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GETTING THERE

JetBlue offers a daily nonstop flight from Reagan National to San Juan, Puerto Rico.

WHERE TO STAY

Hotel La Playa

6 Amapola St., Isla Verde-Carolina

787-791-1115

www.hotellaplaya.com

Oceanfront boutique hotel near many tourist attractions and nightlife. Rooms from $160 in season.

La Concha Beach Resort

1077 Ashford Ave.

787-721-7500

www.laconcharesort.com

Stylish beachfront resort in San Juan’s busy Condado neighborhood. Rooms from $199.

WHERE TO EAT

El Departamento de la Comida

1063 Ave. Las Palmas

787-722-2228

eldepartamentodelacomida.com

Artsy warehouse in an out-of-the-way neighborhood, selling farm fresh organic vegetables, fruits, herbs and other local products. Serves vegetarian lunches at community-style tables Tuesday-Friday. Tapas-sized plates start at $4.

Jose Enrique

176 Calle Duffaut

787-725-3518

Creative Puerto Rican cooking. Lively bar and restaurant scene at this old house on a side street next to La Placita, San Juan’s main fruit and vegetable market. No sign out front; get there early. Entrees start at $12.

Verde Mesa

107 Calle Tetuan

787-390-4662

www.verdemesa.com

Cozy restaurant in the cobblestone back streets overlooking the harbor in Old San Juan. Fresh fish, creamy fruit smoothies and other creative vegetarian dishes. Dinner only. Entrees start at $17.

Abracadabra Counter Cafe

1661 Ave. Ponce de Leon

787-200-0447

www.abracadabracountercafe.com

Great brunch, wraps, panini and fresh juices at this bohemian-style cafe. Occasional special events and live music. Entrees start around $7.

Pure & Natural

1125 Ashford Ave.

787-725-6104

Small, casual cafe and juice bar serving freshly made sandwiches, salads and daily specials. Entrees start at $10.

La Jaquita Baya

Corner of Ave. Fernandez Juncos and 801 Estado St.

787-993-5359

In a residential neighborhood off the tourist track. Creative tapas and full menu with Spanish and Caribbean flavors. Entrees start at $14.

INFORMATION

www.seepuertorico.com

S.H.F.

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