Vieques

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In Vieques, the names and phone numbers of all the island’s taxi drivers are posted on a sign outside the airport, which is an indication both of its size and its degree of formality. No need for Uber here. Vieques, just off the eastern tip of Pue...
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Around the world, hotels are putting art and design at the forefront. In Uruguay, the seaside Playa Vik José Ignacio (doubles from $900), by Montevideo-born architect Carlos Ott (best known for Paris’s Opéra Bastille), is filled with works by Jame...
A good six miles and an almost equal number of decades separate Old San Juan's tiny Isla Grande Airport from Puerto Rico's mammoth international terminal. As I scarf down a ham sandwich at the bar, I realize that the man on the next stool is my pi...
Rising from a boulder-studded hillside on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques is a cluster of concrete buildings that look deceptively like bunkers. In fact, Hix Island House, the vision of Toronto-based architect John Hix, is an unusually fashiona...
OCCUPATION Singer, songwriter HOME BASE Long Island, New York DOWNTIME "I had just finished a seventy-city world tour and wanted to find a beautiful place where I could sit and reflect on the end of this major moment in my life," Keys says. "Viequ...
High up on "gringo hill," a tropical-forested peak on the western end of Vieques, British developer Stuart Hankin admires the view from the swimming pool at Lionheart, his new luxury villa. Directly below lies Esperanza, the island's second-larges...