Sun Bay Beach

Vieques, Puerto Rico

Balneario Sun Bay
Balneario Sun Bay

Sun Bay Beach is the best known beach in Vieques and considered one of the best beaches in Puerto Rico. White sand, turquoise blue water and green palm trees decorate the beach and make it perfect for all who are looking for a beautiful natural landscape.

This beautiful beach, approximately one mile long, has sanitary facilities, showers, food kiosks, picnic tables, cafeteria, lifeguard, parking and a camping area. There are also interesting hiking trails for those who want to stay active. These will take you to a number of fantastic as lookouts and other attractions.

Sun Bay Beach is located east of Esperanza and is formed by the projections of Punta Negra and Cayo de Tierra, which act as wind dampers. Bordering the wide beach is lush tropical vegetation, which includes two varieties of coconut trees, almond trees and sea grapes.

The calm waters of the beach Sun Bay are ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Underwater sights include starfish, fish and underwater vegetation. Fishing and boating are other common water sports activities. A popular attraction is the semi-wild horses grazing in areas around the bay. The beach attracts many visitors and has all the facilities to accommodate this.

The beach is administered by the National Parks Company of Puerto Rico and is open from Wednesday to Sunday and holidays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,  although access to the beach is open 24 hours a day.

Attractions and Services:

  • Beach
  • Showers
  • Sanitary
  • Lifeguard
  • Boat Ramp
  • Diving area
  • Walk / jog
  • Green areas
  • Camping area
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Kite boarding
  • Paddle surfing
  • Recreational fishing
  • Jet ski
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing
  • Boat ride
  • Watersports
  • Gazebos
  • Private security
  • Food kiosks
  • Picnic tables
  • Concession of chairs, umbrellas and restaurant

Address and Map:

Physical address:
Sun Bay Beach
Rd. 997 Bo. La Esperanza
Vieques, Puerto Rico 00765

Schedule:

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Public Beach:
High Season (May to August)
Monday to Sunday 8:30 a.m. at 6:00 p.m.
Low Season (September to April)
Wednesday to Sunday 8:30 a.m. at 5:00 p.m.

Contacts:

  • Tel: (787) 741-8198

Rates:

Parking Fee:

  • Motorcycles $2.00
  • Cars $4.00
  • Buses $5.00

Camping Area:

  • Rate $ 10.00 per night

Nearby Places:

  • Puerto del Ferry
  • Playuela Beach
  • Negra (Negrita) Beach
  • Airport Beach
  • Mosquito Bay
  • Grande Beach
  • Cayo de Tierra
  • Rompeolas / Mosquito Pier

Rental Services:

  • Rental of umbrellas, tables and beach chairs
  • Water Sports Equipment Rental
  • Double outdoor gazebo measuring 13 × 25 ’with capacity for 50 people.
    Simple activity $60.00 (deposit $30.00)
    Activity with tables $250.00
  • Spectacular beach with toilets, camping areas and food concessions
  • Camping Area
    Bath and shower facility
    Green area $10.00 per night
  • Double Gazebo
    Outdoor with measure of 13’x 25 ’with capacity for 50 people.
    Simple activity $60.00 (deposit $30.00)
    Activity with tables $250.00

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