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Carolina Beach

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Address: Rt 187, Carolina, Puerto Rico
Phone Number:
787-791-1000-5
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

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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Great beach

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Talia Z
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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).

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Thank Talia Z
San Francisco, California, USA
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Thank IMollyQ
Carolina, Puerto Rico
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Eduardo C
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Linda T
Middletown, Connecticut, United States
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Wanda T
Hollywood, Florida
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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.

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Thank lalocadr19
Bangor, Pennsylvania
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the hotel nearby. Very close to the airport water was warm and the sand was perfect. Jets skis you can rent were a little pricey but what ain't anymore. I would come back.

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Thank Jocsak
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

went to the beach with my family, love the cleanness of the place and it's great for gatherings with family and friends

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East Greenville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderfulky clean beach - secure - police petrol regularly - quiet, calm, what more can you want! Courtyard great place to stay.

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Tampa, Fl / Avocat Village, T&T
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Nice and clean, water was not rough at all when I was there. The beach is nice and big and the beach looked like it got raked everyday. Carolina Beach in the Isla Verde area is super close to the main Airport. Easy to walk on, nice and wide with lots of people.... very popular. Got excellent Mango and cold... More 

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