Sunday, June 4, 2017

Condado Lagoon, Condado, 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
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.

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


Sunday, December 4, 2016

Hacienda Lealtad Gets Ecotourism Certification In Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Tourism Company has granted Hacienda Lealtad the ecotourism certification.  Hacienda Lealtad is a boutique hotel, based on Puerto Rico's coffee tradition, located in the town of Lares, Puerto Rico.  The mountain resort has 20 rooms, a wine cellar, and a restaurant.
To be certified, the location or event must include an agricultural activity or considerable agro processes.

Hacienda Lealtad property has 1000 acres planted with coffee, where the cultivation, processing, roasting, packaging of coffee, and sales takes place. Hacienda Lealtad offers tours that focus on educating about coffee and encouraging local agriculture. 

Hacienda Lealtad has a café, La Hacienda’s Café bistro, where visitors can enjoy a meal, pastries, organic juices made with locally grown products, and drink some coffee.