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Not recommended for swimming! Strong currents can drag you to profound waters easily making this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ingrid R
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Great local beach!

This is a local beach in Arecibo. Super clean and fun! Very fun to watch the waves crash up against... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
North Brunswick, New Jersey
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“beautiful beach” (12 reviews)
“local beach” (6 reviews)
“del obispo” (7 reviews)
Arecibo, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not recommended for swimming! Strong currents can drag you to profound waters easily making this not a safe place for swimming. The only thing that I think can be done here is walk along the seashore, a picnic or any outdoor activity that is NOT...More

Thank Ingrid R
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This is a local beach in Arecibo. Super clean and fun! Very fun to watch the waves crash up against the huge rocks. Don't worry this only creates mini waves in the bathing side. Safe for teens, adults, families with children and elderly in there...More

Thank CightSeer
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Cool beach, a lagoon is created by rock formations, not deep at all except depending when you visit the current is quite strong and you aren't able to just relax in the water. We were constantly being splashed around. It was fun for a while....More

Thank Vanessa F
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This place is paradise. Water is clear, sand is cristal shiny. Parking is available and free. We found parking steps from the beach. I recommend you go with some water shoes since you'll be tempted to explore thru the rock formations and the could be...More

Thank Joseiphonico
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Went to "La Poza" during a weekday and it was just fantastic. Excellent for families with children since is secure from the open ocean

Thank yumac1
Reviewed 31 July 2017

If you rent a car in PR you have to just take chances! We stumbled onto this beach by chance, and I was so glad we did! Its a real locals spot but a must see with how the waves crash in the area pictured...More

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Best beach in Arecibo area. Local beaches are dangerous because they have deep water, undertow, strong currents and a lot of rocks in the edge. This one is a natural, small pond. Safe for children and adults. It is free and open to the public...More

Thank 27Ruben27
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The La Poza Beach was just perfect for the entire family. Safe for the young ones and fun for the older ones. The water was clear the sand clean.

Thank jsosa196
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite beach in Arecibo. Cristal clear water, white sand and a great feel for Puerto Rican culture.

Thank Raul D
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful beach. If you have some time in your schedule, make your way down to this beach. It is uniquely beautiful and very safe for the kiddos.

Thank albizu
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