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Things to do in Vieques

Even though this island is tiny, it is still necessary to rent a car to reach some of the more remote beaches. Vieques is American owned and as a result the access roads are all in good shape. The surf is almost always great at Navio Beach, easily the most popular beach on the island, this is where visitors go to see and be seen by all. If peace and quiet is needed, then Garcia Beach is a palm tree dotted oasis. This quiet island is perfect for those who want to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the ocean waves.

After a day of swimming and surfing, relax in the spa or sit and watch the sun set while sipping on a tropical drink. The little town of Esperanza is only a short drive and is a great place to sit and have lunch, or enjoy the island’s nightlife.

For visitors wanting hip clubs and discos, this is not the place. Most residents and visitors are asleep by midnight, but there are some fun local hangouts to try. Chez Shack has live reggae music every night, and La Campesina encourages it’s diners to stay and enjoy their meals surrounded by lively conversation and the music of the tree frogs.

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  • Al's Mar Azul

    Come late afternoon, in-the-know travelers wander right from the nearby ferry landing to the laid-back, open-air bungalow—to drink margaritas and w... More
  • Bar Plaza

    The oldest bar on Vieques has a pool table and an ancient jukebox that spins salsa hits; the backdrop is the newly refurbished town square, ideal f... More
  • Bioluminescent Bay Tour

    Mosquito Bay, close to Esperanza, is one of the world's brightest bioluminescent bays, and when you dive into the warm water after dark, your body ... More
  • Blue Caribe Kayaks

    Every visitor hears about the must-see bioluminescent bay soon after arriving, but many don’t know that they can skip the touristy boat trips in fa... More
  • Extreme Scooter Rental

    For moped rentals. More
  • García Beach

    Head to García Beach for a quiet escape with a palm tree–dotted island just a short swim away. More
  • Kama

    The motorcycle aesthetic inspired the black-and-red interiors of this trendy locale. A 1964 Triumph Thunderbird hangs above the bottles behind the ... More
  • Maritza's Car Rental

    Maritza’s Car Rental, located on Vieques Island in Puerto Rico, opened in 1995. The agency offers Jeep, Dodge, and Suzuki vehicles for flat daily r... More
  • Martineau Car Rental

    Located in Vieques across from the Martineau Bay Resort, Martineau Car Rental has a variety of cars for rent at reasonable prices. Available models... More
  • Navío

    Navío is known as the island’s finest, and that means it is also the most packed; the path to the sand is lined with haphazardly parked Jeeps and s... More

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