Punta Pozuelo

Located in a small little community surrounded by a protected forest, Punta Pozuelo Beach is a great location for any fan of nature or quiet. Beach visitors can walk the coast and take a look at the old town here, as well as the wild mangroves that claim the area opposite the beach.

Positioned just outside the heart of the island of Puerto Rico, Punta Pozuelo is on the South East coast of the island, You might want to drop by even if you are not staying in the immediate vicinity. You will typically find plenty of places to set up shop, since the beach and the surroundings that call it home are not overly congested.

Amenities and Ambiance

While there is not much sand between where the beach starts and where the water starts, Punta Pozuelo is very long, and those up for it can walk as far as they want. The further south along the beach you go, the more and more natural it gets, with houses and roads turning into trees and small lagoons.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

If you tend to favor beach days that provide a calm haven, then you may want to try Punta Pozuelo; it's located in a much quieter part of Puerto Rico.

What's Nearby


Punta Pozuelo is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the South East coast of Puerto Rico; the area is home to other attractions such as Aguirre Golf Club, which is pretty close, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction.

If you're intrigued by Puerto Rico's history, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Memorial To Don Domingo, which is 28 miles to the west.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Punta Pozuelo
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Aguirre Golf Club Golf Course 2.7 NW Puerto Rico
El Legado Golf Club Golf Course 3.3 N Puerto Rico
Manualidades El Arte Art Gallery 6.4 ENE Puerto Rico
Maunacoop Salinas Art Gallery 6.9 WNW Puerto Rico
El Gran Casino Casino 12.9 ENE Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

The closest region of Puerto Rico to Punta Pozuelo is Guayama. This friendly part of Puerto Rico is just six and a half miles from the coast, which means it doesn't have to be a terribly lengthy excursion. It's important to note that Guayama is a fast-paced and busy region.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how full nearby hotel rooms are.

Don't anticipate finding any of Puerto Rico's large resorts near this beach, but if you're looking to dodge throngs of travelers, the lack of places to stay will certainly be a welcomed sight.


You might not find any places to eat surrounding this coast, so you might want to plan a picnic if you want to fully enjoy your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Puerto Rico, so Punta Pozuelo is just one of your options.

You might also want to visit Playita Machete, located five and a half miles away.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in Puerto Rico, but Punta Pozuelo is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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