La Chiva Beach “Blue Beach”
Vieques, Puerto Rico
La Chiva Beach, formerly known as “Blue Beach” is one of the most beautiful and impressive beaches that you must visit during your stay on the island of Vieques.
La Chiva Beach is a mile and a half long and is made up of a bay that lies within the Vieques National Wildlife Refuge on the south side. The long stretch of this long beach is perfectly picturesque.
In front of the beach there is a small key and in its surroundings snorkeling is practiced. The beach is a nesting area for sea turtles. Beneath the surface you can explore a colorful world of diverse marine life and healthy corals.
La Chiva Beach is one of the best snorkeling beaches on the island of Vieques with perfect swimming waters for all ages.
Unlike other beaches on the island of Vieques, its crystal clear waters are serene turquoise blue and the sand is white and soft like powder, perfect for those who love to take long walks on the beach.
To get to the beach you have to enter the Vieques National Wildlife Refuge and follow the road until you find the sign that identifies the beach. There are small individual parking areas along the road with entrances to this beach. It is necessary to rent or have a vehicle in Vieques to get there, as it is one of the furthest beaches from Vieques, but it is really worth the trip.