Playa Pata Prieta, Isla de Vieques

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Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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As it's name suggests, you'll rest in seclusion at Playa Pata Prieta, a tropical spot for those looking for a more quiet and private alternative. White sand gently curves around the cove, which sits inside Vieques National Wildlife Refuge. The beachfront is lined with palm trees surrounded by thick, wild plant life. Snorkel among the marine life and watch for manta rays here. There are no paved roads to this beach, and be aware that you have to climb down rough landscape to reach the beach; it may not be easy for the elderly. Work out when and for how long to visit Playa Pata Prieta and other Isla de Vieques attractions using our handy Isla de Vieques trip maker.
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  • This beach a little harder to get to which means there are fewer people here. Pelicans show off for the tourist here. 
    This beach a little harder to get to which means there are fewer people here. Pelicans show off for the tourist here.  more »
  • Pleasantly surprised with how much I liked this beach. I thought it was gonna be just a pit stop to get out, see what’s there and move on. Most recs are for La Chiva and Caracas so some people don’t.....  more
    Pleasantly surprised with how much I liked this beach. I thought it was gonna be just a pit stop to get out, see what’s there and move on. Most recs are for La Chiva and Caracas so some people don’t.....  more »
  • This was one of our favorite beaches. We tucked our beach chairs and cooler under a tree for shade and went back and forth to the water which was close by and just a nice size little bay/cove area... 
    This was one of our favorite beaches. We tucked our beach chairs and cooler under a tree for shade and went back and forth to the water which was close by and just a nice size little bay/cove area...  more »

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