Hotels in Ponce near Ponce (PSE-Mercedita)
Ponce (PSE-Mercedita) HotelsA clean modern transit hub awaits you on your arrival to elegant Ponce – Puerto Rico’s second city. Just under a 10-minute drive from the central business district, Ponce's Mercedita Airport (PSE) is a convenient gateway to the city, and to the rest of Puerto Rico’s landmark-strewn southern coast.Hotels in
Ponce (PSE-Mercedita)You certainly won’t struggle to find a room for the night, as there’s an array of hotels near Ponce Airport. Choose from one of downtown’s stylish colonial heritage hotels in pastel-painted 19th century buildings brimming with age-old charms – think wooden shuttered doors opening onto decorative fretwork balconies, sleek marble floors, and glamorous vintage decor. Alternatively, head to a sprawling coastal resort if you prefer modern interiors, pristine pools, and landscaped gardens.Where to stayStay in historic central Ponce – a district run through with winding lanes and garlanded with a stunning selection of Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Creole-style houses, many of which are painted in pretty shades of yellow, pink, and orange. You can stroll from bistro to museum, whilst soaking up the city’s timeless Puerto Rican charm. At the coast, La Guancha is a stylish shore-hugging boulevard of delectable restaurants. To immerse yourself in nature, stay near Guanica Dry Forest Reserve, just a 40-minute drive from the airport. Here you can hike among cracked trees along cascading trails, sparkling deserted beaches, and mangrove forests, or take a boat to Gilligan’s Island to enjoy translucent Caribbean seas bursting with multicolored tropical fish. How to get to Ponce (PSE-Mercedita)Perhaps unexpectedly, there are direct flights to Ponce Airport from New York and Orlando, so you don't have to travel via one of the busier airports in the region. If you’re planning on adventuring, rent a car at the airport. Otherwise you can jump in a cab, or arrange for your hotel to pick you up.