Many times, picking accommodations within walking distance of a good beach can make your trip to this area even more special.
If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Inn On The Blue Horizon is just what you are looking for. This property is located on the shore, so tourists can spend every day soaking up the sun if that is what they want to do.
Obviously, since Inn On The Blue Horizon was built directly on Playa Negra, sun bathing is popular with guests staying here. An oddity on the island of Vieques is Playa Negra -- which as you may be able to surmise from the name is a black sand beach. The interesting thing is that just some of the sand is black, giving it an even more unique appearance. For those who want some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:
|Esperanza Beach||0.9||E||4.2 mi. South-Southwest of Isabel Segunda|
|Sun Bay Beach||1.4||E||3.8 mi. South-Southwest of Isabel Segunda|
|Playa Grande||1.5||W||5.8 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda|
|Media Luna Beach||2.3||E||4.0 mi. South of Isabel Segunda|
|Navio Beach||2.7||E||3.9 mi. South of Isabel Segunda|
|Mosquito Beach Pier||3.0||NW||4.5 mi. West of Isabel Segunda|
|El Gallito||3.2||N||2.2 mi. West of Isabel Segunda|
|Puerto Ferro Playita||4.0||E||3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Isabel Segunda|
|Garcia Beach||4.5||E||3.3 mi. Southeast of Isabel Segunda|
|Caracas Beach||4.9||E||3.5 mi. Southeast of Isabel Segunda|
Esperanza Beach is the closest to this property. 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 won't have to cut your time at Esperanza Beach short, since there are nearby public restrooms.
If you're searching for a more peaceful beach scene, 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's located just a short interval off.
Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your hotel can help diversify your itinerary, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Inn On The Blue Horizon is located just outside the heart of the island of Vieques, 0.7 miles west of Esperanza; it's four and a half miles (seven and a half kilometers) to the south west of Isabel Segunda.
The table below lists some of the areas near Inn On The Blue Horizon.
|Barriada Monte Santo, Vieques||3.3||NE|
|Isabel Segunda, Vieques||4.6||NE|
|Quebrada Seca, Puerto Rico||15.3||NW|
|Ceiba, Puerto Rico||15.7||NW|
|Cayo Luis Pena||17.6||NE|
|Naguabo, Puerto Rico||18.2||WNW|
Tourists who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors during their stay on Vieques will find that Inn On The Blue Horizon makes a great home-base to start their excursions. In fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, like Fortín Conde De Mirasol, and , to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is .,
These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those shown in the table below.
|Lighthouse||4.0||E||3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Isabel Segunda|
|Fortín Conde De Mirasol||Historical Site||4.6||NE||Isabel Segunda|
|Vieques National Wildlife Refugee||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||6.8||ENE||3.3 mi. East of Isabel Segunda|
|Punta Mulas Lighthouse||Lighthouse||4.8||NE||0.4 mi. North of Isabel Segunda|
|Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust||Museum||0.8||E||Esperanza|
|Museum||--||--||5.1 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda|
|Historical Site||2.3||W||6.3 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda|
|Historical Site||3.5||W||7.0 mi. West-Southwest of Isabel Segunda|
If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, Fortín Conde De Mirasol might be 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.
Learning about nearby accommodations is oftentimes a great way to get a better feel for the area. You will find lots of additional destinations to consider in the region, as this section of Vieques offers guests an excellent variety of resorts and hotels to choose from. Find out what you need to know about all of the surrounding area's booking options by viewing the table below.
|Hacienda Tamarindo||0.2||NNW||4.5 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda, Vieques|
|Trade Winds Guesthouse||0.6||E||Esperanza, Vieques|
|Esperanza Inn||0.6||E||Esperanza, Vieques|
|Malecon House||0.6||E||Esperanza, Vieques|
|Villa Coral Guesthouse||0.6||NE||Esperanza, Vieques|
|Bananas Guesthouse||0.8||E||Esperanza, Vieques|
|La Finca Caribe Guest House and Cottages||1.7||NNW||4.0 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda, Vieques|
|The Great Escape||1.9||NE||2.7 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda, Vieques|
|Crow's Nest||2.8||NE||1.8 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda, Vieques|
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