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Rich or Barbara Brown

Member since: 2008
Speaks English

Quiet and Peaceful Villa Violette with Great Harbor Views

20 Reviews
People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Culebra - Villa Violette

3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 6-7)

Our house, Villa Violette, is located in a typical,residential island,neighborhood, is clean, quiet & peaceful.It has a three-bedroom apartment with living/dining room, full kitchen, bath, satellite TV, wireless and a deck with a BEAUTIFUL view of Ensenada harbor. The property is nicely landscaped with palm trees, periwinkle, hibiscus, oleander and many other trees and flowers.

The 3 bedrooms (one queen, one queen, and two twin beds) are air-conditioned and all rooms have ceiling fans. All linens (sheets, bath and beach towels), beach chairs, , laundry facility, gas grill, and a cooler are provided.

There is an attached two bedroom apartment downstairs.

The airport, ferry, markets and local restaurants are all within an easy 15-minute walk. Flamenco, Melones and Tamarindo beaches are all less than two miles away.

Extermination is professionally done on a monthly basis to maintain as 'critter' free an environment that you can expect for a Caribbean Island.

2 night minimum stay

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Rich or Barbara Brown (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks English

Reviews

4.8
based on 20 holidaymaker reviews

Quiet and Peaceful Villa Violette with Great Harbor Views
average rating of 4.8 based on 20 reviews
4

Amazing Property!

  • 4 of 5

After looking at options to stay in Culebra, PR we settled on Via Violette, and boy were we happy with our decision! The property is extremely well maintained, clean and centrally located near the town. We were able to utilize a cooler, some beach toys and chairs that the owners have graciously provided. We were extremely happy with the accommodations and loved the view from the top balcony. Thank you for providing such a wonderful stay for our family and we will definitely return to Via Violette again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cumming, Georgia, USA
5

A Great Vacation Rental.....again!

  • 5 of 5

This was our fifth visit to Villa Violette we think and it never disappoints. Everything was perfect as always. The villa itself is set in a wonderful location with a fantastic view of the Ensenada Sound.....boats coming and going during the day and at night a sky full of stars. It is close to all amenities from the ferry, to the airport, to the supermarket, to the most wonderful beaches, some of which were completely deserted. Brava and Resaca are both well worth the hikes down if you like a beautiful sandy beach to yourself!

For the first time, we rented a golf cart rather than a car. What a great way to see the island! Nothing is too far from the house so we found that we would drive to several different beaches during a day and come home to the lovely restful villa and garden for lunch...Several mornings, we also added early trips to Tamarindo to swim with the turtles. We felt honoured to be allowed to invade their waters and watch them eat and swim. The owners and manager were a pleasure to deal with and very attentive to our needs. Yes, we would definitely recommend this lovely villa as a place to visit and we can't wait for visit No. 6 in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
5

Excellent! As usual.

  • 5 of 5

Villa Violette is an excellent property. Ideally located, near the ferry port, airport, supermarkets, car rental companies and on the same side of the Island of the most beautiful beach in the world, Flamenco Beach. This time we rented the whole house and it was better than we could imagine. The house has an internal staircase to communicate both floors and everyone in our group was comfortable and very happy. We all hope to come back very soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place to stay on a wonderful island

  • 5 of 5

Culebra is a truly wonderful place and Villa Violette is an ideal place to stay while you are on the island. The house has great views of the harbor from both the upper (where we stayed) and lower levels. It is an easy walk to town to eat and there are a couple of descent restaurants closer by if you arrive later in the day or are worn out from snorkeling or spending time on the many beautiful beaches. All the rooms are equipped with ceiling fans and when my family of five stayed in March there was no need to turn on the air conditioning because the fans and the sea breezes were ideal for keeping the house comfortable. I do admit that my wife and I did turn on the air conditioning in our bedroom on the last night in order to get a good night sleep since the cacophony of rooster calls (very charming but also a little overwhelming) had begun to take its toll after three nights. My children, however, left their windows open since the sounds didn’t bother them as much. The owner is kind enough to provide ear plugs but if you are sensitive to sound and want to sleep with the windows open you may want to bring more heavy duty ear plugs or a white noise device. The upper level easily accommodated our family of five. We didn’t cook while we were there so I can’t vouch for the kitchen equipment. A quick perusal of the kitchen indicated the house was better equipped than some I rented but that it would be good to check with the owner ahead of time if you were planning something that requires special equipment. Having rented quite a few houses over the years in a wide variety of places I can say that Villa Violette represents one of the best values in house rentals that we have rented or seen. The owner was very pleasant and easy to deal with and was extremely responsive. He provided great advice about how best to enjoy the island and where to obtain provisions.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A wonderful place to stay in Culebra

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four loved Villa Violetta. We had the upstairs apartment. No one was renting the lower one. The photos of the inside while accurate don't do the rooms justice. The apartment was much nicer than what I was expecting from the website. The walls seem freshly painted and the views from the living room and deck are beautiful. Everything was absolutely clean. The owners communicated swiftly and clearly. They also provided very useful information about the island.The service while there was also excellent. When the grill's propane ran out , the caretaker came quickly to install a new one. The roosters and dogs are loud at night and in the early morning, so I did use the ear plugs provided. We spent our days snorkeling, body surfing and exploring the island's beaches( again- the owners informative material was very helpful) and ate our dinners out on the deck at night.

I would love to be able to return someday and would recommend Villa Violetta without reservation.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Texas, USA
5

PERFECT ISLAND GETAWAY!

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect house for our family. We stayed in the upper part of the house which had three bedrooms. It had only one bath, but that worked fine with our three teenage kids. The place is cuter than the photos. The couches/futon in the living room have been updated since the photos. The porch was large with a big table for eating outside or sitting in the morning with coffee watching the harbor....and yes, listening to the roosters. :-) They are loud as stated in other reviews, but it does give the place a unique island feel and even my husband (not a farm boy) said the first morning back home that he even missed the roosters. There are earplugs in the nightstand, which was a nice touch and helpful to those not thinking ahead. The room air conditioners drown out the roosters and the occasional dog barking, but the weather was so perfect, we only used them a couple hours before dawn if we wanted a little more sleep. Richard was VERY helpful before our travel (and during) answering my multiple questions and giving us detailed information on jeep rentals, restaurants, activities, etc. We went on a snorkeling tour (with Kayaking Puerto Rico) as well as on our own. Culebra Divers will give you a map circling good snorkeling locations and rent you snorkeling gear to go out on your own if you prefer. We walked several places and felt so relaxed it was a huge pity we had to leave. Villa Violette was located close to town, but not right in the middle of everything. The concrete fence and gated entry was nice and the lawn manicured well in comparison to other places. It was very comfortable and safe.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.75 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
1.75 Miles
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Wildlife Viewing

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Culebra, Puerto Rico

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2 night minimum stay
£298
for 2 nights
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£149
 

Additional pricing information

Note that the above $195.00 nightly rate is for 6 people . Rate is lower for 4 people or less . Special couple rate of $135.00per night. Weekly & monthly rates are reduced---check with us for a quote.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Culebra, Puerto Rico

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View ...
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • * 2 Queen Bed * 2Twin/Single Bed & futon in living room that works well for a child [7 th person ]
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
Notes:
Alternative Lifestyle. Ocean View. all bedrooms are air conditioned & rest of house has ceiling fans Great trade breezes

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