It’s not too early to plan those spring break and summer trips. For families traveling with pint-sized guests, there are a slew of options in Puerto Rico (a quick flight, and no passport required!) for culture, learning, adventure, and relaxing beach vacations.
Art aficionados can discover San Juan’s growing scene with Doubletree Hilton San Juan‘s latest “Art and Culture” package. The Four-Diamond, full-service property, is offering a package perfect for culture enthusiasts! Starting at $139/night, guests receive complimentary passes to the Puerto Rico Museum of Art, located minutes from the hotel. With complimentary breakfast and museum passes for two adults and two children, the package is fun for the whole family! (www.sanjuandoubletree.com)
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Doubletree by Hilton San Juan
Located in central San Juan, DoubleTree by Hilton San Juan is near the airport and close to Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Convention Center, and Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum. Additional points of interest near this hotel include Bithorn Stadium and Plaza del Mercado. Hotel Features. DoubleTree by Hilton San Juan features a restaurant. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and a fitness facility. This 3.5 star property has a business center and offers small meeting rooms. Complimentary wireless and wired high speed Internet access is available in public areas. Wedding services and tour/ticket assistance are available.
Located on the southwestern coast, the Copamarina Beach Resort & Spa is located on a secluded stretch of beach on Caribbean Sea, in the seaside town of Guanica. The 20-acre property includes a 1/2 mile long beach fronting the Caribbean Sea; 106 guest rooms, suites, and villas. The resort offers great value for the price and all-inclusive options– as well as a variety of soft-adventure excursions (the dry forest, scuba diving) and water sports. (www.copamarina.com)
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Copamarina Beach Resort
Copamarina Beach Resort is located on the beach in Guanica, close to Gilligan’s Island. Resort Features. This property offers both all inclusive and room only rates. Meals and beverages at on site dining establishments, taxes, and gratuities are included in all inclusive rates. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities. This Guanica property has a private beach. Copamarina Beach Resort features a restaurant, a poolside bar, and a bar/lounge. The resort serves Cooked to order breakfasts (surcharges apply). Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. Spa amenities include spa services and massage/treatment rooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas.
The Isla Verde Beach Resort is a 240-room beachfront destination with dedicated kids’ pool, toddler pool, playground, arcade, and ice cream bar. Complimentary family-friendly programming includes a kids’ cooking lesson, live music and complimentary salsa and meringue classes, Spanish lessons, movie nights, bingo, trivia, arts & crafts, and face painting. Rates start at $129/night for a double room. (www.sjcourtyard.com)
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Courtyard by Marriott San Juan Isla Verde
Courtyard by Marriott San Juan Isla Verde is located on the beach in Carolina, close to Ocean Park. Other points of interest are Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum and Bithorn Stadium. Courtyard by Marriott San Juan Isla Verde features a restaurant, a poolside bar, a bar/lounge, and a swim up bar. The hotel serves buffet breakfasts (surcharges apply). Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, a spa tub, and a fitness facility. This 3.5 star property has a business center and offers small meeting rooms, a technology helpdesk, and audio visual equipment. High speed Internet access is available in public areas. This Carolina property has event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, a ballroom, and exhibit space. Business services, wedding services, and tour assistance are available.
In Old San Juan, the historic El Convento offers a getaway package for families to soar high above the 400 year-old El Morro Fortress (or at least the kites will!). The package includes accommodations, a one kite per child to fly at El Morro Fortress, admission to Museo de Los Ninos Children’s Museum, and more. Room rates start at $340/night. (http://www.elconvento.com/)
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Hotel El Convento
Hotel El Convento is a business friendly San Juan hotel in the historical district and close to Museo del Nino’s, Alcaldia, and Plaza de Armas. Additional points of interest include Puerto Rico Convention Center and San Juan Cathedral.