Celebrating Pride in PR

There is a vibrant and welcoming LGBTQ+ community in PR, a beautiful island paradise with a variety of bars and clubs catering to LGBTQ+ interests and identities.

Puerto Rico is not just a beautiful island paradise in the Caribbean but also home to a diverse and thriving LGBTQ+ community. The island has a rich history of acceptance and tolerance towards the LGBTQ+ community, and its capital city, San Juan, is no exception. In fact, San Juan has become a haven for LGBTQ+ travelers, with its many bars and clubs that cater to their unique interests and identities.

One of the most popular neighborhoods among the LGBTQ+ community in San Juan is Santurce. This vibrant and diverse neighborhood is home to many bars and clubs that offer a safe and inclusive space for the LGBTQ+ community to socialize and have fun. Kweens is the biggest gay nightclub.  Our guests at Coqui del Mar get discounted or free entry (make sure to ask for a wristband).  It is very near SX Club so you can visit both.  Also near La Placita.

Another popular spot in Santurce is SX Club, a multi-level dance club that attracts a younger crowd of LGBTQ+ individuals. The club has a sleek and modern design with flashy lights and energetic music, making it the perfect spot to dance the night away with friends. The club's diverse music selection includes reggaeton, pop, and electronic dance music, catering to a wide range of musical tastes.

If you're looking for a more relaxed and intimate atmosphere, Oasis Tapas & Lounge is a great option. Located in the trendy neighborhood of Condado, this cozy bar offers a selection of tapas dishes and cocktails, as well as live music performances on weekends. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming, making it the perfect spot for a quiet night out or a romantic date.

Oveja Negra, located in the historic Old San Juan, is another must-visit spot for LGBTQ+ travelers. The cozy and stylish bar attracts a diverse crowd of locals and visitors, offering a selection of craft cocktails, beers, and wines. The bar also hosts live music and drag shows on weekends, adding to its lively and fun atmosphere.

La Sombrilla Rosa – if you’re looking for a gay bar with the authentic Puerto Rican attitude, then this popular establishment is the place to be. Found in the centre of the action – on San Sebastian Street in San Juan old town – it's pink, the drinks are cheap and the atmosphere is guaranteed to make you cheerful. Try the jello shots!

While San Juan is generally accepting of the LGBTQ+ community, it's important to be aware of the local attitudes towards LGBTQ+ individuals, particularly in rural areas or smaller towns. LGBTQ+ travelers should familiarize themselves with the local laws and regulations to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. It's also important to respect the local culture and customs, and to be mindful of how your behavior may be perceived by the local community.

There is a vibrant and welcoming LGBTQ+ community in Puerto Rico, a beautiful island paradise with a variety of bars and clubs catering to LGBTQ+ interests and identities. San Juan has become a popular destination for LGBTQ+ travelers; whether you're seeking a lively dance club or a cozy cocktail bar, San Juan has something to offer everyone. Puerto Rico is the perfect destination for those who want to experience the beauty and culture of the island.

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