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Secret Beach

Puerto Rico
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Owner description: This rather remote beach is scenic and breathtaking with a mildly rugged coastline and perfect waters for swimming and snorkeling.
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English first
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We all enjoyed this beach area, the seclusion and the snorkeling opportunities at the entrance of the bay.

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Key West
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

getting there an adventure in itself beach ok view awesome water perfect for swiming sand sandy not rocky but firm not mushy bottom

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Boston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We planned to go to blue beach, but it was closed. We drove into red beach, too many people and kids. We found secret beach with few people. Perfection.

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Grand Forks, ND
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The beach is great for swimming and sunbathing. We saw some topless sunbathing going on! We were there to snorkel, but the sand at this cove/beach is so so fine, that the water is too murky when the waves are anything but totally calm. But a great beach...as is most Vieques beaches. Nice fine sand to sit around in.

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Leominster, MA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We made it to Secret Beach (Pata Prieta) at about 9:30 am. For the next 2+ hours, we were the only 2 people on this pristine beach. The sand was soft and white, the water crystal clear and calm. There was a little trash here and there, which is a recurring theme around the island, but not enough to ruin... More

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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Currently, with La Plata and La Chiva closed for clean-up, Secret Beach isn't much of a secret. On the weekend, you have to get there early or the little parking lot above the beach will be full! but, with such a small lot, that means the beach isn't too crowded even when it's full. But don't be fooled by the... More

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Bolton, Massachusetts
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63 reviews 63 reviews
8 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

probably busier than normal due to blue beach being closed. But it still didn't feel overly crowded. The sand was nice. It was peaceful. Overall, we would visit again, regardless if blue beach was open or not.

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Have been going to Vieques for many years and Secret beach is no longer a secret. We had many people on the beach with blaring loud music.

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New York, NY
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Sorry to say that Secret Beach is no longer a secret and has been overrun. The beach and the water are both great but when we were there in July, there were 8 car loads of people complete with boom boxes blasting music loudly.

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birmingham, AL
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Fun beach! Better have a Jeep to get to this one. Once you park, it is a short walk (although downhill) to the beach. Very few people when we were there... There was great snorkeling on the right side, although rougher and can push you into the rocks... saw conch and fish. Water shoes are a great choice- lots of... More

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