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.

Located on the island of Puerto Rico, in the general vicinity of Ceiba, You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the immediate vicinity. Roosevelt Roads Beach stands out because it's perfect for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Other nearby beaches in Puerto Rico may be just as refreshing as Roosevelt Roads Beach, but are usually more cramped since they're found in the most popular parts of town.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

If you find that you desire beach days that offer a relaxing experience, then you may want to try Roosevelt Roads Beach; it's tucked away in a much quieter section of the region.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the East coast of Puerto Rico; the area is home to other attractions such as Estadio Adolfo Hanni Carillo, which is six and a half miles away.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Puerto Rico, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. For instance, nearby is Fuerte San Geronimo, which is within a car's reach of the coast.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never get bored. The attractions closest to this beach are listed 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 close to Fajardo, so walking the city is a definite option. Roosevelt Roads Beach guests hoping to find further attractions might want to consider going to Fajardo, which is in the vicinity and is a particularly busy area of Puerto Rico. From the shore, Fajardo is located roughly nine miles (14 and a half kilometers) away.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may see visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

While there aren't many hotels within a several miles, the nearest ones have been listed 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


Although you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you are 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 provides a list of dining options located 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

Needless to say, there are other beaches in Puerto Rico besides Roosevelt Roads Beach worth visiting.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Playa Punta Santiago, which is located a brief cab ride away.

Maybe Roosevelt Roads Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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