Endless golden shores await you on the stunning Canarian resort of Puerto Rico. On the South West coast of Gran Canaria, you can unwind in style on a getaway to the Canary Islands. With a beautiful horseshoe-shaped bay overlooking the turquoise waters, and whole range of fantastic activities to get involved in, you're certainly in for a treat on your Puerto Rico holiday.
As soon as you step off the plane, you'll be longing to head straight to the beach and bask in the divine year-round temperatures. It can get up to 24°C during the summer, with very little variation during winter, making Puerto Rico an ideal winter-sun holiday if you're keen to escape a cold British winter. It's heaven for sun worshippers!
Puerto Rico Beach is the place to be if you want to top up your tan. There are also plenty of beach watersports to get involved in if you're looking for an active day out. Take your pick from snorkelling, scuba diving or windsurfing for a thrilling experience on your holiday to the Canary Islands!
Alternatively, if you want to enjoy uninterrupted swimming, head to the nearby public swimming pools set against stunning tropical gardens. For family-friendly activities, why not take an exciting boat trip and explore the coast? Dolphin or whale watching trips are available, providing a unique adventure for those interested in local wildlife. The waterpark in Maspalomas is also less than 10 minutes away if you want to enjoy thrilling water rides with the whole family.
If you're keen to explore the region's history on your holiday to Puerto Rico, head to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of San Juan Fort. With a free daily shuttle to the site, make sure you bring your camera with you to make the most of the superb coastal view from the top of the fort!
The exciting nightlife in Puerto Rico means you're sure to be kept entertained, whether you like dancing or sampling the region's traditional drinks and cocktails. There are also plenty of bustling bars and clubs to choose from, so you're sure to find the ideal location for a perfect night out!
Why not stop by one of the local restaurants for a delicious meal? Local eateries offer a range of dishes, including Canarian, Chinese, Italian and British cuisine. Of course, no holiday to Puerto Rico would be complete without a refreshing glass of sangria, so make sure you sample this famous boozy Spanish beverage! Ready to hit the dancefloor? The Playa del Ingles resort is less than half an hour away if you are inspired to dance the night away!
If a getaway to Puerto Rico inspires you, call Hays Travel today to book an unforgettable holiday. We have over 37 years of experience in booking holidays to Spain and the Canary Islands and we have been voted the UK's Best High Street Travel Agent - so you can trust us to book a memorable trip!
Things To Do
Holidays in Puerto Rico are packed with things to see and do. Sunbathing, beaches and swimming pools are on the menu during the day. Other activities on offer include everything from boat trips and water sports to golf. Dolphin and whale watching trips make for a fun day out. Fishing trips are popular too. For a splashing time, head to the Aquapark. Go scuba diving or snorkelling to explore the marine life, wrecks and reefs off the coastline. After dark, Puerto Rico has got just the place to suit your mood. Located in the centre is a traffic free area dedicated to nightlife of all varieties, so whether you are in search of a relaxing meal and a few drinks or a loud bustling nightclub to keep you dancing until the morning you will find it in Puerto Rico.
Food & Drink
Restaurants and cafes in Puerto Rico cater for just about every taste. You'll find typical Canarian cuisine and fish restaurants alongside Italian, Chinese and British fare. Local wines and sangria are a must or follow the locals and sample the local rum! All Inclusive hotels offer good value for money with food and drink included in the price.