Dressing up is fun, and it can be one of the favorite parts of the day. It gives us the energy to express how and what we feel. Dressing up upholds a lot of enthusiasm especially when we plan to travel to other places or countries with different cultures than ours. In this blog, we are delighted to share all about “What You Should Wear or How Should you dress up in Puerto Rico”, while introducing you to some fabulous Puerto Rican bloggers that will give you great ideas about the dress code.

Puerto Rico although being a US territory, has it’s own rich culture and heritage reflects the traditions and lifestyle. A trip to Puerto Rico stirs up the anticipation of enjoying a getaway to an exotic island destination without having to hassle with a passport. Yes, You read it right! If you are an American citizen traveling to Puerto Rico requires you NO visa.

It is essential to know about the dress code especially when you travel here. But why? Only because you surely want to enjoy your island getaway. Puerto Ricans are somewhat familiar with the dress code, especially for different events like night-outs, beach hopping and going to high-end restaurants that you might want to know before traveling to the island.

Depending on the activities you have lined up for your trip, deciding what to wear our best advice is to keep it simple. Avoid bringing heavy items or bulky clothes, too many pairs of shoes and tons of dresses. Make sure to have something to wear for beach hopping, dress for the weather, dress for nightlife out in Puerto Rico, Dress for adventure and dress for an experience.

How should I dress for the weather?
In Puerto Rico the weather is hot and very humid all year round with an average of 85°F to 95°F, so bring with you some comfortable, light shirts dress as light as possible. Also, it is likely you will want to wear shorts during the day. You may want to pack one pair of long pants/jeans for any casual occasion.

Casual glam by Frances from The Pecker Order blog visiting Old San Juan:


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Dress code: ?? “Caribbean chic dinner” ? @hotelelconvento #InFocus787 ? ? @v.estradadiaz

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Casual look by Kritzia from “Kokoloom” blog:


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De aquí como el coquí????

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How should I dress for night-out?
To experience a fantastic nightlife in Puerto Rico, we recommend you wear your favorite dress. If you have plans for dinner, you may not want to wear flip-flops, or shorts. You will see by our favorite bloggers that people on the island are fond of dressing up at night!

Fun Party look by Deborah from “Crea Tu Outfit” blog:

Melissa “Miss Lluvia con Sol” blog in beautiful tropical elegant outfit:

How should I dress for the beach hoping?
Puerto Rico has over 1000 beautiful beaches that can surely satisfy you. You can wear your best swimsuit, sunglasses, turban, and flip-flops. Puerto Rico beaches are stunning with crystal clear water and soft sand in Vieques, Culebra, Rincon just to name a few. There’s no wrong dress code for beach hoping for as long as you are comfortable wearing your swimsuit and comfortable to walk around the island and enjoy the beautiful views that will take your breath away.

Kritzia from “Kokoloom” blog pretty at the beach:


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No visitaba la playa hace un año, soy felíz.??⛱

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Frances from “The Pecking Order” blog being fabulous at the pool:


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Pool party! ?@laconcharesort #InFocus787 ⭐️ Wearing @tavikswimwear ☀️ @mimasworkshop ? @eg_atelier #earrings ??‍♀️ @hotelelconvento

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Dress for an adventure
Puerto Rico has so many things to offer; They have beautiful Caribbean beaches, old towns in San Juan, ziplining, rappelling, paddle boarding and exploring the El Yunque National Forest. Puerto Rico is fantastic, all of these are just some example of the things you can do, and while doing these activities, you have to make sure that wearing comfortable shirts/tees and comfortable shorts is your best option. You can also wear sunglasses, caps, and other things to protect yourself from sun exposure.

On Vacation On Our Island blog, we have the best adventure shirts & stuff like tote bags, swag caps for purchase and many more that you can wear while on the adventure.

Jeans cute look by Deborah from “Crea tu Outfit” blog:

Guayaberas are the original traditional garment in Puerto Rico. It’s a tailored loose-fitting shirt for men generally suitable for most occasions, even formal ones. The classic version of Guayaberas is made of fibers from the pineapple plant, cotton, and linen. It has patch pockets on the front and usually worn over an undershirt. The fit is tailored but loose, worn over trousers. Often, has short slits on the side and is dressed with a few buttons open, the undershirt shows underneath when worn. Guayaberas is also known as “Mexican wedding shirt.”

Our friend and TV Host Carlos Adyan wears a colorful Guayabera to one of his red carpet events:

We hope you get some cool ideas about what to wear during your vacation in Puerto Rico. So what are you waiting for?! Book with us your particular getaway on the island and prepare your best dress! Explore and enjoy your vacation on our island. See you soon in paradise!