San Juan, Puerto Rico… All The Excitement of a Vibrant City with the Allure of Tropical Beaches… Birthplace of the Piña Colada
In just a 3.5 hour flight from many cities in the US, you can find yourself laying under a palm tree enjoying the pleasures of a Caribbean island, with a vibrant culture, friendly hospitality, and delicious food that Puerto Rico is known for.
Condado is a trendy and chic beach destination with luxury beachfront resorts. Ocean Park beaches are more casual and uncrowded. Escambron is picture-perfect with hundreds of palm trees and crystalline waters. Be sure to leave time to visit the many nearby beaches around the island that feel like a world away.
Condado Beach - The Chicest Beach in San JuanBest Beaches in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Enter the trendy Condado Beach where sand, sun, water, and trendy beachfront resorts come together Miami Beach style. From Condado Beach you can walk to shops, casinos, many restaurants, and Condado Lagoon where you can go kayaking, and paddleboarding. + Condado Beach, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Escambron Beach - Best Public BeachBest Beaches in San Juan, Puerto Rico
The best public beach in the capital city of San Juan located in Puerta de Tierra, right in between Old San Juan & Condado. Here at Escambron, you can enjoy swimming waters, snorkeling, sights of a historic site, sweeping views of Condado and Old San Juan, great food, facilities, and two other additional beaches. + Balneario El Escambron, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Isla Verde Beach - Best Beach for Watersports & Nightlife
Isla Verde a long wide beach in the nearby town of Carolina, popular for water sports, jogging, and swimming on its calmer waters. Isla Verde actually has three beaches, it is a very popular tourist destination for its great beachfront resorts, hotels, dining, and water sports. When you’re hungry, there are plenty of restaurants and cafés to choose from. + Isla Verde Beaches in Carolina, Puerto Rico.
La Playita del Condado - Best Beach for SwimmingSan Juan, Puerto Rico
Playita del Condado is a small beach with aquamarine blues and city views. If you’re traveling with small children, you may want to visit La Playita in Condado, a small beach that makes up for it with calm waters safe for swimming and playing. Stay at the hotel next door to enjoy it in just a few steps away. + Playita del Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Ocean Park Beach - Quietest Beach with Budget-Friendly InnsSan Juan, Puerto Rico
A popular beach for both locals and visitors with a more laid back vibe and fewer crowds than nearby Isla Verde and Condado beach. You’ll find the most budget-friendly inns at Ocean Park Beach. The sand is soft and golden, and if you get here early, you’ll find a shaded spot under a palm tree. When you get hungry you don’t have to leave the beach, there are nice beachfront restaurants so you can continue enjoying your beach experience as you dine. + Ocean Park Beach, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Best Beach Tours from San Juan
Playa Peña Beach - Best Beach for a Romantic WalkBest Beaches in San Juan, Puerto Rico
A secret surprise because not many people get to visit or know about this little gem right across from the Capitol Building, just past the San Cristobal Fortress. Once here, you’ll forget you’re in a major city, you may be sharing this beach with a few other couples. During low tide this beach is nice for watching and listening to the waves, taking a dip, and getting a great tan. Don’t miss taking a walk down to the fort ruins. + Playa Peña in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico