Combate Beach

Located in the small fishing village of El Combate, Combate Beach is a favorite amongst locals, especially the younger crowd, and it can be crowded. Still, the family-friendly amenities and calm waters make it worth braving the crowds.

Located in El Combate, Combate Beach is on the South West coast of Puerto Rico. You might want to drop by even if you are not staying in the vicinity. While Puerto Rico has beaches that are more secluded than Combate Beach, it offers just enough privacy to appeal to couples and families alike.

How to Access The Beach

To access Combate Beach, follow Route 3301 past a restaurant called Annie's Place. Here, you will find a free parking area designated for Combate, flanked by mini markets and food stands.

Amenities and Ambiance

Combate Beach features three miles of golden sand, and calm turquoise waters dotted with fishing boats and other water crafts. There is a small pier from which visitors love to dive into the ocean.

Enjoy the use of picnic tables——a perk even for those who don't want to dine here.

There are public restrooms at this beach——something you'll appreciate if you bring the kids along.

Hidden away, Combate Beach plus its comforts are sure to be a safe choice among tourists looking to get away from all the other tourists, since it is situated in a calm area. Because of this, the availability of certain amenities shouldn't be negatively affected.

What's Nearby


This spot is on the South West coast of Puerto Rico; the area hosts attractions such as Cabo Rojo Lighthouse, which is three and a half miles to the south-southeast.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Puerto Rico, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. For instance, nearby is Mayaguez Memorial, which is a little ways away from the shore, but can be reached in the car.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Combate Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Cabo Rojo Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.3 SSE Puerto Rico
Lunas Art And Craft Art Gallery 8.5 NNE Puerto Rico
Club Depotivo del Oeste Golf Course 8.6 N Puerto Rico
Museo Historico de Las Piedras Museum 12.5 ENE Puerto Rico
La Parguera Nature Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 14.4 E Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

The closest section of Puerto Rico to Combate Beach is El Combate. El Combate is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how full nearby hotel rooms are. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may meet guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Visitors will find a pretty nice assortment of resort and hotel options to pick from near the beach. The closest of which have been listed below.

Accommodations near Combate Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Bahía Salinas Beach Resort & Spa 2.1 SE Hotel
Wildflowers 4.2 NE Hotel
Boqueron Beach Hotel Cabo Rijo 4.3 NE Hotel


If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. Agua al Cuello is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant serves both Creole and eclectic cuisines. They are also known for serving seafood. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's only a short distance away.

The table below lists nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Combate Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Agua al Cuello (787) 254-1212 Creole, Eclectic Informal 2.1 mi. SE
Tattoo Cafe (787) 254-3692 Spanish Very Casual -- --
8 Track Bar & Grill (787) 510-5139 Bar and grill -- -- --
Galloway's (787) 254-3302 Eclectic Informal -- --
Pizzeria Lykken (787) 851-6335 International Informal -- --
Roberto's Fish Net (787) 851-6009 Caribbean -- -- --
Simple (787) 635-6334 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Terramar Restaurant (787) 645-3996 Creole, Spanish Very Casual -- --
The Spot Sandwhiches (787) 254-1434 Creole Very Casual -- --
Miski Mikuna (787) 906-7878 Contemporary, South American Informal 4.4 mi. NE
Pika-Pika Restaurant (787) 851-2440 Mexican Informal 4.4 mi. NE
The Sandbox Custom Burgers Bar And Grill (860) 416-9474 American, International Very Casual 4.4 mi. NE

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from in Puerto Rico, so if Combate Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Combate Beach has you wanting more of the same, consider heading to Bahia Sucia Beach, a beach with a similar ambiance. It is located three miles to the south-southeast. If you're looking for something a little more private, you might find what you want at Manglillos Beach. You'll find it a little ways away, but is well within reach if you've got a car.

Another location you may want to try is Boqueròn Beach, which is located not too far away, which means a short cab ride is a solid choice. The quaint and colorful Boqueraan Beach is an enchanting beach full of local culture. There's plenty to do in and out of the water, from watersports to land activities.

Perhaps Combate Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, Puerto Rico offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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