We stayed in Casita #1 (Mango Casita) for 6 nights December 2013-January 2014. We felt very safe and secure at Hector's. The hammock on the balcony and views of pasture and ocean were divine. The road to Hector's is very rutted and was a challenge to find in the dark on our first night. A jeep or 4WD is an absolute must if you stay here. Its location is perfect for exploring the island.
We rarely saw the other guests or Hector during our stay, so it felt very private. We even had the hot tub to ourselves every night before bed. There is a lovely ocean view at the edge of the property and if you are feeling adventurous, you can scramble down the rocks to the narrow beach below and walk a good distance. Hector's three horses roam the property during the day and are friendly.
Casita #1 was very basic, but clean and comfortable. Linens are changed every 3-4 days, depending on the length of your stay. It was nice to have a small refrigerator for drinks and the option of an air conditioner at night. The provided beach chairs, beach towels, drying rack, flashlight, and small cooler were nice touches. A previous reviewer already mentioned the only real "downsides" to the property: #1: The music from the Malecon carries across the ocean to Hector's and plays late into the night, so it is not quite as peaceful and quiet as you might expect. #2: The clear slats on the glass door do not allow for any privacy, but you can hang a towel/sarong over the door to correct this. #3: The hot water in Casita #1 is very temperamental/sporadic.
We will stay at Hector's again if we return to Vieques in the future and will recommend it to friends.
- Also Known As:
- Hector`s By The Sea Hotel Isla De Vieques