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Castillo Serrallés

Castillo Serrallés Review

This lovely Spanish-style villa—such a massive house that people in the town below referred to it as a castle—was built in the 1930s for Ponce's wealthiest family, the makers of Don Q rum. Guided tours give you a glimpse into the lifestyle of a sugar baron. The dining room is a highlight, with its original hand-carved furnishings. A permanent exhibit explains the area's sugarcane and rum industries. The extensive garden, with sculptured bushes and a shimmering reflection pool, is considered the best kept on the island.

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  • Address: 17 El Vigía, El Vigía, Ponce, 00730 | Map It
  • Phone: 787/259–1774
  • Cost: $12.80, includes admission to Cruceta El Vigía and Butterfly Garden
  • Hours: Thurs.–Sun. 9:30–5:30
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  • Location: Ponce
Updated: 12-21-2012

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