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Monserrate Beach

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Address: Off Route 3, Luquillo 00773, Puerto Rico

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Heavenly!!

This beach is absolutely beautiful! It's very clean and It didn't seem to get crowded at all. Yes you do have to pay for parking and also have to pay to use the bathroom/showers... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melissa S
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is absolutely beautiful! It's very clean and It didn't seem to get crowded at all. Yes you do have to pay for parking and also have to pay to use the bathroom/showers. The parking I get but the facilities.. Bummer! anyway with that being said there is a nice spot to get drinks and food which was really... More 

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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Today was our second visit to this beach (came 3 years ago as well) and it was just as we remembered it. We stayed all day and will be back tomorrow!! Our kids, ages 9 and 6 played all day in the waves - not too rough, unlike the other side of Luquillo. Rented kayaks for $5pp, parking was $5,... More 

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Boston, MA
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129 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We visited late afternoon on a Wednesday after a trip through the El Yunque rain forest and lunch at La Parilla. This was a great way to end the day. The beach was rather deserted, but there were a few small groups of tourists and locals. The parking area is immediately off of Route 3 and well-marked. The parking lot... More 

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New York City, New York
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89 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

My friends and I wanted to get out of the San Juan area to explore more beaches in the area and ended up here. We weren't expecting much but were all very happily surprised!! It's close to the rain forest so you can drive through and then venture to the beach. They have a concession stand with alcohol and food... More 

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High Point, North Carolina
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92 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A great place to take the little kids, as they will not be overwhelmed by the waves. Also great for old folks too. Small restaurant serving lunch food and many kinds of drinks. Beach was very clean, with a great view of El Yunque. We went several times during our visit when we did not want to play in sometimes... More 

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1 Thank Don W
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, United States
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118 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

not a good surfing beach, but a nice clean beach with beautiful water and scenery and the restrooms, showers and changing rooms are GREAT !

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1 Thank goldpedler
Oglesby, Illinois
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

It's gorgeous with plenty of sun and calm waters. This is one of Puerto Rico's premier beaches. There is a food cabana for snacks, sodas or drinks. For $1, there are all-day bathroom privileges and a cute tee shirt/gift shop. Fortuna beach is a 3/4-mile walk where beautiful little seashells await. This beach is a treasure!

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80 reviews
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

The thing that outstands in this beach is its proximity to the "kioskos de Luquillo" (an entire strip with approximately 60 local establishments). The perfect place to spend the entire day. Camp grounds are available too.

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omaha,ne
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Excellent beach- clean, clear water, low waves.Lifeguards. Snacks. Chair rental. Souvenir shop. Locals selling woven baskets, etc- great price for authentic PR souvenirs.

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Richmond, Virginia
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36 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

This beach is definitely worth the $5 per car. There is plenty of sand to spread out and it doesn't feel crowded. There are little to no waves, so it would be great for kids. There's also a good mix of sun and shade! My travel companion and I took a nice walk along the beach to the east and... More 

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