Attractions

Three Wise Men Museum

(787-260-08170), Juana Díaz.
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Wed.-Sun.
Features memorabilia of these goodwill ambassadors’ travels throughout the world.

Buena Vista Plantation

(787-722-5882), Ponce.
10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wed.-Sun.
Learn about the history of the island’s coffee and corn processing since the 19th century and hike two special trails along Canas River. Reservations required.

Casa Cautiño Museum

(787-866-2506), 1 Palmer St. Guayama.
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tue.-Sun.
A glimpse of life in the 19th century with original furnishings, paintings, and personal effects.

Charco Azul

(787-747-4510), PR184, Patillas.
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Tue.-Sun.
Once you get to the site, on one side of the road there is a picnic area and on the other side you can follow a trail to a natural river pool.

Coamo Hot Springs

(787-825-6668), PR546 km 1.7, Coamo.
6:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
The site features two thermal pools with access for people with disabilities, public restrooms and showers, and a food concession area.

Historic Firehouse

(787-284-3338), Plaza Las Delicias, Ponce.
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Daily
This bright red-and-black wooden structure houses antique fire equipment and exhibits.

Isla de Caja de Muerto Nature Reserve

(787-842-8546), Ponce.
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.
This small island is practically barren, but the beaches, scuba diving, and snorkeling opportunities are wonderful.

Jobos Bay

(787-866-2506), PR707, Guayama.
Call for hours of operation. The trail system allows you to walk through designated areas to observe the lagoons and saltpeter areas.

Olympic Village

(787-824-2200), PR712, Salinas.
Open March to September. Call for hours of operation.
This park is dedicated exclusively to sports and features facilities for virtually all disciplines, a museum of Puerto Rico’s Olympic history, and a family water park.

Ponce Museum of Art

(787-840-1510), Ponce.
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wed.-Mon.
The permanent collection comprises more than 4,500 paintings, sculptures, photographs, drawings, decorative arts, pre-Hispanic and African objects, Puerto Rican folk art, contemporary ceramics, videos, and sound art.

Serrallés Castle Museum

(787-259-1774), Ponce.
9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Thu.-Sun.
Serrallés Castle Museum: A 1930s Spanish Revival-style home built by the Serrallés family of DonQ rum fame.

Tibes Indigenous Ceremonial Center

(787-840-2255), Ponce.
8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tue.-Sun.
Major site of Igneri and pre-Taíno cultures with a fascinating museum and grounds.

Three Wise Men Museum

(787-260-08170), Juana Díaz.
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Wed.-Sun.
Features memorabilia of these goodwill ambassadors’ travels throughout the world.

Volkyland Museum

(787-267-7774), Yauco.
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Sunday.
Volkies galore: Bugs from the ’60s and ’70s

porta-caribe

Puerto Rico Tourism Company Information Centers:

Porta Caribe Regional Office:

(787-290-2911 or 787-843-0460)

Serving: Arroyo, Coamo, Guayama, Guayanilla, Juana Díaz, Patillas, Peñuelas, Ponce, Salinas, Santa Isabel, Villalba & Yauco.