We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Balneario El Escambron is a little beach, just to the east of Old San Juan. It is a family-friendly beach, with a small crescent of clean sand and usually calm waters, thanks to the coral reef a short distance from the beach.
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Avenida Munoz Marin, Parada 8, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
All reviews great beach escambron beach sea glass the water is crystal clear old san juan beautiful fish hermit crabs clean beach condado plaza hilton great for kids water shoes empanadas cruise port rocks waves reef shore
We had just one day to take in what San Juan had to offer and this beach was a great choice for a snorkeling afternoon. Although it appeared a bit rough, the inlet is somewhat protected by a sea wall and border. The water ranges...More
We visited this beach to snorkel. The beach has a coral wall/enclosed area and you can snorkel right of the beach and see many fish quite easily. The sand on the beach is coarse and the beach is quite rocky. There are bathroom facilities at...More
We visited this beach while relaxing in Old San Juan after our cruise. From Old San Juan it is a 30 minute walk, most of which was on a boardwalk. The beach was not too packed and a lifeguard was on duty. There are palm...More
We visited this beach after a morning of walking around Old San Juan. It is located pretty close to there, so it's convenient to wrap into a single day. The beach had ample parking ($5 cash to park) and clean bathroom and shower facilities. There...More
we visited this beach while staying in Isla Verde. This was a beautiful beach with calm water and snorkeling right off the beach. It was very family friendly and safe . We enjoyed our time swimming in the crystal clear water and sitting in the...More
On our first evening in San Juan we enjoyed this beautiful beach and fantastic sunset. The girls snorkeled in the calms waters enjoying the fish. An area guide showed my daughters where to look for the beautiful fish. All the people were as hospitable as...More
Love coming to this beach, it is almost never really packed. They offer a parking area where you need to pay a fee to park but it is not too bad. It looks like they have made improvements on the place. The water is clear...More