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First Time Travelers

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First Time Travelers

Partner and I are looking to travel to Puerto Rico for the first time in April. Interested in recommended places to stay. Looking around $200-$250 per night.

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1. Re: First Time Travelers

What area of the island?

What are you looking to do?

Remember PR has no all inclusive's, you have to drive to get to things.

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2. Re: First Time Travelers

Besides the San Juan area, looking for suggestions for first time visitors.

Relax and enjoy ourselves and the scenery.

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3. Re: First Time Travelers

Puerto Rico is a large very diverse island. Where to stay is really a function of the style of vacation you prefer.

In general, most visitors to the island gravitate to one of several areas: (1) San Juan (Condado / Isle Verde) which have Miami like urban beach front resorts. Lots of night life, restaurants, activity. (2) Old San Juan - great historic district, best restaurants, museums, shops - no beach (3) El Yunque Rain Forest region - Island atmosphere, several major beach resorts, island type activities - remote beaches, bio bay, rain forest, horseback, zip lines etc. (4) Rincon on the West Coast - Surfer world, laid back, chill. (5) Vieques and Culebra: Beautiful and isolated tropical islands for those who want to avoid civilization, bit of a hassle to get to.

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4. Re: First Time Travelers

Sounds like Condado/Isle Verde would be the area of our interest.

Any particular accommodations in that area you can recommend for a gay couple?

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5. Re: First Time Travelers

You will find that gay couples are very welcome, and there are lots of gay residents in Condado/Ocean Park. There are many types of places from large to small hotels to vacation rentals; I always get a rental in PR for the best value.

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6. Re: First Time Travelers

Any small/large hotels in the Condado/Ocean Park area you can recommend?

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7. Re: First Time Travelers

The Atlantic Beach Hotel in Condado caters to the gay community.

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8. Re: First Time Travelers

Looked at the reviews and they appear to be rather poor.

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9. Re: First Time Travelers

How about La Concha, A Renaissance Resort?

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10. Re: First Time Travelers

La Concha or the Stelleris Marriott are both very nice (stayed at them both). They may be a bit more than 200-250. They are located on either side of the Atlantic Beach Hotel. You have time. Try using Priceline.