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.

Situated on the western side of the island of Puerto Rico, 2.6 miles south-southeast of Rincón, You might want even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Although you'll make many choices while on vacation, choosing a beach that suits your family could be one of the most important. Before you arrive, consider some of Puerto Rico's most interesting options, like Corcega Beach.

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, restrooms will not be available here, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


Corcega Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the West coast of Puerto Rico. Oceano Sea Glass is one of a number of attractions in the region.

If you're interested in combining a little culture with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Maritime Museum, a lovely museum found easily by taxi, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Corcega Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
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
Maritime Museum Museum 5.0 NNW Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Corcega Beach is in the Mayagüez area, so walking the city is a definite option. Tourists at Corcega Beach who are looking for other opportunities for exploration might consider heading to Mayagüez, since it's close-by and is an especially active area of Puerto Rico.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. Typically, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few other guests who are staying close by.

Guests will find a good selection of hotel options to choose from in the area surrounding Corcega Beach. The most accessible of which are listed 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 -- -- B & B


Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to dine at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without going too far from the coast. One of the closest places to eat is Harbor Restaurant. The restaurant has a menu featuring Spanish food. Many guests rave about their seafood.

Nearby dining options are listed in the following table.

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

Corcega Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out in Puerto Rico.

Travelers may also want to consider Playa La Playa, which is located three miles away.

There's plenty to see and do in Puerto Rico, so visiting Corcega Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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