Have you heard about Vieques, Puerto Rico, or as many Puerto Ricans know this island, Isla Nina, Little Girl Island? It’s a small island located 8-miles east of the main island of Puerto Rico. It is commercially accessible by water ferry leaving from Ceiba. Fly there from San Juan International airport or the smaller local airport of Isla Grande. English and Spanish are both widely spoken on Vieques.
Oahu is, perhaps, the most-visited Hawaiian island and is known for its dazzling Waikiki Beach lined with skyscrapers and luxury resorts. Honolulu is bustling with tourists enjoying the many activities and attractions of this heavily-populated area of the island. However, maybe the best-kept secret of the island can be found along its less-traveled northern shore.
Do you ever dream of being in a tropical paradise but worry it’s too expensive and you don’t have enough vacation time to go? There is a hidden oasis within reach that will give you that paradise-feeling without costing a bunch. Your dreams will come true when you visit Peanut Island, situated about 125 miles east of Arcadia, Florida. It’s one of those hidden gems you absolutely need to go see to believe!
Yellow illuminated the view, from both the fruit and the sunshine, immediately transporting me to a “happy place.”
There is no TV, no phone, and intentionally no Wi-Fi except in the lounge and bar areas. So take the plunge with less screen time. Embrace the digital detox; it’s bliss.