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Very Cool Beach, Must See!

Very Cool Beach Must See! It is a nice 15 min hike from the road to see one of the only Black Sand... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
chris m
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Hurricane recovery in process

Not as black as before Maria. Regular sand has been deposited on the black sand. Still worth the... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not as black as before Maria. Regular sand has been deposited on the black sand. Still worth the hike if you are staying several days.

Thank Shawn90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Vieques for about 4 years now and this is one of our favorite beaches! Although it is a bit of a trek now a days, and not suitable for all ages, it is worth it if you love nature, love secluded black...More

Thank Upekkhapr
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

A must see. Worth the walk. Make sure to wear water shoes. It’s about a 15 min walk through a creek and it has a lot of rocks and trees. There are no bathrooms. Bring water.

Thank frsnchesskaah
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I fell down because I wore flip flops - this is an easy hike, but, wet as it follows the creek, so wear water shoes or sneakers to avoid a bruising :)

Thank rainydayghost
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Very Cool Beach Must See! It is a nice 15 min hike from the road to see one of the only Black Sand Beaches around! I nice beach to chill or take a long walk, but not recommended for swimming...

Thank chris m
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We parked on the road at the trail head. The trail descends to a stream bed that runs about a half mile to the beach. The stream was a foot deep in places. Your shoes will definitely get wet so wear the appropriate foot gear....More

1  Thank ChuckL568
Reviewed 20 February 2018

This is the type of place you visit when you feel like a little hike, not just plopping down on the beach with all your chairs and cooler and whatnot. Getting there is very straightforward but is about a 20 minute walk. Follow the stream...More

2  Thank Appie H
Reviewed 11 January 2018

This beach is beautiful once you get to it, its a bit of a ways through a winding trickling stream, fallen trees and over small banks. Be sure to bring water shoes and cover up skin from mosquitoes! stunning cliffs with caves, black sand and...More

1  Thank CeceR2789
Reviewed 24 August 2017

It's not easy to get to this beach. You have to walk down a creepy sandy path that must be 1/2 to 3/4 mile long. It's kind of interesting walk in an eerie way. You come across a hill with a bunch of holes in...More

Thank fredastair1
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This place is stunning I live in st thomas but always try and make my way to this beach as much as I can do pretty !! It's a must

1  Thank Kevin B
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