Sunday, August 6, 2017

San Juan, Puerto Rico






Sunday, July 2, 2017

Top Places To Visit During a Long Weekend In Puerto Rico


Enjoying a long weekend in San Juan, Puerto Rico? These are the top places to visit:


Old San Juan:

There are shops, great restaurants, museums, music venues, bars, great nightlife, parks. forts and wonderful views to visit and enjoy in Old San Juan.

El Yunque:

If you want to enjoy some time with nature, El Yunque is the place to visit.
El Yunque National Forest, is the only tropical rain forest in the United States, and is well-known for its incredible biodiversity.  El Yunque is about an hour from San Juan, with water falls, and trail paths, where you can be one with nature.

Bio Bay:


If you want to see a natural wonder go to Fajardo, Puerto Rico at night and take a tour of the Bioluminescent Bay.  Fajardo, is home to one of the few Bioluminescent Bays in the world.  A one of a kind attraction, a bio bay is a body of water, that contains millions of micro-organisms, called "dinoflagellates", that glow in the dark when agitated.  It is best seen on a dark night, or moonless night.  But even on a less than ideal night, the bioluminescence will be visible.  The best way to see it, is to take a kayak tour of the bay with a local company.  

 Isla Verde Beach:

The best beach in the San Juan area, Isla Verde Beach, is a popular spot to enjoy the beach and water sports. You can find many hotels and resorts in the area, as well as restaurants.


Have fun exploring these places during your long weekend in Puerto Rico!


                                                                                












Sunday, April 9, 2017

Hilton Reopens El San Juan Hotel in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico


El San Juan Hotel has reopened after a $60 million facelift under the “Curio–A Collection by Hilton” flag.  With 12 acres on Isla Verde Beach, the waterfront hotel near San Juan, Puerto Rico, has 388 rooms and 22 cabins with updated interiors.


El San Juan, originally opened in 1958.  The hotel is located in the tourist area of Isla Verde, Puerto Rico.  El San Juan Hotel has five restaurants and El San Juan Beach Club.  The iconic lobby has been modernized and the hotel entrance redone with a cobblestone plaza and sculpture.


In addition, the hotel has a 11,000 square foot grand ballroom space, four pools, six bars, meeting rooms, and a spa and fitness center.


Take a look at some pictures from El San Juan Hotel, in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico:
                         
                                                                 

                                                                         

                                                               






                                                           


El San Juan Hotel. Isla Verde, Puerto Rico

El San Juan Hotel, Isla Verde, Puerto Rico

El San Juan Hotel, Isla Verde, Puerto Rico

El San Juan Hotel, Isla Verde, Puerto Rico



                         
                                                                     


























Sunday, February 5, 2017

Top Five Things To Do For Cruise Visitors




If you visit Puerto Rico while taking a cruise, these are the top five things to do:

1- Old San Juan- as you get off the ship you can
Take a walk around Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, and visit:

El Morro Fort
San Cristobal Fort
The San Juan Cathedral
Museums
Walk the Paseo de la Princesa and paseo del Morro
Old San Juan Gate
There are also many restaurants to fit your taste and budget.

2- The beach - Isla Verde and Condado are the closest.

3- El Yunque Rain Forest - take a tour of the largest rain forest in the Western Hemisphere

4- Bio Bay- the tour of the Bio bay is only at night, so your cruise has to stay in port overnight.

5- Shop- Many stores await in Old San Juan and Condado. You can also visit the largest mall in the Caribbean, Plaza Las Americas and The San Juan Mall, for higher end stores.

Bonus:
Bacardi Rum Factory- if you like rum, take a tour of the Bacardi rum factory.