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Your Tropical Vacation Music Playlist

Your flight is booked and your suite at a luxury Puerto Rico resort awaits your arrival. Your bags are packed and you think you have everything ready for your tropical vacation until you notice your music selection on your iPhone has been looking a little dated. The horror!


Don’t worry, we’ve collected 10 songs that are sure to keep you in that tropical state of mind throughout the duration of your trip. Whether it’s laying on a beach, getting ready for the thriving nightlife, or exploring the old town of San Juan, these tracks will get you pumped for your vacation under the Caribbean sun.

Fast Car – Radio Edit – Jonas Blue, Dakota

An ode to the wonderful runaway anthem sung by Tracy Chapman. This cover has all the tropical beats you need to get hyped for your vacation even before you even board your plane.


The Mack – Nevada, Mark Morrison, Fetty Wap

Another modernized version of a popular throwback, Return of the Mack. So, if you broke up with that boyfriend and are escaping to Puerto Rico for a vacation with the ladies then this can be your anthem. You don’t need him, you got this girl.


Steal My Sunshine – Len

This song peaked to #3 back in 1999 on the US Billboard Top 40. Steal My Sunshine is the perfect song for when you hop in your taxi to your Puerto Rico resort and get a glimpse of gorgeous scenery in Puerto Rico. No one will be stealing your sunshine on this trip.  

Show Me Love – Sam Feldt, Kimberly Anne

Slow down the tempo and show some love for this uplifting and relaxing track. This song is perfect for sitting by your Puerto Rico resort’s pool and sipping on a margarita and catching some sun.

Jubel – Original Mix – Klingande

This track reached #1 in Austria in 2013. The jazzy saxophone solo mixed with tropical beats will make it number-one in your heart.

Vacation – The Go-Go’s

The Go-Go’s have to be your go-to for any vacation playlist and no playlist would be complete without this classic.

Summer Sunshine – The Corrs

The 2004 pop song will have you reminiscing about your vacation once you return home for months to come! This track is the perfect boost of energy to make you book your next flight back to beautiful Puerto Rico.

Escape (The Pina Colada Song) – Rupert Holmes

One of the most iconic vacation songs of all time. Perfect for every aspect of your Puerto Rico vacation. Kick your feet up in the beautiful Puerto Rican sunshine, and enjoy a Pina Colada while listening to this jam, without the worry of ‘getting caught in the rain.’

Nicki Minaj – Starships

Let’s go to the beach, let’s go get a wave. The perfect song to get ready to or go out and have some fun with the girls. Request it when you’re out dancing. You already know that this song will bring the party.

Stay – Kygo, Maty Noyes

To finish off your topical music playlist this song a fabulous mix of tropical beats that sound like water crashing on to the shore. So, kick back, relax, and enjoy the most tropical vacation of your life. This song will make you want to stay here forever.