The 1920s neoclassic building of the Museum of Art of Puerto Rico houses the artworks of prominent Puerto Rican artists from the 16th century to the present. Museum facilities include a 400-seat theater, two galleries, and a conservation department featuring numerous interactive art displays. Don't forget to check out the outdoor Botanical Sculpture Garden for a glimpse of the island's native plants and trees. For visitor information, go to website.
The allure of Old San Juan comes from its cobblestone streets, Spanish colonial buildings and breathtaking fortresses that take visitors back in time. Situated on a narrow island, it provides a historic and cultural tour into the heart and soul of the island. Notable attractions include the Plaza de San José, Casa Blanca Museum, National Gallery, Plaza del Quinto Centenario, Fort San Felipe del Morro and Fort San Cristóbal. Available through our Concierge located in our main lobby.
Fort San Felipe del Morro
Fort San Felipe del Morro or El Morro proudly sits at the entrance of the San Juan Bay. Built by Spanish engineers in 1539, El Morro was used by Spanish soldiers to protect the city from seaborne enemies. Situated on the northwestern most point of the islet of San Juan, El Morro is a six level stone structure complete with hidden passageways, impressive 60-foot stone walls, and dome-covered overhangs called garitas.
Ponce, The Pearl
Ponce is Puerto Rico's second largest city, second to San Juan. Ponce is commonly known as La Perla del Sur (Pearl of the South). Ponce was founded in 1692 by Juan Ponce de León's great-grandson - Loíza Ponce de León. The heart of Ponce dates from the late 17th century and has been declared a national treasure. It consists of plazas and churches and highly decorative colonial homes, some glorious fountains and a unique fire station.
You can rent a bicycle and go along a suggested route, or take a guided tour and enjoy some Puerto Rican history. When you are riding the bicycle, you get a breeze the whole time and you get to where you are going much faster than walking, so visitors can do and see more. For information and reservations 787-602-9696 / 787-661-2728 / Website
Majestic fountains and waterfalls, impressive lakes, precious creeks and colorful gardens that would transport players to a true Eden. Puerto Rico has courses that have been designed for international championships, able to host events such as the prestigious PGA Tour. Home of our beloved Chi Chi Rodriguez, Dorado Beach Golf Course is a must for all golf aficionados. Visit Website
Enjoy a great ride mounted on gentle, well trained horses. Ride through the foothills along the beach of the El Yunque Rainforest or secluded beaches of Isabela (long pants and tennis shoes). Available through our Concierge located in our main lobby.
Rain Forest & Luquillo Beach
Combine the Rain Forest adventure with an afternoon at one of the world's most beautiful beaches. Luquillo Beach is a huge crescent of white sand lined with coconut palms with the mountains and El Yunque as the backdrop. The water is calm and comfortable, the perfect place for families. Changing facilities are available.
Camuy Cave Park & Arecibo Observatory
This tour takes you to Northwestern Puerto Rico, part of the 3rd largest underground river cavern system in the world. From sinkholes and cathedral-like caverns to views of the mysterious river and its eons-old stalactites & stalagmites. This tour includes the largest radar/radio telescope. Operated by Cornell University, the telescope examines planets and monitors natural radio emissions from distant galaxies.
Snorkeling & Day Sail
Board the top of the line catamaran "Barefoot IV" for a leisurely sail to uninhabited Icacos island. Swimmers as well as non-swimmers take advantage of professional instruction in snorkeling. Explore, shell collect, or swim offshore in crystal clear waters. A complimentary picnic lunch with healthy snacks, prepared and served on board by the crew, including complimentary piña coladas and rum punch. Available through our Concierge.
Puerto Rico offers a magnificent ocean temperature of 81ºF and underwater visibility averages from 75 to 100 ft near the beach. Offshore it is easily 100 feet or more. We are a diver's paradise! Best shore diving spots in the island include Crash Boat beach, Shacks in Isabela, Cerro Gordo beach in Dorado and "La Pocita" at the Escambrón beach. The Western region of Puerto Rico, known as Porta del Sol, comprises the very best dive spots in the island. Available through our Concierge.
Surfing Little Malibu
Playa Higuero is a world-class surfing beach also known as "Little Malibu". The beach of Playa Higuero commonly experiences 16' wave breakers waiting to challenge even experienced surfers. Some beaches are secret, hidden spots like Rosado Beach, a quiet little cove providing the ultimate place to escape the busier beaches. Our staff will be happy to provide you with more information about the most beautiful beaches of Puerto Rico, and how to best get there.