White sandy strips and turquoise blue waters… who needs more? Sun Bay is Vieques' trendiest spot and you’ll immediately see why. There are tall palms trees and lush landscape where you can hang up a hammock and simply admire the dreamy surroundings. This beach has been awarded the Blue Flag recognition many times.
Accessible only by boat or seaplane, this white-sand cove that serves as a home and feeding ground to green turtles is one of Culebra’s hidden gems. Almost considered a deserted beach bliss, you can bump into many beautiful sea creatures while doing some amateur snorkeling. It is recommended to take up a charter and don’t miss the wonders of this tropical paradise.
With a strip of hotels and restaurants along its shores, Isla Verde is one of the most popular stretches of beach amongst visitors. This beach – perfect for parasailing and jet skiing, is often voted as the best urban beach in the Caribbean.
This is the perfect spot to witness the contrast between the Old San Juan and the modern city. Recognized with Blue Flag awards throughout the years, El Escambrón is the most picturesque beach in San Juan. There you can do anything from snorkeling and swimming to having a romantic stroll. It is also part of the Tercer Milenio Park, which offers fun recreational activities and services.
The protected sanctuary Caja de Muertos has one of the most crystalline waters in the south of Puerto Rico. It received the first Blue Flag distinction to a beach located at a natural reserve. There, you’ll be facing the open waters of the Caribbean Sea and watching a variety of birds that nest in the hills near the boulders. Its name, which translates to "coffin" derives from the shape of the cay.
Direct access and its shallowness make this natural pool the family-preferred beach in Isabela. The depthless tides provide a safe environment for kids and toddlers to play around while the adults relish in the calmness of the scenery. A natural wall prevents the strong surf from rushing in. The crowd you’ll find there is mostly local.
Lajas is known for its offshore cays, but a wooden pier built by the Department of Natural Resources leads to a pool loved by adults and children. As part of La Parguera Natural Reserve, at Playita Rosada you can discover many ecosystems, hike along designated trails, and splash the day away at this unbeaten location.