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Palomino Island

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Address: 1000 El Conquistador Plz Ctr, San Juan 00976-6448, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-863-1000

A private island where Wyndham El Conquistador guests are often ferried for...

A private island where Wyndham El Conquistador guests are often ferried for more water activities.

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Beautiful island with friendly iguanas!

We spent 5 days at the El Conquistador and could not get enough of the Palomino Island. The beach and the water is perfect, there are a lot of water sports. You can kayak, paddle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 5 days at the El Conquistador and could not get enough of the Palomino Island. The beach and the water is perfect, there are a lot of water sports. You can kayak, paddle boat or jet-ski to smaller sand islands nearby where one of the Pirates of the Caribbean scenes was filmed. The restaurant on the island is... More 

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Bristow, Virginia
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice little island. Nice views and calm-ish waters. Family friendly. It is a trek to get to it, but we didn't mind it. There is food/drinks/etc; expensive but convenient. I have been to the island on two different occasions: The first time was a non holiday in July a few years ago; it was a good day.... More 

Thank AndresX
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a beautiful location to visit. We spent our days here enjoying the beach and all it had to offer.

1 Thank Katieojoy
West Barnstable, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a couple days at the beach. Short ferry ride over from hotel. The main side can get a bit crowded, but plenty of other areas to get away. Tons to do for all ages or just sit and relax. Hike to the top of hill is gorgeous. We went further to find hidden cove. Did not think this was... More 

1 Thank wheldon
North Carolina
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42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Just a short ferry ride away from the El Conquistador Hotel (10 mins max), Palomino Island is the perfect island get-away. Crystal clear water, sparkling beaches, a rum bar and a restaurant, and tons of activities for the older souls and younger kids to enjoy! Your visit starts with a 10 minute, very smooth, ferry ride from the marina at... More 

2 Thank Alex W
Charlotte, NC
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is definitely the crown jewel of the El Conquistador resort. You have to take the elevator to the trams (“express” makes no stop and “local” makes one very short stop) to the marina where you will catch a catamaran to Palomino Island. You’ll get plenty of sun on the island so unless you just really have a hankering to... More 

1 Thank OnAPermanentVacation
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a great location for fun with family and friends. Between the watersports activities, the beautiful sand beaches and azure waters of the Caribbean, you cannot go wrong. The food offerings vary but it's hard to mess up a burger or sandwich. The frozen drinks by the water are well worth it!

Thank Tim N
1 review
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Fun and relaxing with great service, funny bar tenders with some crazy stories & jokes. Loved the horse back rides, seadoo rentals, and the clothing optional beach (hidden cove). The hike through the island is fun (pack water, it gets hot), and snorkeling in the shallow waters can impress you with a huge variety of sea life. This is definitely... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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51 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

If your looking for an idyllic beach visit , this is the place to go. Very pristine, wonderful water and great atmosphere. Went with two kids and my husband and we all loved it. Food at Iguana Cafe is reasonable and goodl

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

We spent 2 days at the island. We were able to get lounge chairs under an umbrella on both days with no problems. Food was very good for lunch and not over priced. There is horse back riding, putt putt golf, pool tables, jet skis & small water crafts to rent, 2 bars, towels are provided when you get off... More 

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