Playa La Playa

Easily reached and away from the crowds, Playa La Playa is a beach of convenience. Without the clear tropical water easily accessed elsewhere on the island, the beach is mainly left to locals and boaters using the on-site boat ramp.

Situated on the island of Puerto Rico, 3.4 miles west of Anasco, You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Puerto Rico's beaches are hardly known for being secluded, however, Playa La Playa is tamer than most, making it just the right spot for vacationers who aren't fond of huge throngs of tourists.

Amenities and Ambiance

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Playa La Playa brings visitors a calm and peaceful enclave, thanks to the fact that the area surrounding the beach won't be overly crowded.

What's Nearby


Found on the West coast of Puerto Rico; the area is home to other attractions such as Holiday Inn Mayaguez Casino, which is four miles away.

Historical attractions like Mayaguez Memorial provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Playa La Playa, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Puerto Rico, without having to go too far from the beach. As a matter of fact, you'll find this spot six miles from this historical destination.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Playa La Playa
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Holiday Inn Mayaguez Casino Casino 3.8 SE Puerto Rico
Galería Éxodo Art Gallery 4.5 NW Puerto Rico
Paradise Island Casino Casino 5.0 SSE Puerto Rico
Oceano Sea Glass Art Gallery 5.2 NW Puerto Rico
Playa Oesta Gallery Art Gallery 5.2 NW Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Rincón is nearby and is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the shore, Rincón is found maybe five miles (eight and a half kilometers) away.


How many other people you encounter at Playa La Playa will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may see guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Vacationers trying to find a room not far from the beach should find themselves in luck, as there are plenty of accommodations to choose from in the vicinity. You will find the closest, most convenient lodging options by looking over what's listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Playa La Playa
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Rincón Beach Resort 1.5 mi. NW Resort
Lemontree Oceanfront Cottages 2.3 mi. WNW Hotel
Horned Dorset Primavera 2.8 mi. WNW Hotel
Holiday Inn & El Tropical Casino Mayagüez 3.8 mi. SE Hotel
Coconut Palms Inn on the Beach 5.0 mi. NW Hotel
Villa Confresi Hotel 5.0 mi. NW Hotel
Mayagüez Resort & Casino 5.0 mi. SSE Resort
Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel 5.1 mi. NW Resort
Tres Sirenas Beach Inn 5.2 mi. NW B & B
Parador Villa Antonio -- -- Hotel


One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to dine at a nearby restaurant, where you can sample regional favorites, without having to go far. Brasas Restaurant is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant has both Caribbean and Fusion dishes on the menu. Many guests rave about their seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a little ways away.

A few nearby dining options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Playa La Playa
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Brasas Restaurant (787) 589-9000 Caribbean, Fusion Informal 1.5 mi. NW
Pelican Beachfront Grill (787) 589-9000 Eclectic Very Casual 1.5 mi. NW
Dos Vistas (787) 868-7794 American, Caribbean Very Casual 1.8 mi. WNW
D'sserts (787) 560-5717 -- -- 2.1 mi. WNW
Harbor Restaurant (787) 823-0547 Spanish Very Casual 3.3 mi. WNW
Pizza Hut & Taco Bell (787) 805-7445 Italian, Mexican Very Casual 3.4 mi. SE
Pollo Tropical Western Plaza (787) 265-6365 Caribbean Very Casual 3.4 mi. SE
Cafe Playa (787) 826-9988 -- -- -- --
Cafe Restaurant Y Pizzeraa La Cocina De Clarysa (787) 826-4176 Italian -- -- --
Cafeteria Shan (787) 826-2234 -- -- -- --
Confe View Coast (787) 234-9582 -- -- -- --
Cuadros Cafe Restaurant (787) 826-0022 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Travelers searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Playa La Playa.

You might also want to visit Corcega Beach, which is located three miles to the west-northwest.

Puerto Rico has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and Playa La Playa offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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