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Crowded and not worth the drive.

The place is pretty overcrowded, even in the low season. The drive is bumpy and almost impossible... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Dana B
Crofton, Maryland
Puerto Rico island Veques

Nice but watch for a drop off right by the life guard station. Plenty of picnic tables and shade... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
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This rather remote beach is scenic and breathtaking with a mildly rugged coastline and perfect waters for swimming and snorkeling.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 20 August 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

Thank Dana B
Reviewed 3 May 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 24 April 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 21 April 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

Thank miggy2016
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The water is really warm and clean. There were about a dozen people on the beach which left plenty of room to set up our umbrella. There is a long strip of seaweed that runs the length of the beach. This beach is good for...More

Thank Chef-Debra
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Definitely one of my favorite two beaches on the island. Water is crystal clear and aqua blue. Stingrays swam around my feet. A few places for shade, but better to bring an umbrella.

Thank BrooklynRider
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The beach is ok but I agree with the other reviewer, it was the most densely crowded of all the beaches we visited. The secret has been let out of the bag and it means many more people.

Thank xcapeohio
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

You cannot unsee the beauty here. It's ethereal. The water so clear and warm. Wonderful for swimming and sunning!

Thank rflanery
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Beautiful white sand. Very private and not at all crowded. Crystal clear water. Great for swimming. Beware- there were nude swimmers the day we were there but locals say that is very unusual.

Thank ffhale7418
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Secret Beach was really secret. On the drive through the National Refuge past Blue Beach there is a small road down a hill which most people will fail to see as they are on their journey towards La Plata Beach. This beach was narrow and...More

1  Thank jonnylock84
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