The town is Esperanza, with its beautiful beachfront promenade, is lined with restaurants that are scenic. One of the highlights to seeing Vieques is a night time visit to Mosquito Bay, stated to include the degree of bioluminescence. When affected by movement in the water, the levels of micro-organisms give off an eerie glow. If the waters are calm, then you can dinghy over from your anchorage from Ensenada Sun Bay. It is well worth hiring a few of the many private tour operators from Esperanza to take you to a night dive, kayak or electric boat excursion to experience this remarkable phenomenon. Your night on your sailing charter should be spent anchored in Green Beach, located at the western end of Vieques. The beach, with its narrow stretch of sand that is palm-lined, seems across the water into El Yunque in Puerto Rico, just six miles to the west. Sipping on the last of your rum beverages look for the green flash as the sun disappears below the horizon on this pristine slice of paradise.
If you are searching for spectacular snorkeling/diving , isolated pristine beaches, undisturbed anchorages, and onshore immersion to the Spanish culture together with neighborhood residents, unaffected by tourism or development, then the Virgin Islands are right for you! All these subtropical islands and cays will offer a sailing holiday chance entirely distinctive from the nearby U.S. and British Virgin Islands. Among our yachts offering a great Spanish Virgin Islands sailing vacation is your charter yacht Marolanga. Mention the Virgin Islands, and most People Today think of the U.S. Virgin or British Virgin Islands. Yet, only 15-20 miles from such islands, and only 6 kilometers to the shore of Puerto Rico, lays the Spanish Virgin Islands, also called the “Passage Islands. The weekends are a different story,Mr. Charter although the anchorages around Culebrita are pretty deserted during the week. Everybody with a power boat that is quick, from Puerto Rico, looks to create Culebrita the weekend celebration destination of choice.
It can be fun to people watch, as families laugh, dancing to salsa music on deck, share a drink or two with you, and then disappear at sunset. The final stop on your sailing trip to the Spanish Virgin Islands are the island of Vieques. Twenty-one kilometers long and three to four kilometers broad cruisers consider the bays, coves, and beaches of this island that the best of all Virgin Island anchorages. Due to its recent history as a U.S. bombing practice site, the island was untouched by programmers, (even though other than St. Croix, is the greatest island in both the U.S. and British Virgin Islands.) With a population of only inhabitants living in the center part, the island is home to a huge herd of roaming a scrawny cattle, goats, and crazy paso fino horses. Most sailors traveling by horseback. The snorkeling and dive sites are a number of the Caribbean! This is the ideal destination to spend a couple of days on your sailing charter vacation. You’ll not have any option except to enjoy the island’s beauty. Home to just about 2,000 inhabitants, who reside purely by “island time,” this island does not have any resorts or nightclubs to entertain you. Dewey’s city is comprised of a handful and a ragtag assortment of wooden lean-tos. Since 1909, the entire shore and one-third of the interior has been designated the Culebra National Wildlife Refuge, that is run by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. These lands are home to sea turtles, including a few 50,000 sea birds, plus the leatherback turtle. There are three roads on Culebra – all leading to a beach. The most well-known and perhaps most breathtaking from the whole Caribbean is Playa Flamenco. This deserted, broad shore is made up .
If hiking is not your thing, you can have a dinghy ride through the swamps off Esnenada Honda near Dewey. Or, anchor your sailing journey Dakity Harbor or even Bahia Almadovar to get a day of diving. Calm waters and coral reefs give a opportunity , as well as an opportunity to watch trumpet fish, stingrays, parrotfish, barracuda, blue tangs, deep purple sea fans, plus an assortment of coral. In the night, in the silent anchorage of Bahia de Almadovar, you can observe the twinkling lights of St. Thomas 15 miles off come on Mr. Charter as the sun sets on another great day of your sailing charter. Another anchorage to your sailing charter would be Culebrita, the little cay. The snorkeling here is also excellent. The beaches are magnificent, particularly the white sand crescent on the northern shore. Sailing round the Vieques Sound and leaving Fajardo, Isla Palominos is a wonderful introduction to this place. During the daytime, the reef to the west coast is an excellent place to snorkel. Isla Palominos is the best place to see the sunset around the rainforest of El Yunque and float.
The next place will be Cayo Luis Pena, just from the island of Culebra. This two mile long uninhabited, wildlife refuge features secluded beaches that are magnificent and hiking trails. For your sailing charterer this is the place. Requirements are mild, and if you’ve got a fairly speedy dinghy, then the anchorage is a good spot to start snorkeling or diving expeditions into the reefs off of Culebra, such as Cayo Yerba and Las Hermanas. Lobster season is yearlong, so that your next meal may be discovered below a coral overhang. This anchorage provides a sunset view of the El Yunque rainforest. Imagine sitting in dusk dining on your own catch in the cockpit of the sailing charter with this view that is incredible! To the west of Cayo Luis Pena lies Isla de Culebra is an 11 square mile. Attracted by its magnificent kilometers its seclusion and miles of stunning beaches, is the town of Dewey. The fact that the Marines and U.S. Navy used the islands to bombing practice until 2003 additionally kept land programmers, commercialism, along with plenty of sailing charters away. The end result is unspoiled and pristine islands, together with crystal clear turquoise blue water huge deserted sandy beaches, and whole reefs teeming with coral fish and crustaceans.
There are hills anchorages that are almost empty, as well as the charm of the BVI from years. And the Spanish Virgin Islands are your answer if you are currently looking for a somewhat distant pure paradise for another vacation aboard a sailing charter! Ceded to the United States in 1898, this area is made up of the islands of Culebra and Vieques and their surrounding islets and cays. The Spanish Virgin Islands have always been a well-kept secret,even back in the times of Bluebeard. The Spanish Virgin Islands are easily reached from this town of Fajardo. Irrespective of whether you have a sailing charter or are bareboating, it’s worthwhile to take a couple of days before or after your charter to explore the island. Three highlights to not overlook are Old San Juan, Rio Camuy Cave Park, along with El Yunque rainforest.
Wander one of the seven square block area known as “Old San Juan”, and it is easy to see why it’s thought of as among the finest preserved treasures of Spanish colonial structure. Narrow streets are lined with a few of the buildings in the Western Hemisphere. Their glowing facades and wrought iron balconies are a delight. Using its Spanish-style courtyards, antique stores and art galleries, the old world change is appreciated. The only tropical rainforest at the U.S. Forest System, El Yunque is also home to over 225 indigenous tree species. There are a plethora of flora and fauna, 50 types of orchids, as well as waterfalls. There are lots of miles of well-marked paths (lots of paved) to research. It is a wonder you will not soon forget. Northwest of San Juan places the Rio Camuy Cave Park.
It is the third river cave system on the planet. A tour enables you to explore tunnels, sinkholes, stalagmites, stalactites and underground rivers’ acres. While american, Puerto Rico has lots of websites that are excellent. As you explore the islands your sailing experience starts.