Corcega Beach

The town of Rincon is known in Puerto Rico as the place you go to surf. The beaches along this stretch of coast feature rougher waters perfect for the sport. Corcega Beach, however, is set further south than many other Rincon beaches, and the waters are much more calm. If you have young children, this is the Rincon Beach to bring them to.

Located on the western side of the island of Puerto Rico, 2.6 miles south-southeast of Rincón, You should think about stopping by whether or not you are staying particularly close by. Those of you who might prefer a beach that's a little less crowded, but still fun and active, may really like a visit to Corcega Beach. It's not the type of beach that gets packed every day, but it also doesn't completely lack a social atmosphere.

How to Access The Beach
Corcega Beach is located just off PR 429.

Amenities and Ambiance

The soft, tan sands of Corcega Beach stretch on seemingly for miles as the beautiful turquoise waters lap the shore. Out at sea there is reef just 50 yards off shore, while back on land a cement boat on a small rock cliff serves as a local landmark.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the West coast of Puerto Rico. It's located near Galería Éxodo, which is one of a few attractions in the vicinity.

Museums and beaches may seem an odd combination to some, but a quite a few vacationers find that museums like Maritime Museum (located five miles away) offer a fun learning experience and help share a different side of Puerto Rico.

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 Corcega Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Galería Éxodo Art Gallery 1.9 NNW Puerto Rico
Oceano Sea Glass Art Gallery 2.6 NNW Puerto Rico
Playa Oesta Gallery Art Gallery 2.6 NNW Puerto Rico
Putt Putt Parrot Safari Miniature Golf Course 4.5 NNW Puerto Rico
Punta Higuero Lighthouse Lighthouse 5.0 NNW Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Corcega Beach is close to Mayagüez, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Corcega Beach visitors seeking other opportunities for exploration will want to consider heading over to Mayagüez, because it's not far away and is a particularly busy area of Puerto Rico.

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. At this beach, you can expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

Visitors will find a fairly wide variety of hotels and resorts to pick from near Corcega Beach. The closest of which are shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Corcega Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Horned Dorset Primavera 0.2 mi. E Hotel
Lemontree Oceanfront Cottages 0.7 mi. E Hotel
Coconut Palms Inn on the Beach 2.3 mi. NW Hotel
Villa Confresi Hotel 2.3 mi. NW Hotel
Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel 2.5 mi. NNW Resort
Tres Sirenas Beach Inn 2.5 mi. NW B & B
Parador Villa Antonio -- -- Hotel
The Pineapple Inn Rincon -- -- Hotel
Blue Boy Inn 3.7 mi. NNW B & B
The English Rose Bed & Breakfast Inn -- -- B & B

Food

It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Corcega Beach; there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the closest places to eat is Harbor Restaurant. The restaurant serves Spanish cuisine. They have become well-known, however, because of their seafood.

Nearby dining options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Corcega Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Harbor Restaurant (787) 823-0547 Spanish Very Casual 0.6 mi. N
D'sserts (787) 560-5717 -- -- 0.9 mi. E
Dos Vistas (787) 868-7794 American, Caribbean Very Casual 1.2 mi. E
Brasas Restaurant (787) 589-9000 Caribbean, Fusion Informal 1.6 mi. E
Pelican Beachfront Grill (787) 589-9000 Eclectic Very Casual 1.6 mi. E
Lucky 13 BBQ (939) 697-8005 American Very Casual 1.9 mi. NNW
Windows of the Sea (787) 587-2050 International Very Casual 2.2 mi. N
La Ana de Cofresi (787) 823-2450 Caribbean, Spanish Informal 2.3 mi. NW
Restaurant El Bohio (787) 823-2450 Eclectic Very Casual 2.3 mi. NW
Royal Palm Cafe (787) 823-7500 Caribbean Informal 2.5 mi. NNW
Pijay's BBQ (787) 363-2550 American, Caribbean Very Casual 2.5 mi. NNW
Cafe El Aroma Tropical (787) 823-1640 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Travelers searching for the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices in Puerto Rico besides Corcega Beach.

You may also want to consider Playa La Playa, located three miles to the east-southeast.

While Puerto Rico has many alluring attractions, a trip to Corcega Beach could end up a family favorite.

 

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