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Is it worth the effort - NOOOOO!

It's not easy to get to this beach. You have to walk down a creepy sandy path that must be 1/2 to... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Chalfont, Pennsylvania

This place is stunning I live in st thomas but always try and make my way to this beach as much as... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Kevin B
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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

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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

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a great trail for anyone to enjoy! You'll have to leave your car/cart/buggy by the road and you'll see some locally made signs pointing the way, into the vegetation and towards the beach. The hike won't last 10 minutes but it's well worth...More

Thank lrojeda
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My family went to Vieques on vacation this summer. One of the places you've got to see on the island, if you have time, is playa negra (black sand beach). It is off the beaten path a bit and a short hike along a dry...More

Thank Brent A
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The walk to the place is part of the adventure then you are greeted by more spectacular views. Enjoyed walking thru this gorgeous black sand. Got some great pics there

Thank aniladepaula
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Wasn't an all black sand beach. Most had disappeared. It's a very small beach and it's a pretty good hike from the road but at least shaded.

Thank Sean A A
Reviewed 3 August 2017

So beautiful. However, it was one of the busier beaches we visited. We came twice. The little trail down to the beach was shady and beautiful. We found some mangos on the ground that had fallen from a really tall mango tree. They were yummy....More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We "hiked" along the coast from Coconut Beach. Not easy at some points as the tide was pretty high and rocks and cliffs but so worth it! It was an adventure and took about an hour from that point to get to Playa Negra. Really...More

Thank danirios17
Reviewed 20 July 2017

It takes about 10+ minutes to get to the actual beach but it's worth it. You go through what looks like a dried creek under a canopy of trees. When else are you going to see a black sand beach? Go for it! Even if...More

Thank Stefanie C
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is a tough beach to find, and you'll miss if if you're not paying attention! There's signs on a fence stating "Playa Negra" or something along those lines. Pack light, it's about a 1/4-1/2 mile hike along a path to get there (great path...More

Thank Ella K
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