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 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.

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 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.

What's Nearby


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.

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

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.

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


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.

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

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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