Puerto Rico


New Boutique Hotel Breaks Ground in Puerto Rico

 A new boutique hotel has broken ground in Puerto Rico. The first stone has been laid on the Hotel El Molino boutique hotel in Sabana Grande (pictured above). The hotel will consist with 12 cabins set on a farm adjacent ... [ Read More ]

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The Caribbean’s Happiest Island

 The Caribbean’s happiest island may also be its most resilient. The latest edition of the United Nations’ World Happiness Report has been released, and one Caribbean island is at the top: Puerto Rico. Yes, Puerto Rico: despite its crippling economic ... [ Read More ]


How to Get One of the Best Views in San Juan, Puerto Rico

 Is this the best view in all of San Juan, Puerto Rico? It’s certainly in the conversation. This is the view at one of the two new top-floor luxury penthouse suites at the San Juan Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino, ... [ Read More ]



 Puerto Rico is seeing strong growth in tourism, according to the latest data. Puerto Rico reported 1.737 million stayover visitors in 2015, a 6.6 percent increase compared to 2014, according to tourism data provided to Caribbean Journal by the Puerto ... [ Read More ]


 The Caribbean’s biggest new travel conference, ETI, is coming again to Puerto Rico this May 11-14. ETI, or Expo de Turismo Internacional, will bring together hundreds of stakeholders with an interest in growing and selling Caribbean tourism. “The ETI 2016 ... [ Read More ]

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 Puerto Rico’s economy has been struggling significantly in recent years — and that’s translated to the real estate market, too, where prices are dropping in most municipalities on the island. But that’s not the case in the resort town of ... [ Read More ]

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor In less than a month the streets of San Juan will be filled with the aromas and flavors of Puerto Rico as the island hosts it’s annual food festival, Saborea Puerto Rico. One of the ... [ Read More ]


 Another Caribbean hotel is on the block. The Lazy Parrott Inn in Rincon Puerto Rico is for sale, and its price has been reduced to $3.25 million, according to Puerto Rico Sotheby’s International Realty, which has the listing on the ... [ Read More ]


 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Nolan Meadnis, who sent in this spectacular shot of the beach in Manati, Puerto Rico. Did you take a great photograph in the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the ... [ Read More ]


 More options in Dorado Beach By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Need another reason to visit Puerto Rico’s Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve? The posh 1,400-acre retreat on the former Laurance Rockefeller estate is offering several of them with a ... [ Read More ]

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 Puerto Rico has seen an improvement in its hotel stock in recent years, according to Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla. Last year, Puerto Rico added about 500 hotel rooms to its offerings, according to the Governor, with a 73 percent overall ... [ Read More ]


 A new condo-hotel project has opened in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The ESJ Azul has debuted after a $12 million transformation project of the former ESJ Tower in Isla Verde. The project now has 450 rooms, aimed at both vacation ... [ Read More ]


 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 ]


 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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 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 ]