I recently had the pleasure of enjoying a 5 night stay at La Concha, A Renaissance Resort in the Condado area of Puerto Rico.
The modern architecture of the resort features open lobbies and seamless transitions between inside and outside spaces, an interior patio, bright colors with modern art throughout, as well as flowing streams in the common areas that create a brilliantly relaxing feel. The resort also boasts their signature seashell-shaped floating restaurant, ‘Perla’, which has been termed “a marvel of engineering and architecture.”
We stayed in cabana guest rooms that were directly in the center of all the action. King beds and balconies in each room, give you the hot-seat to any common area action, day or night. For a quieter setting, the suite tower guest rooms offer European-style kitchens, expansive bathrooms, and panoramic beachfront views from the balcony.
Both the indoor and outdoor Lobby Lounges offer casual, relaxing daytime seating and not-to-be-missed, chic parties after sunset.
Favorite drink: Solera Flip – the La Concha spin on a traditional pina colada. (not on the drink menu, ask for it by name!)
Favorite food: An absolute must try are the Latin Sliders- three grilled angus beef-longaniza burgers served with caramelized onions, pepper jack cheese and roasted garlic aioli.
Other resort ammenities include: An on-site casino, meeting facilities, a ballroom, indoor and outdoor pools, jacuzzi, private beach with chair and towel service, a spa, and plenty of dining choices.
The staff and service at La Concha Resort was outstanding. Everyone from the front desk to the bartenders & wait staff, along
with our housekeeper was friendly, knowledgeable, and offered first-class service.
Thinking of a destination wedding? Seriously, check out some of the photos on the La Concha Resort's website. I had the pleasure of briefly viewing a wedding that took place during my stay. Two words: Picture Perfect!
A special thank you to the Mr Gay World Puerto Rico team for the opportunity to explore San Juan, enjoy the La Concha Resort, and document the experience of finding a candidate to represent the beautiful island of Puerto Rico.
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