La Playuela Beach (Sucia Beach)

Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Playa La Playuela (Playa sucia)
Playa La Playuela (Playa sucia)

La Playuela Beach commonly known as Sucia Beach, is a true all-inclusive Caribbean beach for nature lovers, located in the amazing coastal city of Cabo Rojo. The beach is located southwest of the island very close to the Cabo Rojo Lighthouse and is part of the Cabo Rojo Natural Reserve.

The beach is next to a mangrove, surrounded by palm trees, its waters are crystal clear turquoise and very white sand, for all these characteristics it has been considered as one of the best beaches in Puerto Rico.

To the left of the beach there is a path that allows you to enjoy a beautiful view of the bay and the Caribbean Sea, on the right you will find the Cabo Rojo Lighthouse, behind the beach there is a beautiful mangrove.

The beach offers spectacular landscapes, magnificent water colors, natural bridges, incomparable views of the Caribbean, views of the most attractive lighthouse on the island, hidden caves, coves of private beaches to explore, impressive limestone cliffs, bird watching, hiking Scenic trails and much more.

In this beach you can spend the rest days in the sand or venture to explore the natural attractions of the surroundings and hidden treasures. Here there are no hotels or services facing the sea, the spectacular natural landscape is what makes this a special place. Lie in the sun for a perfect tan or arrive early to take a place with shade under a tree. Most places with shade are towards the center of the beach, but you will find some more scattered around the beach.

The beach is ideal for a dip and practice different water sports. There are some shallow places for younger children at both ends of the beach.

The beach does not have bathrooms or showers and the path that gives access is usually a bit rocky so it is ideal to arrive in a 4 × 4 vehicle. Parking is limited. Rangers close the road once the beach reaches the maximum allowed capacity. You should arrived early.

Attractions and Services:

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

Address and Map:

Physical address:
La Playuela Beach (Sucia Beach)
Ruta 303 Km 12
Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico 00622

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


  • The entrance to the beach is free
  • There is parking available in front of the beach.

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