Puerto Rico was once a quiet fishing village; it is now a hugely popular holiday resort on the west coast of Gran Canaria. It has a thriving nightlife but it also has lots of family friendly fun to offer. Puerto Rico is the best of both worlds. This holiday destination has something to please everyone.
Things to do in Puerto Rico
- Enjoy the nightlife Puerto Rico has to offer. The main shopping centre at the top of the resort is full of Irish pubs, karaoke bars, cocktail lounges and discos. Dance the night away on you Puerto Rico holiday and then head to the beach to watch the sunrise.
- Dolphin and whale watching is pretty good in the Canaries, and Puerto Rico has several companies proving tours. Spirit of the Sea have a 97% success rate for spotting them, so they might be worth a look!
- Playa Puerto Rico is a classic Spanish beach, known to be very popular with tourists. With plenty of great restaurants and shops nearby, try to get there early to grab a sunbed.
Best time to visit:
Apr-Jun: The sun is shining in Puerto Rico, but the summer rush shouldn't have started yet. Things can get quite busy later in the summer, so this would be an ideal time for families or young couples looking for a chilled out holiday. There's plenty going on to keep children of all ages busy, so families shouldn't worry about missing out on summer activities by travelling earlier.