Jabos Beach

Jobos Beach has a quiet beauty and calm setting that can be deceiving. While it is a great locale for strong surfers and sun bathers, the water has a notoriously strong riptide that is known for catching, and even drowning, swimmers.

Located on the island of Puerto Rico, 1.2 miles northwest of Isabela, You should consider stopping by even if you are not staying in the immediate vicinity. While there are certainly more secluded beaches in Puerto Rico than Jabos Beach, it has just the right amount of private-feel to appeal to couples and families alike.

How to Access The Beach
Jabos Beach is located down a dirt road off PR 466.

Amenities and Ambiance

The roads leading up to Jabos Beach are relatively flat and dusty, with a few trees and patches of grass. The sand is a soft combination of tan and white, and the ocean is aquamarine.

You'll also discover that there is a restaurant on the shore worth trying. Beachgoers will find notice plenty of nice restaurants all around Puerto Rico, but did you know that some of Puerto Rico's best dishes aren't served in restaurants at all? Some visitors, in fact, like having lunch very close-by. Did you know that many hotels are able to pack picnic lunches for their guests? Otherwise, you could easily grab some of Puerto Rico's famous street food along the way.

Even if you plan to dine elsewhere, the snack bar on-site could come in handy.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. The water here is of good snorkeling quality, so purchase or rent some gear if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.

You should remember that the immediate vicinity around Jabos Beach is is a much-visited area, so show up early.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Jabos Beach is on the West coast of Puerto Rico; it will be near other attractions like Atelier Y Clases De Arte Don Pedro, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

Some may feel that museums and beaches are an odd combination, but plenty of visitors find that museums like Recursos Historicos Museo De Lares (one of the closest to Jabos Beach) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and help visitors understand Puerto Rico's interesting past.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Jabos Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Atelier Y Clases De Arte Don Pedro Art Gallery 1.2 SE Puerto Rico
Golf Links Golf Course 3.3 ESE Puerto Rico
Ocean Casino Casino 6.9 W Puerto Rico
Punta Borinquen Golf Club Golf Course 7.7 W Puerto Rico
Borinquen Golf Club Golf Course 7.9 W Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Jabos Beach is very close to Quebradillas, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Nearby, you'll find the city of Quebradillas, which is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From Jabos Beach, Quebradillas isn't out of reach at seven miles (11 kilometers) away.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. The area does not have very many large hotels, but you may see guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Guests will find a pretty good variety of hotel options to choose from in the area around Jabos Beach. The closest of which can be viewed in the table below.

Accommodations near Jabos Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Parador Villas del Mar Hau 2.0 W Hotel
Ocean Front Hotel & Resturaunt 3.0 W Hotel
Royal Isabela 3.3 SE Resort


A trip to the beach isn't complete until you dine at a local restaurant, where you can get a taste of the local fare, without going too far from the coast. One of the nearest restaurants is Chris Restaurant. This restaurant serves delicious International food. Visitors often rave about their seafood.

The following table provides a list of nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Jabos Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Chris Restaurant (787) 882-1896 International Informal -- --
Bravissimo Pizzeria Bar & Deli (787) 872-3201 Italian -- -- --
Cafeteraa El Regreso (787) 872-5940 -- -- -- --
Dante's Cafe (939) 286-6251 American Very Casual -- --
El Balcon De Jobos (787) 872-0010 -- -- -- --
El Buen Mofongo (787) 830-8496 -- -- -- --
Frappe Krystal (787) 830-2665 -- -- -- --
Ivaniz Pizza (787) 642-2823 Italian -- -- --
Javis Cafe (787) 830-2608 -- -- -- --
Jobos Cafe (787) 830-1684 -- -- -- --
Jocky's Pizza (787) 872-1491 Italian -- -- --
Julio's Sport Bar (787) 830-7483 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach will have other options if Jabos Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

Travelers may also want to consider Crash Boat Beach, located a brief cab ride away.

There's plenty to see and do in Puerto Rico, and Jabos Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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