What's Near The Great Escape

Nearby Beaches

Pata Prieta

Some of the best attractions to visit in this region are the beloved beaches. Here, you shouldn't be too far from nearby beaches.

All of the beaches on Vieques are appreciated for different reasons; even differences between their amenities can affect whether you'll have an active outing, or just a few hours of seclusion in the sun. The following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to see more details:

Beaches Near The Great Escape
Beach Distance Direction Location
Sun Bay Beach 1.6 S 3.8 mi. South-Southwest of Vieques Town
El Gallito 1.6 N 2.2 mi. West of Vieques Town
Esperanza Beach 1.7 S 4.2 mi. South-Southwest of Vieques Town
Playa Negra 2.2 SW 4.9 mi. South West of Vieques Town
Media Luna Beach 2.3 SE 4.0 mi. South of Vieques Town
Navio Beach 2.4 SE 3.9 mi. South of Vieques Town
Mosquito Beach Pier 2.9 WNW 4.5 mi. West of Vieques Town
Playa Grande 3.1 SW 5.8 mi. South West of Vieques Town
Puerto Ferro Playita 3.3 ESE 3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Vieques Town
Garcia Beach 3.5 E 3.3 mi. Southeast of Vieques Town
Caracas Beach 3.8 E 3.5 mi. Southeast of Vieques Town
Bahia Tapon Beach 4.1 E 3.6 mi. Southeast of Vieques Town
Pata Prieta 4.5 E 3.7 mi. Southeast of Vieques Town

Sun Bay Beach is the one that's nearest to these accommodations. Because you can find this beach approximately a mile and a half to the south of this B & B, your party won't have to journey far to enjoy a beautiful shoreline. 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. Natural attractions like this in Puerto Rico are known to be filled with both people and amenities, and this one follows that trend: With picnic tables, restrooms, and showers on location vacationers will have all they need for a day outside.

Nearby Areas

Stopping over at a town or community close to your B & B can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, whether it's about trying their underrated nightlife, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. The Great Escape is located near the center of the island of Vieques; it's to the south west of Vieques Town.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of The Great Escape.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Barriada Monte Santo, Vieques 1.4 NE
Esperanza, Vieques 1.5 S
Vieques Town, Vieques 2.7 NE
Quebrada Seca, Puerto Rico 15.3 NW
Cayo Lobo 15.4 NNE
Ceiba, Puerto Rico 15.4 NW
Cayo Luis Pena 15.6 NE
Isla Palominos 17.0 NNW
Culebra Pueblo, Isla de Culebra 17.0 NE

Nearby Attractions

Vieques National Wildlife Refugee

The Great Escape is a great locale for active vacationers. There are numerous active pursuits to be discovered when starting at this accommodation. As a matter of fact, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, including Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, Fortín Conde De Mirasol, and Munoz Rivera Plaza. Of the three, the closest is Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

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

Attractions Near The Great Escape
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.4 ESE 3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Vieques Town
Fortín Conde De Mirasol Historical Site 2.7 NE Vieques Town
Munoz Rivera Plaza Park 2.7 NE Vieques Town
Vieques National Wildlife Refugee Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.2 E 3.3 mi. East of Vieques Town
Punta Mulas Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.9 NE 0.4 mi. North of Vieques Town
Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust Museum 1.7 S 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 an interesting place to visit, 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

Finding info about nearby lodging options is often a good means of getting a better feel for the area. Readers will be able to find no shortage of other properties to look at prior to making a decision, as this portion of Vieques houses an excellent variety of resorts and hotels to pick from. Have a look at the table below for a complete list of the hotel booking options you can find in the vicinity.

Accommodations near The Great Escape
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Crow's Nest 0.9 NNE 1.8 mi. South West of Vieques Town, Vieques
Villa Coral Guesthouse 1.4 SSW Esperanza, Vieques
Martineau Bay Resort And Spa 1.6 N 2.0 mi. West of Vieques Town, Vieques
Casa de Tortuga -- -- Esperanza, Vieques
Esperanza Inn -- -- Esperanza, Vieques
Trade Winds Guesthouse 1.7 S Esperanza, Vieques
Malecon House 1.7 S Esperanza, Vieques
Bananas Guesthouse 1.7 S Esperanza, Vieques
La Finca Caribe Guest House and Cottages 1.7 W 4.0 mi. South West of Vieques Town, Vieques
W Retreat & Spa - Vieques Island -- -- 1.3 mi. West of Vieques Town, Vieques

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