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San Juan
The festive city of San Juan is the perfect place to experience true Puerto Rican culture. Get to know its roots by exploring the vibrant neighborhood of El Viejo San Juan (Old San Juan), which consists mostly of Spanish colonial buildings. Flesh out your self-guided history lesson with a visit to El Castillo San Felipe del Morro, a 16th century citadel that’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then reward yourself with a cooling dip at Luquillo or Carolina Beach, then a tasty tour of the Bacardi rum plant.

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San Juan National Historic Site
San Juan National Historic Site
Owner description: Constructed to defend the San Juan coastline during the 17th and 18th centuries, this dramatic fortress rises 140 feet above the sea on a rocky promontory, and is composed of six... more Owner description: Constructed to defend the San Juan coastline during the 17th and 18th centuries, this dramatic fortress rises 140 feet above the sea on a rocky promontory, and is composed of six huge levels of ramps, barracks, dungeons, turrets, towers and tunnels. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Castillo San Felipe del Morro
Castillo San Felipe del Morro
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Adventure PR
Adventure PR
Owner description: Our Tourcompany ADVENTURE will show you Puerto Rico and its true colors the best way you can imagine! -We only take bookings minimum 1 day in advance- DID NOT FOUND... more Owner description: Our Tourcompany ADVENTURE will show you Puerto Rico and its true colors the best way you can imagine! -We only take bookings minimum 1 day in advance- DID NOT FOUND ACCOMMODATION YET?? Our CASA AVENTURA GUESTHOUSE gives you the change to experience a local neighbourhood but right behind the vibrant touristic area Condado. Very centrally located and just minutes from the beach! We mostly take in groups up to 10 people. We offer yoga, massage and airport transfer when possible! less
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Castillo de San Cristobal
Castillo de San Cristobal
This massive 27-acre series of fortifications is the largest the Spanish built in the New World.
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Military Bases/ Facilities
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Old San Juan
Old San Juan
Owner description: Consisting of 400 restored buildings from the 16th- and 17th-century Spanish colonial period, this area in San Juan is steeped in history with an old-world and romantic European... more Owner description: Consisting of 400 restored buildings from the 16th- and 17th-century Spanish colonial period, this area in San Juan is steeped in history with an old-world and romantic European charm. less
Attraction type: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods; Historic Sites
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Marmalade Restaurant & Wine Bar
Marmalade Restaurant & Wine Bar
Ranked #1 of 607 Restaurants in San Juan
Price: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Caribbean, International, Fusion, Organic
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Don Ruiz - Roastery, Museum & Cafe
Don Ruiz - Roastery, Museum & Cafe
Ranked #2 of 607 Restaurants in San Juan
Price: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Oceano
Oceano
Ranked #3 of 607 Restaurants in San Juan
Price:
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Eclectic, Puerto Rican
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Yantar
Yantar
Ranked #4 of 607 Restaurants in San Juan
Price: $14 - $70
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas, International, Fusion
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
St Germain Bistro & Cafe
St Germain Bistro & Cafe
Ranked #5 of 607 Restaurants in San Juan
Price: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Healthy, Café, Sandwiches
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Posada San Francisco Old San Juan
2.0 of 5
Posada San Francisco Old San Juan
$31 - $71
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Posada Colonial
Posada Colonial
$57 - $70
Island Time Hostel
Island Time Hostel
$31 - $37
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Dreamcatcher Guest House
2.5 of 5
Dreamcatcher Guest House
$85 - $161
Ranked #2 of 24 San Juan B&B and Inns
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Coqui del Mar Guesthouse
Coqui del Mar Guesthouse
$88 - $170
Ranked #4 of 24 San Juan B&B and Inns
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La Terraza Hotel
3.5 of 5
La Terraza Hotel
$121 - $391
Ranked #1 of 47 Hotels in San Juan
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Hotel El Convento
4.0 of 5
Hotel El Convento
$184 - $512
Ranked #2 of 47 Hotels in San Juan
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Ciqala Luxury Suites
4.0 of 5
Ciqala Luxury Suites
$133 - $455
Ranked #3 of 47 Hotels in San Juan
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Doubletree by Hilton San Juan
4.0 of 5
Doubletree by Hilton San Juan
$129 - $271
Ranked #4 of 47 Hotels in San Juan
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