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.

Set on the island of Puerto Rico, Punta Pozuelo is on the South East edge of the island, You should think about stopping by whether or not you are staying nearby. There aren't many beaches in Puerto Rico like Punta Pozuelo; it's well-equipped with nearby activity, but surprisingly, it's never really too crowded. If you need more activity than you'll find on Puerto Rico's quiet, secluded beaches, but also want a little space to spread out, this beach is right in the middle.

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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Punta Pozuelo brings visitors an angelic and relaxing haven, as the region surrounding the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Punta Pozuelo is on the South East coast of Puerto Rico; it's located near attractions like Aguirre Golf Club, which is two and a half miles away.

Historical attractions like Memorial To Don Domingo provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Punta Pozuelo, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Puerto Rico, without having to leave the coast. Actually, this site can be found within a car's reach of this historical destination.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

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 nearest section in Puerto Rico to Punta Pozuelo is Guayama. This location is only six and a half miles from the beach, which means it is a good option even if you are somewhat strapped for time. Guayama is noted as an urbanized and rather energetic area.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how full the nearby hotels are.

You won't find any of Puerto Rico's frequently visited resorts and hotels lining this beach, though if you're hoping to avoid masses of tourists, the shortage of accommodations should be a welcomed sight.


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat in the immediate surroundings of this location, so you might want to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

There are other beaches in Puerto Rico you might like besides Punta Pozuelo.

You may also want to consider Playita Machete, located not a great distance away, which means a quick cab ride is an easy option.

You may find that Punta Pozuelo is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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