Puerto Diablo

Puerto Diablo, on the eastern end of Isla de Vieques is closed to the public, but it remains a gorgeous stretch of sand that many visitors are willing to sail close to shore just to catch a glimpse.

Positioned near the heart of the island of Vieques, Puerto Diablo is on the East edge of the island, You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the immediate vicinity. Do you dream of finding a beach tucked into an untouched part of town? Many visitors seek a beach that hasn't been "discovered" by thousands of tourists; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like Puerto Diablo allow you much more room to spread out and feel comfortable.

How to Access The Beach
Puerto Diablo is accessible only by boat.

Amenities and Ambiance

Puerto Diablo is a white sand beach with crystal clear waters and trees lining the shore. It is a bit rocky here, and the numerous local birds gathering on the rocks is a sight to behold.

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

Puerto Diablo offers an idyllic and relaxing haven, in part because the location that surrounds the beach won't be overly crowded.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the East coast of Vieques. It's located near Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, which is situated seven miles to the south west, and it is one of a few attractions close-by.

If you're interested in combining a little culture with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust. This museum is located only a cab ride away, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Puerto Diablo
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse Lighthouse 6.9 SW 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 7.3 W Vieques
Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust Museum 9.9 WSW Vieques

Cities and Towns

Puerto Diablo is very close to Isabel Segunda, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. Isabel Segunda is the closest city and is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From the beach, Isabel Segunda is a little ways off, maybe seven miles (11 and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it's often visited by visitors from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

There is a fairly good variety of resorts and hotels to choose from in the area that surrounds Puerto Diablo. The most convenient of which have been listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Puerto Diablo
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Seagate Hotel 6.6 W Hotel
Hector's by the Sea 6.7 W B & B
Ababor Suites 6.8 W Hotel

Food

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

Other Beaches

Vieques has many nice beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Another location you might enjoy is Naguabo Beach, situated 25 and a half miles away. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, Bahia Jalova may be just what you're looking for. It's found a mile and a half to the south.

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

Puerto Rico has plenty to offer its visitors, and paying a visit to Puerto Diablo is just one way you can spend your afternoon.

 

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