Top things to do in San Juan

Top Choice International in San Juan

Baha Bar

One of the island's best stand-alone restaurants, as much for its chill vibe and self-produced craft beer (a pale ale), as for its wide variety of food. The tuna kinilaw and beef bulalo (soup with corn) are especial…
Beach in San Juan

Paliton Beach

Northeast of San Juan is stunning white-sand Paliton Beach. The water is as clear as glass and there are wonderful views of Apo Island. Take the turnoff at the little church in Paliton village, near the island's wes…
International in San Juan

Legend's Sports Bar

Come for Tony, the colourful and friendly owner, self-professed American-wrestling fan and repository of stories about luminaries such as Rick Flair and Randy Macho Man Savage. Stay for the excellent burgers, pasta …
Landmark in San Juan

Balete Tree

Just west of the village of Campalanas is a tremendous balete tree (banyan tree), estimated to be 400 years old and believed by some to be enchanted. In front of the tree is a spring-fed pool filled with flesh-nibbl…
Waterfall in San Juan

Lugnason Falls

From barangay Tubod, a paved road leads 3km up to this pleasant waterfall, which cascades into a crisp and clean teal-green swimming hole. You can jump from the rocks or from a rope swing. Comparably little-visited,…
Italian in San Juan

Marco Polo

A wide variety of pastas and thin-crust pizzas at this casual waterfront eatery. Good breakfast as well.