Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
Vieques is like a dream; beautiful Paso Fino horses elegantly galloping around the island. The vibe is old Caribbean with a small population, there’s little development, beaches feel more like live postcards. At night the waters glow at Mosquito Bay.
Vieques makes it to the top of our list for best beaches and best snorkeling beaches / destinations in Puerto Rico. Vieques has won several awards for Best island in the Caribbean and Bahia de la Chiva (Blue Beach) has been included on best beaches of the Caribbean lists. Rent a jeep and spend days discovering beach coves with it’s own unique qualities, no beach looks the same in Vieques.
Vieques stands out as a destination for it’s gorgeous undeveloped beaches and Mosquito Bay, the brightest bioluminescent bay in the world.
If you’re a first time visitor to Puerto Rico, we encourage you to start your vacation in the capital city of San Juan and then head over to Vieques for a few days. We are confident that like many visitors, this won’t be your last trip here. The sister island of Culebra has it’s own unique qualities but the same effect on visitors. You’ll fall in love…
Isla de Vieques (formal name) is on the east coast of Puerto Rico. Getting to Vieques is hassle free and no passport is required for US Citizens. Fly to the San Juan Airport, then take a short flight or ferry ride to Vieques.
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