San Juan Travel Guide
What to Expect: Not one but two deep, curved pale-pink-sand beaches, each a mile-and-a-half long, make up Isla Verde.
The daughter of famous Puerto Rican designer Mili Arango, Lisa Cappalli graduated from the prestigious Parsons School of Design. After living in Paris and working with designer Chantal Thommass, Cappalli moved to Puerto Rico to open a boutique in San Juan.
In an industrial-looking former Royal Tire warehouse, gallery owners Diana and Moisés Berezdivin have assembled an impressive collection of contemporary Latin American art.
Housed in a Neoclassical former hospital in San Juan's Santurce neighborhood, this 130,000-square-foot space became the Caribbean's most extensive art museum when it opened in 2000. The 1,100-piece collection includes prominent Puerto Rican artists from the 17th century to the present day.
Take your pick of the best santos—wooden folk carvings of Catholic saints.
This gallery and lounge, located in a historic building, hosts a beautiful crowd and top international DJ's, spinning an eclectic blend of house, soul, and hip-hop. The club's red-wine sangria is delicious, though surprisingly potent.