Vacia Talega Beach

Vacia Talega is located on Puerto Rico's north coast, just 15 minutes from Piñones. Despite being located in a relatively secluded area, you'll often find that there are several other groups of visitors making a day of it at this lovely beach.

Positioned on the eastern coast of the island of Puerto Rico, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying nearby. It's often said that Vacia Talega Beach is one of the best spots for escaping the typical tourist haunts. Many of the other beaches you'll come across in Puerto Rico may have the same warm sand and calming breezes as Vacia Talega Beach, but are usually more cramped since they're near some of the most popular hotels.

How to Access The Beach
You can access Vacia Talega directly from PR 187. Simply exit the coastal highway and park in the sand.

Amenities and Ambiance

Vacia Talegs's tan colored shore scoops out a side of the coast which promotes calm waters. The beach is backed by brush, coastal highway, and rows if vehicles which are often parked in the sand.

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

Vacia Talega Beach offers visitors an idyllic and serene getaway, especially since the location that surrounds the beach is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby


Vacia Talega Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the East coast of Puerto Rico; it will be near other attractions like Berwind Country Club, which is five and a half miles to the east-southeast.

Historical attractions such as Fuerte San Geronimo provide a nice compliment to the scenery of Vacia Talega Beach, and allow visitors to learn more about Puerto Rico, without having to go too far from the beach. Actually, this shoreline is within reach of a taxi from this place of historical interest.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Vacia Talega Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Berwind Country Club Golf Course 5.3 ESE Puerto Rico
Autotote Limited Racetrack 5.5 S Puerto Rico
Migenis Nieves Luis E Racetrack 5.5 S Puerto Rico
Rivera Del Toro Jaime Racetrack 5.5 S Puerto Rico
Vega Garcaa Eduardo Racetrack 5.5 S Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Not far away you'll find Loiza, a town which is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it's often visited by guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Because this beach is situated in a fairly popular tourist destination, it is not typically a great challenge to find just the right type of hotel close-by. For visitors hoping to find a place that's near the water, the following table shows the accommodation options closest to Vacia Talega Beach.

Accommodations near Vacia Talega Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort 4.5 ESE Resort
International Airport Hotel 6.5 W Hotel
Best Western San Juan Airport 6.5 W Hotel


Although this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you're prepared to drive a bit. Fern is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The table below lists nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Vacia Talega Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Fern (787) 809-8025 International Fine Dining 4.5 mi. ESE
Molasses Restaurant (787) 809-8048 Caribbean Very Casual 4.5 mi. ESE
Seagrapes Restaurant (787) 809-8033 Eclectic Very Casual 4.5 mi. ESE
Valdo's Pizza (787) 256-6340 Italian -- -- --

Other Beaches

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices in Puerto Rico besides Vacia Talega Beach.

You might also enjoy Carolina Beach, found within taxi range of the coast. More active guests, though, may be interested in Torrecilla Pinones Beach, which offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and isn't far from other tourist hot-spots. It's found two and a half miles to the west.

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

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


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