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Location, Location, Location!! This comfortable and affordable one-bedroom is conveniently located. Within 10 minutes you can get to the world-famous RAINFOREST El Yunque; the white-sand Luquillo BEACH; premier SHOPPING outlets; tasty RESTAURANTS; horseback riding and water sports. 20 minutes away is the ferry to the gorgeous Islands of Culebra and Vieques (they are to die for!). It's just 30 minutes to the San Juan PARTY scene.
If you just want to relax and veg out, this apartment has an air conditioner that works fabulously! It also has a TVs, DVD player for movies, Ipod player/radio. Plus a comfy recliner to rest your bones.
If you like to cook, the kitchen is fully equipped. If you just want to heat up food quick, there's a microwave.
There is also free Wi-fi.
Most important, the people are friendly and warm--and if you're looking for time just to be with yourself, they'll stay out of your way
In March 2016, my girlfriend and I stayed at Dan's Rio Grande condo. The size of the property worked for us, but I couldn't imagine trying to accommodate more than two people. The kitchen and bath were well stocked with dishes, towels, etc, and having a cooler and chairs for the beach was great. The air condition worked great. The hot water was decent in the bathroom but nonexistent in the kitchen.
The condo is located in a residential neighborhood that is extremely "rustic." Not all of the homes are maintained well, and we were awaken every morning by the crow of the neighbor's roosters. Nonetheless, we felt safe. We didn't mind the simplicity of our surroundings since we really only slept and ate breakfast there.
We rented a car from the airport--DEFINITLY rent a car. There's a ton to do in the vicinity of a short drive. Luquillo Beach and several food kiosks are about 15 minutes away. Also, the condo is about 25 minutes from the San Juan where we did a walking tour, played at the casino and partied at Club Brava. In the opposite direction, the condo is a convenient 30 minute drive from the Fajardo ferry to Culebra and Vieques.
Our biggest complaint is that we waited outside approximately an hour after a long flight before Dan arranged for someone to bring us the keys to the condo. Overall, our experience was pleasant.
Nice appartment. Clean, comfortable everything working. Friendly neighbourhood even if it looked kind of rough. Location was perfect, close to lot of places we wanted to visit. El younge, Luquillo beach, ferry to Culebra and boat taxi to Icacos. All well worth visiting. Good communication with owner and lady who let us in. Thank you very much.
This is a great little place to stay. My husband and I stayed there with our two young children, and it was so nice to have separate spaces (i.e. bedroom and living room), as opposed to the single room of a typical hotel. There are windows with thin curtains high on the wall between the living room and bedroom, which adds to the charm of the place but also lets some light from the living room into the bedroom. Our kids were still able to fall asleep regardless of that light, though, so it was no big deal. The kitchen had plenty of dishes and pots, the bathroom had lots of stuff left by previous guests like sunscreen and bug spray, and there were plenty of towels and extra blankets (if needed). As a nice bonus, there are lots of supplies you could take to the beach - beach towels, a couple camp chairs, an umbrella, and a cooler. This is a cozy little place with lots of great extras that you wouldn't get at a hotel - and at a price that is WAY less than hotels I found in the area!
The location is wonderful, too. It's a longer drive (30ish minutes) to San Juan, but much closer to El Yunque and the awesome Luquillo Beach. Since we did all of those things, it was nice to be close to two of the options! We did have to rent a car (per google reviews, though not through personal experience, do not rent one from E-Z Rent-a-car; multiple people said it's a scam as they were intentionally overcharged and delayed). Being out of San Juan, we were also close to local bakeries that make not only pastries but also breakfast pates and sandwiches - just look up any bakery and try it, every one we ate at was so tasty! The place also has lots of restaurant recommendations from the host and previous guests in a binder - be sure to check them out!
Finally, Dan is a very accommodating host! My husband and I stayed with our two young sons, and I asked if he had extra blankets so our 1-year-old could sleep on the rug or something - so Dan actually had his manager go buy a pack and play (small crib) for the place, so that we could use it!!! I was very impressed by that. He checked in (via email) and made sure we had whatever we needed. We are happy we stayed here.
my husband and I rented Dan's apartment for the Christmas Holiday. It was one of the best experiences we've had. The apartment itself was great! The location was perfect and the condo was equipped with all the amenities we needed. If you are looking for a real Puerto Rico experience I would def book this place. Thank you Dan and your family for all of your help with our stay. We could of not asked for a better time.
Most of us love to travel! But cost, are a major factor, in where we go! I had an idea one day, to go around all the resort, fancy places, that cater to your needs. I decided to be a bit more economical, and it paid off! I basically had a place to lay my head, we were gone most of the day! But, I enjoyed the simplicity, and relaxed way of life in town. Well located, easy access to anywhere, and the people were very helpful. I had some issues with my travel, but that disappeared once I got to my rental. It was very well stocked with everything imaginable... my wife already made plans to stay there again!
Like many I am not the type to stay in a resort type of atmosphere. Then I came upon this listing. I read the reviews, and actually was motivate to contact the renter! It was spectacular! I would definitely rent again from this listing! It was simple, no maid service, close to everything, and very well stocked with necessities. I actually miss my rented home, my wife already made plans to stay there again! We enjoyed the quiet, peaceful town, located near everything we wanted to do, and my family was not far from our destination.
Welcome to Puerto Rico!! This comfortable and affordable one-bedroom is conveniently located
--10 minutes from world-famous rainforest El Yunque
--10 minutes away from horseback riding, ATVing through jungle, and swimming in rivers
--15 minutes from white-sand Luquillo beach and all kinds of water sports
--15 minutes from premier shopping outlets (cheap shopping spree!)
--20 minutes from the ferry to the gorgeous islands of Culebra and Vieques (they are to die for!)
--30 minutes from San Juan party scene (get your boogie on)
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|Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest|
Note that there is a fully refundable $200 reservation fee that we have *never* had to withhold from anybody. We feel blessed that people have taken care of the apartment. Nevertheless, this fee is in place for our security so that people do not cancel last minute or break things in the apartment.
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