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Palomino Island

Address: 1000 El Conquistador Ave, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 863 1000
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Ranked #6 of 105 Attractions in San Juan
Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
Activities: Scuba diving
Owner description: A private island where Wyndham El Conquistador guests are often ferried for more water activities.
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Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
Activities: Scuba diving
Owner description: A private island where Wyndham El Conquistador guests are often ferried for more water activities.

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Crestwood, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Sunday visit - had areas that we're not crowded. Nice views on the hiking trails. Walking to the back side of the island to the secluded beach was definitely worth the walk. Very clean.

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Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

It's part of the El Conquistador Hotel and it is private. The drinks are cold and plentiful. The water is a gorgeous blue and the perfect temperature. It's a postcard. You must stay at the El Conquistador so you can experience it.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Enjoyed coning here 2 days during our visit. Ferry ride is about 15 min. On the island there is lots to do, restaurants, horseback riding, jet ski, even a hiking path. Beach chairs are available and umbrellas are for rent. The kids loved it and the older kids enjoyed playing beach volleyball. Bonus: The Pirates of the Caribbean was filmed... More 

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167 reviews 167 reviews
24 attraction reviews
386 helpful votes 386 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

enjoyed our time there but the restaurant is awful...service/food and most of all the flies and birds constantly at your food....never again.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The Palomino Island can be reached from the El Conquistador boat or you can go with a friend that has a boat. If you want to get into the island you must be staying at the hotel. If you reach by boat you can only use one part of the beach. Either way is a beautiful place. There is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Walk and explore the island. Try hidden cove beach. Try kayaking to Palominito island (less than 1k away!). Overall *****

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Oxford, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I spent a lot of money taking my family to see the horses on Palomino Island. It was disgusting! This should not list itself as a rescue. These horses need to be rescued! The horses were filthy smelled of urine and manure. The stalls were smelly and filthy. A baby horse was soaked and covered in dried manure from its... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Yes this is paradise during the week and hell during the weekends. This is one of of many beautiful beaches around the Island. During the week the place is quiet and peaceful, during the weekend the place becomes a gigantic marina with hundreds of boats rafting on the shoreline. Every boat has the loudest music and every boat is competing... More 

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This island of the East Coast of Puerto Rico is the most visited small island of Puerto Rico. With a very nice atmosphere, this is the place most locals go with their boat to have a good time. This island is also home of the Conquistador Hotel's beach which is connected to the mainland by the hotel's ferry. There is... More 

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Puerto Rico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Loved this place! Gorgeous beach and nice food there. Want to go back! Short ferry ride form El Conquistador Resort and nice food options in the only restaurant there. Amazing place if you never have been in East coast.

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