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. 

Bike and Scooter Rental

If you are intrigued by the idea of riding in the open air, you will find a couple of businesses that can help make it happen. Click here to read our guide to bike and scooter rentals.

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.

You'll find 5 dive operators and a small number of dive sites to choose from. Take advantage of this article which is all about scuba diving in this area if you want to get additional facts.

Fishing

Puerto Rico Fishing

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

Want to catch some fish during your vacation? You might be pleased to learn there are 4 charter fishing services that operate from this area. To read about other deep sea fishing in this area, go to this page.

Golf

Enjoy playing golf? There are a couple of golf courses in the area. The area courses are Fort Buchanan Golf Club and Río Bayamón Golf Course. You can click on the name of the course to get additional information concerning the course. To get more information on golf throughout San Juan, click this link.

Sailing and Boating

La Rumba Party Cruises

More information concerning local providers that can enable you to spend some time out on the open water can be found down below.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Condado
Name Phone Location
Castillo Tours (787) 791-6195 2.3 mi. East of Central Condado
La Rumba Party Cruises (787) 375-5211 Old San Juan, 2.7 mi. West 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
San Juan Water Tours (787) 624-6295 Viejo San Juan, 2.2 mi. West of Central Condado

If you'd like to read about area marinas and charter operators go to this article.

Shopping

Stella Nolasco Boutique Atelier

If you have some shopping aficionados vacationing with you, they can while away some time exploring a few of the area's 78 retail shops. Follow this link to see our extended discussion of shopping in and around Condado.

Sightseeing

Museo de arte de Puerto Rico

Yet another great activity for visitors is to discover the area's interesting sights. The area has 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Those wanting to obtain more information about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by clicking on this link.

Take some time to look through the table just below for a listing of a firm that can help you have a great time enjoying the local sights.

Sightseeing Services In Condado
Name Type Phone Location
Aventuras Tierra Adentro Nature Tourism Service (787) 766-0470 San Juan
Castillo Travel & Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (787) 791-6195 Ocean Park
Enchanted Pearl Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (787) 923-2177 Condado District
Johnny Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (787) 717-5344 Ocean Park
Rico Suntours Inc Travel and Tour Operators (787) 722-2080 Ocean Park

Snorkeling

Condado Snorkeling

If you enjoy underwater beauty there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Condado. Those needing to learn more about opportunities to go snorkeling by clicking on this link.

Spas

Indulging in a trip to the spa might be one of the highlights of your vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, considering that there are 12 spas that operate in this area. Those wanting to get more information about this topic can do so by following this link.

Tennis

Caribe Hilton

If you're a tennis player your best bet is to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 4 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following list can help with your decision making process. Included is the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other details. Click on the names to learn about other aspects of 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
Ritz-Carlton San Juan Hotel, Spa, & Casino 4.1 mi. East of Central Condado 2 check
Condado Plaza Hilton 0.5 mi. Northwest 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

Glance through the chart below for more options. to learn more. for more options.

Other Activities In Condado
Name Type Phone Location
Akuadventures Glass Bottom Kayaks Jet Ski Rental Service (787) 340-8807 Ocean Park
Gredysant Massage Massage Therapist (787) 299-1747 Condado District
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
Metropolis Gym Fitness Centers and Instructors (787) 722-2683 Condado District
Narvy's Spa-Massage & Salon Massage Therapist (787) 210-2633 Ocean Park
Serenety Massage Esthetic Massage Therapist (787) 281-8673 Ocean Park
Weisner Cinema Movie Theater (787) 721-1273 Central Condado
YMCA De San Juan Fitness Centers and Instructors (787) 728-7200 Ocean Park
 

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