Many tourists use our hotel as their Operations base for visiting the southeast side of the island. Here is a compendia of the most commonly visited sites of interest our guests go to from here and that you might want to consider during your stay with us:
El Yunque National Rain Forest, Río Grande
You should include this on your trip. This is one of the very few Tropical Rain Forests on the world and probably the one easiest for you to visit. Great for plain sight-seeing or hiking (in the hiking case come ready to get soaked.
Vieques and Culebra islands
Small sister islands on an 1 hour ferry ride away. Pristine virgin beaches catalogued as the some of the bests in the world.
Serralles Castle/Museum, Ponce
Learn how the famous Puerto Rican rum started on the island as you visit the glorious castle of the owners that started it all. Guided tours, exhibitions and a nice shop are part of the experience.
La Cruceta del Vigía (Watchman's Cross), Ponce
Right across the Serralles Castle/Museum. The cross is 4 stories high built in concrete cross on top of a hill overlooking the city of Ponce. A panoramic elevator will take you to the crosse's arms where trough glass windows you see the whole city below up to the sea.
Old Firehouse, Ponce
An 1883 Fire Station completely restored. Take your picture next to century old fire trucks.
Hacienda Buena Vista, Ponce
A 19th century coffee plantation restored into a working farm featuring coffee and corn production with working water-produced machinery.
An old restored light house converted into a museum of coasts safekeeping.
Patillas Fishing Village
Picturesque local fishing village where the catch of the day can be bought. A completely calm sea (great for skiing or jet-skis) and typical "kiosks" complete the picture.
Ponce Museum of Art, Ponce
First renowned Art Museum in Puerto Rico. Recently renovated (2010). Established by a former Puerto Rico governor (Luís A. Ferré).
Typical "Roasted Pork" Restaurants
A typical puertorrican gastronomic adventure. Full porks are placed on a big wooden skewer and slow roasted/rotated over smoking wood. See it cooked and served right in front of you.
Inches Beach - Road 3, at Barrio Bajos de Patillas - Best surfing beach on the southeast of PR ( weather permit)
Blue Lagoon (Charco Azul) at Carite Forest - Road. 184 from Patillas to Guavate
There are many other interesting places to see and things to do. Tell us your preferences and we will gladly assist you on visiting your sites of choice