Bahia Jalova

Set near historical Camposilo is Bahia Jalova, a beautiful bay with tranquil, warm waters.

Positioned on the island of Vieques, Bahia Jalova is on the East edge of the island, You might think about stopping by whether or not you are staying nearby. Bahia Jalova stands out from other beaches because it's perfect for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Most other beaches in Puerto Rico offer views of the sea that are just as pretty, but tend to be busier because they border some of the area's most popular resorts.

How to Access The Beach

Bahia Jalova is accessible off Cam Puerto Diablo, where visitors can park in the dirt just before the bay.

Amenities and Ambiance

Protected by miles of forest, Bahia Jalova features powder white sand and turquoise waters.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Bahia Jalova brings guests a calm and peaceful escape, in part because the area surrounding the beach is far from urbanized.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the East coast of Vieques. It's located near Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, which is a quick taxi ride away, and it is one of a few attractions in the vicinity.

If you're intrigued by Puerto Rico's history, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. The nearest historical attraction is Fortín Conde De Mirasol, which is not too far from the coast, and is within range of a taxi.

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 Bahia Jalova
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse Lighthouse 6.1 WSW Vieques
Fortín Conde De Mirasol Historical Site 7.0 W Vieques
Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery Art Gallery 7.3 W Vieques
Punta Mulas Lighthouse Lighthouse 7.4 W Vieques
Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust Museum 9.3 W Vieques

Cities and Towns

Bahia Jalova is close to Vieques Town, so a trip into the city is a definite option. The closest town is Vieques Town, which is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From the beach, Vieques Town is found maybe seven miles (11 and a half kilometers) away.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many people have booked nearby hotels. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Because the beach is located in a relatively touristed area, it shouldn't be a great challenge to find a hotel nearby that suits you tastes. If you're hoping to book a place that's on or near the ocean, the table below shows the closest options to Bahia Jalova.

Accommodations near Bahia Jalova
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hector's by the Sea 6.5 W B & B
Seagate Hotel 6.6 W Hotel
Arabor Suites 7.0 WNW Hotel


You might not find any places to eat surrounding this shore, so you may choose to pack a lunch for your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Vieques has many beaches, so if Bahia Jalova doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

You might also enjoy Naguabo Beach, found 25 and a half miles to the west. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, you might enjoy people watching at Bahia Yoye. It's found a half mile to the south west.

You may also want to consider Esperanza Beach, located nine miles away.

Puerto Rico has plenty to offer its visitors, and Bahia Jalova offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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