Sunday, July 23, 2017

Recurrent Events in Puerto Rico 2017

Art in the PlazaArt in the Plaza

Saturdays and Sundays    

Info: 787-480-2910 9:00am to 5:00pmPlaza de Armas, Old San Juan



Adoquin Jammin Nights_______________________________      

Adoquin Jammin Nights

Fridays, 7:30pm

Plaza and Callejones of Old San Juan
Info: 787-480-3530





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Adoquin en el Parque

Luis Muñoz Marín Park, San Juan
Saturdays, 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Info: 787-725-7912



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Flamenco Show and Dinner

Flamenco Show and Dinner


Fridays and Saturdays, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Barrachina Restaurant, San Juan
Book by calling 787-294-5513




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Trio Romantic Voices with Dinner

Sundays, 4:30pm to 8:00pm
Barrachina Restaurant, San Juan
Book by calling 787-294-5513


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Flamenco Show

Thursdays and Sundays, 8:30pm
Bar Gitano, Condado, San Juan
Info: 787-294-5513







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Latin Nights at Blue Martini

Latin Nights at Blue Martini

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00pm
Blue Martini en Paseo Caribe, San Juan
Info: 787-653-6900





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Castillo San Cristobal, Old San Juan
Castillo San Cristobal, Old San Juan

Daily guidance talks at 10:00am
Saturdays and Sundays, 10:00am
Saturdays: Guided tours of the exterior defenses: 2:30 pm
Sundays: Guided tours of the tunnels: 10:30 am
Info: 787-729-6754


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Castillo San Felipe del Morro, Old San Juan
Castillo San Felipe del Morro, Old San Juan

Daily guidance talks at 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 3:00pm and 4:00pm
Saturdays and Sundays, 10:00am
Saturdays: Guided tour: 10:30 am
Sundays: Guided tour: 2:30 pm
Third Sunday of the month: join the Society of Friends of the history of P.R. Who will be telling stories for the children and also demonstrations of gunfire.
Info: 787-729-6777
More info
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Green Cinema in the EstuaryGreen Cinema in the Estuary

Second and fourth Saturdays of the month, 7:00pm
Jaime Benitez Park of the Laguna del Condado, Calle Viques, Condado
Info: 787-725-8165
More info

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Cinema Bar 1950, History of Puerto Rico in 30 minCinema Bar 1950, History of Puerto Rico in 30 min

Wednesday and Saturday
1950s Cinema Bar, Old San Juan
Book by calling 787-708-6113 / 787-510-9070
More info



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Circo Paseo de Educare Circo Paseo de Educare

First Saturday of each month, 11:00am to 1:00pm
Paseo de Diego, Esq. Calle Ferrocarril, San Juan
Info: 787-480-3530
More info



____________________________________________________Salsa Nights, Salsa Classes

Salsa Nights, Salsa Classes

Tuesdays, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
Code Bar & Lounge, Roosevelt Ave. Hato Rey
Info: 787-225-5568





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Condado in Concert Condado in Concert

Second Sunday of each month, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Plaza Antonia Quiñones, Condado
Info: 787-480-3530





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Concerts at the Conservatory of Music of PRConcerts at the Conservatory of Music of PR

For the schedule of activities call or enter the web
Conservatiorio de Música de PR, San Juan
Info: 787-751-0160
More info





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Monday, December 19, 2016

El Yunque National Rain Forest

El Yunque
El Yunque is the only “Tropical” Rain Forest in the U.S. formerly known as the Luquillo National Forest. El Yunque, which may be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taíno word yu-ke which means "white lands", or the word "anvil," which is yunque in Spanish.
Location, Puerto Rico, Nearest city Río Grande


Coordinates: 18°19′00″N 65°47′00″W, Area 28,434 acres (115.07 km2) [1] , Established January 17, 1903


A visit to the El Yunque National Forest is a special experience. Only in El Yunque can you see the giant tree ferns and tropical birds such as the Puerto Rican Parrot. You can you enjoy vistas of both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea on a clear day.


About 1,250,000 people visit the forest a year. About half of the visitors are Puerto Ricans, including many school children and family groups. The rest are visitors from all over the world.

Water Fall

Islanders typically visit the forest in the hot summer months of July and August when they take advantage of the cool river pools and shady picnic areas. Most of our off-island visitors come during the winter and early spring months. Many cruise ship passengers take advantage of their day in Puerto Rico to take a tour into the heart of the forest.


Our quiet times are mid-April through mid-June and September through October. But whatever time of the year you visit our scenic roadways, picnic areas, nature trails, and the El Portal Rain Forest Center, we will be open and ready for your enjoyment.


Great day trip, pack a lunch, wear sneakers and do bring the beach shoes if you want to go in the pools and water falls as the rocks are slippery.



For more information on what is happening, alerts, passes, permits, land, and resource management and learning center visit the USDA, El Yunque National Forest website.

El Toro Wilderness is a 10,000-acre (40.5 km2) National Wilderness Preservation System located partly within El Yunque National Forest (formerly the Caribbean National Forest) on the island of Puerto Rico. El Toro, named after the highest peak in the forest at 3,524 feet (1,074 m), is the only tropical wilderness in the United States National Forest System.[1]

El Toro is home to a variety of wildlife, including the critically endangered Puerto Rican Parrot.
In descending order of land area the wilderness is located in parts of the municipalities of Río Grande, Naguabo, Las Piedras, and Canóvanas.


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Saturday, January 30, 2016

MARCH 2016 - VILLAS DE COSTA MAR

MARCH 2016 - EVENTS

March 10 - 12

The King of Bachata

Romeo Santos

 More info.


March 12 - 19

Copa Sultana Tennis Tournament
Copa Sultana- ITF Juniors Tennis Tournament. Colegio de Mayaguez - RUM. 2016

 More info.


March 18 - 20

San Juan, Puerto Rico
Ironman 70.3 Puerto Rico BY: Puerto Rico Tourism Co.

 Uncompromised beauty and history await athletes in Puerto Rico.
IRONMAN 70.3 Puerto Rico takes place in San Juan, the oldest city under the U.S. flag.
San Juan has a rich history that offers tourists a multitude of attractions. Explore the El Yunque Rainforest, Old San Juan, or El Morro Fortress, a designated National Historic Site, while planning your IRONMAN 70.3 race-cation.
More info


March 20

Alejandra Guzman Tours

The songs 'Mi peor error', 'Yo Te Esperaba', 'Hacer el amor con otro',

'Volverte a Amar', 'Eternamente bella',

 More info.

March 24 - 27

Puerto Rico Open

The Puerto Rico Open presented by seepuertorico.com is a professional golf tournament on the PGA Tour that was first played in 2008. 

More info



Weather -

Temperature

The month of March is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 84°F throughout the month, exceeding 88°F or dropping below 81°F only one day in ten.
Daily low temperatures are around 73°F, falling below 70°F or exceeding 75°F only one day in ten.




Sun
Over the course of March, the length of the day is gradually increasing. The shortest day of the month is March 1 with 11:47 hours of daylight; the longest day is March 31 with 12:19 hours of daylight.

The earliest sunrise is at 6:19am on March 31; the latest sunset is at 6:38pm on March 31; the latest sunrise is at 6:43am on March 1; the earliest sunset is at 6:30pm on March 1. Daylight savings time (DST) is not observed in 2012.

Clouds
The median cloud cover is 41% (partly cloudy) and does not vary substantially over the course of the month.
On March 16, a representative day, the sky is clear or mostly clear 48% of the time, partly cloudy 29% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 23% of the time.
Precipitation
The average probability that some form of precipitation will be observed in a given day is 54%, with little variation over the course of the month.

Snow
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in March or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
Humidity
The relative humidity typically ranges from 57% (mildly humid) to 88% (very humid) over the course of a typical March, rarely dropping below 47% (comfortable) and reaching as high as 95% (very humid).
The air is driest around March 13, at which time the relative humidity drops below 62% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around March 21, rising above 84% (humid) three days out of four
Dew Point
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Over the course of a typical March, the dew point typically varies from 65°F (mildy humid) to 72°F (very muggy) and is rarely below 60°F (comfortable) or above 74°F (very muggy). .
  
Wind
Over the course of March typical wind speeds vary from 0 mph to 17 mph (calm to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 21 mph (fresh breeze). The highest average wind speed of 9 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around March 9, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 17 mph (moderate breeze). The lowest average wind speed of 8 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around March 27, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 16 mph (moderate breeze).
 The wind is most often out of the east (39% of the time) and north east (17% of the time). The wind is least often out of the north west (1% of the time), west (1% of the time), south west (1% of the time), and north (3% of the time).


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Thursday, January 28, 2016

FEBRUARY 2016- VILLAS DE COSTA MAR

February 2016 - Events

Puerto Rico Investment Summit 2016

February 11 - 12

Convention Center
Investment Summit 2016

The Premier Investment Conference in the Caribbean . "Life in Puerto Rico"

February 12 - 14

Coliseum José Miguel Agrelot, San Juan
Ricky Martin

 
One World Tour 2016 
More Info...


February 13 - 14

San Juan District
We the Future Festival

February 13 & 14 at Parque Luis Muñoz Marín & Anfiteatro Tito Puente.
More...



 

February 19 - 21

Paseo La Princesa, Old San Juan
Taste of Rum 2016 - Teaser

Offers rum-lovers a chance to taste a wide variety of Puerto Rican rums, food, and local entertainment amid the magnificent backdrop of the Paseo de La Princesa

More info


February 20

Coliseum José Miguel Agrelot, San Juan
Juan Luis Guerra 

'Todo tiene su Hora '
2015 was the year of the return of one of the most loved and admired singers, Juan Luis Guerra. He will return within the tour of his fourteenth album 'Todo tiene su hora' and accompanied by his inseparable 4.40.
 
More info


February 20 - March 12
 

Bellas Artes, Santurce
Festival Casals

The Casals festivals in Puerto Rico , founded in 1956 by famous cellist, conductor and composer Pablo Casals.
 
More info                                     



February 25

Coliseum José Miguel Agrelot
Fall Out Boy

Enjoy an evening with hitmakers likeCenturies, The Phoenix, Thnks Fr Th Mmrs (Thanks for the Memories), My Songs Know What You Did In The.
More info

February 28

Coliseum José Miguel Agrelot
Ana Gabriel

Por ti para Siempre Tour 2016 "Noche inolvidable con éxitos "Ay Amor", "Es Demasiado Tarde", and "Quién Como Tú".
 
More info


Weather -

Temperature

The month of February is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 83°F throughout the month, exceeding 86°F or dropping below 80°F only one day in ten.
Daily low temperatures are around 72°F, falling below 70°F or exceeding 74°F only one day in ten.

Sun
Over the course of February, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is February 2 with 11:21 hours of daylight; the longest day is February 29 with 11:47 hours of daylight.

The earliest sunrise is at 6:44am on February 29; the latest sunset is at 6:30pm on February 29; the latest sunrise is at 6:57am on February 2; the earliest sunset is at 6:18pm on February 1.
Daylight savings time (DST) is not observed in 2012.

Clouds
The median cloud cover is 41% (partly cloudy) and does not vary substantially over the course of the month.
On February 15, a representative day, the sky is clear or mostly clear 48% of the time, partly cloudy 29% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 23% of the time.

Precipitation
The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the month. Precipitation is most likely around February 1, occurring in 61% of days. Precipitation is least likely around February 29, occurring in 54% of days.
Throughout February, the most common forms of precipitation are light rain, moderate rain, and heavy rain.Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 64% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around February 1, when it is observed during 38% of all days. Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 20% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around February 4, when it is observed during 13% of all days. Heavy rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 13% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around February 2, when it is observed during 9% of all days.
 
Snow
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in January or this station does not reliably report precipitation types. 

Humidity
The relative humidity typically ranges from 58% (mildly humid) to 90% (very humid) over the course of a typical January, rarely dropping below 49% (mildly humid) and reaching as high as 95% (very humid).
The air is driest around February 29, at which time the relative humidity drops below 62% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around February 1, rising above 87% (very humid) three days out of four.

Dew Point
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Over the course of a typical February, the dew point typically varies from 65°F (mildy humid) to 71°F (muggy) and is rarely below 60°F (comfortable) or above 73°F (very muggy).

Wind
Over the course of February typical wind speeds vary from 0 mph to 17 mph (calm to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 21 mph (fresh breeze). The highest average wind speed of 9 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around February 28, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 17 mph (moderate breeze). The lowest average wind speed of 8 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around February 8, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 17 mph (moderate breeze).


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Monday, January 11, 2016

Forget the Resolutions; set Fun Goals; Enjoy what Life has to Offer!


January; it’s a New Year, we hope you enjoyed the holidays; so guess what's Next?


No not resolution’s time; resolutions get broken way before they even get started and most are not much fun to keep in the first place so let’s toss them and move on to something new for some; yet very familiar for most. Vacation Planning Time. It’s going to get cold for all of you in the cold winter states. So planning a nice week or two vacation on a tropical island is a great Goal. OK so instead of resolutions let’s do some Goal setting. Goals that we achieve help us move forward in our lives and setting realistic Goals is the best way to succeed.

My goal is to take two weeks and head to a nice tropical island (Home for us), see and do as much as we   can in the time we spent there. So let’s plan it out. We get 10 working days; more if we leave on a Friday; that gives us two days to travel and if we leave really early we can do three Friday vacation days depending on travel distance. Ours is a little under four hours in the air.

OK two weeks and one personal day to travel; leave on a Friday morning; early arrival by midday and get that extra Friday vacation day. So what else? Plan ahead and let’s take advantage of the whole trip and plan what we want to do every day leaving the last two days to relax, contemplate our adventures and prepare for the trip back home. So the Goal is a great vacation to have adventures, shopping, dancing, clubbing, cultural day trips, dining and two days to relax maybe on the beach and enjoy life! A yearly vacation is the most important goal you and your family can sit down and plan together. We all need to get away, re-energize, enjoy what life has to offer. We work all year so let’s play a little and enjoy each other’s company in a new relaxed environment where we can share adventures and life together.

So take day to sit the whole family down set the goal to get away, plan the whole experience maybe over lunch or dinner. Find-out what each member wants to do, where they would want to go and see! If you come up with more than one place or country to visit than great; get the majority decision for this year’s trip and set goals for future trips until we visit and do what everyone wants to do, see and experience.

How about living like the locals in another country? It’s better to get a vacation rental home or condo with enough room for everyone; a new home away from home that we look forward to getting there after a fun day or night out. We all know the feeling of arriving home to a familiar place to relax and reenergize. So that would be a vacation rental home; live like the locals with all the comforts of home.

Vacation rentals can be found in every country these days, so do your homework and learn the dos’ and don’ts of renting a vacation home for a totally new experience in vacation travel accommodations.

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JANUARY 2016 - VILLAS DE COSTA MAR

Puerto Rico Vacation Rentals is Villas de Costa Mar’s Blog site. We will feature monthly blog articles that will include… Weather, News & Events for the coming months. These articles will serve to help our guest better plan their vacation trips to the tropical island paradise that is Puerto Rico. Villas de Costa Mar is our little piece of paradise; visit our website to learn more about us and the services we provide all our visiting guest!

JANUARY 2016 - EVENTS

 Fiestas calle San Sebastian 2016 - Jan 14 - Jan 17

The San Sebastián Street Festival (Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián) in a nutshell. It has been an annual event on Calle San Sebastián in Old San Juan.
     

        Festival de la Novilla 2016 - Jan 17

Festival and parade with local traditional characters and figures. A look back in time. With live local music, artesans and much more. Facebook

       

        Madonna  'Rebel Heart' - Jan - Jan 28

Coliseum José Miguel Agrelot
Presented By
Live Nation Global Touring and José Dueño Entertainment
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Weather -

Temperature

The month of January is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 82°F throughout the month, exceeding 85°F or dropping below 80°F only one day in ten.
Daily low temperatures are around 72°F, falling below 69°F or exceeding 74°F only one day in ten.

Sun

Over the course of January, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is January 1 with 11:03 hours of daylight; the longest day is January 31 with 11:19 hours of daylight.

The earliest sunrise is at 6:56am on January 2; the latest sunset is at 6:17pm on January 31; the latest sunrise is at 7:00am on January 18; the earliest sunset is at 5:59pm on January 1.

Precipitation
The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the month. Precipitation is most likely around January 1, occurring in 67% of days. Precipitation is least likely around January 31, occurring in 61% of days.


Snow

Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in January or this station does not reliably report precipitation types. 

Humidity

The relative humidity typically ranges from 60% (mildly humid) to 92% (very humid) over the course of a typical January, rarely dropping below 51% (mildly humid) and reaching as high as 97% (very humid).
The air is driest around January 31, at which time the relative humidity drops below 65% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around January 11, rising above 89% (very humid) three days out of four.

Dew Point

Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical January, the dew point typically varies from 65°F (mildy humid) to 72°F (very muggy) and is rarely below 61°F (comfortable) or above 75°F (very muggy).

Wind

Over the course of January typical wind speeds vary from 0 mph to 17 mph (calm to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 20 mph (fresh breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 8 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around January 31, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 17 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 7 mph (light breeze) occurs around January 13, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 16 mph (moderate breeze).

The wind is most often out of the east (39% of the time) and north east (17% of the time). The wind is least often out of the north west (1% of the time), west (1% of the time), south west (1% of the time), and north (3% of the time).



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Wednesday, December 9, 2015