Puerto Neuvo Beach

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.

Positioned on 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 to drop by whether or not you are staying particularly close by. Puerto Rico's beaches are hardly known for being secluded, but Puerto Neuvo Beach is less exposed than the others, which makes it an excellent attraction for those of you who aren't fond of huge throngs of tourists.

Amenities and Ambiance

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.

There is also a snack bar here.

Showers, picnic tables, and restrooms are all available at this beach, so guests will find all their needs taken care of, allowing for a full day to be spent here.

The water here is of good snorkeling quality, so bring along some gear if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North coast of Puerto Rico. It is near Pineapple Course at Dorado Beach, which is a quick cab ride's distance, and it is among the favorite local destinations.

Beaches and museums may seem an unlikely combination to some, but a quite a few vacationers find that museums like Science Park (positioned 16 and a half miles away) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and help share a different side of Puerto Rico.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never get bored. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Puerto Neuvo Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
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

Cities and Towns

Puerto Neuvo Beach is close to Dorado, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Dorado is the closest city and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the shore, Dorado is a car ride off, about eight miles (13 kilometers) away.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on time of day, season, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. The area does not have very many large hotels, but you may encounter visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Though there aren't many places to stay close-by, the nearest ones have been listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Puerto Neuvo Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
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


One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to dine at an area restaurant, where you'll be able to sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, within a reachable distance. One of the nearest restaurants is Bambu Burger. The restaurant serves delicious International cuisine. They have become well-known, however, because of their hamburgers.

The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Puerto Neuvo Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Bambu Burger (787) 807-4444 International Very Casual -- --
Ian'z Buffet (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
A Master Pizza (787) 615-7903 Italian -- -- --
Alex Pizza (787) 855-7118 Italian -- -- --
Antojitos Aire Mar Y Tierra (787) 855-4186 -- -- -- --
Arraisas Pizza (787) 807-3723 Italian -- -- --
Arraizas Pizza & Restaurant (787) 807-4488 Italian -- -- --
Barbeque Tortuguero (787) 858-0088 -- -- -- --
Barberaa & Estilos Lissy (787) 807-4302 -- -- -- --
Cafe Melyans (787) 858-8893 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Needless to say, there are other beaches in Puerto Rico besides Puerto Neuvo Beach worth visiting.

If the exciting vibe at Puerto Neuvo Beach is one of the features you love, you'll want to consider heading to Vega Baja Beach, another location where you'll find fun and action. You'll find it a mile and a half to the east. If you're looking for something a little more private, Condado Beach may be a good choice. It is located a worthwhile destination if you've got a car.

Another option worth considering is Cerro Gordo Beach, located four miles to the east.

Puerto Rico has a lot to offer its visitors, but taking a swim at Puerto Neuvo Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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