enjoy some kayaking and paddle surfing in the lagoon located in Condado.


Have fun in Puerto Rico!


                                                             
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Sunday, March 1, 2015

Puerto Rico Gets Named Top Caribbean Destination


Puerto Rico got top place on the list of 25 best Caribbean islands, according to Business Insider magazine.  Business Insider magazine selected Puerto Rico as the best island because, it is only 2 hours and 40 minutes from New York by air, the average cost of a hotel room is $187, and the variety of attractions.


Other Caribbean islands in the top five list:


The Bahamas, St. Barts, St. Martin and Curaçao.


                                                               



Sunday, February 15, 2015

First Nature Reserve Trail For The Blind In Puerto Rico


The Punta Tuna Nature Reserve in Puerto Rico, has created hiking trails for blind.  The trails feature QR codes where people can listen to information about the reserve.  The hiking trails in the Punta Tuna Nature Reserve were also built to prevent blind people from entering areas that are off limits to park visitors.


The Punta Tuna Nature Reserve located in the southeastern coastal town Maunabo, has available recorders and special wheelchairs for people with physical limitations who want to visit the nature reserve in Puerto Rico.


                                                            




Sunday, January 4, 2015

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Sunday, December 7, 2014

Four Seasons Resort Coming To Puerto Rico



It has been reported that a Four Seasons Resort will be coming to Puerto Rico.  The resort will be located on Puerto Rico's east coast, near El Conquistador resort.  The Four Seasons will have 300 rooms and the resort will be completed in about 2 years.


Puerto Rico has other luxury hotels scheduled to open including the Condado Vanderbilt, and a JW  Marriott.


                                                                        

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Renovations For Ventana Del Mar In San Juan, Puerto Rico


The Ventana del Mar park in Condado, Puerto Rico, will be going through some renovations. Improvements will be made by repaving and repairing the concrete boardwalk, installing sea-turtle friendly lighting and reinforcing safety railings.  Palm trees will be added and grassy areas will be installed.  Recreational areas around the east tower of the Condado Vanderbilt will also be created.


Ventana del Mar, is an open park between the Condado Vanderbilt and La Concha hotel and is a popular place for locals and tourists.  Ventana del Mar offers open-air movie screenings and Jazz concerts.



The Puerto Rico Tourism Company and International Hospitality Enterprises are behind the renovations.  The renovation to Ventana del Mar will be completed in a couple of months.


                                                                       
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