=== Climate ===
San Juan is a tropical city with
winter temperatures typically ranging in the low 80s during the day, and low 70s at night. Summer temperatures are generally in the high 80s during the day, and high 70s at night. Summer does include high humidity. The city has a tendency to receive rain and thunderstorms from April to November in the afternoon. Be mindful that San Juan and the rest of Puerto Rico have the possibility of being hit by hurricanes or tropical storms from July to November.
=== Culture ===
San Juan is a Latin American city with Spanish-based culture
, mixed with African traditions and Taíno culture. Museums of modern art exist abroad. The citizens of San Juan are very festive, as on the rest of the island. San Juan has bars and discotheques all-around the city, from Old San Juan to even the southern part of the city that stay open to 3:00-4:00AM. San Juan has become very modernized as of late, with its first Metro line (called ''Tren Urbano'') and buses. Like most large cities, however, there is a small population of vagrants and beggars lining the streets.
San Juan is the financial capital of Puerto Rico. There are facilities for petroleum and sugar refining, and pharmaceuticals.
*'''Ostra Cosa''', Calle del Cristo 154, Old San Juan, 787-722-2672. Daily 12PM-10PM. Reservations recommended. The ambience here is one of the most sensual and romantic in Old San Juan.
'''Pamela's''' restaurant, (787)726-5010 , Calle Santa Ana 1. Traditional Caribbean and Puerto Rican dishes are prepared by a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. You have the choice of eating inside or outside on the beach. Lunch runs around $15 while dinner is a little more (around $20- $25).
*'''Parrot Club''', Calle Fortaleza 363, Old San Juan, 787-725-7370. Daily 12PM-3PM; 6PM-11PM. Live music, either Brazilian, salsa, or Latino jazz, is offered nightly as well as during the popular Sunday brunches.
*'''UVVA Restaurant''', (787) 727-3302, 1 Calle Tapia, Ocean Park. International creative cuisine by Chef Jose Vicente is served from 8AM until 11PM. The ambiance is elegant and casual.
*<eat name="BUNS Burger Shop" alt="" address="1214 Ashford Ave." directions="In front of Marriott Hotel" phone="" url="" hours="11:30am-4:00am" price="" lat="" long="">Great burgers with high quality beef. Over 40 beers, some on tap.</eat>
*'''Normandie Hotel ''', 499 Munoz Rivera Ave. Old San Juan (787) 729-2929, Toll Free 1-877-987-2929, [http://www.normandiepr.com]
* '''San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino''', 1309 Ashford Avenue, Phone: (787) 722-7000, [http://www.marriott.com/SJUPR]