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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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Beach and Vivo Club

Perfect spot to have a beach day, the vivo beach club had everything, chairs for the beach, showers, pool, food and drinks, live music entertainment, bathrooms. At the end of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Carlos G
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Guatemala

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Guatemala
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79 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect spot to have a beach day, the vivo beach club had everything, chairs for the beach, showers, pool, food and drinks, live music entertainment, bathrooms. At the end of the day, you can go to the artesian beer plant they have with different kinds of beer.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 641 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice beach, fairly clean and a little less touristy than the Condado area ones. It is a little loud with planes, but not too bad. Good relaxing area.

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Holland, Michigan
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 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 

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Houston
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

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 

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

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

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Thank kjkmk
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

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

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Thank Emmanuel G
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35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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).

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San Francisco, California, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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 

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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.

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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 

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