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 should consider stopping by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. Couples and families who want to have more of the beach to themselves should venture a little farther from the city, and a little closer to 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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

If you prefer beaches which offer a relaxing environment, then you may want to try Torrecilla Pinones Beach; it is found in a less urbanized sector 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 most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you want to mix culture with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Ecourbano. It's not far from the shores at Torrecilla Pinones Beach, so it would be an easy side trip to take after some time in the sun.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, this beach isn't far from any of the items 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 is a definite option. Torrecilla Pinones Beach tourists looking for some additional excitement should consider going to Isla Verde, which is not far away and is an especially active area of Puerto Rico.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. Torrecilla Pinones Beach is not located near many major hotels, but it's often visited by guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Since this beach is in a fairly popular vacation destination, it is not usually very difficult to find the kind of hotel you're looking for nearby. For vacationers wanting to book a place that's on or near the ocean, the following table shows the 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


Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant, where you can sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, without having to stray too far. Bj's Bistro is one of the closest eateries. Bj's Bistro is renowned for serving their famous sandwiches and sushi.

The table below provides a list of dining options 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

Needless to say, there are other beaches in Puerto Rico besides Torrecilla Pinones Beach worth visiting.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Carolina Beach, situated a brief car or taxi trip away. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might find that Vacia Talega Beach is just right. It's found two and a half miles to the east.

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

You may find that Torrecilla Pinones Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Puerto Rico you might like.


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