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CASA DE QUESO - PRIVATE HOUSE IN ESPERANZA!

Katherine Ford

Speaks english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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CASA DE QUESO - PRIVATE HOUSE IN ESPERANZA!

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Vieques - Casa de Queso

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Casa de Queso is a cute and simple 2 BEDROOM home located in the beach town of ESPERANZA on the Caribbean side (south) of Vieques. Built on the hillside in Esperanza, it is a short walk to the Caribbean where you'll enjoy spectacular beaches, local shops and open air restaurants and bars.

Casa de Queso is the perfect home-base for your island adventures. The kitchen and dining area is at the center of the house and opens out to the porch and screened casita. The living area is equipped with TV, DVD player, and a FUTON for additional sleeping arrangements. The master is a nice-size room with 1 QUEEN BED and opens out to the back yard.

The second sleeping area is semi-private off the living area with a FULL BED. The house is open and bright with lots of windows and cooled by ceiling fans. For your convenience, there is also a LAUNDRY facility and PRIVATE PARKING for your rental car.

The kitchen is fully equipped with stove, refrigerator, coffee pot, toaster, blender, and microwave oven. Enjoy dining inside at the kitchen table or outside in screened casita. Or just relax in the hammock! There is also an outside shower to provide a quick rinse when you return from the beach.

We take care in making our island home perfect for a relaxing beach vacation. We try to provide everything you will need for an enjoyable stay including towels, beach chairs, and coolers.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
Katherine Ford (Owner)
Advertiser since 2009
Speaks english

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.7
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

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Casa De Queso - Private House in Esperanza!
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews
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Vieques Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
4

Just what we needed...

  • 4 out of 5
Convenient and adequate accommodations, it has everything we needed for a peaceful escape from the ordinary.
  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I am so glad the house worked out for your stay. We don't advertise luxury, but we try to supply all basic needs. Thank You for staying at Casa de Queso.
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Vieques Puerto Rico
4

First Caribbean experience

  • 4 out of 5
Had a wonderful time. Yes - it was very noisy in the house, but we got used to it very quickly - never kept us awake. Wish we could have had a couple more days - it took a day just to figure things out on the island and know what we wanted to do. The house was as expected - nothing fancy - just clean and simple and had everything you would need. One thing that surprised us was no hot water in the shower. We didn't know if that was normal for Vieques or not. Took a little getting used to. It was close enough to walk to town and beaches are not far away. LOVED glass-less windows - the breeze blowing through was great! We would definitely recommend it to others, as long as they don't prefer resort style vacations. It's a very slow living kind of place. Only spoke to landlords via email and they answered all of our questions. The property manager was very pleasant and helpful.
  • Review Submitted: 15-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I am glad you had a great time. I am sorry you did not ask the property manager about the hot water. We have an inline water heater and sometimes if you are running the dryer at the same time it will blow the circuit breaker. It is a quick fix and should have been mentioned upon arrival. The water coming in is pretty tepid anyway, but I agree, a hot shower is very important. Thank you for staying at Casa de Queso.
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Vieques Puerto Rico
Warren, Rhode Island
5

Great location, just as described.

  • 5 out of 5
Great property! A very easy walk to the local bodegas, the restaurants and bars, and to Sun Bay beach. Everyone recommended we rent a car, but as we were only going for 4 days we opted not to, and really we couldn't have been more well situated. Taxis were prompt and not expensive, so if we had wanted to explore other areas of the island that would be have been easy--we simply didn't feel the need.

Our flight was delayed by many hours, and the property manager Bill was extremely helpful as we texted back and forth with travel updates. We finally rolled in after 10pm and he met us (7 hours after our estimated arrival time), went over the house and any little quirks, and left us to our own devices.

The house is cool during the day and into the evenings with ceiling fans in every room. A very well equipped kitchen and all appliances worked great; we went food shopping and ate a few meals in. There are two spacious bedrooms, a shower with plentiful piping hot water, a dining area, and a lounge area with a fun assortment of DVDs and comfy futons and chairs. I could see a family with kids or two couples really enjoying the house and finding plenty of room.

It was great to stroll around at night (very safe), meet the local dogs/cats/horses/roosters, and just have a very low-key time. The neighborhood is super quiet with low traffic, not a lot of people noise -- but do be aware that the noise of the dogs and roosters is quite impressive. The house is perched a bit higher than the others and I think it acts as a kind of amphitheater, the cacophony of animals was crazy at times! But it certainly didn't keep us from sleeping (and sleeping in) and enjoying ourselves thoroughly. Just a warning to light sleepers or folks who are annoyed with that kind of thing. We weren't at all.

The house is fabulous, clean, modern, and perfectly located. Highly recommend it and we will hopefully find the opportunity to return!
  • Review Submitted: 09-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your review is greatly appreciated. We are very blessed to have a great property manager and as usual he has gone out of his way to help our guests find their way and make you feel at home. I am glad you mentioned the sounds, many find that hard to get used to and it should be a consideration when coming to the island. Thank you for your great comments.
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Vieques Puerto Rico
5

A delightful vacation!

  • 5 out of 5
We truly enjoyed our stay on Vieques, and at Casa de Queso! The listing was as advertised - and very clean and maintained well. Owners helpful via email and on the phone up front - good recommendations. The screened porch for the hammock was relaxing - but nobody brought me drinks, like the owner advertised! :-) Both beds very comfortable. The beaches are incredible, and we had a great time relaxing. It is a bit of a hike to the beach, restaurants, and groceries if you don't have a car and don't walk well. It would be too far for young kids to walk. If you rent a jeep, it would be no problem - you need it to explore the island and get to other beaches. We looked at it as a workout! The property manager was very helpful up front, even took us to get groceries. They even had one set of snorkeling gear, which came in handy! Esperanza is on the south side of the island, and T-Mobile didn't work very well. Phone was spotty, texting about half the time, but forget 4G - you came to relax anyway :-). All restaurants were on the main strip by the beach, all pretty laid back. There are a number of companies to help you with seeing the Bio Bay, snorkeling, fishing, renting scooters, etc. Fun Brothers did fail me on a snorkeling outing - argh. House was very basic, very clean, nothing fancy, and we would definitely recommend it to family and friends! Might be a bit much for age 65+ or people with disabilities - steep driveway, and steps into the house. Great for us though! Definitely a second honeymoon :-) , and an awesome break from Rhode Island winter!
  • Review Submitted: 22-Jan-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your honest appraisal, I know this will be helpful for others making decisions on where to stay and what to do. I am very pleased that our property manager was able to provide additional assistance and the house was cleaned to your satisfaction. Thank you again for comments.
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Vieques Puerto Rico
5

beautiful beaches!

  • 5 out of 5
Cute & clean house! was wonderfull vacation time!
  • Review Submitted: 14-Mar-2013
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank for your review. We are always pleased when our guests have great vacation.
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Vieques Puerto Rico
buenos aires, argentina
5

BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCE !!!

  • 5 out of 5
We escaped the cold winter of new england to an island called Vieques.
Our host was exceptionally gracious in allowing us to extend our stay due to late arrival , without any extra cost. The house administrators welcomed us and made sure we have all we need.
We found CASA DE QUESO to be perfect little place to call our home.
The house offers all the basic-required amenities, (excluding wifi).
We used the fully-equiped kitchen daily, and dvd's watching nightly..
This setup was simply perfect as base for exploring the island.
Surely the best part of Vieques are the spectacular beaches, , we made a point to visit them all and come back for more. These are only minutes drive away from the house..

Vieques truly offers a unique exotic caribbean experience with laid-back local style of life and an unspoiled touch of nature with out an overly developed tourist eco-system.
thank you Kathy , Bill and Bob for truely wonderful time.
En espanol: La casa esta muy bien ubicada. A escasos metros del MALECON-
Los restaurants a los que fuimos siemore a pie, ( probamos 3) son perfectos-,
Los caballos libres en la isla se pasean, tranquilamente y es un placer sentirlos pasar.-
Fue un enorme placer conocer Vieques, y CASA DE QUESO, fue un
perfecto sitio para alojarnos. GRACIAS ! Y HASTA LA PROXIMA VISITA !
  • Review Submitted: 20-Feb-2013
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Vieques Airport
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Isabell Segunda
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Esperanza
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Trade Winds
Car: recommended
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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Cleaning $50
Notes The deposit is non refundable.

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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Vieques, Puerto Rico

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Covered Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Futon
Entertainment:
  • Video Library ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Gazebo ...
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
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