Caribbean-style relaxation and thrilling activities await discovery in Puerto Rico this time of year with a cornucopia of getaway attractions. Whether you strive to escape frosty mornings and bone-chilling wind, or you need to frolic on an enchanting Island while rejuvenating through sensual pleasures or adventure activities, Puerto Rico has it all.
Late fall or early winter is the ideal time to visit, for those looking to for plenty to do; from teeing it up at 17 incredible golf courses and exploring the island’s culture and history, to relishing spectacular food dishes and luxuriating at boutique hotels, short-term rentals, or iconic hospitality brand properties.
If glamourous sophistication is your muse, you’ll want to consider The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort in Rio Grande as the base to your vacation. Starting with an oceanside setting where panoramic turquoise sea views welcome visitors, the resort’s Iridium Spa and Bahia Wellness Center sooth and inspire.
Formal and casual dining options are offered, as is the astounding Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed 18-hole course. After a full day, sink into sumptuous oceanfront or garden view rooms or suites.
Also in Rio Grande, The Resort at Coco Beach enables guests to stay steps from the water in beachside suites. A Hyatt affiliated hotel, the family-friendly resort is framed against the backdrop of the beautiful El Yunque rainforest on one side, the ocean on the other. Lounge by the sprawling lagoon-style pool, play golf at one of two 18-hole championship golf courses – home of the PGA TOUR’s Puerto Rico Open – or tour the historic buildings of nearby Old San Juan.
Not into resorts and seek more authentic Island life experiences? Explore any of Puerto Rico’s dozens of municipalities, where their unique culture and convivial spirit stimulate intrepid travelers. Delight in Puerto’s Rico’s Street Food or elite restaurants; both abound with flavorful options to satisfy every palette. Appreciate the eco-sensitivity of El Yunque rain forest or the Island’s bio-luminescent bays, or party with locals, ride some waves, and relax on the beach. The leisure and lifestyle options are many on Puerto Rico, and the timing perfect for a December respite.
Arriving in Puerto Rico is easy and particularly loved by American citizens who don’t need passports to enter the bilingual Island where the U.S. dollar is used. The Island’s offer numerous non-stop flights from major cities in North America, particularly along the Eastern Seaboard.
For more information on Island getaways, golf courses, resorts, and other destination attractions visit; DiscoverPuertoRico.com.