Vieques Island, Puerto Rico Location

Vieques is located 8 miles east of Puerto Rico in the Caribbean Sea at Coordinates 18.1269° N, 65.4239° W. At only 21 miles long and 4 miles wide, this tiny island’s name is derived from the Taíno Indian word “bieke“ meaning “small island”. Vieques island also has the nickname “Isla Nina” which translates as “Little Girl Island”. Puerto Rico and Vieques are US Commonwealth territories therefore, US citizens do not need a passport.

Aerial View of Vieques Island, Puerto Rico

About 25 minutes by air from Puerto Rico you quickly lose yourself in beach settings you've only dreamed about.

Heavenly Blue beaches with not a building in sight, begging to be explored. A must see is Vieques’ Mosquito Bay, one of the last Bioluminescent Bays left on the planet, this bio bay was named the brightest in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records. Vieques has a small population of around 9,000 people and the native language is Spanish although most locals speak English.