Map of Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands
The small island paradise of Vieques is part of Puerto Rico's Spanish Virgin Islands. It's located just 6 miles east of the main island.
Vieques is a 30-minute flight from San Juan International Airport (SJU); a 20-minute flight from Isla Grande Airport (SIG); a 7-minute flight from Ceiba Airport (RVR) or a 90-minute ferry ride from Fajardo. See "How do we get to Vieques?" on the FAQs page.
Map of Vieques, Puerto Rico
The island is 21-miles long and only 4-miles wide at it's widest point.
There are two towns. The largest, Isabel Segunda, on the north side, is a 15-minute drive from Esperanza on the south side.
A rather remarkable 55% of the island is dedicated to the Vieques National Wildlife Refuge (green areas on the map below).
Vieques DOESN'T HAVE a "rush-hour"; traffic lights; fast-food chain restaurants; big-box stores or high-rise buildings.
Vieques DOES HAVE friendly locals, great beaches, colorful undisturbed coral reefs, first-rate restaurants, boutique hotels as well some high-end but low-profile hotels.