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La Ventana al Mar Park and Beach, San Juan

La Ventana al Mar Park and Beach, San Juan

Visit La Ventana al Mar Park in Condado for Beach Fun

La Ventana al Mar on Ashford Avenue in the district of Condado, of San Juan, Puerto Rico is a large public space built in 2004 fronting the Atlantic Ocean. 

The park is flanked by two of Condado’s landmark hotels: to the west by the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel, and to the east by the La Concha Hotel (1957). The 1.8 hectare public space was developed by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico’s Tourism Company, and has been credited as one of the principal motors steering the district’s urban revitalisation efforts.

Designed by Puerto Rican architect and urbanist Andrés Mignucci, La Ventana al Mar has won numerous awards for design excellence including awards in the American Institute of Architects Puerto Rico Chapter Design Awards, the Puerto Rico Architecture Biennale, the Miami + Beach Architecture Biennale (Bronze Medal) and the Iberoamerican Architecture Biennale. In 2016, La Ventana al Mar was exhibited at the Akademie der Künste in Berlin as part of the Demo:polis–the Right to Public Space exhibit.

The only free outdoor beach shower in Condado

The park and beach is populated by hotels and restaurants in the area that provide its residents with a place to find food, drinks, local attractions, or a beach-front view to enjoy the scene. Also, if you don’t have a place to  shower, La Ventana al Mar provides one of the only free outdoor beach-front showers you can use to clean up any sand and refresh yourself.

Things to Do & See

  • Dining
  • Live music
  • Art
  • Beachfront access

For Dining & Drinks

  • Ben & Jerry’s Condado
  • Tacos & Tequila
  • Cayo Blanco Seafood Restaurant
  • Chloe Condado

Ben & Jerry's Condado

Ben & Jerry’s Condado invites you to come try their Fair Trade and non-GMO ice cream with freshly baked waffle cones!

Arts & culture meet entertainment with scenic waterfront views

Come visit La Ventana al Mar for a sampling of Puerto Rican culture with its free local events and concerts alongside the beach. The park has been the site for music festivals like “La Ventana al Jazz” and weekend markets and fairs.

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