San Juan – Isla Verde

Explore Fun Things to Do in San Juan


As one of the oldest and most diverse cultures in the world, Puerto Rico is a vibrant multicultural society molded by Spanish, African, Indian and United States influences. With twenty-first century conveniences in an alluring sixteenth century historical setting that is both ultra-modern and exotic, Puerto Rico is truly “The Island of Enchantment.”

Unlike other local places to stay, our resort is both affordable and strategically located. Less than a mile from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU) and directly on the Blue Flag certified Isla Verde Beach, we offer many pool and oceanfront amenities on-site, as well as a full-service casino

Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort is prominently situated within the neighborhood of Isla Verde itself, a distinctively active and tropical area of the island. As our guest, you’ll be within walking distance of well-recognized brand supermarkets and pharmacies as well as over 20 restaurants, ranging from fast-food to fine dining to world-renowned brands options.


But a visit to Puerto Rico would not be complete without visiting the historic sites, museums, shopping centers, natural attractions, golf courses, churches and horse racing tracks of San Juan.

Visit these popular attractions and things to do:

  • Old San Juan Historical District (10 miles)
  • El Morro Fort (10 miles)
  • San Cristobal Fort (7.6 miles)
  • The Mall of San Juan (3.7 miles)
  • El Yunque Rainforest (20 miles)
  • Casa Bacardi (12 miles)
  • Dorado Beach Golf Course (15 miles)
  • Aquasol Water Park Carolina (1 mile)
  • Museo del Nino Carolina(5 miles)
  • San Juan Cathedral (10 miles)

Spend time in Isla Verde before or after your cruise. Go on a sightseeing tour of Old San Juan. Climb the steps of El Morro, a national historic site. Savor the taste of authentic Latin, Caribbean, Spanish, French, German, Greek, Asian and Italian food. Visit The Mall of San Juan which is a state-of-the art, two level, enclosed mall, that features and exclusive variety of merchants and offers exquisite dining and entertainment, with unique retailers and a children's play area not found anywhere else in the island. See over 240 different species of trees at El Yunque National Rainforest. Dance the night away at one of many local clubs. Find more than what you’re looking for at Plaza Las Americas – however you plan to spend your time in Isla Verde and San Juan, we are here to help!

Ask our friendly concierge staff for expert advice; help making reservations; and personal recommendations on visiting the local area!

  • Old San Juan Coastline
  • Paseo de La Princesa
  • San Cristobal Fort
  • The Mall of San Juan
  • El Yunque - Rain Forest
  • El Yunque Waterfall
  • Casa Bacardi
  • Aquasol Water Park Carolina
  • Museo del Niño Carolina
  • Surfing
  • Beach Getaway
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