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 might want 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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Los Tocores Beach is on the North East coast of Puerto Rico; the area hosts attractions such as Pineapple Course at Dorado Beach, which is not very far away, so some will want to take a cab, while others will find it a nice walk.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the beach is located near the attractions 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 closest section in Puerto Rico to Los Tocores Beach is Dorado. This interesting part of Puerto Rico is just two miles away, meaning it shouldn't take too long to make a visit. Dorado is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. Typically, you can expect to see a fair amount of other guests who are staying close by.

Although you won't find very many accommodations nearby, those accommodations closest to Los Tocores Beach are shown 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


When you start craving an afternoon snack, the area near this beach provides some viable options, and you don't have to go far away. One of the nearest restaurants is Mi Casa by Jose Andres. The restaurant has a menu featuring contemporary cuisine. They are also known for serving seafood and tapas. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's not far off the beach at all.

The following table provides a list of dining options located near this beach.

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

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them will have lots of choices besides Los Tocores Beach.

You might also want to visit Cerro Gordo Beach, which is located two miles to the west.

While Puerto Rico has many alluring attractions, taking a swim at Los Tocores Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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