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Carolina Beach

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Address: Rt 187, Carolina, Puerto Rico
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

Balneario Carolina is long stretch of white sand just east of the Isla...

Balneario Carolina is long stretch of white sand just east of the Isla Verde area in San Juan. It has a parking lot, restrooms, and showers. There's a kiddie water park at the eastern end of the beach.

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Fantastic public beach

We stayed at a condo located here. The beach is cleaned of seaweed daily. We could see the tractor at around 7 am driving the entire beach. There are not a lot of vendors, like... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Holland, Michigan
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Holland, Michigan
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84 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at a condo located here. The beach is cleaned of seaweed daily. We could see the tractor at around 7 am driving the entire beach. There are not a lot of vendors, like in Mexico or Jamaica so you can relax and not worry about getting bothered. Plenty of rental for chairs and umbrellas. Or bring your own.... More 

Thank OldNavy1961
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous water! We visited Vivo for the day which provided complimentary loungers on the beach so we were able to enjoy the day laying out with an ocean view when we were not strolling collecting sea shells, rocks, and tumbled glass. Vivo's facilities were exceptionally clean and the pool area beautiful if you chose to spend your time there. They... More 

Thank chappella
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You are directly across from runway. It is beautiful location. Right down from several resorts. Check it out

Thank kjkmk
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach close to old San juan amd amazing eats. Prices on food are very reasonable all over the island. Great times

Thank Emmanuel G
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35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

A great beach close to many hotels. Was not too crowded when I went...plenty of space for everyone. The water was nice and the waves were huge. Only a 4 min walk from my hotel so it was very convenient. Clean with good sands (if not a little bit rocky).

Thank Talia Z
San Francisco, California, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

The beach could be rough in spots for swimming, but the water was warm and clear. The Intercontinental beach was the best area, as the water is much rougher around the corner at the Ritz and El San Juan. No See Um's are little bugs that come out at sunset and bite your legs, so bring insect repellent to use... More 

Thank IMollyQ
Carolina, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Place very attractive to the locals, waters stay clean. Small "frituras" stands close by. The shore surrounded by silvester grape plants. Nice place to break a barbecue grill and enjoy the day.

Thank Eduardo C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We easily found the boardwalk along the beach at Piñones in Carolina (about a 20 minute bike ride from our Isla Verde hotel) which was beautiful, but had difficulty finding the path through the Piñones Reserve. If you keep following the wide paved/ boardwalk path east around the Punta Maldonado (point), it follows Hwy 187 until about mile marker 7.1.... More 

Thank Linda T
Middletown, Connecticut, United States
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119 reviews
82 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Walked along the beach a couple times and next thing I know, I walked over 18,000 steps! Nice area, beautiful views, nice beach activities and awesome, nearby restaurants.

Thank Wanda T
Hollywood, Florida
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990 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Great time was able to exercise and walk on the beach, sand was feel great on the feet. Clean beach, relax can bring cooler and have good time with family.

Thank lalocadr19

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