On your next trip to Puerto Rico’s capital make sure to consider our San Juan car hire services. San Juan features one of the best Caribbean harbors and it is the largest city in Puerto Rico.
Flying into the city will have you land at the San Juan Airport called Luis Munoz Marin Airport which is located about fourteen kilometers away. The airport is connected to the city via bus routes and taxis but your best option would be to employ our San Juan car rental services and have a car ready for you at the airport as soon as you land.
The five hundred year old city has a lot of things to offer its visitors from fortresses to great churches, all of which bathed in the warmth of the Caribbean sun.
El Castillo San Felipe del Morro for instance is a 16th century citadel part of the San Juan World Heritage Site.
Then there’s the El Castillo de San Cristobal which is a Spanish fort built to protect the city against land attacks.
The Palacio de Santa Catalina is now the official residence of Purto Rico’s governor but it used to be a defensive structure for the harbor.
El Catedral de San Juan Bautista features the tomb of the well known Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon. This is a cathedral with a very rich history being destroyed by a hurricane in 1540, then looted later that century, then damaged by a different hurricane in 1615. Since then the building has been restored.
A smaller fort that is located in the entrance to the Puerto Rico lagoon is the Castillo de San Jeronimo which defended the city against attacks from Sir Francis Drake, Sir George Clifford and Sir Ralph Abercromby.
One very popular area of the city has become Old San Juan, this is a seven block region that features narrow streets and a general atmosphere of authenticity.
There are many more things to see and do while in Puerto Rico’s capital and by employing our San Juan car hire services you can get to see and do many more of them.