Culebra, Puerto Rico
Tortuga Beach is located on the small island of Culebrita, facing the east coast of Culebra. The name comes from the large number of turtles that visit the coasts. Named for its large population of sea turtles, the beach has a white sand cove and offers diving opportunities for visitors.
Tortuga Beach is considered the main beach of this small island for its turquoise waters and shallow natural pools, this being a true treasure of paradise. With its white sand like dust and its crystal clear waters, Tortuga Beach is the perfect place for swimming and diving enthusiasts. Tortuga Beach also offers many different hiking options, with trails that take you to places such as the tide pools, the lighthouse, Trash Beach or West Beach.
You can only access this beach by boat or water taxi. You can hire a water taxi to transport it from Culebra, which can also be reached by ferry from the Fajardo area of Puerto Rico. The round-trip water taxi service costs around $50 per person, including beach equipment, hammock and snorkeling.
The beach does not have amenities such as bathrooms or kiosks and it is recommended that you bring everything you need to enjoy a lovely day in this little piece of paradise.