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.

Positioned on the western side of the island of Culebrita, 3.5 miles east of Isla de Culebra, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Even if you love being in the middle of all the action, there are some perks to visiting a beach that's a long way from the nearest major city; secluded parts of the coast like Laguna de Molino allow you much more room to spread out and feel comfortable.

How to Access The Beach
The beach a Laguna de Molino is accessible by boat from Culebra.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach is located through some trees, directly in front of Laguna de Molino, or Molino Lake. As beautiful as you might imagine, the beach enjoys soft, powder white sand, and very light blue waters.

Please note that public restrooms are not available.

Laguna de Molino grants a calm and tranquil environment, thanks to the fact that the region surrounding the beach isn't too crowded at all.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Laguna de Molino is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the East coast of Culebrita. It's located near Culebrita Lighthouse, which is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction, and it is one of a few popular spots in the area.

If you want to combine culture with your visit to the beach, you should consider a trip to Culebra Museum of History, one of the closest museums, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in Puerto Rico. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Laguna de Molino
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Culebrita Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.9 mi. SE Culebrita
Culebra Museum of History Museum 3.0 mi. W Isla de Culebra
Culebra Museum Museum 3.0 mi. W Isla de Culebra
Flemenco Tank Historical Site 5.6 mi. W Isla de Culebra

Cities and Towns

Laguna de Molino is near Culebra Pueblo, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Nearby, you'll find the city of Culebra Pueblo, which is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas.

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how full the nearby hotels are. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it can attract guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a decent number of lodgings a car ride away. Some of the closest options can be viewed in the list below.

Accommodations near Laguna de Molino
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Vigias Guest House 3.6 mi. W Hotel
Club Seabourne Boutique Hotel 4.0 mi. SW Hotel
Villa Bohemeac 4.2 mi. WSW Hotel
Posada La Hamaca 4.3 mi. WSW B & B
Mamacitas Guesthouse 4.3 mi. WSW Hotel
Casa Ensenada Waterfront Guesthouse 4.3 mi. W Hotel
Palmetto Guest House 4.4 mi. W Guest house
World of Kokomo Hotel 4.4 mi. WSW Hotel
Culebra Beach Villas 5.1 mi. W Hotel

Food

When lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, this beach has you covered, so there's no need to go too far from the sea. One of the nearest restaurants is Restaurant Guava. The restaurant features eclectic cuisine. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their chicken and seafood. You can find it four miles away.

The following table lists nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Laguna de Molino
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Restaurant Guava (787) 742-3169 Eclectic Informal 4.0 mi. SW
Cafe Isola (787) 742-0203 -- -- -- --
El Oasis Pizzeria (787) 742-3175 Italian -- -- --
Morgans Ice Cream Shop (787) 742-1060 -- -- -- --
Pico De Gallo (787) 240-2896 -- -- -- --
Susie's Sea Food (787) 742-0574 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Tamarindo's Restaurant (787) 742-0345 -- -- -- --
Zaco's Tacos (787) 742-0243 Mexican Very Casual 4.2 mi. W
El Eden (787) 742-0509 Caribbean, International -- 4.3 mi. WSW
Mamacitas Restaurant (787) 742-0090 Caribbean, Fusion Very Casual 4.3 mi. WSW
Pan Deli (787) 402-3510 -- -- 4.3 mi. W
El Batey Bar de Papa (787) 742-3828 -- -- 4.3 mi. W

Other Beaches

Laguna de Molino isn't the only beach worth checking out on Culebrita.

Vacationers may also want to visit Playa Manzanilla, located two and a half miles away.

Puerto Rico offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and paying a visit to Laguna de Molino is just one way you can spend your afternoon.

 

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