Destination guide

The lively city of Puerto Rico Island awaits you

The area's live music and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Puerto Rico Island. This city's beaches, island views and seaside draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina and San Juan Gate. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Puerto Rico Island

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Puerto Rico Island a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rio Bayamon Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Dorado Del Mar (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Punto Verde (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Hipodromo Camarero (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Coamo Springs (24.7 mi / 39.7 km)
  • Berwind Country Club (25.9 mi / 41.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Puerto Rico Island

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, September, October, June and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Puerto Rico Island

Puerto Rico Island is famous for its island views, lush rainforest and tropical setting. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Puerto Rico Island is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Reserva Natural Playa Grande - El Paraiso (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Punta Salinas (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Balneario Manuel Morales (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Dorado Beach (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Luis Munoz Marin Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Parque Central Municipio de San Juan (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Puerto Rico Island

The nearest airport is in San Juan (SJU-Luis Munoz Marin Intl.), located 14.8 mi (23.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Ponce (PSE-Mercedita), which is 33.6 mi (54 km) away.

You can get around Puerto Rico Island by catching a ride on the metro at Bayamon Station, Deportivo Station or Jardines Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Puerto Rico?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,601 holiday lettings around Puerto Rico. From 629 houses to 433 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Puerto Rico?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Puerto Rico. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Humacao: 207 holiday homes
  • Patillas: 36 holiday homes
  • Luquillo: 533 holiday homes
  • Ensenada: 317 holiday homes
  • Rincón: 385 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Puerto Rico! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Puerto Rico?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Puerto Rico with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Humacao: 207 holiday lettings
  • Patillas: 36 holiday lettings
  • Luquillo: 533 holiday lettings
  • Rincón: 385 holiday lettings
  • Carolina: 943 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Puerto Rico?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Puerto Rico are:

  • Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU): 1,245 self catering accommodations
  • Eugenio Maria De Hostos Airport (MAZ): 656 self catering accommodations
  • Culebra Airport (CPX): 257 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Puerto Rico? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Puerto Rico. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Flamenco Beach (Playa Flamenco): 251 holiday rentals
  • Carabali Rainforest Park: 938 holiday rentals
  • Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum: 1,071 holiday rentals
  • Fort Conde de Mirasol: 341 holiday rentals
  • Centro Europa: 1,059 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Puerto Rico listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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