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Tropical oceanfront paradise with direct access to the ocean, sun and breeze.


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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights

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Tropical oceanfront paradise with direct access to the ocean, sun and breeze.

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Arecibo - Villa Abeja Beach House, Inc.

3 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, an outside shower, sleeps 6, kids over 8 years old

This is a very private oceanfront house located on a second floor with a magnificent view for your enjoyment and relaxation. The ocean is right there on the backyard. Just step out and you are there on the beach. Located in a fishery town where you can smell the salty air and feel the coastal living at its best. This house has it all: comfort, nature, space, direct access to the beach and location. It is conveniently located close to everything, where you can taste the locals and the rest… Walking distance from a local supermarket, a local restaurant, a bakery and a sea food market, where fresh fish is awaiting for you to buy at low price!!! Some other nice restaurants, shopping malls, and points of interest for you to sight seeing are located near and some others within 1 hour driving, without the crowded feeling of the metropolitan area. However, you always have the option to drive to Old San Juan (1 hour away) and El Yunque Rain Forest (2 hours away) and come back to relax.

Amenities: The property is on a second floor of a two story house with a stairway as the only access to the house. Villa Abeja Beach House is a fully furnished and equipped house with a secure gated parking for 2 cars. The house has 3 bedrooms (2 bedrooms with full beds and another bedroom with 2 twin beds), 1 full bathroom, living room, dinning room, full kitchen and a balcony with a magnificent view to the Atlantic Ocean. It has convenient appliances such as refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, cooking gears, stove, ceiling fans everywhere, water heater, 32” Flat TV Screen, basic cable, internet access/WIFI and DVD. And…….of course, your own private beach right on your backyard with a nice 30’ X 15' wooden deck with a gas BBQ Grill and 4 beach chairs for your enjoyment. A nice Bamboo outside shower is there for your convenience to rinse off the excess sand before going upstairs. You will fall in love with this property. I'm sure you will come back.

Historical sites: The Arecibo Light House is a historical monument erected in 1898, which is 3 minutes away walking from our backyard. It was the last lighthouse built on the Island by the Spanish. La Cueva del Indio is an archelogical site located 10 minutes away driving. Drawings of Indian that lived in this area in the Prehistorical Era are found in the walls of the cave.

Local cuisine - fresh sea food: You can go walking to El Guayabo Rest., a very typical place to taste local cuisine made with fresh sea food catch by fishermen right across the street in the Marina. Other restaurants such as El Salitre, El Salpicón, Picholo, The Light House are available for all tastes.

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  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Angelo (Owner)
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Bedrooms 3
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Minimum Stay 6 nights
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based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

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Tropical oceanfront paradise with direct access to the ocean, sun and breeze.
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Besides having a spectaculor view of the Atlantic, this home is conveniently located to multiple businesses, attractions, and the all of the main roads to get around. Angel and Gladys are charasmatic, accomodating, informative, and attentive to all your needs while you stay. My family and I were received with cold coconut water and an earlier arrival which we highly appreciate. Our use of the home was very limited because we took the opportunity of a short week to move about the island to visit family and attactions, but we really enjoyed our stay. Thank you again Angel and Gladys. Vega Family

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Beautiful Ocean View!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time during our stay at this beautiful vacation home. It is close to many restaurants and stores for convenience. The pictures are exactly as the property looks and is in very good condition. The kitchen was clean and we were able to use all the amenities, no problem. Angelo and Gladys were very nice and helpful during our entire stay. They provided helpful maps for us to navigate our way to the closest stores and also gave some great restaurant recommendations. It is just a five minute walk down the beach to the Arecibo lighthouse and there you will find the best beach in Puerto Rico! A quiet swimming lagoon and cliff rocks for jumping if you are more adventurous. It is also a two minute drive away from a wonderful restaurant where you can really enjoy a nice night out to dinner. The street vendors close to the neighborhood cook up some amazing tostones and other street fare. For the most part, we really didn't want to leave the house at all. There is everything you need here to have a wonderful Caribbean getaway!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Stacy for your review. Like I was telling you when arrived, our place is a paradise where you can relax and have a good time. It is strategically located near everything you need: natural beauty, convenience stores and excellent restaurants. Our property is comfortable and fully equipped. We invest quality of time to offer you a crystal clean property so you feel like home. We are glad and proud that you decided to stay in our paradise for your first visit to Puerto Rico. We look forward to receive you soon!! Spread the word!!! Respectfully, Angelo and Gladys Owners of Villa Abeja Beach House

Great Family Beach home

  • 5 of 5

We were fortunate enough to spend a whole week in this perfect ocean front home. The pictures are exactly what you get! Angelo and Gladys take great care of their little piece of paradise. They are very thorough with the whole process and are there anytime you need them. Anglelo text us turn by turn directions as soon as we were off the airplane, which was great because San Juan is a tricky place to navigate.

We all had a great time our 3 kids loved playing in the yard and trying to catch the lizards. The deck is huge and wonderful, the view was more then we could ask for! And the Hammocks, Loved the hammocks, and so did our kids! The access to the beach was great, so nice we could just go out and hangout at the beach without having to pack us all into the car. We were able to walk down to the lighthouse, which has a great little ocean pool perfect for the kids and they were able to easily snorkel and saw quite a few fish. As with any ocean the later you go the rougher it gets so go early.

As far as the location it was nice to be a little more centrally located. The neighborhood is not all beautiful, there are some things that need improvement, but that can all be forgotten as soon as you get inside the gated property, and then all you have is a lush tropical oasis, and a very well kept home!

I do have to say the best part of our trip was being able to see the baby turtles make their way in to the ocean for the first time. There were nest all along the north shore. A once in a lifetime event for sure!

If we do ever make it back to Puerto Rico I will definitely be staying here! Thanks again for a great Family vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Amazing views and ocean sounds!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I loved this house! I have never heard such loud wave crashing in my life (and we live a few blocks from the ocean in LA). The sound of the waves 24/7 is spectacular and really makes you feel like you are on vacation in paradise. We spent the majority of our time at the house on the upstairs balcony overlooking the water or down on the deck grilling and watching the waves. We stayed in 5 locations all around Puerto Rico for over 2 weeks and this home had the best natural breeze of any of the coastal properties we stayed at- so mosquitos and bugs were not a problem were you might have that issue at other locations. My boyfriend and I are strong swimmers but the beach the property is located on has pretty intense waves (hence the amazing sound) with a rough undertow so I wouldn't recommend it for a swimming beach but it is great for lounging or sticking your feet in or taking a quick plunge (sometimes the waves are calm in the morning and one could do a swim or when the tide is ideal). The property truly is beach front so you can step right outside the house and lay on the sand anytime! The kitchen is well equipped with a fish market within walking distance so cooking great fresh meals in the house is easy. I loved this Arecibo location in Puerto Rico as great nature is so close- Indian Caves, amazing waterfall hikes, river tubbing, cliff diving! The owners were very helpful with finding nearby attractions and directions and helping make the stay perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Francine for your review. And, yes, the waves were high those days, but I wanted to let you know that there are many other seasons throughout the year where you can swim perfectly there. The cold weather in the US brought a lot of high tides those days which they were perfect for surfing. However, there are some more areas at walking distance from my place that could be experienced. For example, La Poza del Obispo. This is a natural swimming pool to the left of my property right in front of the Lighthouse. Excellent spot to swim safely those days that the ocean was rough with a magnificent view of the whole shore. Anyways, I am glad that you enjoy our paradise in earth. We offer comfort, nature and excellent relaxing spot which I am sure you want to come back. So, I look forward to serve you again! Regards, Angelo and Gladys

Another fabulous stay at this beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

Another fabulous stay at this beautiful house.

If you're looking to get away from it all yet still have every amenity and convenience this is the place to do it. Literally steps from a gorgeous beach and a fabulous view.

The house is perfectly located in a quiet neighborhood that is still close to many wonderful attractions. Fall asleep to the sounds of the ocean and greet the dawn with a stroll on the beach. Very highly recommended!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Dave, you know we work hard to please our customers; this paradise talks for itself. You are right, we have everything you need, specially, our care and passion to serve. Take care & we see you next year. Angelo and Gladys

Tropical Oasis

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Puerto Rico. We initially Stayed in San Juan for a couple days to do all the Metropolitan exploring and then wanted something off the beaten path and away from the crowds to relax on the Beach.

Angelo and Gladys were just wonderful to work with. Gladys met us at the property, went over everything with us, and then left us to unwind, relax and explore their lush beach front property.

It truly was a Tropical Oasis with Gorgeous views and lush vegetation. We enjoyed the privacy of the high walls and gated property as well as the quiet beach.

Being from Texas I was initially concerned about no air conditioning and when I mentioned that to Angelo, he assured me there were fans in every room and the constant tropical breeze off the ocean would make it a non issue. He was right.

Just an absolute gorgeous property. Angelo and Gladys are absolutely wonderful and make themselves available 24/7 should you need anything.

The Beach and sand are breath taking. The waves can get a little rough so if you have little ones, you definitely want to be in the water with them.

Sunrise and Sunsets will take your breath away. We enjoyed both on the deck especially in the evening grilling outside on the BBQ with a glass of wine and paradise surrounding you.

The neighborhood is an interesting mix of well cared for homes and some not so much but everyone we came across was very very nice.

If I had to improve upon anything, it would be the water pressure of the shower inside. There is however a shower outside to wash the sand off you before going in which we used daily, but more water pressure in the shower inside would be better for the final rinse of sand and shampooing.

We decided to check out a day early because we were going to El Yunque rainforest our last day and planned dinner downtown San Juan. with a 10:30 am flight it made more sense to spend our last night in town. Angelo had no issues with that and arranged to meet us at our hotel so we could return the keys. Leaving was hard. I can tell you that.

Thank you Angelo and Gladys for sharing your Tropical Oasis and making our first ( definitely not our last ) visit to Puerto Rico and memorable vacation.


  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks John and Karen for your review. Our main purpose is to provide the best possible service and quality to our guests. We are focused in having the perfect spot in front of our beautiful beach for people that are looking for nature and privacy. We are really glad that you found our paradise perfect for your relaxation and enjoyment. We are going to work immediately to resolve the water pressure to improve the things that needs to be better. We hope to have you back sometime in the near future. Tell your family and friends how beautiful is the beach in our paradise! Regards, Angelo and Gladys


Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Luis Munoz Marin International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Various; also there are many local festivals often
Nearest Ferry
65 Miles
Old San Juan
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Dorado Hyatt Hotel or Ramey Base
Nearest Train
65 Miles
At the metropolitan area in San Juan
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Various: El Salitre, El Salpicon, Lighthouse
Car: necessary

If you want a real coastal experience, Villa Abeja Beach House is the place. This is a 3 bedrooms house right in front of the ocean. Located in a fishery town where the sun,the sand and the salty breeze is there permanently. The perfect experience to relax and value the nature. You can go sightseeing to wonderful places within minutes such as the Arecibo Light House and amusement park, La Cueva del Indio, the Arecibo Drive-Inn Theater and others 1 hour away from the house such as the Arecibo Observatory and Radio Telescope, the world's largest radar, The Camuy Caves, Las Cascadas Water park, Lake Dos Bocas, Shopping Malls, and much more.

More information of places to visits will be available at the house for your convenience.

Other Activities: sightseeing, wildlife watching, surfing classes, tasting local culture.


Prices & Availability

From $125 Nightly

Prices for this holiday house in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

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Notes Prices depends on amount of guest staying:
1 - 2 people $125 per night
3 - 4 people $150 per night
5 - 6 people $200 per night
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Secure Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Outdoor Shower , Bamboo outdoor shower
  • There is a convenient outside bamboo shower to rinse off the sand before going upstairs to the house.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , view to the ocean
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , view to the ocean
  • Bedrooms are fresh, equipped with ceiling fans, linens, closets and windows. Two out of the three bedrooms have ocean view.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 4 deck chairs
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Internet access with WIFI available. Basic supplies of toilet and towels papers are included one time at check-in. Children under 12 year of age are not allowed. Minimum age for rental is 25 years. The equipment for the leisure and local activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, cycling, surfing, paragliding, jet skiing, etc. are not available at Villa Abeja Beach House Inc.. Access to the house requires going upstairs. There is no elevator or any other option of access.

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