Cabo Rojo Beaches

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A scattering of beaches on Puerto Rico make up the Cabo Rojo Beaches, each of which has stunning views for guests to enjoy. These beaches include, Bahia Boqueraan, Playa El Combate and Playa Joyuda.

Situated on the island of Puerto Rico, 4.1 miles northwest of Cabo Rojo, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Those planning on making a stop at this beach will be able to escape the city's bustle without sacrificing the chance to meet new people.

How to Access The Beach
The Cabo Rojo beaches can be reached off Bulevar Guanajibo.

Amenities and Ambiance

Cabo Rojo's location along the south west coast means that the waters fed into its beaches come from the Caribbean Sea. This makes each beach great for families, since the waters are almost always calm and the sand is soft. Though there may be a little variation, the sands of these beaches are white, and the waters are azure.

The concession stand located here is another lunchtime alternative. On some days, it may be possible to order some food from one of the mobile vendors who are typically found at this location.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. This popular area can sometimes draw a crowd even though there are many beaches to choose from.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the West coast of Puerto Rico. It is close to Club Depotivo del Oeste, which is not far from away. Some will choose to walk here, while others will want to take a taxi, and it is one of a number of favorite destinations in the area.

Some may feel that museums and beaches are an odd combination, but plenty of visitors find that museums like Museo Historico de Las Piedras (situated ten and a half miles to the east-southeast) offer a fun learning experience and a new way to experience Puerto Rico's culture.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there will be more options available in Puerto Rico. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Cabo Rojo Beaches
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Club Depotivo del Oeste Golf Course 2.4 S Puerto Rico
Lunas Art And Craft Art Gallery 4.1 SE Puerto Rico
Yaguez Theater Dinner Show and Theater 5.5 NE Puerto Rico
Mayaguez Memorial Historical Site 5.6 NNE Puerto Rico
Paradise Island Casino Casino 6.4 NNE Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Tourists at Cabo Rojo Beaches who are hoping to find other opportunities for exploration will want to think about heading over to Mayagüez, because it's nearby and is an active, busy area.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. Cabo Rojo Beaches is not located near many major hotels, but you may see guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

You'll find a good number of hotels within driving distance. A few of the more convenient possibilities can be viewed in the following list.

Accommodations near Cabo Rojo Beaches
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Parador Joyuda Beach Hotel 0.1 N Hotel
Parador Perichi's 1.5 S Hotel
Boqueron Beach Hotel 4.4 S Hotel


Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Cabo Rojo Beaches; there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. Steak N' Sea Restaurant is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant features Tex-Mex food. They are also famous for their seafood and steak.

The table below lists places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near Cabo Rojo Beaches
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Steak N' Sea Restaurant (787) 851-3131 Tex-Mex Very Casual 1.5 mi. S
Little Caesar's Cabo Rojo (787) 851-6161 Italian Very Casual 1.9 mi. SE
Gonzalez Sea Food (787) 265-7497 -- -- 2.8 mi. N
McDonald's Mayaguez Mall -- American Very Casual 3.0 mi. ENE
El Meson Sandwiches Mayaguez Mall (787) 833-6409 American Very Casual 3.2 mi. ENE
Chili's Mayaguez (787) 834-0880 American, Tex-Mex Very Casual 3.2 mi. ENE
Mi Casa Gourmet Criollo (787) 834-2250 -- -- 3.2 mi. ENE
Pollo Tropical Mayaguez Mall (787) 832-0495 Caribbean Very Casual 3.2 mi. ENE
Taco Maker Mayaguez (787) 834-1247 Mexican Very Casual 3.2 mi. ENE
UNO Mayaguez Mall (787) 986-8667 Italian Very Casual 3.2 mi. ENE
Romano's Macaroni Grill Mayagüez (787) 831-1100 Italian Informal 3.2 mi. ENE
El Meson Sandwiches Cabo Rojo (787) 255-6005 American Very Casual 3.3 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach in Puerto Rico will have lots of options besides Cabo Rojo Beaches.

Travelers may also want to consider Buyé Beach, located not too far away, meaning a quick cab ride will get you here pretty easily.

Cabo Rojo Beaches could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Puerto Rico you might like.


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