Bainairo Beach

Set on Puerto Rico's south coast, Bainairo Beach is easily accessed from the coastal highway, which runs so close to the shore that it's almost criminal. This is a busy, crowded area of town, so if you're looking for a beach for people watching and meeting locals, this is the place for you.

Located near the center of the island of Puerto Rico, Bainairo Beach is on the South West coast of the island, You might want whether or not you are staying nearby. Beachgoers should keep in mind that, while Bainairo Beach is by no means quiet and secluded, it's not the busiest of Puerto Rico's beaches either. This makes it a good option for vacationers who want to visit a somewhat lively beach but wish to stay away from the most populated spots.

How to Access The Beach
Bainairo Beach is located off Highway 2.

Amenities and Ambiance

Bainairo Beach is backed by a collection of buildings cramped together along the shore, and not far behind that a busy main road. The beach features white colored sand and turquoise waters.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the South West coast of Puerto Rico. It's located near Holiday Inn Ponce Casino, which is among the local attractions.

If you want more information on the history of Puerto Rico, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. The nearest historical attraction is Centro Historico, which is one of the closest interesting historical sites in the vicinity of Bainairo Beach.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Bainairo Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Holiday Inn Ponce Casino Casino 1.1 E Puerto Rico
Abolition Monument Monument 5.4 ENE Puerto Rico
Cruceta El Vigia Monument 5.4 NE Puerto Rico
Museo de Arte de Ponce Museum 5.4 ENE Puerto Rico
Museo Castillo Serralles Museum 5.4 NE Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Bainairo Beach is very close to Ponce, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. Bainairo Beach tourists looking for additional places to explore might want to consider heading to Ponce, since it's close-by and is an especially active area of Puerto Rico.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. You can generally expect to encounter quite a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

You'll find a decent amount of places to stay within driving distance. A few of the more convenient options can be viewed in the following table.

Accommodations near Bainairo Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Quality Inn El Tuque 0.7 E Hotel
Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino 1.1 E Hotel
Pichi's Hotel & Convention Center 2.8 NW Hotel


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to enjoy a meal at a local restaurant, where you can sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, within a reachable distance. One of the nearest places to eat is Pito's Seafood Cafe & Restaurant. The restaurant has Caribbean food. They also specialize in seafood. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's not far off the beach at all.

The following table lists nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Bainairo Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Pito's Seafood Cafe & Restaurant (787) 841-4977 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Tanama Restaurant (787) 844-1200 International Very Casual 1.1 mi. E
Popeye's Ponce Mall (787) 978-2444 American Very Casual 4.1 mi. ENE
Subway Ponce Mall (787) 385-5119 American Very Casual 4.2 mi. ENE
La Pagoda Cream (787) 844-4030 Chinese, Creole -- 4.2 mi. ENE
Pizzeria Hot Bite (787) 290-3322 Italian -- 4.2 mi. ENE
Ponce Mall Snackbar (787) 840-5750 Snackbar Very Casual 4.2 mi. ENE
Ponce Internet Cafe -- -- -- 4.2 mi. ENE
La Ceiba (787) 970-0668 Eclectic Informal -- --
Cold Stone Creamery Ponce (787) 290-3400 International Very Casual 4.5 mi. E

Other Beaches

Bainairo Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit in Puerto Rico.

Another location you might enjoy is Ponce Beach, a popular beach beloved by tourists. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, Playa de Ponce could be a good option for you.

Another option worth considering is La Guancha, another great Puerto Rico beach site.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, taking a swim at Bainairo Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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