Discover the rich history of this Puerto Rican escape through local landmarks found near the resort.
Las Casitas Village is close to historic landmarks and sites ranging from celebrated forts to century-old facilities.
Visit San Juan, a national historic site of the U.S. Park Service which includes forts such as El Morro Fort, officially known as Fuerte San Felipe del Morro and Fort San Cristόbal. Both fortifications overlook the entrance to San Juan Bay.Explore hidden passages, lawns once strolled by soldiers and walls that ascend 60 feet from the ocean floor.
Once the eastern gate to the walled city of Old San Juan, Fort San Cristόbal is the sister fort to El Morro and covers 27 acres. It is also the largest fort built by the Spanish in the New World.
Go to Parque de Bombas, located at the Plaza Las Delicias, to see a building that was originally used as the main exhibit for agricultural trade fairs. Currently, Parque de Bombas houses the firefighting corps for the southern region of the island, a function it has served for more than a century.
Feel a connection to the past while absorbing the rich history offered by these historic landmarks and sites.
San Juan (El Morro Fort and Fort San Cristόbal): Visit El Morro and Fort San Cristόbal, historic sites overlooking the entrance to San Juan Bay, open from 9 am to 5 pm daily.
Parque de Bombas: Parque de Bombas, located at the Plaza Las Delicias in the municipality of Ponce, originally served as the main exhibit pavilion for agricultural trade fairs. It currently houses the firefighting corps.