Condado Lagoon

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Condado Lagoon
Vista Condado-Miramar.jpg
Aerial view of Condado Lagoon
LocationSanturce, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Coordinates18°27′30″N 66°04′48″W / 18.45833°N 66.08000°W / 18.45833; -66.08000Coordinates: 18°27′30″N 66°04′48″W / 18.45833°N 66.08000°W / 18.45833; -66.08000
Governing bodyDepartment of Natural Resources

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


Its tributary stream of water forms part of the San Juan Bay Estuary.[1] An estuary is a coastal area where fresh water from rivers and other inland water sources mixes with salt water from the ocean. The Metropolitan Area of Puerto Rico is intersected by estuarine bodies of water, such as Condado Lagoon, Martín Peña Channel, San José Lagoon and Piñones Lagoon, among others. The Cucharillas Marsh is another part of this urban ecosystem. Condado Lagoon empties into the Atlantic Ocean through El Boquerón, an inlet spanned by the Dos Hermanos Bridge through the San Antonio Creek.[citation needed] It is one of two natural lagoons in San Juan, Puerto Rico.[citation needed]

San Juan Bay and the Condado Lagoon, for the Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee Commission. 1992

In late 2020, the Condado Ocean Club Hotel, overlooking the Condado Lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean, opened its doors.[2]


Park on the shore of the lagoon
  • Area: 98.91 acres (400,300 m2)
  • Average depth: 10 feet (3.0 m)
  • Maximum depth: 36 feet (11 m)
  • Salinity: 30% to 35%

Endangered species[edit]

Nearest beach[edit]


  1. ^ "Home".
  2. ^ The Weekly Journal Newsroom (2021-01-08). "Condado Ocean Club Hotel Opens". The Weekly Journal. Retrieved 2021-01-08.

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