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Things to do in Puerto Rico

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Things to do in Puerto Rico

Sightseeing
Old San Juan is home to the San Juan National Historic Site, with buildings dating from the 16th century, including the San Felipe del Morro and San Cristóbal fortresses and the old city walls. The Bautista Cathedral houses the tomb of Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León. Brightly colored houses line cobbled streets and shady plazas, alongside cool cocktail bars and renowned Caribbean fusion restaurants.
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vieux San Juan
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Old San Juan is home to the San Juan National Historic Site, with buildings dating from the 16th century, including the San Felipe del Morro and San Cristóbal fortresses and the old city walls. The Bautista Cathedral houses the tomb of Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León. Brightly colored houses line cobbled streets and shady plazas, alongside cool cocktail bars and renowned Caribbean fusion restaurants.
Sometimes referred to as the Caribbean National Forest, the El Yunque National Rainforest, or simply El Yunque, this lush expanse is the only tropical forest in the U.S. National Forest System. It's also a favorite for vacationers who like to hike — but even if nature really isn't your thing, travelers urge you to make the trip just 35 miles east of San Juan. Remember to wear layers that can get wet — the site receives more than 100 billion gallons of precipitation annually — and pack a water-resistant camera to capture some of the area's splendor. Keep your ears peeled in the evenings, when Puerto Rico's tiny coquí tree frogs begin their serenade. The forest has 13 well-marked hiking trails that range in difficulty. The two most popular, La Mina & Big Tree Trail, are a combined two-hour hike that snakes by La Mina River and ends around La Mina Falls. Travelers agree that El Yunque is too much to handle in one day; many choose to camp or find accommodations in the area. You can obtain a free permit (before 3 p.m. each day) to camp on El Yunque's premises, but facilities are few and far between. Many hotels in San Juan offer day trips or excursions to the rainforest, so be sure to inquire with your concierge. Entering the forest is free, but there's a modest admission charge into El Portal visitor center or to arrange an overnight tour of the forest. Visit El Yunque's official website for further details.
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El Yunque
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Sometimes referred to as the Caribbean National Forest, the El Yunque National Rainforest, or simply El Yunque, this lush expanse is the only tropical forest in the U.S. National Forest System. It's also a favorite for vacationers who like to hike — but even if nature really isn't your thing, travelers urge you to make the trip just 35 miles east of San Juan. Remember to wear layers that can get wet — the site receives more than 100 billion gallons of precipitation annually — and pack a water-resistant camera to capture some of the area's splendor. Keep your ears peeled in the evenings, when Puerto Rico's tiny coquí tree frogs begin their serenade. The forest has 13 well-marked hiking trails that range in difficulty. The two most popular, La Mina & Big Tree Trail, are a combined two-hour hike that snakes by La Mina River and ends around La Mina Falls. Travelers agree that El Yunque is too much to handle in one day; many choose to camp or find accommodations in the area. You can obtain a free permit (before 3 p.m. each day) to camp on El Yunque's premises, but facilities are few and far between. Many hotels in San Juan offer day trips or excursions to the rainforest, so be sure to inquire with your concierge. Entering the forest is free, but there's a modest admission charge into El Portal visitor center or to arrange an overnight tour of the forest. Visit El Yunque's official website for further details.
On the island of Culebra — which sits about 20 miles east of Puerto Rico— visitors will find a beach perfect for families, snorkelers and those looking for a remote spot that boasts a delightful aesthetic from nearly every angle. Flamenco Beach's 1½-mile strip of sand is the most popular on Culebra and is often recognized by travelers and experts as the most beautiful in all of Puerto Rico. Facilities like bathrooms and showers can be found on site, and the beach's white sand is peppered with kiosks selling refreshments or offering chairs and umbrellas for rent — all available for inexpensive prices (about $10 USD each). Amenities and tranquility are among the many allures of this favorite spot but above all else, travelers simply can't stop raving about the beach's beauty. "The water is shades of teal, turquoise, and blue. I've never seen such amazing ocean water," one TripAdvisor reviewer raved. Some travelers do complain that Flamenco Beach's popularity means it can get a bit crowded on the weekends (despite a lack of fancy resorts or restaurants). And your company won't just be of the human variety; fish tend to swim right up to the shallow water's edge. Flamenco Beach is also home to a campground, should you care to spend the night outside, under the Caribbean moon. In order to camp you'll have to pay a fee of $20 USD, and you'll need to bring your own equipment (or ask the campground office for details about renting a tent). If you're staying on Culebra, this beach is a must, but from the main island it can be quite a trek. Air Flamenco and Cape Air offer flights between San Juan and Culebra. Ferries also run to and from Culebra, though the schedule and availability are often unreliable. Flamenco Beach is free to visit and is open daily from dawn to dusk.
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Flamenco Beach
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On the island of Culebra — which sits about 20 miles east of Puerto Rico— visitors will find a beach perfect for families, snorkelers and those looking for a remote spot that boasts a delightful aesthetic from nearly every angle. Flamenco Beach's 1½-mile strip of sand is the most popular on Culebra and is often recognized by travelers and experts as the most beautiful in all of Puerto Rico. Facilities like bathrooms and showers can be found on site, and the beach's white sand is peppered with kiosks selling refreshments or offering chairs and umbrellas for rent — all available for inexpensive prices (about $10 USD each). Amenities and tranquility are among the many allures of this favorite spot but above all else, travelers simply can't stop raving about the beach's beauty. "The water is shades of teal, turquoise, and blue. I've never seen such amazing ocean water," one TripAdvisor reviewer raved. Some travelers do complain that Flamenco Beach's popularity means it can get a bit crowded on the weekends (despite a lack of fancy resorts or restaurants). And your company won't just be of the human variety; fish tend to swim right up to the shallow water's edge. Flamenco Beach is also home to a campground, should you care to spend the night outside, under the Caribbean moon. In order to camp you'll have to pay a fee of $20 USD, and you'll need to bring your own equipment (or ask the campground office for details about renting a tent). If you're staying on Culebra, this beach is a must, but from the main island it can be quite a trek. Air Flamenco and Cape Air offer flights between San Juan and Culebra. Ferries also run to and from Culebra, though the schedule and availability are often unreliable. Flamenco Beach is free to visit and is open daily from dawn to dusk.
The Outlet 66 Mall in its architecture stands a good size, very easy and enjoyable tour of its design and structural form. Our area boasts a beautiful roof glazing terrace and an attractive fountain surrounded by an abundant garden. Currently, the mall has 73 shops and 53 corridor modules, offering customers a broad range of offerings at the time of purchase. In addition, the facilities is located a carousel for children and seven last generation cinemas with a play area. The Outlet 66 Mall has been positioned in the community as a unique space where even the most discerning can find everything is looking for. The slogan: Closer, more comfortable and cheaper. Achieved the highest industry standards in security systems, air conditioning, public counting and a large parking. It is surrounded by major roads, as the main road and the highway number three "Route 66", which ends in our mall. These features make our mall the most visited by our residents and tourists.
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The Outlet 66 Mall
18400 Autopista Roberto Sánchez Vilella
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The Outlet 66 Mall in its architecture stands a good size, very easy and enjoyable tour of its design and structural form. Our area boasts a beautiful roof glazing terrace and an attractive fountain surrounded by an abundant garden. Currently, the mall has 73 shops and 53 corridor modules, offering customers a broad range of offerings at the time of purchase. In addition, the facilities is located a carousel for children and seven last generation cinemas with a play area. The Outlet 66 Mall has been positioned in the community as a unique space where even the most discerning can find everything is looking for. The slogan: Closer, more comfortable and cheaper. Achieved the highest industry standards in security systems, air conditioning, public counting and a large parking. It is surrounded by major roads, as the main road and the highway number three "Route 66", which ends in our mall. These features make our mall the most visited by our residents and tourists.
Located near the Isla Verde resort area in greater San Juan, lengthy Carolina Beach is a popular public beach among both visitors and locals. Families especially love its white sand, warm water and that there's an on-duty lifeguard. What they're not so thrilled with are the crowds. The best times to visit are early in the morning or later in the afternoon, after the port-of-call sunbathers have re-boarded their cruise ships. There are plenty of vendors on the beach, including spots to rent equipment for water sports like kiteboarding, to satisfy the needs of most visitors. Although there are plenty of vendors selling refreshments, "You can bring music, coolers, food, pretty much anything you want," one TripAdvisor reviewer writes. "But, if you bring soda or beer, be careful. You could possibly get a ticket if you bring glass bottles." Another minor drawback is that Carolina Beach's proximity to the airport means you may hear a bit of loud noise from airplanes overhead. Carolina Beach offers public restrooms, a fenced parking lot and several first aid stations. The beach is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. You can visit for free, but there's a $4 parking fee.
Calle Balneario
Located near the Isla Verde resort area in greater San Juan, lengthy Carolina Beach is a popular public beach among both visitors and locals. Families especially love its white sand, warm water and that there's an on-duty lifeguard. What they're not so thrilled with are the crowds. The best times to visit are early in the morning or later in the afternoon, after the port-of-call sunbathers have re-boarded their cruise ships. There are plenty of vendors on the beach, including spots to rent equipment for water sports like kiteboarding, to satisfy the needs of most visitors. Although there are plenty of vendors selling refreshments, "You can bring music, coolers, food, pretty much anything you want," one TripAdvisor reviewer writes. "But, if you bring soda or beer, be careful. You could possibly get a ticket if you bring glass bottles." Another minor drawback is that Carolina Beach's proximity to the airport means you may hear a bit of loud noise from airplanes overhead. Carolina Beach offers public restrooms, a fenced parking lot and several first aid stations. The beach is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. You can visit for free, but there's a $4 parking fee.
Food scene
Puerto Rico's largest mangrove forest. Native Afro-Caribbean food offers an exquisite taste. Nearby is the beach where you can feel the warm waters and also you can explore nature and the cultural experience only Piñones area can offer.
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Campamento Piñones
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Puerto Rico's largest mangrove forest. Native Afro-Caribbean food offers an exquisite taste. Nearby is the beach where you can feel the warm waters and also you can explore nature and the cultural experience only Piñones area can offer.