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.

Set in the vicinity of San Juan, 1.3 miles east of Pinones, Torrecilla Pinones Beach is on the East coast of Puerto Rico. You might want regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Even if you love being in the middle of all the action, there are some perks to visiting a beach that isn't packed full of hotel guests; beautiful but out-of-the-way beaches like Torrecilla Pinones Beach might not be typical "beach scenes", but are nice and private.

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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available.

Torrecilla Pinones Beach brings visitors a quiet and relaxing enclave, as the surrounding area is positioned apart from more urban areas.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the East coast of Puerto Rico. Casino del Sol is a brief taxi ride away, and it is one of the local attractions.

Historical attractions such as Fuerte San Geronimo provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Torrecilla Pinones Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Puerto Rico, if you are interested in exploring. As a matter of fact, this coast is only a taxi ride away from this place of historical significance.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in Puerto Rico. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Torrecilla Pinones Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Casino del Sol Casino 4.4 W Puerto Rico
Oasis Casino Casino 5.3 W Puerto Rico
Ecourbano Museum 7.3 W Puerto Rico
Museo Tower Museum 7.3 W Puerto Rico
Museum of History, Anthropology and Art Museum 7.7 WSW Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Torrecilla Pinones Beach is very close to Isla Verde, so walking the city is a definite option. Torrecilla Pinones Beach tourists hoping to find other interesting places to see might want to think about making the trip to Isla Verde, which is in the vicinity and is an active, busy area.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. The area does not have very many large hotels, but you may encounter guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Travelers looking for a hotel room not far from the beach shouldn't have a tough time, as there is no shortage of resorts and hotels to pick from close-by. You'll find the closest, most convenient hotel booking options by viewing those shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Torrecilla Pinones Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
International Airport Hotel 4.0 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
Coral by the Sea Hotel & Restaurant 4.9 mi. W B & B
Hampton Inn & Suites San Juan 4.9 mi. W Hotel
Marie St. Clair Hotel 5.0 mi. W Resort
Fairmont El San Juan Hotel 5.0 mi. W Resort
Intercontinental San Juan Resort Spa and Casino 5.1 mi. W Hotel
Borinquen Beach Inn 5.3 mi. W Motel
Verdanza Hotel 5.3 mi. W Hotel


A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you try a nearby restaurant, where you can dive into Puerto Rico's specialty dishes, without having to stray too far. One of the nearest restaurants is Bj's Bistro. Bj's Bistro is renowned for serving their famous sandwiches and sushi.

The following table lists places to eat near this beach.

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
Cafeteraa Don Julian (787) 701-8211 -- -- -- --
Cafeteraa El Fogan (787) 750-6830 -- -- -- --
China Sum (787) 701-9922 Chinese -- -- --
Cold Stone Creamery Escorial Shooping Village (787) 750-5732 -- -- -- --
Dragon Cafe (787) 276-5220 -- -- -- --
Kim's Pizza (787) 257-1200 Italian -- -- --
New York Pizza (787) 750-9039 Italian -- -- --
Panzi Pizza (787) 752-8416 Italian -- -- --
Piazza Pizza (787) 776-7730 Italian -- -- --
Valentan Pizza Place I (787) 757-0455 Italian -- -- --
Cafeteraa Come Y Calla (787) 750-7150 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

There are multiple beaches to discover in Puerto Rico, of course, so if Torrecilla Pinones Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Another location you might enjoy is Carolina Beach, found a brief car or taxi trip away. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, you might find that Vacia Talega Beach is just right. You'll find it two and a half miles to the east.

Another location you may want to try is Coco Beach, located within the range of a cab.

There's plenty to see and do in Puerto Rico, so visiting Torrecilla Pinones Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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