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Puerto Rico is not only a Caribbean island it is also the name of a popular island resort in lovely Gran Canaria. No one can visit Gran Canaria without taking some time out to see what Puerto Rico has to offer for there is a certain notoriety that this island has and when one visits they are intrigued by its beauty and the charm of its people.
This is the place that you can come to and spend stress-free days and nights for Puerto Rico offers an interesting mix of history and captivating scenery. Puerto Rico is known as the port of the rich and its exact location is on the southern side of Gran Canaria. As one of the second largest resorts, abound with a rich history as a former fishing village.
Beauty comes naturally as anywhere you go about this resort town you are sure to be enthralled by its flora and fauna. You would also find a few beaches in and around Puerto Rico, one in particular which is intimate and laid out with Sahara sands and tanning beds.
Puerto Rico is also the ideal place for enjoying water-sporting activities such as sailing, diving, jet-skiing and even fishing. There is a ferry ride that journeys to other islands around including Arguineguin and Puerto de Mogan. This ride gives you the opportunity to really see Puerto Rico and its neighbouring town in all its beauty and splendour.
For other touring options you can catch a bus in downtown and travel to just about anywhere since the bus fare is reasonably enough for you to enjoy a day out on the town. The little village called Puerto de Mogan is a lovely place for sight-seeing and it is conveniently located on the southern region of Puerto Rico.
Next, journey through other parts of Gran Canaria we promise you would not be disappointed. For you can catch a glimpse of the major attractions here which include the breath-taking sand dunes in Maspalomas or you may be inclined to do something a bit more adventurous by going hiking.
If hiking is your thing, then you would definitely enjoy the climb up the Caldera de Taburiente which is in La Palma. Boasting a large volcanic crater which is said to be the largest in the world it is surely worth a visit.
Ask your hotel reservation desk about the jeep safaris which take you to interesting spots in Puerto Rico and all of Gran Canaria. One of the places that you would tour on this trip is Mount Tejeda which is made up of forest areas, reservoirs and mountains.
Puerto Rico in Gran Canaria is indeed your dream holiday come true, you get to have a variety of fun each day of your holiday under clear blue skies and sunshine throughout the year. A somewhat hilly island which features dramatic cliffs, Puerto Rico may not be the place for those who have difficulty in walking around.
The accommodations on this island can be found within the cliffs and they include everything from luxurious five star hotels to holiday apartments and private villas. These accommodations feature amenities like a swimming pool and a view and access of a beautiful garden.
Start your holiday in Puerto Rico with a visit to the beach which is the perfect place for tanning or meander some thirty minutes away to the scenic promenade made for strolling around to enjoy that island ambience.
Once you are there, across the promenade you would also discover another beautiful beach which is safe enough for every member of your family. Amadores Beach features gorgeous sand that has been imported all the way from the Caribbean. imported sand all the way from the Caribbean and it is a popular beach known for snorkeling and scuba diving as well as jet skiing.
Close to the beach are quite a few places that you can go to have a meal or you want to have something to drink. It is this convenience that continues to draw a steady amount of visitors year after year. Back in Puerto there are shopping options for you to take advantage especially if you are trying to purchase a range of products including cosmetics, personal fragrances, jewellery and shoes.
And if you are really looking for a bargain then make your way over to Arguineguin each Tuesday to get great deals at the market there. When night falls, you can lock into to a few activities to engage in such as dining at one of the many restaurants that are here.
The restaurants offer a variety of both local and International cuisine including Chinese, Greek, Indian and even Italian restaurants. There are also fast food outlets like McDonalds here as well. Of course you can also get Canarian food which usually consists of fish as the main ingredient plus the ever popular mojo sauce and potatoes included in some of the dishes.
You can then complete your night with a visit to one of the pubs and clubs that are always packed with a energetic crowd. It is clubs like these that you get to see how just how well Puerto Rico can party.