Sunday, November 2, 2014

Renovations For Ventana Del Mar In San Juan, Puerto Rico


The Ventana del Mar park in Condado, Puerto Rico, will be going through some renovations. Improvements will be made by repaving and repairing the concrete boardwalk, installing sea-turtle friendly lighting and reinforcing safety railings.  Palm trees will be added and grassy areas will be installed.  Recreational areas around the east tower of the Condado Vanderbilt will also be created.


Ventana del Mar, is an open park between the Condado Vanderbilt and La Concha hotel and is a popular place for locals and tourists.  Ventana del Mar offers open-air movie screenings and Jazz concerts.



The Puerto Rico Tourism Company and International Hospitality Enterprises are behind the renovations.  The renovation to Ventana del Mar will be completed in a couple of months.


                                                                       
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Sunday, October 12, 2014

George Clooney And Sandra Bullock filming in Puerto Rico



Puerto Rico continues to attract big-budget films and it was reported that, two of Hollywood’s biggest stars, Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, are heading to Puerto Rico to star in, “Our Brand is Crisis,” a movie about the role, Clinton spinmaster, James Carville played in getting Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada elected president of Bolivia in 2002.



“Our Brand is Crisis,” is being directed by David Gordon Green and filming is expected to start next month in Puerto Rico.  Clooney and Bullock last starred together in "Gravity."



The movie “The Men who Stare at Goats,” which stars Clooney was also filmed in San Juan, Puerto Rico.


                                                                     
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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Top Adventure Things To Do In Puerto Rico


There is plenty to do in Puerto Rico, but if you are looking to experience the adventurous side of Puerto Rico, here are the top things, to get your adrenaline pumping:


Zip-lining in the rainforest

This  experience takes you to the center of the Puerto Rican rainforest, and you will be able to fly through the tree-tops as effortlessly as a tropical bird.  A combination of great scenery and adventure.


Camuy Cave Park

A great experience is the Camuy Cave Park.  Take a tour through this massive park, located in northwestern Puerto Rico.  The Camuy Cave Park is one of the world’s largest and oldest underground cavern systems.


Hike the El Yunque rainforest

Take a day trip to El Yunque.  This rainforest boasts nearly 250 species of wildlife and plants, and great waterfalls.


Surfing in Rincon

If you are a good surfer, put your surfing skills to the test in Rincon.  The town of Rincon is located in northwest Puerto Rico and is popular with surfers.  Surfing in Ricncon is not for beginners, so if you don't have the experience, not to worry, you can still enjoy the scenery.


Tour the Puerto Rican countryside

Drive an ATV around the Puerto Rican countryside.  Enjoy the picturesque areas of the mountains, lakes, and tropical forests.


Watersports at Isla Verde Beach

If being at the beach is your preference, enjoy various wartersport activities for rent at Isla Verde Beach, in Isla Verde.  Watersports include: water-skiing, body-boarding, jet skiing, Kitesurfing, and windsurfing.  Isla Verde beach is the best beach in the San Juan area.


                                                                 
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Sunday, September 7, 2014

Serafina Restaurant Coming To San Juan, Puerto Rico


World-famous Serafina restaurant is coming to San Juan, Puerto Rico.  Serafina, a quality Northern Italian restaurant will open next year at La Concha Renaissance Resort.  Serafina, owned by Vittorio Assaf and Fabio Granato, serves homemade pastas, marinated meats, fish and vegetables and authentic pizzas made in a cherrywood-burning oven.


Serafina is a popular spot around the world, with locations in: Dubai, Mumbai, Tokyo, Moscow, Seoul, Istanbul, Marbella, Brazil, Philadelphia, Seattle and New York City where it attracts celebrities such as the Kardashians, Bono, Prince and Lady Gaga.


Billionaire John Paulson, owner of La Concha and the Vanderbilt hotel, was instrumental in getting  Serafina restaurant to open in San Juan, Puerto Rico.


                                                                          



Sunday, August 17, 2014

San Juan, Puerto Rico





 

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Puerto Rico For A Wedding Destination


The Caribbean is one of the top destination-wedding markets in the world, as the weather is the most important factor in selecting a destination, and Puerto Rico is the place for a wedding.  The island of Puerto Rico is one of the best locations for weddings.  Puerto Rico is easy to get to with no passport required, perfect for a dream wedding.  Couples looking to get married in Puerto Rico have many venue choices, from high-end resorts, small inns, event centers and other unique settings to choose from.


The island has many resorts in various locations with the perfect ideal wedding scenery.  Some of the resorts are:  El San Juan Hotel, in Isla Verde, Horned Dorset Primavera, in Rincon, The Ritz Carlton, in Isla Verde,  El Convento hotel in Old San Juan, La Concha hotel, in Condado, Windham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa in Río Grande, the W Retreat and Spa in the island of Vieques, The Ritz Carlton in Dorado, El Conquistador Resort, in Fajardo, and the St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort.



The process for getting married in Puerto Rico is easy.  Nonresident couples wishing to marry on the island can submit a medical certificate that meets all the tests required at their place of residence.   Have a wonderful and unforgettable wedding in beautiful Puerto Rico!


                                                                   












Sunday, July 20, 2014

The Lounge At The Airport In San Juan, Puerto Rico


The Lounge is a new VIP space in the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico.   The new development, by Global Lounge Network has 5,000-square-feet and include: sitting/meeting spaces, a dining area, an upscale bar, a quiet room with available charging stations, another room that provides a planetarium-like atmosphere, and a kids room complete with playthings and an Xbox gaming console. The Lounge can accommodate up to 150 patrons.


An investment of around $700,000 went into building The Lounge.  The Lounge is a neutral VIP lounge, it is not affiliated to any airline.  The Lounge has received steady visits from high-end frequent fliers, and Global Lounge Network also hopes to capitalize on the recent influx of offshore investors that have been lured to Puerto Rico as a result of economic incentives.