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.

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.

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. 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.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the North East coast of Puerto Rico. It's located near Ecourbano, 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.

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 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).

Hotels

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.

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

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.

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

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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