Catedral de San Juan
Although noticeably smaller and more austere than other Spanish churches, the Catedral de San Juan nonetheless retains a simple earthy...
Museo del Niño
Kids love the three floors of hands-on exhibits stuffed into this orange-and-green building that sits on the edge of a small shady park....
Plaza de San José
This small cobblestone plaza is dominated by a statue of Juan Ponce de León, cast from an English cannon captured in the raid of 1797.
Amigos del Corralón
This great new venue is housed in a slightly grand building dating to the 18th century. Theater, dance and music can be enjoyed on a...
One of El Convento’s culinary highlights is this terrace tapas bar – perched above the hotel’s central courtyard. Perennial favorites...
101 Calle del Cristo · interesting places nearby
El Batey information
If Hunter S Thompson's ghost wanted to relive his Rum Diary days, this is where you’d find him. Cool, crusty and unashamedly divey, the walls of this cavernous drinking joint are covered in graffiti, while the low-key lighting will have you groping in your pockets for spare change to light up the suitably retro jukebox.
El Batey is a place to down shots, shoot pool and ramble soulfully about when Elvis was king and the Bacardí bottles still came from Cuba.