La Ocho Beach

La Ocho Beach

San Juan, Puerto Rico - La Ocho Beach is a well known beach for surfing and is located in the municipality of San Juan. The bottom of its waters is made of stone and its best waves are to the left of the beach, although to its right it is also very good for experienced surfers. Many people visit Old San Juan in the hope of enjoying a beach near the historic area. La Ocho Beach is a small beach that can be part of your day when visiting Old San Juan. The beach is close and has some sand and an area with a small sheltered...

Playa Caracoles

Caracoles Beach (La Poza de Don Guelo or Gasolina Beach)

Arecibo, Puerto Rico - Caracoles Beach also known as La Poza de Don Guelo or Gasolina Beach is a beautiful cove beach located on highway 681 KM 9.6 in Arecibo, almost directly in front of the Arecibo statue of Colón. Caracoles Beach is a beautiful cove, with beautiful rocky wall formations that protect it from the high waves of the north. This cove is ideal to spend with the family as it has a shallow pool, ideal for children, protected from the deepest area by natural rocks. On this beach there is a large area that fills with water when the tide is high. When the...

Playita del Condado

Playita del Condado Beach

San Juan, Puerto Rico - Playita del Condado Beach is a small hidden beach with soft, golden sand shaded by palm and almond trees. This small public beach is located in San Juan at the western end of the Condado area, east of the Ashford Avenue Bridge. The water is usually calm due to its coral rock formation which break the waves. The water is shallow, warm and clear. The beach has fine golden sand and there are trees lining the back of the beach, providing plenty of shade in the morning and early afternoon. Although small, this beach certainly makes up for it with...

El Muelle Beach

El Muelle Beach

Arecibo, Puerto Rico - El Muelle Beach also known as “El Faro Beach” is located on the north coast of Puerto Rico in the town of Arecibo in front of the Arecibo Lighthouse. This beach is frequented by families due to its calm waters. The beach has gazebos, barbecue and picnic areas with benches. Apart from these it has a dock to enjoy recreational fishing. It is used by fishermen for its landing facilities for fishing boats. El Muelle Beach is a quiet place with a beautiful spectacular view of the ocean which you can enjoy with the whole family and friends. Parking is limited...

Gran Parque del Norte

Gran Parque del Norte “Great North Park”

Hatillo, Puerto Rico - Gran Parque del Norte “Great North Park” located on Highway 119 on the border between Hatillo and Camuy, is an area of more than 18 acres of outdoor land with a variety of recreational and tourist spaces for the enjoyment of all. If you are looking for an experience in which you can enjoy the beauty of the coastal landscape and at the same time recreational places for adults and children, Parque del Norte is undoubtedly the best alternative. This park is the perfect midpoint of northern island of Puerto Rico, as it has a variety of recreational and tourist spaces for...

Playa La Boca

La Boca Beach

Barceloneta, Puerto Rico - La Boca Beach is a black sand beach located near the mouth of the Río Grande of Manatí. The beach is located in the Barceloneta and Manatí area on the north coast of the island. It is not really a beach for swimming, but it is ideal to visit it anyway. There are two black sand beaches in the north, La Boca beach and La Esperanza beach, both are along the same mile of coastline, however they are separated by a river and some beige sand beaches. This black sand beach is long, it runs west from the mouth of the...

Spanish Wall Beach

Spanish Wall Beach

Rincon, Puerto Rico - Spanish Wall Beach is a secret secret beach ’in Rincón that can only be reached by walking from Domes Beach through a path. Located on the corner of Rincón, you can see the Atlantic and the Caribbean passing through the area known as the ‘Shark Trap’. It is also one of the best Surf Breaks, so you will enjoy the action during the winter surf season. Spanish Wall Beach is a large, unspoilt sandy beach north of the Rincon Lighthouse. It is a nice and clean beach with around 40-50 feet of sand up to the water line. The beach is named...

La Sardinera Beach

La Sardinera Beach

Hatillo, Puerto Rico - La Sardinera Beach located in the town of Hatillo is steps away from the highway #2 in the Carrizales neighborhood sector. It is a beach of crystalline waters in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, which has a wall of rocks that separate the shore from the open sea serving as breakwaters and preventing the strong waves from entering. This barrier creates a perfect space for the whole family to enjoy safely its natural pool and its crystal clear waters. Its peculiar sand is covered with small smooth stones similar to rivers. It has no sanitary or recreational facilities. Parking is beachfront,...

Playa Caza y Pesca

Caza y Pesca Beach

Arecibo, Puerto Rico - Playa Caza y Pesca or Playa Casi Pesca Beach is located on Highway # 681 in the Islote neighborhood in Arecibo. It is one of the most frequented beach in Puerto Rico, since it has an extensive coast perfect for spending a day in the sun with very good waves, ideal for surfing and kayaking. This beach is spectacular for learning how to surf because of its good waves. There, you will find surf instructors, “piraguas” vendors and a good shade of palm trees. At the entrance of the beach, during weekends, there are food kiosks, giving beach lovers a taste of the...

Playa La Cueva Del Indio

Cueva del Indio Beach

Arecibo, Puerto Rico - La Cueva Del Indio Beach is located in the town of Arecibo north of the island of Puerto Rico on Highway #681, very close to the Statue of Colon. It is a dangerous beach due to its strong currents, for this reason it is not recommended for swimmers. But if it is very frequented by surfers or similar sports practitioners because of its waves. The area is as beautiful as it is dangerous, you should be very careful especially with children, since there is no safety. Erosion has caused this beach to lose much of its sand, but there are still areas...

Playa La Poza del Obispo

Poza del Obispo Beach

Arecibo, Puerto Rico - La Poza del Obispo Beach is located in the Islote neighborhood of Arecibo right next to the old lighthouse and one hour from San Juan. The natural pool is formed by stones that serve as breakwaters. This place is famous for its natural pool “la posita” ideal for swimming and being frequented by surfers in the area, which makes it suitable for the whole family to enjoy. The beach is divided into two parts. On the right side is the “Poza” and on the left side are several kilometers of beach without the formation of rocks. The left side of this beach surfers...

Puerto Nuevo Beach

Puerto Nuevo Beach

Vega Baja, Puerto Rico - Puerto Nuevo Beach, also known as the Vega Baja Beach, is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. located in the beach sector of the Puerto Nuevo neighborhood of Vega Baja. The Vega Baja Beach is characterized by its beautiful landscape of giant rocks, crystal clear waters, calm and white sand perfect for sunbathing and swimming. The natural beauties that it has make thousands of locals, Puerto Ricans and foreigners visit the beach continuously to enjoy its charms. The shore of the beach is protected from the strong currents of this coast, thanks to the...

Balneario Cerro Gordo

Cerro Gordo Beach

Vega Alta, Puerto Rico - Cerro Gordo Beach known as the Javier Calderón Public Beach is one of the favorite beaches in Puerto Rico and administered by the National Parks Program of the Department of Recreation and Sports of Puerto Rico. The beach is located along the north coast of the island in the town of Vega Alta and only 45 minutes from San Juan. This beach has all the comforts that anyone and family could ask for. It is recognized, not only for its spectacular beach, but for its camping area with enough space for 95 camping booths with parking facilities. The beach is regularly...

Playa Peñón Brusi

Peñón Brusi Beach

Camuy, Puerto Rico - Peñón Brusi beach is peculiar because its entrance is not very attractive, but it quickly becomes a paradise. The beach is located in the northern part of the island of Puerto Rico in the town of Camuy. The beach has a variety of ecosystems, such as mangroves, creeks, Positas, dunes and waterways, ideal for “snorkeling”. Its name refers to a stone facing the beach that serves as a wavebreaker. Peñón Brusi has a large number of paths where you will enjoy nature. This beach is perfect for swimmers, families and those who wish to take a “suntan”....

Playa Peñón Amador

El Peñón Amador Beach

Camuy, Puerto Rico - El Peñón Amador Beach, also known as the Peñón de la Cruz or Los Amadores Beach is a small beach that has become one of the main tourist attractions in the Camuy area located in the northern part of the island of Puerto Rico. Due to its great natural beauty, it is frequented by local fishermen and visitors, however it is a dangerous beach due to its strong currents. Its name refers to a huge stone that is on the beach with a cross that exceeds 15 feet high and serves as a wave breaker. The beach has a variety of ecosystems such...

Playa Las Criollas

Las Criollas Beach

Barceloneta, Puerto Rico - Las Criollas Beach is located in Barceloneta north of the island of Puerto Rico. There are three main beaches in the town of Barceloneta: La Boca Beach, Las Palmitas Beach and Las Criollas Beach. Las Criollas Beach is closer to the Arecibo border and has a small pool area protected from the waves of the Atlantic by the volcanic rocks that surround it. The beach is characterized by being an excellent place with beautiful landscapes, good waves and crystal clear waters, perfect to spend with family and share with friends. The beach has a natural pool covered with breakwaters, perfect for children....

Playa Esperanza

La Esperanza Beach

Manatí, Puerto Rico - La Esperanza Beach located in the north of the island, in the town of Manati is undoubtedly an ecological paradise of Puerto Rico. La Esperanza beach is a bit different from other beaches since it is like a bay surrounded by stones. The stones prevent waves from entering, making it an ideal beach for younger children. The beach is frequented by families from nearby areas and the few connoisseurs of the place. On this beach you can go for a dip, walk, shoot photos or simply enjoy with your family in the shadows that its vegetation offers you to be able to admire...

La Poza de Las Mujeres

Poza de las Mujeres Beach

Manatí, Puerto Rico - Poza de las Mujeres is a beach that belongs to the Hacienda la Esperanza nature reserve in Manati, it bears that name because in the years 1600 to 1700, when Puerto Rico was a colony of Spain, only women of high society bathed in it. The beach is hidden among a mangrove and to get there you must pass a slightly swampy road. Its waters are crystal clear and the sand is very soft, it has a rock formation which prevents the waves from crashing, it is a very beautiful landscape, which is why it has been considered one of the best beaches in...

Playa Tortuguero

Tortuguero Beach

Vega Baja, Manatí, Puerto Rico - Tortuguero Beach is located between Vega Baja and Manati, is one of the largest freshwater places on the Island and is the only coastal lagoon in Puerto Rico. A narrow road (Carr. 6671) extends between the Tortuguero Lagoon and the Atlantic, passing through a coastal forest a few kilometers northeast of Manatí. There, with a long, thin line of strands, is Tortuguero Beach. Visitors can do various activities, including kayaking, boating, sport fishing or just walking and enjoying nature. It’s recommended to climb the sidewalk el nido del águila” (the eagle’s nest) despite being a high climb with...

Mar Chiquita

Mar Chiquita Beach

Manatí, Puerto Rico - Mar Chiquita Beach is one of the most visited beaches located on the north coast of Puerto Rico in the town of Manati. From the parking lot full of sand, it is steps from the oval-shaped bay that is protected from the open ocean by the rocky limestone formations found along the north coast of Puerto Rico. An opening between the rocks allows the ocean to flow in and out creating Mar Chiquita. Mar Chiquita (or Little Sea) is a small beach cove protected from the rugged Atlantic by a rocky wall. The small beach is surrounded by rocks that serve as breakwaters....

Los Tubos Beach

Manatí, Puerto Rico - Los Tubos Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches on the north coast of Puerto Rico and located in the town of Manatí. The beach is surrounded by palm trees, its water is crystal clear with very thick sand of a nice creamy color, bright and striking. This beach has an extensive shore that makes it perfect for sunbathing and excellent for surfing, because of its waves which break in both directions: left and right. In addition to being an excellent place to surf, the beach has a very nice recreational area with picnic spots, gazebos, camping areas, a boat ramp, diving areas...

Ocean Park Beach

Ocean Park Beach

San Juan, Puerto Rico - Ocean Park Beach is a beautiful and very popular beach considered one of the most popular of Puerto Rico in the metropolitan area. The beach stretches through out the Condado area in San Juan. The beach is on the side of the Atlantic Ocean, with beautiful blues, from deep blue to navy blue and aquamarine. The sand is a light golden color, soft and light. The beach is frequented by swimmers who want to spend a day at the beach having fun in the sun and for those who love water sports like: “kitesurfing” and “windsurfing”. On weekends you can see people...

Playa del Condado

Condado Beach

San Juan, Puerto Rico - The Condado Beach is a small beach surrounded by hotels. From there, the view of the tourist area of San Juan is magnificent. Crossing the Dos Hermanos Bridge, east of Ashford Avenue, you will find this small hidden beach in the northeast corner with soft golden sand shaded by palm trees and almond trees. Although the beach is small, it certainly makes up for it with its clear, calm and aquamarine waters....

Balneario El Escambrón

Escambron Beach

San Juan, Puerto Rico - Escambrón Beach, located in the metropolitan area and very close to the historic city of Old San Juan, is one of the oldest in America, and the most frequented tourist area of the island. This beach has received the Blue Flag rating by meeting with all the requirements as a selective eco-label granted to beaches that comply with an excellent quality of water, sanitary services and lifeguards....

Playa Alambique

Alambique Beach

Carolina, Puerto Rico - Alambique Beach is the first beach located east of the neighboring city of San Juan. Because of its excellent location near the airport and the hotels in the Isla Verde area, this beach is a favorite among tourists and locals because of the restaurants that can be found near it. Its waters are crystal clear and quieter than those of Ocean Park and Condado Beach. With miles to go, this beach is not only divine for sunbathing or swimming, it is also an excellent place to exercise. The beach is considered one of the most popular for families who want to enjoy...

Chatarra (Scrap Iron) Beach

Chatarra (Scrap Iron) Beach

Loíza, Puerto Rico - Chatarra (Scrap Iron) Beach is one of the most famous beaches for surfing and very close to the metro area of Puerto Rico, located in the town of Loiza. Its waves break at the foot of a reef, for this reason it is recommended only for experienced surfers. The best wave is your left tube, but your right is respectable. Due to its proximity to mangroves, it is suggested to bring insect repellent. You can enjoy the kiosks in the area....

Aviones Beach

Loíza, Puerto Rico - Aviones Beach is considered one of the most consistent beaches for surfing close to the metropolitan area of Puerto Rico. It is just a minutes away from San Juan and nearby the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. Due to its shallow waters, reef, and wave force, it is not recommended for beginner surfers, so its best to have fun watching the pros and swimming in the water. It is recommended to bring sunscreen and an insect repellent since there are mangroves in their surroundings. It has no bathrooms and you can park in front of the beach....

Posita de Piñones

La Posita Beach

Loíza, Puerto Rico - La Posita de Piñones located north of the island in the town of Loíza is one of the many beautiful beaches that our island has. It is known for its crystal clear water, easy access off the road and variety of food kiosks and fried foods on their premises. One of its distinctive attributes is a stone wall that surrounds it and serves as a breakwater preventing the intense waves of the Atlantic from crashing into “La Posita”, which makes it look like a pool or puddle....

Playa Vacía Talega

Vacía Talega Beach

Loíza, Puerto Rico - The Vacía Talega Beach located minutes from the metropolitan area and steps from the Piñones de Loíza kiosks and northeast of Puerto Rico, is the ideal place to spend the day with the whole family. With an extensive coast covered with calm waters to swim, golden sand and surrounded by shrubs and palm trees, makes this beach attractive to many....

Playa de Isla Verde

Isla Verde Beach

Carolina, Puerto Rico - Isla Verde Beach is one of the most frequented beaches in Puerto Rico for being located in the tourist area of Isla Verde in Carolina. Surrounded by hotels and good restaurants, it has become a favorite of many. It is a vast coastline of fine white sand and crystal clear water and little waves. The coastal coastline that extends for a mile long...

Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach

Carolina, Puerto Rico - Carolina Beach known as the Balneario de Carolina, holds for the tenth consecutive year the world-recognized Blue Flag award. With a beautiful carpet of white sand at your feet and warm waters make it the ideal place to enjoy and achieve the perfect tan. Many event organizers use the Balneario de Carolina to celebrate weddings and activities of national and international nature. ...

Punta Salinas Beach

Toa Baja, Puerto Rico - The Punta Salinas Beach is a beautiful beach located in the town of Toa Baja. Its coast is extensive and for its protection, an artificial breakwater was created in the eastern area of the beach. This beach has received the international ecological award of Blue Flag Beach. This beach is ideal for spending the day, swimming, running, kayaking, playing basketball or beach volleyball. ...

Isla de Cabras "Goat Island"

Isla de Cabras “Goat Island”

Toa Baja, Puerto Rico - Isla de Cabras (Goat Island) recognized as the Isla de Cabras National Park is located in the West Bay area of San Juan and access is through Palo Seco in Toa Baja. It is characterized by its tranquility, cool breezes and tropical landscape. This small island has a stunning view of the Morro Castle and the Bay of San Juan....

El Ojo del Buey Beach

El Ojo del Buey Beach

Dorado, Puerto Rico - The Ojo del Buey Beach also known as the Ojo del Buey Recreational Area, located at the mouth of the La Plata River, is a recreational area in front of a small bay in the town of Dorado. The place is ideal for those who like to enjoy nature with camping area,...

Dorado Beach Manuel Nolo Morales “Sardinera Beach”

Dorado, Puerto Rico - The Dorado Beach best known as Balneario de Manuel "Nolo" Morales, is one of the best beaches in the north of Puerto Rico. It is characterized by its crystal clear waters and beautiful sand. With a large number and variety of trees that the beach has, many visitors prepare their BBQ's under the shade of these trees....

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