From alabaster-white beaches and misty rainforests to a ravishing colonial capital, Puerto Rico is an exhilarating island, offering Caribbean charm and cosmopolitan comforts in spades. Whether you’re looking for where to drink the best gourmet coffee or searching for the island’s gnarliest surf breaks, use our map of Puerto Rico to plan your trip.

Don your glad rags and shimmy with the professionals at a salsa dance lesson before savour lip-smacking roast pork at a roadside lechonera. Learn the secrets of the island’s favourite tipple at its “cathedral of rum” – the Bacardi distillery – and you’ll find tasty piña coladas at every turn. Head to the Puerto Rican cost to enjoy a magical night swim in a bioluminescent bay, watch leatherback sea turtles as they lay their eggs on pristine sands or walk along the pristine Playa Flamenco.

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