Activities on Vieques

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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.

Bike and Scooter Rental

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 places that can help you. To find out about other bike and scooter rentals, visit this page.

Diving

Vieques Diving

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 a couple of dive operators and a small number of interesting dive sites in the area. Visit this article regarding scuba diving in this area if you'd like additional information.

Fishing

Isla Outfitters

Vieques is a prime fishing destination regardless of whether you are looking for a deepsea charter or shore fishing excursion.

Hoping to spend some time with a rod in your hand? There are a couple of charter fishing companies operating in this area. You can get more information about fishing in this area can do so here.

Sailing and Boating

Vieques Sailing and Boating

Take a look at the table below to find out more about area firms that will help you enjoy some time on the water.

Boating Opportunities On Vieques
Name Phone Location
Little Boat Sailing (787) 366-5202 Central Vieques
Marauder Sailing Charters (787) 435-4858 4.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Isabel Segunda
Vieques Classic Charter (787) 467-3447 0.4 mi. South-Southeast of Central Esperanza

If you want to read about nearby marinas and charter operators see this page.

Shopping

If there are some foks who enjoy exploring new shops vacationing with you, they may be interested to know that the area has more than 10 retail stores just waiting to be explored. If you want to know more about shopping on Vieques, you can do so by visiting this page.

Sightseeing

Vieques National Wildlife Refugee

Sightseeing is also a popular activity for visitors to Vieques. Among other sights, the area has a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. To navigate to our detailed guide to sightseeing attractions and opportunities, visit this page.

The table directly below shows some details concerning a firm that can help you have a great time enjoying the local sights.

Sightseeing Services On Vieques
Name Type Phone Location
Bieque Eco Trips Nature Tourism Service (787) 922-2701 Central Vieques
Kiani Tours of Vieques Nature Tourism Service (787) 556-6003 Vieques
Vieques Adventure Company Travel and Tour Operators (787) 994-0050 4.0 mi. South-Southwest of Central Isabel Segunda
Vieques Paddleboating Travel and Tour Operators (787) 366-5202 Central Vieques

Snorkeling

Vieques Snorkeling

If you enjoy underwater beauty you're in luck -- you'll have the chance in the waters off the coast of Vieques. Those interested can find more details about opportunities to go snorkeling here.

Tennis

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. However, there's only one property where you can play tennis in this area.

Other Activities

Esperanza Riding Company

The table below provides some key facts concerning other activities.

Other Activities On Vieques
Name Type Phone Location
Esperanza Riding Company Horseback Riding Site (787) 435-0073 0.8 mi. West of Central Esperanza
Fun Brother Jet Skis Jet Ski Rental Service (787) 435-9372 4.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Isabel Segunda
 

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