Puerto Rico is one of the most attractive destinations in the world for those who love the natural wonder and the flora and fauna of the Rainforest. But there is more to this destination than that.
Miles upon miles of pristine Culebra Puerto Rico Hotel white sand and unspoiled underwater vistas attract snorkelers and scuba enthusiasts from all over the world. there are also Mountain Bike trails that rival the best in the world.
Add to that a government that is totally committed to the idea of ecotourism and a welcoming populace that is as comfortable with English as they are with their native Spanish and you have a holiday experience that rivals the best in the world.
However, for many, the idea of visiting this tropical paradise might be unattractive due to the fact that they think that it would potentially put a huge dent in their bank account.
But is this true?
In fact, it is not. The Puerto Rico tourism authorities have bent over backward to ensure that the island is accessible to all those who want to visit – no matter how deep their pockets are.
So – if you want to visit Puerto Rico – what are your budget options?
Firstly – this is a world-class destination with some of the most beautiful vistas in the entire world – so it might be a bit intimidating to think that the locals – and the tourist industry would welcome someone – or a family that does not have huge amounts of cash. But, you might be surprised.
Firstly – choose the time of year you want to visit – there’s a huge offseason from May to November where the weather remains great. But it is Hurricane Season – so there’s always an element of risk.
The size of the island makes choosing budget accommodation remarkably easy. For the most part, you can find budget lodgings within a stone’s throw from the five-star accommodation. If you are going to be exploring and visiting the beach does it really make sense to spend those extra dollars on a five-star resort experience? All you need is a modest meal and a bed for the night.
Take a look at one of the many Paradores, which are country inns found across the country. Great value at under $100 a night.
In Rincon, The Lazy Parrot Inn might be worth a look. Relaxed, but still fabulous, it also offers rooms below that magical $100 mark.
But it’s not only the accommodation that you might think would drain your wallet. It’s also food and entertainment. For food – don’t ignore the Panaderías. You may think that these are bakeries – but they’re much more than that. And some of the food stalls are simply fantastic – don’t ignore roadside food stalls in the country. They offer great value and some of the best food in the country.
There are many opportunities to enjoy this magnificent country – and many places to stay. Plan your trip today.