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Puerto Rico Layover

| September 19, 2014

Stuck on a layover at San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) in Puerto Rico? As a hub for American Eagle, the airport is located in Carolina which is roughly nine miles from San Juan, which makes the city an accessible destination for those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Puerto Rico layover, click here for useful tips.
Puerto Rico layover stopover things to doIf you’re stuck in the airport during your Puerto Rico layover, you can find many fast food options a barber shop, beauty salons, souvenir kiosks, duty free shops, a Banco Popular de Puerto Rico branch and many ATMs all over the facility. An American Airlines Admirals Club can also be found in Concourse C.

If you arrive at night or are looking for a place to rest, there are many hotels right by the airport in Carolina (listed here by price), and many additional hotels a few minutes away in San Juan.

Layover Guide’s Suggestions Of Things To Do On A San Juan, Puerto Rico Layover:

Puerto Rico Tours

There’s virtually every tour you can imagine on this island including kayaking, snorkel, ziplining, segways and tons more. Just pick an activity and check your timing to make sure you can get back to the airport with time to spare!

Bioluminescent Bay

Considered to be the world’s brightest glowing bay, the Bioluminescent Bay glows at night with micro-organisms. Check here to see the best dates to visit the bay!

Flamenco Beach

Named the second most beautiful beach in the world by the Discover Channel, Flamenco Beach is your picturesque sandy beach meets turquoise waters. Great for swimming, snorkeling and catching some rays!

The El Yunque Rain Forest

There’s a lot to see and do in The El Yunque Rain Forest including seeing waterfalls, seeing endangered parrots, feeding the fish on Lobos Island reef and tons more.

Castillo de San Cristobal

The largest fort in Puerto Rico is the Castille de San Cristobal, which was built in 1785 and spans 27 acres.

Have a suggestion for a Puerto Rico layover? Leave a comment below!

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