San Juan Vacations: History and Beaches
With year-round sunshine and beautiful Caribbean weather, San Juan boasts breathtaking beaches and a Spanish history that goes back to the days of Columbus. Old San Juan is known for its colorful architecture, charming shops, restaurants, and 16th century cobblestone streets. Journey back to the city’s colonial days at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed La Fortaleza and Castillo San Felipe del Morro. Stay at one of the all-inclusive resorts on Condado Beach. Whether you want to relax in the sun or explore Caribbean colonial history, Liberty Travel can craft a San Juan vacation package just for you.
San Juan at a Glance
Currency: U.S. Dollar, ($)
Tipping Customs: It is customary to tip 15-20%
Power Up: A or B (two or three-prong) 120 V
Popular Drink: Bacardi Rum
Must Eat: Mofongo, a dish of fried plantains mashed with garlic and pork rinds
Language: Spanish and English
Weather: Temperatures average in the mid-80s; June 1 – November 30 is hurricane season.
Best Time to Visit: The busiest time to visit is in the winter; mid-April to the end of May are less crowded and offer beautiful weather.
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Explore the Walled City
With cobblestone streets shaded by colorful buildings that date back to the 16th century, and historic architectural landmarks, old San Juan is a bustling tourist destination with restaurants, shops, and incredible photo opportunities.
Visit Castillo San Felipe del Morro
Built between 1539 and completed in 1787, Castillo San Felipe del Morro is a historic landmark overlooking the beautiful sea. Admire the cannons and learn about San Juan’s early colonial days.
Visit Casa Bacardi
Take a mixology class, taste the rums, and learn about the history of San Juan’s famous rum producer.
Soak in the Sunshine on Condado Beach
Framed by resorts, Condado Beach offers a range of activities—from lively bars to beach rentals.
Roll the Dice at San Juan’s Casinos
Poker, Blackjack, slots, Texas Hold’em—there’s a table with your name on it in San Juan.
San Juan Vacation Packages: Puerto Rico the Liberty Travel Way
Whether you want to enjoy the resorts of Condado Beach or explore San Juan’s history, Liberty Travel’s consultants can create a San Juan vacation package crafted just for you.
When you book with us, you get:
- Real People. More than a travel agent, your San Juan consultant is a fellow traveler with a passion to help you see the world.
- Perfect Match. We’ll pair you with a destination expert who has insider knowledge of San Juan for a truly personalized booking experience.
- Crafted Vacations. Stay in hand-selected hotels. Get connected with local guides and enriching experiences. Choose from among our exclusive San Juan vacation packages, including our Escapes.
- Support. With 24/7 support, we’ll be with you every step of the way.
We know San Juan. Leave the planning to us.