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Ponce

Top 10 Puerto Rico Christmas Must Do’s

Enjoy the happiest and longest Christmas in the world! Starts the last Thursday of November and ends after the San Sebastian Street Festival (mid-January). Puerto Rico offers an endless list of all kinds of activities and events. In every…

Cruceta del Vigía & Japanese Gardens

Cruceta del Vigía This is a very interesting place because in 1801 the people of Ponce built a small watch house and a cross that was used to raise the flag of any incoming ship to the city. Ships could be from different European countries,…

Casa Armstrong- Poventud

The Armstrong-Poventud Residence is a historic building that set the stage for the construction of other homes of similar architectural characteristics and opulence in the late 19th and early 20th The home was designed and built by Manuel…

Museo de la Historia de Ponce/ Ponce History Museum

The historic Salazar-Candal House was built in 1911, commissioned by Dr. Guillermo Salazar Palau. It was designed by architect Blas Silva Boucher. In its facade stand two architectural styles: the neoclassical and moorish. In the 1980’s, it…

Cardona Island

Isla Cardona is a beautiful tiny little island located at the entrance of the Bay of Ponce. It has beautiful beaches, a short trail to the historic lighthouse and it is one of the best places to snorkel because of its crystal clear blue…

Top 10 Ponce Attractions

Ponce is the second largest city in Puerto Rico and it is located in the southern coast. It was established in 1692 by Juan Ponce de León's great-grandson - Juan Ponce de León y Loayza. The city’s architecture, neoclassical colonial, is…

Pelican Beach, Caja de Muerto

A nature reserve, with beautiful beaches, hiking trails, a lighthouse and a cave, this beach is part of the Reserva Natural Isla Caja de Muertos.

Isla de Caja de Muertos (Coffin Island) Nature Reserve

Caja de Muertos is a beautiful uninhabited island off the southern coast of Puerto Rico. This nature reserve offers beautiful beaches, hiking trails, the ruins of a historic lighthouse, a cave and spectacular views from everywhere you are.…