Secret Beach (Pata Prieta), Isla de Vieques

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Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
As it's name suggests, you'll rest in seclusion at Secret Beach (Pata Prieta), a tropical spot for those looking for a more quiet and private alternative. White sand gently curves around the cove, which sits inside Vieques National Wildlife Refuge. The beachfront is lined with palm trees surrounded by thick, wild plant life. Snorkel among the marine life and watch for manta rays here. There are no paved roads to this beach, and be aware that you have to climb down rough landscape to reach the beach; it may not be easy for the elderly. Work out when and for how long to visit Secret Beach (Pata Prieta) and other Isla de Vieques attractions using our handy Isla de Vieques trip maker.
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  • Small cove beach on the southern coast of Vieques closer to esperanza. There is snorkeling here, and the water is very calm!  more »
  • If you've survived the hassle of just getting to Vieques, you can't miss the chance to visit Secret Beach. Don't forget your sunblock and bug spray. It may not seem super buggy, but these little...  more »
  • Stunning beach with a glass water surface, soft white sand and complete seclusion. The drop off is moderate and gradual - not too shallow like media Luna or too quick like sun bay.
  • My favorite beach in my time on Vieques. No food or drinks for sale so bring your own. Very private feeling and surrounded by nature.

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