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Address: 1000 El Conquistador Ave, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 863 1000
Activities: Scuba diving
Description: A private island where Wyndham El Conquistador guests are often ferried...
A private island where Wyndham El Conquistador guests are often ferried for more water activities.
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Great Beach Day!

The beaches of San Juan aren't the most beautiful in the caribbean however, there is Palomino Island the next best thing. Clear blue waters (not the best but considering it's San... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The beaches of San Juan aren't the most beautiful in the caribbean however, there is Palomino Island the next best thing. Clear blue waters (not the best but considering it's San Juan it's good enough) white sand, very clean small island. We took a private boat ride over so we were not allowed on the side with all the chairs,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

If you are at La Conquistadora hotel, do not miss taking the trip over to Palomino. The place seems to swallow people up so you don't feel crowded at all. Huge number of lounge chairs all over the beach, many in shades areas. Food was good, limited selection but tasty. Lots of different activities,

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Philomath, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We spent a week at the El Conquistador resort and visited Palomino Island twice. Very fun beach. Lots of chairs. Warm water. Might want to wear water shoes the bottom was a bit rocky and one of our group cut his foot. Food service was great. Lots of shady spots or direct hot sun. The boat ride over was very... More 

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Chapin, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is an amazing part of the El Conquistador resort. The snorkeling was awesome. Our waiter was Ismael, very friendly and informative. The food and drinks where great. The hike up the trail to the top is worth it. The view is breathtaking. Great time for all ages.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This island is a kind of Waldorf Astoria hotel private beach: you must take ferry from the hotel dock to arrive there. It was pretty nice place, good organized, you can take a bath and sun and horse ride as weel. The local restaurant is average. A lot of iguanas is walking in all freedom all over the place and... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Nice place to stay...people, food and service are very good...the coqui water park is fun...the palomino island was beautifull ..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Everything you could want is here. From the food and souvenir shops to water-sports to horseback riding in the mountains

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I am a Boat owner and if you are at the east you need to go here. Palomino is one of my favorites places, plus there is a restaurant and bar.

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This private island was a most welcome treat. We took the ferry over from El Conquistador - A Waldorf Astoria Resort. Palomino island is far from deserted. There is a little souvenir and surf boutique, Iguana's bar & grill, and the Don Q rum bar, plus a host of other activities to enjoy. We rented a wave runner - an... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Myself and some girlfriends ended up taking a boat ride to Palamino island after we called the hotel about on-site activities for NON-GUESTS. The concierge informed us that though we were not guests of the hotel that we could still enjoy the amenities that the island had to offer like horseback riding, water sports, snorkeling, etc. When we arrived on... More 

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Address: 1000 El Conquistador Ave, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 863 1000
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan

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