Coco Beach

Photo Credit: © Jeff Gunn CC BY
 

More than anything, the Coco Beach area is known not for its beautiful coastline (which it has), but the game of golf. Immediately surrounding the beach is the Bahia Beach Resort and Golf Club, the Gran Melia Golf Resort, and the Trump International Golf Club. Still, this beach is worth a visit, so if you're heading to Puerto Rico to hit the links, take some time to head a few feet off the course and enjoy some fun in the sun.

Located on the island of Puerto Rico, near Bethel Town, You might want to drop by whether or not you are staying nearby. Those planning on making a stop at this beach can have a relaxing time without sacrificing the chance to meet new people.

How to Access The Beach
You can reach Coco Beach from Puerto Rico 187.

Amenities and Ambiance

The shores of Coco Beach are lined with bright green grasses and lush trees. The sand is soft and tan, and the waters are blue-green.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the East coast of Puerto Rico; it's located near attractions like Coco Beach Golf Club Championship Course, which is pretty close, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab.

Some may feel that museums and beaches are an odd combination, but plenty of visitors find that museums like Museum of History, Anthropology and Art (found 16 miles away) offer a fun learning experience and a whole new way to view Puerto Rico's traditions and culture.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Coco Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Coco Beach Golf Club Championship Course Golf Course 0.4 mi. E Puerto Rico
Bahia Beach Golf Club Golf Course 0.6 mi. W Puerto Rico
Coco Beach Golf Golf Course 0.7 mi. E Puerto Rico
Coco Beach Golf Club International Course Golf Course 0.7 mi. E Puerto Rico
Berwind Country Club Golf Course 1.5 mi. NW Puerto Rico
Rainforest Zip Line Zip Line Site 3.0 mi. SW Puerto Rico
Rio Mar Country Club Ocean Course Golf Course 3.7 mi. ESE Puerto Rico
Rio Mar Country Club River Course Golf Course 3.7 mi. ESE Puerto Rico
Wyndham Rio Mar Casino Casino 3.8 mi. ESE Puerto Rico
Parque Damaso Rivera Park 4.9 mi. ESE Puerto Rico
Taller Artistico En Luquillo Art Gallery 6.2 mi. ESE Puerto Rico
Mt. Britton Lookout Tower Observation Tower 6.9 mi. S Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Coco Beach is near Loiza, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. Not far away you'll find Loiza, a city which is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how packed the nearby hotels are. At this beach, you can expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

Beach-goers will find a pretty good variety of hotels to pick from in the area surrounding the beach. The most convenient of which can be seen below.

Accommodations near Coco Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Club Melia 1.2 mi. NE Resort
Gran Melia Golf Resort Puerto Rico 1.2 mi. NE Resort
St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort 2.5 mi. NW Resort
Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa 3.8 mi. ESE Resort
Yunque Mar 4.6 mi. ESE Hotel
Luquillo Sunrise Beach Inn 6.4 mi. ESE Hotel

Food

One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to walk to a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, without having to go far. One of the nearest places to eat is Café Soleil. The restaurant offers both Caribbean and Spanish cuisines. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's just a little ways away.

The table below provides a list of dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Coco Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Café Soleil (787) 657-1579 Caribbean, Spanish Informal 1.2 mi. NE
Nami Asian Bistro (787) 657-1579 Asian Informal 1.2 mi. NE
Pasion By Chef Myrta (787) 657-1579 Caribbean Informal 1.2 mi. NE
Tempo (787) 657-1579 Italian Fine Dining 1.2 mi. NE
Fern (787) 809-8025 International Fine Dining 2.5 mi. NW
Molasses Restaurant (787) 809-8048 Caribbean Very Casual 2.5 mi. NW
Seagrapes Restaurant (787) 809-8033 Eclectic Very Casual 2.5 mi. NW
Amador Colon Juan (787) 888-7560 -- -- -- --
Antojitos Puertorriquenos (787) 888-7378 Caribbean, Latin American Very Casual -- --
Cafeteraa China Rao Mar (787) 888-0464 Chinese -- -- --
Chey Pizza (787) 809-5305 Italian -- -- --
Da Vinci Restaurant (787) 887-3030 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

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

Vacationers may also want to visit Seven Seas Beach, which is located 12 miles away. Seven Seas Beach is a serene protected beach that offers water and land activities to suit any taste.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Puerto Rico, so visiting Coco Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.

 

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.