Experience close encounters with giant sea stars, bask on sunny beaches, and soak up local culture on this little-known island near Puerto Rico.
Tip: Before hitting the beach, let the W fix an Escape Kit for two that includes chair rental, an umbrella, and a picnic ($45). Bravo Beach Hotel, North Shore Rd 1; 787/741-1128 or bravobeachhotel.com.
Getting to Vieques
Vieques Air Link; 888/901-9247 or viequesairlink.com