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 regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by. This isn't just another pretty beach, it is one of the more unique and quiet beaches in Puerto Rico. While Zoni Beach might be a little more difficult to reach, it offers unparalleled relaxation opportunities.

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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

If you usually favor beaches which provide an angelic haven, then a good choice for you is Zoni Beach; it's hidden away within a more natural part of the region.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on the East coast of Isla de Culebra; this area boasts other attractions such as Culebrita Lighthouse, which is a mile and a half away.

Historical attractions such as Flemenco Tank offer a nice compliment to a soothing day at Zoni Beach, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about Puerto Rico's past, without having to venture too far from the coast. In fact, this coast is four and a half miles to the west of this site of historical interest.

If a visit to the Zoni Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

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

The town of Culebra Pueblo is close-by and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Zoni Beach is not near very many major hotels, but you may encounter guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Vacationers will find a pretty nice assortment of hotel options to pick from in the vicinity of Zoni Beach. The most convenient of which can be viewed in the table that follows.

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

Food

Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you eat at an area restaurant, where you can sample regional favorites, within a reachable distance. One of the closest places to eat is Restaurant Guava. The restaurant has eclectic cuisine. They're also renowned for their chicken and seafood. The restaurant is not very far off, so a brief car or taxi trip will get you there hassle-free.

The table below lists dining options 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, you'll find other beaches besides Zoni Beach on Isla de Culebra.

Vacationers may also want to visit Playa Manzanilla, located a mile and a half to the south.

Puerto Rico has so much to offer, and Zoni Beach is just one of the many options.

 

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