Whether escaping the winter cold or seeking something fun and different to do before the holidays, San Juan can help. Puerto Rico’s capital city is known for its must-try cuisine, sweeping views, warm weather, historic architecture, vibrant culture and exciting nightlife — basically it’s the perfect winter getaway.
Escape the winter cold to San Juan with these primed-and-ready vacation destinations.
Now a century old, Condado Vanderbilt is celebrating its big anniversary with special promotions and events. Treat yourself to the Centennial Package for a luxury stay, including suite accommodations, butler service, a welcome amenity, $100 food and beverage credits, $100 tour credit and 100-minute Vanderbilt Signature massage and facial.
La Concha Resort
Also celebrating a big year, La Concha Resort marks its 60th anniversary and unveiling of a $15 million renovation. With 235 guestrooms, the newly refreshed space stays true to the historic character of the locale, but with all the modern amenities and luxuries you could want for your winter getaway.
Hotel El Convento
For luxury in Old San Juan, look no further than Hotel El Convento. Located on the famous Calle del Cristo, Hotel El Convento welcomes new restaurants, Santíssimo and Singular, just in time for foodie travelers. This boutique, luxury hotel is a fun departure from resort life.
Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort
Now, back to resort life. Located on Isla Verde Beach, this resort is a stunner and lots of fun. With so many watersports, leisure activities and beach fun to be had, Isla Verde even offers Daycation packages for travelers just passing through (like cruisers) who want in on some fun.
DoubleTree by Hilton San Juan
DoubleTree by Hilton San Juan, located in foodie neighborhood Calle Loíza, is a convenient springboard to local attractions. Spend some time at Cloud Spa and try the Waterology Experience in a saltwater floatarium to feel incredibly relaxed before heading out into the local party scene.
The first-ever iceless curling experience at the Curling Café and the beloved cozy igloo experience will arrive at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park this holiday season. New York City is already a hot spot for visitors each holiday and the Curling Café and Cozy Igloos are just another addition to the festivities guests can experience when in the city.
Prepare your taste buds for the trip of a lifetime in Greece. About 100 Greek products — from wines, cheese and fruits to honey and oils — earned a Protected Designation of Origin from the European Union, and the country’s most beloved dishes include Greek Choriatiki salad, tzatziki, souvlaki and moussaka, with its layers of eggplant, potato, minced meat and bechamel. And those are only a few of the many highlights.
Celebrate the holidays at The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston. Throughout the month of December, the Houston hotel offers guests a selection of unique festive experiences.
With the cold weather coming and the long winter months ahead, it's time to start investing in some cozy loungewear — whether you buy it for yourself, add it to your holiday wish list or buy it for your loved one. Nowadays, loungewear is so popular and in demand with everyone working from home; there are so many different brands and types to choose from, but a new one just hit the shelf. Chrissy Teigen is known for many things, specifically her cookbook Cravings.
The Greek tradition of health and wellness runs deep; travelers can find a multitude of therapies to meet their wellbeing needs, from healing spas, herbal therapies, hypnotherapy, massages and more. In Greece, the approach to wellness focuses on the “whole” and the ways in which the mind, body and soul interact. A state of balance is achieved through a good relationship between the emotional and natural state, which can be found throughout Greece at its more than 800 medicinal spas.
Riggs Washington D.C., set in a historic Washington, D.C. building once home to Riggs National Bank, partners with RdV Vineyards to offer world-class wine tasting experiences exclusive to Riggs guests. RdV Vineyards is situated on a steep, granite hillside 60 miles outside of the nation’s capital.