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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.
On the North East coast of Puerto Rico, this beach is located in Ocean Park, in the southeastern outskirts of Condado District. Ocean Park is the sort of place where nearby hotel guests go to be among the crowds, and there's more than enough to keep them occupied - it's certainly one of the most popular beaches, but this could be right up your alley.
Ocean Park can be found along Calle Park Boulevard, where a number of asphalt parking lots are available.
Located between Condado and Isle Verde Beaches, Ocean Park is a wide expanse of golden sand fronting the turquoise Caribbean. The area is lined with hotels, resorts, and condos as well as a number of sports complexes.
The snack bar here is the ultimate convenience if you need a cold drink, or something to hold you over until dinner. If available, you could also try local specialties from one of the mobile vendors who are generally found here.
Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. Ocean Park is a crowded playground for mostly single adults, so its not the ideal locale for families with children. Peopl-watching is huge at this beach, so be sure to look your best before you go out to strut your stuff.
The crowd at this shore will vary according to several factors, including the time of day and the time of year. Some of Puerto Rico's beaches are more crowded than others, particularly during the high season.
The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the North East coast of Puerto Rico; this area boasts other attractions such as Parque Barbosa, which is close enough to walk to.
If you want more information on the history of Puerto Rico, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Fuerte San Geronimo, which is two and a half miles away.
If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.
|Parque Barbosa||Park||0.1||SW||Puerto Rico|
|Museum Of Art Of Puerto Rico||Museum||1.2||W||Puerto Rico|
|Radisson Ambassador Plaza Casino||Casino||1.3||W||Puerto Rico|
|Plaza Antonia Quinones||Park||1.5||W||Puerto Rico|
|Isla Verde Park||Park||1.5||SE||Puerto Rico|
|Marriott Stellaris Casino||Casino||1.5||W||Puerto Rico|
|Diamond Palace Casino||Casino||1.6||W||Puerto Rico|
|Casino del Mar||Casino||1.8||W||Puerto Rico|
|Museo de Arte Contemporaneo||Museum||1.8||W||Puerto Rico|
|Park La Ventana Al Mar||Park||1.8||W||Puerto Rico|
|InterContinental San Juan Casino||Casino||1.9||ESE||Puerto Rico|
|Oasis Casino||Casino||1.9||ESE||Puerto Rico|
Guests visiting Ocean Park who are hoping to find other opportunities for exploration will want to think about making the trip to Condado District, since it's in the vicinity and is an area full of activity. From the shore, Condado District is a quick trip away, about a mile (a kilometer and a half).
The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how full nearby hotel rooms are. At this beach, you can expect to encounter quite a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.
Those hoping to stay in a hotel near this beach won't have trouble finding a room. The accommodations located closest to Ocean Park are listed in the following table.
|Tu Casa Boutique Hotel||0.2||W||Puerto Rico||Hotel|
|Coqui Del Mar||0.2||E||Puerto Rico||Hostel|
|Hosteria Del Mar||0.3||WNW||Puerto Rico||Hotel|
|Numero 1 Guest House||0.5||W||Puerto Rico||Property|
|Tres Palma Inn||0.5||W||Puerto Rico||Hotel|
|Oceana Hostal Playero||0.7||W||Puerto Rico||Hotel|
|At Wind Chimes Inn||0.8||W||Puerto Rico||Hotel|
|Acacia Seaside Inn Boutique||0.8||W||Puerto Rico||Hotel|
|Best Western Hotel Pierre San Juan||1.1||W||Puerto Rico||Hotel|
One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to visit a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the closest places to eat is Uvva Restaurant. The restaurant serves International cuisine. There should be no problems getting there either since it is just a short walk away.
The table below provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.
|Uvva Restaurant||(787) 727-3302||International||0.3 mi.||WNW||Puerto Rico|
|Pal Cielo Restaurante||(787) 727-6798||Thai||0.4 mi.||WSW||Puerto Rico|
|Che's||(787) 726-7202||Argentenian, Spanish||0.4 mi.||ESE||Puerto Rico|
|Seven Seas Restaurant||(787) 268-5328||Chinese||0.5 mi.||E||Puerto Rico|
|Pamela’s Restaurant||(866) 726-5010||Caribbean||0.5 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|Taiguey Beach Bar||(787) 532-3865||--||0.6 mi.||E||Puerto Rico|
|Q Lounge||(787) 422-6240||--||0.6 mi.||E||Puerto Rico|
|La B De Burro Taco Burrito Shop||--||--||0.6 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|Waiter's Bar & Grill Isla Verde||(787) 977-1611||Bar and grill||0.6 mi.||E||Puerto Rico|
|Kasalta Bakery, Inc.||(787) 727-6593||Bakery||0.7 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|La Tasca De Yiyo||(787) 728-5009||--||0.7 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|Bounty Steak House||(787) 268-5855||International||0.8 mi.||WSW||Puerto Rico|
Puerto Rico has several beautiful beaches, so Ocean Park is not your only option.
If the active mood at Ocean Park has you wanting more of the same, think about checking out Torrecilla Pinones Beach, another location where you'll find fun and action. It is located seven miles to the east. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, Parque Beach may be a good choice. It is located just a little ways away.
Another location you may want to try is Escambrion Beach, which is located three miles away.
Maybe Ocean Park is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.
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