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Our condo is on the lagoon

We stayed in San Juan for 3 months. We enjoyed the lagoon immensely. Love watching the manatees... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mary Alice M
Dallas, Texas
nice place for children and adults

This offers water sports as well as a safe environment for small children and teens. They offer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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A narrow body of water that separates the Condado Beach area from the rest of San Juan.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed in San Juan for 3 months. We enjoyed the lagoon immensely. Love watching the manatees every morning. And watching the pelican dive into the sardines for his breakfast. I would drink my coffee and watch the lagoon action.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mary Alice M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This offers water sports as well as a safe environment for small children and teens. They offer paddle boats, canoes, and wind rafts. They have separate section for young children.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank solbravman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would have loved to see this place before the hurricane. Unfortunately it has not been renovated. Several places around the lagoon are boarded up and run down.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scott J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was passing by and I was just enjoying the view! There's a small Fort forward, closer to some resorts. Is nice to enjoy the sunset!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fleepa C
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

We went about 9:30 this morning and saw manatee on and off for a whole hour while kayaking around the lagoon! The guys at Aqua Fitness, where we rented the kayaks, were great! They gave us hints on where to look for the manatee and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 77suep
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

We took a SUP tour of the Condado Lagoon with SUPAction nearby. The water is very calm for SUP and kayaks except when you cross under the Ashford Ave Bridge. It gets a bit rougher, but not too bad. We were able to see several...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rexcab
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Beautiful lagoon, easy to access but also with a lot of activities (kayak, jets ski, paddle boarding) offered for adult and also for kids. Is a place where you can expend the date with your day into the water or just sitting there reading a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank afranco12016
Reviewed August 28, 2018

So calm that you could SUP with your eyes closed. The beach is small and have a tendency to be crowded. Great at the end of the day, fewer people.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank SaraLifeStyle
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Just a few steps from our hotel it was a lovely place to relax and see the evening turn into night with chairs supplied by a local and Margaritas supplied by a vendor from a nearby restaurant. No Sunset view!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ambavadi
Reviewed July 31, 2018

During our recent stay in San Juan, we spent an hour one morning kayaking and paddle boarding. The Condado Lagoon is very peaceful and calm. We were told that there are manatees in the lagoon, but we did not see any. Several others finishing their...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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January 2, 2017|
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Response from Travelman360 | Reviewed this property |
As long as you stay close into the beach no vest needed. Not sure about renting vest but as others have said, Life vest are given with all boat and board rentals.
October 30, 2016|
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Response from bethybaby22 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the beach is free although it was very crowded when i went. No there is nothing complimentary. As for your other questions i am unsure.
September 21, 2016|
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Response from Mitchcc | Reviewed this property |
Yes the hotel offers both
Travel Forum Posts
Veronica F
Boonton, New Jersey
First time to PR- how to get around and must-see advice (5 Replies)
We have three full days and one half in PR, staying at the Condado Lagoon Villa, Ocean Side- our first vacation to the island We would like to see the rain forest (maybe zip line) , Old San Juan, etc. Should we be reserving tours ahead of time or can we hire a driver when we arrive? Or is it better to just rent a car? We are two adults travelling with our two adult children 20 and 18 y/o. Is it possible to take buses and taxis? Would appreciate any advice!
March 10, 2016|
Response fromnytoparis|
If you read the forum you will see that we recommend renting a car. It is cheap and allows for flexibility. You can take tours if you prefer. Only one that really needs to be reserved is the biobay. But if you are certain you want to do some things, just plan ahead. You will not find "drivers". This is the US, so it is the same as going to Miami and expecting to find drivers to tour you around. You can take taxi or bus within San Juan, but outside of the metro area is either not...More
Josh K
Portland, Oregon
Beach/somewhere to swim at or near Condado Lagoon? (1 Replies)
Two in our group are going to do paddle boarding for an hour or two in Condado Lagoon. Is there somewhere to swim, or a beach at or near Condado Lagoon (with public access) for the others in the group who aren't going paddle boarding? (Or something to do).
March 29, 2015|
Response frommar c|
Playita de Condado at the west side of Condado before Ashford Bridge.
Are there low cost shuttle buses to pick one up from dock? (5 Replies)
If there are low cost shuttle buses to pick people up from near the cruise docks, where to I go to get to them? How much are they to go to Condado Lagoon from the Cruise Docks in Old San Juan? What do they look like (color and size). Van or open air taxi type vehicle? What is the cost round trip, or each way? Thank you in advance for all your help? Last question - what would be the best, budget friendly pay as you go boat by the San Juan piers to take us out for a few hours of snorkeling....More
November 04, 2016|
Response fromProfPete34515|
Ok from the Condado Hilton Plaza hotel it's about 3 miles to the docks. We've walked it. Figure $20 cab (usually small vans and cars) docks are in Old San Juan, Snorkeling tours out on the San Juan Bay, there aren't any. Just small boat sightseeing tours. Have to go 30 miles to Fajardo marina to get someone to take you out to snorkel near Culebra etc. Very, very nice.