Palomino Beach

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A private beach for guests of El Conquistador Resort, guests are taken to the beach via private catamaran and left to enjoy a day of sunning, swimming in the clear waters, and sipping on cocktails served by the on-site bar and restaurant.

Situated on the island of Isla Palominos, Palomino Beach is on the South West edge of the island, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying very close. Those of you who spend part of the afternoon at this beach can make the most of their relaxation time without sacrificing the chance to meet new people.

How to Access The Beach
This beach is only accessible by ferry.

Amenities and Ambiance

There are public restrooms at this beach——something you'll appreciate if you bring the kids along. Shower facilities are available, so you don't have to go back to your hotel sandy. You will also be pleased to find umbrellas and chairs, so visitors seeking a relaxing spot in the shade will get their wish. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear enough for snorkeling, so grab some gear if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby


Palomino Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the South West coast of Isla Palominos. It's located near El Conquistador Resort & Country Club, which is seen four miles away, and it is one of a number of favorite local destinations.

Historic attractions, including Fuerte San Geronimo, offer a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Palomino Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Puerto Rico, without straying too far from the coastline. Actually, this site can be found 35 miles from this place of historical interest.

If you can't wait to see as many of Puerto Rico's attractions as possible, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Palomino Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
El Conquistador Resort & Country Club Golf Course 4.0 W Puerto Rico
Fero de las Cabezas de San Juan Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.1 NW Puerto Rico
Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.4 NW Puerto Rico
Taller Artistico En Luquillo Art Gallery 10.2 W Puerto Rico
Parque Damaso Rivera Park 11.5 W Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Palomino Beach tourists hoping to find further attractions might want to consider making the trip to Fajardo, since it's close-by and is a particularly busy area of Puerto Rico. From the beach, Fajardo is located roughly five miles (eight and a half kilometers) away.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time of day to how packed the nearby hotels are. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may see guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Though beach-goers will find just a few hotels in the vicinity, those options closest to the beach are shown below.

Accommodations near Palomino Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort 4.0 W Resort
El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort 4.0 W Resort
Fajardo Inn 4.4 W Resort


If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the nearest restaurants is Iguana's. The restaurant serves both American and Caribbean cuisines. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their hamburgers and seafood.

A list of nearby restaurants is shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Palomino Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Iguana's (787) 863-1000 American, Caribbean Very Casual 0.1 mi. N
Racar Seafood (787) 801-0413 International Informal 4.0 mi. WNW
Blossoms (787) 868-0200 Chinese, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim -- 4.0 mi. W
Bollyhoo Bar and Grill (787) 863-1000 American, Caribbean Very Casual 4.0 mi. W
Cafe Bella Vista (787) 863-1000 International Very Casual 4.0 mi. W
Cafe Caribe (787) 863-1000 American, Caribbean Very Casual 4.0 mi. W
Chops Steakhouse (787) 863-1000 International Informal 4.0 mi. W
La Piccola Fontana Restaurant (787) 253-0436 Italian Informal 4.0 mi. W
Las Brisas Restaurant (787) 863-1000 Buffet Very Casual 4.0 mi. W
Oasis Bar & Grill (787) 863-1000 Bar and grill Very Casual 4.0 mi. W
Starbucks El Conquistador (787) 863-1000 International Very Casual 4.0 mi. W
Stingray Cafe (787) 863-1000 Caribbean, Fusion Informal 4.0 mi. W

Other Beaches

Travelers in search of the perfect beach on Isla Palominos will have lots of options besides Palomino Beach.

Vacationers may also want to visit Las Croabas Beach, located four miles away.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, visiting Palomino Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in Puerto Rico even more memorable.


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