Los Tocores Beach

If you head towards the coast from Laguna Mata Redonda you'll run into Los Tocores, a beach so beautiful that every resort along the shore wants a piece of it. The waters here are calm enough that you can swim, but not so calm that you shouldn't be wary of strong currents if you are visiting with young children.

Positioned on the island of Puerto Rico, 2.2 miles west of Dorado, Los Tocores Beach is on the North East coast of the island, You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Seeking a beach that best suits your style of relaxation? Some prefer to choose one that is a little off the beaten path, but still has all the major conveniences; Los Tocores Beach, a somehwat secluded part of the coast, has these qualities.

Amenities and Ambiance

Los Tocores dips into the coast in a shape almost like a crescent, and features tan colored sand and deep aquamarine waters. As you move inland, the landscape is thick with trees and a row of hotels.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North East coast of Puerto Rico. It is near some interesting sites like Pineapple Course at Dorado Beach, which is not far from away. Some will choose to walk here, while others will want to take a taxi, and it is one of a few local attractions.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Los Tocores Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Pineapple Course at Dorado Beach Golf Course 0.7 mi. S Puerto Rico
Dorado Beach East Course Golf Course 0.7 mi. E Puerto Rico
Dorado Beach West Course Golf Course 0.9 mi. SSE Puerto Rico
Sugarcane Course at Dorado Beach Golf Course 1.2 mi. SSE Puerto Rico
Dorado Del Mar Golf Club Golf Course 2.3 mi. E Puerto Rico
Dorado Del Mar Casino Casino 2.3 mi. E Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

The nearest area in Puerto Rico to Los Tocores Beach is Dorado. This interesting part of Puerto Rico is just two miles from the beach, which means it is a good option even if you are somewhat strapped for time. Dorado is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. At this beach, you can expect to see a fair amount of visitors from lodgings in the area.

Though this area doesn't sport many hotels close-by, the nearest ones have been listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Los Tocores Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach 0.3 mi. E Resort
Hyatt Hacienda Del Mar 0.8 mi. W Resort
Embassy Suites Dorado del Mar Beach & Golf Resort 2.3 mi. E Resort
Golden Sands Villas 2.3 mi. E Resort


A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you eat at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to try foods you've never heard of before, without having to stray too far. One of the closest places to eat is Mi Casa by Jose Andres. The restaurant has contemporary food. They also specialize in seafood and tapas. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's only a short distance away.

Nearby dining options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Los Tocores Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Mi Casa by Jose Andres (787) 278-7217 Contemporary Informal 0.3 mi. E
Zafra Restaurant (787) 626-1054 International Fine Dining 0.3 mi. E
Metropol Dorado (787) 278-5500 Creole, Cuban Informal 1.9 mi. ESE
A La Bara @ Dorado (787) 796-1313 -- -- -- --
A la Vara (787) 796-1313 Creole Very Casual -- --
Applebee's Dorado (787) 625-1591 American Informal -- --
Arborio Restaurant (787) 796-3999 Fusion, Italian Informal -- --
Beach Bohio Bar & Grill (787) 486-7915 American, Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Bless Candy Land (787) 527-1680 -- -- -- --
Cafetan La Vendedora (787) 796-1269 -- -- -- --
Cafeteraa La Utuadean (787) 796-4006 -- -- -- --
Campo Dorado (787) 796-0967 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

There are other beaches in Puerto Rico you might like besides Los Tocores Beach.

Travelers may also want to consider Cerro Gordo Beach, located two miles away.

Puerto Rico has so much to offer, and paying a visit to Los Tocores Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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