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 coast of Puerto Rico. You should consider stopping by even if you are not staying in the 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.

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.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This pleasant stretch of sand known as Fortuna Playa is on the East coast of Puerto Rico. It is near Parque Damaso Rivera, 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.

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
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
Coco Beach Golf Club Championship 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

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).

Hotels

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.

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

Food

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.

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

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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