Laguna Algodones Beach

Visitors to Lake Algodones on the north coast of Viegues, Puerto Rico have only a short distance through the forest to go before reaching the coast and Laguna Algodones Beach. After the hike, there is no better reward than relaxing on the beach.

Located near the middle of the island of Vieques, Laguna Algodones Beach is on the North East coast of the island, You might want whether or not you are staying nearby. Laguna Algodones Beach is a distinguishable relaxation spot because it's one of the best spots for getting away from vacation stresses, like overly crowded restaurants and attractions. Other nearby beaches you'll come across in Puerto Rico may have the same pleasing, tropical setting as Laguna Algodones Beach, but tend to be busier since they're near some of the most popular hotels.

How to Access The Beach

Laguna Algodones can be accessed by hiking a path through the forest off Highway 200.

Amenities and Ambiance

Laguna Algodones is lined with trees from the surrounding forest. The sands are tan and the waters are blue green.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Laguna Algodones Beach offers an angelic and tranquil getaway, as the region surrounding the beach is far from urbanized.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North East coast of Vieques; it's located near attractions like Fortín Conde De Mirasol, which is four miles away.

If you're interested in combining a little culture with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust, a lovely museum found eight miles away, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Laguna Algodones Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Fortín Conde De Mirasol Historical Site 4.2 W Vieques
Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery Art Gallery 4.5 W Vieques
Punta Mulas Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.5 W Vieques
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse Lighthouse 5.3 SW Vieques
Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust Museum 7.8 SW Vieques

Cities and Towns

Vieques Town is nearby and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the beach, Vieques Town isn't far off, maybe four and a half miles (seven kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may meet visitors staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Beach-goers looking to find a place to stay not far from the beach won't find it that difficult, as there is no shortage of hotels to choose from in the immediate vicinity. You will find the closest, most convenient lodging options by perusing what's listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Laguna Algodones Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Seagate Hotel 3.8 mi. W Hotel
Arabor Suites 3.9 mi. W Hotel
Hector's by the Sea -- -- B & B
Casa La Lanchita 4.2 mi. W Hotel
Casa De Amistad 4.3 mi. W Hotel
Bravo Beach Hotel 4.4 mi. W Hotel
Hix Island House -- -- Lodge
Vieques Ocean View Hotel 4.5 mi. W Hotel
W Retreat & Spa - Vieques Island -- -- Resort
Crow's Nest 6.0 mi. WSW Hotel


Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you enjoy a meal at an area restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into Puerto Rico's specialty dishes, without having to go far. One of the nearest places to eat is Taverna. The restaurant has Italian food. They are also famous for their pizza. The restaurant is reasonably close, so a brief car or taxi trip will get you there hassle-free.

Nearby dining options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Laguna Algodones Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Taverna (787) 741-7760 Italian Very Casual 4.4 mi. W
Deli La Viequense (787) 741-8213 International Very Casual 4.4 mi. W
Sabores Restaurant (787) 741-7000 Creole Informal 4.4 mi. W
El Patio Restaurant (787) 741-6381 Creole Very Casual 4.4 mi. W
Bieke's Bistro (787) 741-6381 Argentenian, Caribbean -- 4.4 mi. W
Yerbabuena Y Mas Health Food Store (787) 567-4158 -- -- 4.4 mi. W
Mr. Sushi (787) 741-2828 Japanese Very Casual 4.4 mi. W
Arena Mar Sunbays Cafe (787) 741-0200 International Very Casual -- --
El Quenepo (787) 741-1215 Spanish Fine Dining -- --
Hacienda Tropico (787) 741-4000 -- -- -- --
La Central (787) 741-1457 -- -- -- --
Mucho Gusto Restaurant (787) 741-3300 Creole Informal -- --

Other Beaches

Vieques has several beautiful beaches, and Laguna Algodones Beach is just one option.

Another location you might enjoy is Naguabo Beach, situated 22 and a half miles away. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, you might enjoy people watching at Secret Beach. It's found three miles to the south.

Travelers may also want to consider El Gallito, located six and a half miles to the west.

Laguna Algodones Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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