Find complete protection and tranquility at Puerto Ferro in Vieques, SVI.

Puerto Ferro, Spanish Virgin Islands

Find complete protection and tranquility at Puerto Ferro in Vieques, SVI.

Matt and Britney Weidert

Matt Weidert

Puerto Ferro is a less talked about yet immensely captivating spot in the Spanish Virgin Islands, often included in our yacht charter itineraries for its quiet beauty and historical significance. It's a place where the serene waters meet a rich past, offering a unique blend of natural and historical exploration.

Why Puerto Ferro?

You might wonder, with so many beach destinations available, what makes Puerto Ferro stand out? It's the combination of its tranquil bay, the vibrant marine life, and the historical artifacts hidden on its shores that sets it apart. Puerto Ferro is not just a stop; it's a journey back in time, offering a glimpse into the island's history through its lighthouse ruins and ancient petroglyphs. Moreover, the bay's clear waters are a sanctuary for marine life, making it an excellent spot for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts.

The conservation efforts in the area have helped preserve both its natural and historical treasures, providing a sustainable way to explore and appreciate its beauty.

Where is Puerto Ferro?

Located on the southern coast of Vieques, one of the islands that make up the Spanish Virgin Islands, Puerto Ferro is easily accessible by yacht. Its position makes it an ideal spot for those looking to explore the quieter, more secluded parts of Vieques. The bay's waters are calm and inviting, perfect for anchoring and enjoying the serene environment.

What to Do in Puerto Ferro

  • Explore the Lighthouse Ruins: The remnants of the Puerto Ferro lighthouse offer a peek into the maritime history of the area, with stunning views over the bay.
  • Visit the Petroglyphs: Take a guided tour to see ancient petroglyphs, offering insight into the island's indigenous people and their history. Note - you may not be able to access these directly from the anchorage, and may need to use nearby Sun Bay.
  • Kayaking in the Bay: The calm waters of Puerto Ferro are ideal for kayaking or SUPing, allowing you to explore the coastline at your own pace.
Puerto Ferro is a destination that offers more than just beauty; it offers stories, tranquility, and a connection to the past. It's a must-visit for those who appreciate the quiet wonders of the Spanish Virgin Islands and seek to immerse themselves in its rich history and natural splendor.

For those planning their next adventure, consider adding Puerto Ferro to your itinerary for an unforgettable experience of discovery and relaxation in the Spanish Virgin Islands.

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