Fortuna Playa is what many would call a "local beach." The area is frequented by locals, and not very well kept, yet still remains a beauty in the grand scheme of things.
Located in the vicinity of Fajardo, Fortuna Playa is on the East coast of Puerto Rico. You should consider stopping by even if you are not staying in the vicinity.
Sparkling turqouise waters lap the tan colored shores of Fortuna Playa in Luquillo. A large grassy field and several resort properties front the beach.
Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.
Remember to take into account that the immediate vicinity around Fortuna Playa is a popular spot, so show up early.
This pleasant stretch of sand known as Fortuna Playa is on the East coast of Puerto Rico. It is near, which is not very far away, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab, and it is one of the attractions in the region.
Beaches and museums may seem an unlikely combination to some, but a quite a few vacationers find that museums like Museum of History, Anthropology and Art (situated within a car's reach) offer a fun learning experience and a whole new way to view Puerto Rico's traditions and culture.
With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run low on things to do. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.
|Park||0.5 mi.||ESE||Puerto Rico|
|Wyndham Rio Mar Casino||Casino||0.6 mi.||NW||Puerto Rico|
|Rio Mar Country Club Ocean Course||Golf Course||0.8 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|Rio Mar Country Club River Course||Golf Course||0.8 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
|Art Gallery||1.8 mi.||E||Puerto Rico|
|Coco Beach Golf Club International Course||Golf Course||3.7 mi.||WNW||Puerto Rico|
|Coco Beach Golf||Golf Course||3.7 mi.||WNW||Puerto Rico|
|Golf Course||4.1 mi.||WNW||Puerto Rico|
|Bahia Beach Golf Club||Golf Course||4.9 mi.||WNW||Puerto Rico|
|Observation Tower||5.8 mi.||SSW||Puerto Rico|
|Berwind Country Club||Golf Course||6.0 mi.||WNW||Puerto Rico|
|Zip Line Site||6.1 mi.||W||Puerto Rico|
Those visiting Fortuna Playa who are seeking some additional excitement will want to consider making the trip to Luquillo, since it's in the vicinity and is an especially active area of Puerto Rico. From the beach, Luquillo is a quick trip away, roughly two miles (three kilometers).
Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. At this beach, you can expect to see a fair amount of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.
You'll find a reasonable selection of lodgings which can be reached in the car. A list of the closest choices are seen in the following list.
|Yunque Mar||0.2 mi.||SE||Hotel|
|Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa||0.6 mi.||NW||Resort|
|Luquillo Sunrise Beach Inn||2.0 mi.||E||Hotel|
|Gran Melia Golf Resort Puerto Rico||3.9 mi.||NW||Resort|
|Club Melia||3.9 mi.||NW||Resort|
|St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort||6.9 mi.||WNW||Resort|
|El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort||8.0 mi.||E||Resort|
|Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort||8.0 mi.||E||Resort|
|Fajardo Inn||8.1 mi.||ESE||Resort|
|Ceiba Country Inn||8.7 mi.||SE||B & B|
One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to enjoy a meal at a local restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, within a reachable distance. One of the nearest places to eat is Iguana's Pub. This restaurant features eclectic cuisine. Many guests rave about their appetizers and comfort food. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's just a short distance away.
The following table provides a list of dining options located near this beach.
|Iguana's Pub||(787) 888-6000||Eclectic||Informal||0.6 mi.||NW|
|La Estancia||(787) 888-6000||Argentenian||Fine Dining||0.6 mi.||NW|
|Marbella||(787) 888-6000||American||Informal||0.6 mi.||NW|
|Palio||(787) 888-6000||Italian||Fine Dining||0.6 mi.||NW|
|Seabreeze||(787) 888-6000||Caribbean||Very Casual||0.6 mi.||NW|
|Shimas||(787) 888-6000||Asian Fusion||Informal||0.6 mi.||NW|
|Tiki Bar & Grill||(787) 888-6000||Eclectic||Very Casual||0.6 mi.||NW|
|La Parilla Restaurant||(787) 889-0590||Caribbean||Very Casual||0.6 mi.||ESE|
|(787) 889-1761||Creole||Very Casual||0.7 mi.||E|
|--||Creole||Very Casual||0.7 mi.||E|
|Riqueño Fonda Puertorriqueña||(787) 536-3868||Caribbean||Very Casual||0.7 mi.||E|
|(787) 889-1562||Caribbean||Very Casual||0.7 mi.||E|
There are multiple beaches to discover in Puerto Rico, of course, so Fortuna Playa is not your only option.
Travelers may also want to consider Coco Beach, located four and a half miles to the west-northwest.
You may find that Fortuna Playa is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.
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