Fodor's Expert Review Playa de Ocean Park

Greater San Juan Beach

The residential neighborhood east of Condado and west of Isla Verde is home to this 1½-km-long (1-mile-long) stretch of golden sand. The waters are often choppy but still swimmable—take care, however, as there are no lifeguards on duty. Windsurfers say the conditions here are nearly perfect. The tranquil beach is popular with young people as well as gay men—particularly on weekends. Parking is a bit difficult, as many of the streets are gated and restricted to residents. Amenities: none. Best for: partiers; windsurfing.

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Calle Santa Ana
San Juan, 09111, Puerto Rico

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