Luquillo Beach – Luquillo, Puerto Rico

Up the coast from Pinones Beach, after those dunes we discussed, the area gives way to luxury resorts and with good reason: the beach! Opened in 2009, the Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club features two miles of beach front! Their “St. Regis” hotel/condos will be sharing the Puerto Rican countryside with a magnificent golf [...]
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Cabo Rojo Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is a beautiful island, the people are great and the Tarpon are always there. You can lounge or play on the beautiful white sand beach. Swimming pool and kid’s pool on property. Put on your sneakers, bring a bottle of water and get ready to how the sea and time has sculpted beautiful [...]
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Jobos Isabela Beach Rentals

It is a perfect place for a family vacation or a romantic getaway. This spacious condo is just steps away from the beach on the 5th floor just below the penthouse. This property has 2 vacation rental units, 1 is a studio, the other is a 1 bedroom. We’ve tried to make it feel like [...]
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Best Beaches of Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has 272 miles of coastline, and plenty of beaches to go around it. To contrast, there are places with water as calm as a pond and fantastic breakers with world class surf. Beaches here may be lined with high-rise condos and hotels, or in pristine national wildlife refuges. But it doesn’t matter what [...]
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La Playuela, Cabo Rojo – Puerto Rico

How could we forget Cabo Rojo and the dramatic Cabo Rojo Lighthouse of 1882. La Playuela beach here is a mainstay for all the locals. This beauty fronts a state forest. The lighthouse is worth seeing but be careful on the last bit of road here. It can quickly turn to mud after a little [...]
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Guajataca Beach, Isabela – Puerto Rico

Close to Quebradillas, home to the Guajataca Forest in Puerto Rico, there’s Guajataca Beach. This is a surfers beach. If you’re not into surfing, you can still enjoy the beach. Guajataca Beach is perfect for tanning or strolling. And a tip – this beach is excellent for shelling! You’ll be amazed at the variety of [...]
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Montones Beach, Isabela – Puerto Rico

There are numerous great condos in the area, some right down on Montones Beach, Puerto Rico. If you are the owner of a vacation condo, and would like us to link to you, please write us here at Three Best Beaches. Montones Beach in Isabela is perfect for families, but often we saw just one [...]
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Jobos Beach, Isabela – Puerto Rico

You can’t leave Isabela, Puerto Rico without dropping by Jobos Beach. This whole area, just west of the former Ramey Air Force Base, now Raphael Hernandez Airport, is breathtaking. You can hop on Jet Blue, as of this writing, from JFK and be here in a few hours. Most tourism to Puerto Rico happens around [...]
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Shacks Beach, Isabela – Puerto Rico

Probably the most popular spot for kiteboarders and windsurfers is Shacks Beach, Puerto Rico. Now I know what you’re thinking – there are things such as “beach shacks”, but this beauty is called Shacks. It’s located in the little town of Isabela on the northwest point of Puerto Rico. Come here to enjoy water sports. [...]
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Aguadilla Beaches – Puerto Rico

There are a handful of nice surfing beaches in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, as the coastline continues here on the northwest point of the island. They are all worth noting; some more popular and picturesque than others. The most well-known beach is Crash Boat Beach. This is probably the most photographed beach in Aguadilla as well. [...]
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Rincon – Northwest Coast – Puerto Rico

There are no beaches along Mayaguez worth traveling to. But up the coast, on Puerto Rico’s most western point, is Punta Higuero and the best surfing in Puerto Rico at Rincón. This is no new find – well, for us… but longboarders put Rincon on the map back in the 60’s. And surfer dudes still [...]
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Guanica – Southwest Coast – Puerto Rico

When we came to this area, beaches are difficult to find. Instead, we turned our interest to what Guánica is famous for: the United Nations Biosphere Reserve named the Guánica Dry Forest. This preserve we found, is the “top” birding spot on the island. There are now 134 species recorded here. This is Puerto Rico’s [...]
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Isla Vieques – Puerto Rico

There is a lot of controversy surrounding Isla Vieques, as the US Military used the island for target practice for over 50 years. Finally, tiring of it in 1976, the larger Vieques became the target to bomb. Finally, in 2003, the Navy left here and the 18,000 acre Naval Base became the Vieques National Wildlife [...]
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Flamenco Beach Culebra – Puerto Rico

If you want to get exotic, check out Isla Culebra. This is a small island which is really closer to St. Thomas than to Puerto Rico, but Puerto Rico calls it its own. Now there’s a ferry which is really inexpensive – $2.25 one-way, and sails three times a day from Fajardo. So why check [...]
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Isla Palominos – Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Fajardo is very beautiful. We love these types of port towns that seem to have been here forever. A major boating center, Fajardo has many charters available to visit the nearby islands. But let me tell you the diving and snorkeling off the coast here is spectacular. Because of the offshore reef, the shoreline in [...]
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Pinones Beach – San Juan, Puerto Rico

Breaking away from the San Juan city limits the most scenic drive is up coastal Highway 187. Along Highway 187 is Pinones, where beach goers beat a path to because of the wonderful strip of sand. There are still traces of hurricane Hugo which hit in 1989. But the best thing we liked about Pinones [...]
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Condado Beach – San Juan, Puerto Rico

You couldn’t ask for a more convenient address. Condado is just a 10-minute drive from the airport (Luis Munoz Marin International), or even Old San Juan (where San Felipe del Morro is). It’s a favorite of tourists from all over, and the location isn’t the only reason. Condado sits just beyond Gran Ventana al Mar [...]
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