In September 2017, Hurricane Irma caused extensive damage across the island. Many places closed for rebuilding. Frommer's recommends that vacationers check in advance with all businesses before traveling.

Your go to place for authentic Puerto Rican souvenirs, whether it’s dark rum, indigenous petroglyphs, or a soundtrack to El Yunque rainforest you’re looking for. The fine art, music and book collection cuts beneath the surface of the skin of island culture, and the friendly, youthful staff is helpful and proud of their heritage, which is great to see.