Seven Seas Beach

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Seven Seas Beach is a popular beach for snorkeling around the coral reefs, water sports, and camping in the sand (with a permit). Several nearby islets provide even more opportunities for fantastic snorkeling and local hotels and tour operators give guided land tours.

Located in Las Croabas, Seven Seas Beach is on the East coast of Puerto Rico. You might want even if you aren't staying nearby. Visitors should keep in mind that, while Seven Seas Beach is by no means quiet and secluded, you wouldn't necessarily call it a busy beach either. This makes it a good option for those of you who want to enjoy a beach with mild activity but wish to stay away from the most populated spots.

How to Access The Beach
Seven Seas Beach is located off Carretera Cabezas de San Juan.

Amenities and Ambiance

Seven Seas Beach is a white sand public beach located near the town of Fajardo. The clear shallow water is teeming with vibrant tropical fish and coral reefs and is protected by offshore reefs. Trade winds blow across the water.

If you're suddenly hungry or thirsty, the concession stand at Seven Seas Beach is the ultimate convenience. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to try local specialties from one of the local vendors who are typically found at this location.

Perhaps the most convenient amenity here: picnic tables.

You will be able to use a public restroom at Seven Seas Beach. Showers are provided for visitors, so you don't have to go back to your hotel sandy. This beach draws locals and tourists to is sandy white shores and there's usually always somebody around, even campers at night.

Seven Seas Beach with its choice of amenities and services will be located inside a relatively urbanized region. If you are no fan of busy beaches, there is an appropriate motivator to make plans to beat all the other tourists, for example coming earlier when it is a little cooler. Otherwise, you might not be able to take advantage of all those comforts that the beach has for its guests.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on the East coast of Puerto Rico; the area is home to other attractions such as El Conquistador Resort & Country Club, which is less than a mile away.

Historical attractions such as Fuerte San Geronimo provide a nice compliment to the scenery of Seven Seas Beach, and allow visitors to learn more about Puerto Rico, without having to leave the coast. In fact, this site can be found within driving distance from this site of historical significance.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Seven Seas Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
El Conquistador Resort & Country Club Golf Course 0.9 S Puerto Rico
Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.0 NE Puerto Rico
Fero de las Cabezas de San Juan Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.1 NE Puerto Rico
Taller Artistico En Luquillo Art Gallery 5.9 W Puerto Rico
Parque Damaso Rivera Park 7.2 W Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Seven Seas Beach is near Fajardo, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Seven Seas Beach tourists looking for additional places to explore might want to think about going to Fajardo, since it's not far away and is an area full of activity. From the coast, Fajardo isn't far off, roughly two and a half miles (four and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how packed the nearby hotels are. At this beach, you can expect to see a fair amount of other guests who are staying close by.

You'll find a decent amount of places to stay a car ride away. A few of the more convenient possibilities are seen in the following table.

Accommodations near Seven Seas Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort 0.9 S Resort
Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort 1.1 S Resort
Fajardo Inn 2.6 S Resort

Food

A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you visit a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without going too far from the coast. One of the nearest places to eat is The House of Pastelillos. This restaurant serves both Caribbean and Latin American menu items. They are also known for their hamburgers and seafood.

The table below lists nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Seven Seas Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The House of Pastelillos (787) 268-2222 Caribbean, Latin American Very Casual 0.3 mi. SW
Las Vistas (787) 655-7053 Caribbean, Vegan Very Casual 0.5 mi. SE
Calizo Seafood Bar And Grill (787) 863-3664 Caribbean, Creole Informal 0.6 mi. SW
Racar Seafood (787) 801-0413 International Informal 0.7 mi. SE
Blossoms (787) 868-0200 Chinese, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim -- 0.9 mi. S
Bollyhoo Bar and Grill (787) 863-1000 American, Caribbean Very Casual 0.9 mi. S
Cafe Bella Vista (787) 863-1000 International Very Casual 0.9 mi. S
Cafe Caribe (787) 863-1000 American, Caribbean Very Casual 0.9 mi. S
Chops Steakhouse (787) 863-1000 International Informal 0.9 mi. S
La Piccola Fontana Restaurant (787) 253-0436 Italian Informal 0.9 mi. S
Las Brisas Restaurant (787) 863-1000 Buffet Very Casual 0.9 mi. S
Oasis Bar & Grill (787) 863-1000 Bar and grill Very Casual 0.9 mi. S

Other Beaches

Vacationers searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Seven Seas Beach.

You may also enjoy Las Croabas Beach, located three quarters of a mile away.

Seven Seas Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.

 

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