Carolina Real Estate

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Located in the northern part of Puerto Rico and part of the San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo Metropolitan Statistical Area, Carolina is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. There are approximately 177,000 people living within the 60 square miles of the city and over 2.5 million in the metropolitan area.

Carolina is a major tourist destination in Puerto Rico and the location of the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport – Puerto Rico’s main connection to the United States and the headquarters of Executive Airlines. There are various hotels, resorts and casinos along the beaches as well. Carolina is also the home of the Plaza Carolina – the largest shopping mall on the island, boasting over 240 stores and restaurants. Along with tourism, Carolina’s other economic sectors include pharmaceutical, medical equipment and chemical manufacturing and commerce. Eastern University, Caribbean University and the University of Puerto Rico all have campuses in Carolina.

Known as the Land of Giants, Carolina was famously the home of a man who grew to be 7’11”. In addition, Carolina is also the home of Roberto Clemente – the first Latin American person to play Major League Baseball.

When Spanish colonists first settled the area in 1816, it was originally called Trujillo Bajo and Trujillo Alto after the city of Trujillo in Spain. However, in 1857 it was renamed San Fernando de la Carolina, later shortened to just Carolina.

You’ll find the Buena Vista Ruins, El San Juan Resort and Casino and the Jesús T. Pinero Monument – dedicated to the first Puerto Rican governor in the United States.

Carolina is considered to be a tropical monsoon climate. Between June and October, average high temperatures reach into the upper-80s. For the most part, highs are in the 80s throughout the year. The coldest months are January through March with the average low dipping to the upper-60s. The average rainfall in Carolina is approximately 59 inches. The wettest months are August, October and November with an average of 6 inches of rainfall per month.

Real estate and rentals are a great deal compared to other nearby cities in Puerto Rico as well as waterfront areas of the United States. From the beach to the inland hills and forests, there are homes, condos and apartments available to suit all budgets and preferences.

Most people who visit Puerto Rico will see Carolina. As home to the Luis Munoz Marín International Airport, the majority of those flying from the United States will land here. With its resorts and hotels, manufacturing and industrial sectors and beautiful coastal areas, Carolina continues to be an attractive place to call home.


Carolina, Puerto Rico

Carolina, Puerto Rico
  • Country: The United States

  • Territory: Puerto Rico

  • Nickname(s): "Land of Giants"

  • Population: 177,000

  • Area:

    Land: 117.4 km2


Lifestyle and Culture

There are three main museums in Carolina: El Museo del Nino de Carolina, Museo Casa Escute and Galeria de los Gigantes. The Museo del Nino de Carolina is a fun place for kids to learn and play; this hands-on museum features over 100 exhibits. The Museo Casa Escute features a variety of artworks and exhibits.

Carolina hosts a few festivals and events every year including the Ladies Crafts Fair, San Fernando Patron Celebration, Roberto Clemente Week in August and the Patron Saint Celebration of Santa Carolina.

A strong student population exists in Carolina, Puerto Rico, and the surrounding metropolitan area. There are dozens of campuses nearby including Metropolitan University, Eastern University, Caribbean University, Interamerican Univesity, the University of Puerto Rico and many other public and private higher education institutions.


Entertainment and Tourism

A small portion of the El Yunique National Forest is located in Carolina. This tropical rainforest is visited by campers, hikers, birdwatchers and others who want to experience the beauty of nature. There are magnificent waterfalls that are accessible and petroglyphs as proof of the Taino indigenous people living in the southern part of the rainforest centuries ago. It is also the only rainforest that is part of the United States National Forest System.

Most of the popular spots for going out at night are located along the coast. There are many bars, restaurants and nightclubs to explore including Club Brava, Rumors and Di Vino Wine & Tapas.

The Roberto Clemente Stadium is a 12,500 capacity venue used for mostly baseball games. Home to the Gigantes de Carolina – both the baseball team and the soccer club – there is a lot of action seen at this stadium.

Entertainment and Tourism

Barrios and Communities

In Carolina, there are 13 barrios of varying sizes and populations: Barrazas, Cacao, Cangrejo Arriba, Canovanillas, Carolina Pueblo, Carruzos, Cedro, Hoyo Mulas, Martín González, Sabana Abajo, San Antón, Trujillo Bajo and Santa Cruz.
Being part of the San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo Metropolitan Statistical Area, Carolina is near many other thriving Puerto Rican cities:


San Juan

San Juan is the largest city in Puerto Rico as well as the capital. It is located just to the west of Carolina and is an important seaport and tourist destination. The history of San Juan dates back hundreds of years and it is one of the oldest settlements in the Americas having been established in 1509.


Located 25 kilometers south of Carolina, Caguas is an inland city known for its rivers crossing through the region. There are many unique landmarks and museums in Caguas such as the Tobacco Museum and the Caguas Cathedral. While not as active in the tourism industry as Carolina, Caguas maintains a strong business and agricultural presence.


Guaynabo is located about 20 kilometers west of Carolina and is home to many major international companies such as Chrysler, Toshiba and Microsoft. The archaeological site of Caparra, a settlement founded in 1508 by Ponce de Leon, is located in Guaynabo.


Bayamon is historically known as the location where the Taino, the indigenous people of Puerto Rico, first encountered the Spanish settlers. Located 33 kilometers west of Carolina, Bayamon is known for its plentiful shopping and American restaurants. Bayamon is also famous for having the most shopping malls of any city in Puerto Rico.

Real Estate Market

The real estate markets in Puerto Rico and Carolina are quite affordable. There are many luxury options available especially near the water and, with some recent economic problems in Puerto Rico, it is currently a buyer’s market. It is believed that with an improving economy housing prices will rise steadily. Snowbirds looking for an escape from the cold north are expected to enjoy the beautiful, year-round weather that Carolina and the northern part of Puerto Rico offers.

Housing and rental options are very affordable compared to the nearby capital of San Juan. When comparing rental and real estate, Carolina is approximately 25% cheaper than San Juan. Real estate and rental in Carolina is almost two-thirds cheaper than in the closest mainland United States city, Miami.

As a territory of the United States, there are no strict laws regarding home sales like there are in some other nearby countries such as Mexico.

  • Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre: -
  • Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre: -
Home Style Average Rent Price
1-bedroom apartment in City Centre $575.00
1-bedroom apartment Outside of Centre $450.00
3-bedroom apartment in City Centre $900.00
3-bedroom apartment Outside of Centre $816.67

Source: (June 2017)



There are three major universities with campuses located in Carolina. The University of Puerto Rico at Carolina educates over 4,000 students and offers a series of associate degrees as well as two bachelor degree programs dedicated to hotel administration and tourism. The Caribbean University and Eastern University also have campuses in Carolina. Within the metropolitan area are dozens of other higher education institutions and campuses.

Puerto Rico’s Department of Education, located in nearby San Juan, manages Carolina’s 40+ public schools. There are many private school options as well. Public school throughout Puerto Rico as well as Carolina is taught in Spanish. Grade levels and benchmarks are similar to those in the United States. The breakdown of tiers is similar to the United States and education is compulsory to age 17. There is preschool, elementary education, junior high school and high school.

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