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

You may enjoy staying in the vicinity of San Juan if you plan on visiting Fort San Juan de la Cruz, as those visiting this area of Puerto Rico will have convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. Because you'll find an impressive number of hotels near Fort San Juan de la Cruz, guests wishing to stay in the region will have multitude of rooms to choose from.

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

If you find your belly rumbling after your historic site visit, don't worry -- you will find a broad selection of restaurants in the general vicinity. The most convenient place to eat is Amadeus Cafe Restaurant, which dishes out contemporary food. La Ostra Cosa and Cafe Bohemio are some of the other restaurant options close to Fort San Juan de la Cruz where you will be able to enjoy the local cuisine in Puerto Rico.



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

Contact Information

Location: the vicinity of San Juan, Puerto Rico


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