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.

Located on the western edge of the island of Puerto Rico, 4.1 miles northwest of Cabo Rojo, You might want whether or not you are staying very close. Puerto Rico's beaches are hardly known for being secluded, but Cabo Rojo Beaches is less exposed than the others, making it a good pick for those of you who aren't fond of huge throngs of tourists.

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 snack bar located at this spot is perfect for quick lunches and cold drinks, too. You might also have the option to get lunch from one of the local vendors who set up shop at the beach.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. This popular area can sometimes draw a crowd even though there are many beaches to choose from.

What's Nearby


Cabo Rojo Beaches is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the West coast of Puerto Rico; it will be near other attractions like Club Depotivo del Oeste, which is pretty close, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab.

Historical attractions like Mayaguez Memorial provide the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Cabo Rojo Beaches, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Puerto Rico's past, without straying too far from the coastline. In fact, this coastline is located just a quick taxi trip away from this site of historical interest.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

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

Guests visiting Cabo Rojo Beaches who are hoping to find other interesting places to see might think about going to Mayagüez, which is close-by and is an area full of activity.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may see guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a reasonably varied selection of hotel rooms a car ride away. A list of the closest possibilities can be viewed in the following table.

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


When you're starving for a midday meal, the area near this beach provides some viable options, and you don't have to go far from the sea. One of the closest restaurants is Steak N' Sea Restaurant. The restaurant has Tex-Mex cuisine. They are also famous for their seafood and steak.

A list of nearby restaurants is listed in the following table.

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

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Cabo Rojo Beaches in Puerto Rico.

You might also want to visit Buyé Beach, which is located six miles to the south.

While Puerto Rico has many alluring attractions, Cabo Rojo Beaches is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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