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

Viejo San Juan is a good option for those wishing to visit Caballito del Mar, because travelers to this area of Puerto Rico will be excited to have convenient access to the monument during their visit. There is a decent quantity of lodgings in the region surrounding the monument.

Hotels near Caballito del Mar
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Sheraton Old San Juan Hotel and Casino 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

Outdoor activities like golfing and heading to the beach will also be found easily in the vicinity. Monument visitors who would also like to work on their golf game will be pleased to learn of the closest golf course to the museum, Fort Buchanan Golf Club. If you don't take a whole lot of pride in your golf game, additional outdoor opportunities can still be found at Escambrion Beach, which is the closest beach to Caballito del Mar. Plus, an additional selection of golf and beach attractions remain in the community. You will discover multiple other local attractions within a reasonable distance. You'll find two places you may enjoy -Spanish House and Ateneo Puertorriqueño- both of which are situated rather close to this monument.


Contact Information

Location: Bahia Urabana, San Juan, Puerto Rico


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