The island-municipality of Vieques is colloquially known as Puerto Rico’s ‘little sister’, and it has many beautiful and charming qualities to earn this endearing nickname. It’s a nature refuge full of wild horses and interesting plants on its more deserted east side. Its beauty is enhanced with the bioluminescent bay of Vieques Bio Bay situated in the south, while its west is dedicated to posh, luxurious private beach houses.
The island’s untouched beaches are perfect for snorkelling, the wild horses running free a fascinating sight, and the bioluminescence will leave the moodiest of souls glowing with excitement. With that, it is no surprise that Vieques inspires many to build their own interesting homes here, in tandem with nature. In this modern age, it is now possible for us to all share in the delights Vieques has. Here are 5 HomeAway and Vrbo vacation rentals that combine modern architecture with the unspoilt island’s charms.
This modern, single-level villa is nestled on the top of a high hill, from which you can enjoy views of the jungle and the sea from a vantage point. The inconvenience of stairs is done away with, contributing to the restfulness of your vacation. Long term renters are welcome! On top of its serene location and convenient structure, the compound includes a refreshing pool with hydrotherapy jets! Sitting out here on a hot day, streams of cool water massaging your back while you look out to the Caribbean, would be a dream come true. You can easily hop out of your bedroom towards the nearby jungle. Lots of fresh fruits grow here. Begin the day by washing and heading outside to get some exercise by plucking whatever you need for breakfast. Make some banana pancakes if you like; the utilities in the kitchen are well stocked so you can make your own home-cooked meals. The private, open-air shower combines a feeling of being relaxed and surrounded by calming trees while maintaining your own space while you go about washing.
If this self-sufficient, private and luxurious vacation rental sounds like a dream come true, book today!
Awesome private luxury two bedroom villa with stunning ocean views
Top guest reviewsthe beds linens and pillows were extremely comfortable and well-maintainedthe bathrooms were clean comfortable and without issues
Host:mark the owner was also very helpful and graciousthe owner has improved the landscaping making the property one of the most beautiful on the islandmark and colleen were fabulous hostswe were so pleased at how vibrant and helpful everyone was on the islandRead more reviewsthe secluded location is peaceful and relaxingthe location is simply the best for privacyamazing trip and a beautiful place to stay
This is another luxury villa filled with modern comforts, situated in a lush tropical Caribbean setting. Accommodating up to six guests, this one is ideal for a slightly bigger group, great for a few pairs of couples, or a family and their kids. It offers great ocean views from all three of its levels. You can open up the windows of the master suite to enjoy the natural, breezy air-conditioning thanks to the villas location. This HomeAway catches the gentle trade winds of the region, so you rarely ever need to turn on the AC even if you leave all the windows open. To add to the feeling of being at one with nature, the two bathrooms have outdoor showers, which are enclosed for privacy. Cool water and cool winds make for a rather refreshing experience. If you do need to cool down though, there is a pool on the second floor for you to have a good splash in. Have your own impromptu poolside barbeque; the area where the pool is leads into a fully equipped chef’s kitchen and dining area. Of course, who could forget the view from the balcony? Spend your days here planning your itineraries, sipping on some iced tea or even just daydreaming and forgetting the world.
Does this sound like the perfect vacation for you and your family?
All New Luxury Villa with Amazing Views and Ideal Location
Area: Vieques Island, Puerto Rico
Price: from 390 USD
Number of Guests: 6
The genius of this minimalist vacation rental is in how it manages to be completely luxurious even though it keeps things to a minimum. The simple shapes that the compound has been decorated with, like this unique, modern poolside chair by the infinity pool, really lend the place an interesting, calming aesthetic, almost as if you’re in your own private spa overlooking the Caribbean Sea. This place doesn’t have air-conditioning or a television, so you can really experience reconnecting with the natural surroundings here. The bed, facing out to an unspoiled natural landscape, is protected by mosquito netting. There is also a fan overhead. The open-air showers let you enjoy the views and the breeze while freshening up at the start of each exciting day. Go off grid and book a stay in this lovely HomeAway.
Minimalist Masterpiece with beautiful ocean views
Area: Esperanza, Vieques, Puerto Rico
Price: from 407 USD
Number of Guests: 6
Like a modern fort hiding in a tropical getaway, Casa Cascadas is known for its panoramic views, selection of beautiful art, and interesting architecture. Designed with custom-built lounges, meditation gardens, and a 52-foot (15.8-metre) swimming pool, this vacation rental offers an experience of a lifetime. Look at how beautifully isolated its location is! There’s nothing but breathtaking views of the jungles and the sea for miles. Imagine looking over the edge of the swimming pool and seeing that. The art commissioned for this house centres around themes of Zen, Buddhism, and mysticism, enveloping the entire rental compound with a feeling of otherworldliness. The bedroom is equally luxurious and atmospheric, also filled with paintings comisssioned from all over the world. Along with the bedrooms are clean and tranquil bathrooms that come with custom-designed sinks and open-air showers.
Retreat to a Caribbean Shangri-La
Area: Puerto Real, Vieques, Puerto Rico
Price: from 427 USD
Number of Guests: 4
This architectural marvel has been featured in several magazines, such as Metropolitan Home, Travel & Leisure, Conde Naste Traveler, and Tropical Modern. It’s an open-concept house that is almost entirely constructed of glass, providing the unique experience of being surrounded by the natural beauty of Vieques while being in your own private and comfortable space. This HomeAway is extremely spacious and lofty, such a contrast to the compact, tight spaces we often squeeze ourselves into in our daily city lives. There are even terrific views all around from the bedroom, which comes with an attached master bathroom. This personal pool is a perfect complement to the pristine surroundings and the tropical heat. Clear your head on a convenient meditation platform nearby. To truly allow for a rejuvenating experience, there is a minimum 3-night stay in this house. Of course, you could stay longer, it’s not like anyone would complain about staying in a place with this sort of view!
Casa De Crystal - House of Glass
Area: Mosquito, Vieques, Puerto Rico
Price: from 491 USD
Number of Guests: 4
Vieques, an inspirational getaway
The HomeAway vaction rentals chosen for this article were picked from all over the island, yet all of them have amazing views of the jungle and sea. It’s no wonder that you can find so many chic and modern houses here; artists and architects must have been inspired by the clean-cut, pristine landscapes and scenes that Vieques has to offer. Visit Vieques for an experience that will fill your heart and mind with the peace and calm of the untouched jungle and shimmering Caribbean Sea.
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