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    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.

    El Morro Fortress

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

    Raices Fountain at La Princesa, Old San Juan

    3. When it’s obviously not.

    Shannon / Via Flickr: shan213

    Luquillo Beach, Luquillo

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

    Matt Shiffler / Via Flickr: mshiffphotography

    El Yunque Rain Forest

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

    Roger / Via Flickr: 24736216@N07

    Old San Juan from air

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

    Luis Muñoz / Via Flickr: luismunoz

    Military reenactors at El Morro Fortress

    7. ...Or architecture enthusiasts.

    Via Flickr: bz3rk

    Fortaleza Street, Old San Juan

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

    Flamenco Beach, Culebra

    9. I mean, look at these beaches!

    Via Flickr: mmoorr

    La Playuela, Cabo Rojo


    Isla Verde Beach, Carolina

    11. A WASTE OF SAND!!!!

    Via Flickr: viciousbits

    Red Beach, Fajardo

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

    Via Flickr: riekhavoc

    Rocaliza, Caguas

    13. You’ll die of boredom.

    Via Flickr: picturecorrect

    Wingsuit over Puerto Rico.

    14. 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.

    Via Flickr: jobar

    La Mina Falls

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

    Via Flickr: allison_dc

    Guánica Dry Forest

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

    Blue Horizon Boutique Resort, Vieques

    18. 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!

    Via Flickr: 31969636@N05

    Flamenco Beach

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

    Cueva Ventana, Arecibo

    21. Nope.

    Via Flickr: louis_o

    Parque de las Cavernas del Río Camuy

    22. Not. A. Single. One.

    Caonillas River, Utuado

    23. And by the way, the food SUCKS!


    24. 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.

    Royal Isabela golf course

    26. 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?!?

    Via Flickr: xavierito

    Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián

    28. 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?

    Saúl Padua Photography / Via!/HOME

    Wedding at Flamenco Beach by Weddings in Vieques.

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


    Mosquito Bay, Vieques

    31. 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.

    Condado, San Juan

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

    Via Flickr: 55091235@N00

    Surfing in Isabela.

    34. Or this.

    El Yunque rain forest

    35. Especially this.

    Via Flickr: scubavagabond

    Reef at Mona Island

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

    Via Flickr: fortherock

    Los Morrillos Lighthouse, Cabo Rojo

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

    Old San Juan

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