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13 May

37 Reasons You Should Never Visit Puerto Rico by Buzzfeed

37 Reasons You Should Never Visit Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has nothing to offer. It only has spectacular beaches, amazing sights, adrenaline-pumping adventure, mouthwatering gastronomy, beautiful forests, and nothing — nothing — else. You should never visit the Island of Enchantment. Nope.

1. For unknown reasons, Puerto Rico is one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean.

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El Morro Fortress

2. Apparently, some people think the so-called Enchanted Island is beautiful.

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Raices Fountain at La Princesa, Old San Juan

3. When it’s obviously not.

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Shannon / Via Flickr: shan213

Luquillo Beach, Luquillo

4. Gorgeous, luscious rain forests are nonexistent in Puerto Rico.

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Matt Shiffler / Via Flickr: mshiffphotography

El Yunque Rain Forest

5. Some people say Old San Juan is a treasure, when it’s obviously not.

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Old San Juan from air

6. There is absolutely nothing in Old San Juan that will interest history buffs…

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Luis Muñoz / Via Flickr: luismunoz

Military reenactors at El Morro Fortress

7. …Or architecture enthusiasts.

...Or architecture enthusiasts.

Fortaleza Street, Old San Juan

8. The whole coastline of Puerto Rico is full of plain-looking beaches.

The whole coastline of Puerto Rico is full of plain-looking beaches.

Flamenco Beach, Culebra

9. I mean, look at these beaches!

I mean, look at these beaches!

La Playuela, Cabo Rojo

10. NO ONE WOULD LIKE THEM!!!

NO ONE WOULD LIKE THEM!!!

Isla Verde Beach, Carolina

11. A WASTE OF SAND!!!!

A WASTE OF SAND!!!!

Red Beach, Fajardo

12. If you crave adrenaline, there’s nothing to do…

If you crave adrenaline, there’s nothing to do...

Rocaliza, Caguas

13. You’ll die of boredom.

You’ll die of boredom.

Wingsuit over Puerto Rico.

14. They only have one of the world’s longest single-run zip lines. Big whoop.

They only have one of the world’s longest single-run zip lines. Big whoop.

Toroverde Adventure Park

La Bestia zip line, Toro Verde Adventure Park

15. There are zero places to explore.

There are zero places to explore.

La Mina Falls

16. It’s all the same boring ecosystem everywhere.

It’s all the same boring ecosystem everywhere.

Guánica Dry Forest

17. Puerto Rico’s climate is warm, tropical, and inviting ALL YEAR LONG!

Puerto Rico’s climate is warm, tropical, and inviting ALL YEAR LONG!

Blue Horizon Boutique Resort, Vieques

18. Who wants that?!?

Who wants that?!?

Palomino Island

19. Customs won’t stamp your passport because there’s no need for a passport for U.S. citizens…UGH!

Customs won’t stamp your passport because there’s no need for a passport for U.S. citizens...UGH!

Flamenco Beach

20. There is not a single breathtaking place in the whole island.

There is not a single breathtaking place in the whole island.

Cueva Ventana, Arecibo

21. Nope.

Nope.

Parque de las Cavernas del Río Camuy

22. Not. A. Single. One.

Not. A. Single. One.

Caonillas River, Utuado

23. And by the way, the food SUCKS!

And by the way, the food SUCKS!

premshree

24. Foodies starve to death in Puerto Rico. STARVE!

Foodies starve to death in Puerto Rico. STARVE!

Pasteles & arroz con gandules

25. Puerto Rico’s 20-plus golf courses are universally hated for their lack of aesthetics.

Puerto Rico’s 20-plus golf courses are universally hated for their lack of aesthetics.

Royal Isabela golf course

26. There are festivals and parties full of colors and traditions all around the island almost every weekend.

There are festivals and parties full of colors and traditions all around the island almost every weekend.

27. Who in their right minds would like all that partying?!?

Who in their right minds would like all that partying?!?

Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián

28. Only crazy people choose to have their weddings here.

Only crazy people choose to have their weddings here.

Wedding at the Antiguo Casino de Puerto Rico

29. After all, who wants to get married in a tropical paradise?

After all, who wants to get married in a tropical paradise?

Saúl Padua Photography / Via saulpadua.com

Wedding at Flamenco Beach by Weddings in Vieques.

30. Puerto Rico ONLY has three of the six bioluminescent bays in the world.

Puerto Rico ONLY has three of the six bioluminescent bays in the world.

Mosquito Bay, Vieques

31. And they are nothing special or magical.

And they are nothing special or magical.

Mosquito Bay, Vieques

32. With an area of 100 by 35 miles, Puerto Rico has nothing to offer tourists.

With an area of 100 by 35 miles, Puerto Rico has nothing to offer tourists.

Condado, San Juan

33. Admit it, you’d rather stay home than experience this.

Admit it, you’d rather stay home than experience this.

Surfing in Isabela.

34. Or this.

Or this.

El Yunque rain forest

35. Especially this.

Especially this.

Reef at Mona Island

36. With so little to offer, nobody knows why they call Puerto Rico the #AllStarIsland.

With so little to offer, nobody knows why they call Puerto Rico the #AllStarIsland.

Los Morrillos Lighthouse, Cabo Rojo

37. Why would anybody want to vacation in Puerto Rico? It’s a complete mystery.

Why would anybody want to vacation in Puerto Rico? It’s a complete mystery.

Old San Juan