Mosquito Bay

Set on Isla de Vieques is not only one of three bioluminescent bays in Puerto Rico, but the brightest of these natural phenomenons -- Mosquito Bay. The bay is inhabited by micro-organisms that make the water sparkle at night. This beautiful display has made this site a very popular night-time stop.


Mosquito Bay is found near the middle of the island of Vieques, 1.6 miles east of Esperanza; it is 3.4 miles to the south of Isabel Segunda.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most enjoyable possibilities while spending some time exploring the area is chowing down on fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of Mosquito Bay. La Gran Parada, which has a menu full of Caribbean meals, is also the most convenient dining option from this bay. Also within reach, you and your group will find eateries such as Restaurante Bili and Bananas Restaurant where you and your group can try out eclectic meals and experience the Puerto Rico culture.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that like bays, and are interested in visiting others, ought to think about Puerto Mosquito and Ensenada Sombe; the first is a half mile to the east of this bay. There are some additional places of interest in the area, including Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust, which is a mile and a half away Esperanza. Also consider heading over to Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

If you can't wait to see as many of Puerto Rico's attractions as possible, the most nearby attractions are in the following table.

Attractions Near Mosquito Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust Museum 1.6 mi. (6.8 km) W Esperanza
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse Other Attraction 1.8 mi. (6.1 km) E 3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Isabel Segunda
Esperanza Archaeological Museum Museum -- -- 5.1 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda
Fortín Conde De Mirasol Historic Site 3.3 mi. (0.3 km) N Isabel Segunda
Munoz Rivera Plaza -- 3.4 mi. (0.1 km) N Isabel Segunda
Punta Mulas Lighthouse Other Attraction 3.7 mi. (0.7 km) N 0.4 mi. North of Isabel Segunda
Sugar Mill Ruins Vieques Historic Site 4.6 mi. (10.1 km) W 6.3 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda
Vieques National Wildlife Refugee -- 4.7 mi. (5.3 km) NE 3.3 mi. East of Isabel Segunda

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Location: Vieques


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