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La Guancha

Plaza Del Monte, Ponce 00716-4840, Puerto Rico
+1 787-284-4141
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Still a great place to go to

November ain't high season, but still stuff going on, stores and restaurants open, tour boats going... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
Klaus S
Phoenix, Arizona
The true Puerto Rico experience

Amazing!!!! I don't like to repeat visits to places, but I went 3 times to this place last weekend... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Ramon R
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Ponce's boardwalk and beach area isn't so popular for swimming, but the people-watching and socializing are great.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“sardines” (28 reviews)
“feed the fish” (13 reviews)
“live music” (22 reviews)
Plaza Del Monte, Ponce 00716-4840, Puerto Rico
+1 787-284-4141
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81 - 90 of 392 reviews

Reviewed 21 November 2016

November ain't high season, but still stuff going on, stores and restaurants open, tour boats going around. Still wait to meet my first panhandling Pelican, but maybe next time ....

Thank Klaus S
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Amazing!!!! I don't like to repeat visits to places, but I went 3 times to this place last weekend and each time was a different experience. Saturday night with some party going on and people feeding the fishes (quite big), pelicans. Sunday morning with a...More

Thank Ramon R
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Board walk with beautiful scenes, nice kiosks with good drinks, coffee, finger foods, and puertorrican recipes.

Thank rufina1912
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Ok, November is not high season. But I was expecting at least something. The boardwalk looked nice, we got to admire the fish and the pelicans. But it was dead. Not one place was open, nobody around. Got bored after 15 minutes and left.

Thank Tarjia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Came for the tour of bio-bay. Wound up staying quite a while. Ate on balcony. Dj's and bands playing. Movie after dark in center. Shops and plenty to do. Very lively and up-beat evening. Great taste of culture of Puerto Rico. Great place to stop

1  Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

It is a place to relax specially when you go in the early afternoon. Restaurants are great and offer variety of food, depending on taste.

1  Thank MECruzGon
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Incredible place to visit. It has been more than 10 years since the last time I was here and I have to say that I am impressed. There has been tons of changes that have made this location a must visit. From plenty of places...More

1  Thank MannyHdez1
Reviewed 17 September 2016

La Guancha is a popular place in Ponce located oceanfront. There you can take a ride on the boardwalk , feed the pelicans and fishes and have an awesome view. There are many places to eat tasty and artisans to buy.

Thank Ivonna02
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Most accessible coastal fun in the city. A Marina with plenty of shops and kiosks to browse... But mostly look for a charter to take you out to one of the islands. But if you are on a low budget its OK to enjoy the...More

Thank vicente r
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I have been to this place several times in my life, I visited it again couple of days ago after 5 years of not being in Puerto rico, as always day or night is a good place to walk, eat, and drink for everybody, at...More

Thank nes512
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Questions & Answers
26 January 2017|
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Response from Galloza89 | Reviewed this property |
The place is less than 10 minutes in car from the Hilton Ponce. There area plenty of restaurants in the area where you can get good mofongo.
Francisca Q
23 July 2016|
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Response from Santanasxy | Reviewed this property |
I will say less then 15 minutes