Adjuntas Tourist Places to Visit in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, America

Adjuntas Tourist Places to Visit in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, America

Adjuntas is a small municipality located in Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States. Due to its chilly weather, Adjuntas is popularly called as ‘the Switzerland of Puerto Rico’. It is medically noted town, some doctors advise patients to travel Adjuntas and to stay in hotel ‘La Adjuntena’ (which serves both tourists and patients, maintained by C.L. Ginestre), because of the pleasant weather of the town.


Geography of Adjuntas:

Adjuntas is on Cordillera Central bounded by Lares and Yauco in the west, Guayanilla and Penuelas towards south and Utuado to the north and east. Monte Guilarte is the highest peak on Adjuntas (3,773 feet). Adjuntas experience a tropical rainforest climate and coordinates at 18°09′46″ N 66°43′20″ W.


History of Adjuntas:

During the Spanish colonial period, Adjuntas was the part of the San Blas de Illescas de Coamo village and Adjuntas was founded by Diego Maldonado on August 11th, 1815.


Connectivity to Adjuntas:

PR-10 is a major road connecting Adjuntas with Ponce city in the south and Arecibo in the north. Adjuntas is situated about 120 km southwest of San Juan and it takes around 3 hours by car.

Adjuntas has a small airport used for private planes and the nearest major airport to Adjuntas is Mercedita Airport which is about 35 km away from Adjuntas with connections to New York and Orlando, served by JetBlue Airways.


Buses, rental car and taxi are choices to get around in Adjuntas.


Culture, Food and Culture in Adjuntas:

Fiestas Patronales is the major cultural event that takes place in Adjuntas, devoted to Saint Joachim and Saint Anne and begins from August 21st every year.

Adjuntas houses many renowned shops and restaurants and a list of prominent food corners in Adjuntas include:


  • Coffee Lover’s Expresso Bar
  • Restaurarte Vida Ventura
  • Hacienda Maribo
  • Restaurant Star Light
  • Hacienda Luz De Luna


Things to do in Adjuntas:


  • Parks
  • Museum
  • Shopping



Places of interest in Adjuntas:

Casa Pueblo:

The Casa Pueblo is a local museum as well as a cultural institution established to preserve the nature of Adjuntas by a group of activists.


Castillo de los Ninos:

Castillo de los Ninos is one of the natural attractions of Adjuntas offering different recreational activities.


Monte Guilarte:

Monte Guilarte is the highest peak in Adjuntas and the 6th highest peak in Puerto Rico located at an altitude of 1,150 meters in the Guilarte State Forest.


Other places of interest in and around Adjuntas include:


  • Vaquinas
  • Hacienda Barea
  • Hacienda El Muerto
  • Hacienda Arbela
  • Hacienda Pietr
  • Inabón Waterfall
  • Museo de Arte de Ponce
  • El Museo Castillo Serralles
  • Hacienda Buena Vista
  • Serralles Castle
  • Museum of the History of Ponce
  • Isla de Caja de Muertos
  • Tibes Indian Ceremonial Center
  • Parque de Bombas
  • Cathedral of our Lady of Guadeloupe



Best time to visit Adjuntas:

Generally the months of summer will be the ideal time to visit Adjuntas.


Accommodation options in Adjuntas:

According to the recent statistics, around 700 tourists visit Adjuntas every weekend. Adjuntas is a popular tourist place with different attractions such as mountains, parks, lakes, waterfalls and museums. Other than attractions, Adjuntas is also famous for top class resorts and hotels. The prominent accommodation centres in Adjuntas are as below:


  • La Adjuntena Hotel
  • Parador Villas Sotomayor
  • Hotel Belgica
  • Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort
  • Hotel Melia Ponce
  • Howard Johnson Ponce PR
  • Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino
  • Ramada Ponce Hotel
  • Quality Inn El Tuque
  • Casa del Sol Guest House
  • Hacienda Pomarrosa
  • Hotel Las Colinas
  • Hotel Meliá
  • Hotel Ramada Ponce

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