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Address: 1000 El Conquistador Ave, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 787-863-1000
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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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Great place to relax!

I remember going to this island when I was very young (20+ years ago) and it was NOTHING like it is now. We'd go camping there and everything. It's now a super relaxing vacation... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I remember going to this island when I was very young (20+ years ago) and it was NOTHING like it is now. We'd go camping there and everything. It's now a super relaxing vacation spot. It's got a restaurant. Music on the weekends. Watersports. Even horses! It's got a little bit for everyone!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took a 10 day trip around Puerto Rico. We booked only two hotels - the first night and the last night. Other than that, we "winged" it via trip advisor. My husband booked this for nights 8 and 9 - We had originally thought to take the car over to Vieques, but because of the rain went straight to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the el conquis. hotel and so the trip to and from the island was free and we spent several days there. The island has tons for kids to do (mini golf, volleyball, games, is hiking) and things to rent (floats, snorkels, kayaks, cabanas etc). Food and drinks are pricey and limited. If it weren't for this island,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Palomino is a small 109 acre private island, accessible from the port at the El Conquistador resort by free ferry for resort guests. $40 per person by water taxi from Fajardo. It has 200 beach lounge chairs, water sports (sailing, jet skiing, floats, snorkeling), horse back riding and wonderful beaches and water. This is a must visit place for couples... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at El Conquistador, so my friend and I came here for the day. It was the perfect day of lazing around on the beach and a delicious lunch. All you need for a quiet little getaway.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a beautiful island and we had excellent food at the on-site restaurant. Huge iguanas roam the island. My only disappointment was I couldn't wait to snorkel and it was just a grass reef. Great for lounging in the sun or just hanging out.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a day trip to Palomino Island and I want to return, the water was blue, the sand was white and thin, and there weren't barely any people at all, it felt like our own private paradise, highly recommended. You have to get there by ferry which was not great, they could work on updating the system and the... More 

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San Juan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Many Beautiful Remembrances with my family. Excellent beaches, scenery, music and good food. The place is exclusively for El Conquistador hotel guests and it is an obligated visit. The drink and food service is excellent and there are many good spots to this place to get a perfect suntan.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Plenty of room and chairs for everyone. The beach was great with great views of Puerto Rico. Hiking paths offered great panoramas and many really interesting looking iguanas.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Wow. I mean, there are just no other words. As a family, we have travelled to many beaches and this place takes the cake. It is so amazingly beautiful. It is for everyone- families, couples, singles. Very clean beach and facilities. There are jet ski rentals, a small gift shop where you can purchase beach toys, sunscreen, etc. There are... More 

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