Sep 7, 2022

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A Romantic Getaway to Puerto Rico: Best Places & Things to Do

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Spellbinding scenery, intimate excursions and an incredible array of accommodations will make any romantic getaway to Puerto Rico an unforgettable journey. 

Vacationing in Puerto Rico is magical. The beaches are beautiful, the food is amazing (see our San Juan vegetarian food guide) and there are so many things to do in Puerto Rico for couples and honeymooners. Not so sure? Keep reading to get a quick taste of what Puerto Rico has to offer.

Or, connect with a Fora Advisor to customize and book your trip today. An advisor can hook you up with amazing VIP hotel perks and upgrades, all for the same price as booking by yourself.

The 5 most romantic things to do in Puerto Rico for couples & honeymooners

From sunset cruises to horseback riding along white-sand shorelines, romantic getaways in Puerto Rico are some of the world's best.

1. Take a nighttime voyage through a bioluminescent bay

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One of the first things your Puerto Rico trip planner may suggest is an after-dark kayak trip through one of Puerto Rico’s bioluminescent bays. 

Why? Paddling through the algae blooms is an enchanting experience unlike almost any other in the world. When disturbed, the algae glow a brilliant blue that seems more appropriate for a fantasy story (or a romance novel). 

La Laguna Grande is the closest bio bay to the capital, but if you don't mind the trip from San Juan to Vieques, Mosquito Bay is the brightest bioluminescent bay in the world. Of course, Vieques’ gorgeous landscapes and exciting, but low-key resorts also make it one of Puerto Rico’s most romantic places to visit.

And don’t worry; a Fora Advisor can help you with the planning if you’re not sure which bay to go to.

2. Go horseback riding on the beach

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What’s more romantic than horseback riding beneath a Caribbean sunset? Answer: nothing.

Equestrian tours in Rincón and Aguadilla will let you and your significant other catch a sunset together along the shores of Puerto Rico’s most secluded beaches.

The experience might sound a little cliché, but some of the most romantic things are. Visiting Rincón also happens to make for a relaxing day trip from San Juan because of its small-town, beachy vibes that are perfect for a Puerto Rico romantic getaway.

3. Take a romantic tour of Old San Juan

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There are so many things to do in Old San Juan for couples. Along the Paseo de la Princesa, you can sample local cuisine, learn to salsa dance to live music or simply enjoy the colorful and lively atmosphere together. 

Exploring Old San Juan’s rich history and culture is a must for couples. And remember, booking with a Fora Advisor means free upgrades and perks galore, so you can splurge elsewhere.

4. Hike together to an El Yunque waterfall

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El Yunque National Forest is among the best places to visit in Puerto Rico because of its verdant imagery and abundance of tropical wildlife. If you’re looking for a beautiful backdrop, you won’t find many better options than El Yunque’s gorgeous waterfalls. 

And when you’re done with the mushy stuff, you’ll find many of Puerto Rico’s more adventurous things to do within the forest’s borders. Rainforest Zipline Park, for example, lets you hurtle through the forest canopy via cables and harnesses for a freeing (and rather extreme) change of pace.

5. Enjoy a sunset cruise

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Exploring San Juan Bay on a sunset cruise is the picture of beauty in Puerto Rico. The vibrant colors dancing along the bay’s surface offer a relaxing and intimate atmosphere for couples. The best tours sail out of Old San Juan Port, but check in with a Fora Advisor if you want to explore all your options.

The most romantic Places in Puerto Rico to stay

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No romantic getaway to Puerto Rico is complete without staying at one of Puerto Rico’s best hotels for couples. 

If you’re staying in San Juan, Hotel El Convento is a classic option that’s been around for hundreds of years. Along with super-convenient access to many of Puerto Rico’s best attractions, the hotel also has an immaculate reputation.

Among other romantic places to stay in Puerto Rico, you have the St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort and Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa in Rio Grande (one of the best areas to stay in Puerto Rico, bar none). 

These five-star resorts cater to travelers of every type – even better, when you book with a Fora Advisor, you unlock VIP perks and hotel upgrades. 

An advisor can also help you if you’d prefer to stay somewhere outside the capital, like the El Conquistador Resort in Fajardo or The Fox Hotel in Ponce. After all, Puerto Rico is packed with romantic places and things to do for couples.

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