Many people don’t know this, but Puerto Rico is actually my family’s homeland. Traveling to this destination, though not as glamorous as Spain or Italy, is near and dear to my heart. And let’s be honest, island life when you travel to Puerto Rico is one of the greatest ways to relax and reset.
Before I get into my personal tips and favorite destinations and activities, I want to share with you a few reasons why Puerto Rico is such a great travel destination.
First, you don’t need a passport to travel here if you live in the United States. This is really great if you’re not a frequent traveler or if its your first time going “international” for a trip. Additionally, Puerto Rico is a great place to go if you don’t speak Spanish, or at least no much of it. Of course there are places on the island that see less tourism than others— and trust me, you don’t just want to see one portion of the island. Puerto Rico is rich in culture, beauty, and delicious Caribbean inspired Spanish food.
Another one of my favorite things about traveling to Puerto Rico is how much diversity the island offers in regards to your vacation. Whether you want a relaxing getaway to walk the streets of Old San Juan and sip on a Mojito on the beach, or if you’re interested in adding a little adventure to your island experience. You can find something perfect for your needs, no problem.
And by the way, I love Puerto Rico for a destination wedding or couple photo session! Beside the fact that its easy to access and your guests don’t need passports, its also perfect to stick around and have your honeymoon after. As a Puerto Rico wedding and couple photographer, I’m always happy to help with location, vendors, and really anything else you may need for the planning process. Plus, I’m comfortable the island and people, so I can help show you around and find the best photo spots for your photography! If you’re excited and ready to get planning, send me a message!
I’d love to be your Puerto Rico wedding photographer or couple photographer, and help however I can!
The island is broken up into about 7 parts, though it is small at only 5,328 square miles. They are the natural North, South, East, and West— plus the Central Mountains, the Metro region, and the islands of Culebra and Vieques. Since there is so much to see in any visit, in this post I’m going to only offer tips for some experiences in the metro and east regions, as well as one of the small islands off the eastern coast. Trust me, you can easily stay here in these areas for 10 days and still wish you had more time!
I really can’t fit everything you can do in these regions into one post! I’ll have to make another for you to share my ideal 10 day itinerary soon. In the meantime, I hope this post has inspired you to travel to Puerto Rico. And maybe even book your destination wedding, a couple’s photo session, or an empowering boudoir session for yourself.
I’m so excited to meet you there! My bag is already packed.
I’m looking forward to being your Puerto Rico wedding or couple photographer! (Book Me here.)
If you’d like to read more about my travels, or get more destination wedding information, feel free to check out these posts below!
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