Balneario El Escambrón
Picturesque public beach featuring a coral reef, palm trees, snorkeling, scuba diving & more.
This is THE beach of Old San Juan, very popular with the locals. During the weekends you can see long lines of cars trying to catch one of the few parking spaces. But if you are in the ‘Blue Room’ you can take an Uber and hit the waves in less than 15 minutes. You can also go walking: I know…
Easily the most scenic of San Juan’s coastlines, the Balneario El Escambrón has three beaches with calm, relaxing waters, a park on its outskirts, and is surrounded by Old San Juan. It’s ideal for laid-back sunbathing; quiet, leisurely soaks; and snorkeling — particularly at Playa 9, where fish…
Great beach in Old San Juan! Calm waters excellent for swimming, lots to see for snorkelers (rental nearby), clean bathrooms and showers, lifeguards on duty 7 days a week. Very nice shallow area for kids. A mix of tourists and locals.
Great beach close to Old San Juan. Great for swimming, snorkeling and surfing!
“This is a local pharmacy, right next to the Walgreen's. You tell the pharmacist your symptoms and they will fix you :) ”
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“Gilligan's Island- day trip family/group/couples beach/picnic. ferry departs at 7am from Copa Marina Resort. (call to confirm schedule changes). Copa Marina Resort for great outdoor restrauant /bar. Then walk over to Cana Gorda public beach (public parking ”
“Bakery and Coffe Shop. Student hang out. You can study, have breakfast, and lunch. Yummy! Did I say great coffee? Owned by Uruguayan family they have a tarta española and homemade quesitos. ”