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.

Located on the island of Cayo Norte, 2.6 miles east-northeast of Isla de Culebra, Playa Cayo Norte is on the East coast of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Even if you love being in the middle of all the action, there are some perks to visiting a beach that isn't overly lined with restaurants and beach bars; beaches less-traveled like Playa Cayo Norte might not be typical "beach scenes", but are nice and private.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is located on an island with no modern development. To reach the island, Cayo Norte, you will need to take a boat.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available.

If you find that you desire coasts which offer a peaceful environment, then you will want to try Playa Cayo Norte; it is found within a much quieter sector of Cayo Norte.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the East coast of Cayo Norte; it's located near attractions like Culebrita Lighthouse, which is two and a half miles away.

If you're interested in mixing a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Culebra Museum of History, one of the closest museums, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of things to do. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Playa Cayo Norte
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Culebrita Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.3 mi. SE Culebrita
Culebra Museum of History Museum 2.4 mi. SW Isla de Culebra
Culebra Museum Museum 2.4 mi. SW Isla de Culebra
Flemenco Tank Historical Site 4.4 mi. W Isla de Culebra

Cities and Towns

The town of Culebra Pueblo is close-by and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent amount of places to stay which can be reached in the car. Some of the closest possibilities are seen in the following table.

Accommodations near Playa Cayo Norte
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Vigias Guest House 2.7 mi. SW Hotel
Villa Bohemeac 3.5 mi. SW Hotel
Palmetto Guest House 3.5 mi. WSW Guest house
Casa Ensenada Waterfront Guesthouse 3.6 mi. SW Hotel
Posada La Hamaca 3.6 mi. SW B & B
Mamacitas Guesthouse 3.6 mi. SW Hotel
Club Seabourne Boutique Hotel 3.7 mi. SW Hotel
World of Kokomo Hotel 3.7 mi. SW Hotel
Culebra Beach Villas 3.9 mi. W Hotel


When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you won't have to look too far from the sea. One of the nearest places to eat is Cafe Isola.

The following table provides a list of nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Playa Cayo Norte
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
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 -- -- -- --
Café Delizioso -- Italian -- 3.4 mi. WSW
El Batey Bar de Papa (787) 742-3828 -- -- 3.5 mi. SW
Zaco's Tacos (787) 742-0243 Mexican Very Casual 3.5 mi. SW
Mamacitas Restaurant (787) 742-0090 Caribbean, Fusion Very Casual 3.6 mi. SW
Pan Deli (787) 402-3510 -- -- 3.6 mi. SW
El Eden (787) 742-0509 Caribbean, International -- 3.6 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Vacationers searching for the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices on Cayo Norte besides Playa Cayo Norte.

Another option worth considering is Playa Manzanilla, located three miles to the south.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in Puerto Rico, and Playa Cayo Norte is just one of the many options.


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