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Culebra Beaches

Unlike most destinations in the Caribbean, Culebra offers beaches that are easily accessible yet give visitors a relaxing, peaceful off-the-grid island experience.  Culebra, one of the islands of Puerto Rico offers a completely different scene than the main island, offering the lucky visitors pristine preserved beaches and the best snorkeling in Puerto Rico and among the best in the Caribbean.  Most likely you’ve heard or seen Flamenco Beach featured in travel magazines and television shows as one of the top beaches in the world.   If you manage to pull yourself off Flamenco Beach…

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… once you get behind the wheel you’ll find more amazing beaches with such beauty that will leave you breathless.  

Just when you think you can’t be impressed by any other beach than Flamenco, you’ll find discovering the rest of the beaches quite addictive because each one offers a unique experience and a different landscape.The beaches of Culebra are relatively empty of crowds, the only creatures you’ll encounter are turtles and a colorful array of tropical fish playing on an underwater healthy playground.  Bring or rent snorkel gear, you’ll want to spend hours under the sun floating on crystalline turquoise waters with an exotic healthy coral reef system right off the shores.

Culebra caters to true beach and nature lovers who seek to be spoiled by clean, crystal clear waters and a dreamy perfect tropical landscape you thought only existed in another era.  The beaches of Culebra will allow you to decompress and disconnect from a busy world, you’ll have no choice but to let go and surrender to the beauty that will embrace you to renew all your senses.

Following are the most popular beaches in Culebra, top rated beach tours, and a map of all beaches in Culebra, Puerto Rico.

Flamenco Beach / Playa Flamenco

Consistently voted one of the top beaches in the world. 

Flamenco Beach - Culebra, Puerto Rico

Flamenco Beach is constantly praised as one of the beach beaches in the world, meets all the guidelines for a perfect beach.  Annually Flamenco Beach appears in top beaches lists across prestigious travel media outlets and popular review sites such as Trip Advisor.  + Flamenco Beach, Culebra, Puerto Rico

Top Rated Tours to Flamenco Beach, Culebra

Tamarindo Grande Beach

Playa Tamarindo Grande - Culebra, Puerto Rico

Tamarindo is not to be missed during your visit to Culebra. A wonderful adventure under the sea awaits the whole family.  Calm clear waters welcome snorkelers to swim along with turtles and stingrays just steps off the sand. More about Tamarindo Beach. 

Top Rated  Kayaking Tours to Tamarindo Grande Beach

Zoni Beach / Playa Soni

Zoni Beach / Playa Soni - Culebra, Puerto Rico Beaches

If you love taking long walks on the beach, you’ll fall in love with Zoni Beach.  Be sure to give yourself at least an hour so you can enjoy all the beauty of this place.  If you go all the way to the end you’ll end up at Playa Tortolo, another unique pretty beach.  More about Zoni Beach, Culebra, PR. 

Carlos Rosario Beach / Playa Carlos Rosario

Carlos Rosario - Beaches of Culebra, Puerto Rico

Right off the parking lot of Flamenco, you can take a 20-minute easy hike to Carlos Rosario, the best beach for snorkeling in Culebra and one you can’t miss.

Top-Rated Charter Boat Tours to Carlos Rosario Beach, Culebra

Punta de Soldado Beach / Playa Punta de Soldado

Playa Punta Soldado - Beaches of Culebra Island, Puerto Rico

Another gorgeous beach with a dramatic landscape on the southwest point of Culebra offering good snorkeling, diving, island views, and sunsets.  Punta de Soldado’s shore is perhaps one of the most unique on the island with a deep rug of bleached coral, polished pebbles, and sand ranging from grainy to tiny baby stones.  More about Punta de Soldado Beach, Culebra, Puerto Rico. 

Melones Beach / Playa Melones

Melones Beach - Beaches in Culebra, Puerto Rico

Tucked at the end of a street you’ll find one of the most accessible snorkeling beaches in Culebra.  At the end of the day, this spot is the best on the island to watch the sunset.  More about Melones Beach / Playa Melones, Culebra, Puerto Rico. 

Brava Beach / Playa Brava

Brava Beach - Beaches - Culebra, Puerto Rico

A 20-minute hike will lead you to this expansive very secluded and peaceful.  Brava is loved by surfers and those seeking a place to relax and meditate to the strong sounds of the waves. The landscape is spectacular at Brava Beach.  More about Brava Beach.

Datiles Beach / Playa Datiles

Datiles Beach - The Beaches of Culebra, Puerto Rico

Loved by campers, boaters, and kayakers.  Gorgeous beach cove with calm shallow clear turquoise waters with the scenic background of Luis Pena Cay.  More about Datiles Beach.

Resaca Beach /  Playa Resaca

Resaca Beach - Beaches of Culebra, Puerto Rico

Much like Brava Beach, Resaca is for those that wish to experience the ultimate sense of seclusion.  The hike is more interesting and challenging than Brava, you’ll hike through boulders and narrow goat trails.  In the end, you’ll sit on the sand, marvel at the beauty, and wonder…how can I be the only person in this marvelous place? More about Resaca Beach, Culebra, PR. 

Map - Beaches of Culebra, Puerto Rico

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Map of Beaches in Culebra, Puerto Rico

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Playa Flamenco - Isla de Culebra, Puerto Rico: 18.329311, -65.319750
Playa Resaca: 18.331409, -65.301114
Playa Brava: 18.330329, -65.285161
Playa Zoni (Soni) - Isla de Culebra, Puerto Rico: 18.319849, -65.255120
Playa Tortuga - Isla Culebrita, Culebra, Puerto Rico: 18.318464, -65.227257
Playa Larga: 18.314660, -65.249385
Playa Manzanilla: 18.292653, -65.259301
Playa Punta Soldado: 18.281615, -65.286781
Playa Mosquito: 18.296911, -65.264947
Playa Las Vacas: 18.295647, -65.263483
Playa de Cascajo: 18.294435, -65.299022
Playa de Sardinas: 18.302434, -65.303558
Playa Luis Peña - Cayo Luis Pena, Culebra, Puerto Rico: 18.311385, -65.332711
Playa Tampico - Punta Tampico, Culebra: 18.298507, -65.302981
Playa Dátiles - Isla de Culebra, Puerto Rico: 18.296228, -65.300610
Playa South Beach - Cayo Luis Pena, Culebra, Puerto Rico: 18.299488, -65.331359
Playa Cayo Norte - Cayo Norte, Culebra, Puerto Rico: 18.333771, -65.258639
Playa Tamarindo - Isla Culebra: 18.317669, -65.317487
Playa Melones - Isla Culebra, Puerto Rico: 18.303114, -65.310376
Playa Tamarindo Grande - Isla de Culebra: 18.323831, -65.328419
Playa Carlos Rosario - Isla Culebra: 18.324422, -65.329900
Playa Tortolas: 18.325685, -65.264025