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Balneario El Escambron: Tours & Tickets

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Balneario El Escambron is a little beach, just to the east of Old San Juan. It is a family-friendly beach, with a small crescent of clean sand and usually calm waters, thanks to the coral reef a short distance from the beach.
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San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Not for swimmers. It's an average beach on a convenient location with a great view of the Forts and the Capitol
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One of the top beaches in San Juan metropolitan area! Good for snorkeling, really close to Old San Juan fortresses!
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We walked from Carnival port to beach. The water was very murky, and snorkeling was just average. There are bathrooms, but no other facilities. Some trash. Public beaches not great in San Juan, but was something to do.
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Visited this beach on a weekday and was pleased with the setting. There are restrooms, on site parking, and calm waters. $5 parking in a lot right next to beach. It’s a nice family friendly beach where you could relax as your child plays in the water since there are no waves.
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Had a very nice time. We visited on a Saturday morning so it wasn't packed but there were already a lot of people there setting up picnic/grilling areas. Plenty of shade from the palm trees. Parking is plentiful but there's a small charge (I think $10) if you're driving (we took
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