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.

Located near the heart of the island of Puerto Rico, 1.2 miles east of Sandin, Puerto Neuvo Beach is on the North edge of the island, You should consider dropping by even if you are not staying in the vicinity. Families and groups of friends who decide to check out this beach can make the most of their relaxation time without sacrificing the chance to meet new people.

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.

The concession stand at this spot is also an option.

Facilities like showers, picnic tables, and restrooms are available at Puerto Neuvo Beach, so visitors can enjoy these benefits and potentially stay for an entire day.

You'll find the waters off-shore to be clear enough for snorkeling, so bring your gear if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North coast of Puerto Rico. It is close to Pineapple Course at Dorado Beach, which is located six miles away, and it is among the popular spots in the area.

Historic attractions, including Fort San Juan de la Cruz, offer a great compliment to the natural beauty of Puerto Neuvo Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Puerto Rico, without having to stray too far from the beach. In fact, this shore is a drivable distance from this destination of historical interest.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run low on things to do. 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 very close to Dorado, so walking the city is a definite option. Nearby, you'll find the city of Dorado, which is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From the shore, Dorado is a car ride off, about eight miles (13 kilometers) away.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. Puerto Neuvo Beach is not located near many major hotels, but you may see visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

While there aren't many hotels within driving distance, the closest ones are listed in the table below.

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


When you start craving an afternoon snack, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so there's no need to go too far from the shore. Bambu Burger is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant serves International food. Many guests rave about their hamburgers.

A few nearby dining options are listed below.

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

Puerto Neuvo Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out in Puerto Rico.

If the exciting vibe at Puerto Neuvo Beach is what you're looking for, consider also visiting Vega Baja Beach, a beach with a similar ambiance. It is located a mile and a half to the east. If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Condado Beach is a beach which doesn't see as many crowds. It is located a little ways away, but is well within reach if you've got a car.

Travelers may also want to consider Cerro Gordo Beach, which is located four miles to the east.

Puerto Rico offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and Puerto Neuvo Beach is just one of the many options.


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