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Address: La Boca, Puerto Rico

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Beautiful beach with a wonderful walk to it!

We have enjoyed some thoroughly black sand beaches in Hawaii and Tahiti, and - even though this beach isn't as volcanic driven as the ones we had seen before, it was a gorgeous... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Dawn W
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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed some thoroughly black sand beaches in Hawaii and Tahiti, and - even though this beach isn't as volcanic driven as the ones we had seen before, it was a gorgeous beach with a beautiful coastline! Such a pleasure to have seen it three times!

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Thank Dawn W
Pennsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a bit tricky to find and is about a 30 minute walk to get to the beach, but worth the effort. Black sand definitely different from the usual beach

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach was a little tricky to find, walking from Esperanza. We chose to follow the road to the 201 split where we found a blue sign marking the trail to the beach. The trail looks like a sandy river bottom, twisting around in dense foliage. The opening to the beach is so beautiful! A great beach for swimming.

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Thank bmerrie
NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Um, rating a beach feels weird, but sure... it's really nice... nice walk down a ravine, and a beautiful stretch of beach with nice swimming... the black sand is cool, but it would be awfully nice regardless.

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stunning with black sand and hoodoo like cliffs.... our guide gave us some black sand in our hand as we were on horseback.... unique beach for sure...

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Thank cindy177
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to stroll for 20 minutes aprox. The entrance of the beach is a bit hidden but worth it. The sand is completely black and super fine.

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Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to walk to Black Beach but once you are there, it is a great beach. The waves are a little higher and the beach is secluded. Fun way to spend an afternoon!!

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Dover, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Park and take a leisurely stroll of about 10 minutes to a gorgeous black sand beach. Pack light since you have to carry everything. You won't see this type of sand anywhere else. Worth the little walk.

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Thank Susan R
New York, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the only black sand beach on the island so we made a point to see it. Like the locals, we covered ourselves with the sand - the locals believe it has healing powers. Worth the 10-minute hike to the beack.

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Juda, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

At least a 10 minute hike to get to Black Sand Beach but definitely worth it!! Gorgeous black sand and spectacular rock formations. Higher waves that at some of the white sand beaches. Awesome experience for us.

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