The Beautiful & Beloved Beaches
of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Cabo Rojo, home to Playa Sucia…voted one of the “Best beaches in the Caribbean 2014”. Undeniably the very best on the main island of Puerto Rico.

Playa Sucia - Best Beach in the Caribbean. Best in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico was certainly blessed with the great treasure of beautiful beaches, many which have been ranked among the top 10 in the world. So when you visit Puerto Rico which beaches do you choose to visit? Allow me to introduce you to the beaches of Cabo Rojo.

Because Cabo Rojo is situated in the southern and most western part of the island, the town is surrounded by gorgeous Caribbean waters. No other town in Puerto Rico offers such a great variety of beaches in one location like Cabo Rojo. Locals flock to the our town for a family and budget friendly beach retreat.

While the beaches of San Juan offer the amenities and resort experience that tourists love, Cabo Rojo offers quite the opposite, here you’ll find a more natural and quiet feel.

Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico BeachesAll the beaches in Cabo Rojo are calm, with azure waters and white sand and very family friendly. Some beaches are very quiet, so you may have a spot all to yourself or you can choose to go to one of the more family friendly beaches with facilities, shopping and dining nearby.

Following are photos and guide to beaches in Cabo Rojo, bring your whole family, we know you’ll have a blast.


La Playuela Beach – also known by locals as “Playa Sucia”Playa Sucia / Dirty Beach - Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico / Porta del Sol

Named many times the most scenic beach on the island of Puerto Rico. Calm beach cove with stunning views of the lighthouse, cliffs and fine white sand. More photos and information of Playa Sucia / La Playuela Beach

Boqueròn Bay Beach – Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Boqueron Bay Beach - Balneario de Boqueron - Cabo Rojo, Puerto RicoPalms galore at Boqueron Bay. Boqueròn Beach is a picture perfect beach beautifully framed by tall palm trees packed with coconuts. More about and photos of Boqueron Bay Beach.

Buyè Beach – Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Buye Beach / Playa Buye - Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico / Porta del SolIf you ask someone about Buyé Beach, you will most likely get a sigh of “Ahhh, Buyé” The Beach of Buyé is one of the prettiest beaches in the pueblo of Cabo Rojo. The clear calm light blue water with soft white sand are postcard perfect. More photos of Buye Beach, Cabo Rojo PR

El Combate Beach – Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Combate Beach / Playa Combate / Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico / Porta del SolThe Beach “El Combate” is one of the locals favorites and famous for parties. Take a dive into the blue calm waters from the dock or just relax and take on the sights of sailboats cruising and of course experience the famous breathtaking sunsets of Cabo Rojo. More photos of El Combate Beach, Cabo Rojo, PR.

Playa la Mela – Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Playa La Mela, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico / Porta del SolBeachfront condominium community with access to the public. Gorgeous sunsets, lush flora, very shallow waters, decent snorkeling with many cozy private spots for a nice sunny beach day without crowds. More about La Mela Beach

Punta Pitahaya Nature Area

Punta Pitahaya Nature Area - Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico / Porta del SolA preserved and protected nature area.. not the best beach for bathing, but lovely If you like being immersed in nature with no crowds, then come to the area of Punta Pitahaya for a walk on the beach where you can take a easy climb along limestone cliffs, see mangroves, and on your way back visit the Boqueron State Forest. More about the Punta Pitahaya nature area.

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