Beaches in Humacao

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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.

The Area's Beaches

You'll find an abundance of beaches to consider in and around the area. You can click on the name of the beach for a detailed article concerning that part of the coast.

Humacao Beach

Playa Punta Santiago: Playa Punta Santiago is located in Humacao on the main island of Puerto Rico. It is a government run beach that in its hay day was a beauty.

A second option for beach-goers 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: In a slightly busy section of the town of Naguabo is a beach of the same name. Here is where locals and visitors can come to unwind where the sand is soft and the water of calm.

The following chart provides you with a few details concerning the beaches found in and around the area.

Beaches In and Around Humacao
Name Location Coast
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
Palmas del Mar 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

Keep in mind, Humacao includes other attractions. To reach our detailed page about other attractions, click here.


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