Salinas was founded by Agustín Colón Pacheco in 1841, and the city is commonly known as "La Cuna del Mojito Isleño". Salinas is a small municipality made up of about 30,000 "Salinenses", and is located on the southern coast of Puerto Rico. San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico, is just over an hour drive at approximately 53.4 miles away.
If you are planning to spend some time in Puerto Rico but do not enjoy hot or humid weather, you might want to consider spending some time in Adjuntas. Also known as ‘La Suiza de Puerto Rico’ – which means ‘the Switzerland of Puerto Rico' – this little town has gained its reputation because it has much lower average temperatures than most other towns in Puerto Rico. The town is situated in ...