This interesting beach is located behind a large rock formation, giving Puerto Nuevo Beach oddly peaceful waters in an area that is usually very rough, making it popular with swimmers. The rocks that give the beach its peace takes the brunt force of the ocean, and visitors can stand on some of the large rocks and watch the waves crash into them.
Located near the middle of the island of Puerto Rico, 1.2 miles east of Sandin, Puerto Neuvo Beach is on the North coast of the island, You might want even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Beachgoers should keep in mind that, although Puerto Neuvo Beach is by no means secluded, you wouldn't necessarily call it a busy beach either. This makes it an excellent choice for those of you who want to make the most of their trip to the beach but also want to skip out on the crowds.
Puerto Nuevo is a peninsula, with the ocean surrounding it on all but one side. The rocks, while blocking waves, also trap water inside the beach, sometimes creating small lagoons, providing plenty of opportunities to explore.
The snack bar here is the ultimate convenience if you need a cold drink, or something to hold you over until dinner.
You can enjoy the use of showers, picnic tables, and restrooms at Puerto Neuvo Beach, meaning visitors can enjoy these benefits and potentially stay for an entire day.
Fortunately, the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.
This beach is positioned on the North coast of Puerto Rico; the area hosts attractions such as Pineapple Course at Dorado Beach, which is six miles away.
If you're interested in learning more about the history of Puerto Rico, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. The nearest historical attraction is Fort San Juan de la Cruz, which is within a car's reach of the coast.
There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.
|Pineapple Course at Dorado Beach||Golf Course||6.0||E||Puerto Rico|
|Dorado Beach West Course||Golf Course||6.6||E||Puerto Rico|
|Dorado Beach East Course||Golf Course||6.7||E||Puerto Rico|
|Sugarcane Course at Dorado Beach||Golf Course||6.8||ESE||Puerto Rico|
|Dorado Del Mar Casino||Casino||8.2||E||Puerto Rico|
Not far away you'll find Dorado, a town which is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From Puerto Neuvo Beach, Dorado is a car ride off, about eight miles (13 kilometers) away.
The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked nearby hotels. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but you may see visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.
While beach-goers will not find very many accommodations in the area, those options closest to Puerto Neuvo Beach are shown in the following table.
|Hyatt Hacienda Del Mar||5.2 mi.||E||Resort|
|Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach||6.3 mi.||E||Resort|
|Embassy Suites Dorado del Mar Beach & Golf Resort||8.2 mi.||E||Resort|
|Golden Sands Villas||8.2 mi.||E||Resort|
If you need to grab a bite to eat around midday, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you don't have to go far from the sea. One of the closest restaurants is Bambu Burger. The restaurant serves delicious International cuisine. Many guests rave about their hamburgers.
The following table provides a list of nearby dining options.
|Bambu Burger||(787) 807-4444||International||Very Casual||--||--|
|(787) 855-3393||--||--||3.4 mi.||S|
|Little Caesar's Vega Baja||(787) 855-3376||Italian||Very Casual||3.4 mi.||S|
|Martin's BBQ Vega Baja||(787) 855-3468||Caribbean||Very Casual||3.4 mi.||S|
Of course, Puerto Neuvo Beach is just one of many beaches you might like in Puerto Rico.
If the active mood at Puerto Neuvo Beach is what you're looking for, you'll want to consider also visiting Vega Baja Beach, a beach with a similar ambiance. You'll find it a mile and a half to the east. If you're looking for a more secluded beach experience, you might enjoy Condado Beach. It is located definitely within a car's reach.
Travelers may also want to consider Cerro Gordo Beach, which is located four miles to the east.
Puerto Rico has plenty to offer its visitors, and paying a visit to Puerto Neuvo Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.
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