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Celebrate Noche de San Juan in Puerto Rico This Summer

by Mary Melnick

Jun 20, 2022

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Puerto Ricans celebrate La Noche de San Juan on June 23, the night before the feast day for St. John the Baptist. Traditionally, the celebration takes place on the beach at midnight and people take three–12 backwards plunges into the water to rid life of all negativity.


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Puerto Rican superstitions say to fill your year with luck, so, in order to enjoy a good year, you should:


  • Jump over a bonfire
  • Burn a piece of paper that has your significant other’s name on it
  • Burn something old and personal which will leave behind the bad and start a new phase of life
  • Lastly, swim in the ocean after midnight to purify your body and soul


For travelers wanting to celebrate like a local, check out these beach and hotel celebrations.


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Playa Último Trolley: Último Trolley, a popular entry point on Ocean Park Beach, stretches along the coastline of Condado. The crystal-clear waters and fluffy sand make this spot perfect for the whole family to celebrate.


El Escambrón: While visiting on the beach, take in the perfect views of Old San Juan and the modern city. Guests can snorkel, swim and celebrate Noche de San Juan.


Isla Verde Beach: This tropical beach, located in the heart of San Juan, is popular among visitors. Isla Verde beach offers golden-sand beaches with palm trees, luxury hotels, delicious restaurants and more.




La Concha Resort: La Concha Resort hosts an unforgettable evening full of entertainment on the pool decks and beaches. The resort features live music from a variety of artists you won’t want to miss.


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