Culebra Puerto Rico on a budget

Ah, Puerto Rico. Right now in North Carolina, we have a big snow system coming in. They are calling for maybe 9+ inches of snow or some craziness like that. I sure would love to get away to Puerto Rico right now. Maybe you can’t leave for Puerto Rico right now, either, but a couple of bloggers are letting us live vicariously through their Culebra Puerto Rico and San Juan Puerto Rican adventures!

Culebra Puerto Rico – On A Budget

Laurel from Capturing La Vita recently visited Culebra Puerto Rico…

Culebra is a grand 11 square miles! It is inhabited by a small Spanish and English speaking community, it serves as a haven for American expats, and is outlined by some of the most natural, pristine beaches and crystal clear water you will ever see.

Laurel shares some great tips on how you can enjoy Culebra Puerto Rico on a budget. I especially enjoyed her tips on how to find cheap transportation including riding the ferry. She also has a great list of things to do and the best beaches to visit while on the island. She also has another post about Culebra that features some very stunning photography that will make you long for sunshine and sandy beaches.

Be sure to check out the rest of Laurel’s Culebra Island, Puerto Rico review.

Steal Away To Sunny San Juan

Zipporah at Champagne Living recently visited San Juan…

There’s so much to do on this little island – sun, sand, glorious hotels, and amazing food…Take a slow stroll, pop in to the little restaurants, shop a bit, soak in the European flavor and enjoy.

Zipporah shares great tips about what to see and do in San Juan, Puerto Rico besides the traditional beach roaming. She shares about great places to stay that take that have the feel of the Rat Pack era {totally somewhere I would like to visit}. She also shared where the best nightlife is and all about the local cuisine. Anyone up for a culinary tour? Yum.

Be sure to check out the rest of Zipporah’s San Juan review.

Have You Been To Puerto Rico? If So, What Did You Enjoy Most?

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43 Comments

 

  1. February 12, 2014  8:01 am by Robin (Masshole Mommy) Reply

    My husband and I almost booked a trip to Puerto Rico last year, but ended up staying local. I definitely want to get there someday!

  2. February 12, 2014  8:49 am by Rachael Reply

    I've never been to Puerto Rico. I'd love to go this year. I'm an empty-nester and would love to start traveling soon. Puerto Rico is on my bucket list.

  3. February 12, 2014  8:56 am by Susanna Barbee (Zealous Mom) Reply

    Beautiful pictures!! With a giant snowstorm on its way her in the Southeast, I can live vicariously through your pics.

  4. February 12, 2014  9:53 am by Jaime Reply

    I've never been to Puerto Rico, but my mom lived there as a child. (My grandfather was in the Navy, and he was stationed there.) I think we must not live too far from each other as we're also estimated to get that kind of snow in Asheville. I'm not excited about it.

    • February 13, 2014  9:56 pm by Dawn McAlexander Reply

      How much snow did you end up getting? I am in Mount Airy - maybe 3 hours away, perhaps? We ended up getting a foot of snow!

  5. February 12, 2014  10:04 am by Paige Reply

    Oh god, those pictures are gorgeous. I can't wait for warm weather.

  6. February 12, 2014  10:21 am by Melanie Reply

    Oh, I'd love to go to Puerto Rico!
    My parents went there a few years ago and went to a monkey sanctuary, they got amazing pictures of the monkeys sitting and playing with them.

    • February 13, 2014  9:55 pm by Dawn McAlexander Reply

      Oh wow! That would be amazing! I love monkeys. :)

  7. February 12, 2014  10:30 am by Katy Rawson Reply

    That looks heaven sent right now. I'm so over the snow! I've never been to Puerto Rico, but I would love to visit some day. Maybe I'll get lucky enough to go without the kids! LOL

  8. February 12, 2014  10:53 am by Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell Reply

    I haven't been yet, but it sure sounds like it's a place worth visiting, maybe even more than once! So much to do!

  9. February 12, 2014  11:30 am by Crystal Reply

    Puerto Rico is definitely on my bucket list someday! I really want to visit their bioluminscent bays!

  10. February 12, 2014  2:14 pm by Sarah Reply

    I would love a sunny trip to Puerto Rico!!! We haven't gone on our honeymoon yet but I think we're ruling out somewhere that requires an airplane.

    • February 13, 2014  9:53 pm by Dawn McAlexander Reply

      How long have you been married. My husband and I just went on our first alone trip a few months ago - after 6 1/2 years of marriage, lol.

  11. February 12, 2014  2:30 pm by Candy @ Candypolooza Reply

    We've never been to PR. It's def a destination we are hoping for one day!! Beautiful pic! I miss the ocean!

  12. February 12, 2014  3:51 pm by robyn Reply

    Oh Puerto Rico is so lovely! We cruised out of it for our honeymoon. I would love to return someday.

  13. February 12, 2014  4:11 pm by Isabella Grey Reply

    I would freaking LOVE a trip to anywhere right now. I am so tired of the foot of perpetual snow.

    • February 13, 2014  9:51 pm by Dawn McAlexander Reply

      We have a foot of snow on the ground right now and are snowed in. I know how you feel. :)

  14. February 12, 2014  4:11 pm by Bekki Reply

    I have never been to Puerto Rico....or anywhere for that matter. LOL Well, I did go to Las Vagas one and found it boring but that is because my husband would not leave the casinos. After 5 days of ding ding ding.... Yup I was over it. Puerto Rico looks beautiful!

  15. February 12, 2014  4:23 pm by Melanie S. Reply

    I've done a lot of traveling, but Puerto Rico is one place I haven't hit yet. It sure does sound nice while I'm sitting here shivering in NJ!

  16. February 12, 2014  5:41 pm by Sue Reply

    I have not been to Puerto Rico, but I want to go. And going on a budget will help get me there faster!

  17. February 12, 2014  5:42 pm by Lindsey @ Redhead Baby Mama Reply

    I've been to San Juan twice, and it's one of my favorite places. So close to home, yet still exotic to me. Beautiful!

  18. February 12, 2014  7:00 pm by Jennifer @TheRebelChick Reply

    I have only been to PR once, but I loved it! I want to go back for an entire weekend ASAP!

  19. February 12, 2014  8:51 pm by Shop with Me Mama Reply

    I have always wanted to visit this place. So beautiful and peaceful looking! Maybe next year?

  20. February 12, 2014  9:04 pm by krystal Reply

    Would love to go to PR! Even better.. you don't need a passport!

    • February 13, 2014  9:48 pm by Dawn McAlexander Reply

      That is definitely an awesome point to make. :)

  21. February 12, 2014  9:06 pm by Shell Reply

    I've never been to Puerto Rico. I'd love to go someday.

  22. February 12, 2014  10:32 pm by brett Reply

    oh, i'd love to go to Puerto rico. today even. looks amazing

  23. February 13, 2014  4:00 pm by angela Reply

    PR is on my list of places to visit. It looks wonderful and WARM. I am over winter.

  24. February 13, 2014  4:02 pm by Janel Reply

    I'd love to go to Puerto Rico! My parents went on a trip there and loved it!

  25. February 13, 2014  4:12 pm by katherine Reply

    Wow, San Juan sounds amazing. I need to head over there!

  26. February 13, 2014  4:55 pm by Eliz Frank Reply

    I have never been to Puerto Rico and my friends who have say it's gorgeous. The people are very friendly too. Great spot.

  27. February 13, 2014  5:56 pm by Melissa Reply

    Oh, yes please! I have heard so much good stuff about Puerto Rico. My in-laws go there every year.

    • February 13, 2014  9:46 pm by Dawn McAlexander Reply

      I have to say, I am pretty jealous of your in-laws right now. :)

  28. February 13, 2014  6:18 pm by Ashley M Reply

    Oh man I need a vacation. I am so over this cold winter weather.

  29. February 13, 2014  7:51 pm by Christina Shirley Reply

    This looks so nice! We just got 13" of snow here today...

    • February 13, 2014  9:45 pm by Dawn McAlexander Reply

      We got at least 12" here, lol. :) Sounds like we are in the same boat.

  30. February 14, 2014  1:39 pm by Jamie Reply

    No, I have never been. But I love that you don't need a passport...I would love to go sometime in the future!

  31. March 13, 2015  7:47 pm by Laurel Reply

    Thank you so much for the feature! Culebra is such an undiscovered treasure of the islands! Be sure to read about Culabrita too! Culebra has a little secret of its own ;) http://capturinglavita.com/culebrita/

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