Discover a selection of 37 vacation rentals in Esperanza, PR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and air conditioning. Prices start at $80 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Esperanza. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover the Puerto Rican paradise of Esperanza

Perched along the southern coast of the Puerto Rican island of Vieques, Esperanza serves up a relaxed scene for vacations with family and friends. The coastal side of this laid-back town, known as "The Strip," is a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike, thanks in part to the old sugar cane pier that provides picture-perfect views of colorful boats bobbing in the impossibly blue water, and beyond to Monte Pirata, the island's highest peak. Looking for the perfect place to stay? Esperanza vacation rentals, many set just steps from the sand, are just the thing.

Things to do

Cultural delights in Esperanza

While a stay in an Esperanza vacation rental typically involves a great deal of sun and sand, there are culture fixes to be had by those who want them. The ruins of Casa del Francés, a plantation house built in the early 1900s, offer a peek into the island's past – as does a trip to the Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust, a small but fascinating museum with the added bonus of starfish touch pools for the kids. In Isabel Segunda, around a 15-minute drive from Esperanza, the elegantly restored Count Mirasol Fort boasts a small archeology museum and various art exhibits.


Seasonal appeal in Esperanza

Although temperatures in Vieques hover around 80 all year round, demand for vacation homes is at its highest during the high season of mid-December through to mid-May. Holidays such as Christmas and Easter are particularly popular, so it pays to book your preferred home as far in advance as possible. On the flip side, the best deals on Esperanza vacation rentals are often found during the low seasons of mid-April to mid-June and August through November, the latter because of the arrival of hurricane season in the Caribbean. July offers a great compromise – affordable rental rates, sunny days and a much smaller chance of rain.

Natural features

Natural wonders near Esperanza

East of Esperanza lies almost 15,000 acres of the Vieques National Wildlife Refuge – one of Puerto Rico's largest protected reserves. Venture inside this sprawling mass of verdant greenery to find a forested inner heart surrounded by powder-soft sandy beaches and a sensational coral-fringed coastline. Trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding meander through the reserve, serving up an idyllic setting for a little downtime. Both shore and kayak fishing can be enjoyed, while the reserve's pretty cays, some of the most scenic on the island, offer the chance to dive, swim and snorkel among a colorful array of marine life.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Esperanza

Fly into Vieques (VQS-Antonio Rivera Rodriguez), the closest airport, located 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Culebra (CPX-Benjamin Rivera Noriega), which is 18.6 mi (29.9 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Esperanza?

From extravagant houses to affordable log cabins, Vrbo has properties to suit all sorts of tastes and budgets. Here are some of the top vacation rentals in Esperanza:

  • "Casa Bromelia With Casita - Esperanza Gem": If you're searching for someplace in Lesser Antilles with 4 bedrooms and plenty of home comforts, this retreat will tick your boxes. Amenities include a fridge and a dishwasher.
  • "Esperanza Light And Airy 2 Bedroom": Located in Lesser Antilles, this top-rated option has 2 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities. Cookware, dishware and utensils and a microwave oven are just a couple you'll find here.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Esperanza vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Esperanza?

You need only open the door to our tiny house vacation rentals in Esperanza to recognize that good things really do come in small packages. Ingeniously designed to maximize every inch of space, these fun-sized digs promise a big vacation experience:

  • Leave the world behind and escape to "Brand New Tiny House On An Acre With Ocean View". This property in Lesser Antilles packs plenty of comforts into its compact space, such as air conditioning and a smart TV.
  • Alternatively, book a weekend away at "Enchanting Tiny Home On Beachfront Farm". Situated in Puerto Rico, this tiny gem comes with a balcony and WiFi.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Esperanza?

Escape the rat race at one of our weekend getaways in or near Esperanza. Whether you'd like to hang out with friends or spend precious time with your love, we'll have something to suit your needs. Try these top-rated properties on for size:

  • "Beachfront Villa ~ Wyndham Rio Mar Resort" is around 25 miles northwest of Esperanza and an ideal place to recharge your batteries. You'll enjoy the convenient amenities here, including high-speed internet services and a stovetop.
  • Alternatively, fling a few clothes in your bag and set out for "Beach Front Paradise". This top getaway is about 19 miles west of Esperanza and has a microwave oven and a balcony.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Esperanza?

Studio apartments are a hard act to follow when it comes to location and convenience. Browse these studio apartments for rent in or near Esperanza and enjoy a taste of the buzzing local vibe:

  • Unpack your bags at "Beachfront Ocean Villa In Wyndham Rio Mar". Amenities including beach sun loungers and a pool will help you feel right at home here.
  • Alternatively, switch to vacation mode at "Beachfront Villa ~ Wyndham Rio Mar Resort", which offers conveniences such as a TV and spa and beauty services.

When it's time to step outside your studio apartment and explore the highlights, there's lots to keep you on the move around Esperanza. Into culture? Pencil in a visit to Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadeloupe and Museum of Puerto Rico Music.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Esperanza?

Just because you only have a few short days up your sleeve doesn't mean you need to spend it in a dull hotel. Take a quick vacation but still have the comforts of home at one of these short-term rentals in or around Esperanza:

  • If you'd love to be close to the action, "Steps Away From The Beach, This Fully Stocked House Is Perfect For Your Group" will be just the ticket. It's within easy reach of the heart of Esperanza and a handy base to discover attractions like Toro Negro State Forest and Cemi Museum.
  • Sleep, eat and explore your surroundings from "Best Price, Best Beach, Best Building", another exceptional option. Cerro de Punta and La Piedra Escrita should be on your to-do list when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Esperanza?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend together. If you'd like to spend a couple of evenings away with your honey, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Esperanza that will get your heart racing:

  • Sneak away on Friday afternoon for a couple of passionate nights at "Beachfront Ocean Villa In Wyndham Rio Mar". Located approximately 25 miles from Esperanza, it comes with lots of nice touches, like a resort and a villa.
  • "Villa Tampico/beachfront Peninsula" is another retreat that's guaranteed to impress. It's approximately 18 miles from Esperanza and comes with shopping facilities and a balcony.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Esperanza?

Nothing screams "best vacation ever" like staying in a mansion. Indulge your nearest and dearest with an unforgettable getaway at one of these mansions for rent in and around Esperanza:

  • Character, charm and style — "Luxury Mansion, Incredible Ocean Views. The Very Best" has it all in abundance. Approximately 20 miles west of Esperanza and offering a resort and a firepit, this place is hard to top.
  • With a resort, golf and a wealth of other top-notch amenities, "Casa Maramar Luxury Mansion In Palmas Del Mar With Pool And Game Room" will get your guests' nod of approval. This sleek retreat is roughly 20 miles to the west of Esperanza.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Esperanza?

Big groups mean gigantic fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your crew. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Esperanza and get your favorite people together under one roof:

  • You'll have plenty of room to spread out at "Villa Tampico/beachfront Peninsula". Around 18 miles northeast of Esperanza, this generous property has 5 bedrooms that sleep up to 14 guests. Top amenities include a garden and a swimming pool.
  • "Beach Front Paradise" is another terrific option. It's around 19 miles to the west of Esperanza, has 4 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 14 guests. A garden and a swimming pool are just a couple of things designed to make your group vacation even more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Esperanza?

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can offer, a pool delivers the most fun. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Esperanza and spend your days splashing around. Just don't forget your flamingo floatie:

  • Treat your loved ones to an unforgettable stay at "On The Beach, A Private Pool, A House All To Yourself". There's a lot to love about this escape besides its pool, such as a nearby laundromat and a kitchen.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Casona Martineau - Gorgeous House On The North Shore". Along with an invigorating pool, you can also make use of a barbecue grill and a dining table.

Esperanza has a tropical monsoon climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 80 ºF and 80 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summertime to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Esperanza vacation rental and organize your getaway for whenever you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Esperanza?

Every family catch-up should be one to remember. Whether you're organizing some time off with the kids or a reunion with relatives, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Esperanza offer a comfy home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • About 18 miles to the northeast of Esperanza, "Villa Tampico/beachfront Peninsula" has 5 bedrooms and fits up to 14 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including a DVD player and a microwave oven.
  • "Beach Front Paradise" also offers the space you need to live it up with loved ones. This property is around 19 miles to the west of central Esperanza and accommodates 14 guests in its 4 bedrooms. A fridge and nearby ecotour services will help keep everyone comfortable.

When it's time to step outside your front door, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone happy. Arecibo Observatory, La Guancha and Mirador Orocovis - Villalba should be at the top of your to-do list.