Balneario de Carolina

Lonely Planet review

Wedged in between the high-rise-hotel strip of Isla Verde and rustic delights of Piñones, Balneario de Carolina is a fine, clean beach that lacks natural shelter and is positioned a little incongruously right in front of Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (LMM airport). Equipped with plenty of lifeguards, bathrooms, showers, barbecue pits and rather weird red sculptures, the beach can be pleasantly peaceful in the week if you can ignore the noise from 747s taking off.