Bahia Icacos

Set on the north coast of Isla de Vieques, Bahia Icacos is a sleepy beach where visitors go to get away from the crowds. If you've ever wondered what it was like to have a beach all to yourself, chances are you'll find out if you plan a trip to Bahia Icacos.

Located on the island of Vieques, You should consider dropping by whether or not you are staying nearby. Travelers in search of a tranquil, secluded setting should consider visiting Bahia Icacos.

How to Access The Beach
A dirt road leads to a make-shift parking area, and a set of stairs allows you to gain access to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Bahia Icacos features a thin stretch of white sand leading to calm turquoise waters.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

If you find that you go for shores which grant a tranquil place to escape, then a good choice for you is Bahia Icacos; it is back in a less urbanized section of the region.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on the East coast of Vieques. It is near Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, which is located eight and a half miles to the west-southwest, and it is among the attractions in the vicinity.

If you want to mix a little culture with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust. This museum is located 12 miles to the west, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run low on things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Bahia Icacos
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse Lighthouse 8.7 WSW Vieques
Fortín Conde De Mirasol Historical Site 9.1 W Vieques
Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery Art Gallery 9.3 W Vieques
Punta Mulas Lighthouse Lighthouse 9.4 W Vieques
Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust Museum 11.8 W Vieques

Cities and Towns

Bahia Icacos is near Isabel Segunda, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Isabel Segunda is nearby and is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the beach, Isabel Segunda is found maybe nine and a half miles (15 kilometers) away.

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it can attract guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a reasonably varied selection of hotel rooms within a car's reach. Some of the closest options are seen in the list below.

Accommodations near Bahia Icacos
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Seagate Hotel 8.6 W Hotel
Hector's by the Sea 8.7 W B & B
Ababor Suites 8.9 W Hotel

Food

You might not find any places to eat close to this shore, so it would be a good idea to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have lots of choices besides Bahia Icacos.

Another location you might enjoy is Naguabo Beach, located 27 and a half miles away. Others might prefer Bahia Salinas, which could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to additional things to do and see nearby. You'll find it a quarter mile to the east.

You may also want to consider El Gallito, which is located 11 and a half miles away.

Puerto Rico has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and dropping by Bahia Icacos is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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