16 Best Puerto Rico Beaches To Visit Right Now

Playa Flamenco (Flamenco Beach)

Located on Culebra island, about 17 miles east of San Juan, Puerto Rico

Playa Jobos sea beatch

Located on the island of Isabela, Playa Jobos is a favorite for tourists and locals, especially those looking for a beach with many bars and restaurants. 

La Playuela

La Playuela translates into the “ordinary beach,” but this beach is far from ordinary. This beach is one of the most beautiful Puerto Rico beaches. This beach is commonly called “Playa Sucia” and is next to the Cajo Rojo lighthouse. 

Playa Crash Boat

Located on the western side of Puerto Rico, Playa Crash Boat is one of the most popular Puerto Rico beaches and the go-to for enchanting sunsets at its pier.

Playa Negra 

Playa Negra is located in Vieques. This beach is unique because of the black sand and volcanic material that washed onto the beach. Tourists call this beach Black Sand Beach Puerto Rico, which allows us to experience black sand without traveling to Hawaii.  

Combate Beach

Combate Beach is part of Boquerón National State Forest and features stunning natural vistas and world-renowned snorkeling. Visitors can go on diving adventures thanks to the area’s extensive reefs.

Domes Beach 

Domes Beach is located in Rincon and is widely referred to as one of the best surfing spots in Puerto Rico. It is located right next to the Punta Higüero Lighthouse, which is why many locals refer to it as “lighthouse beach.”

Tortuga Beach 

Tortuga Beach is on the island of Culebrita. This beach gets its name from the large population of sea turtles that visit its coast. The beach has calm deep blue water and powdery white sand and is considered the main beach of Culebrita. 

Balneario de Boquerón

Balneario de Boquerón, or Boquerón Beach, is located on the coastal city of Cabo Rojo. This area is perfect for getaways and family vacations because there are many villas and beach houses for rent near the beautiful beach.  

Sun Bay Beach 

Sun Bay Beach is a 2-mile beach found on the island of Vieques. The island is famous for the bioluminescent bay, Mosquito Bay, but most visitors on this island relax on Sun Bay Beach during the day. 

Isla Verde

The Isla Verde beach is a Puerto Rico beach with a long shoreline that stretches several miles. Close to the airport, this San Juan Puerto Rico beach is popular amongst visitors 

La Posita

If you are looking for a beach with calmer tides, you should check out La Posita. La Posita is a quiet beach in Loiza, just a 30-minute drive from San Juan, the mainland. La Posita’s stretch of beach makes for a peaceful day. Moreover, its waters are calm, making it a great destination to visit with kids near the city of San Juan. The name La Posita translates into “pool” or “puddle,” which is attributed to its pool-like, calm waters.

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Luquillo Beach

Luquillo Beach is just a half-hour drive from the San Juan Puerto Rico airport (SJU) and is located on the northeast side of Puerto Rico island, northwest of Fajardo, and east of Río Grande.

Condado Beach 

Condado Beach is located in El Condado, a district of Santurce in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This beach is the ultimate destination for travelers looking to have the ultimate Caribbean experience close to entertainment and vibrant city life.

Ocean Park Beach 

Ocean Park Beach is a large public beach located in Ocean Park, a neighborhood of the barrio of Santurce in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This quiet small neighborhood is between the two main tourist beaches of San Juan: Condado Beach and Isla Verde.

Best Puerto Rico Beaches 

I hope this list of the most beautiful Puerto Rico beaches helps you plan the perfect Puerto Rico beach itinerary and list of things to do in Puerto Rico! Whether you’re looking for a party beach to enjoy with friends,