Puerto Rico pulls you in with its raw beauty and mystifying blend of indigenous, Spanish and American traditions. Its capital city is an ever-evolving, cultural powerhouse bursting with manic rhythms and fiery food, populated by a proud and welcoming people. Beyond the city, explore a sprawling park of thick rainforests and misty mountains, glowing bioluminescent bays, laidback surf towns and offshore islands.

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Peruse our Puerto Rico vacation packages, all-inclusive resorts or Caribbean cruises stopping in popular San Juan. Find Puerto Rico hotels in San Juan and visit the city's top attractions—the Old San Juan neighbourhood and the beaches of Condado or Isla Verde. See the best places to visit in Puerto Rico, from El Yunque National Forest and Flamenco Beach to Rincón and Ponce.

PUERTO RICO TRAVEL GUIDE

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DESTINATION FACTS

LANGUAGES

Spanish and English

WHAT TO EAT

Quesitos (cream cheese pastries popular at breakfast), mofongo (mashed plantains with fried pork skin), a tripleta sandwich (a hearty chicken, ham and beef sandwich), alcapurrias (green plantain fritters), bacalaítos (cod fritters) and tembleque (coconut milk pudding).

WHAT TO BRING BACK

Vejigante masks (colourful Puerto Rican folk masks), Don Q rum, a güiro (traditional percussion instrument) and dulces tipicos (typical Puerto Rican candies).

FUN FACT

Since it’s a US territory, Puerto Rico is home to the oldest American city, San Juan, founded in 1521—learn its history at the Museo de las Américas. You’ll also find the only American rainforest here: El Yunque, a sprawling national park teeming with tropical woodlands, exotic native species, waterfalls and rivers. 

IMPORTANT INFO

For more information on all necessary travel documents, visa, taxes and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page and the Government of Canada’s Travel and Tourism website.
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CRUISE FROM SAN JUAN
On your horizon: nautical bliss when you set sail from San Juan, Puerto Rico!

SAN JUAN ITINERARIES*

Southern Caribbean: 5 to 7-night itineraries including stops like Barbados, Curaçao, Aruba, Saint Lucia, and more.
*Subject to change

CRUISE LINES

The following cruise lines depart from San Juan, Puerto Rico: Carnival Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International.
These cruise lines stop in San Juan, Puerto Rico: Costa Cruises and Holland America Line.

HOW TO BOOK

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San Juan Cruise Deals

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