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Vieques

With its fascinating history, diverse offerings, and welcoming atmosphere, Vieques Island is a must-visit destination for travelers seeking a laid-back, authentic experience.

Why We Love It:

Nestled off the east coast of Puerto Rico, Vieques Island is a small gem with a rich history. Once used as a bombing test site by the US military, the island has since transformed into an idyllic getaway with various unique activities and attractions.

One of the highlights of Vieques is its impressive collection of beaches, each with its own distinct character. Black Sand Beach features stunning dark sand, while Playa Sun Bay, Navio, Playa La Plata, and Secret Beach offers serene spots to relax, swim, and soak up the sun.

For adventure lovers, the island doesn’t disappoint. Snorkeling at Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre El Buey allows for exploring vibrant marine life beneath crystal-clear waters.

As for getting around the island, Vieques Car Rental offers golf carts as a fun, breezy way to traverse its picturesque landscapes. Between adventures, be sure to refuel at popular spots like The Rising Roost, known for its delightful breakfasts and coffee, and Duffy’s in Esperanza, a go-to destination for a satisfying lunch.

Regarding accommodations, The Haven Airbnb offers a cozy retreat to rest and recharge, making it the perfect home away from home while exploring this enchanting island.

With its fascinating history, diverse offerings, and welcoming atmosphere, Vieques Island is a must-visit destination for travelers seeking a laid-back, authentic experience.

Region: Caribbean
Days Needed: 2
Highlights: Nature, Beaches, Ruins, Wildlife, Snorkeling
Primary Language: Spanish
Cost ($-$$$$): $$$

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