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A review about Vieques as a destination

Published on Nov 12, 2016, Victor Blok from Travel Writers wrote a blog about his recent visit to Vieques. “Beaches lack the crowds encountered on many Caribbean islands, and it’s often possible to find a sandy seaside refuge to call your own for the day. They range from broad, gently curving seashores overlooking sweeping bays […]

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Get to know the community work done by Ciudadanos Pro Cultura

Español abajo by Wanda Bermúdez Romero June 30, 2016 The sign on the picture above is still work in progress but has already attracted lots of attention. It is located just before the Ceiba Tree Park and marks the entrance to Barrio Mosquitos on the western end of Vieques. Although nowadays only the people of the Verde Vieques […]

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Vieques, best no-passport-required vacation for any budget. According to Islands Magazine

This was posted September 2015 but still true. La Chiva beach listed first in the article. Picture above. For a budget vacation for 2 or 4 check Ababor Suites, beachfront units start at $140. See more in this link for the Islands Magazine article http://www.islands.com/best-no-passport-required-vacations-for-any-budget?src=SOC&dom=fb See more about Ababor Suites here http://ababorsuites.com/

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New book about Vieques and Culebra/ Presentación de libro sobre Vieques y Culebra, May 13, 2016

Official presentation of the book in Spanish, Vieques y Culebra, Tesoros del Archipiélago de Puerto Rico by Víctor Manuel Nieves. On Friday, May 13, 2016 at 7 pm at Punta Mulas Lighthouse activities center. Presentación oficial del libro, Vieques y Culebra, Tesoros del Archipiélago de Puerto Rico por Víctor Manuel Nieves. El viernes 13 de […]

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Vieques people unite to stop U.S. politicians from selling Vieques protected lands to pay off Puerto Rico’s debt/ Gente de Vieques unamonos para detener a los Políticos estadounidenses de vender las tierras protegidas de Vieques para pagar la deuda de Puerto Rico

Español abajo (Foto por Luis Jimenez) Politicians in US are proposing the Vieques Fish and Wildlife Reserve be transferred to the PR government to be sold to developers to payoff the debt. Fish and Wildlife/Dept of Interior rejects the idea and calls it dangerous. “Utah Congressman Wants To Sell America’s 4th Most Popular Wildlife Refuge […]

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Sun Bay Beach in Vieques gets Blue Flag award

El Balneario Sun Bay en Vieques recibió el galardón Bandera Azul otra vez este año. De acuerdo al artículo en El Nuevo Día, “La certificación Bandera Azul es un programa de reconocimiento internacional que confiere anualmente la Fundación de Educación Ambiental a playas y marinas  que cumplen con altos parámetros de calidad de agua, infraestructura […]

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Vieques podcast by four traveling couples

By Phoebe’s Pure Food I recently recorded a podcast episode about our first time travel experiences to Vieques… We (4 couples) traveled to the island for the first time in January and had a blast! We ladies shared our top three favorite things about Vieques. You can find the links to listen to the episode […]

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Zika virus: mild if any symptoms and no proven relation to microcephaly

Yesterday, February 12, 2016, the Puerto Rico government succumbed to the pressure put forth by the international media (or was it the $$ promised by the federals) and declared Puerto Rico in a state of emergency due to the Zika virus. To date, there has been 30 confirmed cases in Puerto Rico. The symptoms are said […]

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Condé Nast Traveler did it again, Vieques among top 10 Most Romantic Islands, Feb 4, 2016

Readers of Condé Nast Traveler selected Vieques among all islands again. This time they named Vieques the seventh most romantic island. The first 10 are: Mauritious, East Africa St. Barth Santorini, Greece Boracay, Philippines Big Island, Hawaii Nevis, St. Kitts & Nevis Vieques, Puerto Rico St. Lucia Moorea, French Polynesia Bermuda So, take your honey […]

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Playa La Chiva among the top 10 beaches of the world

Condé Nast Traveler has rated Playa La Chiva as the eight top beach of the world. The top ten are: 10. Waipio Valley Beach, Big Island, Hawaii 9. Praia Mole, Florianopolis, Brazil 8. Playa La Chiva, Vieques, Puerto Rico 7. Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6. Sunset Beach, Oahu, Hawaii 5. Honopu Beach, Kauai, […]

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Great post about the Ferry problems in Vieques/Culebra to end the year. Don’t travel to Vieques just for the day on the ferry. This is why.

On her blog published December 27, 2015, Skai Juice makes an analysis of the good the bad and the ugly about traveling to Vieques and Culebra by ferry for a beach day. Very interesting article. Her summary is that: “In 2016, people should be able to purchase tickets in advance on an App that they […]

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Caribbean Lady Charters will get you from Fajardo to Vieques in style on their 47′ sailboat, July to Sept, 2015

Tourist arriving in Puerto Rico for a Vieques vacation need not waste a day in travel to arrive in Vieques. During July, August, and September 2015 travelers may start their Caribbean experience at 10 AM from Puerto Del Rey Marina in Fajardo arriving in Esperanza by 5 PM after a beautiful day aboard the Caribbean […]

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New Car Rental in Vieques/ Nueva compañía de alquiler de carros en Vieques

Island Jeep Rental is a new rental company with reservations counter at the Blue Horizon Hotel. Their low season rates, effective until before Thanksgiving week, are $65 for a two door Wrangler, $75 for a 4 door Wrangler, $80 for a Rubicon luxury Wrangler and $85 for a minivan. High season prices are $75, $80, $85 […]

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Island Adventures is offering a biobay tour package/ Island Adventures tiene una oferta en paquete para la bahía

Island Adventures is offering Dinner and Bio Bay Tour Package. $65.00 per person. Tax and Gratuity not included. Have Dinner before or after your Bio Bay Tour.   Island Adventures ofrece cena y tour de la bahía bioluminiscente por $65 por persona. Impuestos y propinas no incluidos. Cene antes o después de su visita a […]

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Mother’s Day at Carambola Restaurant/ Día de las Madres en el Restaurante Carambola, May 10, 2015

Celebre el Día de las Madres en el Restaurante Carambola. Cena de tres platos, vaso de Bellini y entretenimiento por $35 por persona. Música por los Intocables. Tres sesiones 4, 6 y 8 pm.

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Punta Arenas road closed/ Cerrado el camino a Punta Arenas

29 de abril 2015 Vieques National Wildlife Refuge AVISO PUBLICO DEL 30 DE ABRIL DE 2015, AL 8 DE MAYO DE 2015, EL ACCESO A LA PARTE OESTE DEL REFUGIO NACIONAL DE VIDA SILVESTRE DE VIEQUES (LAGUNA KIANI Y PUNTA …ARENAS) ESTARA CERRADO AL PUBLICO DE LUNES A VIERNES (ABRIRA SABADOS Y DOMINGOS) DEBIDO A […]

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Online cameras at the ferry terminals/ Cámaras de los terminales de las lanchas en línea

Posteado por “Las Lanchas de Vieques y el Mundo” en Facebook: “It is now possible to see what is happening at the Fajardo, Vieques and Culebra port, via live video feed. Here are the links to see the various cameras: Fajardo: http://goo.gl/KDrpjg , Culebra: http://goo.gl/EHqaZt , Vieques: http://goo.gl/j9FhR9 Ahora es posible ver lo que está […]

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Letter from FWS to tour guides and visitors/ Carta del Refugio a los guías y visitantes

1 de abril 2015 Recibido de Mike Barandiaran, Administrador del Refugio de Pesca y Vida Sivestre de Vieques. Carta a los concesionarios y visitantes del Refugio CARTA A CONCESIONARIOS FWS Letter to tour guides and visitors to the Refuge COMMERCIAL OUTFITTERS LETTER FWS  

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New on the market and available for Easter week, two bedroom house in Bastimento Beach area.

New villa rental available for Easter week. Two bedrooms, sleeps four adults and two kids. Three minutes walk from Bastimento Beach. $200/night, 3 nights minimum, until Dec 18, 2015. See all the features at http://www.vieques-island.com/ababor/villa.shtml

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Blog spot about Traveling to Vieques, undated

“Vieques is a little tiny island off the coast of Puerto Rico that is free of cruise ships, chain hotels and everything annoying that you find in tourist infested destinations. This is exactly the reason my husband and I have returned to this little piece of paradise three glorious times.” See the full article here […]

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