Puerto Rico


Hyatt Place Opens in San Juan’s Convention District

 A new Hyatt Place hotel has opened its doors in the Convention District of San Juan, Puerto Rico. “[Puerto Rico’s] transformation in tourism has been achieved with the examples that we are presenting today,” said Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia ... [ Read More ]


VIDEO: 11 Seconds on the Beach in Vieques, Puerto Rico

 When it comes to beaches, Vieques has a surplus. While the island off the east coast of Puerto Rico is still very much developing as a tourist destination, its beaches match up with just about anywhere. That includes the sand ... [ Read More ]

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A New Bed and Breakfast in Puerto Rico

 Puerto Rico’s tourism board has been putting a major emphasis on developing the island’s stock of small hotels and guest houses in recent years. And now it has another one. The San Sebastián Bed and Breakfast has opened in the ... [ Read More ]


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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Mark R., who sent in this terrific snapshot of Sun Bay Beach in Vieques. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the ... [ Read More ]

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 This year’s top spot By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Heading to Puerto Rico’s capital for the New Year? We have you covered. The hottest spot in San Juan should be the O:live Boutique Hotel, which is hosting an upscale, rooftop New ... [ Read More ]


 A sweet wintertime treat By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The pina colada is Puerto Rico’s national drink but at this time of year tastebuds are tempted by another rum-and-coconut concoction, coquito. Made with white Puerto Rican rum and coconut ... [ Read More ]


 By the Caribbean Journal staff The TRYP By Wyndham hotel has officially opened in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico. The property, located about 10 minutes from San Juan’s airport, is located across the street from Isla Verde Beach. “Puerto Rico is ... [ Read More ]

La Factoria in San Juan

 A hip hangout in the capital By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor SAN JUAN — There’s no sign. And you wouldn’t even notice it if you walked by during the day. But after dark, all roads lead to La Factoria, a ... [ Read More ]

Nestor Colón , Lead Concierge at the InterContinental San Juan

 Your newest San Juan tips By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor His official title is Lead Concierge. But to me Nestor Colón is Mr Roarke. That’s because I can’t think of a better way to communicate the savvy, smarts and smoothness ... [ Read More ]


 Sipping in San Juan after dark By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor In Isla Verde, San Juan’s Intercontinental hotel offers conveniences for every type of visitor: Leisure travelers will appreciate the beachfront location and full resort amenities. Its prime position, less ... [ Read More ]

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the first of its kind in the Caribbean — a dedicated surfing resort. SASS Global Travel has announced its first-ever surf resort in the Caribbean at Las Palmas Inn in Rincon, Puerto Rico. The ... [ Read More ]


 By the Caribbean Journal staff The San Juan Marriott has a new general manager. The Puerto Rico property has named Jose Gonzalez its new GM, it announced this week. Gonzalez comes to the hotel after previously serving at the JW ... [ Read More ]


 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the acst-kept secrets of the Caribbean: Puerto Rico’s Culebra. And the little island known by beach aficionados for its Playa Flamenco is also home to some very luxurious pockets of real estate. ... [ Read More ]


 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s snowing in Puerto Rico. OK, not literally. But snow cones, locally known as piragua, are now being offered at one of the island’s best-known hotels, El Conquistador Resort and Las Casitas Village, where a ... [ Read More ]


 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A new initiative in the Puerto Rican city of Corozal looks to highlight the area’s main export — with a focus on gastronomy. Sergio Luis Torres Torres, Mayor of Corozal has officially inaugurated Ruta Platanera, a ... [ Read More ]


 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Set atop a 300-foot mountain ridge, Casa Cascadas, or “house of waterfalls,” features views of both the ocean and surrounding landscape of Vieques Island. This two-story, eco-inspired property is characterized by its custom-sculpted waterfall, landscaped orchard, ... [ Read More ]

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 More service between the islands By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT is launching a new nonstop flight from Antigua San Juan, the regional airline announced. The flights will operate three times per week beginning Oct. 27. The service will depart ... [ Read More ]


 By the Caribbean Journal staff The W Retreat and Spa in Vieques has named Nathalie Urban its new general manager, Starwood announced. She joins the property after most recently working at the Presidente InterContinental Cancun resort. “Nathalie’s experience and proven ... [ Read More ]