Las Croabas Beach

There are several beaches in the town of Las Croabas, which is situated along the east coast of Puerto Rico. Theses beaches are known for their dangerous rip tide, and tend to be jumping off points for boating and kayaking more so than swimming.

Situated near the heart of Las Croabas, this beach is on the East edge of Puerto Rico. You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. The majority of Puerto Rico's beaches are soothing, less-traveled spots along the coast. Though some travelers can't wait to enjoy these secret spots, busy vacationers may prefer something a little less out-of-the-way, like Las Croabas Beach.

How to Access The Beach
Las Croabas Beaches are located along Puerto Rico's east coast.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beaches of Las Croabas are narrower than other beaches in Puerto Rico, and comprised mainly of fragments of igneous rock that washes ashore from the outlying reef.

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

Since Las Croabas Beach is of course located inside an area popular for visitors., many try to show up early.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the East coast of Puerto Rico. It is close to El Conquistador Resort & Country Club, which is only a short distance away. Visitors will have the option to take a taxi or to walk, and it is one of the attractions close-by.

If you're intrigued by Puerto Rico's history, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. One of the nearest historical attractions is Fuerte San Geronimo, which is within a car's reach of the coast.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Las Croabas Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
El Conquistador Resort & Country Club Golf Course 0.4 SW Puerto Rico
Fero de las Cabezas de San Juan Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.4 NNE Puerto Rico
Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.4 N Puerto Rico
Taller Artistico En Luquillo Art Gallery 6.4 W Puerto Rico
Parque Damaso Rivera Park 7.7 W Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Las Croabas Beach is close to Fajardo, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Las Croabas Beach tourists looking for a little additional excitement might want to think about checking out Fajardo, since it's nearby and is a particularly bustling part of Puerto Rico. From the coast, Fajardo is not far away, roughly two and a half miles (four kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how full nearby hotel rooms are. At this beach, you can expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

Guests will find a fairly wide variety of booking options to choose from in the area around the beach. The closest of which are shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Las Croabas Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort 0.4 SW Resort
Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort 0.6 SSW Resort
Fajardo Inn 2.1 SSW Resort


It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Las Croabas Beach; there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the closest restaurants is Racar Seafood. This restaurant features International cuisine. They're also renowned for their seafood.

Nearby restaurants are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Las Croabas Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Racar Seafood (787) 801-0413 International Informal 0.1 mi. NW
Las Vistas (787) 655-7053 Caribbean, Vegan Very Casual 0.3 mi. N
Blossoms (787) 868-0200 Chinese, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim -- 0.4 mi. SW
Bollyhoo Bar and Grill (787) 863-1000 American, Caribbean Very Casual 0.4 mi. SW
Cafe Bella Vista (787) 863-1000 International Very Casual 0.4 mi. SW
Cafe Caribe (787) 863-1000 American, Caribbean Very Casual 0.4 mi. SW
Chops Steakhouse (787) 863-1000 International Informal 0.4 mi. SW
La Piccola Fontana Restaurant (787) 253-0436 Italian Informal 0.4 mi. SW
Las Brisas Restaurant (787) 863-1000 Buffet Very Casual 0.4 mi. SW
Oasis Bar & Grill (787) 863-1000 Bar and grill Very Casual 0.4 mi. SW
Starbucks El Conquistador (787) 863-1000 International Very Casual 0.4 mi. SW
Stingray Cafe (787) 863-1000 Caribbean, Fusion Informal 0.4 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Puerto Rico, so if Las Croabas Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

You may also enjoy Seven Seas Beach, located three quarters of a mile to the northwest. Seven Seas Beach is a serene protected beach that offers water and land activities to suit any taste.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in Puerto Rico, and Las Croabas Beach is just one of the many options.


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