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Spacious Beach Front Property

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


Minimum Stay
5 nights

About the property

4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 10+ comfortably



Stay in a magnificent beachfront home just 20 steps from the breathtaking Caribbean Sea. The house is located in Villa Palmira, a private, gated community on the beach nestled between the Punta Santiago Natural Reserve to the south and miles of beach to the north.

With over 4,000 sq. ft. of living area, this is the largest, most spacious home in the gated community of Villa Palmira. It is also one of the homes closest to the beach. Enjoy views of the beach and the ocean from the front porch, front living room, backyard, and the spacious second floor terrace. Few homes in the community offer beach and ocean views. The two-story Mediterranean home is completely furnished and fully air-conditioned, has four bedrooms and 3 ½ baths. The bedrooms sleep 10 people comfortably on five queen-size beds. A portable crib, high chair, and two full-size air mattresses are also available. A lush and vibrantly landscaped backyard awaits you with a private pool, outdoor shower, dining for six under the gazebo, a patio table for four, and gas grill. The kitchen and dining area were made for entertaining. The open layout seats 10 people comfortably between the dining table and the breakfast table with plenty of room for more. The house has several seating areas throughout: two living rooms on the first floor and two seating areas upstairs. A spacious 2nd floor terrace overlooks the beach and the ocean, perfect for watching the sunrise or having a glass of wine under the stars. Accommodations include flat screen TV, cable television, washer/dryer and Wi-Fi throughout the house.

Enjoy breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea, relax, leave your cares behind….let the sound of the surf romance you….swim in the moonlight, shower under the stars. Welcome to Punta Santiago, Puerto Rico -- your private home, steps from the beach.

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Arturo Gonzalez
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 February, 2017

About Arturo Gonzalez

My name is Arturo González I was born and raised in sunny Miami, Florida. My family is originally from Cuba and also Puerto Rico. I love to enjoy the beautiful beaches and laid back lifestyle from the islands. I am a nurse practitioner by profession and have a very stressful and demanding work life. I purchased this home in 2000 and love to use this home to unwind and embrace a peaceful setting. This is truly an oasis.

Arturo Gonzalez purchased this house in 2000

Why Arturo Gonzalez chose Humacao

One of the best places in the world to go on vacation is Puerto Rico. In this exquisite home away from home, you can definitely enjoy everything Puerto Rico has to offer for you. Whether you want a day at the beach, a night out on the town, or just a relaxing evening at home. This home is you. With 4000 sq ft of living area, you'll never be crowded whether it's you and your mate or you're entire family. You can sleep up to 8 comfortably! Just steps to the Caribbean ocean, this 2-story Mediterranean home is completely furnished, with a beautiful landscaping, private outdoor pool, washer & dryer, air conditioned throughout, jetted hot tub in the master bathroom, and many extras. You can admire the ocean right from home.

What makes this house unique

Local Beaches

Puerto Rico has some of the best beaches fit for an oasis. From this beautiful caribbean oasis, you can relax and truly call this home. You'll feel nothing less than the comforts of home and much more. Located just steps from the beach in Villa Palmira, Humacao, is this incredible home. You have access to crystal clear beaches nearby just a drive away!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(30 traveller reviews)

Spacious Beach Front Property
average rating of 4.8 based on 30 reviews

Caribbean Oasis

  • 5 of 5

Without a doubt a true peace of paradise in the Caribbean! I truly recommend this to all that are willing to sit back and enjoy the essential things of life!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2007
  • Date of Stay: May 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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7 5
New Jersey

Beautiful home away from home

  • 5 of 5

The photos do not do this home justice. It's a beautiful spacious home located at the end of a quiet street which backs to the ocean. Unfortunately, the ocean which is close by is not a place you would go to spend the day or swim, it's just a gorgeous view for some great photos. I loved how the location was out of the resort area and so we got to really expiernce the culture and steer clear from the "tourism." The house was very clean, featured anything you would need to cook or make Drinks and was very welcoming, Overall, I had a great experience and would most defiantly go back and rent a home at this location.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review. I am pleased to know enjoyed my home and Puerto Rico to the fullest and the flavor of the local restaurants and experience. It truly is a wonderful cultural experience when you are not in your typical tourist area. I look forward to accommodating you and your group on your next Puerto Rico vacation.
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Philadelphia Metro Area

Beautiful Beach Home

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely stunning beach home about 50 feet from the ocean. We had a group of 9 with plenty of room to spread out. The pool was gorgeous and the covered patio area ended up being where we spent most our our time amongst the perfectly landscaped palm trees and orchids. The quaint town of Punta Santiago is about 2 miles down the road and the city of Humacao is about 6 or 7 miles in the other direction with mutiple easily acessed shopping centers with Wal-Mart, Sams Club, Pizza Hut, and Burger King. However the real prize is the shops at the entrance to Villa Palmiera complete with lively night life and a wide selection of Puerto Rico foods. The is a very nicely maintained Nature Reserve less than a mile from the entrance. It is also located on PR3 with easily and scenic access to the perfect blue water beachs of Loquillo and adventure seeking in Fajardo. It is also a short trip to the rainforests of El Yunque. Highly recommended if you want a slice of bucolic and naturally beautiful Puerto Rico.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dream vacation

  • 5 of 5

A little slice of paradise. Beautiful home for a perfect family/friend getaway. Location is convenient, beaches, rainforest, and bio tours are 45 minutes away. Backyard pool area is private and relaxing. Arturo was amazing and a pleasure to work with! All our questions were answered immediately which was very assuring and helpful. I Would highly recommend this house for anyone looking for an amazing vacation spot to soak up some SuN🌞

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Erie, Colorado

A beautiful home in East Puerto Rico

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a fantastic vacation in Puerto Rico. We had the pleasure of renting Arturo's home in Humacao. If you are looking for a spacious, clean, beautiful home that's on the east coast of PR, I highly recommend Arturo's home. It's next to a private beach where our kids boogy-boarded for hours. The Humacao Nature Reserve is a short walk down the beach. We saw iguanas, hiked to the military bunker, and ate coconuts. It's about a 30-40 minute drive to Fajardo and about 45-60 minutes to San Juan. Taking day trips to El Yunque, San Juan, Luquillo, and Fajardo from the house allowed us to see a lot of the east coast of Puerto Rico. Arturo responded quickly to any questions we had. You can tell he wants the guests in his home to have a great vacation. The grocery stores are nearby, so we cooked most of our meals at home. The kitchen has all your cooking needs, and the bbq area next to the pool is great! All in all it was a great trip!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathy, Thank you very much for your review. I am pleased to know enjoyed my home and Puerto Rico to the fullest. I look forward to accommodating you and your family on your next Puerto Rico vacation.
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group of 10 staying at Arturo house last week and it was great! The home itself was beautiful and well-equipped with everything we needed and there were stores a few minutes down the road. Ferry and plane rides to the islands (Vieques and Culebra) are a short drive away from the home and the beach was walking distance. I called Arturo multiple times during our trip and he was extremely friendly and helpful. Everything about our stay was exactly what we had hoped for.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: MaryAnn, it was my pleasure having you over my home for your vacation in Puerto Rico. I am very pleased to know you had a wonderful time and everything promised was exactly what we delivered. You are welcome to be my guest any time. Thank you for your review and foe sharing all of your highlights.
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Luis Muñoz Marin; Carolina, Puerto Rico
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Palmas Del Mar
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Carretera #3
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Paradise Seafood
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Palmas Del Mar
Nearest Beach
1 Metres
Front Yard!
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Kayaking


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Río Abajo, Puerto Rico

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 7.0%

In order to book the home I need a signed contract and 50% deposit. The balance is due on or before your date of arrival at the home. You could pay with check payable to Arturo Gonzalez and mail it to 1001 SW 22 Street Miami, Fl 33129. You may also pay with credit card (Visa, MasterCard or Discover).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Río Abajo, Puerto Rico

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Large Double Bed
  • A crib/playpen is available.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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