Isla Verde Attractions

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An affluent town which houses the island's major international airport, Isla Verde attracts tourists thanks to its convenient location and descent beaches.  Many people who stay in town will find it easy to make trips over to Old San Juan and many of the surrounding towns in order to take advantage of the immense cultural and natural attractions, but for shopping and nightlife, this spot can't be beat. 


Carolina Beach

There are a large selection of beaches to consider visiting in and around the area. You can click on the name of the beach to get additional information about that specific beach.

Ocean Park: Ocean Park can be found along Calle Park Boulevard, where a number of asphalt parking lots are available.

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Another alternative for beach-goers to consider is Carolina Beach. Carolina Beach enjoys soft white sand dotted with palm trees and aqua marine waters that are known for being warm. The waters that wash onto the shore are from the Atlantic Ocean, and can be rough.

Isla Verde Beach: Relax on the sandy shores on a quiet day, or party with friends on weekends when things get more lively. There's plenty to do in the water from parasailing to waterskiing.

Needless to say, you can find a wide range of beaches to choose from in and around the area. Read this page if you want to discover some more facts.

Landmark Attractions

Museo de arte de Puerto Rico

Museo de arte de Puerto Rico is a museum just on the edge of Isla Verde. Spanning 130,000 square feet, the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico has worked towards providing the Puerto Rican public with access to contemporary artwork since 2000. There is a permanent collection of Puerto Rican and Latin art from the 16th century to present, plus a number of educational programs that are available to educate the public and raise awareness about the world of visual arts.

Another interesting landmark worth visiting is Museum of History, Anthropology and Art. It is situated at University Of Puerto Rico San Juan and located in Rio Piedras, 2.9 mi. South West of central Isla Verde. The exhibits can vary greatly, from skeletons and mummies, to artifacts, pictures, and paintings. It is tough to say exactly what you will see when you go as the university constantly changes what is on display.

Museum Of Art Of Puerto Rico: The collection of artwork begins with works created in the 17th century and continue on through to the works of today. Mediums run the gamut, including print work, photography, painting, sculpture, drawing, and new media.

Of course, the area includes a wider range of places to see. To get more information on landmarks in and around the area, read this article.

Natural Attractions

Bosque Estatal De Piñones

Bosque Estatal De Piñones is one of the better known natural attractions. The park contains a boardwalk that stretches through a dense collection of mangroves. This vital ecosystem to Puerto Rico is home to a number of wildlife that cannot survive in other habits.

This is only one example of the options worth consideration Go to this extended discussion which is all about natural attractions in and near Isla Verde if you're interested in learning more details.


Feeling Lucky? Those wanting to try their luck will discover plenty of opportunities to do so in and near the area.

El San Juan Casino, which is on the premises of El San Juan Resort & Casino, a Hilton Hotel, is located within the heart of Isla Verde. El San Juan Casino is known as one of the finest, most elegant in the Caribbean. Guests can win anything from money to a free nights stay when they join the Players Club.

If you like slot machines, you might like Oasis Casino. The Oasis Casino is a non-smoking facility at which guests can try their hand in a game of luck and more. There are slot machines and game tables, as well as live entertainment on the weekends, daily activities, and fun raffles.

Ritz-Carlton Casino provides a selection of games for gamers to try out, including Baccarat, Bingo, Blackjack, Poker - 3 card, and Poker - Let it Ride. The casino at the Ritz-Carlton not only offers 340 slot machines and a collection of table games like Let it Ride and Roulette, but frequently hosts live music and offers complimentary Players Club memberships to guests. When you gamble here, you know you'll be treated like an honored guest.

These are merely a few of what's on the island. Click to view our page concerning gaming in and near Isla Verde.


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