List of beaches in Puerto Rico

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

There are close to 300[1] beaches in Puerto Rico. The Government of Puerto Rico officially recognized 248 of these.[2] In Puerto Rico there are 78 municipalities of which 44 have a coastline.

Blue Flag Beach  - Indicates a Blue Flag beach[3]
Camping Nearby  - Indicates Camping area.
Diving or Snorkeling  - Indicates Diving or Snorkeling area.
Scuba Diving  - Indicates Scuba area.
Surfing  - Indicates Surfing area.
Lifeguards On-Duty  - Indicates Lifeguards posted.
Fishing  - Indicates Fishing area.

Eastern region beaches[4][edit]

Luquillo[edit]

  • Luquillo Beach "La Monserrate", Blue Flag Beach Lifeguards On-Duty Camping Facilities near Beach
    • Mar Sin Barreras Wheelchair accessible (Wheelchair accessible section of "La Monserrate" Beach)
  • Surfing Beach "La Pared" Camping Nearby Surfing
  • Playa Azul Beach Diving or Snorkeling

Culebra[edit]

  • Flamenco Beach Camping Nearby Lifeguards On-Duty Diving or Snorkeling Scuba Diving
  • Brava Beach Surfing
  • Larga Beach Fishing
  • Carlos Rosario Beach Scuba Diving Diving or Snorkeling
  • Luis Peña Beach Scuba Diving Diving or Snorkeling
  • Punta Soldado Beach Scuba Diving Diving or Snorkeling
  • Resaca Beach Surfing
  • Zoni Beach Scuba Diving Diving or Snorkeling
  • Tortuga Beach Scuba Diving Diving or Snorkeling
  • Tamarindo Beach Scuba Diving Diving or Snorkeling

Vieques[edit]

  • Sun Bay Beach Camping Nearby Lifeguards On-Duty
  • Barracuda (García) Beach Diving or Snorkeling
  • Caracas (Red) Beach Diving or Snorkeling
  • Esperanza Beach Diving or Snorkeling Scuba Diving
  • Gallito Beach Diving or Snorkeling
  • Grande Beach (Playita)
  • La Chiva (Blue) Beach Diving or Snorkeling
  • La Plata Beach Diving or Snorkeling
  • Media Luna Beach Camping NearbyDiving or Snorkeling Scuba Diving Lifeguards On-Duty
  • Navio Beach Camping Nearby
  • Tapón (Hidden) Beach Diving or Snorkeling
  • Punta Arenas Beach
  • Natural Reserve Mosquito Bay
  • Rompeolas (Mosquito Pier) Diving or Snorkeling Scuba Diving
  • Playuela Beach[citation needed]

Maunabo[edit]

Naguabo[edit]

  • Tropical Beach
  • Húcares Beach

Yabucoa[edit]

Others[edit]

  • Seven Seas Beach, Las Croabas, Fajardo Camping Nearby Lifeguards On-Duty

Northern region beaches[edit]

Dorado[edit]

  • Sardinera Beach Lifeguards On-Duty
  • Ritz-Carlton Reserve[5]

Toa Baja[edit]

  • Isla de Cabras Beach
  • Punta Salinas Beach Blue Flag Beach Lifeguards On-Duty

Carolina[edit]

  • Carolina Beach Lifeguards On-Duty Blue Flag Beach
  • Isla Verde Beach

Loiza[edit]

  • Vacia Talega Beach
  • Piñones Beach Surfing
  • Aviones Beach Surfing

Piñones[edit]

  • Aviones Beach
  • Posita Beach
  • Chatarra (Scrap Iron) Beach

San Juan[edit]

Manati[edit]

  • Los Tubos Beach Lifeguards On-Duty Surfing Scuba Diving
  • Mar Chiquita Beach, Manati Lifeguards On-Duty
  • Tortuguero Beach, Manati[citation needed]

Barceloneta[edit]

  • Puerto de las Vacas Beach
  • Las Criollas

Camuy[edit]

Others[edit]

Southern region beaches[edit]

Beaches that belong to the region of Porta Caribe:

Isla de Gatas Beach at Isla de Gatas, Ponce

Guayanilla[edit]

  • Ventana Beach[6]
  • Emajagua Beach
  • Tamarindo Beach[7]

Patillas[edit]

  • Guardarraya Beach
  • Inches Beach
  • Escondida Beach[8]
  • Punta Viento Beach[9]
  • Villa Pesquera Beach

Ponce[edit]

Salinas[edit]

  • Cayo Matias Beach[17]
  • Salinas Beach[18]

Santa Isabel[edit]

  • Santa Isabel Beach[19]
  • Jauca Beach
  • Playa Clavellina[20]

Others[edit]

Western region beaches[edit]

Beaches that belong to the region of Porta del Sol:

Looking south at Boquerón public beach
Middles Beach, a popular spot for surfing

Quebradillas[edit]

  • Guajataca Beach Surfing

Isabela[edit]

  • Blue Hole Beach Diving or SnorkelingScuba Diving
  • Golondrinas Cave Beach
  • Bajura Beach
  • Baño La Princesa & Blowhole Beach Surfing
  • Guajataca Beach Surfing
  • Jobos Beach Surfing Scuba Diving
  • El Pastillo Beach Surfing
  • Montones Beach Surfing
  • Punta Sardinera Beach Surfing
  • Shacks Beach Surfing
  • Pozo Teodoro Beach Surfing
  • Middles Beach[22]Surfing

Aguadilla[edit]

  • Crash Boat Beach
  • La Ponderosa Beach
  • La Poza Beach
  • La Saldinera Beach
  • Gas Chambers
  • Wilderness
  • Peña Blanca Beach

Aguada[edit]

  • Pico de Piedra Beach
  • Aguada Beach

Rincon[edit]

Añasco[edit]

  • Balneario Tres Hermanos

Mayagüez[edit]

Cabo Rojo[edit]

Lajas[edit]

  • Playita Rosada

Guánica[4][edit]

  • Las Paldas
  • La Jungla
  • Playa Santa
  • Ballenas
  • Gilligan's Island
  • Atolladora Beach
  • Playa Manglillo Pequeño
  • Tamarindo Beach
  • Caña Gorda Beach
  • Jaboncillo Beach

Gallery[edit]

Panorama of Flamenco Beach PR
Panorama of Flamenco Beach PR.
Philipp Corcho Beach in Vieques island, Puerto Rico
Fajardo, Puerto Rico Palomino Island beach
Playa La Guancha in Ponce, Puerto Rico
Arecibo beach near the El Vigia lighthouse (Puerto Rico)
Mona Island Beach, Puerto Rico
Crash Boat Beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
Boquerón public beach Blue flag.svg
Esperanza Beach,Vieques, Puerto Rico
Beach in Caja de Muerto, Puerto Rico
Isla Verde Beach
El Tuque Beach in Barrio Canas in Ponce, Puerto Rico



See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Government of Puerto Rico. Department of Natural and Environmental Resources. Ley para establecer el programa para la promoción, protección y conservación de las playas aspirantes a la Bandera Azul. Puerto Rico House of Representatives. House Bill 3268. Law 173 of 12 August 2000.(Home → Biblioteca → Leyes → Ley para establecer el programa para la promoción, protección y conservación de las playas aspirantes a la Bandera Azul)
  2. ^ Plan de Uso de Terrenos de Puerto Rico: Perfil Regional - Region Sur. Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico. Junta de Planificacion. Oficina del Plan de Uso de Terrenos. Borrador Preliminar. February 2006. Page 15. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
  3. ^ "Puerto Rico". Retrieved July 29, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b http://travelandsports.com/espanol/be.htm
  5. ^ Rios, Jannette (2010-07-22). "Ritz-Carlton puts on the Ritz with $231 million pact". Puerto Rico Daily Sun. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 
  6. ^ Un destino turístico con sabor y folclor. By Carmen Cila Rodríguez. Periodico La Perla del Sur. Edition #1354: 11-17 November 2009.
  7. ^ Froomer's Puerto Rico. Eighth Edition. By Darwin Poter and Danforth Prince. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing. 2006.) Page 212. Retrieved December 5, 2010.
  8. ^ Patillas. Encyclopedia Puerto Rico. Retrieved December 6, 2010.
  9. ^ Playa Punta Viento.
  10. ^ Por algo le llaman 'El Edén del Caribe'.' Carmen Cila Rodríguez. La Perla del Sur. 20 April 2011. Retrieved 3 Amy 2011.
  11. ^ Periodico La Perla del Sur. El secreto paraíso del Caribe. By Carmen Cila Rodríguez. 14 October 2010. (Home > Gente > Portada Gente > El secreto paraíso del Caribe.)
  12. ^ Bandera azul para Caja de Muerto . El Sur a la Vista. Ponce, Puerto Rico. December 1, 2010. Retrieved December 15, 2010.
  13. ^ Periodico La Perla del Sur. El secreto paraíso del Caribe. By Carmen Cila Rodríguez. 14 October 2010. (Home > Gente > Portada Gente > El secreto paraíso del Caribe.)
  14. ^ Periodico La Perla del Sur. El secreto paraíso del Caribe. By Carmen Cila Rodríguez. 14 October 2010. (Home > Gente > Portada Gente > El secreto paraíso del Caribe.)
  15. ^ Periodico La Perla del Sur. El secreto paraíso del Caribe. By Carmen Cila Rodríguez. 14 October 2010. (Home > Gente > Portada Gente > El secreto paraíso del Caribe.)
  16. ^ a b c d e f Plan de Uso de Terrenos de Puerto Rico: Perfil Regional - Region Sur. (Borrador Preliminar.) Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico. Junta de Planificacion. Oficina del Plan de Uso de Terrenos. San Juan, Puerto Rico. February 2006. Page 15. Retrieved 2 December 2011.
  17. ^ Salinas: un destino completo y pintoresco. By Damarich Calvo Almodóvar. Periodico La Perla del Sur (Ponce, Puerto Rico). July 1, 2009. Retrieved October 29, 2010.
  18. ^ Playa Salinas.
  19. ^ Playa Santa Isabel
  20. ^ Esperan 100 mil personas el 25 de julio . Jason Rodríguez Grafal. La Perla del Sur. Ponce, Puerto Rico. 23 July 2014. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  21. ^ Porta Caribe (South Region) Travel and City Guide. Puerto Rico.com
  22. ^ "Middles Beach Isabela, Puerto Rico". www.zeePuertoRico.com. Retrieved August 18, 2010. 

Cabo Rojo Puerto Rico Beaches

External links[edit]