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.

Set in Las Croabas, Seven Seas Beach is on the East coast of Puerto Rico. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Many of the beaches in Puerto Rico are quiet and secluded, but Seven Seas Beach is a little different. You'll still find it has a calm, serene mood, but you can visit without having to be too far removed from the city's activity.

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.

The concession stand on-site could come in handy, even if you plan to have lunch elsewhere. On some days, it may be possible to buy food from one of the mobile vendors who operate at or near this spot.

Those who wish to eat lunch here will enjoy having access to picnic tables.

Seven Seas Beach does have public restrooms for your convenience. Shower facilities are available, so you don't have to spend the rest of the afternoon covered in sand. This beach draws locals and tourists to is sandy white shores and there's usually always somebody around, even campers at night.

You should remember that the area right around Seven Seas Beach is a bustling area, which means you may find numerous people competing for the use of the same services.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the East coast of Puerto Rico. It is near El Conquistador Resort & Country Club, which is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction, and it is one of a few attractions in the region.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Puerto Rico, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. The nearest historical attraction is Fuerte San Geronimo, which is 30 and a half miles to the west.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity 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

Tourists at Seven Seas Beach who are looking for other interesting places to see might want to think about checking out Fajardo, since it's nearby and is an especially active area of Puerto Rico. From the shore, Fajardo is just up the road, maybe two and a half miles (four and a half kilometers).

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Typically, you can expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent selection of places to stay which can be reached in the car. A list of the closest options are displayed 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 dine at an area restaurant, where you can sample regional favorites, within a reachable distance. The House of Pastelillos is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant offers both Caribbean and Latin American dishes on the menu. They have become well-known, however, because of their hamburgers and seafood.

The table below lists nearby restaurants.

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

Needless to say, there are other beaches in Puerto Rico besides Seven Seas Beach worth visiting.

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

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in Puerto Rico; then again, Seven Seas Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.

 

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