Fortuna Playa

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 edge of Puerto Rico. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity.

How to Access The Beach

To gain access to Fortuna Playa, take Interstate PR3 to Road 193.

Amenities and Ambiance

Sparkling turqouise waters lap the tan colored shores of Fortuna Playa in Luquillo. A large grassy field and several resort properties front the beach.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

Since Fortuna Playa is located within a tourist hotspot, you'll want to plan accordingly.

What's Nearby


Fortuna Playa is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the East coast of Puerto Rico; this area boasts other attractions such as Parque Damaso Rivera, which is only a short distance away, so some guests will want to walk to this attraction, while others will choose to take a cab.

If you want more information on the history of Puerto Rico, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. The nearest historical attraction is Fuerte San Geronimo, which is within a car's reach of the beach.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Fortuna Playa
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Parque Damaso Rivera 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
Taller Artistico En Luquillo Art Gallery 1.8 mi. E Puerto Rico
Trump International Golf Course Golf Course 3.7 mi. WNW Puerto Rico
Coco Beach Golf Golf Course 3.7 mi. WNW Puerto Rico
Trump Championship Golf Course Golf Course 4.1 mi. WNW Puerto Rico
Bahia Beach Golf Club Golf Course 4.9 mi. WNW Puerto Rico
Mt. Britton Lookout Tower Observation Tower 5.8 mi. SSW Puerto Rico
Berwind Country Club Golf Course 6.0 mi. WNW Puerto Rico
Rainforest Zip Line Zip Line Site 6.1 mi. W Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Fortuna Playa tourists seeking some additional excitement might want to consider going to Luquillo, because it's not far away and is a particularly busy area of Puerto Rico. From the shore, Luquillo isn't far off, about two miles (three kilometers).


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many people have booked rooms nearby. Typically, you can expect to encounter a fair number of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Vacationers will find a nice assortment of resorts and hotels to choose from in the area surrounding Fortuna Playa. The most convenient of which have been listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Fortuna Playa
Hotel Distance Direction Type
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 walk to a nearby restaurant, where you can try foods you've never heard of before, without having to go far. One of the nearest places to eat is Iguana's Pub. The restaurant serves delicious eclectic cuisine. Visitors often 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 not far off the beach at all.

The following table lists dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Fortuna Playa
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
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
Ely's Place (787) 889-1761 Creole Very Casual 0.7 mi. E
De Sylvia -- Creole Very Casual 0.7 mi. E
Riqueño Fonda Puertorriqueña (787) 536-3868 Caribbean Very Casual 0.7 mi. E
Congas By The Sea (787) 889-1562 Caribbean Very Casual 0.7 mi. E

Other Beaches

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Fortuna Playa.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Coco Beach, which is located fairly close-by, which means a short ride in a taxi can take you where you want to go.

There's plenty to see and do in Puerto Rico, and paying a visit to Fortuna Playa is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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