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If you want to focus on spending time at the beach while enjoying the hip social scene of San Juan this is the place for you. It is located on the street closest to Ocean Park beach, the coolest and largest beach of San Juan. Also steps away from the trendy Loiza Street, the coolest area in town filled with urban art, restaurants and bars. This small place is design for you to get some good, quiet and confortable rest so you can hit the street, or the sand, again and again.
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Lindo apartamento de 1 dormitorio Sala junto con la Codina ac, pk, frente al aeropuerto con fácil transportación a toda la isla 40.00 por noche. 4 noche en adelante .Zona rural a 5 o 6 mntos de los mejores casinos playas restaurantes de isla verdes
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this studio is located on a vibrant neighborhood in San Juan knowns as Santurce(Art district). Near by convention center, the beach and Old San Juan (less than 10min drive). its close from múltiple pharmacies like Wallgreens and other, walking distance from Waltmart, bars and restaurants.. the studio is located on the second Floor and counts with queen bed (pillow top) a 43' TV. There is Also a Kitchenette (coffee maker, toaster, microwave, kitchen utensil and more)
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Your guide to San Juan
Welcome to San Juan
Puerto Rico’s capital, a booming port city on a bay facing the Atlantic Ocean, offers a multitude of charms to those who visit. It’s a first-class metropolis marked by exciting nightlife where inventive restaurants, street food, world-class museums, and vibrant murals hunker beside a glittering shoreline of white-sand beaches. The city’s visual presence reflects the centuries of occupation that have shaped the island’s history, and you’ll find striking examples of Spanish colonial architecture, alongside Art Deco influences and modern buildings.
The city is guarded by defensive walls and forts built by the Spanish: These imposing structures, which feature towering walls and sentry lookouts, are now filled with visitors trying to deepen their understanding of the island’s complicated past. At night the city’s welcoming plazas come alive with musicians and street vendors. This is a place very much in touch with the tropical vibe — the pina colada was invented here in the 1950s — and that beguiling atmosphere infuses this urbane city with a unique character all its own.
How do I get around San Juan?
Fly into Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU), located just a 13-minute drive from San Juan. Once on the ground, a taxi is the best way to make your way into the city. Car rentals are available, but not necessary for exploring the city. San Juan is walkable, and is also served by public Autoridad Metropolitana de Autobuses (AMA) buses and the Tren Urbano rapid rail network. Trolleys ferry passengers to popular places around Old San Juan.
When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in San Juan?
San Juan, along with the rest of Puerto Rico, enjoys warm, tropical weather year round. The dry season, roughly December through April, brings more visitors to the area’s vacation rentals, while crowds dip during the hotter and wetter summers. Hurricane season runs from June to November. One of the island’s largest events, Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián, a musical street party, takes over San Juan during the third weekend of January. On June 23 the city celebrates Noche de San Juan, when crowds gather on the beach at midnight and jump into the water — backwards — seven times for good luck.
What are the top things to do in San Juan?
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico
Housed in a circa-1918 neoclassical Georgian-style building, this museum showcases Puerto Rican artworks from the mid-20th century onward, alongside exhibitions of works from the Caribbean, Latin America, and the diaspora. Its interior atrium, protected by a modern glass ceiling, is especially striking.
Castillo San Felipe del Morro
This six-level Spanish fortress, protected by 140-foot walls, whose construction began in 1539 was in use for centuries, including as a U.S. military outpost during World War II. You can climb to the top of those walls to get the same vantage point a sentry would have, taking in panoramic views of the ocean and island. At night, the fort is so dark, it’s an ideal place for stargazing.
La Placita de Santurce
Around 6 p.m. this place comes alive with musicians, revelers, and dancers. Sanjuaneros looking to shake off the work week start amassing on Thursdays, and the festive atmosphere continues through Sunday. Dine on delicious street fare from the kiosks, such as empanadillas, perfectly fried pockets of pastry stuffed with a variety of fillings.