5. Guaynabo – stretching along the outskirts of San Juan is Guaynabo with some of the best shopping and dining on the island. This is suburban sprawl at its best, with luxury gated communities, excellent medical facilities, schools and more shopping malls than anywhere else on the island. More affordable and better for families than the metro area though there are some sketchy areas.
6. Luquillo — Check out the city of Luquillo East of Fajardo for a beautiful city nestled between the Atlantic coastline and El Yunque National Rainforest. Called “the Riviera of Puerto Rico, ” Luquillo boasts beautiful beaches with unique species of wildlife, and some of the best surfing spots on the island.