Fort San Juan de la Cruz

Part of the San Juan National Historic Site, Fort San Juan de la Cruz is a small fort that stands in ruins of El Cañuelo Island at the western entrance to San Juan Bay. Dating back to the 1630s, what's left of the fort isn't much, and a trip to the island is often overlooked by tourists unless they want to take in a panoramic view of Old San Juan.

Staying Close

The vicinity of San Juan is a good option for those wishing to visit Fort San Juan de la Cruz, since those staying in this area of Puerto Rico will have the benefit of easy site access during their time there. Since there is numerous places to stay in the vicinity of Fort San Juan de la Cruz, those visiting the area can afford to be picky when choosing a room.

Hotels near Fort San Juan de la Cruz
Hotel Type Distance Direction
The Caleta Guesthouse Hotel 1.1 mi. (0.2 km) E
Villa Herencia B & B 1.1 mi. (0.2 km) E
Hotel El Convento Hotel 1.2 mi. (0.2 km) E
CasaBlanca Hotel Hotel -- --
Tree House in San Juan Hostel 1.2 mi. (0.2 km) E
Hotel Plaza de Armas Old San Juan Hotel 1.3 mi. (0.1 km) E
The Gallery Inn Hotel 1.3 mi. (0.3 km) E

Location and What's Nearby

Of course, one of the most delightful options while spending a few hours exploring the area is enjoying a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of Fort San Juan de la Cruz. The closest restaurant is Amadeus Cafe Restaurant, which offers contemporary dishes. La Ostra Cosa and Cafe Bohemio are a couple other nearby lunch and dinner possibilities where you will be able to try a new dish and experience the Puerto Rico culture.



It costs $3(USD) to visit the fort.

Contact Information

Location: the vicinity of San Juan, Puerto Rico


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