|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$300.00|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre||$725.00|
|Gasoline (1 liter)||$0.95|
One of the best cities to explore in Puerto Rico is the city of Barceloneta. What makes the town famous is its large pineapple plantation that surrounds most parts of the city’s land area. Another attraction to this lovely city is its rich and pure water resource which contributes a great advantage to its pharmaceutical industry.
It takes an hour drive via private vehicle to reach Barceloneta if you are coming from the capital city, San Juan. Once you have reached this place, you can explore a wide array of scenic spots starting from their magnificent beaches in Palmas Altas and Las Criollas down to their enormous superb campsites in Camabalache Forest Reserve. These spectacular natural wonders are what make Barceloneta a must-see tourist destination.
Barceloneta also shares a rich colorful history and if you want to get acquainted with the city’s customs and traditions, you should pay a visit to the Centro Cultural de Barceloneta. The museum can be easily found at the heart of the city and is open to the public during weekdays.
While most cities in the world require a lot of spending on transportation, it would delight you to know that Barceloneta’s town proper offers trolley cars for free. Therefore, you can roam around the place without spending a dollar.
Cheap flights to Barceloneta are available all-year round. During the months of June, July and October, Barceloneta is at its busiest as there are fabulous festivals that will surely give entertainment to its locals and visitors. In June, you can witness the famous Festival de Musica Típica and Festival de Verano while July culminates the Fiestas Patronales de la Virgen del Carmen. If you are bound to this city in the month of October, you can take part in the Festival de Bomba y Plena. All these festive activities are a celebration of dances, parades, religious processions and authentic Puerto Rican cuisine.
If you want to witness all these wonderful events, book for cheap flights to Barceloneta before the months of June or October. Accommodation is not a problem in Barceloneta because there are plentiful of them. There are low-priced hotels for the budget traveler while there are also stunning five-star hotels for those who opt for first-class lodging. Whether you choose to spend your vacation along the coastline or stay close to the city center, there will always be decent hotels in Barceloneta to choose from.