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Secret Beach is Stunning.....

Feels like you are driving to the end of the earth then Bam....the Beach is Beautiful, No Crowds... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
One of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean

Absolutely cannot day enough about this beautiful beach. The water was clear and warm and gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
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“pata prieta”(31 reviews)
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This rather remote beach is scenic and breathtaking with a mildly rugged coastline and perfect waters for swimming and snorkeling.
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Feels like you are driving to the end of the earth then Bam....the Beach is Beautiful, No Crowds. Spectacular Views from above the beach

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Wander684628
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely cannot day enough about this beautiful beach. The water was clear and warm and gorgeous. The sand white and soft. No one here. Absolutely awesome!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank hmottin
Reviewed 29 March 2018

I'm still dreaming of the varying hues of turquoise and blue of this amazing beach. Bring you sunscreen and snorkel. ditch any expensive gadgets so you don't have to worry about theft,

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank krissss2018
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Don't be scared of the hill to drive down to it. It's totally worth and your car will make it back it up! Breathtaking!!!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Amy R
Reviewed 4 March 2018

A friend and I visited Pata Prieta beach in mid-Feb. There were only 5-10 other people on the beach. Very peaceful and a few shade trees. I tried snorkeling but there wasn't anything to see. This is a beach to relax on and swim a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Wendy x
Reviewed 26 February 2018

This beach is also called Playa Pata Prieta. The entrance to the water is not steep. Calm water. I tried snorkelling on the left side but didn't see any fish. Nice beach for walking. No public facilities, but some shady trees.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ChuckL568
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The place is pretty overcrowded, even in the low season. The drive is bumpy and almost impossible for some island cars. When you finally reach the parking area, its probably so crowded it'll be like trying to shove an elephant into a very small box....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Dana B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Nice but watch for a drop off right by the life guard station. Plenty of picnic tables and shade. Locals selling their wares along the road.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank swissgalColorado
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Vieques has no shortage of great beaches, and Secret Beach is no exception. Great for lazing on the beach and swimming. Snorkeling is just OK.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Chuck_and_Mel
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Pata Prieta, Secret Beach, used to be our favorite beach on Vieques but the last 2 times we were there, wasn't the best. The beach is pretty secluded, down a dirt road, park in a lot, then walk a short distance down a gravel road....More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank miggy2016
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