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 western side of the island of Puerto Rico, 2.5 miles west-northwest of Isabela, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you're staying in the immediate 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, public restrooms aren't available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby


Set 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 most conveniently accessible attractions.

Historic attractions, including Mayaguez Memorial, offer a nice compliment to a soothing day at Middles Beach, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about Puerto Rico's past, without venturing too far from the coast. As a matter of fact, this coast is a little ways away, but can be reached in the car from this place of historical significance.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Middles Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Atelier Y Clases De Arte Don Pedro Art Gallery 2.5 ESE Puerto Rico
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

Cities and Towns

The town of Quebradillas is close-by and is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From the shore, Quebradillas is about eight and a half miles (13 and a half kilometers) away.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may encounter guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a decent selection of places to stay which can be reached in the car. A list of the closest options can be viewed in the following list.

Accommodations near Middles Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Parador Villas del Mar Hau 0.5 mi. W Hotel
Ocean Front Hotel & Resturaunt 1.6 mi. W Hotel
Villa Montaña Beach Resort 3.1 mi. W Resort
Hotel Parador La Cima 3.8 mi. W Hotel
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


If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the closest places to eat is Chris Restaurant. The restaurant has a menu featuring International food. They are also known for their seafood.

The following table lists nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Middles Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Chris Restaurant (787) 882-1896 International Informal -- --
Ocean Front Restaurant (787) 872-0444 Caribbean Fine Dining 1.6 mi. W
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 -- -- -- --
Ivaniz Pizza (787) 642-2823 Italian -- -- --
Javis Cafe (787) 830-2608 -- -- -- --
Jobos Cafe (787) 830-1684 -- -- -- --
Jocky's Pizza (787) 872-1491 Italian -- -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Middles Beach in Puerto Rico.

You might also want to visit Jabos Beach, located a mile and a half to the east.

Maybe Middles Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Puerto Rico you might like.


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