Black Sand Beach, Isla de Vieques

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#7 of 10 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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  • Not as black as before Maria. Regular sand has been deposited on the black sand. Still worth the hike if you are staying several days.  more »
  • We live in Vieques for about 4 years now and this is one of our favorite beaches! Although it is a bit of a trek now a days, and not suitable for all ages, it is worth it if you love nature, love secl...  more »
  • A must see. Worth the walk. Make sure to wear water shoes. It’s about a 15 min walk through a creek and it has a lot of rocks and trees. There are no bathrooms. Bring water.  more »
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