Puerto Rico has so much to explore and offer its visitors, such as great food, diverse culture, and fascinating historical sites, so it may seem overwhelming to try to plan the best vacation ever when the options seem endless. To help take some of the stress out of preparing for your trip, we put together our recommendations for how to spend the day when you’re visiting us on the Enchanted Island.
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM: Breakfast at aMare
Join us for breakfast at our signature restaurant, aMare, located on the first floor of our hotel. aMare features Caribbean cuisine with an Italian twist and panoramic views of the Atlantic ocean! View the breakfast menu here.
8:30 AM – 1:00 PM: El Yunque Zipline Adventure
Start your day with a thrill! Zip down 11 lines through the forest canopy, rappel from a treetop and take a dip in three different natural pools. All equipment and round-trip hotel transportation is provided with your 5-hour zip line adventure from San Juan. You have the option of several different departure times throughout the day, so you can choose the adventure that best fits your schedule! Learn more.
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM – Lunch at Jose Enrique
After you’ve worked up an appetite, make the short trip over to La Placita for lunch at one of the most popular restaurants on the island: Jose Enrique. This no-reservation restaurant serves incredible Puerto Rican dishes that are definitely worth the wait. The namesake chef, Jose Enrique has been nominated for several James Beards Awards, amongst his other numerous accolades.
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Explore Old San Juan
After lunch, explore the beautiful old streets of Old San Juan. You can find charming local shops, restaurants serving up authentic Puerto Rican cuisine, and colorful buildings that line the lovely cobblestone streets. Old San Juan is rich in culture and history and is a must-see while you are visiting Puerto Rico.
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Helicopter Tour
Take to the skies on a helicopter tour! With different flight options available, you can choose to tour the beach or the mountains from above! Explore new heights and see all of the wonders this magnificent island has to offer, like never before. Learn More.
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM – Take a Dip in the Infinity Pool
After your helicopter tour, head back to Serafina to enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail and go for a swim in our iconic fresh-water infinity pool. You can relax and unwind before dinner as the waves from the Atlantic Ocean break on the beach that sits just inches below.
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Dinner at Oceano
San Juan is full of incredible restaurants and lucky for us, many of them are walking distance or a short taxi ride from our hotel. Oceano is a chic and sophisticated restaurant serving up the incredible Caribbean fare, set within a beautiful modern beachfront mansion.
10:30 PM – ALL NIGHT – Partying & Dancing at Serafina Beach Hotel
After you finish your incredible meal, return to Serafina Beach Hotel and dance the night away on the pool deck under the stars. You can’t go wrong with great music, beautiful people and hand-crafted cocktails. With our amazing line-up of exclusive parties and the hottest DJs, this is the place to see and be seen in the Caribbean.
There are so many amazing things to see and explore here in Puerto Rico. For help with planning the perfect vacation and booking unforgettable adventures, contact the Explore the Island Concierge at Serafina Beach Hotel today!