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200 stuck at Ceiba ferry terminal/ 200 varados en el terminal de ferry de Ceiba

English below Unas doscientas personas quedaron varadas en el terminal de lanchas de Ceiba la noche del 3 de marzo 2019 cuando todas las embarcaciones de la Autoridad de Transporte Marítimo estuvieron fuera de servicio. Los fast ferries privados no pudieron resolver la situación porque no tienen autorización de la Guardia Costanera de operar por […]

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Bad ferry service hurting tourism in Vieques

Not only is the bad ferry service affecting food supplies, gasoline and other necessities, but tourists are being affected as well. Many are opting for traveling to Vieques by plane, which is a lot more expensive than the ferries. According to Laine Groman, Blok hotel manager, tourists spend more in travel and less in tours […]

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Ferry de Vieques peor que nunca, 10 enero 2019

  Desde antes del dia de Navidad 2018 hasta hoy, continúa por el piso el servicio de transporte marítimo de Vieques y Culebra porque solo tienen un ferry de carga en operación para ambas islas. El resto del itinerario temporero, que cambia de día a día, lo están tratando de llenar con las embarcaciones privadas […]

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Vieques beaches among 10 best in Puerto Rico according to

Playa Negra and Bahia Mosquito are listed on the 10 top beaches to visit in Puerto Rico. What are you waiting for? Here is the link:

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Vieques, 85 days after Maria

This is an update about the local situation in Vieques 85 days after being hit by category 5 hurricane Maria on September 20th, 2017. ViequesBlog, Dec 14, 2017 Water service has been restored to 100%. Electrical service is being provided to Isabel II and neighboring communities via an emergency backup generator owned by the municipality […]

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Vieques and Culebra make 3 and 2 on the best Caribbean island list by Travel and Leisure readers 2017

Check it out, Vieques is number three and Culebra number two, with Anguilla coming in as number one Caribbean island as rated by the readers of the travel magazine Travel & Leisure. What is it that people value most according to T&L, “breathtaking landscapes where the din of civilization — and other people’s cell phone […]

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Vieques ferry in the news but nothing new really/ El Nuevo Dia reporta la situación del terminal de Fajardo

English below El Nuevo Día publicó un artículo el 6 de abril 2017 sobre la situación en el terminal de lanchas de Fajardo. El mismo está cerrado desde noviembre 2016 por la Guardia Costera de Estados Unidos debido a problemas estructurales “incluyendo el desprendimiento del cemento debajo de la base de la estructura” encontrados por […]

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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 See more about Ababor Suites here

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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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