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 edge of the island of Puerto Rico, You should consider dropping by even if you are not staying in the immediate vicinity. Love beach-going but hate the crowds? Extra space is just one of the perks that comes with finding a beach that's a long way from the nearest major city; beaches less-traveled like Vacia Talega Beach are usually more relaxing than those overrun with fellow travelers.

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.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline.

If you usually prefer sunny days which bring guests a calm place to escape, then maybe head on over to Vacia Talega Beach; it is back within a less urban area of Puerto Rico.

What's Nearby


Vacia Talega Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the East coast of Puerto Rico; it's located near attractions like Berwind Country Club, which is five and a half miles away.

Historical attractions like Fuerte San Geronimo offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Vacia Talega Beach, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Puerto Rico's past, without having to go too far from the beach. Actually, this coastline is located 12 miles to the west of this site of historical significance.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

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

Vacia Talega Beach is very close to Loiza, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. Loiza is the closest city and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually 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 see visitors staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Because the beach is located in a pretty popular vacation spot, it typically isn't much of a challenge to find exactly the type of hotel you're looking for close-by. For visitors wanting to find a place that's on or near the ocean, the table that follows lists the 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


Though this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you're willing to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest restaurants is Fern, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown in the following table.

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

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches in Puerto Rico, so Vacia Talega Beach is not your only option.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Carolina Beach, found within taxi range of the coast. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might like Torrecilla Pinones Beach. It's located two and a half miles to the west.

Another location you may want to try is Coco Beach, which is located just a cab ride away.

You may find that Vacia Talega Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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