Bahia Jalova

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

Positioned near the center of the island of Vieques, Bahia Jalova is on the East edge of the island, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying nearby. Do you dream of finding a beach tucked into an untouched part of town? Many visitors seek a beach that isn't overly lined with restaurants and beach bars; less popular beaches like Bahia Jalova are usually more relaxing than those overrun with fellow travelers.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

If you favor beach days that offer visitors a serene place to escape, then you should enjoy Bahia Jalova; it's tucked away in a less urbanized sector of Vieques.

What's Nearby


Bahia Jalova is on the East coast of Vieques. Puerto Ferro Lighthouse is a brief taxi ride's distance, and it is one of a few favorite local destinations.

If you want to mix culture with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust, a lovely museum found nine and a half miles away, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

If a visit to the Bahia Jalova isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, 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

The town of Isabel Segunda is close-by and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the shore, Isabel Segunda is a car ride off, about seven miles (11 and a half kilometers) away.


How many other people you encounter at Bahia Jalova 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 you may meet visitors staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Since this beach is situated in a fairly popular vacation destination, it typically isn't that difficult to find just the right type of hotel close-by. If you're wanting to book a place that's on or near the ocean, the following table shows the closest accommodation 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
Ababor Suites 7.0 WNW Hotel


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat surrounding this shore, so you might want to pack a lunch for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Travelers who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Bahia Jalova.

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, Bahia Yoye may be just what you're looking for. You'll find it a half mile to the south west.

You may also want to consider Esperanza Beach, which is located not too far away, and can be reached in a taxi.

Perhaps Bahia Jalova is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Puerto Rico you might like.


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