Cruises to San Juan, Puerto Rico from Miami

Puerto Rican Pulse: A Day in San Juan

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Docking in Vibrant San Juan

Typically, as the sun climbs high into the morning sky between 7:00 am and 9:00 am, your cruise ship will make its approach to the historic port of San Juan. As you disembark, the lively city opens up around you, with the port area offering a range of amenities including restaurants, shops, and a helpful visitor information center.

Exploring the Rich Tapestry of San Juan

The capital city of Puerto Rico, San Juan, is a treasure trove of history, culture, and architecture. Begin your exploration with the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old San Juan. Stroll along the cobblestone streets and admire the vibrant Spanish colonial buildings.

Don't miss the imposing fortresses of Castillo San Felipe del Morro and Castillo de San Cristóbal, both offering breathtaking views over the city and sea.

Serenity by the Sea: Beaches of San Juan

San Juan boasts some of the Caribbean's most beautiful beaches. Within a short distance from the port, you can find the blue-flag certified Balneario El Escambrón with its calm waters and picturesque views.

For a trendy beach experience, head to Condado Beach, or for a more serene environment, visit Ocean Park Beach.

The Thrill of the Island: Adventures in San Juan

Adventure enthusiasts will find San Juan an exciting playground. Explore the stunning El Yunque National Forest, the only tropical rainforest in the U.S. national forest system, either by hiking or on a thrilling zipline tour.

For a unique experience, consider a kayak tour of the bioluminescent Mosquito Bay.

Sampling San Juan: Local Cuisine

Your visit to San Juan would be incomplete without sampling some of the local dishes. Enjoy traditional Puerto Rican cuisine, featuring dishes like Mofongo (mashed fried green plantains often filled with meat) or Arroz con Gandules (rice with pigeon peas).

Pair your meal with some local rum and end on a sweet note with flan or Tembleque (coconut pudding).

The Perfect Souvenir: Departure from San Juan

As your day concludes, stop by the local shops or markets in Old San Juan to pick up a souvenir. Look for local arts and crafts, Puerto Rican coffee, or a bottle of the famous local rum.

With the beautiful sunset painting the sky, it's time to return to your cruise ship. As you pull away from San Juan, the city's enchanting lights twinkle a fond farewell, and you're off to your next Caribbean adventure.

Explore the location and surroundings of San Juan, Puerto Rico on Google Maps to plan your visit.

San Juan from Miami Cruise Calendar

Discover the San Juan from Miami Cruise Calendar, designed to assist travelers in planning their perfect cruise from PortMiami to the beautiful island of San Juan. This user-friendly calendar features departure dates for cruises heading to San Juan, allowing potential cruisers to select the ideal dates for their trip. Each link within the calendar provides detailed information about the cruises, including the ships, itineraries, and the unique attractions San Juan has to offer. Please note that the dates displayed indicate the departure dates from Miami, not the dates when the ship will arrive in San Juan. Whether you're looking to enjoy water activities, explore local attractions, or simply unwind, the San Juan from Miami Cruise Calendar is an essential resource for planning your cruise from Miami.