What's Near The Great Escape

Nearby Beaches

Pata Prieta

Travelers vacationing in this section of Vieques usually visit one of the region's pretty beaches. Here, you shouldn't be too far from nearby beaches.

All of the beaches along the coast of Vieques are appreciated for different reasons; even differences between their amenities can affect how much time you want to spend there, and what you need to bring. Every one of the options near The Great Escape (listed in the following table), has features worth noting. Click the names below to view a detailed page:

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

Sun Bay Beach is probably the most convenient option to visit near the B & B. Keep in mind that this beach is a reasonable traveling distance off, so your party won't have to go far to see it. 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 venues can have a large number of people and amenities, and this one follows that trend: With restrooms, showers, and picnic tables on site vacationers will have all they need for a day outside.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who are curious about what's located nearby might want to know how many miles the nearby city or town is from the property. The Great Escape is found toward the center of the island of Vieques; it's to the south west of Isabel Segunda.

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

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

Visitors who are looking to try exciting activities during their stay on Vieques will find that The Great Escape makes a great base for their tropical explorations. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, such as Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, Fortín Conde De Mirasol, and Munoz Rivera Plaza, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.

Several more of this property's nearest attractions are shown 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 on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, Fortín Conde De Mirasol might be just right 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 hotel booking possibilities is oftentimes a good way to get a better feel for the area. You will be able to find plenty of other destinations to consider before reaching a decision, as this part of Vieques offers visitors a terrific range of hotel and resort options. The following table shows the booking options you'll find in the surrounding area.

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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