Destination guide

The tropical setting of San Juan is ready to explore

The area's history and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to San Juan. Renowned for its island views, beaches and seaside, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions such as San Juan Cathedral and San Juan Gate. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around San Juan

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes San Juan a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Punto Verde (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Rio Bayamon Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Dorado Del Mar (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Hipodromo Camarero (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Berwind Country Club (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Carabali Rainforest Park (24.2 mi / 38.9 km)

Seasonal weather in San Juan

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, October, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the tropical setting and other natural features in San Juan

Travellers love San Juan for its island views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, San Juan is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Luis Muñoz Rivera Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Escambron Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Third Millennium Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Condado Beach (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Parque Central Municipio de San Juan (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Parque La Ventana al Mar (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around San Juan

Fly into San Juan (SJU-Luis Munoz Marin Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.4 mi (12 km) from the city centre.

You can see more of San Juan by catching a ride on the metro at Sacred Heart Station, Hato Rey Station or Roosevelt Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around San Juan?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 484 holiday rentals around San Juan. From 118 holiday houses to 280 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around San Juan is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in San Juan?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in San Juan. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Old San Juan: 187 holiday rentals
  • Ballajá: 89 holiday rentals
  • San Cristóbal: 89 holiday rentals
  • Catedral: 89 holiday rentals
  • Puerta de Tierra: 183 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in San Juan! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in San Juan?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in San Juan with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Río Grande: 576 holiday homes
  • Luquillo: 533 holiday homes
  • Humacao: 206 holiday homes
  • Patillas: 35 holiday homes
  • Santa Isabel: 33 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to San Juan?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in San Juan are:

  • Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (SIG): 1,052 holiday houses
  • Humacao (HUC): 674 holiday houses
  • Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU): 1,239 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in San Juan?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in San Juan. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pier 1: 1,000 holiday rentals
  • Port of San Juan: 1,010 holiday rentals
  • Pan American Pier: 1,046 holiday rentals
  • Puerta de San Juan: 994 holiday rentals
  • Museum of our African Roots (Museo de Nuestra Raiz Africana): 994 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Juan listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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