Vacation rentals in Vieques

Vacation rentals in Vieques

Vacation rentals in Vieques

Luxury vacation rentals near dreamy beaches

Searching for the perfect vacation rental away in a tropical paradise? Vieques is the place to go. There you’ll find a wide range of newly renovated vacation houses in Puerto Diablo, Puerto Real, or Isabel Segunda, very close to the island’s stunning and empty sandy beaches like Black Sand, Caracas or Esperanza. If you are eager to have some relaxed time in the countryside, there are also many rentals further away from the coastal areas, such as Puerto Ferro. The perfect place to recharge batteries and connect with nature.

Vacation rentals of every size and kind

We have vacation rentals for every traveler! If you want to sunbathe all day or swim in the warm waters, we have many options close to the beach. If, on the other hand, you prefer to be in the countryside, we also have rentals with gardens, pools and even BBQs, perfect for families with kids as well as for friends throwing a party. Moreover, if you are on a workation, most of our vacation rental options in Vieques include fast, stable Wifi, perfect for remote workers.

Vacations in Vieques

The area and getting around

Puerto Rico’s hidden paradise

Fancy immersing yourself in Caribbean culture? Then we have the perfect place for you! Just a few miles off the coast of Puerto Rico, Vieques is a small and beautiful island with a lot of history! Take a connection via San Juan to Vieques Island Airport or take the ferry from the island to get there. Once you arrive, eat at one of the island’s great seafood restaurants, stroll around the main town of Isabel Segunda and learn about the island’s colonial past. Ah, don’t forget the most important thing: enjoy miles of pristine sandy beaches as if the island was all yours, snorkel, dive in the Mosquito Bay, spot pelicans and whales...basically a dream vacation!

One of the best preserved islands in the Caribbean Sea

Connected to Puerto Rico’s main island by ferry and plane, Vieques is part of the so-called Spanish Virgin Islands and one of the most authentic ones. In its westernmost point you will find Punta Arenas, where one of the most famous US Navy bases used to be located. In the northern part of the island you can find its “capital” and the main historical sites. In the eastern half of the island, a Wildlife Refuge offers the possibility to experience nature in its wildest, most beautiful form.

Travelers and activities

Vieques for beach lovers

Where to start? Vieques has dozens of amazing beaches to explore and perfect for every occasion. If you are travelling with small children, Media Luna and Sun Bay beach are perfect due to their easy access and shallow waters. If, on the other hand, you are on a honeymoon, you also have small, isolated beaches like Caracas beach to enjoy. If you think Hawaii is the only place in the U.S. where there are black sandy beaches, you will be surprised when you see Playa Negrita. Tens of different possibilities within only a few miles!

Vieques for history lovers

Closed to tourists until less than two decades ago due to the presence of a US military base, Vieques is slowly but steadily opening up to the world and embracing its long and rich history. From pre-Columbian settlements to remains of the Spanish colonial era, there are plenty of historical sites to explore which will give you a feeling of how the winds of change have been blowing here. Want to find out more? Rent a car or a scooter and explore the Puerto Ferro Archeological 0Site or the Fortin Conde de Mirasol (Fortin Vieques), a fort turned into a museum, where you will find out how important this island was for colonial powers. For a taste of the island’s more recent history, you can stop by the US Navy Bunkers or the wreckage of a destroyer sunk during WWII.

Mosquito Bay owes its name to a pirate’s ship, not to the bloodsucking insects

Top 5 travel tips in Vieques

1. Experience the magic of Mosquito Bay

Take a tour to the Bioluminescent Mosquito Bay, known as being the brightest bioluminescent bay in the world. Particularly bright during the full moon, we advise you to swim there and see the microorganisms creating a stunning array of colors.

2. Explore the city’s colonial past

Take a walk to the Fortín Conde de Mirasol and learn about the island’s colonial past. If walking sounds like too much trouble, you can rent a car or join an organized tour and visit other historical sites of the island, all in one day.

3. Walk for miles on the island’s empty sandy beaches

Take off your shoes, put on your best swimsuit or swim shorts and walk endlessly, starting from Playa Grande all the way to Playa Negra. If you are looking for something more adventurous, look no further. The island features some of the best places for snorkeling in the world. Whether you are a beginner (Pata Prieta beach) or a guru (La Chiva beach), you will for sure find the right spot for you.

4. Mingle with locals in the island’s “capital”

Isabel Segunda is the island’s largest town and a great place to jump into Vieques’ fascinating melt pot of cultures and senses. Here you can visit the fish market and feast yourself in fresh seafood, stroll around and admire the City Hall, churches and gaze at the statue of Simón Bolívar. You can also enjoy the patron saint festival or enter El Faro Punta Mulas, an historic lighthouse from the 19th century now turned into a museum. Long story short, a small town with a lot to see!

5. Tour around Vieques’ National Wildlife Refuge

Pristine sandy beaches, mangroves, endangered animals, coral reefs...everything that comes to your mind when thinking about a tropical island can be found in this refuge, protected by US environmental laws. Perfect for a day trip, the beaches here are even emptier than in other parts of the island leaving the feeling that you have the whole island for yourself will leave you amazed and eager to book another trip to Vieques as soon as you get back home!

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Vieques

On average, how much do vacation rentals in Vieques cost?

Vieques is one of the most expensive destinations in Puerto Rico. For a stay here you pay around $314 per night.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Vieques?

If you want to save as much as possible during your visit to Vieques, travel in January ($288 per night on average), March ($289), or July ($294), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Vieques go up the most?

At the time of booking a vacation rental in Vieques, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of May (with an average of $364 per night), followed by April ($341), and then December ($328).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Vieques?

It's worthwhile to be proactive in Vieques as only 22% of the properties are free throughout the year, according to last year's data.

What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?

Last year, the months with more available accommodation of the year in Vieques were September, October and August, with average availabilities of 42%, 41%, and 35%, respectively.

When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Vieques?

According to data from last year, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Vieques are, in order, February (with 6% of available rentals), January (11%), and March (12%). During this period, the availability is very low (10%). It is therefore recommended to book early.

How many vacation rentals are there in Vieques?

Our inventory features around 140 properties from 2 partners, giving you plenty of choices when searching for your next dream vacation rental!

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