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

Caballito del Mar is located on Viejo San Juan, so those staying in this part of Puerto Rico will be pleased to have easy monument access throughout their trip. Even though the area isn't packed wall-to-wall with tourists, you'll nevertheless find a fair number of hotel options to choose from.

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

Of course, one of the most enjoyable possibilities while spending some time exploring the area is having a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of this monument. The most convenient restaurant is Cafe 8, which offers Caribbean fare. It is just around a couple hundred yards away from this landmark, so stop in and eat up! Also within reach, you and your group will have eateries including Toppings Pizza and Koco-Nuts! providing you with a fair number eating options.


Contact Information

Location: Bahia Urabana, Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico


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