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.

Situated on the island of Vieques, Puerto Diablo is on the East edge of the island, You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you are staying very close. Love beach-going but hate the crowds? Extra space is just one of the perks that comes with finding a beach that isn't lined with high-rise hotels; less popular beaches like Puerto Diablo let you escape people-watchers and rowdy beachgoers.

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.

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

If you happen to favor beaches that offer visitors an angelic environment, then you will want to try Puerto Diablo; it's back within a more rural sector of Vieques.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the East coast of Vieques; it's located near attractions like Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, which is just a cab ride away.

History-focused attractions such as Fortín Conde De Mirasol are a nice compliment to a soothing day at Puerto Diablo, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about Puerto Rico's past, without having to leave the coast. As a matter of fact, this shoreline is seven miles to the west of this destination of historical interest.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

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 close to Isabel Segunda, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Isabel Segunda is nearby and is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From the coast, Isabel Segunda is a car ride off, about seven miles (11 and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. Puerto Diablo is not located near many major hotels, but it can appeal to guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a reasonable selection of lodgings within driving distance. A list of the closest possibilities are displayed in the list below.

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 run into any places to grab a bit to eat in the immediate surroundings of this location, so you may choose to pack a lunch for your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Puerto Diablo is just one of many beaches you can visit on Vieques.

You might also enjoy Naguabo Beach, located 25 and a half miles to the west. On the other hand, Bahia Jalova could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to additional things to do and see nearby. It's located a mile and a half to the south.

You may also want to consider El Gallito, located within the range of a cab.

Puerto Diablo could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Puerto Rico you might like.

 

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