People-watching is the most prominent activiity at Ocean Park, which is filled mostly with gay and straight single adults. Water sports and facilities are available at the beachfront resorts for a fee.
Set on the eastern edge of Ocean Park, this beach is on the North East coast of Puerto Rico. You should consider stopping by whether or not you're staying nearby. Beaches in Puerto Rico are often though of as secluded spots, which offer tranquility and relaxation. While these qualities are undoubtedly perfect for some, busy vacationers may prefer something a little less out-of-the-way, like Ocean Park.
Ocean Park can be found along Calle Park Boulevard, where a number of asphalt parking lots are available.
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.
The concession stand on-site could come in handy, even if you plan to have lunch elsewhere. If available, you could also order some food from one of the mobile vendors who are generally found here.
Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. Ocean Park is a crowded playground for mostly single adults, so its not the ideal locale for families with children. Peopl-watching is huge at this beach, so be sure to look your best before you go out to strut your stuff.
Since Ocean Park is found within an area commonly frequented by travelers, many try to show up early.
This beach is positioned on the North East coast of Puerto Rico. It's located near, which is one of a few popular spots in the area.
The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in Puerto Rico. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.
|Museum||0.4 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|Museo de arte de Puerto Rico||Museum||0.4 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|Museum||0.4 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|Museum Of Art Of Puerto Rico||Museum||1.2 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|Art Gallery||1.3 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|Radisson Ambassador Plaza Casino||Casino||1.3 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|Marriott Stellaris Casino||Casino||1.5 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|Diamond Palace Casino||Casino||1.6 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|Casino del Mar||Casino||1.8 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|Museo de Arte Contemporaneo||Museum||1.8 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|Conrad San Juan Condado Plaza Casino||Casino||2.2 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
Ocean Park guests seeking other opportunities for exploration will want to think about making the trip to Condado District, since it's nearby and is an area full of activity. From the coast, Condado District isn't far off, maybe a mile and a half (three kilometers).
The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. You can generally expect to see a fair amount of visitors from lodgings in the area.
Vacationers seeking a place to stay close to the beach shouldn't have a tough time, as there is no shortage of accommodations to choose from in the vicinity. You will find the closest hotel booking options by perusing what's shown in the following table.
|Tu Casa Boutique Hotel||0.2 mi.||W||Hotel|
|Coqui Del Mar||0.2 mi.||E||Hostel|
|Hosteria Del Mar||0.3 mi.||WNW||Hotel|
|Numero 1 Guest House||0.5 mi.||W||B & B|
|Tres Palma Inn||--||--||Hotel|
|Oceana Hostal Playero||0.7 mi.||W||Hotel|
|At Wind Chimes Inn||0.8 mi.||W||Hotel|
|Acacia Seaside Inn Boutique||0.8 mi.||W||Hotel|
|Best Western Hotel Pierre San Juan||1.1 mi.||W||Hotel|
It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Ocean Park; you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the closest places to eat is Uvva Restaurant. This restaurant has International food. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's just a little ways away.
Some nearby restaurant options are included in the following table.
|Uvva Restaurant||(787) 727-3302||International||Informal||0.3 mi.||WNW|
|Pal Cielo Restaurante||(787) 727-6798||Thai||Informal||0.4 mi.||WSW|
|Basil Pizza & Italian Cuisine||(787) 294-5074||Italian||Very Casual||--||--|
|(787) 728-6648||Caribbean, International||--||--||--|
Needless to say, there are other beaches in Puerto Rico besides Ocean Park worth visiting.
Another location you might enjoy is Torrecilla Pinones Beach, which is generally a pretty popular beach. You'll find it seven miles to the east. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, you might enjoy Parque Beach. You'll find it only a short distance away.
Another option worth considering is Escambrion Beach, which is located three miles away.
Perhaps Ocean Park is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.
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