Ponce and the Southern Coast Travel Guide
Plan Your Ponce and the Southern Coast Vacation
With sandy coves and palm-lined beaches tucked into the coastline's curves, southwestern Puerto Rico fulfills everyone's fantasy of a tropical paradise. The area is popular with local vacationers on weekends and holidays, but many beaches are nearly deserted on weekdays. Villages along the coast are picturesque places where oysters and fresh fish are sold at roadside stands.
Modest, family-oriented establishments near beaches or in small towns and the occasional restored colonial hacienda or... read more
Not all the culinary hot spots are in San Juan. In fact, people from the capital drive to Ponce or Guánica to see what's... read more
Things To Do in Ponce and the Southern Coast
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Parque de Bombas: Marvel at a century-old firehouse whose red-and-black color scheme has inspired thousands of photographers.... Read more
Southern Puerto Rico is an undiscovered dive destination, which means unspoiled reefs and lots of fish. You can arrange for dive boats at... Read more
Hand carving wooden santos (saints), is one of Puerto Rico's oldest traditional art forms, and the practice has survived for... Read more
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