San Sebastian

(sahn se-bahs-tee-AHN)

San Sebastián is known as El Pueblo de los Pepinianos. San Sebastián was founded in 1752 by Pedro Martínez de Oneca.

San Sebastián has one of the most beautiful places, a waterfall called El Salto de Collazo (Collazo's leap).

San Sebastian Waterfall (Photo: Tarrah Carpenter)

San Sebastián is located south of Isabela and Quebradillas; north of Las Marías; east of Moca and Añasco; and west of Lares.

There are many well-known pepinianos, among them: composer Juan F. Acosta.

San Sebastian is made up of 25 barrios (wards/districts):

  • Aibonito
  • Aibonito Guerrero
  • Altozano
  • Bahomamey
  • Calabazas
  • Cibao
  • Cidral
  • Culebrinas
  • Eneas
  • Guacio
  • Guajataca
  • Guatemala
  • Hato Arriba
  • Hoyamala
  • Juncal
  • Magos
  • Mirabales
  • Perchas I
  • Perchas II
  • Piedras Blancas
  • Pozas
  • Pueblo
  • Robles
  • Salto
  • Sonador

Things to See and Do In San Sebastian

Want to know what to see and do in San Sebastian? Discover few ideas for exploring and enjoying the city.

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Anthem: Van ms de dos siglos de historia de vida..


There are 27 public schools in San Sebastian, education is handled by the Puerto Rico Department of Education. San Sebastian is also home of 1 colleges and universities.


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Did You Know?

The oldest city in the United States is St. Augustine in Florida, that is according to a continuously settled Europeans in the city. But the United States jurisdiction recognises San Juan as the oldest city in the US territory of Puerto Rico.