There is a free trolley that travels around the main shopping area of Old San Juan all throughout the day, which allows tourists to take advantage of low prices on high end goods without having to carrying around heavy shopping bags all over town.
Shopping is diverse, and includes everything from luxury good like brand name fashion, accessories, jewelry, and perfumes to local shops down narrow alleyways which allow you to shop like a local. You'll even find a lot of names you recognize, especially when it comes to grocery and drug stores.
If you enjoy shopping for gifts you might want to try Mi Pequeno San Juan, which is situated in Old San Juan. The owners here painstakingly recreate San Juan on a miniature scale, building by building. You can purchase these pieces of your favorite place, and bring it back with you, or as a gift. The property is situated at 107 Calle Cristo.
A second option is El Galpon, which is located a short distance of Mi Pequeno San Juan. El Galpon sell an variety of souvenirs, though their most popular are their panama hats and local cigars. Hand carved Santos, masks, and photographs of Old San Juan are also available. Visitors can find them at 154 Calle Cristo.
A third shop to consider is Spicy Caribbee. The local spices and concoctions that Spicy Caribee serves are not for the weak; these spices are hot! They can be found at 154 Calle Cristo.
Many of the gift and souvenir shops located in Old San Juan can be seen down below.
|(787) 977-0389||Old San Juan|
|(787) 722-1074||Old San Juan|
|(787) 725-0652||Old San Juan|
|(787) 724-1260||Old San Juan|
|El Galpon||(787) 725-9345||Old San Juan|
|(787) 721-6987||Old San Juan|
|(787) 725-7390||Old San Juan|
|--||Old San Juan|
|Mi Pequeno San Juan||(787) 977-1636||Old San Juan|
|(787) 722-1135||Old San Juan|
|--||0.4 mi. East-Northeast of Old San Juan|
|(787) 977-8214||Old San Juan|
|Spicy Caribbee||(787) 725-4690||Old San Juan|
One of the interesting specialty retailers in this area is The Butterfly People. This venue is found in the heart of Old San Juan. In full accordance with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Butterfly People creates boxed artwork from the preserved remains of butterflies from around the world who have lived a full life cycle and died naturally. They are located at 152 Fortaleza.
A second option is Walter Otero Contemporary Art, which is located approximately a mile and a half (approximately two and a half kilometers) to the east of The Butterfly People. With hopes of breaking the traditional gallery mold, this contemporary fine arts facility offers international pieces of artwork that speak to current times in a way that is both fascinating and aesthetically appealing. Guests will find them at 402 Avenida Constitucion.
Galería Éxodo: The galleries are open from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. They're at 152 & 200B Cristo Street.
Lots of the specialty shops in Old San Juan are provided directly below.
|Jewelry Store||(787) 724-3941||Old San Juan|
|Jewelry Store||(787) 721-0855||Old San Juan|
|Jewelry Store||(787) 725-0263||Old San Juan|
|Jewelry Store||(787) 725-7155||Old San Juan|
|Effy Jewelers San Juan||Jewelry Store||(787) 721-0256||Old San Juan|
|Forteleza Antiques||Antiques and Used Merchandise Dealer||(787) 723-1229||Old San Juan|
|Galería Éxodo||Art Gallery||(787) 723-4913||Old San Juan|
|Art Gallery||(787) 721-4362||Old San Juan|
|Jewelry Store||(787) 289-0990||Central Old San Juan|
|Art Supply and Craft Store||(787) 725-5596||Old San Juan|
|The Butterfly People||Art Gallery||(787) 723-2432||Old San Juan|
|Antiques and Used Merchandise Dealer||(787) 725-3547||Old San Juan|
|Walter Otero Contemporary Art||Art Gallery||(787) 627-5797||1.5 mi. East of Old San Juan|
Enjoy looking for interesting clothing? You might want to visit Stella Nolasco Boutique Atelier -- it's located in eastern Old San Juan. Famous around the world for her sense of style that couples modernity with classic styles, Stella Nolasco has dressed celebrities like Beyonce Knowles, Judy Reyes, and Bo Derek. Now, you can wear her designs, too. Visitors will be able to find them on Avenue de Diego, Plaza de Diego #310 .
A second good option is Cigar House -- which is found approximately three and a half miles (approximately five and a half kilometers) to the west-northwest of Stella Nolasco Boutique Atelier. Offering the largest selection of cigars in Old San Juan, Cigar House is a refined spot where you can pick out exotic cigars and sample Caribbean rums. You'll find them at 27 Fortaleza.
A third apparel shop you might want to visit is Pirana Joe San Juan. This brand name is recognized throughout the Caribbean and has become a namesake for beach fun. Created by three friends hoping to recapture the adventurous spirit of their youths, Pirana Joe is great for island-style clothing and souvenirs. Visitors can find them
Look through the following chart for information concerning apparel shops available.
|Chic Lolita||Boutique||(787) 424-3177||Old San Juan|
|General Clothing Store||(408) 554-9030||4.0 mi. Southeast of Central Old San Juan|
|Cigar House||Boutique||(787) 723-5223||Old San Juan|
|Concalma||Boutique||(787) 421-4212||Old San Juan|
|Boutique||(787) 408-0901||Old San Juan|
|Hotel Casa Condado||Women's Clothing and Accessories Store||(787) 863-2100||3.0 mi. East of Central Old San Juan|
|Iconica Culture Wear||General Clothing Store||--||Old San Juan|
|Women's Clothing and Accessories Store||(787) 721-4326||3.8 mi. East of Central Old San Juan|
|Department Store||(787) 296-3971||4.0 mi. Southeast of Central Old San Juan|
|General Clothing Store||(787) 722-3020||Old San Juan|
|Boutique||(787) 724-8571||Old San Juan|
|Pirana Joe San Juan||Swimwear, Beachwear and Sportswear Store||--||Old San Juan|
|General Clothing Store||(787) 722-2136||Old San Juan|
|Stella Nolasco Boutique Atelier||Boutique||(787) 723-2897||3.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central Old San Juan|
|Boutique||(787) 723-3593||Old San Juan|
Got the munchies? Kasalta Bakery, Inc. is located within Ocean Park, 3.9 mi. East of central Old San Juan. This spot is a mixture of a deli, bakery, and bistro, where you'll find a nice selection of gourmet fare. This includes dinner dishes like fish and vegetables, baked goods, sandwiches and the ingredients to make sandwiches, and more. If you would like to call before making reservations, you can do so at (787) 727-6593.
A second place to consider is Old San Juan Farmers Market, which is located 3.9 mi. (6.4 km) to the west of Kasalta Bakery, Inc.. The Farmers Market comes to Old San Juan every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. They are located
Check out this table if you want more information.
|Bakery||(787) 721-7330||Old San Juan|
|Bakery||(787) 832-0070||Old San Juan|
|Bakery||(787) 791-2575||6.6 mi. East of Central Old San Juan|
|Kasalta Bakery, Inc.||Bakery||(787) 727-6593||3.9 mi. East of Central Old San Juan|
|Old San Juan Farmers Market||Fruit and Vegetable Market||--||Old San Juan|
|Grocery Store||(787) 782-9425||3.9 mi. South of Central Old San Juan|
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