Torrecilla Pinones Beach

Torrecilla Pinones Beach is located on the north coast of Puerto Rico. Set along a coast that is backed by miles of forest land, it is easy to find a quiet stretch of sand to claim as your own when you are looking for a day away from the hustle and bustle of some of the larger tourist areas on the island.

Positioned in the vicinity of San Juan, 1.3 miles east of Pinones, Torrecilla Pinones Beach is on the East edge of Puerto Rico. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying very close. Couples and families who want to have more of the beach to themselves should consider visiting Torrecilla Pinones Beach.

How to Access The Beach

Torrecilla Pinones is located off PR 187.

Amenities and Ambiance

Brush and lush trees back the beach, protecting it from the coastal highway, while dark tan sand runs to the shore. The waters are deep blue and can be rough at times.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here.

If you tend to prefer beaches that offer an angelic place to escape, then you may want to try Torrecilla Pinones Beach; it's found in a less urban section of the region.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the East coast of Puerto Rico; it's located near attractions like Psychodelic Tattoo, which is one of the closest attractions.

To some, beaches and museums may see like an unlikely combination, but plenty of visitors find that museums like Ecourbano (one of the closest to Torrecilla Pinones Beach) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and a whole new way to view Puerto Rico's traditions and culture.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Torrecilla Pinones Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Psychodelic Tattoo Art Gallery 4.2 S Puerto Rico
Casino del Sol Casino 4.4 W Puerto Rico
Ritz-Carlton Casino Casino 4.7 W Puerto Rico
El San Juan Casino Casino 5.0 W Puerto Rico
InterContinental San Juan Casino Casino 5.2 W Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Torrecilla Pinones Beach is close to Isla Verde, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Torrecilla Pinones Beach visitors hoping to find additional places to explore might want to consider heading over to Isla Verde, since it's close-by and is an area full of activity.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may see visitors from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Since the beach is in a relatively popular vacation spot, it is not usually much of a challenge to find exactly the type of hotel you're looking for close-by. For vacationers wanting to find a place that's on or near the beach, the table below shows the closest options to Torrecilla Pinones Beach.

Accommodations near Torrecilla Pinones Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
International Airport Hotel 4.0 mi. W Hotel
Best Western San Juan Airport 4.1 mi. W Hotel
Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort 4.4 mi. W Resort
Ritz-Carlton San Juan Hotel, Spa, & Casino 4.7 mi. W Hotel
Hotel La Playa 4.9 mi. W Hotel
Coral by the Sea Hotel & Restaurant 4.9 mi. W B & B
Casa de Playa Beach Hotel 4.9 mi. W Hotel
Hampton Inn & Suites San Juan 4.9 mi. W Hotel
ESJ Towers 5.0 mi. W Resort
El San Juan Hotel & Casino 5.0 mi. W Resort


When you start craving an afternoon snack, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, and you won't have to look too far from the shore. One of the closest restaurants is Bj's Bistro. Bj's Bistro specializes in sandwiches and sushi.

The following table provides a list of nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Torrecilla Pinones Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Bj's Bistro (787) 697-9317 Delicatessen Very Casual 4.0 mi. W
Aida's Cafe (787) 276-7600 -- -- -- --
Antiques Cafe (787) 899-5410 -- -- -- --
Apolo Restaurant (787) 757-8888 -- -- -- --
Bajari (787) 757-8783 -- -- -- --
Big Daddy (787) 752-7112 -- -- -- --
Black Jack Sport & Grill (787) 768-6622 -- -- -- --
Bokaito (787) 768-7965 -- -- -- --
Bubu's Pizza (787) 750-4602 Italian Very Casual -- --
Cafe Tierra Gigante (787) 276-0195 -- -- -- --
Cafetan Carman (787) 791-6464 -- -- -- --
Cafeteraa Carolin (787) 276-7290 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Torrecilla Pinones Beach isn't the only beach worth visitng in Puerto Rico.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Carolina Beach, found a brief car or taxi trip away. Others might prefer Vacia Talega Beach, which could provide a little more opportunity for excitement, and isn't far from nearby attractions. It's located two and a half miles to the east.

Travelers may also want to consider Coco Beach, which is located nine miles away.

Puerto Rico has so much to offer, and Torrecilla Pinones Beach is just one of the many options.


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