Kimberley Brown

Jungle Tree Casa Escape

  • Where:
  • Why:Leisure Trip
  • When:December 2020
  • Who:Myself and my Fiance
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Jungle Tree Casa Escape Our tree house at Finca Victoria, the perfect spot to check in and check out

Our tree house at Finca Victoria, the perfect spot to check in and check out

Jungle Tree Casa Escape This gigantic Ceiba tree is over 300 years old and is an important spiritual monument for the islands local community

This gigantic Ceiba tree is over 300 years old and is an important spiritual monument for the islands local community

Jungle Tree Casa Escape Another great shot of our little treehouse

Another great shot of our little treehouse

Jungle Tree Casa Escape The view of both Puerto Rico’s main island and Vieques from the short flight is breathtaking for those not afraid of heights

The view of both Puerto Rico’s main island and Vieques from the short flight is breathtaking for those not afraid of heights

Jungle Tree Casa Escape Finca Victoria’s pool area which offers complimentary morning yoga with breakfast.

Finca Victoria’s pool area which offers complimentary morning yoga with breakfast.

Jungle Tree Casa Escape We took a kayak trip from Esperanza over to Cayo de Terra.

We took a kayak trip from Esperanza over to Cayo de Terra.

Jungle Tree Casa Escape Another pool shot at Finca Victoria

Another pool shot at Finca Victoria

Highs & Lows

  • Finca Victoria is located in the jungle on the small island of Vieques, just a 30min airplane or boat ride from Puerto Rico's main island. The location makes it feel like a true adventure and the island features unlimited access to beautiful quiet beaches.

  • Finca Victoria offers a number of traditional hotel suites and tree houses which we opted for. Essentially these tiny homes set within the jungle offer an authentic tree house experience. With outdoor showers, hammocks, patio area and terraces there's plenty of room for a couple.

  • Complimentary poolside yoga each morning (we were lucky enough to have the owner of Finca Victoria, Sylvia, lead our class - and it was one of the best classes I have ever taken) which is also followed by complimentary breakfast. The chefs create ayurvedic dishes and we tried a number of dishes that were new to us. A delicious and healthy way to kick off the day!

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Plastic Free

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 46/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Farmhouse in the Jungle

  • Vibe

    Relaxed retreat to switch off and unwind.

  • Location

    In the jungle and a 10 min short scooter/cab ride to the nearest town Esperanza.

  • Rooms

    10

  • Purposeful Practices

    No plastic in the mini bars, complimentary use of parasheets: a wonderful beach blanket made out of recycled parachute material.

  • Music

    There is a record player in the communal area which plays a range of old and new relaxed vibes.

  • Year Opened

    2019

  • Designed By

    The hotel seems to have been designed and developed in stages. Owner Sylvia DeMarco has had a huge hand in the look and feel of each space. Rogelio Baez was the architect for the Victoria Suites and Rogelio Baez co-designed the Baez Haus tiny homes.

  • Health & Wellness

    Pool and daily yoga

  • Restaurant

    Restaurant serves breakfast daily, there is also a snack bar that serves lunch and snack items including fresh fruit from the farm.

  • Bar

    The communal area serves drinks such as local beers and wine.

  • Minibar

    Yes

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

  • Children

    No

  • Price

    Rates from $170

  • Website

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