Map of Beaches in Culebra

1 | Carlos Rosario Beach

One of the lesser known beaches on Culebra is the Carlos Rosario Beach. This is a great spot for those looking or a few hours of peace and quiet while perhaps getting in a little bit of snorkeling.

Found within Culebra Nature Reserve, this beach is located approximately three and a half miles (approximately five and a half kilometers) northwest of the center of Culebra Pueblo.

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1 | Playa Carlos Rosario

Tourists visiting the island of Culebra should be on the lookout for Playa Carlos Rosario, the quieter sister beach to popular Flamenco Beach. Playa Carlos Rosario offers all of the same perks such as beautiful vistas and prime snorkeling waters, but without the crowd.

From the center of Culebra Pueblo, go approximately two and a half miles (approximately four kilometers) northwest to locate this beach.

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1 | Playa Cayo Norte

With absolute privacy and views of Culebra's north coast, Playa Cayo is a spot of choice for anyone looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of busier beaches. The beach also serves as a great starting point for exploring the island of Cayo Norte, full of abandoned buildings and undisturbed nature.

Culebra is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the west-southwest of this beach, which is located on the island of Cayo Norte.

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1 | Flamenco Beach

Several miles off the coast of Puerto Rico on the island of Culebra lies the immaculate and renowned Flamenco Beach. It is so renowned in fact that in 2014 it jumped up to the third best beach in the world from its place at fifth the previous year as ranked by TripAdvisor.

This beach is approximately a mile and a half (approximately three kilometers) to the northwest of the center of Culebra Pueblo.

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1 | Playa Resaca

Located within one of the natural areas of Culebra, Playa Resaca has the appearance of an untouched pristine beach. Encased by two cliffs, the waves at the beach can get a little rough, with waters being funneled into the cove.

This beach is approximately a mile and a half (approximately two and a half kilometers) north of the center of Culebra Pueblo.

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1 | Playa Brava

Located on the north side of Culebra is Playa Brava. This beach takes some work to get to, and is more suitable for surfing rather than swimming, so few are willing to make the trek.

This beach is located approximately a mile and a half (approximately three kilometers) northeast of the center of Culebra Pueblo.

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1 | Tortolas Beach

This beach is located approximately two and a half miles (approximately four and a half kilometers) to the east-northeast of the center of Culebra Pueblo.

1 | Laguna de Molino

Set along the northwest coast of the tiny island of Culebrita is a beach known as Laguna de Molino. As is true of the island it is set upon, the beach remains practically untouched by human hands, and a great locale for visitors who want the true deserted island experience.

This beach is located 3.5 miles (5.7 km) east of the center of Isla de Culebra, on the island of Culebrita.

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1 | Playa Tamarindo

Playa Tamarindo is located on the west coast of Culebra. It is part of the Cayo Luis Peña Natural Reserve and serves as a favorite spot for snorkeling and diving, as well as swimming.

You can find this beach a little more than a mile (approximately two kilometers) to the northwest of the center of Culebra Pueblo.

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1 | Zoni Beach

A long sandy beach on the far side of Culebra, Zoni Beach is one of Puerto Rico's less visit beach. Despite that, this beautfiful remote beach has wonderful views of the Caribbean Sea and the various island between Culebra and St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands.

The center of Culebra Pueblo is located approximately three miles (approximately five kilometers) west of this beach.

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1 | Playa Tortuga

Nothing short of an absolutely beautiful beach; the crystal waters, wide views, and tropical landscape wil have you wishing you never had to leave. The entire island of Culebrita has views of Caribbean waters and other islands, and every angle offers wonderful views.

When coming from Culebra, a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) to the northeast to to get to this beach, which is located on the island of Culebrita.

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1 | Playa Luis Pena

A well known kayaking spot, Playa Luis Pena's clear calm ocean is the perfect shove off point for anyone looking to explore the tropical waters of Puerto Rico. Don't worry if you're not into kayaking though, this beautiful beach works just fine for sun-tanning and swimming.

Interested visitors will find this beach on the western edge of Isla de Culebra, approximately two miles (approximately three and a half kilometers) west of the center of Culebra Pueblo.

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1 | Playa Melones

Melones Beach is located on Isla de Culebra's west shore. Reefs surround the beach just off shore, making it not only a great place for snorkeling, but a wonderful place to bring children since the waters are so calm.

This beach can be found just 0.7 miles (1.1 km) west-southwest of the center of Culebra Pueblo.

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2 | Playa de Sardinas

Playa de Sardinas is set on the southwest coast of Isla de Culebra, nearby several hotel properties. While this means it is one of the busier beaches on Culebra, it is still quite secluded compared to the main island of Puerto Rico's more popular beaches.

Playa Melones is located a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) to the northwest of this beach.

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1 | Playa Larga

Located in the more laid back region of Puerto Rico, Playa Larga is the perfect place for those looking just to escape reality for a bit. There may be pretty beaches and those with more amenities, but the long (very long) beach guarantees you a private spot.

This beach is located in the eastern part of Isla de Culebra, approximately four miles (approximately six kilometers) to the east of the center of Culebra Pueblo.

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1 | Playa South Beach

Off the coast of the small island of Culebra is an even smaller uninhabited island called Cayo Luis Peña; here is where Playa South Beach lies. Visitors are allowed on the beach during the day for sunning, swimming, sailing, and snorkeling, but must return to Culebra at night.

You will find this beach on the western outskirts of Isla de Culebra, approximately two miles (approximately three and a half kilometers) to the west-southwest of the center of Culebra Pueblo.

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1 | Playa Tampico

You will be able to find this beach on the southern outskirts of Culebra Pueblo, less than a mile south of the center of Culebra Pueblo.

2 | Playa de Cascajo

Playa de Cascajo is located on the southwest coast of Isla de Culebra. Although sunbathing and swimming are both popular pastimes here, what the beach is particularly known for is its awesome bird watching opportunities.

This beach is located a short distance away southeast of Playa Tampico.

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1 | Bahia Mosquito

There are three bioluminescent bays in Puerto Rico. One of them is on the island of Vieques and it is called Bahía Mosquito.

From the center of Culebra Pueblo, go approximately two and a half miles (approximately four kilometers) east-southeast to get to this beach.

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2 | Playa Manzanilla

A peaceful beach a bit out of the way, Playa Manzanilla is a popular choice for people looking just to get away for a while. Visitors will be met with a long beach with views of the ocean and some boats gently rocking off shore.

When you're coming from Bahia Mosquito, go a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer) to the southeast to get to this beach.

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1 | Playa Punta de Soldado

Located on the southwest corner of Isla de Culebra, this beach is one of the island's favorites. It is easily accessible, great for beach combing, and even better for snorkeling.

Vacationers can find this beach approximately two miles (approximately three and a half kilometers) south-southeast of the center of Culebra Pueblo.

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The interactive map above depicts the location of 21 beaches on Culebra.

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Points of Interest Near Culebra
Click to Show Name (Click to Read Article) Area/Vicinity (Click to Show on Map)
Bahia Mosquito 2.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central Culebra Pueblo
Carlos Rosario Beach 3.4 mi. Northwest of Central Culebra Pueblo
Flamenco Beach 1.8 mi. Northwest of Central Culebra Pueblo
Laguna de Molino 3.5 mi. East of Central Isla de Culebra
Playa Brava 1.8 mi. Northeast of Central Culebra Pueblo
Playa Carlos Rosario 2.5 mi. Northwest of Central Culebra Pueblo
Playa Cayo Norte 2.6 mi. East-Northeast of Central Isla de Culebra
Playa Larga 3.8 mi. East of Central Culebra Pueblo
Playa Luis Pena 2.1 mi. West of Central Culebra Pueblo
Playa Manzanilla 3.0 mi. East-Southeast of Central Culebra Pueblo
Playa Melones 0.7 mi. West-Southwest of Central Culebra Pueblo
Playa Punta de Soldado 2.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central Culebra Pueblo
Playa Resaca 1.5 mi. North of Central Culebra Pueblo
Playa South Beach 2.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Culebra Pueblo
Playa Tamarindo 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Culebra Pueblo
Playa Tampico 0.8 mi. South of Central Culebra Pueblo
Playa Tortuga 0.1 mi. Northeast of Central Culebrita
Playa de Cascajo 1.1 mi. South of Central Culebra Pueblo
Playa de Sardinas 0.7 mi. South West of Central Culebra Pueblo
Tortolas Beach 2.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Culebra Pueblo
Zoni Beach 3.2 mi. East of Central Culebra Pueblo

 

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