Patio del Nispero
Museo del Niño
An orange-and-green building that sits on the edge of a small shady park houses this museum. Kids love the three floors of hands-on...
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 Felisa Rincón de Gautier
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If Hunter S Thompson were still alive and living in Puerto Rico, this is where you’d probably find him. Cool, crusty and unashamedly...
One of El Convento’s culinary highlights is this terrace tapas bar – suspended above the hotel’s central courtyard – that could rival...
Lonely Planet review
Every great Spanish colonial hotel has its shady courtyard and the one at El Convento is the home of the deliciously cool Patio de Nispero, so named for the 350-year-old Nispero tree that resides in its midst. You can enjoy breakfast and lunch here or, even better, escape the hot sun-bleached streets to savor a coffee or an icy mojito during the lazy siesta hour.