Can you get to Vieques by car?

Can you get to Vieques by car?

You can technically take your car to Vieques. However, it is a hassle. The passenger ferries that travel Vieques as well as another small Puerto Rican island, Culebra, do not carry cars. So, you will need to buy tickets for a cargo ferry.

How do you get around Vieques without a car?

Some beaches may take you as long as 10-15 minutes to get there from the road entrance. Besides getting a car rental, you can opt to rent bicycles, scooters, or if you are an avid hiker you can walk the trails.

What happened to the W Hotel in Vieques?

Share : Please note: W Retreat and Spa, Vieques Island is PERMANENTLY CLOSED and will not reopen.

How long does it take to drive across PR?

How long does it take to drive completely around the island of Puerto Rico? If you stick to the highway, primary roads and do not make stops 4 hours. If you do the back roads, about 6 hours.

Should I rent a golf cart in Vieques?

No, you don’t need to rent a car in Vieques. Many resourceful people go to Vieques and get around the island just fine using taxis and vans that commute around the island. If you’re on a tight budget, this is something you might consider.

Is Uber on Vieques?

There is no uber in Vieques.

Why is W Vieques closed?

Due to Hurricane Maria, W Vieques is currently closed.

Is the car rental in Vieques worth it?

Although most tourists tend to focus on the hotel, the car rental is just as important for an enjoyable vacation in Vieques. Most of the questions asked by readers on getting around and transportation are answered on our Getting Around Guide, please read it before booking.

How to get to Vieques by ferry?

Ask the hotel or vacation rental manager where you’re staying in Vieques, most offer the service of getting tickets for you ahead of time and they will mail them to you. Ride Length – The ride on the new Puerto Rico Fast Ferry (passenger only) generally takes about 30 minutes.

Is Vieques worth the trip from Cieba?

This island is worth the trip but do NOT waste a moment of your travels trying to take the ferry from Cieba to Vieques. See my review of ferry system below. I would suggest getting a place to stay so you can experience the island for a day or two.

Is Vieques Island open to tourists?

The mayor is not welcome tourist yet in order to protect the residents. You have to prove that you are resident of Vieques Island in order to get in the island. Many restaurants are only open 25% of their business operations, many of them have almost regular schedule but lockdown still 5am -7pm, most of them are doing deliveries.