Playa Mar Chiquita

Swim, snorkel or just laze in the sun on the north coast’s most dazzling beach.

Hacienda La Esperanza

Tour the beautifully restored buildings of this nineteenth-century Spanish sugar plantation.

Bosque Estatal de Guajataca

This forest reserve is one of the best on the island for hiking, with well-maintained trails snaking past jungle-smothered outcrops of limestone karst

Observatorio de Arecibo

Take a dizzying look at the world’s biggest radio telescope, a vast window into outer space suspended above the tropical forest.

Parque de Las Cavernas del Río Camuy

Tour the largest cave system on the island, a maze of gaping sinkholes, dimly lit caverns and twisted pillars of limestone.


Soak up the spirit of independence at this proudly Puerto Rican town, home of the Grito de Lares and some of the best ice cream in the region.

Centro Ceremonial Indígena de Caguana

A series of ancient ball-courts inscribed with mystifying petroglyphs, this is an important Taíno site.

Lago dos Bocas

Feast on superb Puerto Rican food overlooking the water at this picturesque, mountain-ringed lake.

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