We visited Vieques for our first of surely to be many trips in January 2013. Stephanie and Howard, the new owners of the property, were extremely helpful in our trip planning. Stephanie was able to get us discounted airfare on our flights from San Juan to Vieques, as well as information for rental cars and various other questions I had prior to our trip. We stayed in both Casita Azul and Verde and loved them both - very comfortable and had everything we needed. Tyler, who is onsite and manages the property, was absolutely awesome. He is extremely knowledgeable about the island and seems to know EVERYONE on the island. He picked us up at the airport and carted us around our first evening, took us to get our rental car the next morning, gave us all the info we needed on the various beaches and sites to explore on the island, filled us in on all the restaurants, and even took us on a hike to the black sand beach. He also arranged and made reservations for all our tours and restaurants - it was like having your own personal concierge! Each evening when we would get back to Oreanda, Tyler always took the time to check in with us to talk about our adventures for the day and to make sure we were having a great time and that all was well and that we had everything we needed. I truly feel like we made a great new friend. The property itself is beautifully landscaped with an amazing view. It's just outside Esperanza (about a mile) which I found to be ideal - close enough to the town and restaurants, but far enough away to have peaceful privacy. We cannot wait to go back to Vieques and will defintely stay at Oreanda again. It gets my highest recommendation!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Enjoy views of the sea, eco-friendly simplicity, outdoor living island-style. Only a mile from Esperanza our two private casitas offer the best of Vieques: lounging by the pool, sensational sunsets, great hikes, outdoor kitchen with grill, tennis and horseback riding nearby. Pick a spot to explore, run to Playa Grande or grab a good book and unwind. The perfect blend of hospitality, independence and nature therapy. ... more less