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RIGHT ON THE BEST SWIMMING BEACH IN RINCON - AC THROUGHOUT AND GREAT VIEWS

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Nancy Renee

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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RIGHT ON THE BEST SWIMMING BEACH IN RINCON - AC THROUGHOUT AND GREAT VIEWS

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Rincon - Casa Serena

Beautiful, Beachfront House - 2 BR, 2 BA on the Warm, Calm, Caribbean Sea

Our Informal beach house is nestled in a lovely, tropical garden on a quiet, sandy beach. Casa Serena has 2 separate, beachfront units -- each with 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a living/dining room, and a 15-foot covered patio with barbeque -- looking west at the calm, warm Caribbean and spectacular sunsets.

The master bedroom has a king size bed and private bath. The second Bedroom has 2 twin beds which can be made into a King upon request and there is a second full bathroom in the hallway.

Our front garden with hammock and tropical fruit trees is shady and peaceful.

We have satellite TV, DVD, CD player and WiFi. We have air conditioning in the living room, not just in the bedrooms. We have a washing machine and dryer, private off street parking and a peaceful garden.

Swim and snorkel in the warm Caribbean waters right outside your garden. Pick your own exotic fruit in season. Watch the ever-changing sea and the brilliant setting sun from your patio.

And if you need even more space, look at our other beachfront home, Casa Tamara, which is the next house on the beach, with 2 units of 3 bedrooms each,

This is the perfect atmosphere for a private getaway or a family vacation.

Enjoying this wonderful beach with a choice of sun or shade

VRBO Bear stayed here - 07/08/2012 Mr. Bear and I decided to spend our long-overdue honeymoon in the relaxed town of Rincon, Puerto Rico. We were pleasantly surprised by the owner of Casa Serena, who took the time to describe the town and property in advance to ensure it met our expectations. She also provided us with maps, a list of restaurants and the necessary instructions to ensure we had a great stay.

Upon arrival, we could not believe the true proximity of the house to the beach – literally steps from the backyard gate! The crashing waves could be heard through the large screened windows – a constant reminder that we were on vacation even when we were indoors!

We feasted on the ripe mangos from the tree in the backyard, swam in the relaxing warm waters, and went snorkeling at the nature reserve just on the other side of town. Rincon and its surrounding areas have a lot to offer, but having Casa Serena as our “den away from home” made all the difference in the enjoyment of our stay.

Located in a residential neighborhood, Casa Serena is ideal for the laid-back bear who wishes to embrace the authentic Puerto Rico experience. (This picture is the almond tree just outside the backyard gate.)

Amenities:

We are unusual with AC in the Living room as well as the bedrooms

All rooms have ceiling fans

Satellite TV

VCR

Radio

CD player

Fully equipped kitchen

microwave

blender

coffee maker

all pots, pans, utensils

All Linens provided

Beach Towels and Beach Chairs

Barbeque Grill

Washer and Dryer

private off street parking

Iron and Ironing board

Telephone available

Outdoor shower to wash off the sand

BR B Activities: /B BR Swimming

Snorkeling

Surfing

Kayaking

Jet skiing

Bogey Boarding

Fishing

Scuba diving

Horseback riding on the beach

Tennis

Sports center

Lots of restaurants - from local fare to exceptional dining

Sightseeing includes a coffee plantation, caves and the rain forest

Casinos are 20 minutes away

OR JUST RELAX ON THE PATIO, OR ON THE BEACH!

Area: Rincon is a fishing village and a great beach town on the west coast, where the Atlantic Ocean and The Caribbean Sea meet. We are on the calm, warm, Caribbean side of Rincon

It is casual, not touristy.

It's a great place to come to get away from the big city, relax, swim, watch sunsets, go sightseeing, and relax. You don't need a car but it is useful. Near our house is a large supermarket, bakeries, take out food and the town of Rincon with stores, the town square, churches, video stores, and more, all within walking distance. It's just a short walk to some restaurants and a short ride to many more.

And sight-seeing is great, the tropical rain forest, Camuy caves, Arecibo observator and a coffee plantation.

Our Availability Calendar shows when at least one of the units is available; the other unit may already be rented.

If the calendar says that a date is not available, it means that both units are already rented.

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Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

Nancy Renee

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My mom and her friend, two teachers, went on a vacation together, travelling around Puerto Rico. When they discovered Rincon, they fell in love with it and decided to come back with their husbands. The two couples had discovered their perfect Caribbean refuge. They looked for a house on a calm beach and found this one in the perfect location. They bought the house, totally gutted it, rebuilt it and spent winters here together. After my mother brought me in on the secret, we decided to build Casa Tamara next door. The two couples vacationed at Casa Serena as much as they could and eventually started renting it when they weren't there. The other couple loved Rincon so much that they moved to Rincon permanently when they retired. When my husband and kids and I went to Rincon the first time, it was love at first sight! We fell in love with the laid back atmosphere and friendliness of everyone in Rincon. It offered something for everyone; my daughter likes to sunbathe and swim and relax in our back yard, my son likes all kinds of water sports, my husband and I like to try all the new restaurants, relax and do some sightseeing. A number of years ago, I took over the rentals and truly enjoy spreading the message of this very special vacation town.

Nancy Renee purchased this house in 1990
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday house rental in Rincon, Puerto Rico

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Right On the Best Swimming Beach in Rincon - AC throughout and Great Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 41 reviews
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Right On the Best Swimming Beach in Rincon - AC throughout and Great Views
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Rincon Puerto Rico
5

A Veritable Treat

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 23-Mar-2012
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2012
Casa Serena provides a veritable treat, whether you’re contemplating a week or an extended stay. A cottage on a beautiful beach is not a unique find, but the “specialness” that characterizes an interlude at Serena is both “Serena specific” and Rincon related.

With several beach houses “under our belts” prior to our stay at Serena, we were pleased with the ease and comfort of our indoor/outdoor living. The beds were divine, the kitchen and its accoutrements were plentiful and spotlessly clean. There were plenty of chaises on which to “catch the sun”, and the plethora of chairs --- both high and low --- allowed for our creature comforts on the beach. Almond trees hugging the bank separating the beach from the house, and a variety of water “toys” left in a corner of the outdoor dining portico would be a pleasing diversion for children and adults. Equally pleasant, the selection of our fellow “renters”--- a skill that’s rare given this type of commercial enterprise --- was an added bonus. From various locales and backgrounds, all Serena neighbors were friendly and engaging while maintaining a respect for privacy (ours and theirs).

Rincon enhanced our stay at Serena. Sophisticated water sports are available a few minutes up the beach, and the town square, similar to many in Spain and Italy, boasts zumba classes nearly every morning (unlike Spain and Italy). One can easily find a spirited and friendly fishmonger under his colorful umbrella, and a Sunday morning outdoor market. Good restaurants abound, and two local supermarkets can contribute to one’s dining pleasure. In fact, the outdoor grill, the fishmonger, and the exceptional interest in the pleasure of every guest shown by Serena’s proprietress and staff, combine with Serena’s other comforts to provide a blissful stay.

Nancy
New York City
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great description of Casa Serena. I am so glad that you really got the specialness of our home and our great town. We are very glad that you will be returning next year. Thanks for being our valued guests.
Helpful votes: 9/10
business
Right On the Best Swimming Beach in Rincon - AC throughout and Great Views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p312192
+1 212 496-7098
Rincon Puerto Rico
5

Fantastic house on the beach!

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
What a great place.
By the time we got to Rincon on our first evening, it was dark, rainy and it had been a long day of travel. We grabbed some food from the local Chinese restaurant and got settled. The next morning was when our vacation truly began and it started with a clear blue sky and the sound of waves crashing on the beach.
We had arrived in paradise!
Highlights:
Breakfast on the patio watching the Pelicans fish
Beach time with the boys everyday - So easy when the beach is 20 yards from the backdoor
Pina Colada's & Medalla beer
Watching the boys chase lizards around the yard and never getting close
Sunsets every evening watching the Pelicans and drinking a beer or two
The service you get from the owner is the best I have ever experienced, both in getting you prepped for your stay and the local property managers. They were great with our boys and made sure our stay was trouble free.

Low lights:
Time flies in paradise
Owner's Response: Dear Bob,

Thanks for the great review. I love your specific points about the pelicans and lizards! And thanks for your appreciation of our service - it is my most important objective - to provide the best service from beginning to end. Please recommend our home to your friends and please come back again!

Nancy Renee
Helpful votes: 4/4
business
Right On the Best Swimming Beach in Rincon - AC throughout and Great Views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p312192
+1 212 496-7098
Rincon Puerto Rico
5

Amazing Spot

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
This was our second visit to Casa Serena. The unit we stay in is just perfect - everything that you need is there. Most of the time is spent outside on the covered porch, sitting in the yard, swimming or walking the beautiful beach. The sunsets in the evening are spectacular. There is no need to go out for dinner with a view like that. We love the relaxed pace of life there away from the hustle and bustle of San Juan. There are lots of great areas to explore. This year we found a beautiful beach in Cabo Rojo near the lighthouse there. Definitely worth the hour ride.
Nancy and her manager, Gladys, make sure that everything is just right! We will most definitely return.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Martha,

It is so nice to have you return to Casa Serena. I looked forward to showing you the latest improvements since I know how much you appreciate
Casa Serena and our care of the house. We look forward to welcoming you back again next year.
Have a great summer,
Nancy
Helpful votes: 3/3
business
Right On the Best Swimming Beach in Rincon - AC throughout and Great Views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p312192
+1 212 496-7098
Rincon Puerto Rico
mi.
5

Casa Serena stay

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2013
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
Had a wonderful stay at Casa Serena. Great location and the casa was appointed with everything you need. People are friendly, beaches fantastic and warm sea water. It was a perfect escape from the midwest winter.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Chris,

Thanks for choosing Casa Serena for your vacation. It is very gratifying when our guests enjoy our home and appreciate the care we take in making them comfortable. Please come back again to our warm sun and sea!

Nancy Renee
Helpful votes: 4/4
business
Right On the Best Swimming Beach in Rincon - AC throughout and Great Views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p312192
+1 212 496-7098
Rincon Puerto Rico
Denver, CO
5

Great Rincon accomodation

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2012
Very comfortable, well maintained unit. Wonderful beachfront and seaside seating. Great location and easy access to Rincon and surrounding activities.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Charlie,

Thanks for choosing Casa Serena and enjoying all it has to offer. Please come back again.

Nancy Renee
Helpful votes: 6/6
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Location

Nearest Beach
we are on the beach
Car: recommended

Rincon, a small town on Puerto Rico's unspoiled West Coast, is known for its several MILES of sandy Caribbean beaches, the best big wave surfing anywhere in the Atlantic, terrific fishing, boating, swimming, snorkeling, off-shore scuba diving, whale watching and much more. The area hosts many fine restaurants. El Faro, Rincon's lighthouse offers stunning views of the ocean and is one of two passive whale watching parks in the world. The surrounding area offers interesting side trips like coffee plantations, spectacular mountain driving, mini rain forests, the Rio Camuy Cave Park, Cabo Rojo's salt flats, Arecibo Observatory's massive radio telescope and the biologically wondrous Phosphorescent Bay. Golfing is available 25 minutes north in Aguadilla and casino gambling is 20 minutes south in Mayaguez.

Our Availability Calendar shows that the house is unavailable only when both units are rented; if one unit is still available, the calendar will show that the date is available.

Other Activities: kayaking, beachcombing, relaxing

Golf: Three airports serve Rincon, Aguadilla Airport, Mayaguez Airport and San Juan Airport

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday house in Rincon, Puerto Rico

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate Minimum Stay
 
Winter
21 Dec 2013 - 25 Apr 2014
$280
$300
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,500
$6,000
5 nights
 
 
Spring / Summer
26 Apr 2014 - 2 Sep 2014
$225
$250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,350
$5,000
3 nights
 
 
Autumn
3 Sep 2014 - 21 Nov 2014
$180
$200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,075
$3,500
3 nights
 
 
Early Winter
22 Nov 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
$270
$290
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,500
$5,500
5 nights
 
 
Winter
20 Dec 2014 - 24 Apr 2015
$280
$300
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,550
$6,200
5 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$180
$200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,075
$3,800
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75.00 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes The above rates do not apply to Holiday weeks
Rates are for 1 - 4 guests
For an additional child, there is an additional charge of $25 per night
Security deposit of $300 is held and returned after check out

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • beach ...
  • waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Alarm System
  • Broadband Access
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Blender
  • Stove
  • Catering Available ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Ice Maker
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • We have an outdoor shower, just to wash off the sand from the beach.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • Each bedroom has air conditioning and a ceiling fan. The master bedroom has a private bathroom, and there is a second full bathroom. The two twin beds in the second bedroom can be made up as a king size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
  • Books ...
Outside:
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Barbecue
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Garden
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Attractions:
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • water parks
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
  • reefs
  • winery tours
  • waterfalls
  • duty free shops
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Miniature golf
  • horse riding
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • eco tourism
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • wind-surfing
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Basketball Court
  • Parasailing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • ice skating
  • cycling
  • surf fishing
  • snorkelling
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • diving
  • surfing
Notes:
A starter supply of toilet paper, paper towel and garbage bags is provided.
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