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 on the island of Vieques, 1.6 miles east of Esperanza; it's three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) to the south of Isabel Segunda.

Nearby Restaurants

Visitors to this bay will have no problem finding a meal, since you'll discover a broad selection of dining options near this attraction. The most convenient place to eat to Mosquito Bay is La Gran Parada, which dishes out Caribbean food. Also nearby, you will come across options such as Restaurante Bili and Bananas Restaurant where you and your party will be able to sample eclectic dishes and enjoy the culture of Puerto Rico.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that enjoy bays, and have the energy to view some others, ought to think about Puerto Mosquito and Ensenada Sombe; the first of which is 0.4 miles away from this page's natural attraction. You'll find some additional attractions nearby, including Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust, which is a mile and a half away Esperanza. You might also want to consider checking out Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, which is another attraction close by.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of attractions nearby.

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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