Ponce in southern Puerto Rico stands as a beacon for travellers who are interested in the artistic and cultural history of the territory as well as sunny beaches. This city is home to several art museums showcasing collections from times past including Museo de Arte de Ponce and its 4,500 pieces. Plaza Las Delicias is a public square that combines history with the present day and is a popular gathering place for locals and visitors alike. Guests enjoy tossing a coin into the Fuente de Los Leones, the fountain installation in the park.

Beachfront fun is never too far away when you’re in Ponce, as the southern part of the city is lined with beaches, but particularly adventurous visitors can check out Caja de Muertos. This island just off the coast is a nature reserve only accessible via catamaran. On the island, travellers can explore Pelicano Beach, a designated Blue Flag slice of paradise perfect for swimming, kayaking, snorkelling and more.

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  • What to See and Do in Ponce

    Ponce is Puerto Rico’s second city and something of a cultural hub on the Caribbean island. It's home to one of the biggest and most significant art museums in the Americas as well as a beautiful old town and a few very large, iconic public art installations. The city also has a fun and pretty casual nightlife, which includes a...

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