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Arnaldo Torres

Member since: 2009
Speaks English

Beaches, Sand, Night Life, Great Food, Great Memories!

26 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Puerto Rico - Casa Etienne

House, 3 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

The property was purchased on 2003 and the home construction was finished on 2005.

The property features nearly and acre of land seating near the top of a hill that overlooks the natural bay of Boquerón and its fishing village, as well as the Caribbean Sea. Great views of surrounding mountains and open green spaces are available from every room. The house features 3 bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms, a modern kitchen with plenty of cabinet space and all the utensils and appliances (all stainless steel) a good cook will enjoy. Each bedroom contains a mini-split air conditioner unit to provide comfort while sleeping in those warm Caribbean nights.

During the day, due to its location and the surrounding topography, the house is constantly surrounded by the cool breezes of the Sea. The doors of the great room open fully to allow a sense of openness that places the occupants of the house in touch with the great open spaces and views that surround the property. The house has a constantly growing Caribbean garden with many delightful flowers unique to the islands, and some young but rapidly growing fruit trees.

The house sits at the end of the street with only green open spaces on most sides. The neighborhood is composed entirely of custom homes much of which are also vacation homes to owners residing in other parts of the island, and the United States. Due to this fact, the neighborhood is very quiet and peaceful, and the few neighbors that inhabit their homes year around, are extremely friendly, courteous, and helpful.

After staying a few days in our home, you too will come to understand why we choose this very special location, why this house is so special to us, and why we want to share it with you.

Welcome to our home and to the great island of Puerto Rico!!!

Keywords: Vacation, executive, modern, beach, ocean, villa, luxurious

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Arnaldo Torres (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks English

About Arnaldo Torres

Currently residing in the beautiful state of California, USA. Me and my wife, originals from Puerto Rico, always dreamed of owning a custom vacation home in the island. We live and work full-time in California, and enjoy traveling around the world, but every chance we get, we find our way to the warmth and the sun of Puerto Rico. Great food, great people, and nature at its best! NOTE: Map below does not show correct location. For better location info, go to: http://home.earthlink.net/~arnaldo/index_files/Page591.htm

Arnaldo Torres purchased this house in 2005

Why Arnaldo Torres chose Puerto Rico

Been Native to the Island of Puerto Rico and knowing real well the different great get-aways in Puerto Rico is how we decided to buy and build our vacation home in this unique part of the island. As far away as you can get from San Juan, its traffic, and the crowds, we located in an area surrounded by great green open spaces, many of the greatest beaches of the island within minutes, near many of the great seafood restaurants of the west coast, and yet, close enough to some of the island largest cities for great fun activities at night, shopping, and site seeing.

What makes this house unique

The house is located near the top of a hill in nearly an acre of land with great views of the natural bay of Boquerón, and the Caribbean sea. Great views, continuously flowing breezes year around, open green spaces all around, quiet, peaceful, and private. These are the attributes that we value and those are the attributes our home embodies.

Reviews

5
based on 26 holidaymaker reviews

Beaches, Sand, Night Life, Great Food, Great Memories!
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
5

Fantastic Property!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home from 6/10 to 6/17. I'm happy to have booked it as it was exactly what I wanted/needed. The home has a beautiful view that makes waking up in the morning a treat. It's also located very close to two amazing beaches. The locals in this area are very friendly and felt at home; always willing to share with me local secrets and hot spots. I also have to say that the home owner was great to work with. He always responded to any inquiries the same day I emailed him. He made the home booking as easy as possible. His home also has everything you would need for a stay there (towels, kitchen appliances, etc). If you're looking for a home in the west side, this is it!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! As mentioned in this review there is a World of treasures to discover about this area, and about Puerto Rico, when talking to the warm and friendly people that call Boqueron Home. Two of the most popular beaches are within walking distance to the house, and there are many more to discover and enjoy a bit farther away. Rich and fresh Seafood to taste and enjoy in little on-the-side of the road Kiosks, or in the long and more established Restaurants. Take a peek, and if you see a lot of locals, jump right in. A new gratifying experience awaits for you in every little corner of this place!
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5

Wonderful vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent a few days in this property. It is a beautiful home and the owner has not overlooked any details. It has the most amazing view!

Dealing with the owner was great , very organized and a lot of attention to detail.

We loved the property and will definitely look forward to return!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! You were a wonderful guest and we look forward to your next visit!
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5

Excellent accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this house! Amazing views! Arnaldo was great to work with and ensured our stay was comfortable. Well equipped kitchen and lots of towels for the beach. We especially loved lounging on the deck in the evenings and enjoying the peaceful surroundings. There was a small grocery store a few minutes away that also had a pizza place in it. It was not far from an awesome beach. Make sure to try pinchos...we love them! A+!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous View, lovely estate

  • 5 of 5

We were very satisfied with this place! We love the night life of Boquerón and the amazing beaches nearby.

The house was comfortable and clean and the neighborhood was peaceful. We would highly recommend staying here for anyone looking for some solitude with a gorgeous view :)

  • Review Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Extraordinary!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had the opportunity to have a weekend getaway and stay at Casa Etienne in Boqueron last week and it was an extraordinary experience for the whole family. The first positive thing was the quick response and how pleasant owner Arnaldo was when I contacted him. When arriving at the house the first reaction is that it has a perfect location. It is very close to the many activities and places to visit in Cabo Rojo but at the end of the day you can retire to a very quiet and beautiful place with an awesome view. The house is very spacious inside and outside and very well maintained. We are recommending this place to our friends as top notch vacationing spot and can not wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review! We are delighted for your visit and for the great experience that you and your family had in our home. We try very hard to make the experience of our guest a very enjoyable and memorable one, and in doing so, we take pride and joy in what we have, and in our unyielding commitment to make our house and the experience of those that walk through its doors, unforgettable.
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Stunning View, Sweet Serenity

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed staying in this lovely house, situated on a hilltop with a wondrous view. Yes, the pics are accurate. What a peaceful place, too. We agree with the reviews that highlight enjoying the patio. It also had everything we needed for our vacation. Nevermind that it was the perfect spot from which to easily explore the area and there are plenty of beautiful beaches to venture to nearby. So, we did go to Playa Sucia (Playuela), Balneario Boqueron, Buye Beach and to neighboring Lajas, to La Parguera. We recommend Mr. Special for groceries. Definitely get out for Cabo Rojo's seafood.

The owner, Arnaldo, is appreciatively, very thorough and has thought of what vacationers may need. Thanks for letting us rent your space.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! Yes, the house is located in a very centric location in the Beautiful coast of the municipality of Cabo Rojo. A great place of departure for a number of beaches, restaurants and other places, and activities, just North and South of our location. Beach hoping has never been easier. Close proximity to Nature Preserves also ensures a diversity of flora and wildlife to seek and explore. The Bioluminesence bay of La Parguera, just 30 minutes away, offers an enchanting Kayaking experience during the day with its many Mangrove canals full of exciting things to see and discover. And at night, the lively atmosphere of its waterfront community along with the impressive assortment of tours that can take you to explore one of the 3 Bioluminescence bodies of water in PR (out of a total of 5 in the entire Planet). The little and sleepy town of Boqueron, just 3-4 minutes away by car, comes alive during weekend nights with its many street Kiosks, many featuring typical Puerto Rican light dishes, seafood delicacies such as Shark, Mero, and Dorado Pinchos, clams, and ostiones (shells), lively Bars, and inviting Restaurants. All in a family friendly and secure atmosphere. A moment in time in this little piece of Heaven will remind you of words spoken so long ago: "When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise." - William Makepeace. There is a kind of Serenity at Casa Etienne, which is almost a Paradise! It reminds me of the words of Laurie Anderson: "Paradise is exactly like where you are right now... only much, much better.". We look forward to you... coming Home!
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Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Fall
17 Sep 2016 - 4 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
£519
for 3 nights
From
£139
£998
£3,643
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£542
for 3 nights
From
£147
£1,077
£3,869
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £44
Cleaning Fee £57
Refundable Damage Deposit £415

Rates do not include a charge for Electricity. Based on the past years data, guests paid an averaged of $8.00 to $10.00 a day.

Deposit is $550.00 for up to six days and 6 people. For 7 days or longer, the deposit is $750.00. Each additional person up to a maximum of 8 people will pay and additional $100.00 deposit.

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Deposit is refundable per the terms of our contract.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Puerto Rico in Caribbean

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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