What's Located Around Bananas Guesthouse

Nearby Beaches

Pata Prieta

People vacationing in this part of Vieques almost always enjoy the beautiful water at one of the area's amazing beaches. Here, you shouldn't be too far from multiple options.

Each of the access points adorning the coast of Vieques have their own personalities; these characteristics could make the difference between a relaxing time on the sand, and an unprepared visit. The choices in the following table are those found nearest to Bananas Guesthouse. Click on the names below to learn about amenities and other details:

Beaches Near Bananas
Beach Distance Direction Location
Esperanza Beach 0.1 ESE 4.2 mi. South-Southwest of Vieques Town
Sun Bay Beach 0.7 E 3.8 mi. South-Southwest of Vieques Town
Playa Negra 1.2 W 4.9 mi. South West of Vieques Town
Media Luna Beach 1.5 E 4.0 mi. South of Vieques Town
Navio Beach 1.9 E 3.9 mi. South of Vieques Town
Playa Grande 2.2 W 5.8 mi. South West of Vieques Town
El Gallito 3.2 N 2.2 mi. West of Vieques Town
Puerto Ferro Playita 3.2 E 3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Vieques Town
Mosquito Beach Pier 3.6 NW 4.5 mi. West of Vieques Town
Garcia Beach 3.8 E 3.3 mi. Southeast of Vieques Town
Caracas Beach 4.1 E 3.5 mi. Southeast of Vieques Town
Bahia Tapon Beach 4.4 E 3.6 mi. Southeast of Vieques Town
Pata Prieta 4.9 E 3.7 mi. Southeast of Vieques Town

Esperanza Beach is the closest choice to consider near Bananas Guesthouse. Keep in mind that this beach is found a couple hundred yards from the hostel, so you really won't have to travel far to enjoy it. Set on the south side of Isla de Vieques in El Malecón is a favorite beach amongst locals with families: Playa Esperanza. The each is open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, as well as holidays, and it available for all to use at no fee. You can spend as much time as you want at this coastal site, considering there are restrooms available.

If you're searching for plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, Sun Bay Beach could be a better choice for you. Sun Bay Beach is the only Balneario Público, or government maintained beach on the island of Vieques. This means it is the only beach with facilities and life guards, but it is also the only beach you have to pay to park at. It can be found only a meager trip away.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your hostel can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Bananas Guesthouse is located in Esperanza, a hamlet on Vieques; it's four miles (seven kilometers) to the south-southwest of Vieques Town.

The areas that are closest to Bananas Guesthouse are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Barriada Monte Santo, Vieques 2.9 NE
Vieques Town, Vieques 4.2 NNE
Quebrada Seca, Puerto Rico 16.0 NW
Ceiba, Puerto Rico 16.3 NW
Cayo Lobo 17.0 NNE
Cayo Luis Pena 17.2 NE
Isla Palominos 18.4 NNW
Culebra Pueblo, Isla de Culebra 18.5 NE
Naguabo Valley, Puerto Rico 18.9 WNW

Nearby Attractions

Vieques National Wildlife Refugee

Tourists who want to try unfamiliar activities while visiting Vieques will find that Bananas Guesthouse is in an ideal place for people who will be in and out trying various excursions. You will soon notice that this section of Vieques has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, such as Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, Fortín Conde De Mirasol, and Munoz Rivera Plaza. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

When it comes to finding area attractions that are just right for your family, it's best to know all your options, like those listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Bananas
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.3 E 3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Vieques Town
Fortín Conde De Mirasol Historical Site 4.2 NE Vieques Town
Munoz Rivera Plaza Park 4.3 NNE Vieques Town
Vieques National Wildlife Refugee Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.2 NE 3.3 mi. East of Vieques Town
Punta Mulas Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.5 NNE 0.4 mi. North of Vieques Town
Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust Museum 0.0 WNW Esperanza
Esperanza Archaeological Museum Museum -- -- 5.1 mi. South West of Vieques Town
Sugar Mill Ruins Vieques Historical Site 3.1 W 6.3 mi. South West of Vieques Town
Abandoned Bunkers Historical Site 4.2 W 7.0 mi. West-Southwest of Vieques Town

If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, Fortín Conde De Mirasol might be a good choice. Built in 1845, Fortin Conde De Mirasol was eventually turned into a prison and place of execution for many prisoner. Near complete ruins by the late 1900's, the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture restored the complex, finishing in 1991.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're choosing a location to stay in, it is sometimes worthwhile to find out about nearby lodging options as a means to get a better feel for the region. Readers can find lots of additional destinations to look at before making a decision, as this section of Vieques plays host to a sweeping range of resorts and hotels to pick from. Find out more about the region's hotel booking options by viewing the table below.

Accommodations near Bananas
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Malecon House 0.1 W Esperanza, Vieques
Trade Winds Guesthouse 0.2 WNW Esperanza, Vieques
Esperanza Inn 0.2 NW Esperanza, Vieques
Casa de Tortuga 0.2 NW Esperanza, Vieques
Villa Coral Guesthouse 0.5 NNW Esperanza, Vieques
Inn On The Blue Horizon 0.8 W 4.6 mi. South West of Vieques Town, Vieques
Hacienda Tamarindo 0.9 WNW 4.5 mi. South West of Vieques Town, Vieques
The Great Escape 1.7 N 2.7 mi. South West of Vieques Town, Vieques
La Finca Caribe Guest House and Cottages 2.2 NW 4.0 mi. South West of Vieques Town, Vieques
Crow's Nest 2.6 N 1.8 mi. South West of Vieques Town, Vieques

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