Find yourself at the heart of the action in Condado, San Juan’s sun-kissed answer to Miami Beach.
Though just under a half-square mile in size, Condado packs in the excitement day and night, thanks to its bevy of bustling restaurants and bars, tempting shops, and buzzworthy hotels–all within walking distance.
The most noteworthy destinations are to be found on Ashford Avenue, Condado’s main thoroughfare. Step into the glamorous past at the Condado Vanderbilt, the historic grande dame of San Juan hotels. People watch while working on your tan at lively Condado Beach.
Off the main drag, Condado transforms into a convenient, highly livable neighborhood. Families gather in the afternoons at Stella Maris Park. The active set can paddle board or kayak on the lagoon or take yoga, spin or other fitness classes at the area’s many studios.
- Condado is one of San Juan’s most centrally located neighborhoods: 20 minutes from the airport, 15 minutes from historic Old San Juan, and 5 minutes from hip Santurce.
- Dining options abound here. If you can’t decide on a restaurant, no problem—just explore the eateries at La Marqueta. You can also stock up on gourmet goodies at La Hacienda.
- Tempt Lady Luck at the Casino Del Mar at La Concha or the Stellaris Casino at the Marriott.
- Condado is mere footsteps from La Placita, one of San Juan’s most popular nightlife hubs. Options run from no-frills bars to gourmet hot spots.