Pesquera Beach

A favorite among locals on the weekend, Pasquera Beach is located near rental villas and has parking, but there are no restrooms associated with this stretch of sand. Where they do shine is the atmosphere, as strains of local music can be heard from the kiosks that line the shore.

Situated on the island of Puerto Rico, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying very close. Those of you who might prefer a beach that's a little less crowded, but still fun and active, may find that Pesquera Beach is just the right spot. It's not one of the beaches that's always brimming with visitors, but it's not totally secluded either.

Amenities and Ambiance

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

Pesquera Beach offers a quiet and relaxing escape, as the area surrounding the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the South East coast of Puerto Rico. Punta Tuna Lighthouse is among the attractions in the region.

Historical attractions like Fuerte San Geronimo provide a great compliment to the natural beauty of Pesquera Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Puerto Rico, if you are interested in exploring. In fact, this shoreline is within a car's reach of this site of historical significance.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Pesquera Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Punta Tuna Lighthouse Lighthouse 6.9 E Puerto Rico
El Legado Golf Club Golf Course 13.0 W Puerto Rico
Palm at Palmas del Mar Golf Club Golf Course 14.9 NE Puerto Rico
Flamboyan at Palmas del Mar Golf Club Golf Course 15.1 NE Puerto Rico
Caguas Real Golf Club Golf Course 15.7 N Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Pesquera Beach is near Patillas, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Guests visiting Pesquera Beach who are hoping to find additional places to explore might think about heading to Patillas, since it's not far away and is an active, busy area. From Pesquera Beach, Patillas is not far away, about two and a half miles (four and a half kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many people have booked nearby hotels.

You shouldn't anticipate finding any of Puerto Rico's large resorts near this beach, though if you're hoping to avoid throngs of vacationers, the shortage of accommodations will be a pleasant sight.


Though there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you're prepared to venture a little out of the way. One of the nearest restaurants is Lordemar Restaurant & Apartment, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The following table lists nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Pesquera Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Lordemar Restaurant & Apartment (787) 839-7692 -- -- -- --
Rene BBQ Patillas (787) 271-4650 American, Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Mario Pizza (787) 839-5271 Italian -- -- --
Gabys Restaurant (787) 929-9735 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

There are other beaches in Puerto Rico you might like besides Pesquera Beach.

Another option worth considering is La Playa Guardarraya, which is located three miles to the east.

Puerto Rico has a lot to offer its visitors, but Pesquera Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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