Ocean Park

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.

Located in Ocean Park, this beach is on the North East coast of Puerto Rico. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. You may notice that beaches throughout Puerto Rico tend to be pretty quiet, but Ocean Park is a little different.

How to Access The Beach
Ocean Park can be found along Calle Park Boulevard, where a number of asphalt parking lots are available.

Amenities and Ambiance

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. You might also have the option to try local specialties from one of the mobile vendors who operate at or near this spot.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. 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 can be found within an area that sees many visitors, you'll want to plan accordingly.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Ocean Park is on the North East coast of Puerto Rico; it will be near other attractions like Ecourbano, which is one of the closest attractions.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Ocean Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Ecourbano Museum 0.4 mi. W Puerto Rico
Museo de arte de Puerto Rico Museum 0.4 mi. W Puerto Rico
Museo Tower Museum 0.4 mi. W Puerto Rico
Museum Of Art Of Puerto Rico Museum 1.2 mi. W Puerto Rico
Casa Cortes Gallery 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

Cities and Towns

Ocean Park is in the Condado District area, so walking the city is a definite option. Tourists at Ocean Park who are seeking a little additional excitement will want to consider going to Condado District, since it's not far away and is a particularly busy area of Puerto Rico. From the shore, Condado District is not far away, roughly a mile and a half (three kilometers).

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how full the nearby hotels are. At this beach, you can expect to encounter a fair number of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Because this beach is in a fairly popular tourist destination, it is not typically all that difficult to find just the right kind of hotel close-by. If you are hoping to find a place that's near the ocean, the following table shows the accommodation options closest to Ocean Park.

Accommodations near Ocean Park
Hotel Distance Direction Type
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
Andalucia 0.4 mi. W 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

Food

If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the closest places to eat is Uvva Restaurant. This restaurant has a menu featuring International food. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's not far off the beach at all.

The following table lists nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Ocean Park
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Uvva Restaurant (787) 727-3302 International Informal 0.3 mi. WNW
Pal Cielo Restaurante (787) 727-6798 Thai Informal 0.4 mi. WSW
A Pedir De Boca (787) 767-0610 -- -- -- --
Antojitos De Mar (787) 743-1760 -- -- -- --
Barberaa La Monserrate (787) 723-2022 -- -- -- --
Basil Pizza & Italian Cuisine (787) 294-5074 Italian Very Casual -- --
Blue Moon Caribbean Cuisine (787) 728-6648 Caribbean, International -- -- --
Bongos Pizerria & Sport Bar (787) 536-4389 -- -- -- --
Cafe Darcena (787) 725-5693 -- -- -- --
Cafe Terminal De Lanchas (787) 725-1585 -- -- -- --
Cafeteraa Coop Intendente Ramarez (787) 725-5092 -- -- -- --
Cairo Restaurant (787) 273-7140 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from in Puerto Rico, and Ocean Park is just one option.

If the exciting vibe at Ocean Park is one of the features you love, you'll want to consider checking out Torrecilla Pinones Beach, another location where you'll find fun and action. It is located seven miles to the east. If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Parque Beach is a beach removed from some more heavily-traveled spots. It is located not far off the beach at all.

Another location you may want to try is Escambrion Beach, which is located three miles to the west-northwest.

Puerto Rico has so much to offer, and dropping by Ocean Park is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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