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Cruise port of San Juan



Cruise Ships
San Juan is homeport to 26 cruise ship lines as well as port of call to many others. Travelers will find ferry service to the Dominican Republic as well as to Vieques, Culebra and Mona Island. Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Carnival, Norwegian, Commodore, Costa, Cunard, Chandris, Astor United Cruises, Sitmar, Home Lines, and Princess Cruise Lines carry some 1.2 million passengers on 700 sailings annually. Old San Juan is home to the major cruise ship docks which makes it very convenient for day and stay-over passengers to enjoy the historic area, shopping, restaurants, festivals and more. From the cruise port it is about a 5 minute walk into the heart of Old San Juan.

Ferry Service
Ferry service is available at the small port of Fajardo in the east of Puerto Rico to reach Culebra and Vieques. Private boats can also be chartered at many of the marinas on the east coast.

Fajardo 787-863-0852
Vieques 787-741-4761
Culebra 787-742-3161
Old San Juan/Cataño 787-788-1155
Mayagüez 787-832-4800
Dominican Republic 809-688-4400
Old San Juan 787-723-3779

Legends of Puerto Rico
Guided walking tours of old and modern San Juan available to a minimum of 2 participants


Sunshine Tours
Sunshine Tours provides transfers to and from the airport, cruise ports, and hotels, in addition to sightseeing tours of Old San Juan, the Bacardi Rum Factory, El Yunque Tropical Rainforest, shopping, the town of Ponce, and more. Minimum of 8 people are required to book a tour

PHONE: 787-810-4545 or 787-810-0055


Tourist Information Offices
La Casita, or The Little House, is the yellow building located in Plaza de la Dársena that houses a Puerto Rico Tourism Company Information Center. Open Monday through Wednesday from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM; Thursday and Friday until 5:30 PM; Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. The free Trolley that runs along Calle Marina stops at the Tourist Information Plaza and the center of town

ADDRESS: Plaza de La Dársena, near Pier 1

PHONE: 787-722-1709


Public Transit is among the most interesting—and adventurous—ways of traveling in Puerto Rico is by público. Públicos are independently owned and operated vans that service hard to reach urban areas. They also travel between island towns and, if you have the time and inclination, they can be an inexpensive and fascinating way to learn about the island. You may find yourself in with a family on their way to see a grandmother on the other side of the island or a half dozen ballplayers on their way to a game. All in all, públicos offer visitors a unique opportunity to see the real Puerto Rico and meet its people.

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