Many people are quick to recommend a trip to the beaches of Palmas del Mar to those are staying in Humacao during their Puerto Rico getaway, but there are plenty of other options to consider that are equally as pleasurable. The beaches of this area feature calm surf great for swimming and snorkeling plus picturesque vistas that make bringing a camera necessary.
You'll find several beaches to consider visiting in and around the area. Just click on the name of the beach for more information concerning that particular stretch of sand.
Playa Punta Santiago: This beach is unique in that it features both white and black sands; the white comes from washed up coral, and the black is volcanic matter. Meanwhile, the waters that wash ashore are aquamarine, making the color wheel of Playa Punta Santiago something to behold.
Another place to consider is Puerto Yabucoa. With the area known for the rich and fertile soil, you can bet that Puerto Yabucoa is a beach shrouded by a wall of trees (much like the rest of the region). This helps give the beach a much more natural feel than it really is; located just steps from from homes, baseball fields, and other marks of civilization.
Naguabo Beach: The soft sands of Naguabo Beach are tan in color, while the water takes on an emerald hue. Trees back the beach, seemingly protecting the shore from the hustle and bustle of the world beyond.
The chart below enables you to get more details regarding the beaches available in and around the area.
|Humacao Beach||3.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central Humacao||East|
|Maunabo Beach||Emajagua, 10.5 mi. South of Central Humacao||South East|
|Morillo Beach||4.8 mi. East of Central Humacao||East|
|Naguabo Beach||7.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Humacao||East|
|4.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Humacao||East|
|Playa Punta Santiago||5.0 mi. East of Central Humacao||East|
|Puerto Yabucoa||5.9 mi. South of Central Humacao||East|
|Roosevelt Roads Beach||13.2 mi. East of Central Humacao||East|
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