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.
If 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.
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!
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.
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