Roosevelt Roads Beach

Located only across the bay from he main Naval Station on Puerto Rico, Roosevelt is known mainly as a good place to try to catch a glimpse of some large Navy ships. Other than that however, there is not much at Roosevelt Beach. It is located on Navy property though, so you may want to call ahead to make sure that the base is open to the public when you plan on coming.

Positioned on the island of Puerto Rico, in the general vicinity of Ceiba, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying very close. You will generally find plenty of places to set up shop, since the beach and its surrounding area is not overflowing with tourists.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline.

If you happen to desire coasts which bring guests a serene experience, then think about trying out Roosevelt Roads Beach; it's hidden away within a less urban section of Puerto Rico.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the East coast of Puerto Rico. It is near Estadio Adolfo Hanni Carillo, which is an easy cab ride's distance, and it is among the area's attractions.

If you want to learn more about the history of Puerto Rico, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. The nearest historical attraction is Fuerte San Geronimo, which is a little ways away from the shore, but can be reached in the car.

If a visit to the Roosevelt Roads Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Roosevelt Roads Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Estadio Adolfo Hanni Carillo Sporting Event Venue 6.4 W Puerto Rico
El Conquistador Resort & Country Club Golf Course 10.6 N Puerto Rico
Yokahu Lookout Tower Observation Tower 11.5 NW Puerto Rico
Fero de las Cabezas de San Juan Lighthouse Lighthouse 12.2 N Puerto Rico
Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 12.3 N Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Roosevelt Roads Beach is near Fajardo, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. Roosevelt Roads Beach tourists looking for further attractions might think about checking out Fajardo, which is in the vicinity and is an especially active area of Puerto Rico. From the shore, Fajardo is located roughly nine miles (14 and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. This spot is not near many large hotels, but you may encounter guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Though you'll find very few hotels nearby, the closest ones are shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Roosevelt Roads Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Ceiba Country Inn 5.5 mi. NW B & B
Casa Flamboyant -- -- Guest house
Fajardo Inn 8.9 mi. N Resort

Food

While this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you're prepared to drive or bike a few miles. One of the closest places to eat is Cafeteria Los Nietos, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The following table lists dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Roosevelt Roads Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Cafeteria Los Nietos (787) 885-6698 -- -- -- --
Munet Pizza (787) 885-3055 Italian -- -- --
Pizza 2 Spress (787) 885-8000 Italian -- -- --
Pollo Boricua Fried Chicken (787) 885-1180 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches in Puerto Rico, so if Roosevelt Roads Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

Another option worth considering is Playa Punta Santiago, which is located within the range of a cab.

Puerto Rico has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, so visiting Roosevelt Roads Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.

 

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