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Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, Isla de Vieques

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Vieques National Wildlife Refuge provides a sanctuary for many rare and endangered animals, including brown pelicans, endemic Puerto Rican woodpeckers, and blue whales. While there, you can see pristine mangroves, fine white-sand beaches, and waters rich with many coral reefs and sea beads. Explore the exuberant ecosystem and join in one of numerous activities provided by the reserve--seasonal fishing and hunting, photography classes, biking, hiking, and more. The feeling of solitude appeals to those seeking a wild getaway for at least a day. Put Vieques National Wildlife Refuge and other Isla de Vieques attractions into our Isla de Vieques trip itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • In Vieques the animals are everywhere and plentiful but, no where more than the refuge. Look for lizards and iguana's plus wild horses and roosters. 
  • Nosotros fuimos en temporada baja asi que teniamos prácticamente todo para nosotros sólos!! Una maravilla de la naturaleza con una paz increíble debido a la escasa explotación por el hombre. 
  • Access to some of the best beaches in the caribbean. No beach bars, chairs, hotels or houses. Very pretty selection of wild beaches. Also good areas for scuba, snorkeling and kayak fishing (recommend ...  more »
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  • The eastern part of the small island of Vieques is a wonderful wildlife refuge with arguably the best beaches in the entire island and Puerto Rico itself. Soft white sand beaches with few people to crowd you out. There are wild horses through the preserve as well as colorful bids. Like most everything in Vieques, you will need to rent a car to get to this part of the island.
  • Las mejores playas
  • Beautiful beaches but roads to most are not well maintained. Jeeps are recommended. Quiet during week but somewhat crowded on weekends. Great area for "beach hopping".
  • Best beaches! Beautiful place! Perfecto para la familia!
  • Absolutely gorgeous beaches. Just go. Just go now. You will not regret it. Just make sure you're out before the automatic closes at night. Lol