Old San Juan

Wander the enchanting streets of the old town, crammed with elegant colonial architecture, absorbing museums and the best restaurants on the island.

El Morro

Explore one of the greatest Spanish forts in the New World, a vast bulk of stone guarding San Juan Bay.

Cementerio Santa María Magdalena de Pazzis

This romantic nineteenth-century cemetery is one of the most captivating sights in the city.

Beach life

Swim, surf or lounge around on San Juan’s enticing beaches – Isla Verde is the most fun.

Sipping a piña colada

Tropical, glamorous and a symbol of the high life, this celebrated cocktail is said to have been invented in San Juan in the 1950s.

Nuyorican Café

Groove to live salsa or take Latin dance lessons at this small but vibrant club.

Casa Bacardi

The “cathedral of rum” provides an illuminating introduction to the Caribbean’s favourite drink.

Piñones

Cycle, surf and stuff yourself with lip-smacking cocina en kiosco at this languid beachside community, just outside the city.

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