Among the most anticipated places of interest in all of Puerto Rico are the beautiful stretches of shoreline. You should be able to have your pick of nearby beaches.
All of the beaches on Vieques have their own personalities; the specific amenities and qualities of each one could mean the difference between an uneventful visit and a lively day in the sun. These choices are each worth investigating. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:
|Esperanza Beach||0.6||SE||4.2 mi. South-Southwest of Isabel Segunda|
|Sun Bay Beach||0.9||ESE||3.8 mi. South-Southwest of Isabel Segunda|
|Playa Negra||1.0||WSW||4.9 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda|
|Media Luna Beach||1.9||ESE||4.0 mi. South of Isabel Segunda|
|Playa Grande||2.1||WSW||5.8 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda|
|Navio Beach||2.2||E||3.9 mi. South of Isabel Segunda|
|El Gallito||2.8||N||2.2 mi. West of Isabel Segunda|
|Mosquito Beach Pier||3.1||NW||4.5 mi. West of Isabel Segunda|
|Puerto Ferro Playita||3.5||E||3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Isabel Segunda|
|Garcia Beach||3.9||E||3.3 mi. Southeast of Isabel Segunda|
|Caracas Beach||4.3||E||3.5 mi. Southeast of Isabel Segunda|
|Bahia Tapon Beach||4.6||E||3.6 mi. Southeast of Isabel Segunda|
Esperanza Beach is the closest to the guest house. Since this beach is a reasonable traveling distance away, your group won't have to journey far to enjoy it. Set on the south side of Isla de Vieques in El Malecón is a favorite beach amongst locals with families: Playa Esperanza. The each is open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, as well as holidays, and it available for all to use at no fee. Stay comfortable at here all day if you choose, since there are bathrooms available on-site.
If instead you're interested in a less raucous beach scene, Sun Bay Beach might be worth a visit. 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. It's located only a quick hike away.
Vacationers who are curious to know about the area's important features may want to know how far the adjacent town or city is from their accommodations. Villa Coral Guesthouse is located in Esperanza, a hamlet on Vieques; it's four miles (six and a half kilometers) to the south west of Isabel Segunda.
The following table contains a listing of areas near Villa Coral Guesthouse:
|Barriada Monte Santo, Vieques||2.7||NE|
|Isabel Segunda, Vieques||4.0||NE|
|Quebrada Seca, Puerto Rico||15.6||NW|
|Ceiba, Puerto Rico||15.9||NW|
|Cayo Luis Pena||17.0||NE|
|Culebra Pueblo, Isla de Culebra||18.4||NE|
|Naguabo, Puerto Rico||18.5||WNW|
Visitors seeking thrilling outdoor activities while visiting Vieques will find that Villa Coral Guesthouse makes an exceptional starting point for their daily excursions. In fact, this particular part of Vieques claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Fortín Conde De Mirasol, and , to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is .,
To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are shown in the table below.
|Lighthouse||3.5||E||3.8 mi. South-Southeast of Isabel Segunda|
|Fortín Conde De Mirasol||Historical Site||4.0||NE||Isabel Segunda|
|Vieques National Wildlife Refugee||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||6.2||ENE||3.3 mi. East of Isabel Segunda|
|Punta Mulas Lighthouse||Lighthouse||4.3||NE||0.4 mi. North of Isabel Segunda|
|Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust||Museum||0.5||SSE||Esperanza|
|Museum||--||--||5.1 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda|
|Historical Site||2.9||W||6.3 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda|
|Historical Site||4.0||W||7.0 mi. West-Southwest of Isabel Segunda|
If you're looking for somewhere a little different to visit, Fortín Conde De Mirasol might be 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.
Learning about nearby lodging possibilities is generally a convenient way to get a feel for the area. You'll be able to find plenty of other properties to consider before reaching a decision, as this part of Vieques plays host to a sweeping range of hotels and resorts to pick from. The table that follows contains all the lodging possibilities that are found nearby.
|Esperanza Inn||0.4||S||Esperanza, Vieques|
|Trade Winds Guesthouse||0.4||S||Esperanza, Vieques|
|Malecon House||0.4||S||Esperanza, Vieques|
|Bananas Guesthouse||0.5||SSE||Esperanza, Vieques|
|Hacienda Tamarindo||0.6||W||4.5 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda, Vieques|
|Inn On The Blue Horizon||0.6||SW||4.6 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda, Vieques|
|The Great Escape||1.4||NNE||2.7 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda, Vieques|
|La Finca Caribe Guest House and Cottages||1.7||NW||4.0 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda, Vieques|
|Crow's Nest||2.3||NNE||1.8 mi. South West of Isabel Segunda, Vieques|
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