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.

Situated in the heart of 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 consider stopping by even if you are not staying very close. At Los Tocores Beach, you'll find that it has a private, undisturbed feel, but isn't too far from the town's major hotspots.

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, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Beachgoers will find Los Tocores Beach on the North East coast of Puerto Rico. It is near some interesting sites like Pineapple Course at Dorado Beach, which is situated three quarters of a mile to the south, and it is one of the attractions in the area.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

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 closest part in Puerto Rico to Los Tocores Beach is Dorado. This friendly part of Puerto Rico is only two miles from the beach, which means it doesn't have to be a terribly lengthy excursion. This section of Puerto Rico is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas.

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. You can generally expect to encounter a fair number of other guests who are staying close by.

While there aren't many hotels close-by, the ones found nearest to the water are 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

Food

One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to try a nearby restaurant, where you can sample regional favorites, without having to stray too far. One of the closest places to eat is Mi Casa by Jose Andres. The restaurant serves contemporary cuisine. They have become well-known, however, because of their seafood and tapas. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's only a short distance away.

Some nearby restaurant options are provided 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
Patio Galeria & Tapas Restaurant (787) 626-6508 Creole, Fusion 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 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Los Tocores Beach isn't the only beach worth visitng in Puerto Rico.

Vacationers may also want to visit Cerro Gordo Beach, located within a couple of miles.

Perhaps Los Tocores Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.

 

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