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Reminds me of St Thomas

Stayed in San Juan but found this wild jewel on the other side of the airport. Love the warm, calm... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
M T
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Quantico, Virginia
Great for laid back experience in PR

Piñones is an area right outside of San Juan. It had more of a developing feel to it, without all... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
Rod T
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El Paso
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in San Juan but found this wild jewel on the other side of the airport. Love the warm, calm, tree'd, blue water beach. Affordable coconut oil fried everything. Real Puerto Rico down-to-earth people, afro/indio/spanish mocha sweetness found here.

Thank M T
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

Piñones is an area right outside of San Juan. It had more of a developing feel to it, without all the high-rise condos and hotels of the the city proper. The beaches aren't as developed as well. You get more of an island experience here, as opposed to the resort stay you might get in Candado.

You can find good beaches here, good authentic Puerto Rican food, and good genuine people. For a more laid back atmophere, cheap eats and drinks, I definitely recommend this area.

Thank Rod T
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

We saw this place on Bar Rescue and knew that we had to visit. It was great. The food, staff and the owners were super nice. Just like we saw on TV. The location is beautiful right on the beach. A must see. Definitely going back next year.

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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband wanted to try a different spot. This place was very disappointing. It wasn’t what we expected and our Uber driver wanted to leave us in the middle of nowhere. Unfortunately there is a lot of damage due to hurricane Maria. It’s really to bad this place is beautiful and it should be maintained.

1  Thank Jenny P
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

As a tourist, I would not recommend to come to Piñones. It is not suitable for tourist who are use to Old San Juan or Condado. This place was good some 20 years ago but it is in hugh need of revival. If you stopby, the only decent place is The Reef and I heard about El nuevo Acuario but I did no go because how disappointed we were about how the area look. It is sad because the beach and the shore is amazing and great for swimming and picture taking.

Thank Sandyang
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband visited piñones to eat in the local kioskos around the beach and to see the beach. The beach was not that pretty. There’s trash and glass everywhere. I don’t recommend this beach especially with children. Now what I do recommend is the local kioskos. Fritters. They have really good alcapurias and pastelillos. Also, there is a store where you could buy souvenirs for cheap. If you come to piñones, come for the food not the beach.

Thank Brenda M
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

To start the only thing I would recommend at this place is natural fruit shakes. The fried foods are not good. For example, a chicken stew stick is made from pieces of dark chicken meat instead of chicken breast pieces. The area needs to be tidy. It’s not inviting! Yes, the prices are reasonable however eating in a clean atmosphere means a lot to me.

1  Thank MrsTeacher237
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

We rented bikes from Copi to ride along the bike path and boardwalk. The bikes had only coaster brakes. The chain of my bike came off and as a result I had NO BRAKES. The bike path is mostly flat, but this happened at the top of a slight hill. Fortunately, there was no one in front of me and I was able to ride it out until I came to a level section and could coast to a stop. Had this happened in the hilliest part, I think I could not have avoided crashing.

The boardwalk itself is very pleasant, but there are a lot of rotten boards, and some holes big enough to fall through. Some boards have been newly replaced, and I hope this continues so that it is entirely safe to walk and ride on.

Thank Ken O
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Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

The lagoon is pretty chill and meet to see the big waves cascading in from the ocean.
It’s a little rocky in the lagoon, but still awesome.
Lots of locals and local food to purchase.
The kids loved it.

1  Thank Heather B
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

I like going to Piñones and eating at Puerto Del Mar. The food there is really good and the views are astonishing!

Thank TravelsbyLikisha
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