Instituted in 1521, San Juan is the second-oldest European-founded town in America and the oldest under U.S. administration. Shoehorned onto a small island that overlooks the entrance to San Juan harbor, the old town was introduced almost a century before the Mayflower laid anchor in present-day Massachusetts, and it is now a well-known wonderland that compares historical authenticity with its vibrating modern energy.
Beyond its ancient 15ft-thick walls, San Juan is far more than a compilation of well-polished colonial-era artifacts. The city is also a collection of ever-evolving regions such as Santurce, which has raw energy fueled by street art, superb restaurants and a bar scene that takes over the streets at night. And then there are the beaches. Silky ribbons of the sand line San Juan's northern edge from rich Condado to resort-infested Isla Verde. You can land at the airport and be splashing in the blue waters about in an hour.
In early September 2017, San Juan was hit hard by Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 tornado that formed hot on the heels of record-breaking Hurricane Irm. It was the biggest and strongest hurricane to make landfall in Puerto Rico in eighty-nine years. While many constructions and roads defended wind and flood damage, this city has survived wars, pirates, and storms for centuries. With the help of its energetic and capable citizens, it will rebuild and remain a lovely and captivating place it's always been.
Taxi, Bus, TrainTaxi: A convenient option for visitors to get around San Juan is by taxi. Bus: If you are patient, in no big hurry, and want a much lower cost option of taking a taxi, then you may want to ride a bus to travel.Train: Tren Urbano (Urban Train) is a state-of-the-art rapid transit electric train, affordable like the bus, and the fastest way to travel to and from the metropolitan and suburban areas of central and south San Juan and parts of the neighbouring towns of Guaynabo and Bayamón.
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|Water Bottle||USD 2.00|
|Cup of Coffee||USD 3.00|
|Milk Carton Pack||USD 2.00|
|White Bread||USD 3.00|
|Eggs (12)||USD 3.00|
|Combo Meal||USD 7.00|
|Fine Dining||USD 50.00|
|Bottle of Coke or Pepsi||USD 2.00|
|Domestic Beer||USD 2.00|
|Imported Beer||USD 3.00|
|Bottle of Wine||USD 15.00|
|Cigarettes (20 Pack)||USD 10.00|
|Taxi ( 1 km )||USD 2.00|
|Ticket in local transport (Single way).||USD 2.00|
|Rent ( One Bed Room)||USD 715.00|
No matter what side of the island you’re on, there’s always a place to go dancing, enjoy a drink, and experience the legendary nightlife of Puerto Rico. If you like to party in the street, hit La Placita de Santurce near Old San Juan and dance the night away. A legendary Farmers’ Market by day, La Placita converts into a hot outdoor club by night, complete with booming live music, great restaurants, and late-night bars.
San Juan boasts a vibrant nightlife, with most of its bars, lounges, and rooftops open till late night. Many also have unbelievable views of the city. If you want a more passionate scene at night, then head over to Old San Juan. As you walk around Old San Juan at night, your senses will become loaded with sights, sounds and delicious smells. Black, wrought iron lamps light up and radiate a golden glow to the cobblestone streets, while the huge city walls become more subdued. You’ll hear the sounds of salsa, flamenco, jazz, and classical music coming from eateries and clubs. As you walk, your hunger will grow with the scent of delightful cuisine that makes San Juan so popular in the Caribbean. In addition, you’ll often find live music and events taking place at the plazas and squares around Old San Juan. And best of all, they’re free! Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, as many places offer free salsa lessons.
From hot hotel night, clubs and rooftop hangouts to low-key beachside bars, San Juan's nightlife are so refreshing that you might be surprised to find out its almost morning.
Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport - ICAO
SIG - Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (Isla Grande Airport)
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