Morillo Beach

Morillo Beach is located on the east coast of Puerto Rico, in a heavily populated part of town. While this may lend itself to busy weekends, many would agree that the opportunity to enjoy the calm, cool Caribbean Sea on this beach is worth braving the crowds.

Positioned in Santiago Verde Mar, Morillo Beach is on the East coast of Puerto Rico. You might want whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Families and groups of friends who decide to check out this beach will be able to escape the city's bustle without missing an opportunity to meet new people.

How to Access The Beach
Calle Dr. Vidal runs alongside the beach, where you can exit onto a dirt road that will take you to the sand.

Amenities and Ambiance

The landscape surrounding Morillo Beach is mostly flat, with palm trees lining the shore. The sand is a dark tan, and the waters are a beautiful aquamarine.

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

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the East coast of Puerto Rico. It is close to Estadio Adolfo Hanni Carillo, which is found four miles away, and it is among the the area's interesting attractions.

If you're intrigued by Puerto Rico's history, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Fuerte San Geronimo, which is some ways off the coast, but it's not a bad trip if you've got a car.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there will be more options available in Puerto Rico. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Morillo Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Estadio Adolfo Hanni Carillo Sporting Event Venue 3.8 NNE Puerto Rico
Flamboyan at Palmas del Mar Golf Club Golf Course 5.0 SW Puerto Rico
Palm at Palmas del Mar Golf Club Golf Course 5.5 SSW Puerto Rico
Yokahu Lookout Tower Observation Tower 9.6 N Puerto Rico
Mt. Britton Lookout Tower Observation Tower 10.8 N Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Morillo Beach tourists hoping to find other opportunities for exploration might think about heading over to Humacao, because it's nearby and is an active, busy area. From the shore, Humacao is not far away, roughly five miles (seven and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked nearby hotels. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it can attract guests from some of the area's smaller options.

You'll find a pretty nice range of resort and hotel options to pick from in the vicinity of Morillo Beach. The closest of which can be viewed in the following table.

Accommodations near Morillo Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Casa Flamboyant 4.2 N Guest house
Solarea 5.2 SSW Villa complex
Crescent Cove 5.4 SSW Villa complex

Food

When lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, this beach has you covered, so you won't have to wander too far from the shore. One of the closest restaurants is El Limón. The restaurant features Mexican food. They are also known for serving tacos.

The table below provides a list of nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Morillo Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
El Limón (787) 850-7614 Mexican Very Casual 0.1 mi. W
Daniel's Seafood Restaurant (787) 852-1784 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Paseo Playero Restaurant (787) 850-8048 Creole Informal 1.1 mi. WSW
Chili's Humacao (787) 880-4884 American, Tex-Mex Very Casual 3.6 mi. W
Burger King Palma Real (787) 285-8237 American Very Casual 3.6 mi. WSW
Subway Humacao Mall (787) 852-4336 American Very Casual 3.6 mi. WSW
Danny's Pizza (787) 874-1755 Italian -- 3.8 mi. NNE
El Makito Restaurant (787) 874-7192 Caribbean Informal 3.8 mi. NNE
La Botana (787) 874-8238 -- -- 3.8 mi. NNE
Mickey's Restaurant (787) 874-0046 -- -- 3.8 mi. NNE
El Rincon de las Alcapurrias (787) 446-6772 Creole Very Casual 4.6 mi. W
Bonanza (787) 850-5520 International Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from in Puerto Rico, so if Morillo Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

You might also enjoy Humacao Beach, which is generally a pretty popular beach. You'll find it two and a half miles to the south west. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, Naguabo Beach may be a good choice. It is located a short taxi ride away.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Playa Punta Santiago, which is located a quarter mile away.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Puerto Rico, and Morillo Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.

 

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