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Facts About Puerto Rico!

  • Largest cruise port in the Western Hemisphere

    Puerto Rico is the cruise capital of the Caribbean. Every year, 1.4 million passengers arrive at Puerto Rico's shores for some exhilarating adventures and a night out on the town. There are currently 14 cruise lines that visit the Port of San Juan.

  • The longest zip line on Earth

    With near-perfect temperatures all year, rugged mountains, and experienced professionals who practice the highest safety standards in the business, experience flying over green valleys, lush forest canopies, and even in almost complete darkness across underground rivers. La Bestia, the longest Zip line on Earth. It uses a specially designed harness to soar through the air across 4,745 feet of terrain.

  • Surfing capital in the Caribbean

    When you combine the trade winds that blow on the shores with spectacular yearlong weather, Puerto Rico is one of the world's premier surfing destinations. It's often called the "Hawaii of the Atlantic. Playa Quique Bravo in Rincón is one of the top beaches in the world for surfing and wind-surfing.

  • World-class golf courses

    The island's natural topography itself is part of why playing golf in Puerto Rico is such an amazing experience. It's unique, tightly knit combination of coast, rivers, lakes, forests, valleys, and mountains, served as the perfect canvas for some of the game's greatest course architects. Enjoy the all-star golf experience at the home of all-star golfer Juan "Chi Chi" Rodríguez, the first Puerto Rican to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

  • Largest single-dish radio telescope

    Puerto Rico houses the world's largest single-dish radio telescope, spanning almost 20 acres. It's the only radio telescope that can accurately predict when and where an asteroid might collide with Earth, and was responsible for the first asteroid images in history.