Playa Sucia

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  • Address: Ruta 303 Km 12 Peninsula de Morillos, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +1-7878511025
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Beach, Light House, Off Beaten Path, Trail, Walking Area, Family And Kids, Adventure, Nature

Cabo Rojo is very famous for its beaches, and one of the most well-known of them is Playa Sucia. Part of a natural reserve, Playa Sucia is famous for its untouched and gorgeous shoreline, which overlooks a sea of alternating deep and aquamarine blue water. The fact that it is one of the lesser populated beaches in Puerto Rico, due to its relatively hard to reach location makes it the perfect catch for the traveller looking for some calm and peace of mind.

Playa Sucia lies within the boundaries of the Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge, and getting there via dirt roads and trails is an adventure in itself. Getting to Playa Sucia is a reward in itself, as you are greeted by miles of sand and clear blue skies. You can sunbathe undisturbed for hours on end, and you can even go for a dip in the sea. The waters of the Playa Sucia beach are like no other, as they are among the cleanest you will ever find on a beach. You must make it a point to stay there till sunset, which is quite spectacular.

  • Playa Sucia literally translates to ‘dirty beach’, owing to the kelp that washes up on the shore during the year. Don’t worry, the beach itself is in pristine condition.
  • Don’t forget to take the trail to the nearby lighthouse, where the view of the beach will leave you simply breathless.

So, while many of you might be looking forward to driving off to more exotic attractions in and around Cabo Rojo, do consider going off the beaten path to visit Playa Sucia. Once you’re there, you will experience tranquillity like you never have before.

Playa Sucia Travel Tips

  • As mentioned, getting there is a bit of a task. Make sure you hire a local driver who knows the roads well if you aren’t confident of making it there yourself.
  • If you’re going swimming, watch out for kelp and seaweed, which might catch you in a tangle.

  • Luichy’s Restaurant
  • Los Balcones
  • Moons Bar & Tapas
  • Villa Parguera
  • Marily’s Bakery

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  • Playa Sucia Address: Ruta 303 Km 12 Peninsula de Morillos, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
  • Playa Sucia Contact Number: +1-7878511025
  • Playa Sucia Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Playa Sucia(preferred time): 11:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Playa Sucia: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 74.36% of people who visit Cabo Rojo include Playa Sucia in their plan

  • 67.9% of people start their Playa Sucia visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Playa Sucia

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

77.78% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Playa Sucia

People normally club together Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge And Salt Flats and El Faro Los Morrillos while planning their visit to Playa Sucia.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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