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.

Located on the island of Isla de Culebra, You might want even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Playa Larga is a distinguishable relaxation spot because it's perfect for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Most other beaches in Puerto Rico may be just as breezy and refreshing, but are usually busier since they're near some of the most popular hotels.

How to Access The Beach
If you are willing to drive down dirt roads, then it is easy to get to Playa Larga. All you have to do is head to the easternmost part of Culebra and you will be at the beach, as it takes up most of the east coast.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline.

Playa Larga provides an idyllic and peaceful place to escape, since the surrounding region is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the South East coast of Isla de Culebra; it will be near other attractions like Culebrita Lighthouse, which is one and a quarter miles to the east-northeast.

If you want more information on the history of Puerto Rico, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. The nearest historical attraction is Flemenco Tank, which is just a brief cab ride away.

If you can't wait to see as many of Puerto Rico's attractions as possible, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Playa Larga
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Culebrita Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.3 mi. ENE Culebrita
Culebra Museum of History Museum 2.4 mi. W Isla de Culebra
Culebra Museum Museum 2.5 mi. W Isla de Culebra
Flemenco Tank Historical Site 5.5 mi. WNW Isla de Culebra

Cities and Towns

Culebra Pueblo is the closest town and is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how full the nearby hotels are. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may encounter guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Beach-goers will find a good selection of accommodations to pick from in the area that encircles the beach. The closest of which have been listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Playa Larga
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Club Seabourne Boutique Hotel 3.1 mi. WSW Hotel
Vigias Guest House 3.1 mi. W Hotel
Villa Bohemeac 3.5 mi. W Hotel
Posada La Hamaca 3.6 mi. W B & B
Mamacitas Guesthouse 3.6 mi. W Hotel
Casa Ensenada Waterfront Guesthouse 3.7 mi. W Hotel
World of Kokomo Hotel 3.7 mi. W Hotel
Palmetto Guest House 3.9 mi. W Guest house
Culebra Beach Villas 4.9 mi. WNW Hotel


If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the closest places to eat is Restaurant Guava. The restaurant offers a menu of eclectic cuisine. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their chicken and seafood. The restaurant is reasonably close, so hailing a cab is a good option.

A list of nearby restaurants is provided in the following table.

Restaurants near Playa Larga
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Restaurant Guava (787) 742-3169 Eclectic Informal 3.1 mi. WSW
El Eden (787) 742-0509 Caribbean, International -- 3.6 mi. W
Zaco's Tacos (787) 742-0243 Mexican Very Casual 3.6 mi. W
Mamacitas Restaurant (787) 742-0090 Caribbean, Fusion Very Casual 3.6 mi. W
Pan Deli (787) 402-3510 -- -- 3.7 mi. W
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 -- -- -- --
The Spot (787) 726-7993 Bistro -- 3.7 mi. W

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have other options if Playa Larga doesn't suit their tastes.

You might also want to visit Playa Manzanilla, located one and a quarter miles away.

Maybe Playa Larga is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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