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1st time in PR only have 3 days would love suggestions

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1st time in PR only have 3 days would love suggestions

Heading to PR on January 24-27th. Staying at the mariott in San Juan & not renting a car. Planning on walking or taking a cab anywhere we want to go . 1st trip to PR and leaving the little one behind . Arriving Friday around 7 , looking to grab a bite to eat ( maybe tacos ) and drinks of course after we check into the hotel . Saturday ( happens to be my 40th) looking to go to a spa & nice dinner that evening ( pool or beach at the hotel in-between ) . Sunday our day to explore or relax again, thinking bio bay Sunday night. Leaving PR Monday @ 1pm :(

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!!!!!

Thank you for looking at my post too

Jenn :)

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1. Re: 1st time in PR only have 3 days would love suggestions

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2. Re: 1st time in PR only have 3 days would love suggestions

Hi Jenn, First, try to finagle a corner room in the main building, mention your birthday and be sweet . There will be onsite entertainment at you hotel when you arrive and in various spots nearby such as La Concha or El Barril. You could walk a block or so to Oceano on Vendig Street for a seaside drink or bite. The beach and pool will look great to someone escaping this already miserable winter. For your birthday dinner you could try 1919 in the Vanderbilt Hotel or take a taxi to the El San Juan to dine at Koco's, Il Piccolo Fontana or the newly opened Miami Meat Market. After dinner you can enjoy the free entertainment in the lobby of the El San Juan. Another choice for dinner is Perla in the La Concha hotel.

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Tacos?? You're going to PR, not Mexico! Get some rice and beans instead! Metropol in Isla Verde is a must for lunch or dinner. metropolrestaurant.com/metropol-private-dinn…

But if you are set on tacos, go to Lupi's in Isla Verde. Their fish tacos are excellent.

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Thank you both for the recommendations. Yes I did book a corner room and requested a high floor. You are so right about this winter , looking for a quick escape of sun & fun . The restaurants look great , and your right about rice and beans are a must .

Thanks again

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5. Re: 1st time in PR only have 3 days would love suggestions

Try arroz con gandules and pernil (rice and pigeon peas and roast pork), the national dish of Puerto Rico along with tostones (fried plaintain chips).

Edited: 14 January 2014, 20:16
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