Other areas to stay in San Juan
Best for: Beaches / Luxury Hotels / Nightlife
If you want to experience a more developed and luxurious part of San Juan than Condado is the place to stay. This part of the city is more advanced and is home to the people belonging to the middle and upper class. The Condado Beach is a famous tourist spot that attracts hundreds of people in summer days. The beach is mostly rocky and is a perfect spot to relax and meditate.
This chic neighborhood in San Juan has an outstanding nightlife. There are several laidback bars, casinos, and clubs in Condado that stay packed with people that are out to have some fun. This part of San Juan is a fashionable place that is home to several famous designers including Cartier, Louis Vuitton, and much more. This high-end neighborhood is perfect for people that want to live a luxurious life.
Hotels in Condado
Isla Verde Beach
Best for: Beaches / Airport / Cruise Port
Isla Verde Beach is a prime location for those looking to stay in San Juan. This picturesque area offers pristine white sandy beaches with clear turquoise waters, ideal for swimming, sunbathing, and water sports. The area is also known for its world-class hotels and resorts, which provide luxurious accommodations, exquisite dining options, and a range of recreational activities.
Isla Verde Beach is conveniently located near San Juan's international airport and the cruise port, making it easily accessible for travelers. The area is also home to several shopping centers, casinos, and nightclubs, ensuring that visitors are never short of entertainment options. With its stunning beaches, excellent hotels, and vibrant nightlife, Isla Verde Beach is the perfect place to stay in San Juan for those seeking a memorable vacation experience.
Hotels in Isla Verde Beach
Best for: Beaches / Water Sports
Ocean Park is ranked amongst the top most liked attractions in San Juan. Ocean Park is a charming and natural neighborhood by the beach. The entire neighborhood is surrounded by tall palm trees that give it a beautiful look. You can take long walks on the beach and enjoy local food, wine, and ice-cream by the vendors on the beach. This neighborhood has several restaurants, shopping stores, and clubs.
You can enjoy your day on the beach either walking, relaxing or taking part in water sports and activities like surfing, boating, and much more. There are several high-class hotels near the beach that offer a variety of cuisines. The nightlife of Ocean Park is very exciting and the place has several top-class bars, casinos, clubs, etc.
Hotels in Ocean Park
Best for: Business / Convention Center
Miramar is the historic neighborhood in Santurce and is the ideal for those wanting a much quieter place to stay. Miramar lies just across the water from Condedo and Isla Verde and you will need a cab to get to them to enjoy some nightlife. If you are planning to go sightseeing, Old San Juan lies four kilometers away from Miramar and again a cab ride is essential. Miramar is not touristy at all, but does have two lovely hotels, the Courtyard by Marriott which is the best and the Hotel Olimpo Court, which is great value for money and has one of the best restaurants in the area.
There are some attractive apartments to rent in this quieter district too. There are some fun things to do in Miramar if you have finished sightseeing in Old San Juan. These include relaxing in the Paeso de las Fuentes park with its pretty Bellagio style fountains. If you have always wanted to try your hand at sailing, Club Nautico offers lessons for adults and children.
Hotels in Miramar
Best for: Arts & Culture / Dining / Nightlife
For a great holiday in San Juan why not immerse yourself in the colorful and artistic district of Santurce? Situated just four kilometres from San Juan, Santurce is a great place to stay as you can reach San Juan easily by bus, taxi, Uber or on foot – the bus journey takes just 12 minutes. Santurce is a good place to stay as hotel prices are cheaper and there are beachfront studios, guest houses and apartments to choose from, Santurce has accommodation for all budgets.
Santurce is a really memorable place to stay because many of the buildings are covered in great street murals created by some of the greatest street artists in the world. If you want to soak up the atmosphere, take a stroll down the Barrio. If you are interested in art there is the Puerto Rica Museum of Arte to visit and the Centro de Bellas Artes Luis A Ferré holds regular concerts and theater productions. There are restaurants serving Puerto Rican and International cuisine and some very trendy bars too. For delicious local street food and live music head for Lote 23. By day, La Placita de Santurce is the market square and at night it becomes a lively party scene. If you enjoy live music, La Respuerta or Esquina Watus will delight you.
Hotels in Santurce