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  • Courses

    Trump International Golf Club

    Located in Rio Grande, the Trump International Golf Club Puerto Rico reflects a level of quality and attention to detail that its founder, Donald Trump, expects from all of his projects. As a keen golfer himself, Trump has set out to create a series of golf courses designed to deliver a sense of luxury and exceptional services. Add to this, the exquisite scenery incorporated into and ...

  • Travel

    Rental Car

    The island of Puerto Rico is filled with splendid destinations and endless opportunities for fun and entertainment. From the historical features of San Juan and Ponce, to the sparkling Rincon Bay beach, Puerto Rico is ideal for vacationers. One way to explore the wonders of Puerto Rico is by renting a car.

  • Regions

    La Montaňa (Central)

    Stretching from the west to the east of the island, Puerto Rico’s Cordillera Central Mountains are a spectacular backdrop for many of the country’s delightful cities and towns. Cerro de Punta, located in the range, is the highest point in Puerto Rico and very popular with hikers. The climate is somewhat cooler here and provides reprieve from the heat of the coast.

  • Reference

    History

    The island of Puerto Rico was first discovered by the famed Christopher Columbus. He found it quite by accident while looking for land to rest on and get new supplies of fruit and water. The crew walked onto the island on 19 November 1493. Christopher Columbus named the island San Juan Bautista. No-one came back to island for many years, but fifteen years later Juan Ponce de Leon would bring ...

  • Culture

    Geography

    The island of Puerto Rico has surprising geographical diversity with some 60% of the island's terrain being very hilly. There are also caves, deserts, oceans, rivers and stunning beaches. The three distinct physiographic regions are divided into the karst areas, the coastal lowlands and the mountainous region.

  • Attractions

    Aguadilla Punta Borinquen Golf Course is situated in the former Ramey Air Force Base. This world-class golf course is one of the best maintained and breeziest on the island. The course fees are relatively inexpensive, which makes playing the Punta Borinquen Golf Course very accessible. There are two 18-hole courses to choose from - The Ocean Course, which was designed by George & Tom ...

  • Business

    Manufacturing of various goods wherein raw materials are used to produce finished products is one of Puerto Rico's major industries and accounts for approximately 40% of its GDP. Being part of the United States and one of the Caribbean Islands, Puerto Rico's biggest industry is still tourism and services related thereto. Agriculture also plays a small role in the country’s overall annual ...

  • Culture

    Flag

    Puerto Rico's national flag was designed in 1894 by Francisco Gonzalo Marin. Marin used the flag of Cuba as a model, simply inverting Cuban flag's colors to give it a unique identity. It didn't take long for the flag to grow in popularity and it soon became accepted as the country's national flag. The flag is made up of five equal horizontal bands. The top, middle and bottom bands are ...

  • Travel

    Puerto Rico (or "Rich Port" as it is known in Spanish) is a self governing territory or Commonwealth of the Unites States. Commonly referred to as "The Island of Enchantment" or as "Borinquen" by locals, Puerto Rico is located in the Caribbean Ocean and is comprised of a number of islands that form an archipelago, including two of its most famous islands - Culebra and Vieques. The ...

  • Travel Information

    Visas

    Not eligible for USA visa: Anyone with a disease that could prove detrimental to others (communicable) Anyone with a criminal record or people who have been arrested in the past Drug users or traffickers Anyone who has, in the past, been denied entry or been banned from entering the USA Visa Waivers apply to citizens of the following ...