12 Unique Things To Do in Puerto Rico according to Bad Bunny
There is no doubt that one of the biggest phenomena in Puerto Rico in the latest years is Bad Bunny. We know that “Un Verano Sin Ti” has been one of the greatest albums of 2022, and that you want to visit even some places that Ba Bunny talks about in his famous songs. In 2022, Bad Bunny shared his Conde Nast Traveler guide to Puerto Rico. In this post, we will see some of these things and we’ll go around those places in Puerto Rico that Bad Bunny mentions in his songs. We’ll try to focus on “Un Verano Sin Ti” and unique things to do in Puerto Rico according to this album and Bad Bunny’s most popular songs and we’ll go through his favorite places.
If you are looking to what to do in Puerto Rico on your next stay or where to stay in Puerto Rico, these Bad Bunny’s places would guide you on what to visit on the island.
PD: The probability of meeting Bad Bunny in one of these places during these times is really low, but at least you can follow the Conejo Malo advice and pay some tribute to him.
How to move around in Puerto Rico
As we always mention in this blog, moving around Puerto Rico is almost impossible if you don’t rent a car since we don’t have a trustworthy public transport system. If this option does not work for you, our best advice is to start contacting locals who can help you to move around. I am quite sure that if you tell them that you want to visit Bad Bunny’s favorite places, they will help you to move around the island and show you other unique things to do in Puerto Rico.
Things to do in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico: Bad Bunny’s hometown
We have to begin with Bad Bunny’s hometown: Vega Baja, In this town, you will mainly find those places that have motivated his life and most of his work. What are the main things to do in Vega Baja? If we go straight to Vega Baja downtown, we will find la Iglesia del Rosario and Teatro America. Teatro America is focused on showing different plays from comedy to opera. This is a place you need to see if you are going to visit those unique places in Puerto Rico that are some of Bad Bunny’s favorite places. In this town, you can also find that Supermercado Econo where Bad Bunny used to work before becoming famous. Be conscious that this is not a tourist attraction, but it is one of Bad Bunny’s favorite places.
Talking about tourist attractions, the main ones in Vega Baja are Manantial Ojo de Agua, la Laguna Tortuguero, la Playa Cerro Gordo y la Casa Museo Alonso
Salimo’ de Treehouse, no’ fuimo’ pa’ Ocean Park – Party ft. Rauw Alejandro
It’s been a few years since Calle Loiza has become one of the main spots in San Juan. On his Conde Nast guide, Bad Bunny recommended visiting this spot. This spot is also featured in his video with Residente “Bellacoso”.
Some of the places that you can visit in this area that is featured in Bad Bunny’s songs are Treehouse, a place that Bad Bunny mentions in his song; El Barrio, which is one of Bad Bunny’s favorite places and a place for reggaeton fans, and also La Cueva del Mar, a restaurant that Bad Bunny recommends.
What to do in Condado Puerto Rico and Ocean Park
Tú me gusta’ por, tú me gusta’ por
Salimo’ de Treehouse, no’ fuimo’ pa’ Ocean Park
Corriendo Can-Am, bebiendo champán – Party ft. Rauw Alejandro
If you visit or stay in Calle Loiza or even near La Placita, these are the closest beaches. If you are looking for a beach to visit in San Juan, these are your best options.
Ocean Park is mentioned in Bad Bunny’s song “Party” featuring Rauw Alejandro and found in “Un Verano sin ti”
Ayer te vieron dizque en Fifty-Eight con otro tipo – Yo no soy celoso
What we recommend now is not in Ocean Park but in Condado, which is one of Bad Bunny’s favorite places: club Fifty Eight in La Concha Hotel. This Club hosted the after-party of Bad Bunny’s concert in Puerto Rico in July 2022.
La Placita Puerto Rico
Lo que pide es un perreo sucio en La Placita – Te Boté ft. Nio García, Casper, Darell, Nicky Jam y Ozuna
This is one of the most known places in and outside Puerto Rico thanks to a line of “Te Boté”. In La Placita you might dance that perreo sucio, or salsa, drink something, sing karaoke or even eat at some of its restaurants. Some of the clubs and Bad Bunny’s favorite places in La Placita are Club Vibra, De La Vida, Asere, El Techo among others.
La Perla Puerto Rico
Cuatro de la mañana
Saliendo de La Perla
Mucho’ la critican sin conocerla – Andrea
La Perla is another hot spot in San Juan thanks to Despacito. At the beginning of his career, Bad Bunny made some shows in La Perla. In “Un Verano sin Ti”, he mentions La Perla in “Andrea”. Be conscious that La Perla is a residential area, where people live. If you want to visit it, we recommend going with a local and being careful while taking pictures and videos in order to respect neighbors. You will find attractions like The Bowl and the basketball court Carmelo Anthony. The best part of La Perla is its own people.
Boquerón Beach Puerto Rico
El Sol salió a janguear con las nube’
Y me regalaron un día cabrón
Como cuando me quedaba en Boquerón – Me fui de vacaciones
If there is a place where you should sing “me fui de vacaciones”, out loud is Boquerón. This beach in Cabo Rojo is one of Bad Bunny’s favorite places and also a favorite of the locals to relax. It has one of the best beaches on the island and great nightlife.
Esta playa del pueblo de Cabo Rojo, es uno de los puntos favoritos de los locales para vacacionar y relajarse en los dias festivos. Esta es una de las playas mas lindas del suroeste de la isla y también cuenta con un gran ambiente nocturno.
Un mangó de Mayagüe’, despué’ pa’ La Palguera – Me fui de vacaciones
La Parguera is an area in Southwest Puerto Rico that, beyond its restaurants and nightlife, is also known for having one of the three bioluminescent bays on the island. Is one of Bad Bunny’s favorite places on the island and also a local’s favorite that is not so well explored by visitors.
Palomino Island Puerto Rico
Pichea Maldiva’, yo me quedo en Palomino, ey – El Apagón
Palomino is an island on East Puerto Rico. It is possible to get there using two ways: Conquistador Hotel’s ferry or any other private ferry that goes there. I have never been to Palomino but this is Bad Bunny’s favorite place and he prefers it even more than the Maldives. This is one of the most unique things to do in Puerto Rico.
Carolina Puerto Rico
De Carolina, salió el reggaeton – El Apagón
Carolina is the hometown of many of the most famous reggaetoneros in Puerto Rico. Hector el Father, Tito el Bambino, Zion y Lennox, Nio Garcia, and also Anuel AA are from Carolina. This town has beautiful beaches and also relaxing mountains combined in an urban space.
If you are looking for things to do in Puerto Rico with kids, this town has the best Museo del Niño on the island and it is also a great place for them. If you are looking for adventure Hacienda Campo Rico has zip-lining and four tracks. This town also has beaches such as the ones in Isla Verde like Pine Grove y Hobby Beach. We also recommend to visit Vivo Beach Club where you can find Ocean Lab Brewing.
Manati Puerto Rico
O en Manatí – Me fui de Vacaciones
Manatí is a town in the north of the island that also has beautiful beaches. This town is another one of Bad Bunny’s favorite places. You can find here the world-famous beach Mar Chiquita, which is one of the most unique things to do in Puerto Rico. There are other beaches such as Poza de las Mujeres or Balneario los Tubos.
Another tourist attraction in this town is Hacienda Esperanza, that in the 19th century was one of the active sugarcane plantations on the island. There are tours here that combine history and nature.
What to do in Isabela Puerto Rico
Puedo ver el paraíso llegando a Isabela – Me fui de vacaciones
Isabela is one of those towns where there is a lot of surfing activity and gorgeous beaches. For this reason, is one of Bad Bunny’s favorite places. If you are looking for unique things to do in Puerto Rico, Isabela is a great recommendation. Some of its beaches are Jobos and Middles. There are a lot of places to stay in Isabela near the beach that will make you feel you are in paradise.
What to do in Mayaguez
Mañana en Aljibe y me quedo por el Maya, ey
Te voy a dar con euforia, tú ere’ mi Zendaya – Dos Mil 16
If you are looking for unique things to do in Puerto Rico far from San Juan, definitely Mayagüez is an option. On his Conde Nast guide, Bad Bunny mentioned that one of his favorite places in Mayaguez is el Aljibe and it is also mentioned in a song of “Un Verano Sin Ti. Mayaguez is a university town filled with nightlife and we recommend you to follow Bad Bunny’s advice when it comes to parties here. This town has some hotels and is nearby other towns such as Cabo Rojo which are definitely some of Bad Bunny’s favorite places.
Mayagüez is also known for its Brazo Gitano and here you will find the factory Brazo Gitano Franco, which is highly recommended.
Bad Bunny’s Favorite Places – Unique Places in Puerto Rico
We know that with this guide you will be able to visit Bad Bunny’s favorite places and also find unique things to do in Puerto Rico. That is why we included a map to help you plan your visit according to Bad Bunny’s songs.