Top 10 Vieques, Puerto Rico Attractions

Isla de Vieques, one of the offshore island municipalities of Puerto Rico, is located just 7 miles off the east coast.  Vieques is home to Mosquito Bay, the brightest bioluminescent bay in the world, such a magical place it ought to be on everyone’s bucket list. Vieques is one of the few islands in the Caribbean with dozens of undeveloped beach coves where one can experience the true meaning of tropical bliss.

This small Puerto Rican treasure is home to the largest natural wildlife refuge in the Caribbean, covering 3,100 acres of precious land embraced by lush green flora.

Vieques is one of the last destinations that truly remain like the Caribbean of the past; quiet, lush, uncrowded, with unmatched natural beauty.  As you explore the island, you’ll pass elegant Paso Fino horses roaming free.  In Vieques there are no traffic lights, driving in Vieques is a pleasurable experience, narrow roads lead to breathtaking scenic spots, charming colorful towns, and beaches naturally landscaped free of development.  Be warned, once you step foot on the beaches of Vieques, you’ll be spoiled for life.

If you’re searching for a unique vacation, one that brings on feelings of wonder and relaxation, one that connects you back with nature, then Vieques is for you.  Nature lovers will have plenty of activities to be wrapped up in blissful natural beauty.

TOP 10 Vieques, Puerto Rico Attractions

Vieques Snorkeling Tour

Snorkeling is one of the favorite pastimes here in the Spanish Virgin Islands of Vieques and Culebra.  Spend days beach hopping and exploring the beauty of a world that has been preserved partly thanks to the Navy’s presence in the past and…
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Malecón at Esperanza

“El Malecón” is favorite hang out for visitors in the charming coast of Barrio Esperanza – located on the south side of Vieques. Visitors can choose from a variety of restaurants ranging from casual to fine cuisine with the bonus of a great…
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Faro Punta Mulas

This beautifully restored lighthouse stands tall and proud on a hill point north of the town of Isabel Segunda which is the main town in Isla de Vieques. Faro Punta Mulas was built by Don Juan Puig Cerber in 1895, and it was restored in…
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Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum

Fortín Conde Mirasol is located on a hill with a view of the Isabel Segunda village in Vieques, island-municipality located nine miles east of Puerto Rico. This small fort is a typical example of the Spanish fortifications of the 19th…
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Playa Grande Sugar Plantation Ruins

Located on the western coast of the island is the Ruins of Playa Grande Sugar Plantation. The Plantation has been claimed by lush tropical vegetation embracing the brick walls that were closed in the 1940’s after the lands were expropriated…
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Vieques National Wildlife Refuge

The Vieques National Wildlife Refuge is a National Wildlife Refuge on the island of Vieques in the Puerto Rico archipelago. It is part of the Caribbean Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The refuge contains several ecologically…
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Puerto Ferro Archeological Site

In 1991, archaeologists unearthed the skeletal remains of an ancient man, along with other objects, at an inland site on the south side of the island of Vieques. This discovery pinpoints Vieques as one of the earliest known pre-Arawak stone…
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