best beaches in Puerto Rico Archive

Rincón Bay Beach

Rincón, which means “corner” in Spanish, indeed occupies a remote corner at the westernmost tip of the island. Its privileged position guarantees you a perfect place from which to view the glorious tropical sunsets as they splash

Flamenco Beach

Of all the truly gorgeous beaches on the island of Culebra, nine miles off the main island’s eastern coast, Flamenco leads the pack. This island municipality is a paradise of beaches so perfect they are almost impossible

Ballenas Beach

Guánica’s 1,570-acre Dry Forest is home to more than half of all the species of birds that live in Puerto Rico, including some endangered ones. It is also the location of Ballenas Bay, an important breeding place

Boquerón Beach

The western area of Puerto Rico, around the island’s third city, Mayagüez, is a three-hour drive from San Juan, but locals and tourists happily make the trip whenever they can. One of the major reasons is Boquerón:

Crashboat Beach

The Mediterranean style town of Aguadilla is situated on the northwest coast of Puerto Rico, where the nearby mountains afford good vantage points for viewing the majestic shoreline below or watching the sun disappear into the sea.

Shacks Beach

The long stretch of Atlantic coast from Arecibo in the northwest to Rincón, the town at the westernmost tip of the island where the Atlantic meets the Caribbean, is home to an incredible variety of beaches. About

Punta Santiago Beach

Puerto Rico’s central mountain range tumbles into the Caribbean Sea at the southeast coast, near Humacao, Naguabo and Yabucoa. This is a land of contrasts and surprises: You’ll find remote coves and broad stretches of open beach,

Luquillo Beach

For generations families have made the trek from San Juan and all over the eastern region for a day at Luquillo Beach. A vacation in Puerto Rico was considered incomplete without a visit to this well-loved place