Tamarindo Beach

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Tucked away in one of the most remote areas of Puerto Rico, Tamarindo Beach offers enclave to evey nature lover and eco-tourist.

Located on the southwestern side of the island of Puerto Rico, You might want even if you aren't staying particularly close by. When you need to spend the afternoon away from tourist-filled hotspots, you might really enjoy an afternoon at Tamarindo Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Littered with only the occasional tree and shrub, Tamarindo Beach is a prime example of what natural beaches can be. With plenty of room to spread out, a lack of crowds, and some distance from any kind of civilization, the beach is the perfect place to escape to.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available.

If you find that you like beach days which provide a serene haven, then think about trying out Tamarindo Beach; it's found within a much quieter sector of Puerto Rico.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the South West coast of Puerto Rico; the area hosts attractions such as Cana Gorda State Park, which is pretty close, so you may choose to walk to this destination, while some will prefer to take a cab.

History-focused attractions such as Hacienda Buena Vista are a great compliment to the natural beauty of Tamarindo Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Puerto Rico, without straying too far from the coastline. Actually, you'll find this spot 15 and a half miles to the northeast of this destination of historical interest.

If you can't wait to see as many of Puerto Rico's attractions as possible, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Tamarindo Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Cana Gorda State Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.8 WSW Puerto Rico
Guanica Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.6 W Puerto Rico
Best Western Pichi's Casino Casino 6.4 NE Puerto Rico
La Parguera Nature Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.5 W Puerto Rico
Estadio Luis Tite Arroyo Sporting Event Venue 10.9 NE Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Guests visiting Tamarindo Beach who are hoping to find other interesting places to see might think about going to Guánica, which is nearby and is a particularly busy area of Puerto Rico. From Tamarindo Beach, Guánica is just up the road, roughly four miles (six and a half kilometers).


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how full nearby hotel rooms are. Tamarindo Beach is not near very many major hotels, but you may meet guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Although vacationers will not find very many places to stay in the immediate vicinity, those accommodation options closest to Tamarindo Beach are shown below.

Accommodations near Tamarindo Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Copamarina Beach Resort 2.0 mi. W Resort
Parador Guanica 1929 5.3 mi. W Hotel
Pichi's Hotel & Convention Center -- -- Hotel


If you visit the beach around lunchtime the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so there's no need to go too far from these sands. One of the closest restaurants is Cafe Migdaly.

Nearby restaurant options are listed below.

Restaurants near Tamarindo Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Cafe Migdaly (787) 821-5601 -- -- -- --
Cana Gorda Cafe Tropical (787) 821-3919 -- -- -- --
Naz Cocktail (787) 821-7318 -- -- -- --
Pizzeria Caa+-O'S & Chicken (787) 821-2524 Italian -- -- --
San Jacinto Restaurant (787) 821-4941 -- -- -- --
Sandwichera Ianrelis (787) 821-1751 -- -- -- --
Semiday Beach Apartments (787) 821-2237 -- -- -- --
Martin's BBQ Yauco (787) 856-5551 Caribbean Very Casual 4.9 mi. N
Armandos Cafe (787) 267-4584 -- -- 4.9 mi. N

Other Beaches

Puerto Rico has many beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Manglillos Beach, found only a taxi trip away from the shore. Others might prefer Ballena Beach, which could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and isn't far from other popular destinations. You'll find it a half mile to the west-northwest.

Another location you may want to try is Rosado Beach, located seven miles to the west.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Puerto Rico, and Tamarindo Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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