Some people's favorite attractions to visit in this region are found along the coast. Nearby beaches will make this area particularly desirable.
It's good to know something about the characteristics of various locations along the coastal of Puerto Rico, since they will undoubtedly affect which one you choose to visit. The following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to view a detailed discussion:
|Garcia Beach||--||--||3.3 mi. Southeast of Vieques Town|
|Caracas Beach||--||--||3.5 mi. Southeast of Vieques Town|
|Bahia Tapon Beach||--||--||3.6 mi. Southeast of Vieques Town|
|El Gallito||--||--||2.2 mi. West of Vieques Town|
|Pata Prieta||--||--||3.7 mi. Southeast of Vieques Town|
|Puerto Ferro Playita||--||--||3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Vieques Town|
|Navio Beach||--||--||3.9 mi. South of Vieques Town|
|Media Luna Beach||--||--||4.0 mi. South of Vieques Town|
|Sun Bay Beach||--||--||3.8 mi. South-Southwest of Vieques Town|
|La Chiva||--||--||4.4 mi. Southeast of Vieques Town|
|Esperanza Beach||--||--||4.2 mi. South-Southwest of Vieques Town|
|Secret Beach||--||--||4.8 mi. East-Southeast of Vieques Town|
|Laguna Algodones Beach||--||--||4.4 mi. East of Vieques Town|
|Playa Negra||--||--||4.9 mi. South West of Vieques Town|
|Mosquito Beach Pier||--||--||4.5 mi. West of Vieques Town|
The most convenient one to visit is Garcia Beach. This beautiful beach is tucked away in the national forest and is hard to reach by anyone other than boaters or hikers. However, for those who do make it to Garcia Beach, there awaits a gentle cove with nearly perfect water that encompasses wonderful sea life and even a small cay-island in the middle of the cove.
Stopping by a community or town near your B & B can help diversify your itinerary, whether you're browsing a beautiful natural setting, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Hector's by the Sea is found in the heart of the island of Vieques; it is to the southeast of Vieques Town.
The following table contains a listing of areas near Hector's by the Sea:
|Vieques Town, Vieques||1.0||NW|
|Barriada Monte Santo, Vieques||1.2||WSW|
|Cayo Luis Pena||13.4||NE|
|Culebra Pueblo, Isla de Culebra||14.6||NE|
|Isla de Culebra||15.6||NE|
|Ceiba, Puerto Rico||16.6||NW|
|Quebrada Seca, Puerto Rico||16.7||WNW|
Travelers in search of plenty of activities during their stay on Vieques will find that Hector's by the Sea is the perfect place for active guests, especially if they plan to take advantage of this busy part of town. Yes, this particular part of Vieques claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Fortín Conde De Mirasol, and . The nearest attraction of the three is .,
There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them listed in the following table.
|Lighthouse||--||--||3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Vieques Town|
|Fortín Conde De Mirasol||Historical Site||--||--||Vieques Town|
|Vieques National Wildlife Refugee||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||--||--||3.3 mi. East of Vieques Town|
|Punta Mulas Lighthouse||Lighthouse||--||--||0.4 mi. North of Vieques Town|
|Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust||Museum||--||--||Esperanza|
|Museum||--||--||5.1 mi. South West of Vieques Town|
|Historical Site||--||--||6.3 mi. South West of Vieques Town|
|Historical Site||--||--||7.0 mi. West-Southwest of Vieques Town|
If you're on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, Fortín Conde De Mirasol could be just what the doctor ordered. 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.
Getting details about nearby accommodation options is generally an easy way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You will find no shortage of other places to consider before coming to a decision, as this part of Vieques offers travelers a terrific selection of resort and hotel options. The following table lists all of the hotel booking options available nearby.
|Seagate Hotel||--||--||0.7 mi. East of Vieques Town, Vieques|
|Hix Island House||--||--||Vieques Town, Vieques|
|Casa De Amistad||--||--||Vieques Town, Vieques|
|--||--||Vieques Town, Vieques|
|Bravo Beach Hotel||--||--||0.5 mi. North of Vieques Town, Vieques|
|Casa La Lanchita||--||--||0.6 mi. North-Northeast of Vieques Town, Vieques|
|Arabor Suites||--||--||0.8 mi. Northeast of Vieques Town, Vieques|
|W Retreat & Spa - Vieques Island||--||--||1.3 mi. West of Vieques Town, Vieques|
|Crow's Nest||--||--||1.8 mi. South West of Vieques Town, Vieques|
|Martineau Bay Resort And Spa||--||--||2.0 mi. West of Vieques Town, Vieques|
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