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Pet Friendly Lodging:

Wildane Kennels boards and ships cats and dogs with a pick up service. Tel 787-887-2140. Both of these boarding kennels are well established and very reliable.

Green Isle will allow your pets in Isla Verde.

El Convento Hotel. A beautifully restored convent. Great staff and security. $240. and up. Look for internet deals. Tel 1-800-468-2779 local 787-723-9020. Their restaurant, 'Panza' is world class.

The Gallery Inn, San Juan. Guesthouse. Historic 300 year old rambling buildings with interior courtyard, artists residence and studio. Art, antiques and views. Lots of stairs to rooms, fairy tale labyrinth, quite unique. Some rooms are rather small with steep steps. pricey. Tel. 787-722-1808.

Sheraton Hotel Old San Juan. Large new building, but fits in architecturally. Across from the Cruise Ship Dock, very convenient location, small pool on an upper floor. Casino off the lobby. Nearby restaurants are among the best in San Juan. Aguaviva, Parrot Club and Dragonflies. $185. and up.

Mid Range:

El Milano is a reasonably nice hotel in the medium price range. On Fortaleza Street. Can be noisier than Plaza de Armas and about the same price range.



El Yunque Rainforest for more information see lodging page.

Central Mountains (Cordillera Central)

Utuado. La Casa Grande. Green setting between hills, between two nearby lakes, Dos Bocas and Caonillas. Pool, restaurant. Good location for lake fishing. Tel 1-888-343-2272 or locally 894-3939, 894-3900

Jayuya. Parador Hacienda Gripinas. Countryside still. Restored Coffee Plantation, here you can experience a little of what Puerto Rico used to be! Lovely wooden building. Well liked. Pool. Tel. 787-828-1717, 828-1718 or 1-800-981-7575. $74.plus tax and a package with dinner and breakfast is $109. plus tax for 2 persons. Good deal. . Not too much to do in the area. Summer rates are higher, some packages apply.

Take a nature tour through a small coffee farm in Jayuya. Another coffee farm is in Barrio Coabey just above Jayuya.

* Elena recommends a stop at the public municipal hot springs pool. An hour stop on your way somewhere else. Coamo. Parador Banos de Coamo. Terrific hot springs kept clean by the town. The Parador has its' own thermal pool that is not as hot. Coamo is hot and dry, not far in from the coast, just below the foothills. The parador is OK, nice restaurant. tel. 825-2186, 825-2239. Great day trip. ( do not go to the public hot springs at night).


Punta Santiago, Humacao Barefoot Travelers Rooms on the beach right next to a coastal nature reserve, offers kayaking and three individual guestrooms. has pool , beach, and accepts one night stays. email: < flypuertorico@gmail.com > Tel. 787-850-0508

Yabucoa. Parador Palmas de Lucia. nice and new, pool and restaurant. The beach can be rough, good stop for the night only. tel 787-893-4423.

Maunabo. Playa Emajagua Guesthouse. w/kitch, pool. Ocean can be rough with too much current to swim. Very picturesque setting. modest rooms.

Guayama has a nice hotel, motel type, well run, clean rooms and nice restaurant and pool.

The Salinas Marina Hotel is modest, clean and reasonable, good stop for a night on a road trip but noisy on busy weekends.

Guanica. Copamarina Hotel. almost a luxury hotel, nice restaurant. Scuba concession. Pool. On a very shallow beach, no swiming because of eel grass but a quick boat ride to nearby Gilligans Island mangroves and nice beach and snorkeling. 1-800-468-4553. local tel. 821-0505.

Parguera. Parador La Parguera. Long established with a nice restaurant. Pool On the water but you need to hire a boat to go out to the sandy cays to go swimming. Evening trips to the bioluminescent Bay leave from the dock. Tel. 899-7777

* Elena recommends. Cabo Rojo lighthouse area. Parador Bahia Salinas. Lovely setting on the ocean. Lots to do in this area. Many nice beaches. Pool. Good walking in this natural area.

Rincon is a surfers paradise. All Hotels are listed on the Rincon page.

Isabela. Villas Montanas. Fancy villas, pool, nice restaurant. Fantastic beach with dunes. Rough but a few sheltered places to swim. $300. and up. No night life nearby. Not sure how the new management is doing, hear some not so good rumors.

Isabela. Ocean Front Hotel. Same beautiful 'Jobos' beach, modest accommodations. restaurant. $70. * People like it here! Good Value. tel. 872-0444 Great view over ocean and dunes from dining room.

Isabela. Villas Mar Hau. Cottages w/kitch on the same beach.$85. one bdrm, $115. two bdrm. Tel. 872-2045. Good horseback riding rentals across the way.

Camuy Caves Tour Information:
The caves are open Tuesday to Sunday and holidays from 8:00 am to 3:45 pm. Entrance fee $10, parking is $2 and the number of visitors is regulated. Ticket window and information at Rio Camuy Cave Park Puerto Rico Land Administration, HCO3-33504, Box 363767, San Juan, PR 00936, tel 787-723-8194 or 787-898-3100. It is recommended to call first.


City of Ponce

There are many excellent places to stay in Ponce..