Middles Beach

Having hosted some of the top surfing competitions in the world, Middles Beach has become well-known as a major surfing beach on the island. Unfortunately for recreational swimmers, the waters here are typically too dangerous for those who are not highly trained.

Located on the island of Puerto Rico, 2.5 miles west-northwest of Isabela, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you are staying in the vicinity.

How to Access The Beach
You'll find Middles in Isabela just behind the dunes on Street 466. There is no designated parking. Instead, you'll have to find space in the surroundings.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Middles Beach is on the West-Northwest coast of Puerto Rico. It is near some interesting sites like Golf Links, which is located four and a half miles away, and it is one of the attractions in the vicinity.

If you want to combine a little culture with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Maritime Museum. This museum is located 17 and a half miles to the south west, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

If you're looking for nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Middles Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Golf Links Golf Course 4.7 ESE Puerto Rico
Ocean Casino Casino 5.5 W Puerto Rico
Punta Borinquen Golf Club Golf Course 6.3 W Puerto Rico
Borinquen Golf Club Golf Course 6.5 WSW Puerto Rico
Point Borinquen Lighthouse Lighthouse 7.6 W Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Middles Beach is close to Quebradillas, so walking the city is a definite option. The nearby town of Quebradillas is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From Middles Beach, Quebradillas is located roughly eight and a half miles (13 and a half kilometers) away.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. The area does not have very many large hotels, but you may meet visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.

Guests will find a nice selection of resorts and hotels to choose from in the area that encircles Middles Beach. The most accessible of which can be seen in the table below.

Accommodations near Middles Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Parador Villas del Mar Hau 0.5 mi. W Hotel
Villa Tropical 2.9 mi. W Villa complex
Villa Shacks 3.0 mi. W Villa complex
Villa Montaña Beach Resort 3.1 mi. W Resort
Royal Isabela 4.7 mi. ESE Resort
Courtyard By Marriott Aguadilla 5.5 mi. W Hotel
Hotel Parador el Guajataca 6.9 mi. E Hotel
Parador Vistamar 7.0 mi. E Hotel
Hotel Villa Forin 7.3 mi. WSW Hotel
Hotel el Faro 7.4 mi. WSW Hotel


When you start craving an afternoon snack, this beach has many nearby restaurants, and you won't have to look too far from the shore. Ocean Front Restaurant is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant offers a menu of Caribbean cuisine. They also specialize in seafood and steak. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's just a short distance away.

The table below lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Middles Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Ocean Front Restaurant (787) 872-0444 Caribbean Fine Dining 1.6 mi. W
El Buen Mofongo (787) 830-8496 -- -- -- --
Jocky's Pizza (787) 872-1491 Italian -- -- --
Julio's Sport Bar (787) 830-7483 -- -- -- --
La Terraza Criolla (787) 830-0053 -- -- -- --
McDonald's Isabela (787) 830-1545 American Very Casual -- --
Olas y Arenas (787) 830-2644 Caribbean, International Very Casual -- --
Palmas Del Sol (787) 289-1154 -- -- -- --
Sandwich Delight (787) 872-4940 -- -- -- --
Vendimia 305 (787) 830-6622 -- -- -- --
Willys Cafe (787) 379-7663 -- -- -- --
El Gran Cafe Aguadilla (787) 882-8420 Creole Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

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

You may also want to consider Jabos Beach, located a mile and a half away.

Maybe Middles Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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