Brief Overview of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is also known as the “Commonwealth of United States” and is an unincorporated U.S Territory. It’s basically an archipelago that is comprised of several islands such as Vieques, Culebra, Mona and many others. Puerto Rico is not only famous for its soft white sand and coral reefs but also for the adventurous activities it hosts such as surfing, sailing, snorkeling, and diving. This beautifully landscaped territory is also renowned for its Caribbean culture, city life, beach bars, night clubs, restaurants as well as pubs.
Places to Visit in Puerto Rico
Rio Camuy Caves
Rio Camuy Caves covers an extensive area of 268 acres and are one of the largest caves in the world. Sculpted by underground rivers, these caves are said to be used by Indigenous population long ago. The most popular and visited among these caves is the ‘Sinkhole’; a 200-foot deep cave. Also known as “Cueva Clara Empalme”, almost all the guided tours through the caves lead the travelers through Sinkhole.
Arecibo Radio Telescope
The largest and the most sophisticated single aperture telescope, Arecibo Radio is comprised of a 20-acrea dish set and wide three radio transmitters. Constructed back in the mid-1960’s, it is operated by National Science Foundation and many breakthrough discoveries have been made here by the scientists from all over the World.
Seven miles long and three miles wide, this small Culebra Island is comprised of 23 off-shore Islands of its own and also holds Caribbean best coral reefs. The most popular beach on the Island is ‘Flamenco’; ranked third among the top ten exotic beaches of the World. Flamenco is covered with soft white sand lined with Palm trees and ultra clear water that suit best from swimming and diving as well.
Old San Juan
Old San Juan is comprised of well-preserved colorful houses and elegant wrought-iron balconies that date back to 500 years, making the entire city of Old San Juan a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city is a blend of Spanish colonial culture and present day Puerto Rican Life. It houses two historic temples and several ancient beautiful monuments, structures, and attractions; El Morro Fort being the most popular out of all.
Encircled by beautiful landscapes, Puerto Rico represents an extensive history of the Spanish Era. Global Car Rental offers cheap car rental deals for Puerto Rico so that travelers can comfortably traverse through this beautiful country by incurring as minimum costs as possible.