Activities in Condado

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Condado is known as the trendy, high-end resort area of the San Juan metropolitan area.  Although not as busy as San Juan itself, there is still a liveliness about the town.  Shopping in Condado focuses on luxury goods in a mall setting but at low prices, pampering is a top priority at the area spas, and nightlife shines with a few casinos located on hotel property.  Other activities easily accessed in Condado include snorkeling and diving, fishing, and tennis. 

Diving

Condado Diving

Condado is located on the edges of the San Juan metropolis, granting divers the easy access to the tourist-centered tours and services, without the heavy traffic and the oppotunity to find a more localized provider.

There are 5 dive operators and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from. For more about scuba diving in this area go to this article.

Fishing

Puerto Rico Fishing

Also known as "Blue Marlin" Alley, sports-fishermen flock to the Condado area in hopes of catching the prized marlin.

If you like to fish you will be happy to learn there are several charter fishing services in this area. To read our page about deep sea fishing, visit this page.

Golf

Hoping to spend some time on the greens? There are a couple of golf courses in this area. The area courses are Fort Buchanan Golf Club and Río Bayamón Golf Course. Click on the name of the course for more detail concerning the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more. For more in formation concerning golf courses throughout San Juan, click this link.

Sailing and Boating

More information about firms that can help you spend some time on the open water can be seen in the table below.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Condado
Name Phone Location
Castillo Tours (787) 791-6195 2.3 mi. East of Central Condado
Sail Old San Juan (787) 340-7567 Miramar, 0.9 mi. West of Central Condado
Sail San Juan Bay (787) 667-7778 Viejo San Juan, 1.9 mi. West of Central Condado

If you'd like to find out about local marinas and charter options follow this link.

Shopping

El Galpon

If there are some avid shoppers vacationing with you, they'll be interested to know that more than 67 retail stores are located in this area. If you want to learn about shopping in and around Condado, you can do so by following this link.

Sightseeing

Museo de arte de Puerto Rico

Sightseeing is also a great way to spend some of your time in Condado. Among other things, the area has 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. To visit our complete guide to sightseeing attractions and opportunities, read this article.

Information concerning a firm that can show you the most interesting local sights can be seen down below.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Condado
Name Type Phone Location
Atlantic San Juan Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (787) 644-9841 2.8 mi. Southeast of Central Condado
Aventuras Tierra Adentro Nature Tourism Service (787) 766-0470 3.4 mi. South of Central Condado
Castillo Travel & Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (787) 791-6195 2.3 mi. East of Central Condado
Enchanted Pearl Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (787) 923-2177 Condado District
Pandora Tour Puerto Rico Excursions and Sightseeing Service (347) 414-0228 Miramar, 0.7 mi. South West of Central Condado
Rico Suntours Inc Travel and Tour Operators (787) 722-2080 Ocean Park
Segway Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service -- Old San Juan, 2.6 mi. West of Central Condado

Snorkeling

Atlantic San Juan Tours

If spending some time snorkeling sounds like fun you're in luck -- you'll have the chance while vacationing in Condado. Those needing to find more details concerning opportunities to go snorkeling by going to this page.

Spas

Relaxing in a spa might be the highlight of your entire vacation. Spa-goers will find plenty of options, since there are 6 spas in this area. To find out more about the options, see this page.

Tennis

Caribe Hilton

If you like to play tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 4 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table can help clarify your options. At a glance, you'll see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other details. Click on the names to learn more details concerning the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In And Around Condado
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Caribe Hilton Viejo San Juan, 0.9 mi. Northwest of Central Condado 4 check
El San Juan Resort & Casino, a Hilton Hotel 3.8 mi. East of Central Condado 4
Condado Plaza Hilton 0.5 mi. Northwest of Central Condado 2 check
Ritz-Carlton San Juan Hotel, Spa, & Casino 4.1 mi. East of Central Condado 2 check

For example, Caribe Hilton is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.

Other Activities

15 Knots Kiteboarding School

The chart directly below lists a few details regarding other activities.

Other Activities In And Around Condado
Name Type Phone Location
15 Knots Kiteboarding School Kitesurfing Operator (787) 215-5667 3.3 mi. East of Central Condado
Caribbean Cinemas - Fine Arts Miramar Movie Theater (787) 721-4288 Miramar, 0.7 mi. West of Central Condado
Coliseo de Puerto Rico Concert Halls and Performing Arts Centers (787) 294-0001 Hato Rey, 2.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Condado
It's Yoga Puerto Rico Fitness Centers and Instructors (787) 677-7585 Central Condado
La Respuesta Concert Halls and Performing Arts Centers (787) 268-5287 Condado District
Serenety Massage Esthetic Massage Therapist (787) 281-8673 Ocean Park
YMCA De San Juan Fitness Centers and Instructors (787) 728-7200 Ocean Park, 1.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Condado
 

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