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.

Set near the middle of Las Croabas, this beach is on the East coast of Puerto Rico. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying very close. Travelers who'd like to avoid renting a car will probably like Las Croabas Beach. More than likely, this beach is near many of the attractions you already plan to visit, since it is located in a pretty major tourist area.

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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Be mindful that the region in which Las Croabas Beach is located is a popular spot, so make sure to get a spot!

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the East coast of Puerto Rico. It's located near El Conquistador Resort & Country Club, which is located a quarter mile to the south west, and it is among the favorite destinations in the area.

Historical attractions like Fuerte San Geronimo offer a nice compliment to the scenery of Las Croabas Beach, and allow visitors to learn more about Puerto Rico, without having to stray too far from the beach. In fact, this shoreline is 31 miles to the west of this site of historical interest.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never get bored. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed 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 very close to Fajardo, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. Las Croabas Beach guests looking for other interesting places to see might want to consider checking out Fajardo, which is not far away and is an especially active area of Puerto Rico. From the beach, Fajardo is a fairly short distance away, roughly two and a half miles (four kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. You can generally expect to encounter quite a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

You'll find a reasonably varied selection of places to stay a car ride away. A few of the more convenient possibilities are seen 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


When lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, this beach has you covered, so there's no need to go too far from the shore. One of the nearest restaurants is Racar Seafood. This restaurant has a menu featuring International food. Visitors often rave about their seafood.

The table below provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.

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

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them will have other options if Las Croabas Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

You may also want to consider Seven Seas Beach, located within a short distance. Seven Seas Beach is a serene protected beach that offers water and land activities to suit any taste.

Perhaps Las Croabas Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, Puerto Rico offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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