Discover Puerto Rico

There are many sides to Puerto Rico. From the historic cobble stone streets of Old San Juan to the technicolor nightclub scene. Which side will you uncover?

Live Boricua

Boricua is a way of life. It is the vibrancy of the city, the sip of a Piña Colada, the rhythm of the Island. It lives within our people and honors our heritage.

This is your invitation to leave everything behind and wholeheartedly step into the culture and joy of everyday life in Puerto Rico.

Join us and #LiveBoricua

Be a Manatee Caretaker for the Day

Did you know that a family of manatees live in the Condado Lagoon, right near Caribe Hilton?

We have partnered with the Manatee Conservation Center to offer an experience where guests can be a manatee caretaker for a day. This unique 2.5 hour experience begins with a behind-the-scenes tour of the center’s research lab and allows guests to feed and learn to care for the gentle giants of the sea.

Available:
Tuesday thru Saturday | 8:30AM & 1:30PM
$98 per person*

*Maximum six (6) people per group. Guests under the age of 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. PayPal and credit cards accepted. Must book one day in advance. Cancellations must be made a minimum of 2 days prior to scheduled experience. While guests will not be going into the pools with the manatees, there is a possibility of getting wet. Please dress accordingly. Transportation not provided, but can be easily arranged via the resort Concierge desk or various ride-hailing applications.

The San Juan Running Routes

Explore the beauty of San Juan on foot, all while keeping your body moving. Feel your pulse quicken, watch the city’s color blur as you run past, and then stop for a breath to admire cultural landmarks and stunning views.

  • Condado District (2.8 mi | 4.5 km)
  • Old San Juan Extension (+1.4 mi | +2.25 km)
  • Caribe District (3.5 mi | 5.6 km)

Walk Through Old San Juan

Visit the history hidden in the colorful buildings and paved streets of Old San Juan, speak with the locals, connect with the stories, and discover how rich life can be.

  • Currently, the largest fort built by Spain in the modern world, the Castillo San Cristóbal is a mighty structure that adds to the unforgettable landscape.
  • Time back to the 15th century at Catedral de San Juan Bautista, the oldest church on U.S. soil.
  • Visit El Morro, an undefeated six-story fortress perched at the top of Old San Juan and be awed by the fullness of its history.

Visit Condado

An extraordinary oceanfront that dominates San Juan. Beach lovers, night owls, and foodies come to Condado to experience Puerto Rico’s finest restaurants and activities.

  • Sink your feet in the golden sand as you walk along the shorefront.
  • Explore the best places to eat out and try the local cuisine.
  • Watch the moon as it reflects over the water and illuminate every beautiful sight.
  • Enjoy paddle boarding and kayaking on the lagoon, and if the time is right, catch a sight of the manatees that inhabit the space.

Hit the Arts & Music Scene

San Juan is covered in art at every turn. Music makes up the soul of San Juan, so close your eyes and listen to the way the city sings.
To explore the most enriching art and music spots in Puerto Rico, head to:

  • The El Morro gallery to explore avant-garde works.
  • Dance the night away in La Factoria (Old San Juan) or Calle Cerra in Santurce.
  • Have a history lesson at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico.

The Majestic El Yunque Rainforest

Filled with natural pools, waterfalls, rivers, streams, and creeks, at nearly 29,000 acres of pure tropical rainforest, the El Yunque forest is a gem in the crown of Puerto Rico.

  • Visit the Concierge desk for information on available tours (including transportation).
  • Visit the El Portal Visitor Center, enjoy the interpretive trails and try to spot the endangered Puerto Rican Parrot.
  • Hike through the lush and vivid green forest, and keep an eye out for the native coqui frog.
  • Cool off from the afternoon heat with a swim in the cool natural pools.

Unmissable Tours & Activities

With access to rich history, vivid art, aquatic activities, and golden sand, San Juan is the dream location for the perfect holiday. At Caribe Hilton, experience living in paradise while soaking in the richness of San Juan.

  • Go on a guided walking tour of the Old San Juan city.
  • Take an underground adventure off the beaten path on a cave tour.
  • Enjoy San Juan’s bioluminescent tour and explore the rare Puerto Rican phenomenon of bioluminescent ecosystems.

Museums & Galleries

Puerto Rico’s history has stories to read on and on, if you want to experience the grandeur of the history in real time then explore the halls of these museums and galleries:

  • Visit Museo de la Americas to uncover the culture of Puerto Rico’s indigenous people.
  • With 18 museum halls, take a stroll through the Museum of Art of Puerto Rico to immerse yourself at the pulse of San Juan’s color and culture.
  • For a unique experience, visit Casa Blanca, a historic house that was lived in by Puerto Rico’s first governor, Juan Ponce de León.

Shopping

From hundreds of well-known brands to outlet centers and talented local artisans, Puerto Rico offers a wide variety of retail options.

The Mall of San Juan is conveniently located just minutes away from the Luis Muñoz Marín Airport, it’s Puerto Rico’s newest must-see shopping destination. Less than a 15-minute drive from Caribe Hilton, guest will find the largest shopping center in the Caribbean at Plaza Las Américas, offering the opportunity to browse through over 300 shops, dining and entertainment options.