Press and Quotes for Hix Island House

What others are saying:

“If it weren’t for Vieques’ white-sand beaches, I’d have no reason to leave.”

Islands Magazine

Hix Island House in Conde Nast

“Like this cool Vieques hideaway, less really is more.”

Conde Nast Traveler Magazine

“Hix Island house is more than a hotel stay, it is an experience.”

Jennifer K, Philadelphia

“My choice as the most beautiful space I have experienced.”

Benjamin Noriega Ortiz

“Beautifully designed minimalist spaces, delightful details.”

Richard Alleman, Travel and Leisure

“wallpaper finds the perfect Caribbean hideout.”

wallpaper magazine

Hix Island House in Esquire Magazine

“The perfect venue for stylish, environmentally friendly relaxation.”

Esquire Magazine

“Hix Island House is a stunning modernist concrete compound.”

Gourmet Magazine

“After the spinning of a wedding, Hix Island House was the only place for a honeymoon. We had a wonderful honeymoon!”

Michael & Rachel, Memphis, TN

Hix Island House in Canadian House and Home

“Great Rooms, great food, great conversation!”

Chris Haines, Time Out, NYC.

“The most spectacular pool I have ever seen.”

Billy Knight

Hix Island House in Travel and Leisure Magazine

“Proof that heaven exists.”

Jo Schwartz, Boston

2015 Air Canada Hotel Design Award, Best Standard Room

vieques hotel design award

Puerto Rico’s first certified Sustainable Touristic Facility

“Architect John Hix created this retreat to seamlessly blend with the surrounding environment.” –

Fodor's Choice Awards
Trip Advisor Hall of Fame 2015


  • 2015 Air Canada Hotel Design Award, Best Standard Room
  • PR Hotel & Tourism Association “Green Small Hotel Of The Year,” 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 & 2014
  • Puerto Rico Tourism’s first Sustainable Tourism Facility Certification
  • Puerto Rico Tourism Quality Index Award Winner
  • Fodor’s Choice Gold Award, Best Design Hotels
  • World’s Top 10 Greatest Green Retreats,
  • Puerto Rico Tourism, Great Small Inn of the Year
  • EPA Environmental Quality Award
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence “Hall Of Fame” entrant, 2015