Things to do in Old San Juan
If you like white sand beaches, water sports, walking distance from Dreams Miramar you will find them. The “Escambron Beach” is 10 minute walking from our facility. Is one of the beaches with the blue flag recognition.
You can also visit the “Condado Beach” where there are a variety of water sports.
A lot of history and monuments to visit, from our Spanish heritage. “San Felipe del Morro”, San Cristobal fortress, cobblestone streets, museums, “Princesa” prison, Cristo Chapel, San Juan gate, and much more to visit.
You will also find the American influence that is part of Puerto Rico since 1898, in structures such as the Capitol Building and other structures that have been built after that date.
Many gourmet restaurants or fast food for your delight. Do not forget to try our “mofongo” stuffed with shrimp, meat or chicken. Delicious.
If you like “piña colada”, Old San Juan is the perfect place. “Barrachina” is the place where the “piña colada” was invented, you will love to taste the original “piña colada”.
Famous churches. Do you want to visit the church where Marc Anthony get married? Was at San Juan Bautista Cathedral, that is at Old San Juan.
every year the third weekend of January, we celebrate San Sebastian Street festival at Old San Juan. At this festival you will find live music, diversity of drinks, artisans, typical food, fun for everyone. People book hotel rooms at Dreams Hotel Miramar up to one year in advance for that week-end.
At Old San Juan every weekend you will find artisans, typical food and entertainment near the cruise dock area. Thousands of people walk around Old San Juan looking for souvenirs for their relatives.
If you walk through the streets of Old San Juan, do not forget to try the famous “PIRAGUA”, composed of crush ice with the taste of your predilection. I love raspberry and tamarind.
From Old San Juan you can take a boat to the city of Cataño, where you can visit the Bacardi distillery. Where one of the most famous rums in the world is made. The ride is less than $1.50 each way.
San Juan also has a lot of nightlife. You will enjoy many places with live music, taste mojitos, sangria, local beer, in very romantic places.
Dreams Hotel Miramar offers you a pleasant and safe stay, at more moderate rates than brand hotels. We have rooms for up to six people, with cheaper prices than Airbnb. And we offer complementary transportation to the cruise ports Panamerican pier, on the day of your departure.
For reservations www.dreamsmiramar.com