What's Located Around Hector's by the Sea

Nearby Beaches

Pata Prieta

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:

Beaches Near Hector's
Beach Distance Direction Location
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.

Nearby Areas

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:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Vieques Town, Vieques 1.0 NW
Barriada Monte Santo, Vieques 1.2 WSW
Esperanza, Vieques 3.8 SW
Cayo Luis Pena 13.4 NE
Cayo Lobo 13.4 N
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

Nearby Attractions

Vieques National Wildlife Refugee

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 Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, Fortín Conde De Mirasol, and Munoz Rivera Plaza. The nearest attraction of the three is Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Hector's
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse Lighthouse -- -- 3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Vieques Town
Fortín Conde De Mirasol Historical Site -- -- Vieques Town
Munoz Rivera Plaza Park -- -- 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
Esperanza Archaeological Museum Museum -- -- 5.1 mi. South West of Vieques Town
Sugar Mill Ruins Vieques Historical Site -- -- 6.3 mi. South West of Vieques Town
Abandoned Bunkers 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.

Nearby Accommodations

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.

Accommodations near Hector's
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Seagate Hotel -- -- 0.7 mi. East of Vieques Town, Vieques
Hix Island House -- -- Vieques Town, Vieques
Casa De Amistad -- -- Vieques Town, Vieques
Vieques Ocean View Hotel -- -- 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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