Best Beaches in Puerto Rico

The Caribbean island of Puerto Rico is just a quick four-hour flight from New York City but can feel a whole world away.

Luquillo Beach is located about a 30-minute drive from the airport, meaning you’re not far from a sandy escape upon landing.

Luquillo Beach

Sun Bay Beach, located on the island of Vieques off Puerto Rico’s eastern coast, takes a bit of work to reach

Sun Bay Beach 

Spend the day at Jobos Beach, where you'll find residents enjoying the bright blue waters while they surf or paddleboard in the waves.

Jobos Beach

Take an excursion to the island of Culebrita, where you’ll find Tortuga Beach, a breathtaking spot with sugar-soft sand and azure waves.

Tortuga Beach

Those looking for a party will find just that at Sandy Beach in Rincon.

Sandy Beach

Icacos isn’t just one singular beach, but rather a tiny island (properly known as Cayo Icacos) that's worth the extra effort to reach


If you're staying in San Juan during your Puerto Rico vacation, make sure to take some time to visit the nearby Ocean Park Beach.

Ocean Park Beach

Escambrón Beach

Escambrón Beach is the ideal spot to spend a day if you’re not a fan of huge ocean waves or have little ones in your group

Flamenco Beach 

Flamenco Beach, located on the island of Culebra, is an Instagram icon.

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