Things to Do
Attractions in Old San Juan
Nestled in the heart of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, Hotel El Convento offers an array of attractions and things to do just steps away. Explore the historic charm of the city, visit iconic landmarks like El Morro Fort and San Juan Cathedral, and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage at the Puerto Rico Museum of Art. Stroll along the colorful streets filled with shops, galleries, and restaurants, savoring the flavors of local cuisine. Relax on pristine beaches, embark on sailing adventures, or enjoy water sports in the sparkling Caribbean waters. With its prime location, Hotel El Convento provides an unforgettable experience, blending history, culture, and natural beauty at your fingertips.
Enjoy a day of shopping at the Caribbean super mall – Plaza Las Américas.
Located minutes from the Luis Munoz Marin airport, this upscale shopping mall offers entertainment for the whole family with a notable playground, and a unique dining experience.
For almost two decades, Club Jibarito has set the standards of luxury retail in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, offering a wide array of Elite jewelry and watch brands.
A women's clothing store with a design that reflects both classic and modern accents with the decoration, that goes simply perfect with the collections available.
Features high to premium quality Panama Hats in a wide range of custom styles and colors for both men and women.
A rustic pizzeria where classic Italian and international dishes are prepared with dedication with local ingredients.
Looking for Brunch? This is the place for you! Inspired in the classic French cafés, this bistro offers a variety of breads, quiches, and styled breakfasts full of creativity for the whole family.
After a sunny afternoon in Old San Juan, nothing better than stopping for a refreshing cool treat.
Possibly the best street to go shopping in Old San Juan, Calle Del Cristo is lined with designer stores, outlets, and boutiques where you can shop till you drop.
With La Fortaleza – the governor’s mansion, as a starting point, this street has a little bit for everyone.
Intimate and exclusive rooftop located in the 3rd floor of St. Germain Bistro at Sol street.
This very modern restaurant with cutting edge dishes is a must in Fortaleza Street.
Chef Franco Seccarelli's first restaurant in San Juan, is a nostalgic trip across classic Italy with its tasteful dishes and fine wine pairings, La Lanterna by Franco Seccarelli is a must stop for a relax and intimate dinner night.
An innovative gastronomic space where chocolate plays the starring role.
Offering creative Puerto Rican and International cuisine for over 50 years, with the best Piña Coladas which were created here by star bartender Don Ramón Portas Mingot in 1963.
Extending out into San Juan Harbor, Castillo San Felipe del Morro is a 16th century military fort and World Heritage Site.
Renowned as the largest Spanish fort built in the Western Hemisphere, Castillo San Cristobal is a San Juan National Historic Site.
One of the oldest buildings in Old San Juan, the beautiful Cathedral of San Juan Bautista is the Roman Catholic cathedral and the second oldest in the Americas.
Located in the doorstep of Old San Juan, in a busy square surrounded by restaurants, cafes, and the historic Tapia Theater making it great for relaxing and people watching.
Take a drive to the northeastern side of the Island to the only rainforest in the US – El Yunque.
Located on the northeast coast of Puerto Rico, Luquillo Beach is often referred to as the sun capital of the Island.
Located in a 350 year old Spanish building, Galería Botello showcases some of the finest internationally recognized artists.
This mixology bar is a must in Old San Juan with its speakeasy vibe and laid-back style. Located in San Sebastian street, at only steps from our hotel.
Neighborhood market turned bar, this whimsical hidden gem captures Old San Juan's nightlife keeping its old school rustic Cuban spirit.
A classic in Old San Juan, right in the corner of San Sebastian and Cristo streets, Nono's is known for creating unforgettable moments for all its visitors.