Beaches in San Juan

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There are two public beaches located in San Juan that feature facilities including bathrooms and changing rooms, picnic benches and barbecue grills, on-shore play areas for kids, and even lifeguards during daylight hours, as well as shops and restaurants along the road.  Other beaches in the area may not have quite the facilities, but they are known for their gorgeous scenery which include soft white sand and tropical plants throughout.  Although it is rare to find an unoccupied beach in this area, they are worth sharing the space. 

The Area's Beaches

You'll find a good group of beaches to consider in the area. For more detail concerning a single beach just click on the names of the ones you are intrigued by.

Condado Beach

Parque Beach: Parque Beach is lined with well manicured tropical palms, and features fine tan colored sand and deep blue waters.

Another option to consider is Ocean Park. People-watching is the most prominent activiity at Ocean Park, which is filled mostly with gay and straight single adults. Water sports and facilities are available at the beachfront resorts for a fee.

Carolina Beach: Carolina Beach enjoys soft white sand dotted with palm trees and aqua marine waters that are known for being warm. The waters that wash onto the shore are from the Atlantic Ocean, and can be rough.

The beaches in San Juan are provided here:

Beaches In San Juan
Name Location Coast
Carolina Beach Isla Verde, Eastern part of San Juan East
Condado Beach Condado District, Northern part of San Juan North East
Escambrion Beach 1.8 mi. East of Old San Juan South East
Isla Verde Beach Isla Verde, Eastern part of San Juan East
Ocean Park Ocean Park, Eastern part of San Juan North East
Parque Beach Condado District, Northern part of San Juan North East

If you are seeking more attractions beyond just these, you should think about other locations. Those wanting to can learn more about other attractions by clicking on this link.


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