Black Sand Beach, Isla de Vieques

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#8 of 9 in Beaches in Isla de Vieques
Examine the contrast of bright blue water against black sand at Black Sand Beach. This out-of-the-way spot takes a 10-minute trek through a rugged rainforest trail to reach the beach. Once on shore, look for streaks of black stretching among ordinary yellow sand. Eventually the black sand dominates the shoreline and sits in unique contrast to blue water and an orange beachfront covered in green plant life. Inland volcanic materials that wash down a stream during heavy rains form the unique color. Put Black Sand Beach on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Isla de Vieques tour itinerary maker tool .
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  • 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 h...  more »
  • 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  more »
  • 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 ...  more »

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