Condado Attractions

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As part of the San Juan metropolitan area, Condado is often chosen as a home base for tourists seeking luxury accommodations after long days sightseeing in Old San Juan.  But this small town holds its own in the attractions department with a nice offering of cultural museums and landmarks as well as beaches and casinos.  Green space is limited here, but it doesn't take long to find natural attractions in the surrounding area. 

Beaches

Condado Beach

You'll discover a large number of beaches to consider visiting in and around the area. You can click on each beach name to get additional information about that particular stretch of sand.

Condado Beach: Backed by the high rise buildings of San Juan, Condado Beach. Because this is a public beach it is usually pretty crowded, but be warned: the undertow here can be strong a times, though it makes for a great surfing environment.

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Another place that beach-goers can consider is Ocean Park. Located between Condado and Isle Verde Beaches, Ocean Park is a wide expanse of golden sand fronting the turquoise Caribbean. The area is lined with hotels, resorts, and condos as well as a number of sports complexes.

Parque Beach: Parque Beach is located at the end og Avenida de Diego, just after the road crosses Avenida Ashford.

These examples are just a few of the choices you'll find. For a better look at this topic, go to this article.

Landmark Attractions

Museo de arte de Puerto Rico

A landmark that often intrigues visitors is Museo de Arte Contemporaneo. It is found in southern Condado. Museo de Arte Contemporaneo is one of the premier fine arts museums in Puerto Rico, offering a collection of contemporary works from Latin America and the Caribbean, with a focus on Puerto Rican artists. Visitors are encouraged to come and view some of the most poignant pieces of art work in existence when they tour this museum.

Many travelers also choose to visit Museum Of Art Of Puerto Rico. It is located in Condado. On Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday, the museum is open from 10:00am until 5:00pm. On Wednesday and Thursday, is is open from 10:00am until 8:00pm.

Museo de arte de Puerto Rico: Spanning 130,000 square feet, the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico has worked towards providing the Puerto Rican public with access to contemporary artwork since 2000. There is a permanent collection of Puerto Rican and Latin art from the 16th century to present, plus a number of educational programs that are available to educate the public and raise awareness about the world of visual arts.

These are just a few of the available choices. For a more comprehensive look at other interesting landmarks in and around the area, follow this link.

Natural Attractions

Luckily, you can find additional nature attractions. Navigate to this extended discussion which is all about natural attractions in and near Condado if you're interested in learning additional details.

Casinos

In the mood for some action? Visitors hoping to try their luck will have a handful of opportunities to do so in this area.

Casino del Mar, a part of Renaissance La Concha A Renaissance Resort, is found within Condado. As you walk into La Concha Resort, you won't miss the casino that is located right off the main lobby. At the casino you will see plenty of table games and themed slots to keep you busy for hours.

If slot machines are part of your plans, you might try Conrad San Juan Condado Plaza Casino. This casino features over 350 slot machines in a 12,500 square foot facility. You can place a bet that ranges anywhere from five cents all the way up to $25 at one of these machines, and when you win, you really win big.

Radisson Ambassador Plaza Casino has a collection of games for guests to try out, including Blackjack, Craps, Poker - Caribbean Stud, and Roulette. Guests at the Radisson San Juan Casino Hotel enjoy access to the 24-hour on-site casino. Games here include Blackjack, Craps, Poker, and a plethora of slot machines.

These examples are just a sample of your options. Visit this article which is all about gaming in Condado if you'd like to find out additional specifics.

 

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