Plaza Las Americas

"At the Center of it All," Plaza Las Americas is the most popular mall in Puerto Rico. The shopping center originally opened in 1968 on 70 acres of land and has since undergone three separate renovations and expansions. Today, the mall encompasses 1.8 million square feet of area, and due to its central location remains busy serving tourists and locals alike.

The "Plaza," as it is known to locals, features 300 shops and restaurants, including the largest JC Penney in the world, and a 40,000 square foot Forever 21. There are more than 40 dining options available in the La Terraza Food Court, and a 13-screen movie theater will take care of all of your dining needs. There are more than 10,000 parking spaces surrounding the mall as well as a permanent taxi stand, five valet parking stations, and a concierge service center.

Getting There

Set in Hato Rey, Plaza Las Americas happily welcomes customers browsing shops in this neighborhood or nearby. Regardless of whether you're staying in this location, you should consider stopping by. If you're curious, Condado District is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the north.

What's Nearby

There also happens to be a variety of various miscellaneous retailers close by that you can try. Browse through the table below to get a feel for a few examples of other shops just a short distance from this location.

Other Shopping Nearby
Name Type Distance Direction
Plaza Caparra Shopping Center 1.8 mi. West-Southwest
Biaggi & Faure Art Gallery -- --
Stella Nolasco Boutique Atelier Boutique 1.8 mi. North
Valija Gitana Guaynobo Boutique 2.2 mi. West-Southwest
Rainbow Plaza Caparra Women's Clothing and Accessories Store 1.8 mi. West-Southwest

Once you're finished shopping, you'll find plenty of local landmarks that you might enjoy while you're in Hato Rey. If visiting a museum sounds interesting, plan on lingering at both Museum of History, Anthropology and Art and Ecourbano. There are also a collection of places where you can enjoy a meal in this area.


Shop Plaza Las America from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 11:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays.

Credit Cards Accepted

Plaza Las Americas accepts major credit cards.

Contact Information

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Phone: (787) 767-5202




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