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InterContinental San Juan

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Nestor Colon
Lead Concierge

We're delighted to welcome you to our luxurious, beachfront Puerto Rico hotel. The concierge team take pleasure in sharing their expert knowledge of San Juan's attractions, and if there is anything we can do to help, all you have to do is ask.

Things to do
The Perfect Day


The city's historic Old San Juan district, only 20 minutes’ drive from the hotel, is the perfect place to discover the pleasures of local life. After fresh coffee and pastries in a café such as Caficultura or Cuatro Sombras, stroll along cobbled streets lined with brightly colored colonial buildings on the way to the colossal, 16th-century Spanish fort, El Morro. A walk around the fort's monumental fortified walls, set on a dramatic headland, will reward you with panoramic views of the bay.


After lunch we suggest a visit to El Yunque National Forest, where you can explore a glorious expanse of tropical jungle. Head to the El Portal visitor center, a scenic, 40-minute drive from the hotel, and ask the park rangers about the forest's hiking trails. Choose from gentle to challenging routes that lead you past tree orchids, giant ferns and spectacular waterfalls, or take it easy and drive to the Yokahu Observation Tower for fabulous views of the forest and surrounding mountains.


When night falls, San Juan comes alive with the infectious rhythms of salsa. After a reviving piña colada in the hotel's Q-Bar, head out to La Placita de Santurce. Only 10 minutes from the hotel, it’s a great place to discover some lively restaurants and bars, and on weekends locals can often be found dancing in the streets. A short taxi ride away at the legendary Latin Roots in Old San Juan, you can enjoy a live salsa band.

Did You Know?
  • Bioluminescent Bays

    Puerto Rico is the only place in the world you can visit three brilliant biobays as we house the 'Phosphorescent Bay' at La Parguera, 'Las Croabas Bay' and 'Mosquito Bay'.

  • El Yunque Tropical Rainforest

    This is the only rainforest that belongs to the United States. A must when visiting Puerto Rico. Enjoy hiking and swimming at La Mina Falls trail.

  • Old San Juan, the Fortress City

    An ancient city built during the colonial period. Two Forts, El Morro and San Cristobal, city squares, enclosed by the ancient city walls and preserved by the U.S National Parks Service. Enjoy restaurants, clubs, art galleries, jewellery stores and Museums. An ideal place to wander in wonder.

  • Ponce City

    A true gem of our island, enjoy walking the City Square, Parque De Bombas, (oldest fire house museum) and the Ponce Cathedral. Driving time approximately one and a half hours from our capital through the mountain region.

  • Rio Camuy Caves Park

    This incredible park has extraordinary subterranean caverns carved out by the Camuy River over a million years ago. Lovely trails gently descend through a lush ravine to the awe-inspiring caverns below.

What to Pack