Activities in Isla Verde

Set adjacent to the island's main international airport, Isla Verde is part upscale resort town, part residential community.  Tourists will often find themselves traveling outside of town to visit attractions in the San Juan area, but there are also many activities that encourage them to stay put.

The main reason people will choose to stay in Isla Verde is the wide, picturesque beach which encourages both lazy days in the sand and adventurous days participating in water sports like parasailing, kayaking, and snorkeling.  Setting yourself up by the shore should more than keep you busy during the day, then when the sun sets you're treated to some of the best dining and nightlife around.  This includes gourmet restaurants, bars and dance clubs, and even several casinos.  In between all that, you'll be able to get in a few games of tennis, sink into numerous spa treatments, and even do some shopping.  

Bike and Scooter Rental

Despite its rather small size, Isla Verde is a traffic heavy area. A scooter or bike can give you that added mobility to traverse the streets and get where you want.

If you are thinking about feeling the wind in your hair, there is a place that can help make it happen. Those wanting to get more information about this topic can do so by clicking here.


Isla Verde Diving

Not only are the waters off Isla Verde rough, it is also used mostly by commercial vessels. This makes finding a good dive site a little tricky. However, Isla Verde is the transportation center of Puerto Rico, so it can still be a good destination for divers looking to travel to several different parts of the island.

You'll find several dive services and a small number of interesting dive sites in the area. Use this link to visit our page regarding scuba diving in this area.


Go Tarpon

Even though some of the best fishing in Puerto Rico is located some distance from Isla Verde, many tourist choose to stay here. The reason is due in large part to the many conveniences in the area, and the ability to find many charters in nearby areas.

Fishing is popular in this area, as suggested by the existence of 5 charter operators in this area. Navigate here to read our guide to this topic.


Want to play some golf on vacation? There are a pair of golf courses in the area. The area courses are Fort Buchanan Golf Club and Río Bayamón Golf Course. For more information concerning the course, including contact information, number of holes, location, and more simply click on the name of the course. To see our complete page about golf throughout San Juan, read this article.

Sailing and Boating

La Rumba Party Cruises

The following table enables you to learn a few details concerning area firms that can enable you to get out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Isla Verde
Name Phone Location
Castillo Tours (787) 791-6195 Condado District, 1.8 mi. Northwest of Central Isla Verde
La Rumba Party Cruises (787) 375-5211 Old San Juan, 6.5 mi. West of Central Isla Verde
Sail Old San Juan (787) 340-7567 Miramar, 4.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde
Sail San Juan Bay (787) 667-7778 Viejo San Juan, 5.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde
San Juan Water Tours (787) 624-6295 Viejo San Juan, 6.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde

If you want to find out about charter operators and local marinas navigate to this page.


Stella Nolasco Boutique Atelier

If you have some shopping aficionados in your group, they'll be interested to know that there are at least 52 retailers in this area. If you want to discover more about shopping in and around Isla Verde, you can do so by following this link.


Museo de arte de Puerto Rico

Sightseeing is another great activity for visitors to Isla Verde. Area sights include 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Tourists who enjoy natural surroundings are likely to have a good time at the area's waterfall and outdoor parks. For a more comprehensive look at available sightseeing attractions, read this article.

Information about a firm that will help you have a great time enjoying the local sights can be found in the following chart:

Sightseeing Services In And Around Isla Verde
Name Phone Location
Atlantic San Juan Tours (787) 644-9841 2.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Isla Verde
Eggie Travel & Tours (787) 776-4444 Carolina, 5.2 mi. Southeast of Central Isla Verde
Segway Tours -- Old San Juan, 6.4 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde
Tropical Land Tours (787) 222-6436 Carolina, 5.2 mi. Southeast of Central Isla Verde


Atlantic San Juan Tours

If you are thinking about snorkeling on your vacation you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance during your vacation in Isla Verde. To get more information about nearby snorkeling opportunities, use this link.


Relaxing in a spa might be the highlight of your entire vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, considering that there are 5 different spas in this area. To reach our detailed page about spas, check out this page.


Caribe Hilton

If you enjoy playing tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 4 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The information that follows can help clarify your options. At a glance, you'll see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other details. Click on the names to read more details concerning the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In And Around Isla Verde
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Caribe Hilton Viejo San Juan, 4.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde 4 check
El San Juan Resort & Casino, a Hilton Hotel Central Isla Verde 4
Ritz-Carlton San Juan Hotel, Spa, & Casino Central Isla Verde 2 check
Condado Plaza Hilton Condado District, 4.3 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde 2 check

For instance, Caribe Hilton is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.

Other Activities

15 Knots Kiteboarding School

The chart right below provides you with some key facts regarding other activities.

Other Activities In And Around Isla Verde
Name Type Phone Location
15 Knots Kiteboarding School Kitesurfing Operator (787) 215-5667 0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Isla Verde
Caribbean Cinemas - Plaza Escorial Movie Theater (787) 757-6181 3.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Isla Verde
It's Yoga Puerto Rico Fitness Centers and Instructors (787) 677-7585 Ocean Park, 2.6 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde
José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum Concert Halls and Performing Arts Centers (787) 294-0001 Hato Rey, 2.7 mi. West of Central Isla Verde
Weisner Cinema Movie Theater (787) 721-1273 Ocean Park, 2.4 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde

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