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Where to Go For Brunch in San Juan

Here in San Juan, we love a good brunch! What better way to enjoy the weekend than to eat amazing food with great company.  We’re rounded up some of our favorites so you don’t miss out on the best brunch spots in San Juan. This list has a bit of everything – from lemon meringue…

Things to Eat, See and Do in Rincón

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With its laid-back attitude and leisurely pace, this surf town in Puerto Rico’s northwest corner is a favorite of both locals and tourists. Just a two hour drive from San Juan, Rincón is known for world-class waves, picture perfect sunsets, amazing eats and an uber chill vibe. Headed out west? Here are our top tips…

Culinary Tour with Spoon in Old San Juan

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  In July 2018, Discover Puerto Rico was created as the Island’s official DMO (Destination Management organization). DMOs are not for profit organizations whose purpose is to grow the visitor economy and enhance long-term economic development. We look forward to working with the DMO to help position Puerto Rico as the Caribbean’s premier destination for…

SanSe 2018 – San Juan’s Biggest Party!

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In our tropical paradise where holiday decorations are still up and roasted pig is eaten by the pounds, we are gearing up for the biggest party of the year! The annual ‘SanSe’ festival (Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián) will take place January 17 – 21 in Old San Juan. Think Mardi Gras meets Carnaval…

Lote 23, An Eclectic Outdoor Food Space

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Santurce just got a whole lot cooler! Known as the art and music district, Santurce is now home to Lote 23. This outdoor food space divided into four terraces brings together 16 culinary concepts including a rotational kiosk. Decorated with colorful murals by local artists, ‘El Lote’ is the newest place in San Juan to…

History of Puerto Rican Rum: 150 Years of Serrallés Rum

The Serralles Castle

On a recent summer evening, we were invited to take part in a historic moment, the 150-year celebration of the Serrallés rum empire. The event took place at the Serrallés Castle, a mansion built in the 1930s for the founder’s son, Juan Eugenio Serrallés. The majestic castle, completely dressed in lights, could be seen from…