Ponce and the Southern Coast Travel Guide


Plan Your Ponce and the Southern Coast Vacation

Not as popular as San Juan or Vieques, the south is a region full of underrated attractions, fine food, and a laid-back authentic vibe that is hard to come by elsewhere. From lush tropical mountains to arid seacoast plains, Puerto Rico's southern region lets you sample the island from a local's perspective.


Ponce and the Southern Coast Hotels

Modest, family-oriented establishments near beaches or in small towns and the occasional restored colonial hacienda or... read more


Ponce and the Southern Coast Restaurants

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

Things To Do in Ponce and the Southern Coast

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Ponce and the Southern Coast Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Parque de Bombas: Marvel at a century-old firehouse whose red-and-black color scheme has inspired thousands of photographers.... Read more

  • If You Like

    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

  • A Guide to Puerto Rico's Carved Saints

    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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