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.

Located on the island of Isla Palominos, Palomino Beach is on the South West coast of the island, You should consider dropping by whether or not you are staying very close. Families and groups of friends who decide to check out this beach will enjoy escaping the buzz of city life without sacrificing the chance to meet new people.

How to Access The Beach

This beach is only accessible by ferry.

Amenities and Ambiance

You won't have to worry about finding a bathroom at Palomino Beach because there are public restrooms. Shower facilities are available here, so you don't have to spend the rest of the afternoon covered in sand. You will also have access to chairs and umbrellas, so guests seeking a shaded area to relax will not go leave unhappy. You'll find the waters off-shore to be of good snorkeling quality, so purchase or rent some gear if you want to see the underwater world.

What's Nearby


Palomino Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the South West coast of Isla Palominos; it will be near other attractions like El Conquistador Resort & Country Club, which is four miles away.

If you want to learn more about the history of Puerto Rico, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. For instance, nearby is Fuerte San Geronimo, which is 35 miles to the west.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there will be more options available in Puerto Rico. The following table includes the closest attractions.

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 guests hoping to find other opportunities for exploration might want to consider going to Fajardo, which is close-by and is a particularly busy area of Puerto Rico. From the coast, Fajardo is a car ride off, about five miles (eight and a half kilometers) away.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may meet guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

Though there aren't many places to stay nearby, the ones found nearest to the water have been listed in the table 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


A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you walk to a local restaurant, where you can get a taste of the local fare, within just a few miles of this shoreline. Iguana's is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant has both American and Caribbean dishes on the menu. They are also known for their hamburgers and seafood.

The following table provides a list of places to eat near this beach.

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

Isla Palominos has several beautiful beaches, so if Palomino Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

You may also want to consider Las Croabas Beach, located four miles to the west-northwest.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in Puerto Rico, but Palomino Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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