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.

Positioned on the island of Puerto Rico, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying very close. Even though you won't find a bustling urban center here, many tourists choose this beach since it's removed from certain noisier areas.

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

Keep in mind that the area right around Indicators is a bustling area, so plan accordingly.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the West coast of Puerto Rico; the area is home to other attractions such as Maritime Museum, which is only a short distance away, so you may choose to walk to this destination, while some will prefer to take a cab.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't get bored. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

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 very close to Rincón, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. The closest town is Rincón, which is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From the beach, Rincón is a quick trip away, roughly two and a half miles (four kilometers).


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. You can generally expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.

You'll find a fairly good range of resort and hotel options to choose from in the vicinity of Indicators. The most convenient of which can be viewed in the table 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 you visit the beach around lunchtime this beach has many nearby restaurants, so you won't have to wander too far from these sands. One of the nearest restaurants is Red Flamboyan. The restaurant serves both Caribbean and Spanish cuisines. They are also known for serving seafood. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's only a short distance away.

A list of nearby restaurants is included in the following table.

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

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach will have other options if Indicators doesn't suit their tastes.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy School Yard Beach, situated within the range of a taxi. Others might prefer Maria's, which could provide more action, and isn't far from nearby attractions. It's found a quarter mile to the south.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Sandy Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

Indicators could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Puerto Rico you might like.


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