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Holidays In Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Holidays at a Glance

The resort of Puerto Rico lies on the south east tip of Gran Canaria across from North Africa and adjacent to the resort of Playa Meloneras. Puerto Rico was originally a fishing village that has now developed into a modern lively resort with great tourist facilities attracting British holidaymakers year after year. Due to its location Puerto Rico benefits from the best weather in Gran Canaria so whenever you take your Puerto Rico holidays you should get some sunshine.

Who holidays in Puerto Rico?

Holidays to Puerto Rico appeal to families and couples seeking a relaxing break in the sun. Located in the resort centres are many bars, clubs and English pubs so if you're looking to party into the early hours Puerto Rico holidays are the right choice.



Key Facts - Puerto Rico

  • LanguageSpanish & English
  • CurrencyEuro
  • Dialing Code00 34
  • Flight Duration4 hours 30 mins (Approx)
  • Distance From Airport40 km
  • Airport Transfer (Taxi)35 mins

Puerto Rico is a purpose built resort suitable for everyone young or old please beware that many of the hotels are built into the hillside so Puerto Rico holidays are not suitable for those with walking difficulties. The beach in Puerto Rico was custom built for tourism and the golden sand was shipped from the Sahara. Book Puerto Rico holidays and you will arrive at one of Gran Canaria's busiest resorts with all the tourist facilities you could want or need.

Holidays in Puerto Rico and the rest of Gran Canaria are every popular among British holidaymakers soaked with year round sun, relatively short flight time (4.5 hours) and low cost. A number of charter airlines operate regular flights to Gran Canaria and combined with the resorts large quantity of hotels and apartments means Puerto Rico are very affordable. Puerto Rico is one the most popular resorts in Gran Canaria and has a unrivalled mix of hotels offering everything from 5 star luxury to simple self catering apartments. So whatever your budget book your holidays to Puerto Rico with Olympic Holidays.

Cheap Holidays to Puerto Rico - Olympic Holidays

Experience the beauty of this Gran Canarian resort and book your cheap holidays to Puerto Rico with Olympic Holidays. As well as package holidays to Gran Canariawe offer cheap flights to Gran Canaria. To take advantage of our great deals on Puerto Rico holidays book online today at OlympicHolidays.com

Maspalomas: Holidays to Gran Canaria would be incomplete without visiting the world renowned Maspolomas with its stunning sand dunes and beaches. A visit to Maspalomas is a fun packed day with its very own waterpark, golf course and shopping there's no chance of getting bored.

Venice of Gran Canaria: Head west from Puerto Rico and you'll arrive at the idyllic village of Puerto de Mogan known as the Venice of Gran Canaria because of its many canals. A small, relaxed and friendly place with a harbour with bars, restaurants and cafes serving a variety of cuisines including fresh fish - a speciality.

Maspalomas: Holidays to Gran Canaria would be incomplete without visiting the world renowned Maspolomas with its stunning sand dunes and beaches. A visit to Maspalomas is a fun packed day with its very own waterpark, golf course and shopping there's no chance of getting bored.

Venice of Gran Canaria: Head west from Puerto Rico and you'll arrive at the idyllic village of Puerto de Mogan known as the Venice of Gran Canaria because of its many canals. A small, relaxed and friendly place with a harbour with bars, restaurants and cafes serving a variety of cuisines including fresh fish - a speciality.

Puerto Rico holidays can be as active or relaxing as you desire so if your in need of an adrenalin rush there is a enviable list of watersports on offer including jet-skiing, Para-sailing, windsurfing, SCUBA diving and snorkeling. Puerto Rico is a hub for sailing with a marina filled with fishing boats and yachts.

Eating/Drinking During Puerto Rico Holidays

Whilst enjoying your Puerto Rico holidays you will be able to feast on a range of cuisine at a range of restaurants and cafes catering for every possible taste. Puerto Rico's location means that fresh fish is widely available, as well the delicious seafood the more popular favourites including pizza, burgers, Chinese and Indian. If you're feeling adventurous why not try some Canarian favourites such as 'Mojo' sauce served alongside fish or meat. Most restaurants welcome children and offer children's menus.

Puerto Rico holidays are great for those seeking vibrant nightlife with a choice of bars, pubs and disco's to choose from. The nightlife is situated in the traffic free resort centre, for more family orientated evening many hotels particularly the larger ones provide entertainment ranging from shows to karaoke.

Getting Around on Puerto Rico Holidays

Buses: Local buses are an easy and affordable way of getting around the Puerto Rico and Gran Canaria, buses tend be quite regular, generally reliable and cheap. Bus timetables are widely available and can be picked up from your hotel or tourist office.

Taxi: If your not in the mood to drive, taxis are a great way of getting around Puerto Rico and Gran Canaria. Look out for the egg shell white cars with red stripes on each door, taxis can be flagged down in the street and the green light indicates the taxi is free. This is an excellent way of getting around whilst on your Puerto Rico holidays because it cheap and extremely convenient.

Car Hire: Possibly the best way of getting around when taking Puerto Rico holidays giving you the opportunity to explore the island. There are plenty of car hire companies in Puerto Rico and the prices are generally the same, you can also hire a car on a daily basis but it is cheaper to hire a car for a week or more.

Puerto Rico Holidays Shopping

If your in need of some retail therapy or looking for memento's of your Puerto Rico holidays you're in luck. Puerto Rico has excellent shopping facilities selling everything from holiday essentials to gifts for friends and family.

Puerto Rico and Gran Canaria holidays are great for tax free goods including tobacco and alcohol. Electrical goods are also tax free and you have the opportunity to haggle and drive the price down. For a more familiar shopping experience venture to the Plaza Las Americas in San Juan, the islands largest shopping centre with over 300 stores selling a multitude of products from designer clothing to local produce.

Holidays in Puerto Rico - Beaches

Book your Puerto Rico holidays and discover this beach paradise, the golden sand of Puerto Rico beach was imported from the Sahara desert. The beach is reasonably small but is well sheltered by the cliffs surrounding the resort. Due to popularity of Puerto Rico holidays, the beach can get quite crowded so many move to the two swimming pools behind the beach. The swimming pools also provide a beautiful place to relax set in amongst tropical gardens filled will beautiful flowers. If you venture down the coastline (about 3 kms) to Playa Del Cura there is another sandy beach which is considerably more relaxed.

Weather and climate information

Max Temp C Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Gran Canaria 21 21 22 22 23 25 27 27 27 26 24 22
London 6 7 10 13 17 20 22 21 19 14 10 7
Sunshine Hours Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Gran Canaria 6 6 7 8 8 9 9 9 8 7 6 6
London 1 2 4 5 6 7 6 6 5 3 2 1

 5 Day Forecast - Puerto Rico Holidays

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