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Palomino Island

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

Its an island and this beach pertains to El Conquistador Resort its very nice the water is so clean... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Love the Island

Good for a day or two, ferry to the Island nice and the beach is beautiful, bar and staff very nice,

Reviewed 14 September 2017
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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A private island where Wyndham El Conquistador guests are often ferried for more water activities.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1000 El Conquistador Plz Ctr, San Juan 00976-6448, Puerto Rico
+1 787-863-1000
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Its an island and this beach pertains to El Conquistador Resort its very nice the water is so clean and the blue hues stand out amazingly.It was a boring I love to have drinks by the ocean listening to music however there not one sound...More

Thank chulis18
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Good for a day or two, ferry to the Island nice and the beach is beautiful, bar and staff very nice,

Thank Yanksfans
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is the island use by El Conquistador Hotel to take guests, since the main (actual) hotel does not have a beach on-site in Fajardo. The restaurant has a limited menu, but every item is perfectly selected and cooked to perfection. The bar waitresses and...More

Thank RRYanko
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We loved visiting this island and did so for 3 days end of Feb/begin March. Each day we did a different activity ... however keep in mind you are a captive visitor so rental prices are high. On the same note, since there is only...More

1  Thank ash2105
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Where do I begin, it was an experience of a lifetime water so clear , private island , that also has jet skies, horse back riding , things for kids and also adult fun with liquor , something everyone should experience , must stay at...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Water is so clear! You have to be a guest at the El Conquistador, A Waldorf Astoria Resort to access the Island. They have two ferries that goes to the Island every 30mins or every hour depending on the day of the week. There's many...More

2  Thank elohos
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I loved visiting this island. The rental equipment is expensive so just be prepared for that if you plan on renting anything. The Pina Colada's are delicious and the Bartender is very friendly and delightful. The rocks and coral in the Ocean are pretty sharp...More

Thank Tami B
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend if you have young children. Great food from iguanas cafe... Had the fish and chips and it was fresh and delicious... So good i call them island style fish and chips. The hotel provides a ferry to the island and I LOVE that...More

Thank World T
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The island was beautiful, however there was a lot of seaweed which was annoying. We purchased a floating raft that held 6 people. That was fun. The food at the restaurant was just ok. Be prepared there are chickens just roaming around the property. The only...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The horseback riding tour of Palomino island was the highlight of our entire stay. The manager, who was the nicest man on an island of incredibly nice people, took my daughter and me to the top of Palomino Island where he told us about the...More

1  Thank atkins642
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9 November 2017|
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Response from chulis18 | Reviewed this property |
I don't have information about the current status of El Conquistador, however I advise you call the hotel and inquire info.Also be mindful Palomino may not be restored because is a small island separate from El Conquistador... More
Krystal P
31 August 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Unless you have your own boat it is for guests