Punta Guilarte Beach

While this beach once happily served tourist and some locals, the onsite community has largely been abandoned leaving the beach mostly empty. Visitors who travel down to Punta Guilarte Beach will only find a few islanders who remember it and the occasional outsider who has heard of it. That factor, mixed in with the fact that the beach is rather long, means you will have plenty of privacy here.

Set on the island of Puerto Rico, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Punta Guilarte Beach stands out from other beaches because it's perfect for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Other nearby beaches you'll come across in Puerto Rico may be just as breezy and refreshing, but are usually busier since they're found in the most popular parts of town.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is just west of the Patillas Airport, and drivers can simply take Expresso Jose Barbosa to the road adjacent to the airport. Taking that road south will lead you right to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Many visitors find themselves ordering a drink or snack from the concessions here, even if they move off-site for lunch.

Vacationers can take advantages of picnic tables at this beach, so your food won't get sandy.

You will be able to use a public restroom at Punta Guilarte Beach. Fortunately, showers are provided, so you don't have to spend the rest of the afternoon covered in sand.

Off the beaten path, Punta Guilarte Beach plus its offering of conveniences are sure to be a popular choice for anyone hoping to escape the busy beaches, since it happens to be found in a quiet area. And as such, you will generally find all facilities open to use, not having been scooped up by others.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Punta Guilarte Beach on the South East coast of Puerto Rico. El Gran Casino is one place of interest nearby.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Punta Guilarte Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
El Gran Casino Casino 1.9 mi. N Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Punta Guilarte Beach guests seeking other interesting places to see might want to consider heading to Patillas, which is close-by and is a particularly bustling part of Puerto Rico. From the beach, Patillas is not far away, roughly a mile and a half (three kilometers).


How many other people you encounter at Punta Guilarte Beach will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists.

Don't anticipate finding any of Puerto Rico's frequently visited hotels near this beach, though if you're looking to dodge hoards of travelers, the lack of accommodations will surely be a pleasant sight.


One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant, where you can try foods you've never heard of before, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the nearest restaurants is Cafeteraa Villa Cafe.

Nearby dining options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Punta Guilarte Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Cafeteraa Villa Cafe (787) 847-7413 -- -- -- --
Daaz Rivera Nilsa (787) 271-0466 -- -- -- --
Jam's Pizza (787) 271-2082 Italian Very Casual -- --
La Cocina Del Buen Sabor (787) 271-0414 -- -- -- --
Lein Ceng China (787) 839-8686 Chinese -- -- --
Li Li Jing (787) 839-7654 -- -- -- --
Lordemar Restaurant & Apartment (787) 839-7692 -- -- -- --
Mar Sol Y Luna (787) 839-6866 -- -- -- --
Rene BBQ Patillas (787) 271-4650 American, Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Vieques Cafe (787) 839-9585 -- -- -- --
Arroyo Palace Rest Chino (787) 839-2008 Chinese -- -- --
Calzonez Pizza Pizza (787) 271-3139 Italian -- -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, Punta Guilarte Beach is just one of many beaches you might like in Puerto Rico.

You may also enjoy Pesquera Beach, which is located within a couple of miles.

Puerto Rico has a lot to offer its visitors, but Punta Guilarte Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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