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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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Palomino Island

We stayed at the El Conqistador Hotel and went to the island most days of our stay. The ferry ride over to the island takes about 10 minutes, a pretty smooth ride by the way. Once... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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El Dorado Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We stayed at the El Conqistador Hotel and went to the island most days of our stay. The ferry ride over to the island takes about 10 minutes, a pretty smooth ride by the way. Once on the island you recive towels and then you can choose your choice of very many lounge chairs. They are lined up about twenty... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Wonderful beach! This island is for el conquistador or la casita guests only... So not super crowded. Lawn chairs & towels provided. Lots of games and exploring to be had. Restaurant on island with drinks, snacks, food. We actually packed our own and just got a frozen drink. There are also clean restrooms and a gift shop on the island.... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Stayed at the resort and spent a day on the island in great weather. It's big and during season possibly quite crowded but not on the day we went. We brought our own snorkels and masks to snorkel at the coral reef. The amount of fish and wildlife exceeded our expectations and no find are required. You could rent equipment... More 

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

I recommended this hotel it has it all . Great for family and kids . Lots to do there , good food, shopping, and even a private island for the guess of that hotel. I give it a 5 star and will go again .

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

To get there, you have to stay at the El Conquistador Hotel in Fajardo. From there you take the ferry to Palomino, where you will be received by white sand and a lot of palm trees. Light lunch is offered at high prices. But it is worth it if you want to relax near the sound of the beach water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The private island for guests of the El Conquestador is really beautiful and luxurious. The free ferry runs every half an hour and the beach has lawn chairs, beach towels, waiters with drinks and a restaurant and bar. There is snorkeling, kayaks and other sporting equipment for rent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My family and I went to this beach several times during our stay. From the resort you take a water taxi to the island, maybe about a 10 minute ride. They provide towels, and you can purchase an umbrella for the day for cheap. We also rented wave runners while there, at a great price and a large radius to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Palomino Island is a nice little place to hang out and get a nice tan. There are plenty of chairs to be had and they provide you with one towel per person on the way in. The water is full of coral/rocks, so water shoes are highly recommended. Seaweed can be a problem, but otherwise the water is pretty clear... More 

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New York, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Excellent beach option from the El Conquistador. Very private, great scuba diving on one side of the beach. Not huge, but it's free and great for kids. Jet skiing was really fun. Bring your water shoes- some areas of the water are rockier than others. Last ferry leaves at 5:30PM so plan accordingly.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Palomino Island can be accessed by ferry from Hotel El Conquistador in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. This small private island is lovely, relax and what couples or families need to do. Water is cristal clear, nice weather, friendly staff, different options. A must! Please bring sun screen, sun glasses, and bug spray just in case.

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

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