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“Decent highway”
Review of Highway 997

Highway 997
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Owner description: Highway 997 runs in front of Camp Garcia.
Reviewed 26 June 2013

If you rent a car on Vieques, you're likely to ride on this highway at some point. It connects Isabella Segundo and Esperanza. It's a well-maintained road, very few pot holes, if any. Be careful driving, as It's somewhat narrow, and very curvy. There are often horses, dogs, chickens, or mongoose on the road, or near the road. Sometimes people bike or walk on this road as well.
At night, it's not well lit, especially close to Sun Bay. There was a car crash in that area this week (not sure what happened), but we noticed it on the way to the beach in the morning (hadn't been there the day before). It would be easy to hit someone or something at night if you aren't driving carefully.
There are many points of interest accessible by this road including, Restaurant El Resuelve (must check it out!), Wildlife Refuge, a small family-owned organic farm (open on the weekends- definitely check it out!), and Sun Bay.

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Reviewed 19 May 2013

The road is paved and is a nice quick ride between towns. There are lots of horses, dogs, curves , and hills so need to drive careful.

Thank Kylie S
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Reviewed 27 October 2012

The entire road from Isabel to Esperanza has been resurfaced and gutters added. No more potholes!! Somehow the trip to Esperanza doesn't seem so long when driving on a nice road. Don't be tempted to drive too fast though - still lots of horses and dogs.

Thank MujerDelMar
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Reviewed 22 September 2012

INT, HWY, PR 997 however you list it, has been totally repaved from end to end and is one (if not the) smoothest road on VQS. Please drive smart and aware as there are many bends & turns and wild horses abound from start to finish.

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 4 August 2012

Decent road to travel even though, we found some areas where it needs to be fix before the pot holes become craters on the road. You must visit El Resuelve along 997. It is a restaurant locals frequent. The food is amazing! Very inexpensive and delicious! Without a doubt, it was pour favorite local spot while visiting Vieques.

Thank jabello17
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