Escambron Beach

San Juan, Puerto Rico

El Balneario Escambrón

Escambrón Beach, located in the metropolitan area and very close to the historic city of Old San Juan, is one of the oldest in America, and the most frequented tourist area of the island. This beach has received the Blue Flag rating by meeting with all the requirements as a selective eco-label granted to beaches that comply with an excellent quality of water, sanitary services and lifeguards.

The Escambrón Beach is considered one of the best beaches in Puerto Rico for its crystal clear waters, very fine white sand and for all the services it offers such as showers, bathrooms, security, sports courts, kiosks for food and drinks, among other. The beach is perfect for sunbathing, walking, photographing its beautiful surroundings, snorkeling, diving or practicing water sports.

The Escambron Beach has a ramp so that people with disabilities can access the beach. There is also a bridge that connects the beach with the Luis Muñoz Rivera Park. Next to the beach is the Third Millennium Park which has a track for walking and running and a ball park. It is located at the entrance of Old San Juan and can be reached by public transport. The parking has a cost of $ 5 and is open from 8:30 a.m. at 5:00 p.m.

Attractions and Services:

  • Beach
  • Showers
  • Sanitary
  • Security
  • Lifeguard
  • Green areas
  • Bike ride
  • Diving area
  • Snorkling
  • Kid's play zone
  • Access for people with disabilities
  • Sports courts
  • Watersports
  • Food and beverage kiosks

Address and Map:

Physical address:
El Escambrón Beach
Muñoz Rivera Avenue, Stop 8
San Juan, Puerto Rico


Office Hours: : 8:00 a.m. a 4:00 p.m.
High season (May to August)
Low Season (September to April)


  • The entrance to the beach is free and parking has a cost of $5


  • Tel: (787) 480-4000 | Fax: (787) 449-5672

Places Nearby:

  • Luis Muñoz Rivera Park
  • Princess Walk
  • Central Park of San Juan
  • Park of the pigeons
  • Laguna del Condado National Park
  • San Juan Bautista Square
  • Urban Bay
  • Garden of the Princess
  • Old Child Museum San Juan
  • Laguna del Condado Linear Walk

Rental Services:

  • Jet skies rental
  • Rental of kayaks
  • Water sports rentals
  • Rental of umbrellas and beach chairs


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