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.

Located on the island of Puerto Rico, 3.4 miles west of Anasco, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying nearby. The area surrounding the beach isn't overflowing with tourists, however, there is still plenty to do here.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Playa La Playa grants an idyllic and relaxing retreat, as the area surrounding the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the West coast of Puerto Rico; the area hosts attractions such as Holiday Inn Mayaguez Casino, which is four miles to the southeast.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Puerto Rico, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. The nearest historical attraction is Mayaguez Memorial, which is six miles away.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, this beach isn't far from any of the items 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 a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the coast, Rincón isn't out of reach at five miles (eight and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There are not many major hotels nearby, but you may meet guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Since the beach is located in a relatively popular tourist destination, it is not typically all that tough to find the type of hotel you're looking for close-by. For visitors looking to book a place that's near the water, the table below shows the options closest to Playa La Playa.

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

Food

Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant, where you can sample regional favorites, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the closest places to eat is Brasas Restaurant. The restaurant offers both Caribbean and Fusion cuisines. They're also renowned for their seafood. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat since it's not far off the beach at all.

The table below lists nearby restaurants.

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

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have lots of choices besides Playa La Playa.

Another option worth considering is Corcega Beach, which is located three miles away.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in Puerto Rico, but Playa La Playa is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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