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.

Positioned on the island of Puerto Rico, 4.1 miles northwest of Cabo Rojo, You might think about stopping by whether or not you are staying nearby. Puerto Rico's beaches are pretty busy for the most part, but you'll find Cabo Rojo Beaches to be a little calmer than most, which makes it an excellent attraction for those of you who don't want to wander too far away, but would rather avoid the most hectic parts of town.

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.

There is also a snack bar here. Sometimes, visitors will be able to order lunch from one of the mobile vendors who are typically found at this location.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. This popular area can sometimes draw a crowd even though there are many beaches to choose from.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Cabo Rojo Beaches on the West coast of Puerto Rico. It is near some interesting sites like Club Depotivo del Oeste, which is close enough that guests will have the choice to walk or take a cab, and it is one of the the area's interesting attractions.

If you're interested in combining some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Museo Historico de Las Piedras. This museum is located a relatively quick cab ride away, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run low on things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found 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
Mayaguez Memorial Historical Site 5.6 NNE Puerto Rico
Paradise Island Casino Casino 6.4 NNE Puerto Rico
Holiday Inn Mayaguez Casino Casino 7.3 N Puerto Rico
Museo Historico de Las Piedras Museum 10.4 ESE Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Cabo Rojo Beaches tourists looking for other interesting places to see should think about heading to Mayagüez, since it's close-by and is an especially active area of Puerto Rico.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. Cabo Rojo Beaches is not near very many major hotels, but it can attract guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a decent amount of hotels a car ride away. A few of the more convenient options are displayed in the table below.

Accommodations near Cabo Rojo Beaches
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Parador Perichi's 1.5 S Hotel
Parador Boquemar 5.2 SSE Hotel
Hotel Villa del Sol 5.4 NE Hotel


It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Cabo Rojo Beaches; you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the nearest places to eat is Steak N' Sea Restaurant. The restaurant offers a menu of Tex-Mex cuisine. Many guests rave about their seafood and steak.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown in the table below.

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
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
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
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
Longhorn Mayaguez (787) 833-2331 American Informal 3.4 mi. NE
Taco Maker De Cabo Rojo (787) 851-8787 Mexican Very Casual 3.6 mi. SE
Little Caesar's Mayagüez (787) 265-8888 Italian Very Casual 3.6 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Travelers searching for the perfect beach in Puerto Rico will have lots of options besides Cabo Rojo Beaches.

Travelers may also want to consider Buyé Beach, which is located fairly close-by, so a quick ride in a taxi is an easy option.

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; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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