Jobos Beach

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Jobos Beach is an interesting destination in Puerto Rico because on the one hand, the waters are calm enough for swimming, but there are also waters perfect for surfing as well. In fact, locals who don't want to travel to Rincon use this as their main surfind beach.

Located on the western side of the island of Puerto Rico, 3.7 miles west-northwest of Isabela, You might want even if you aren't staying very close.

Amenities and Ambiance

Jobs is protected by a cove made out of a fossilized sand dune. Although the waters are generally calm, rip currents are something to be aware of. The color of the sand is a mix of white and tan, and palm trees line the shore. Although there is easy access to several restaurants, there are no facilities on the beach.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Remember to take into account that Jobos Beach's location is rather congested, so make sure to get a spot!

What's Nearby

Attractions

Jobos Beach is on the West-Northwest coast of Puerto Rico; this area boasts other attractions such as Atelier Y Clases De Arte Don Pedro, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Puerto Rico, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. The nearest historical attraction is Mayaguez Memorial, which is 22 miles to the south.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Jobos Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Atelier Y Clases De Arte Don Pedro Art Gallery 3.7 ESE Puerto Rico
Ocean Casino Casino 4.3 W Puerto Rico
Punta Borinquen Golf Club Golf Course 5.1 W Puerto Rico
Borinquen Golf Club Golf Course 5.3 WSW Puerto Rico
Golf Links Golf Course 5.9 ESE Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

The town of Aguadilla is close-by and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From Jobos Beach, Aguadilla is located roughly seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) away.

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how full nearby hotel rooms are. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

You'll find a reasonable selection of hotels within driving distance. Some of the closest choices have been displayed in the table below.

Accommodations near Jobos Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Ocean Front Hotel & Resturaunt 0.3 mi. W Hotel
Parador Villas del Mar Hau 0.7 mi. E Hotel
Villa Montaña Beach Resort 1.9 mi. W Resort
Hotel Parador La Cima 2.6 mi. W Hotel
Courtyard By Marriott Aguadilla 4.3 mi. W Hotel
Royal Isabela 5.9 mi. ESE Resort
Hotel Villa Forin 6.2 mi. SW Hotel
Hotel el Faro 6.3 mi. SW Hotel
El Pedregal 6.8 mi. SW Lodge
Hotel Cielo Mar 7.0 mi. SW Hotel

Food

If you're feeling hungry for a midday meal, the area near this beach provides some viable options, and you don't have to go far from these sands. One of the closest restaurants is Ocean Front Restaurant. This restaurant serves delicious Caribbean food. Many guests rave about their seafood and steak. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's not far off the beach at all.

Nearby restaurant options are listed below.

Restaurants near Jobos Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Ocean Front Restaurant (787) 872-0444 Caribbean Fine Dining 0.3 mi. W
Eclipse Restaurant (787) 872-9554 International Informal 1.9 mi. W
Chris Restaurant (787) 882-1896 International Informal -- --
Nomadas Restaurant & Bar (787) 890-3256 International -- 2.6 mi. W
One Ten Thai (787) 890-0113 Asian, Thai Informal 2.7 mi. W
El Gran Cafe Aguadilla (787) 882-8420 Creole Very Casual -- --
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 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, Jobos Beach is just one of many beaches you might like in Puerto Rico.

Travelers may also want to consider Jabos Beach, located two and a half miles to the east.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in Puerto Rico, but Jobos Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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