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Puerto Rico: Trip tips

 El Yunque National Forest is open daily. 787-888-1880; The wettest month is May.

 ''Bio Bay'' kayak tours ($30 per person) are offered nightly by Blue Caribe Kayaks (787-741- 2522; in Vieques, an hour-plus ferry ride from Fajardo.

 Rio Camuy caving trips are offered by Aventura Tierra Adentro, 787-766-0470; Minimum age is 15; participants under 21 must be accompanied by an adult. M $170 plus tax, per person.

 We stayed at the recently refurbished El San Juan Hotel on the beach in the Isla Verde district of San Juan, with a wonderful, Las Vegas-like pool area. 866-317-8935; Rooms from $155.

 Information: 800-866-7827 or

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