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 eastern side of the island of Puerto Rico, near Ceiba, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Puerto Rico's beaches are pretty busy for the most part, however, Roosevelt Roads Beach is tamer than most, making it a good choice for travelers who'd prefer to stay out of the busiest areas.

Amenities and Ambiance

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

Roosevelt Roads Beach provides an idyllic and serene escape, in part because the location that surrounds the beach won't be overly crowded.

What's Nearby


Roosevelt Roads Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find 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 to the west.

If you want to learn more about the history of Puerto Rico, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. The nearest historical attraction is Fuerte San Geronimo, which is a little ways away from the coast, but is well within reach if you've got a car.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run low on things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found 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 walking the city is a definite option. Roosevelt Roads Beach visitors seeking other interesting places to see will want to think about checking out Fajardo, which is not far away and is a particularly busy area of Puerto Rico. From the shore, Fajardo is a little ways off, maybe nine miles (14 and a half kilometers) away.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it can attract visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Although beach-goers will generally find few places to stay nearby, those accommodations closest to Roosevelt Roads Beach can be viewed in the following list.

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 this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you're prepared to venture a little out of the way. One of the closest places to eat is Cafeteria Los Nietos, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Nearby restaurant options are included in the following table.

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

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Roosevelt Roads Beach.

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

You may find that Roosevelt Roads Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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