Caballito del Mar

Photo Credit: © Angel Xavier Viera-Vargas CC BY

Created by local artist Jose Ignacio Morales, this tall seahorse stands against the city for all walking along the Bahia Urbana to appreciate.


The seahorse is made of stainless steel and bronze, welded together to create this massive thirty-eight foot tall monument to San Juan.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Caballito del Mar may choose to book their trip on Viejo San Juan, as guests staying in this part of Puerto Rico will be excited to have easy monument access during their visit. There a reasonable number of lodgings in the neighborhood around the monument.

Hotels near Caballito del Mar
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Sheraton Old San Juan Hotel Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.5 km) W
Chateau Cervantes Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.5 km) W
Cervantes Hotel Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.4 km) W
The Pineapple Inn Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.3 km) W
Da House Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.4 km) WNW
Fortaleza Guest House Guest house 0.4 mi. (0.3 km) W
Hotel Milano Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.3 km) WNW

Location and What's Nearby

Spry guests may also be charmed by the region because of the options for open-air options. Travelers who are interested in showing their ability at the golf course, might want to do so at the nearest golfing facility, which is Fort Buchanan Golf Club. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, think about checking out Escambrion Beach, one of the closest beaches to this landmark. Though the outdoor options above are the easiest to get to, you'll still have access to a variety of equally enjoyable beach and golf options. Monument guests will encounter additional interesting places out of the sun in the vicinity. There are two other places nearby you may want to visit -Spanish House and Ateneo Puertorriqueño- each of them located within a couple miles of this monument.


Contact Information

Location: Bahia Urabana, Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico


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