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....
Museo Felisa Rincón de Gautier
This museum, an attractive neoclassical townhouse, was the longtime home of San Juan’s beloved mayor, Doña Felisa. She presided over the...
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...
Patio del Nispero
The shady courtyard at the El Convento is home to the hotel's all-day restaurant, so named for the resident 350-year-old Nispero tree....
Hotel El Convento, 100 Calle del Cristo · interesting places nearby
El Picoteo information
One of El Convento’s culinary highlights is this terrace tapas bar – perched above the hotel’s central courtyard. Perennial favorites include tortilla, meatballs, garlic prawns, ceviche and various cheeses. More substantial offerings include paella. Get a table at sunset and watch the rosy hues play off the shadows of the lovely courtyard.