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.

Situated 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 consider dropping by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. Do you dream of finding a beach tucked into an untouched part of town? Many visitors seek a beach that isn't surrounded by thousands of hotel rooms; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like Torrecilla Pinones Beach are perfect when you need a break from the typical tourist scene.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site.

If you like beaches that provide a quiet experience, then you will want to try Torrecilla Pinones Beach; it is located within a more rural area of Puerto Rico.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the East coast of Puerto Rico; it will be near other attractions like Psychodelic Tattoo, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you want to combine a little culture with your trip to the beach, you should plan a trip to Ecourbano, one of the closest museums, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

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
Oasis Casino Casino 5.3 W Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Torrecilla Pinones Beach is near Isla Verde, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. Tourists at Torrecilla Pinones Beach who are looking for some additional excitement should think about making the trip to Isla Verde, since it's nearby and is an especially active area of Puerto Rico.

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may encounter visitors from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Because this beach is located in a relatively touristed area, it is not usually very tough to find just the right kind of hotel nearby. If you and your party are wanting to get a place that's on or near the water, the table below lists the accommodation options closest 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
TRYP by Wyndham Isla Verde 4.9 mi. W Resort
Hampton Inn & Suites San Juan 4.9 mi. W Hotel
ESJ Towers 5.0 mi. W Resort
El San Juan Resort & Casino, a Hilton Hotel 5.0 mi. W Resort

Food

If you start getting hungry during your afternoon at the shore, this beach has you covered, and you don't have to go far from these sands. One of the closest places to eat is Bj's Bistro. A sure-fire favorite at Bj's Bistro is their sandwiches and sushi.

The following table provides a list of dining options located 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
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

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them in Puerto Rico will have lots of options besides Torrecilla Pinones Beach.

Another location you might enjoy is Carolina Beach, located a quick car or cab ride away. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might like Vacia Talega Beach. It's found two and a half miles to the east.

Travelers may also want to consider Coco Beach, which is located just a cab ride away.

Of course, Puerto Rico has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Torrecilla Pinones Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.

 

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