Puerto Rico

12 to 20 Hrs

Puerto Rico is a Caribbean island and unincorporated territory of the United States, located east of the Dominican Republic and west of the British Virgin Islands. It has a population of approximately 3.2 million people and a total land area of around 9,104 square kilometers. The capital and largest city of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

The official languages of Puerto Rico are Spanish and English, with Spanish being the most widely spoken language on the island.

The currency of Puerto Rico is the United States dollar (USD).

There are no direct flights from the UK to Puerto Rico. A typical flight from the UK to Puerto Rico involves one or more stopovers, and can take anywhere from 12 to 20 hours, depending on the routing and length of layovers.

The local time in Puerto Rico is four hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-4), and does not observe Daylight Saving Time.

The main airport in Puerto Rico is Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU), located in San Juan. The address of the airport is Av. Aeropuerto, Carolina, 00979, Puerto Rico.

Top Local Attractions

Old San Juan

Old San Juan is a historic district in the capital city of Puerto Rico. Visitors can explore the colorful colonial buildings, cobblestone streets, and historic landmarks, as well as enjoy the many restaurants, bars, and shops.

El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest is a lush rainforest located in the northeastern part of Puerto Rico. Visitors can hike through the forest, swim in the waterfalls, and enjoy the stunning views from the mountaintops.

Bioluminescent Bay

The Bioluminescent Bay is a natural wonder located in Vieques, an island off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico. Visitors can take a kayak tour of the bay and see the glowing water caused by tiny organisms called dinoflagellates.
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