Puerto Rico


TRYP By Wyndham Opens in Puerto Rico

 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

San Juan’s Secret Speakeasy

 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

Insider Travel Tips From This Top Puerto Rico Concierge

 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 ]

Photo: Lucas Moore

 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 ]

Old San Juan

 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 ]

condado cover

 The latest Caribbean Home heads to San Juan’s Condado district, home to this jaw-dropping penthouse apartment on the ocean. The five-bedroom, 5-bathroom (two-half-bath) property is listed with Puerto Rico Sotheby’s International Realty for $4.25 million. The multilevel unit boasts a ... [ Read More ]

Above: Palomino Island at Puerto Rico's El Conquistador Resort

 Region’s tourism leaders gather at El Conquistador By Guy Britton FAJARDO – Some of the Caribbean’s top tourism leaders have gathered at Puerto Rico’s El Conquistador Resort for the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum, or CHIEF. The three-day event includes ... [ Read More ]


 A new culinary concept in Old San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff San Juan’s El Convento hotel is taking the farm-to-table concept one step further. The hotel set in a 360-year-old convent in Old San Juan has debuted a ... [ Read More ]


 The latest Underwater Caribbean photo comes from CJ reader Hector Flores, who took this while diving at Crash Boat Beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Have a great underwater photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with Underwater Caribbean in ... [ Read More ]


 Wyndham Grand Rio Mar By the Caribbean Journal staff While Puerto Rico has a diverse, rich tourism product, it’s long had a void in one area of the Caribbean tourism industry: all-inclusive resorts. Now, the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar resort ... [ Read More ]


 A new project in Puerto Rico By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A new inn has broken ground in Puerto Rico, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company announced this week. The new project is called Rincon Ojo de Agua, a 16-room project that ... [ Read More ]