Laguna Joyuda

One of only two natural reservoirs in Puerto Rico, Laguna Joyuda is a popular spot for fishing and birding.


Laguna Joyuda is found on the western side of the island of Puerto Rico, 3.7 miles north-northwest of Cabo Rojo; it's to the south-southwest of Mayagüez.

Nearby Restaurants

If you work up an appetite wandering around this lagoon, don't worry -- you're going to find a wide variety of food offerings in the vicinity. Steak N' Sea Restaurant, which offers Tex-Mex dishes, is also the closest restaurant to this lagoon. Also within a short distance, you and your group will find restaurants such as Little Caesar's Cabo Rojo and McDonald's Mayaguez Mall where you should be sure to try a bite of American dishes and enjoy the Puerto Rico scene.

Nearby Attractions

Those who are a fan of lagoons, and would like to see others, might consider seeing Laguna Bocanasilla and Laguna Guaniquilla; the first of which is 1.7 miles to the north-northeast of Laguna Joyuda. Other local activities include Reserva Natural Laguna De Joyuda, which is a half mile away near Mayagüez. You might also want to consider heading to Parque Del Litoral, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Attractions Near Laguna Joyuda
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Reserva Natural Laguna De Joyuda -- 0.6 mi. (8.7 km) SE 5.4 mi. South-Southwest of Mayagüez
Parque Del Litoral -- 5.1 mi. (0.8 km) NNE Mayagüez
Parque Suau -- 5.4 mi. (0.6 km) NNE Mayagüez
Plaza Colón -- 5.4 mi. (0.6 km) NNE Downtown Mayaguez

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