San Juan


San juan is the capital and most populous city of Puerto Rico.  The metropolitan area known as San Juan has three distinct areas: 

-Old San Juan

-The beach and Resort area- Condado, Ocean Park, isla Verde and Miramar

-Rio Piedras, Hato Rey, Puerto de Tierra, Santurce.

Condado is a beautiful town with some oceanfront views of the Atlantic Ocean and The Condado lagoon  "la laguna del Condado".  Condado is a very attractive area for tourist because of its beautiful beaches and oceanfront hotels like the luxury hotel "The Vanderbilt" and "La Concha". It is also very attractive for people looking for a second home as well as primary residences. There are some high end condos like Acquamarina,  Bristol, Oceanica, as well as some luxury residences. It is very attractive for urban life lovers beacuse of its proximity to fine dining, good schools, nice beaches, pharmacy, doctors offices, and more.  You can find a small residential area with beautiful luxury houses around the park (close to luchetti st.) as well as high end condos like The Residences at The Park and Plaza Stella.  Keep in mind that it is a medium to high energy town. Condado is home to one of the best private schools known as St. John School, and to Robinson School.  During this last years the real estate in Condado has maintain its value.




Miramar is a historic residential upscale neighborhood with many spanish-style homes.  You can find luxury condo buildings like The Cosmopolitan and The Excelsior which might have nice ocean or lagoon views.  Miramar has a very good coeducational Catholic parochial school Academia del Perpetuo Socorro, which has contributed to make Miramar a family friendly neighborhood and is home also of the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music and the luxurious yacht harbor of Club Nautico. It also has a urban feeling community.  It is a medium vibrant beautiful town.  it has a population of 5440.  It is an exclusive neighbourhood where primarily middle to upper families reside, characterized by quiet streets lined with large, mature shade trees.  Miramar is located two miles from Old San Juan, three miles from Condado, and four miles from airport luis Muñoz Marin.


Traditional Residential neighborhood, it is an affluent city that it is home to some of the most exclusive communities.  You can find beautiful and luxury gated communities like San Patricio, Tintillo Hills, Garden Hills, La Villa de Torrimar, Palma Real. Guaynabo is very desired with families for its safety, tree filled and walkable streets, its location and its lifestyle.  It is a family friendly neighborhood. You can find the Caparra Country Club which is a social club membership that offer sports, social activities, restaurants and more.  You can find the "Torrimar park", where you can practice sport, and it has a walking/running trail. You have also "Paseo Lineal" it is an athletic park where among other things you can ride bycicle.  There is entertainment for everyone in the family.   

Guaynabo is home of of some of the best private schools of San Juan: "Baldwin School", "Colegio San Ignacio", "Colegio Puertorriqueño de Niñas", "Colegio Maria Reina", "Colegio Maristas", "Parkville School" among others.

  You can do nice shopping at "San patricio Plaza", "galeria Suchville" or "garden hills Plaza". You have nicegourmet markets like "La hacienda", or supermarkest like "Amigo", "Supermax" or "Econo". Best hospitals like "Hospital San Pablo" and "Guaynabo Medical Hospital".



The choice of neighborhood is an increasingly important factor in the home buying process.
Your lifestyle is as important as the ideal features that you are looking for in a prospective home, making it essential to not only have the details of a potential new home, but also the neighborhood in which it is located and where you may eventually live.
Considerations such as local schools, amenities, transportation, traffic, crime rates, weather, and the surrounding community are all key aspects of selecting the ideal home and location for you and your lifestyle.
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