Activities in Ponce

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Puerto Rico's “Second City” is a charming city, rich with colonial architecture, cultural attractions, and friendly residents.  While it is large in size, it contrasts greatly to San Juan's bustling nature with a more laid back vibe.  Tourists visiting here will find activities that encourage them to discover the vibrant heritage of the Puerto Rican people.

Sightseeing is the top choice of activity here.  Museums, historic buildings, art galleries, and more will fill your days easily.  Fortunately, you can easily get around the central plaza on foot, and many of the most important buildings are within walking distance so you won't find yourself traveling all over town to get it all in.

Visitors who come to Ponce to explore nature will likely want to head to a local park or otherwise outside of city limits, but from this town you can easily make it to the shore to spend some time on the beach, or charter a boat for sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving, or fishing.  


The waters of Ponce are well known for having some big fish. Anglers wanting to test their skills will have be pleased with the options avaliable in the city.

Hoping to go fishing during your vacation? Ponce isn't exactly flooded with charter operators, but there's one charter operator you should be aware of. Use this link to visit our page concerning this topic.


Puerto Rico Golf

Like to play golf? Ponce isn't necessarily a golfing paradise, but the area does have a course. The only course in the area is Costa Caribe Golf & Country Club. To get more information on golf throughout Puerto Rico, visit this page.


Shopping in Ponce

If your group includes some shopping fanatics they might enjoy browsing a few of the area's 59 retail shops. To find out about opportunities for shopping in Ponce, see this page.


Museo de Arte de Ponce

Another great option is spending a day experiencing the sights, sounds and culture of Ponce. The area's sights include 5 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Anyone who needs to find out more concerning area sightseeing opportunities can do so by going to this page.

The following chart enables you to learn a few details concerning a firm that will help you get the most out of your sightseeing time.

Sightseeing Services In Ponce
Name Phone Location
Lorraine Travel & Tours (787) 842-1838 Ponce
VIP Tours PR (787) 536-4683 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Ponce


Puerto Rico Snorkeling

If exploring an underwater world sounds appealing you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Ponce. To find out more about snorkeling opportunities, use this link.


Going to a spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you might be happy to know there are a couple of options located in this area. Those wanting to learn more about this topic can do so by following this link.


Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort

If you want to play some tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. However, we're only aware of one property where you can play tennis in this area.

Other Activities

Details concerning some other activities are shown in the table below.

Other Activities In And Around Ponce
Name Type Phone Location
Caribbean Cinemas - Plaza del Caribe Movie Theater (787) 841-6666 1.6 mi. South of Downtown Ponce
Caribbean Cinemas - Ponce Towne Center Movie Theater (787) 843-2601 1.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Ponce
Estadio Luis Tite Arroyo Sporting Event Venue -- 0.1 mi. Northeast of Central Penuelas
The SUP Shack, Ponce Watersports Equipment Shop (787) 432-9153 2.7 mi. South of Central Ponce

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