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“Disappointing”
Review of Condado Beach

Condado Beach
Ranked #16 of 201 things to do in San Juan
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Beach that extends for several miles east of downtown (Old San Juan), which is lined with high-rise resorts and packed with sun worshippers.
Dublin, Ireland
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87 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

After seeing the Carolina and Ocean Park beaches, the Condado beach was a big disappointment. It's quite small and the buildings along the beach are just so ugly, some of them are in a very bad shape which surprised us since the most people advise to stay in Condado area.
We are glad we stayed in Isla Verde which was much nicer.

Visited February 2013
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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212 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Rocky beach”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

I had spent a lot of time on Isle Verde Beach, and then came here, figuring it was the same. nope.
There's more opportunity for high end shopping, but that's about it.

Visited March 2013
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Antwerp, Belgium
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Very Nice Beach”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

This beach is small but it packs a big punch when you want to relax and be seen! I never felt crowded like the other beaches. Great place to relax for awhile and read a book!!

Visited February 2013
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Delray Beach, Florida
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Small beach but worth visiting”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

There are sculptures scattered around a grassy area leading to the beach, which is protected from the big waves by land on both sides. So this beach is very good for small children. Also once you leave the beach, a lot of designer stores are right there across the street for your shopping pleasure.

Visited February 2013
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RDU
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great reef!”
Reviewed March 11, 2013

The tourism board of PR has placed dozens of artificial reefs within 300 feet of the sand at the public beach next to the conrad. Bring goggles, snorkel, AND WATER SHOES! to snorkel here. There are gorgeous surgeon fish, octopus, "shiny blue fish" "shiny yellow fish" and some puffer fish. I even personally saw a Lion Fish (aware that they are poisonous) with 3 feet of me and he had all his fins out and pretty. Also found a large hermit crab near the sand. Make sure you bring those water shoes there are LOTS of urchins out there and you may stand next to the reef.

Visited March 2013
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