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Description: This rather remote beach is scenic and breathtaking with a mildly rugged...
This rather remote beach is scenic and breathtaking with a mildly rugged coastline and perfect waters for swimming and snorkeling.
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Not much of a secret but quite wonderful.

Very nice little areas under the trees to set up your stuff and the setting is picturesque. Not much of a secret on the island but not crowded at all. We had many hermit crab... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Alicia F
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Forest Hill, Maryland

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Forest Hill, Maryland
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Very nice little areas under the trees to set up your stuff and the setting is picturesque. Not much of a secret on the island but not crowded at all. We had many hermit crab visitors and a Prairie Warbler hung out with us for much of our stay.

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

one of the most beautiful beaches in vieques. years ago, one found the small clearing in the trees and the dirt road by marking off the distance from a landmark. today, the entrance is well marked. but the beach is the same. very white sand, very blue water. because of the cove it is in, the water is undisturbed so... More 

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Irving, Texas
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Third favorite beach. Not much luck snorkeling. Really beautiful but when we were there, we were just getting inundated with bees, so that kind of killed it for us. We left and went to la Plata.

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Groveland, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Most all the beaches in PR are gorgeous, this one is no different. You definitely need to rent a jeep to get to most every beach on the island, as the roads are SUPER rough. Like 5 mph rough. Be sure to bring your water, beach chair and sunscreen, because you will want to stay a while!

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Revere MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We were lucky enough to have our taxi take us all the way to beach. Once we arrived we were literally the only family on the beach on a gorgeous sunny day. it was absolutely breathtaking! We stayed for 3 hours which was just enough because it does not have any bathrooms or concessions but that is what makes it... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Small beach, with very calm waters, on the Caribbean side of the island of Vieques. Plata Prieta, the local name of the beach, was just pure delight. We got there around 10:30 am and there were only two other couples in the entire place. It gets too hot late in the day. Go early and plan to leave around noon.... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This place back in 2005 was a true gem, now it can get jammed with unpleasant people, loud music and trash. Yes some locals love to trash their beaches, the water is crystal clear, the place would be amazing if kept clean. Hopefully the local authorities would learn how to keep this island clean and respected.

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Lake Bluff, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Good shallow beach for kids. Beware of the bugs! You must arrive early in the day, because is is small. If there are more than ten people it's crowded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Quiet, not crowded, serene, great shell collecting......loved this beach, gorgeous. Water here was also warm and shallow - protected

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My wife and I have been to Vieques four times for a week each time. Our primary activity is relaxing and Pata Prieta (formerly known as Secret Beach) is our absolute favorite beach on Vieques. It is relatively hard to get to and there is minimal parking so it is usually very sparsely populated. We have been the sole inhabitants... More 

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