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Black Sand Beach, Isla de Vieques

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#7 of 9 in Beaches in Isla de Vieques
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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. Make Black Sand Beach part of your personalized Isla de Vieques itinerary using our Isla de Vieques trip itinerary maker.
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  • 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  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • 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...  more »

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