Top 10 Family-Friendly Adventures in Puerto Rico

Whisking the family off on a fantastical Puerto Rican vacation? Forget to draft a family-fun itinerary? Don't worry — entrants of our Puerto Rico Family Adventure Sweepstakes have enough suggestions to pack your to-do list with kid-kosher activities (and soirees for grown-ups too).

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Family Picnics

We'll pounce on any opportunity to escape into Puerto Rico's tropical environs or savor the tasty cuisine -- luckily, the country's rich culinary tradition and clement weather offer a perfect venue for enjoying both at once. Greet a balmy, breezy afternoon with a blanket and a smorgesbord of tostones, breadfruit and pollo al jerez at Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa. __Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa
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Pools with Waterslides

Nothing says family vacation quite like the adventure pool with waterslide and kids wadding area at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa. This oceanfront play ground is sure to enhance any Puerto Rico getaway.Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa
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Surfing

Frothy, rollicking tides; sunkissed beaches and bronzed beach bodies – need we say more? It would be a travesty to leave Puerto Rico's churning topography of ocean waves unsurfed. Take your pick of destinations like Isabella, Aquadilla, Rincon, and take heart: in a surfer's haven like Puetro Rico, there are no wrong choices.
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Enjoy Coqui Water Park

There's a different sort of tropical canopy at Coqui Water Park at El Conquistador Resort. Yeah, it's got the fanning palm fronds and adventurous aerieal rope bridge, but also a thatchwork of slides and inner tubes swerving throughout a water wonderland. Whether you're riding the _El Gigante Dormido _or bobbing lazily in the Infinity Edge Pool, this island getaway brings whatever thrills and chills you're looking for.El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
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Rent a Hobie Cat

Sure, you could meander in kayaks and canoes down Puerto Rico's shoreline – a fun, leisurely pursuit, to be sure – but a Hobie Cat catamaran sail at El Conquistador Resort might just put a little more zest in your island roundabout.El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
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Secluded Beaches

You want to soak in the seemingly infinite horizon from your beach towel to dally among Puerto Rico's famous powdered shorelines, while the kids play in the sand nearby? Luckily, there's a beach or two for that at Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa.Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa
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Canyon Jumping

It's a wilder (and wetter) world outside Ponce's city limits. Puerto Rico's second largest urban center boasts world-class museums, restaurants and parks aplenty, which we recommend for any Ponce visit. But, we'd suggest you take a short jaunt up the Rio Canas, too, and into the highlands for a thrilling canyon dive into the pellucid river waters below.
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Kayaking

Why peer at the ccean blue from afar when you can paddle across it? Saltwater kayaking by Puerto Rico coastline puts you directly in the picturesque scene.
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Tasting the Local Flavors

Want your stomach filled with fried goodness galore this vacation? Puerto Rico's indiginous cuisine begs you to indulge. Comprised of fried doughs stuffed with chicken, beef and fish, as well as dishes built on rice and kidney beans, the island diet will leave you feeling like a kid in a candy store.
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Boat Ride Around the Island

Launch your family vacation or wrap up your tropical stay with a canoe tour around the island. Enjoy the picture-perfect view against the blue canvas sky and take in all the oohing and ahhing from the little ones onboard.