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Palomino Island

1000 El Conquistador Ave, San Juan, Puerto Rico
787 863 1000
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Ranked #9 of 104 Attractions in San Juan
Type: Islands
Activities: Scuba diving
Description: A private island where Wyndham El Conquistador guests are often ferried for more water activities.
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

The island is relaxing, fun and everything you need is there. Water is gorgeous! Food is great and the bartenders make yummy drinks. Fantastic morning riding horses. Wonderful rescue program!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

Great Island to spent the whole day, have a horse ride, restaurant, shops, rentals great views Bello!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We absolutely loved the beach & water. There were iguanas to see roaming around and horse back riding available as well. But...there was a really cute bar shack on the beach close to the waterside and it didn't open for business u till almost 12:30 . We were on vacation & looking forward to sipping cocktails on the beach when... More

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Elgin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Gorgeous day at the beach. The views were amazing. Can't wait to go back. They had servers to bring us drinks at our beach chairs. Always a great touch! The ferry to and from was on time!

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is one of the great perks of staying at the Conquistador hotel. The island has enough to keep anyone busy for hours including horse riding, jet skiing, snorkeling, beach volleyball, soccer, and more. The island has a restaurant and bathroom facilities.

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Columbia, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We spent a few hours on the island while staying at El Conquistador. It was cool that the hotel has their own private island. The ferry ride to the island was beautiful. Tons of chairs on the beach when you get there. You can rent jet skis, snorkels, etc. The beach was really nice but there were tons of rocks... More

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Mayaguez, null, Puerto Rico
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The Palomino Island is located in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. The only way to enter the island is by staying in the Conquistador Hotel also in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. To get to the island you have to take boat, which takes off every half hour. The boat has two floors, on the way to the island you can appreciate how clear... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Was a family vacation and it was perfect. The water, the service, the activities. It was wonderfull.

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Seattle, Washington
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30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stayed at the Las Casitas, which is part of the El Conquistador Hotel (Waldorf Astoria resorts). There's a ferry that shuttles to the island every 30 minutes, making it quite convenient and fast for hotel guests to access the blue waters and white sandy beaches that the Caribbean is famous for. Like many previous posts mention, the island does... More

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Lots to do. Water activities, horseback riding, etc. If you like to hike, bring athletic shoes and then cool off on one of the many beaches on the island. Gift shops and restaurants are on site. Pretty beach with calm waters. FYI: Lots of locals anchor their boats around the island (and play loud music). We went as a couple,... More

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