Sun Bay in Vieques offers an unparalleled yachting destination with its serene beach, crystal-clear waters, and lush natural surroundings.

Sun Bay, Spanish Virgin Islands

Sun Bay in Vieques offers an unparalleled yachting destination with its serene beach, crystal-clear waters, and lush natural surroundings.

Matt and Britney Weidert

Matt Weidert

Sun Bay, often lauded as one of the crown jewels of Vieques, one of the Spanish Virgin Islands, holds a special place in the hearts of those who visit. Its wide, sandy shores and turquoise waters make it a highlight of any yacht charter expedition through these enchanting islands.

Why Sun Bay?

What sets Sun Bay apart from the myriad of picturesque beaches scattered across the Caribbean? First and foremost, it's the bay's vast, open stretch of soft, white sand coupled with its clear, calm waters that beckon swimmers and sunbathers alike. The bay's unique geographical setting ensures it's protected from strong ocean currents, making it a safe haven for families and swimmers of all skill levels.

Beyond its natural allure, Sun Bay offers a rare blend of accessibility and unspoiled beauty. While easily reachable from the town of Esperanza, the beach retains a sense of untouched paradise, free from the commercial development seen in many other tourist destinations. It's this pristine natural state, combined with its welcoming, warm waters, that makes Sun Bay a must-visit location.
Sun Bay, Vieques

Where is Sun Bay?

Sun Bay is situated on the southern coast of Vieques, easily accessible by yacht or boat from the main island of Puerto Rico. Its prime location makes it an ideal stop for those exploring the Spanish Virgin Islands, providing a perfect blend of seclusion and accessibility. The bay's spacious anchorage area allows for a comfortable stay for visitors arriving by sea, offering them a tranquil spot to anchor and enjoy the serene setting.

WIth strong trade winds, the best anchoring spot is in the northwest corner.
Some of the wild horses of Vieques

What to Do in Sun Bay

  • Relax on the Beach: Sun Bay's expansive shore offers plenty of space to relax, sunbathe, and enjoy a day out under the Caribbean sun.
  • Swimming: The bay's calm waters are perfect for swimming, making it a great spot for visitors of all ages.
  • Esperanza: Walk over to the quaint town of Esperanza for a bite to eat or some shopping.
  • Kayaking and Paddleboarding: The calm waters of Sun Bay are conducive to kayaking and paddleboarding, offering a peaceful way to explore the bay's natural beauty.
  • Exploring Vieques' Wild Horses: Sun Bay is known for the occasional sighting of Vieques' wild horses roaming the beach, adding a magical element to the already stunning landscape.
For adventurers seeking to explore the hidden gems of the Spanish Virgin Islands, Sun Bay stands out as a beacon of natural splendor and tranquility, promising an unforgettable addition to your yacht charter journey.

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