Where to stay around San Juan?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 486 holiday lettings near San Juan. From 343 Condos/Apartments to 313 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near San Juan is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in San Juan?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in San Juan. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Ocean Park: 182 holiday homes
  • Condado: 299 holiday homes
  • Plaza las Americas: 1,101 holiday homes
  • Old San Juan: 180 holiday homes
  • Alcaldia (City Hall): 1,045 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in San Juan! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in San Juan?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in San Juan with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Hato Rey Central: 791 holiday lettings
  • Sabana Llana Sur: 814 holiday lettings
  • Cupey: 802 holiday lettings
  • Santurce: 794 holiday lettings
  • Caimito: 801 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in San Juan?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in San Juan. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Plaza las Americas: 1,101 holiday rentals
  • Alcaldia (City Hall): 1,045 holiday rentals
  • Puerto Rico Convention Center: 1,084 holiday rentals
  • Plaza Antonia Quinones: 1,104 holiday rentals
  • Castillo San Felipe del Morro: 1,036 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Juan listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in San Juan, Puerto Rico your home away from home

San Juan is the capital of Puerto Rico, a US territory. It is an important seaport with many visiting cruise ships during the winter. It has a higher standard of living than many Caribbean islands with American branded goods available.

Things to Do in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Shopping, dining and touring the historic city are the main attractions from holiday apartments in San Juan. This historic city has many historic buildings and defensive forts including Fort San Felipe del Morro and Fort San Cristobal, part of the San Juan Historic Site. Take a guided walking tour of the city to discover many narrow streets cobbled with local blue stone, colonial buildings and brightly painted houses rising up the hillside above the port. The city has attracted many artists and musicians and their work is on display in art galleries as well as on the streets. Playa Isla Verde is the best place for watersports. Take a ride on a jet ski or try a banana boat ride around the bay if you dare! Go scuba diving around Condado or snorkeling in the warm waters near Fajardo.

Places to Visit Around San Juan, Puerto Rico

The San Juan Historic Site is well worth visiting from your holiday rental in San Juan. It includes the two colonial-era forts, powder houses and bastions, the El Canuelo fort on the Isla de Cabras and most of the old city walls. The island can be reached via a causeway and the walls of the fort can be walked around. La Fortaleza is the oldest executive mansion in the New World and is a UNESCO world Heritage Site. The Rio Camuy Caves are worth hiking to or visit the lush El Yunque rainforest.

Weather in San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan holiday rentals enjoy a pleasantly warm and sunny tropical climate. For much of the year the area enjoys high temperatures with some humidity with average highs of 32°C (90°F) in the summer months and lows of 23-29°C (73-84°F) in the winter months. The endless sunshine and warm temperatures make San Juan rentals very popular with retirees and snowbirds during the winter months. The rainy season is from August through November although the area can have tropical showers at any time.

Travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan holiday rentals are well served by the Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU) Airport which is in Carolina, about 11 km southeast of the centre of San Juan. It is served by Air Canada from Montreal and Toronto; American Airlines, American Eagle from many of the other Caribbean islands; British Airways from London Gatwick; Spirit Airlines from Fort Lauderdale and many other US destinations served by United, Delta and Continental Airlines. Alternatively the Rafael Hernandez (BQN) Airport is at Aguadilla serving the west end of the island, about 80 miles from San Juan.

Activities and attractions in and around San Juan

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes San Juan a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Punto Verde (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Rio Bayamon Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Dorado Del Mar (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Hipodromo Camarero (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Berwind Country Club (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Carabali Rainforest Park (24.2 mi / 38.9 km)

Seasonal weather in San Juan

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, October, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Exploring the tropical setting and other natural features in San Juan

Travellers love San Juan for its island views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, San Juan is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Luis Muñoz Rivera Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Escambron Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Third Millennium Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Condado Beach (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Parque Central Municipio de San Juan (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Parque La Ventana al Mar (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)