El Convento Hotel
Cristo Street is a shopping mecca, home to the outlet stores - Ralph Lauren Polo, Coach Leather, Speedo and Dooney & Burke - and a myriad of antique and gift shops. El Galpon will satisfy cigar lovers, or add some spice to your life with jams, honey, herbs, candles and gifts from Spicy Caribee. For the jewelry lover, Hellenis Timeless Jewelry is home to Harry Winston, Carrerra y Carrerra, IWC, Chopard and more fine brands. Boveda specializes in printed cotton skirts from India, along with a selection of silky saris. Visit GOA (Great Objects of Art) for a wide selection of Spanish style pottery and ceramics, hand-carved Santos, leather goods and delicate lace and fans.
Fortaleza Street offers a variety of fine jewelry shops, T-shirt emporiums, arts and crafts and antique stores. In La Calle Shopping Mall is Mascaras De Puerto Rico, home to one of the largest selection of handmade folkloric masks on the island. Next door at Ole, Panama hats and antiques can be found. Moreover, don’t miss San Francisco, San Jose and Tetuan Streets for small boutiques offering leather goods, elegant clothing and offbeat items. A 10-minute cab ride away is Condado with its many specialty shops along Ashford Avenue: Louis Vuitton, Cartier and Mont Blanc. Clothes-lovers head to Nono Maldonado, one of the top designers on the island, Piada for swimsuits and Vero for great shoes and kitschy items.