San Juan, Puerto Rico Travel Guide Last Updated: Jan 2022

It might be easy to assume that San Juan, Puerto Rico would be a cheap destination, since it’s not really known as a wealthy place, but unfortunately this is still quite expensive. The location in the Caribbean gives it ideal weather for cold-weather people during winter, so demand is quite high, even away from the beaches.

San Juan Facts

Population 400,000
Area 400,000
Timezone UTC-4
Currency US dollar

Things To Do In San Juan

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN San Juan

Budget breakfastYou'll have to follow some locals away from your hotel to find cheap breakfasts.$4.00 - $8.00
Budget lunchStreet options with pork and plantains are some of the better budget lunches. Hotel restaurants will charge much more.$5.00 - $9.00
Budget dinnerFinding cheap sit-down meals in San Juan can be a challenge. Get out of the hotel zone for better value.$8.00 - $15.00
Beer (.33l bottle)A bottle of Medalla can be cheap in a few spots, but you have to look for them.$1.50 - $5.00
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BEST TOURS in San Juan

WHEN TO VISIT San Juan

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January82713.0
February83712.3
March83722.1
April85733.7
May86755.3
June88773.5
July87774.2
August88775.2
September88775.6
October88765.1
November85746.2
December83724.6

San Juan WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar6:28am6:36pm
21 Jun5:49am7:04pm
21 Sep6:13am6:22pm
21 Dec6:52am5:53pm

Where to stay in San Juan

San Juan Hotel Seasons

San Juan Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar18.00 - 40.00
starstarstarstarstar52.00 - 181.00
starstarstarstarstar98.00 - 217.00
starstarstarstarstar152.00 - 236.00
starstarstarstarstar391.00 - 540.00
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San Juan Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed12.00 - 27.95

GETTING AROUND San Juan

San Juan TRANSPORT PRICES

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center15.00 - 25.00
3km taxi ride in San Juan7.00 - 10.00
Ferry ride0.50
Bus ride in San Juan0.75
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WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER