What's Located Around The Great Escape

Nearby Beaches

Pata Prieta

Some visitors' favorite attractions in this region are the beloved beaches. You should be able to have your pick of nearby beaches.

All of the beaches on Vieques have their own unique features; these variations can have an effect on how enjoyable your visit is. The following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to see more information:

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

The most convenient one to visit is Sun Bay Beach. Keep in mind that this beach is a moderate distance away, so your party won't have to travel far to enjoy the sun and surf. 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. Outdoor attractions like this can have good groups of amenities as well as groups of people, and this one is no exception: With on-location features like picnic tables, restrooms, and showers you'll find everything you need for a day exploring the coast.

Nearby Areas

Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your B & B can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. The Great Escape is found near the center of the island of Vieques; it is to the south west of Isabel Segunda.

The areas that are closest to The Great Escape are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Barriada Monte Santo, Vieques 1.4 NE
Esperanza, Vieques 1.5 S
Isabel Segunda, 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 17.1 NE

Nearby Attractions

Vieques National Wildlife Refugee

The Great Escape makes for an excellent lodging option for active travelers. There are plenty of active pursuits to be enjoyed when exploring near this accommodation. Yes, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, like Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, Fortín Conde De Mirasol, and Munoz Rivera Plaza, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

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

Attractions Near The Great Escape
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Puerto Ferro Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.4 ESE 3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Isabel Segunda
Fortín Conde De Mirasol Historical Site 2.7 NE Isabel Segunda
Munoz Rivera Plaza Park 2.7 NE Isabel Segunda
Vieques National Wildlife Refugee Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.2 E 3.3 mi. East of Isabel Segunda
Punta Mulas Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.9 NE 0.4 mi. North of Isabel Segunda
Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust Museum 1.7 S Esperanza
Esperanza Archaeological Museum Museum -- -- 5.1 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda
Sugar Mill Ruins Vieques Historical Site -- -- 6.3 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda
Abandoned Bunkers Historical Site -- -- 7.0 mi. West-Southwest of Isabel Segunda

If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, Fortín Conde De Mirasol might be the right choice for you. 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 info about nearby accommodation options is oftentimes a good means of getting a feel for the area. You'll find no shortage of additional properties to learn about in the region, as this part of Vieques plays host to a terrific variety of hotel and resort options. Learn about all the region's lodging options by viewing the following table.

Accommodations near The Great Escape
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Crow's Nest 0.9 NNE 1.8 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda, Vieques
Villa Coral Guesthouse 1.4 SSW Esperanza, Vieques
Martineau Bay Resort And Spa 1.6 N 2.0 mi. West of Isabel Segunda, 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 Isabel Segunda, Vieques
W Retreat & Spa - Vieques Island -- -- 1.3 mi. West of Isabel Segunda, Vieques
 

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