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Shacks Beach

PR-4466 Km 1.9 INT | Isabela, PR, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
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Great snorkeling NOT FOR LITTLE KIDS

Swim out about 50 yards and the snorkeling becomes very good especially in the blue hole. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
vega b
Pretty beach but not really swimmable

Went to this beach with my three children as I was going horseback riding at Tropical Trail Rides... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
MARINARATINGSWINNER
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Atlanta, Georgia
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This beach with its underwater cathedral-like caverns make for a great dive.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“blue hole” (3 reviews)
“kite surfing” (3 reviews)
“shallow reef” (2 reviews)
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PR-4466 Km 1.9 INT | Isabela, PR, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Swim out about 50 yards and the snorkeling becomes very good especially in the blue hole. The currents can be strong and the topography is rocky If you''re a weak swimmer or need a a helmet crossing the street, Go to Montones or Crashboat Beach.

Thank vega b
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Went to this beach with my three children as I was going horseback riding at Tropical Trail Rides nearby, pretty beach, but not very swimmable.

Thank MARINARATINGSWINNER
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The west side of the island is COMPLETELY different and HIGHLY recommended. PLEASE get out of San Juan and come see this great beach in Isabla. The locals are very friendly and outgoing. Its quieter, peaceful, and there is wildlife here you can't see anywhere...More

3  Thank Aaron M
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I am a little confused by the other reviews. This place is literally between where we stayed 'Fusion ocean front' and Jobos beach. We walked by here several times a day. It's not in anyone's back yard. There are several access points to the road....More

Thank Vincent H
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Wow! What a great find due to TripAdvisor! Bit of a walk to get there but my goodness what a surprise. First of all the beach is very beautiful. You can walk in either direction. There is a barrier in the ocean that breaks the...More

2  Thank walter_sch
Reviewed 15 January 2017

It is quite literally the backyard of some ocean front properties. This gives it a somewhat uncomfortable access, especially if you are carrying large items like coolers or beach chairs. Parking to get to it could be hard to find and the road is somewhat...More

Thank CptNaufragio
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We didn't have our snorkeling gear and so can't comment on that, but saw several snorkelers in the water. The drift was a little bit strong the day we were there in December. But beautiful location, quiet, and tucked away from the crowds.

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 30 December 2016

One of my favorite beaches in PR. Great for kitesurfing/windsurfing and when the wind is down, it's great for surfing too. When the waves are flat you can swim and snorkel. Very laid-back, peaceful, tropical vibe with friendly people.

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Beautiful beach, clear blue/green water. Be advised though, that there is a very strong current running east to west, and will pull you over the rocks if you are not careful and alert. At low tide you may be injured scraping over the rocks. I...More

1  Thank genenurse
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We went in October at low tide and the sea was pretty choppy with high waves down the beach. Cons: Strong rip currents near the shore. Parking is sparse and you need to walk a few blocks. Limited shade Pros: Very pretty Water is clear...More

1  Thank Stephanie L
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