Best Time to Travel to Puerto Rico
What is the Best Time to Travel to Puerto Rico
The Caribbean archipelago of Puerto Rico is famous for its all-year balmy climate and is the perfect vacation destination all year round. Most of all, tourists from all over the world flock to this unincorporated US territory every year to visit the famous Culebra and Vieques Isles, historic forts, thrilling caves, mountainous tropical rain forest, and bioluminescent bays.
If you plan to visit this enchanted island, it would be best to do so during early spring or winter. The Island experiences perfect weather and good deals during this season. That is why folks from regions with cold and wet winters flock to this Island during the winter and spring months. Keep reading to discover the best time to travel to Puerto Rico.
Best Season to Travel to Puerto Rico- Winter
The best season to visit Puerto Rico is the winter. Although you will have to make do with the large crowds and high hotel prices, you will find balmy weather and sunny beaches during winter. This means you will have ample time for outdoor activities such as zip-lining. You can also bike or splash under waterfalls in the tropical rainforest, El Yunque National Forest.
You can also experience magical Puerto Rico nights at Mosquito Bay’s bioluminescent beach or watch the migrating humpback whales. If you plan to visit Puerto Rico during winter, it is advisable to book your trip two months before and to start looking for a comfortable and conveniently located hotel early on.
Best Month to Travel to Puerto Rico-May
The best month to travel to Puerto Rico is May. First off, you will find affordable hotel prices and fewer crowds since the busy season just ended one month ago. Moreover, hurricanes and the rainy season is yet to kick in just yet. Temperatures in this enchanted Island are around 70 Fahrenheit to 80 Fahrenheit. You will also get the best entertainment, the Puerto Rico Comic Con, in May. This famous comic lasts for three days and is hosted at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan.
When Not to Visit Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico experiences perfect weather throughout the year. However, the summers can get too hot and humid. Temperatures are around the 90s during the hot summer months. What is more, Puerto Rico beaches are usually crowded during summer since most children are at home. Besides, the unpredictable hurricane season usually starts in July and ends in November. You can still have a good time visiting the caves and waterfalls to cool down.
If you are planning to visit the enchanted Puerto Rico Island, make sure to check out Island Journeys. We offer the best Island tours to give you the best experience.