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Address: P.O. Box 1527, 00765, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 741 2138
Description: Much of the land on this new wildlife reserve was once a naval bombing...
Much of the land on this new wildlife reserve was once a naval bombing range.
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One of the most wonderful places in the world!

Vieques, a land untouched by high rise hotels and beach front resorts. Let's hope it stays that way! You must visit the wildlife refuge! When you see all its beauty and beaches... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Christine M
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East Hampton, New York
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East Hampton, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Vieques, a land untouched by high rise hotels and beach front resorts. Let's hope it stays that way! You must visit the wildlife refuge! When you see all its beauty and beaches you will be dazed and confused about how the U.S. Navy could have used this wonderful land as a bombing range. That fact alone, makes one appreciate the... More 

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Sad that we don't clean up the island and leave undetonated bombs all over . USA get it together and clean it up. sad

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Fish Creek, Wisconsin
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The most beautiful beaches, great snorkeling and limited crowds. We went to several beaches within the refuge and it was beautiful from every view! La Chiva was the best, we saw a sting ray and a starfish just off the island.

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Fremont, California
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493 reviews 493 reviews
106 attraction reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Nice to know that this area is preserved. But from a tourist perspective, there were many other, more easily accessible beaches & near ocean areas. If you want total seclusion, you will find areas here, but otherwise, save the gas & drive.

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Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

we did not see much, but nice to know they have a protected area. there are a lot of beaches back in there

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Chandigarh
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74 reviews 74 reviews
30 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Loved the clear warm water and the powdery white sand. The place is well preserved and not many people around. Only drawback is there is no restroom at all and that can be very uncomfortable.

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Austin, Texas, USA
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194 reviews 194 reviews
82 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The refuge is really a treasure. Care is being taken to protect this beautiful place and it will be there for generations to come. The variety of vegetation is delightful to see and I look forward to returning.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Lots of area to cover, some roads are in really bad shape. I know everyone says that, but it is true. But worth making the effort. We explored the whole refuge. Take bug spray and some water. Make sure you read signs correctly and are out by closing time!

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Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

There are so many beaches on Vieques that it's impossible to do justice to them all. But we wanted to see what our federal tax dollars were doing at work on Vieques. Happy to report they seem well spent. The roads at the Refuge are paved and the facilities once you get to the beaches are on par with what... More 

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Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

On our first day, we jumped in our rented Jeep and checked out several of the beaches, just to get an idea of where we wanted to spend our next couple of days lounging and relaxing. They were all so beautiful with very few people. Some had waves to play in, while others were more protected for swimming. Take your... More 

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