Isla Verde can be found on the outskirts of San Juan, the capital of the unincorporated US island territory of Puerto Rico. The district is named after the tiny island of the same name, located just off the northern Puerto Rican coast and is a popular tourist destination for both locals and international tourists, mainly from the United States. To cater for the resort’s steady influx of visitors, there is a great choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation here, mainly in the form of apartments and villas.
The majority of the attractions and amenities to be found within Isla Verde are centred on its beaches. Here there are numerous restaurants, casinos and nightclubs, as well as a number of shops, boutiques and shopping malls, where visitors may purchase local crafts and souvenirs alongside designer items and high street fashions. The beaches themselves are popular amongst water sports enthusiasts, where wind surfing, kite surfing, scuba diving and jet skiing are popular activities. Sun worshippers may simply wish to top up their tans before bathing in the clear ocean sea.
Many visitors enjoying their holidays in Isla Verde will be drawn by the nearby bustling city of San Juan, the island’s capital. Here they will find a wonderful array of attractions and amenities, to suit all interests and tastes. The narrow, winding streets of Old San Juan house the majority of the city’s most impressive historic colonial buildings, as well as its well-preserved ancient defensive walls and fortresses. The city also boasts a wonderfully diverse collection of museums, perhaps the most notable being the Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico, the Pablo Casals Museum and for those who appreciate one of the Bacardi Distillery.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Isla Verde will find that Puerto Rico as a whole enjoys a sub-tropical climate. Summers can get very warm, with temperatures often reaching the mid 30s degrees Celsius in mid summer. Winters are slightly cooler, although temperatures will still average around 27 degrees Celsius. Isla Verde receives an average annual rainfall of around 40 inches, which is quite evenly distributed throughout the year.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Isla Verde will find that British Airways operate a regular direct flight from London Gatwick (LGW) to nearby Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU). They may alternatively first fly to New York (JFK) with such airlines as American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways or Delta Airlines, before taking a connecting flight with American Airlines, Delta Airlines or Jet Blue Airways to Luis Munoz Marin airport.