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.

Located on the eastern coast of the island of Isla de Culebra, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. This beach is not just another beach attraction, it also has a private beach feel——a unique quailty in a touristy place like Puerto Rico. While Zoni Beach might be a little more difficult to reach, it allows you to relax without being bothered by the noise of the crowds.

How to Access The Beach
Most roads on Culebra are dirt, so if driving you should have a car that can take a beating anyway. As long as you do, Zoni Beach is just a simple drive over to the North East of the island.

Amenities and Ambiance

While the beach is located on the eco-paradise of Cublebra, Zoni Beach has the appearance of a maintained beach and the view of a natural one. Once you pass through the tree line that walls in the beach, you will find the sand free of plants and perfect for laying in.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available.

Zoni Beach provides a calm and serene haven, thanks to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the East coast of Isla de Culebra. It is near Culebrita Lighthouse, which is located a mile and a half away, and it is one of a number of local attractions.

If you want to combine a little culture with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Culebra Museum of History. This museum is relatively near Zoni Beach, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Zoni Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Culebrita Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.9 mi. E Culebrita
Culebra Museum of History Museum 1.9 mi. WSW Isla de Culebra
Culebra Museum Museum 2.0 mi. WSW Isla de Culebra
Flemenco Tank Historical Site 4.6 mi. W Isla de Culebra

Cities and Towns

Culebra Pueblo is nearby and is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may encounter guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

There is a nice range of hotel and resort options to pick from in the area surrounding the beach. The most accessible of which can be viewed in the table below.

Accommodations near Zoni Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Vigias Guest House 2.5 mi. W Hotel
Club Seabourne Boutique Hotel 3.0 mi. SW Hotel
Villa Bohemeac 3.1 mi. WSW Hotel
Posada La Hamaca 3.2 mi. WSW B & B
Mamacitas Guesthouse 3.2 mi. WSW Hotel
Casa Ensenada Waterfront Guesthouse 3.2 mi. WSW Hotel
Palmetto Guest House 3.3 mi. W Guest house
World of Kokomo Hotel 3.3 mi. WSW Hotel
Culebra Beach Villas 4.0 mi. W Hotel


Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you try a local restaurant, where you can dive into Puerto Rico's specialty dishes, without having to go far. One of the nearest places to eat is Restaurant Guava. The restaurant serves eclectic cuisine. They also specialize in chicken and seafood. The restaurant is not far away, so a brief car or taxi trip is a good option.

The following table lists dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Zoni Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Restaurant Guava (787) 742-3169 Eclectic Informal 3.0 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 3.2 mi. WSW
El Eden (787) 742-0509 Caribbean, International -- 3.2 mi. WSW
Mamacitas Restaurant (787) 742-0090 Caribbean, Fusion Very Casual 3.2 mi. WSW
Pan Deli (787) 402-3510 -- -- 3.2 mi. WSW
El Batey Bar de Papa (787) 742-3828 -- -- 3.2 mi. W

Other Beaches

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Zoni Beach on Isla de Culebra.

Travelers may also want to consider Playa Manzanilla, which is located a mile and a half away.

There's plenty to see and do in Puerto Rico, and Zoni Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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