January Intersession

Prime Intersession Experience

Hotel Overview

Spend winter break with the Prime Experience at one of Puerto Rico’s most magnificent resorts, the W Resort & Spa - Vieques Island, Puerto Rico. Surrounded by pristine white sand beaches, wild horses, the Caribbean’s largest wildlife sanctuary and the world’s brightest bioluminescent bay, Vieques Island is an exotic tropical paradise where peace and tranquility reign and temperatures are perfect year round.


Indulge in the Prime Experience from January 15th through January 25th at the W Resort & Spa-Vieques Island, the only place to be for winter break 2015.



The award winning W Resort & Spa - Vieques Island offers sumptuous accommodations, an ocean side infinity pool, the full service AWAY spa, a state of the art fitness center, snorkeling, kayaking, yoga and tennis. Enjoy nearby horseback riding, snorkeling, mountain biking, hiking and mountain tours and the unparalleled excellence of The Prime Group’s legendary cuisine.


Enjoy worry-free, complimentary, VIP airline transfers to Vieques Island from the San Juan airport***, courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism in conjunction with Prime Hospitality for all bookings confirmed between January 1 and March 31, 2015, just in time for a winter January escape and Passover.


Hotel Features
  • W Airport Lounge
  • WIRED® Business Center
  • 156 stylish rooms and suites
  • W Beach
  • 2 private beaches
  • 24/7 fully equipped FIT® Fitness Center
  • Fire Pit at the Living Room
  • SWING Tennis Courts
  • Island Car Rental on-site
  • AWAY® Spa
  • All rooms feature private patios or balconies
  • W Living Room
  • Whatever/Whenever® Service
  • Outdoor morning yoga lessons
  • Wireless high-speed internet



***Restrictions apply


From exquisite meals in our elegant dining rooms to al fresco banquets and daily barbeques on our spectacular beach, each and every meal will be an event to remember. Prepared by a team of five star executive chefs under the direction of Master Chef David Kolotkin, every artfully prepared and tantalizingly delicious meal will be an incomparable culinary experience. Enjoy the best of all the Prime Group restaurants and a sumptuous farm to table experience maximizing the highest quality locally grown ingredients as we elevate gourmet cuisine to an art form.


Away Spa by W Hotels

SpaRedefining the concept of a destination spa, AWAY Spa at W Retreat & Spa - Vieques Island will whisk you away to where the mood is set to decompress, and the treatments are always a treat.


There is no better way to shed your stress than with AWAY Spa's sensational spa services. Perfectly blended potions and custom-made scrubs and rubs are all designed to tempt the senses and enliven the soul, setting the vibe for a detoxing yet reinvigorating experience. Clear your head and refuel your cool for wherever the day or night will take you.


Drawing inspiration from the earth, wind and water, let your senses drift away in a meditation of Zen design, as little rivulets and canals flow throughout the spa. In addition to these ten treatment rooms, a manicure/pedicure and hair salon takes care of all other beauty calls for you or for groups and special events.


Our AWAY Spa features a series of treatment rooms (some with sea views), including wet-treatment rooms with private outdoor showers.



Scuba Diving


Enjoy fabulous diving conditions all year long, with surf and boat dives on both sides of the island allowing us to take advantage of the best opportunities every single day.


Our scuba classes include a half day discovery dive, which will give you a feel for scuba diving by learning and practicing basic skills in the shallows before taking a 40 foot dive into the brilliant blue fish-filled waters . Our dive refresher course will help you polish up your scuba skills before you go down below for two amazing dive experiences while our open water certification, a four day class, will get you certified and ready to explore the deep blue waters of the Caribbean.


Certified divers can enjoy four different dive experiences, including a surf entry dive, a boat dive and a one of a kind night dive, as well as our custom Whatever/Whenever dives allowing you to enjoy the dive of your dreams.

Area Attractions





Keeping it simple and still getting to places on the island rarely seen by people. Vieques offers hikes to breathtaking vistas and incredibly pristine beaches. Whether you want to see the historical ruins buried deep in the tropical jungle or beaches not accessible by vehicle, our hikes take you to where nature is in control.




Playa Grande Beach

This coastline hike incorporates climbs over rocky outcroppings between multiple stretches of shell filled sandy beaches. Rough surf typically prevents swimming, but small pools are good for frolicking or a quick dip, and a constant ocean breeze are sure to keep you cool.


Playa Grande Ruins

From the picturesque beach we’ll trek to the historical sugarcane plantation ruins deep into the tropical jungle. Don’t worry, snakes are extinct on Vieques!



What better way to experience a Caribbean island than by exploring the diversity of its shorelines. Paddle on crystal clear waters between pure white sand beachesand enchanted mangrove lagoons. Contact Black Beard Sports to arrange your kayaking nature excursion.





Puerto Ferro

This is an easy going paddle that incorporates a visit to the 110 year old lighthouse ruins. It then continues into the bay and through the diverse wildlife of a mangrove forest.


Kiani Lagoon

Explore the mangrove habitat on a very easy paddle through calm water that takes you into a natural sanctuary for birds and fish, with palm trees and mountains as your backdrop. Especially relaxing during sunrise! (4 hours total time)




Black Beard Sports is Vieques' premier sports outfitter, adventure guide and Vieques’ only PADI dive center. They offer a wide variety of outdoor gear for rent as well as various tours. Visit their outlet, located next to FIT®, to plan hiking or biking tours, kayaking outings or scuba dives! Their team of island activity experts will help you plan your ultimate outdoor adventure.




The 'Bahia Fosforescente' (Bioluminescent Bay) at Puerto Mosquito should be listed as the eighth natural wonder of the world. The microscopic organism responsible for the glow in the water when agitated is a protozoan of the family dinoflagellata, a unicellular organism with two flagella that allow it to move through the water. The most common protozoan in Puerto Mosquito's waters in the Pyrodinium bahamense. The Bay has a narrow exit to the sea allowing for the organisms to concentrate in its shallow refuge. It is the incredible concentration of these organisms what makes Vieques so unique. One of the world's most stunning natural sights, the largest bioluminescent bay at Puerto Mosquito is a perfect after-sunset activity*, also home to an amazing array of native wildlife.

*Please note, due to light sensitivity, Bio Bay tours are not offered in the days surrounding a full moon, please refer to a moon calendar when planning an excursion to the bio bay.



The Complete Island

This is the most comprehensive bike tour of the island and requires a higher level of physical fitness. Although this is a moderately paced ride over moderate terrain, the Caribbean sun and humidity are the biggest concern. This ride incorporates a loop around the island to include the eastern Wildlife Refuge, western Wildlife Refuge, and everywhere in between. (35 miles, 5-6 hours)





Vieques is a true horse paradise, as Paso Fino horses roam free the island. One of the best ways to see Vieques is on the back of a horse. There are two great tour operators available.


Esperanza Riding Company



Let Esperanza Riding Company show you there is no better way to enjoy the natural beauty of Vieques than astride an island-bred gaited horse. Tours focus on giving you an educational, fun and relaxing experience while you're here on "island time.




Vieques Trail Ride

Vieques Trail Ride offers guided horse back riding tours that depart from the Sea Gate Hotel in Isabel II and lasts 2 hours. Call (787) 667-2805 for details and booking options.


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January Intersession 2015 Pricing

Enjoy worry-free, complimentary, VIP airline transfers to Vieques Island from the San Juan airport***, courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism in conjunction with Prime Hospitality for all bookings confirmed between January 1 and March 31, 2015, just in time for a winter January escape and Passover.


  • Tropical Oasis Room - Garden/Pool view $730 per night
  • Pool Oasis Room - Pool/Ocean View $780/ night
  • Spectacular Ocean - $830/ night
  • One Bedroom suite - $1,020
  • Wow suite - $1,190

Rates are based on 2 people per room
Extra children in the same room

  • 1st child- $75
  • 2nd child- $65


***Restrictions Apply

Contact Information

W Retreat & Spa
Vieques Island, Puerto Rico

State Road 200
Vieques Island, Puerto Rico
Caribbean - United States



212.335.0828 office