Once you step foot on these beaches, you’ll be spoiled for life
Vieques is one of the offshore islands of Puerto Rico… Dreamy, Serene, Romantic… Postcard Perfect
Come to Isla de Vieques it’s like going back in time, where you can experience the beaches of the Caribbean the way it used to be decades ago. Vieques undeniably offers the very best beaches in the Caribbean, they’re not only pretty, they’re addictive, and visitors that come here, simply have to come back… The beaches of Isla de Vieques, perfectly capture the enchantment of Puerto Rico that existed over 6 – 7 decades ago.
This small island has been blessed with countless picture perfect beaches with clear blue, azure and turquoise waters unlike any other island in the Caribbean. Each beach has a different type of sand ranging from pure white to baby powder soft black. Isla de Vieques is the island where you hold hands with your loved one, look back and you want to grab your camera to capture the only set of footprints on the beach… yours.
In Vieques you will find some of the most scenic, quiet, and secluded beaches on the Caribbean. Puerto Rico is a very popular destination on the Caribbean for the hundreds of beaches and interesting attractions. The beaches in Vieques are very different from the main island, they stand out for it’s unspoiled and tranquil environment that makes you want to lay on the sand and let your mind free to dream.
Your greatest task during your vacation in Vieques will be finding the time during your stay to explore all the beaches. Vieques may be a small island but there are many beaches to explore. If you don’t have more than one week vacation in Vieques I guarantee that you’ll end up coming back. You will become one more traveler that comes to Vieques again and again
Following are some of the most popular beaches in Vieques. We add more photos on a regular basis so please come back soon. Enjoy our Vieques beaches photo tour.
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Sun Bay Beach / Balneario Sombe, Vieques, PR
Sun Bay Beach, top favorite among the locals and travelers for it’s easy accessibility and facilities. Sun Bay it’s friendly offering picnic tables, restrooms, and a camp ground. Sun Bay is truly a postcard perfect beach, with palms fringing the shore. More about Sun Bay Beach, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico.
Playa Negrita “Black Sand Beach”, Vieques, PR
Even some locals do not know that there is black sand in Vieques. This beach is a bit difficult to find but truly worth the visit. Great beach for a romantic walk and for those with the desire to hunt for treasures like the Pirates of the Caribbean. More info and photos of Black Sand Beach in Vieques Island Puerto Rico.
Silver Beach / Playa La Plata, Vieques, PR
Plata translates to Silver; a perfect name for this beach. The crystal clear waters that sparkle and baby powder soft white sands that glimmer with the sun. The shades of blue are like a painting, and the ambiance is perfect for relaxation since not many visitors drive to the farthest east end of the island. More about of Playa La Plata, Vieques
Navio Beach / Playa Navio, Vieques, PR
Navio Beach is the one beach where you will find some wave action, if you like body surfing then bring your boogie boards for some fun under the sun. Playa Navio is a gorgeous beach with a more intimate feeling, great for those that like to climb and discovering caves. More info and photos of Navio Beach – Vieques Island
Escondida Beach – “Secret Beach” A Honeymooner’s Perfect Beach
So cute and small, seems as if it was created by nature with honeymooners in mind. It’s not really that small, but in Vieques when people see a few people on the beach, they kind of move on to the next, so most likely you’ll have it all to yourselves. More info and photos of Escondia Beach in Vieques, Puerto Rico.
Esperanza Beach / Playa Esperanza, Vieques, PR
Esperanza Beach, fun beautiful beach with crystal clear waters perfect for snorkeling. Take a walk along the Strip, watch the sunset shining on colorful fisherman’s boat on the blue waters of Esperanza. The translation for Esperanza is “Hope”, think of dreams and hope, they may just come true while in Vieques. More about Esperanza Beach, Vieques, Puerto Rico
Playa Grande Beach – Vieques, PR
Playa Grande is one of the most unique beach on the island located on the south east end of Vieques. Playa Grande is a great starting point for a long beach walk all the way down to Esperanza. More info and photos of Playa Grande Beach in Vieques Island, Puerto Rico.
Pata Prieta Beach – Vieques Island, PR
A small beach with clear waters, beautiful rocks, crystal shallow waters great for snorkeling and a fun drive there. You will most likely have the beach to yourself, there are no facilities there but worth the visit. See photos and get more information on Playa Prieta Beach, Vieques, PR.
Media Luna Beach, Vieques, Puerto Rico
A perfectly half moon shaped beach, shallow with crystal clear waters absolutely perfect for children. Easily accessible near Navio Beach. More about Media Luna Beach.
Caracas Beach / Red Beach, Vieques, Puerto Rico
This Beach is one of the favorites among the locals and travelers for it’s family friendly facilities. Playa Caracas (Red Beach) is located on the southern side of Vieques. Gazebos available makes it very family friendly. More Photos and information of Caracas Beach, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico
Cofi Beach / Playa Cofi, Vieques, Puerto Rico
Playa Cofi – Cofi Beach – Vieques Island, Puerto Rico Yet another beautiful beach in Vieques and very different from the rest on the island. Bold colors of blue, reddish-brown rocks and bubbly white foam from the waves. Great views of colorful Isabel Segunda from a distance. More info and photos of Playa Cofi “Seaglass Beach” – Vieques Island, Puerto Rico
Bahia de la Chiva “Blue Beach”, Vieques, Puerto Rico
Long beach great popular for snorkeling, gorgeous views, deep shades of blue swirled on the clear waters with a beautiful colorful schools of fish waiting to play along with you. As soon as you step foot on Blue beach, you’ll agree with the previous name the Navy gave it. More info and photos of Bahia de La Chiva Beach, Vieques, Puerto Rico.
Punta Arenas Beach / “Green Beach” Vieques, Puerto Rico
The beach Punta Arenas / Green beach is located on the northern side of Vieques Island. A great name of this beach with lots of green flora along the coast just naturally growing wild and free. Popular for snorkeling and family friendly waters. The drive there is fun especially with a jeep. Info & Photos of Green Beach, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico.
Mosquito Pier Beaches, Rompeolas, Vieques, Puerto Rico
The Mosquito Pier is a popular spot for divers and it is located on the north east side of Vieques. You will find fathers with their children fishing at the pier, fishing at night is great. There are great beaches along the area that are great for bathing. More Photos and information the of Beaches at Mosquito Pier, Vieques, PR
If you read about the history of the island, most of the island beaches are still off limits to the public due to unexploded ordinance. These areas are clearly marked don’t trespass into these off limit areas by land or boat.
Beach Map of Vieques, Puerto Rico
List of Popular Beaches in Vieques, Puerto Rico
- Black Sand Beach
- Blue Beach (Bahia de la Chiva)
- Media Luna
- Mosquito Pier Beaches
- Playa Grande
- Pata Prieta
- Punta Arenas
- Silver Beach (La Plata)
- Sun Bay