El Gallito Beach “Gringo Beach”

Vieques, Puerto Rico

Playa el Gallito "Gringo Beach"
Playa el Gallito "Gringo Beach"

El Gallito Beach or Gringo’s Beach is a beautiful beach located in the north of the island of Vieques. Located on the edge of some of the most tourist-friendly areas in Vieques, this convenient beach is easily accessible and free of crowds.  It is the first beach you’ll pass (in the east direction) after leaving the airport. The beach is very popular among local residents who enjoy it’s comfort.

The beach is quiet, calm and little frequented, ideal for swimming, surfing and diving.

You can reach the beach using Highway #200 and driving west.  The beach has no sign, but it is just to the left of one of the largest hotels in Vieques. The beach is easily accessible and has parking right next to the road. It has no sanitary facilities or lifeguards.

Peace and quiet is what you’ll find at the majority of Puerto Rico’s beaches, but at El Gallito Beach, you’ll find the same sense of serenity, without having to be too far from the city’s activity.

Attractions and Services:

  • Beach
  • Diving area
  • Jet ski
  • Walk / hike
  • Green areas
  • Camping area
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing
  • Kite boarding
  • Paddle surfing
  • Boat ride
  • Watersports

Address and Map:

Physical address:
El Gallito Beach "Gringo Beach"
Road #200
Vieques, Puerto Rico 00765

High Season (May to August)
Low Season (September to April)


  • The entrance to the beach is free
  • The beach is easily accessible and has parking right next to the road.

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