Indicators Beach is located on the western tip of Puerto Rico, just south of Lighthouse Park. This beach has rough waters that make it less than ideal for swimmers, but surfing and beach combing are popular pastimes here.

Set on the western coast of the island of Puerto Rico, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Seclusion and privacy are the features which most exemplify Puerto Rico's beaches, but Indicators is a little different. You'll still find it has a calm, serene mood, but you can visit without having to be too far removed from the city's activity.

How to Access The Beach
Park at Lighthouse Park and walk down a trail to get to Indicators Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Indicators is fringed with spiky palm trees and has a rocky coastline that can make the beach seem uninviting. Still, the tan colored sand is soft and the waters are aquamarine, making it a beauty you won't want to miss seeing.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

You should remember that Indicators is in an area which is a popular spot, so factor that into your plans.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the West coast of Puerto Rico. It's located near Maritime Museum, which is situated about a hundred yards to the south, and it is one of the local attractions.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Indicators
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Maritime Museum Museum 0.1 mi. S Puerto Rico
Punta Higuero Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.1 mi. S Puerto Rico
Putt Putt Parrot Safari Miniature Golf Course 0.9 mi. E Puerto Rico
Oceano Sea Glass Art Gallery 2.4 mi. SE Puerto Rico
Playa Oesta Gallery Art Gallery 2.4 mi. SE Puerto Rico
Galería Éxodo Art Gallery 3.2 mi. SE Puerto Rico

Cities and Towns

Indicators is close to Rincón, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. The city of Rincón is close-by and is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the beach, Rincón is a fairly short distance away, roughly two and a half miles (four kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. At this beach, you can expect to see a fair amount of vacationers who are staying in the area.

Beach-goers will find a fairly wide selection of lodging options to choose from in the area that encircles the beach. The most accessible of which can be seen below.

Accommodations near Indicators
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Sole Beach Club Inn 0.4 mi. SE Hotel
Casa Verde Hotel 0.9 mi. ENE Hotel
Lazy Parrot Inn 0.9 mi. E Hotel
Punta Taino Guest House 0.9 mi. ENE Guest house
Tamboo Beside the Pointe Inn 1.1 mi. ENE Hotel
Casa Isleña Inn 1.3 mi. ENE Hotel
The English Rose Bed & Breakfast Inn -- -- B & B
Blue Boy Inn 1.4 mi. SE B & B
The Pineapple Inn Rincon -- -- Hotel
Parador Villa Antonio -- -- Hotel


If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the closest restaurants is Red Flamboyan. The restaurant serves both Caribbean and Spanish menu items. Visitors often rave about their seafood. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat since it's only a short distance away.

The following table provides a list of dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Indicators
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Red Flamboyan (787) 823-4508 Caribbean, Spanish Informal 0.6 mi. NE
Ode to the Elephants (939) 697-8033 Thai Informal 0.8 mi. ENE
Wine Cellar Cafe (305) 776-7859 International Informal 0.8 mi. ENE
Pool Bar Sushi (787) 823-2583 Japanese Informal 0.8 mi. NE
Surf Pizza Wagon -- Italian Very Casual 0.8 mi. E
Kahuna Burger Bar (787) 823-5600 American, Caribbean Very Casual 0.9 mi. ENE
Saltaire Restaurant (787) 823-3756 Caribbean Fine Dining 0.9 mi. ENE
Francisco's (787) 823-0101 Caribbean, Creole Informal 0.9 mi. E
Mi Familias Pizzeria (787) 823-0103 Italian Very Casual 0.9 mi. E
Steps Quick Lunch (787) 504-7877 Caribbean Very Casual 1.0 mi. SE
Tamboo Seaside Grill (787) 823-8550 American, Caribbean Very Casual 1.0 mi. NE
Carta Buena (787) 679-2365 Caribbean, Vegan, Vegetarian Very Casual 1.3 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Puerto Rico, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like School Yard Beach, situated only a cab ride away from the coast. More active guests, though, may be interested in Maria's, which could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to other popular destinations. It's located a quarter mile to the south.

Vacationers may also want to visit Sandy Beach, located a mile to the northeast.

Perhaps Indicators is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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