Jaime Benítez Park Condado Lagoon

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Jaime Benítez Park & Condado Lagoon

The Condado Lagoon empties into the Atlantic Ocean through El Boquerón, an inlet spanned by the Dos Hermanos Bridge through the San Antonio Creek. It is one of two natural lagoons in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Visit Jaime Benítez Park & Condado Lagoon to admire the outdoors​

Condado Lagoon (Laguna del Condado) is located in San Juan, Puerto Rico and is a body of water that flows freely between the Condado and Miramar neighborhoods of Santurce.

Located next to the Condado Lagoon (in Condado) is Jaime Benítez Park with an estimated capacity of 1000 persons, created for the public and for private events. Jaime Benítez Park / Laguna del Condado National Park is also a popular hangout spot for locals and familes.

More than half of our Bike Rental customers and all Bike Tour customers experience this unique and beautiful space, as it is also the beginning of the Car Free Bike Path and our Condado to Viejo San Juan Guided Bike Tour.

Explore the wildlife in Condado Lagoon

There are now over 300 species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians and 124 species of tropical fish that are associated with the Condado Lagoon and its mangrove habitat. The Lagoon includes coral reefs that are home to sponges, starfish and sea urchins and other fish and marine invertebrates. Turtles and Manatees are occasional visitors swimming inside the Condado Lagoon.

Things to Do & See

  • Water Sports
  • Boardwalk Recreation
  • Dance Classes
  • Movie Night

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10 reasons why BIKE RENT PUERTO RICO is the best bike rental option in San Juan.

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#1 bike rental business according to Google
Daniel Vogts
Daniel Vogts
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I came with my 2 sons, Mark was great, took the time get us set up on what looked like 3 brand new bikes, his tips on a 3 hour trip were right on, fantastic ending to our winter break
Jake Mutz
Jake Mutz
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Great service and super nice owner! He gave us some great recommendations for where to go for a safe bike ride around San Juan. He even gave some food recommendations as well! A little hard to find but that’s what GPS is for, right! All in all a great experience and we definitely recommend.
Ruth Jordan
Ruth Jordan
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Great shop! We rented 2 nice, new bikes for the week (helmets included). This is the place to go. And the best way to get around the surrounding area (Condado, San Juan, etc). Many streets in the area have a green paved lane for bikes which makes it safe and easy. The staff here are super nice and willing to answer any tourist question.
Noam Cotton
Noam Cotton
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Mark is the man! Excellent service, safe, friendly, and insightful! Will be coming back next time in town
Caroline Henry
Caroline Henry
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Very very satisfied! Not only very conveniently located, great prices, but the owner went above and beyond to make me a happy customer, offering me great tips for getting around and exploring San Juan by bike!!!
Chanani Sandler​
Chanani Sandler​
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Mark has good quality bikes! He gave us the right size bikes for each of us and adjusted them perfectly. We had such a good ride 🙂
Maria Costi
Maria Costi
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I was in Condado with my boyfriend last weekend and we rented 2 bikes. Everything was awesome, Mark (if I am recalling his name correctly) was very nice knowledgeable about bikes and price was reasonable. We will rent with him when we get back.
Blair Fell
Blair Fell
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The bikes mark provided were perfect for San Juan. I used it a ton over the week and a half and it was a fun smooth ride even over the cobble stones. Good shocks are key. Weird thing is almost no one bikes in SJ despite some sweet dedicated paths near the ocean. Drivers can be a little crazy but I hope more people start biking. Then again it was nice to have all the paths to myself.
Andy Yates
Andy Yates
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Great bike hire and great bikes. If you want to see San Juan this is the way to do it. The service offered is really good and bikes are in great condition, with locks and helmets. Would definitely recommend any one to use who wants to travel at your own pace, get further afield and see San Juan.
Sonya Verny
Sonya Verny
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Mark's bikes made our trip! From his phenomenal customer service, beautiful bikes and great prices - Thank you Mark!
Steven Hendrix
Steven Hendrix
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Mark is really cool and very professional. Bikes are quality. I had a great ride from Condado to Old San Juan. You definitely want the bike lock so you can go on foot and check out the sites.
Valentina Perez
Valentina Perez
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Excellent experience, bicycles in very good condition and very friendly owners.
Maui Wizard
Maui Wizard
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Me and my bf went for our first romatic trip in Puerto Rico ... Awesome time during the visit will definitely come back soon.I just have to share and recommend mark bike rental (the owner) ,, accomodating, reliable, friendly and they have lots of bikes to choose from.
Lisa Oppel
Lisa Oppel
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Mark is super professional and accommodating. He gave us suggestions of places to see, and even escorted us to the bike path back to Old San Juan and took this excellent photo for us.
José Julián Davila
José Julián Davila
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He was so kind, great costumer service he help me with my bike even if it wasnt a rental quick response verry funny, reliable business highly recommend

#1 in Customer Google Reviews

BIKE RENT PUERTO RICO has been in business nine months and already has the most Gogle Reviews, and they are all 5-Stars!  “I’m very thankful to our new friends that have appreciated our service and supported our business”

– Mark Derho

Free Bike Riding Lessons

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Free Bike Riding Lessons in Condado, San Juan PR

On the last Sunday of each month we will offer free bike riding lessons to the public at 9am.

Next free bike riding class is March 29th, 2020.

You can bring your own bike or we will provide a bicycle for you to ride for a limited number of participants. Please call (718) 809-0034 if you will need a bicycle.

Mark Derho BIKE RENT PUERTO RICO

I’m Mark Derho and I am a cycling advocate and the owner and operator of BIKE RENT PUERTO RICO. I’m happy to personally teach you how to ride a bicycle for free, because biking is awesome.

We’ll train to ride safely on the beautiful Condado Lagoon’s car-free bike path. 

Please use form to be contacted by email.

Yes you can learn how to ride a bicycle safely and have fun.

Riding a bicycle is good for you because of the well-documented health benefits and the positive changes in your mood. Bikes are also an excellent mode of short-distance transportation and increased bicycle riding benefits individuals and the community.  

We will perform this on the last Sunday of each month in the morning at 8am

Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. 

No flip-flops. Helmets are provided, and everyone participating must wear a helmet when riding.

This is an English-language class and the instructor does not speak Spanish. 

Mark repairs a flat bicycle tire at Castle El Morro in Old San Juan.

Thanks to Our Customers BIKE RENT PUERTO RICO is Already #1 on Google Reviews
Daniel Vogts
Daniel Vogts
Read More
I came with my 2 sons, Mark was great, took the time get us set up on what looked like 3 brand new bikes, his tips on a 3 hour trip were right on, fantastic ending to our winter break
Jake Mutz
Jake Mutz
Read More
Great service and super nice owner! He gave us some great recommendations for where to go for a safe bike ride around San Juan. He even gave some food recommendations as well! A little hard to find but that’s what GPS is for, right! All in all a great experience and we definitely recommend.
Ruth Jordan
Ruth Jordan
Read More
Great shop! We rented 2 nice, new bikes for the week (helmets included). This is the place to go. And the best way to get around the surrounding area (Condado, San Juan, etc). Many streets in the area have a green paved lane for bikes which makes it safe and easy. The staff here are super nice and willing to answer any tourist question.
Noam Cotton
Noam Cotton
Read More
Mark is the man! Excellent service, safe, friendly, and insightful! Will be coming back next time in town
Caroline Henry
Caroline Henry
Read More
Very very satisfied! Not only very conveniently located, great prices, but the owner went above and beyond to make me a happy customer, offering me great tips for getting around and exploring San Juan by bike!!!
Chanani Sandler​
Chanani Sandler​
Read More
Mark has good quality bikes! He gave us the right size bikes for each of us and adjusted them perfectly. We had such a good ride 🙂
Maria Costi
Maria Costi
Read More
I was in Condado with my boyfriend last weekend and we rented 2 bikes. Everything was awesome, Mark (if I am recalling his name correctly) was very nice knowledgeable about bikes and price was reasonable. We will rent with him when we get back.
Blair Fell
Blair Fell
Read More
The bikes mark provided were perfect for San Juan. I used it a ton over the week and a half and it was a fun smooth ride even over the cobble stones. Good shocks are key. Weird thing is almost no one bikes in SJ despite some sweet dedicated paths near the ocean. Drivers can be a little crazy but I hope more people start biking. Then again it was nice to have all the paths to myself.
Andy Yates
Andy Yates
Read More
Great bike hire and great bikes. If you want to see San Juan this is the way to do it. The service offered is really good and bikes are in great condition, with locks and helmets. Would definitely recommend any one to use who wants to travel at your own pace, get further afield and see San Juan.
Sonya Verny
Sonya Verny
Read More
Mark's bikes made our trip! From his phenomenal customer service, beautiful bikes and great prices - Thank you Mark!
Steven Hendrix
Steven Hendrix
Read More
Mark is really cool and very professional. Bikes are quality. I had a great ride from Condado to Old San Juan. You definitely want the bike lock so you can go on foot and check out the sites.
Valentina Perez
Valentina Perez
Read More
Excellent experience, bicycles in very good condition and very friendly owners.
Maui Wizard
Maui Wizard
Read More
Me and my bf went for our first romatic trip in Puerto Rico ... Awesome time during the visit will definitely come back soon.I just have to share and recommend mark bike rental (the owner) ,, accomodating, reliable, friendly and they have lots of bikes to choose from.
Lisa Oppel
Lisa Oppel
Read More
Mark is super professional and accommodating. He gave us suggestions of places to see, and even escorted us to the bike path back to Old San Juan and took this excellent photo for us.
José Julián Davila
José Julián Davila
Read More
He was so kind, great costumer service he help me with my bike even if it wasnt a rental quick response verry funny, reliable business highly recommend

#1 in Customer Google Reviews

BIKE RENT PUERTO RICO has been in business nine months and already has the most Gogle Reviews, and they are all 5-Stars!  “I’m very thankful to our new friends that have appreciated our service and supported our business”

– Mark Derho

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Last Day Luggage Storage in Metro San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Culebra Puerto Rico it's own island and is known for Flamenco Beach amazing snorkeling and pristine beaches

Culebra Puerto Rico Mark Derho 2017

Culebra Puerto Rico is known for Flamenco Beach and for Amazing Snorkeling. Culebra is budget-friendly and has an island escape “feel” with great beaches that feature snorkeling. The island of Culebra is small and located approximately 20 miles off the North-East coast of the main island of Puerto Rico. 

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El Morro Castle – Castillo San Felipe del Morro

El Morro Castle - Castillo San Felipe del Morro - Photo by Mark Derho

Castillo San Felipe del Morro also known as Fuerte San Felipe del Morro or Castillo del Morro, is a 16th-century citadel located in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

On the northeastern-most point of the islet of Old San Juan, Castillo San Felipe del Morro is named in honor of King Philip II of Spain. The fortification, also referred to as el Morro or ‘the promontory,’ was designed to guard the entrance to the San Juan Bay, and defend the Spanish colonial port city of San Juan from seaborne enemies.

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