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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
Dream come true

I’ve been wanting to go to this place for a long time. We took a taxi and she explained what we... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve been wanting to go to this place for a long time. We took a taxi and she explained what we were going to expect there. You just need to wear comfy or water shoes for the hike that will take 10-15 minutes m. You’ll...More

Thank N G
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is a small beautiful black sand beach that is produced by volcanic wash off. The sand is finer than the black sand beaches on Hawaii. It is a small beach but if you get there early you may be lucky and be the only...More

Thank sammowhammo
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We are very glad we made it out to the Black Sand Beach. The hike to the beach is longer than we anticipated. You do have to climb over or under some fallen trees. Wear shoes that can get wet and withstand sand. The hike...More

1  Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 21 June 2018

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 14 June 2018 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

2  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
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