Afternoon Tours

Open to all registered attendees

Conference attendees are invited to participate in afternoon tours that will highlight some of the best sights and culinary delights in San Juan and surrounding areas. Each afternoon tour is offered on Wednesday, May 4th and Thursday, May 5th and are included with all attendees’ registrations.

Signups for afternoon tours will begin soon.

Health & Safety Guidelines

All attendees will be required to follow the health and safety protocols as set out by the government of Puerto Rico, as well as local and venue protocols.  Click here for the most up-to-date Travel Guidelines for visitors.

Old San Juan Historical Food Tour with Mini Mofongo Making Experience!

Old San JuanSpend the day in Old San Juan, immersing yourself in the local culture as you eat, drink, and walk through our colorful, cobble-stone city. On your private food, history and culture tour, you’ll taste several Puerto Rican delicacies over the course of several stops. At one of the stops, you’ll learn how to make mofongo – our iconic dish, made from plantains and rooted in African tradition. Since you’ll be in the rum capital of the world, you’ll of course sample cocktails!

Along your walking tour, you’ll also see many iconic sights, including the second oldest cathedral in the Americas, a centuries-old convent, stunning architecture, historic fortifications, and many other sites of cultural significance (Please note guests will not actually enter these sites). By partaking in this curated, authentic experience, you’ll be directly supporting and impacting several local businesses in Old San Juan.

Old San Juan Historical Food Tour Quick Facts

Old San JuanMaximum Number of Participants: 24

Requirements: All participants must provide proof of vaccination via email prior to the tour. A face mask (covering mouth and nose) must be used throughout the experience.

Recommendations: Comfortable walking shoes and loose clothing. Poncho or umbrella in case of rain. Hat or cap to protect you from the sun. 

Mobility Restrictions: The streets of San Juan can be steep and uneven, and this is a walking tour. Guests with difficulty walking may prefer to select another tour.

Frutos del Guacabo Tour

GuacaboAwaken your senses with a tour full of flavors, colors, textures, sounds and aromas. Create new experiences or relive the memories of your childhood through the contact with plants, animals, and the environment on our farm. At Frutos del Guacabo we help you to learn about the importance of sustainable agriculture and its benefits for current and future generations.

During the tour, you can have fun and learn while you observe our processes and taste a variety of leaves, flowers, and some fruits. The more adventurous visitors will not want to leave without first milking one of our resident goats and discovering curious facts about their behavior.

Hydroponics in GuacaboThis experience is complemented with a tasting of some of our marmalades, pickled vegetables, goat cheese and a selection of cold/hot tapas made with local ingredients.

Guests will learn about sustainable farming, hydroponics, microgreens, seeing, smelling, touching, and tasting the various plants, leaves and herbs growing at this small but mighty farm that has become the agricultural resource of choice for the most iconic restaurants on the island and local celebrity chefs.

Frutos del Guacabo Tour Quick Facts

Fruit Stand in GuacaboMaximum Number of Participants: 11

Requirements: A face mask (covering mouth and nose) must be used throughout the experience.

Recommendations: Wear comfortable walking shoes and light clothing. As some activities are outdoors under direct sunlight, we recommend a cap or hat, as well as sunscreen to protect guests from the sun. Guests should also have cash to purchase anything in the store (no credit cards accepted).

Mobility Restrictions: This is a farm with graveled driveways, walkways, slight hills. Most of the tour is outdoors, some under the sun with no cover.

Food and Art: Santurce & Museum of Art of Puerto

Museum of Art of Puerto RicoYour afternoon will start at Lote 23, a gastronomic park with multiple culinary offerings, in the heart of Santurce. Enjoy local and international flavors, in an urban al fresco environment.

Following lunch, you will continue to the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (Museum of Art of Puerto Rico), where you will receive a guided tour of their permanent collection and have time to enjoy their sculpture garden as well. From here we’ll take the exploration outdoors and roam the streets of Santurce and Miramar to see some of the more modern and vibrant street art that adorns these neighborhoods.

Food and Art Tour Quick Facts

Maximum Number of Participants: 22

Requirements: A face mask (covering mouth and nose) must be used throughout the experience.

Recommendations: Comfortable walking shoes and loose clothing. Poncho or umbrella in case of rain.

Mobility Restrictions: Expect some walking along the streets and in the museum. Guests with difficulty walking may prefer another tour.

Rum Tour: Casa Bacardí

Rums at Casa BacardiWe will travel to the southern side of the San Juan Bay, to the town of Cataño, where guests will get to experience a Back of the House Tour of Casa Bacardí. Featuring a sneak-peak into their production process, in which guests will learn how rum is made, from raw sugar cane to the bottled finished product. Guests will also visit one of Bacardí’s aging warehouses, a.k.a. the Rum Sauna!

In addition to this exclusive VIP Experience, guests will visit the Bacardí Family Museum, and sample 4 of Bacardí’s Premium Rums during a VIP Rum Tasting Class. As if that were not enough, the group will have the privilege of tasting Casa Bacardí Gran Reserva Limitada, a blend of scarce rum stocks, including some of Bacardí’s oldest rums.

Rum Tour Quick Facts

Maximum Number of Participants: 30

Requirements: A face mask (covering mouth and nose) must be used throughout the experience.

Recommendations: Comfortable walking shoes and loose clothing. Poncho or umbrella in case of rain.

Mobility Restrictions: Expect some walking.

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