Las Criollas Beach

Barceloneta, Puerto Rico

Playa Las Criollas
Playa Las Criollas

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.

Visitors can do various activities, including kayaking, boating, diving, sport fishing, BBQ, camping, doing different water sports or just walking and enjoying nature.

The beach does not have bathrooms, or facilities for visitors, or food kiosks, so it is recommended to take everything you need to stay at the beach.

Attractions and Services:

  • Beach
  • Walk / jog
  • Boat ride
  • Green areas
  • Camping area
  • Diving area
  • Snorkeling
  • Jet ski
  • Fishing Areas
  • Surfing Area
  • Kitesurfing
  • Watersports

Address and Map:

Physical address:
Las Criollas Beach
PR-681 road1
Barceloneta, Puerto Rico 00652

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


  • The entrance to the beach is free
  • The beach does not have bathrooms or facilities and there are no kiosks or businesses nearby, so you must go prepared and take what you are going to consume.
  • You can take grills and cook among the various spots.

Lugares Cerca:

  • Playa La Boca
  • Playa Las Palmitas
  • Cueva de los Tamarindos
  • Playa Puerto de la Vacas
  • Isla de Roque
  • Desembocadura del Río Grande de Manatí


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