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 might want even if you are not staying particularly close by. Love beach-going but hate the crowds? Extra space is just one of the perks that comes with finding a beach that isn't packed full of hotel guests; less popular beaches like Bahia Icacos are perfect for getting away from it all.

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

Bahia Icacos offers those who visit an angelic and tranquil getaway, especially since the region surrounding the beach is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the East coast of Vieques; the area hosts attractions such as Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, which is eight and a half miles away.

If you want to combine culture with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust. This museum is located within taxi range, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones 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 in the Isabel Segunda area, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. Not far away you'll find Isabel Segunda, a city which is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From the beach, Isabel Segunda is found maybe nine and a half miles (15 kilometers) away.


How many other people you encounter at Bahia Icacos will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it can appeal to guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

There is a pretty good selection of lodging options to choose from near Bahia Icacos. The closest of which can be viewed in the table 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


You might not find any places to eat surrounding this beach, so it would be a good idea to plan a picnic for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Bahia Icacos is just one of many beaches you can visit on Vieques.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Naguabo Beach, located 27 and a half miles to the west. On the other hand, Bahia Salinas offers a few more possibilities for excitement, and isn't far from nearby attractions. You'll find it a quarter mile to the east.

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

Puerto Rico has plenty to offer its visitors, and dropping by Bahia Icacos is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.


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