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Ponce Walking Tour

Explore Ponce with our cultural walk in the historic heart of “the most Puerto Rican city”.

About this experience

Explore Ponce with our cultural walk in the historic heart of “the most Puerto Rican city”. Wander through the streets with our guides, and learn about the history and significant events that shaped what was once the largest and richest city of Puerto Rico. Discover locals’ favorite places, best of Ponce’s food and art scene and leave falling in love with the city! We will talk about events, people, music, architecture and much more through downtown Ponce to discover why “Ponce is Ponce”, during this cultural and historical journey in the heart of the “Pearl of the South”.

Bring comfortable clothing, sunscreen and lots of energies! This experience is outdoors and lasts 2 hours. Walking distance is about 1-2 km, an easy walk with no hills.

Your Host

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Hello my name is Melina Aguilar! Some people know me as #TheTourGirI, I am an energetic world-trotter, certified local guide, lover of cultures, coffee, books and history. I speak three languages: Spanish, English and Indonesian. My academic and professional background is in education and international development. After 10 years traveling and working in the U.S., Asia, South America and Europe, I moved back to my hometown, Ponce to become a tour guide. My goal is to make sure all visitors have a unique view to Ponce and Puerto Rico, engaging with the island by knowing a little more about its history and culture. I love my job, my city and island. I will try my best to make sure you fall in love with Puerto Rico too ;) Recently won two awards, AUDIENCE FAVORITE & 2ND PLACE WINNER in an international tour guide competition hosted by Redeam “The Tour Guide Throwdown”. Hosted virtually and selected by international tour industry judges from all over the world. Excited to show you my passion for my city and island while we walk Ponce.