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Secret Beach is Stunning.....

Feels like you are driving to the end of the earth then Bam....the Beach is Beautiful, No Crowds... read more

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One of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean

Absolutely cannot day enough about this beautiful beach. The water was clear and warm and gorgeous... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
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This rather remote beach is scenic and breathtaking with a mildly rugged coastline and perfect waters for swimming and snorkeling.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Feels like you are driving to the end of the earth then Bam....the Beach is Beautiful, No Crowds. Spectacular Views from above the beach

1  Thank Wander684628
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely cannot day enough about this beautiful beach. The water was clear and warm and gorgeous. The sand white and soft. No one here. Absolutely awesome!

Thank hmottin
Reviewed March 28, 2018

I'm still dreaming of the varying hues of turquoise and blue of this amazing beach. Bring you sunscreen and snorkel. ditch any expensive gadgets so you don't have to worry about theft,

1  Thank krissss2018
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Don't be scared of the hill to drive down to it. It's totally worth and your car will make it back it up! Breathtaking!!!

Thank Amy R
Reviewed March 3, 2018

A friend and I visited Pata Prieta beach in mid-Feb. There were only 5-10 other people on the beach. Very peaceful and a few shade trees. I tried snorkeling but there wasn't anything to see. This is a beach to relax on and swim a...More

1  Thank Wendy x
Reviewed February 26, 2018

This beach is also called Playa Pata Prieta. The entrance to the water is not steep. Calm water. I tried snorkelling on the left side but didn't see any fish. Nice beach for walking. No public facilities, but some shady trees.

Thank ChuckL568
Reviewed August 20, 2017

The place is pretty overcrowded, even in the low season. The drive is bumpy and almost impossible for some island cars. When you finally reach the parking area, its probably so crowded it'll be like trying to shove an elephant into a very small box....More

1  Thank Dana B
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Nice but watch for a drop off right by the life guard station. Plenty of picnic tables and shade. Locals selling their wares along the road.

1  Thank swissgalColorado
Reviewed April 23, 2017

Vieques has no shortage of great beaches, and Secret Beach is no exception. Great for lazing on the beach and swimming. Snorkeling is just OK.

Thank Chuck_and_Mel
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Pata Prieta, Secret Beach, used to be our favorite beach on Vieques but the last 2 times we were there, wasn't the best. The beach is pretty secluded, down a dirt road, park in a lot, then walk a short distance down a gravel road....More

1  Thank miggy2016
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