Casino del Mar is part of the La Concha Resort and is situated in the lively and beautiful capital city of San Juan. The resort is situated in the popular Condado area minutes away from the beach from (‘Mar’ actually means ‘sea’ in Spanish). Gambling won’t be the only thing on your mind if you choose the Casino del Mar.
The casino has an American vibe to it and it feels as if you are transported to Las Vegas. The casino, which is situated inside the hotel, and the resort is owned by the Marriott International group – a leading name in the hospitality industry.
Located in San Juan, it won’t take long to get here from the airport. The closest international airport, Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, is a mere 5 miles away and will take you about 10 minutes by car or taxi. There are also bus services that can take you directly from the airport to the resort, but you might have to wait a while before the next trip. There is a car park available if you decide to rent a car – this can even be done at the resort if you speak to the helpful reception staff.
In terms of location, you can’t ask for much more. Situated right alongside the beautiful Puerto Rican coast, the Casino del Mar is close to many must-see tourist attractions. Even the furthest destinations are only a short drive away.
There isn’t a specific dress code and you can arrive at the casino however you like, but make sure you look respectable because if other guests complain about how you look you could find that management asks you to change clothes – remember, the Casino del Mar is a higher end establishment.
Casino del Mar is one of the bigger casinos in Puerto Rico and it is fully stocked from slot machines to table games. The casino has a Las Vegas style to it and guests usually enjoy the professionalism of the layout. Upon entering the casino you will be offered a complimentary drink and the resort staff is always around to try to make your experience as memorable as possible.
Casino del Mar is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Some tables might be closed at different times but you can be sure that there will be something available for your gambling needs at all times. All gambling takes place in US Dollars and, therefore, tourists coming from America will have no need to exchange their monies.
Gamblers interested in high limits will be slightly disappointed that they don’t feature more high limit tables or events. They do, however, have a VIP room which features high limit slot machines.
With 24 tables games available you can be sure to find something that suits your preferences. Many casinos on the island have limited table games on offer but Casino del Mar is not one of these casinos. The following table tables are offered at Casino del Mar.
There are a few varieties of Blackjack available including traditional Blackjack, Lucky Lucky Blackjack, and I-Table Blackjack. If you are unfamiliar with these, the casino staff will be more than willing to give you a quick crash course. These tables are popular and during peak hours you might have to wait a few minutes before a seat opens up.
Three card poker is the type played at Casino del Mar and is one of the most popular table games at the casino. Sit down, enjoy a game of Poker and hopefully Lady Luck is on your side.
No casino is complete without a Roulette table. The Luminar system and display is used, which is unique to Casino del Mar. As with most things in Puerto Rico, Roulette is the American variety and includes the famous double zeroes – this will however slightly decrease your odds, but can make for some fun experiences.
Two varieties of Baccarat are available, Mini-Baccarat and EZ Baccarat & Panda 8. The latter is sometimes unknown by guests but just like with Blackjack, the staff will be more than willing to help you out.
A game that promises to liven up any casino’s atmosphere is Craps. Available at Casino del Mar, gamblers will be able to enjoy a classic game of Craps (or ‘dado’ if you speak to a local).
There are over 400 slot machines available at the Casino del Mar. These games can provide you with hours of effortless entertainment if you have had enough of the table games.
There are many varieties of slot machines available, from the simple ‘fruit’ games to the more traditional slot machines. The stakes vary from $0.01 to $25 and there are two high-limit slot areas that allow the serious gambler to try their luck with some big payouts.
If you want to go to the Casino del Mar and are looking for accommodation, look no further than La Concha hotel and resort. Any hotel owned by Marriott International is sure to be one worth staying at and this is the same for La Concha.
Most guests have left glowing reviews of the rooms, amenities, and staff. The hotel will also be able to help you with any additional requests that you may have in order to make your holiday experience one to remember.
With more than one restaurant available, food is never in short supply at the Casino del Mar. Depending on what you would like, you can choose from their Perla Restaurant, Delicias Restaurant, Solera Restaurant, Sereno Beach Bar & Grill, Komakai Sushi Bar and Serafina Restaurant.
Along with their list of restaurants, there are many bars scattered around the resort. These places mainly serve drinks but most will also offer a few light snacks to go along with your beverage. Kick back, relax, and enjoy what La Concha Resort and the Casino del Mar has to offer.