San Juan Travel Guide

  • Puerto Rico’s historic capital city

    Find your paradise where the sun and sand connect. San Juan, Puerto Rico’s historic capital city has everything you’re looking for in an island vacation destination. Founded by Spanish colonists in 1521, Puerto Rico’s largest city is as fascinating and charming today as it was five hundred years ago. With an abundance of happening shops, interesting cafes, and unforgettable attractions, the excitement of San Juan will lure you in!

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  • Beaches

    Puerto Rico’s premiere coastal city is the beach destination of your dreams. The famous golden sands of Condado Beach will draw the tension right out from under your feet, relaxing and enticing even the weariest of travellers. A prime destination for snorkelers, swimmers and scuba divers, the gentle sound of the waves has something for everyone.

  • Outdoor Attractions

    San Juan has plenty to offer from a historic, artistic and architectural perspective, but much of its beauty is also found in its natural wonders and geographic landmarks. Short trips to La Coca Waterfall or Pinones State Forest will leave you breathless and invigorated, while the Toro Verde Nature Adventure Park has something to offer both the relaxed hiker and extreme outdoor enthusiast alike.

  • Arts and Culture

    Perhaps a reflection of its historic origins, or just simply a reflection of modern day locals, but art, culture and music are a major part of the Puerto Rican way of life. Important destinations like the San Juan National Historic Site, the Cathedral of San Juan Bautista and the Castillo San Cristobal offer a vision of historic majesty, while institutions like the Museum of Art of Puerto Rico and the Luis A Ferre Performing Arts Center blend the perfect mix of historical influence and modern day artistry.

  • Cruises

    There’s a number of reasons that most Caribbean cruises begin and/or end in San Juan, so it’s hard to choose just one. It might be the location in the heart of the region, the perfect climate, the untouched beaches, or the ideal mix of gentle nature and modern big-city convenience. But whatever it is you’re looking for, make sure your Caribbean cruise has a stop in San Juan. The region can be accessed via San Juan cheap flights, and San Juan’s many exciting shops and attractions may just be the highlight of your luxurious cruise!

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