What's Located Around Howard Johnson Ponce

Nearby Beaches

La Guancha

Some of the most anticipated attractions to visit in Puerto Rico are the beloved beaches. Travelers who like to have fun yet relax will love Howard Johnson Ponce because it's able to provide the perfect blend of privacy and convenience. While the property is somewhat set away from heavy tourist areas, you also will not be very far from the coast.

Each of the places along the coast of Puerto Rico have their own personalities; these characteristics could affect how much time you want to spend there, and what you need to bring. The most proximate beaches to the property are La Guancha and Playa de Ponce.

One of the closest picks is La Guancha. Keep in mind that this beach is found two and a half miles to the south-southwest of this property, so your party won't have to journey far to find a place to sit by the water. La Guancha Beach is not one of Puerto Rico's more popular beaches for swimming, but it is a great place for strolling and socializing. The boardwalk here is filled with kiosks selling food, drinks, and souvenirs, and salsa music blares throughout, making it a fun and lively environment.

Nearby Areas

Guests who are interested to know about the surrounding area's offerings might want to find out how far—or near—the nearest town or city is from their accommodations. Howard Johnson Ponce is located in Mercedita, in the eastern outskirts of Ponce.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Howard Johnson Ponce:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Ponce 2.4 W
Ponce 2.7 W
Capitanejo 3.0 E
Coto Laurel 3.2 NE
Potala Pastillo 5.7 E
Juana Diaz 5.8 NE
Guayabal 7.2 NE
Penuelas 9.9 WNW
Las Ollas 10.3 E
Santa Isabel 11.5 E

Nearby Attractions

Museo de Arte de Ponce

Howard Johnson Ponce makes for an excellent spot for active vacationers. There are a great deal of active pursuits to be enjoyed when searching from this lodging. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, such as Abolition Monument, Caribbean Cinemas - Plaza del Caribe, and Museo de Arte de Ponce. The nearest attraction of the three is Abolition Monument.

To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Howard Johnson
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Abolition Monument Monument 2.4 W 0.3 mi. Southeast of Ponce
Caribbean Cinemas - Plaza del Caribe Movie Theater 2.6 WSW 1.4 mi. South of Ponce
Museo de Arte de Ponce Museum 2.4 W Downtown Ponce
Centro Historico Historical Site 2.4 W Downtown Ponce
Casa Alcaldia Historical Site 2.5 W Downtown Ponce
Lion Fountain Monument 2.5 W Downtown Ponce
Parque Las Delicias Park 2.5 W Downtown Ponce
Parque De Bombas Historical Site 2.5 W Downtown Ponce
Statue Of Munoz Rivera Monument 2.5 W Downtown Ponce
Memorial To Don Domingo Historical Site 2.4 W Downtown Ponce
Ponce History Museum Museum 2.4 W Downtown Ponce
Museum Of Puerto Rican Music Museum 2.3 W Downtown Ponce
Museo Francisco Pancho Coimbre Museum 2.2 W Downtown Ponce
Caribbean Cinemas - Ponce Towne Center Movie Theater 4.1 W 1.6 mi. West-Southwest of Ponce
Museo Castillo Serralles Museum 2.9 W 0.7 mi. North of Ponce
Cruceta El Vigia Monument 3.0 W 0.7 mi. North of Ponce
Tibes Indian Ceremonial Center Historical Site 3.9 NW 2.5 mi. North of Ponce
Luis A. Wito Morales Park Park 4.6 N 5.2 mi. Northeast of Ponce
Hacienda Buena Vista Historical Site 7.4 NW 5.8 mi. North-Northwest of Ponce
Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.8 N 6.1 mi. North-Northeast of Ponce
Parque Don Pedro Albizu Campos Park 9.9 WNW Penuelas
Isla Caja de Muerto Nature Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.6 SSE 10.1 mi. Southeast of Ponce
Bosque Estatal De Toro Negro Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.4 N 10.8 mi. North-Northeast of Ponce
Parque Infantil Julio Rojas Reyes Park 14.6 W 8.3 mi. East-Northeast of Guánica
Parque Del Pino Villalba Park 11.2 NE 12.9 mi. Northeast of Ponce
Parque Luis Cruz Park 11.3 E Santa Isabel
Casa Canales Museum Museum 14.1 N 10.3 mi. East-Southeast of Utuado
Bosque Estatal De Tres Picachos Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 14.3 N 11.5 mi. East-Southeast of Utuado

If you're searching for a place where you can while away some free time, Caribbean Cinemas - Plaza del Caribe may be just what you're looking for. With new releases every week, Caribbean Cinemas is always busy with people who can't wait to disengage from life for a few hours and simply enjoy the latest movie release.

Nearby Accommodations

Finding information about nearby booking possibilities is oftentimes a great means of getting a feel for the area. While you'll only find a handful of other resort and hotel options in this part of Puerto Rico, the tranquil surroundings here ensure that it's a nice option for travelers looking to enjoy a peaceful getaway. On the other hand, you can still encounter additional accommodations by going a little bit farther out. To find out more about the hotel booking possibilities available in the vicinity, consult the table below.

Accommodations near Howard Johnson
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Hotel Meliá 2.3 W Downtown Ponce, Puerto Rico
Ponce Plaza Hotel & Casino 2.5 W Downtown Ponce, Puerto Rico
Hotel Belgica 2.5 W Downtown Ponce, Puerto Rico
Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort 3.0 SW 2.8 mi. South-Southeast of Ponce, Puerto Rico
Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino 6.5 WSW 4.1 mi. South West of Ponce, Puerto Rico
Quality Inn El Tuque -- -- 4.7 mi. South West of Ponce, Puerto Rico

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