Set just seven miles off the east coast of Puerto Rico, Vieques is so undeveloped that it feels like an undiscovered slice of paradise to nearly every visitor who steps off the ferry when they arrive. There are no major resorts, instead a few paved streets lined with small hotels, rental properties, and shops that keep things going between deliveries of goods from the mainland. Activities take tourists on a magical journey of underwater habitats, bodies of water that glow in the dark, and historic ruins that are known to take visitor's breaths away.
This natural, yet active, island is a great place for tourist who enjoy a bike ride. Whether you ride along the coast or through the rugged interior, it will be a fun day on Vieques.
If you are intrigued by the idea of feeling the wind on your face as you move along, you will find 3 rental agencies that can help make it happen. For more about bike and scooter rentals, use this link.
Vieques is one of the most naturalistic areas of Puerto Rico, and it shows with the quaility of the dive sites. Choosing to dive off Vieques means clear water and diverse marine life.
There are two dive services and a small number of dive sites in the area. Read this extended discussion regarding diving in this area if you'd like to find out more details.
Vieques is a prime fishing destination regardless of whether you are looking for a deepsea charter or shore fishing excursion.
Like to go fishing? You'll be glad to discover there are 3 charter fishing services in this area. Click to find our page about this topic.
The table below enables you to get some key facts concerning local providers that will help you enjoy some time on the water.
|Caribbean Lady Sailing Charters||(787) 930-5610||0.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Esperanza|
|Little Boat Sailing||(787) 366-5202||Central Vieques|
|Marauder Sailing Charters||(787) 435-4858||4.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Isabel Segunda|
|SeaVieques||(787) 435-0256||0.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Isabel Segunda|
|Vieques Classic Charter||(787) 467-3447||0.4 mi. South-Southeast of Central Esperanza|
|Vieques Island Powercat||(787) 980-9978||0.4 mi. South-Southeast of Central Esperanza|
If you're interested in learning about charter operators and area marinas use this link.
If there are some shopping fanatics in your group, they might want to know that more than 16 retail stores are located in this area. To visit our full guide to shopping on Vieques, visit this page.
Yet another great option is seeing the area's sights and natural beauty. The area has a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Follow this link to read our article about area sightseeing and attractions.
The chart right below lists a few details concerning a firm that can guide you to some of the most interesting local sights.
|Nature Tourism Service||(787) 922-2701||Central Vieques|
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(787) 448-5931||Isabel Segunda|
|Kiani Tours of Vieques||Nature Tourism Service||(787) 556-6003||Vieques|
|Travel and Tour Operators||(787) 994-0050||4.0 mi. South-Southwest of Central Isabel Segunda|
|Travel and Tour Operators||(787) 366-5202||Central Vieques|
If you like to go snokeling there's good news -- you'll have the chance in the waters off the coast of Vieques. Those interested can get more information concerning opportunities to go snorkeling by going to this page.
Relaxing for a few hours in a spa could be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you might be happy to discover the area has one. To see our detailed guide to spas, click this link.
If you want to play some tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. However, we're only aware of one property in the area where you can play tennis.
The following table enables you to learn some details concerning other activities.
|Jet Ski Rental Service||(787) 630-2690||Isabel Segunda|
|Esperanza Riding Company||Horseback Riding Site||(787) 435-0073||0.8 mi. West of Central Esperanza|
|Jet Ski Rental Service||(787) 435-9372||4.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Isabel Segunda|
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