Hotel Review: La Concha Resort San Juan, Puerto Rico
Last week, Raijean and I celebrated both of our birthdays by traveling to San Juan, Puerto Rico for some fun in the sun. It was a trip that has been in the works for some time, as she and I have birthdays that are a day apart. We wanted to go somewhere that neither one of us had been before, so we decided on Puerto Rico. We were looking for some fun in the sun with a caribbean vibe and tropical landscape and that is just what we got. After doing some research on some of the top resorts in the area, I booked us a Junior Suite at the La Concha Resort, which is a Renaissance property owned by Marriott.
The resort built in the late 1950’s (think Miami Art Deco style) has been updated and boasts ocean views and a private beach. With five restaurants on site, five pools, a casino, a bar, and much more, La Concha is a well appointed property that gives you the best that Puerto Rico has to offer.
The service was top notch, and our room was fantastic and worth the upgrade charge for the view alone.
La Concha is one of the busier properties on the island, so one drawback for me was that there seemed to be a shortage at the concierge desk (called the Navigator). Raijean and I were both looking to book tours and such on our visit, but never got an answer when we called the desk.
The casino was rather small, but showcased a fun atmosphere, and we indulged in a few games of Blackjack and Craps.
We were also most impressed with two of the restaurants at La Concha: Voga Italian Grill and Perla (reviews of both of these fine dining restaurants coming soon). The food was exquisite and priced well. Room service was also prompt, and the food fresh. I really felt pampered while there.
Here are a few photos of our Junior Suite at La Concha. It was love at first sight!:
Junior Suite at La Concha Resort
Front view of La Concha Resort San Juan
Main Pool Area
La Concha is conveniently located to many restaurants and shops that are within walking distance. You can’t beat the location.
Disclaimer: This review is based on our own experience at the property. This is not a sponsored post, and there was no compensation given to us in exchange for this review.