are looking for Puerto Rico vacation rentals, you are probably
interested in learning more about this wonderful Caribbean
Puerto Rico is an island located in the Caribbean, approximately
1,000 miles south of Miami, Florida. The island of Puerto Rico is 110
miles long and 35 miles wide and is one of the larger islands in the
Puerto Rico was discovered by Christopher Columbus on his
second voyage to the Americas and was claimed by the Spanish crown in the same
year. The island came under United States sovereignty by the Treaty of
Paris in 1898 and in 1950 the US Congress enacted Public Law 600 which provided
that existing laws which defined the political, economic and fiscal relationship
between Puerto Rico and the United States should remain in full force. It
also authorized Puerto Rico to draft and approve its own Constitution, which
took effect on July 25, 1952 giving Puerto Rico's relationship with the US
Over the years Puerto Rico has become a major
Caribbean travel destination offering Puerto Rico vacation rentals in many
San Juan is one of the biggest and best natural harbors in the Caribbean.
Old San Juan, founded in 1521, boasts the largest and best-preserved
complex of Spanish colonial architecture in the Caribbean and is the oldest
capital city under the US flag. Puerto Rico has many tourist destinations
and as a result a popular form of accommodations is
vacation rentals by owner.
Puerto Rico vacation rentals include villas, homes
and condos and many travelers who have chosen this form of
accommodation find it much more affordable and personal than staying in a
Other popular vacation destinations in Puerto Rico include Ponce
city with fine art museums, Mayaguez, Rincon, Vieques Island, El Yunque tropical
forest, Luguillo, Guayama, Condado, to mention a few. From the charm of
Old San Juan with colonial architecture, to the fascinating El Yunque Rain
Forest, to beautiful beaches, natural beauty and wonderful people, a holiday in
Puerto Rico is unsurpassed.
You will want to search for Puerto Rico vacation rentals for an
unforgettable holiday in the Caribbean.