Get a behind-the-scenes peek at San Cristobal Fort, one of the UNESCO-designated fortresses that guard San Juan Bay. Puerto Rico’s capital is featured on many Holland America Line cruises to the Caribbean; spend your day touring the Bacardi rum distillery, making pique (hot sauce) in a Food & Wine workshop, viewing Taino petroglyphs at Cueva Ventana, or visiting the only tropical rainforest within the U.S. A late-evening departure allows time to kayak one of Puerto Rico’s bio-luminescent bays.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Take a stroll along and then past the old city walls and explore the colorful cobblestone streets of old San Juan –  a UNESCO World Heritage Site and National Historic Site within the U.S. National Park Service. Taste your way through the city’s extraordinary culinary scene, immerse yourself in its colorful history, or just pull up at a beach and grab a local rum cocktail. Welcome to San Juan. 

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