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Beautiful Condado Beachfront Studio,Next to Marriot, Renovated

Bedrooms Studio
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


Minimum Stay
5 nights

About the property

Condo, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2) On the Beach

Contemporary and spacious, Stella Maris 7C is an elegant studio apartment overlooking beautiful Condado Beach. Condominium Stella Maris is ideally located between the San Juan Marriot Resort and Stellaris Casino and the La Concha Renaissance Resort a few blocks to the west. The seventh floor location allows for spectacular views but is still low enough for you to be lulled to sleep by the surf at night. A full wall of sliding glass doors on the ocean side (facing North) opens up to a small balcony to enjoy the tropical breezes and fantastic ocean view. The black-out curtains will allow you to sleep late in the morning or nap mid-day. You get a nice view looking back to the city as you enter or depart the apartment.

The approximately 400 sq. ft. studio apartment has air conditioning and a ceiling fan. For much of the year there is enough tropical breeze blowing in that you won’t require either. There is a comfortable king size foam-topped bed. The living area has a cozy love seat and dining area looking out at the sea.

The kitchen has a 2 burner glass cooktop, microwave, toaster, blender, small toaster oven and coffee maker. It is fully equipped with plenty of glasses, silverware, pots, pans and utensils.

The apartment has a wall mounted swivel, 40' flat screen cable television and a DVD player. Wifi is provided free of charge. The alarm clock is also an ipod docking station. All linens and towels are provided, including beach towels. There are sand chairs for the beach as well as a small cooler. There is an iron and an ironing board. A coin-operated laundry room is on the ground floor. There is also a hair dryer in the newly renovated travertine tiled bathroom.

Each floor has a separate key for the elevator and another for the stairwell which helps to ensure both security and privacy. The well-maintained twelve story condominium is separated from the beach by only a decorative cement wall. A designated space in the gated parking area might be available ($10 per night) when arrangements are made at booking time. There is also limited on street parking and several parking lots nearby.

Tours out on the island can be arranged by the concierge desk at the Marriott Hotel, next door. Wind surfing, jet skiing, deep sea fishing, and scuba diving are all available in the metropolitan area. A cyber cafe and several gyms are within the neighborhood. Virtually any activity you'd expect at a seaside resort can be found in San Juan!

All you should need to bring with you is your clothing and your smile. The sun, surf and tropical breezes are all provided free. Anything else can be purchased from Walgreens, a block away on the corner, or from several small convenience stores nearby. A well-stocked, larger grocery store is about a 15 minute walk or 3 minute drive.There is a 5 night minimum requirement and the calendar is updated daily. Please check it for availability.

A 5 night minimum stay is required.

Keywords: Condado, San Juan, renovated, beachfront, studio, immaculate, ocean view, king size bed, contemporary, relaxing, vacation rental

More Details

Property Manager
Eric Brahm
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2017

About Eric Brahm

I have been employed for the last decade as an airline flight attendant. I have lived in Puerto Rico for more than 30 years, residing in Stella Maris since 1990. I love living in San Juan which has a nice mix of beach and city and enjoys almost perfect weather the entire year long. I live in the same building as the rental which allows me to attend quickly to any issues that arise. I strive to provide the level of service that I would like to receive if I were renting form someone else.

Why Eric Brahm chose San Juan

I chose to live in Condominium Stella Maris primarily for location. You simply can not beat the view and being on the beach at the end of Condado Avenue, we are right in the heart of things.

The building has 11 floors and has a neighborly feel to it.

The glass windows and balcony almost make you feel as if you were out at sea on a cruise ship. The waves lapping the beach lull you to sleep and the breeze blowing in is soothing and comforting.

What makes this condo unique

Almost anything you want to do is accessible by foot. There are a multitude of restaurants in the neighborhood, from fast food to five star and shops from Cartier to Walgreens. For exercise you can swim in the ocean, stroll around the lagoon or go to one of several gyms nearby. The place can be either peaceful and relaxing or there is plenty of lively action in the casinos and clubs in the area..

I like to stroll around the Condado lagoon in the early morning to get exercise and fresh air.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Condado, Puerto Rico

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 7
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
There is a 5 night minimum requirement.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(63 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Condado Beachfront Studio,Next to Marriot, Renovated
average rating of 5.0 based on 63 reviews

Beautiful condo on the beach

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I first time in Puerto Rico and rented this beautiful condo. Condo pics are exactly what you get in the place. Nicely decorated. View from the deck is of the ocean...listening to the waves roll in.

Condo is close to shopping and restaurants, all a short walk away. Uber costs $4 to $10 most anywhere in San Juan.

Will definitely stay here again on our next trip to Puerto Rico.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review. I am glad you had a nice vacation. You were perfect guests and I would love to have you back any time, in this apartment or in my other rental 2 floors below.
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Apartment had a 5 Star Feeling at a 3 Star Price

  • 5 of 5

VRBO limits no. of chars. so I cannot say all the good things I want to say but I will do what I can.

My wife and I have stayed in this building 4 years in row. Staying in a place that touches the beach still seems a dream. The landlords have pampered us and the maintenance superintendent, George, always greats us with a smile, answers questions and brightens each day.

Eric has made this apartment very beautiful and has paid attention to detail, I think, sometimes beyond the 5-star level. My incomplete detail list follows:

Unexpected Supplies:

--Beach chairs

--Beach towels

--Body surfing boards

--Sun tan lotion

--Insect spray

--Flash light next to the bed.

--Spare AA and AAA batteries.

--Power strip on each side of the bed for chargers, alarm clock, etc.

Well-designed small kitchen:

--Glass top stove allows alternate use of cooking space when off.

--Fold down table is absolutely ingenious:

----Provides alternate counter space and catch all space.

----Bottled water, etc. can be stored under it.

----Waste basket fits under it.

--Plenty of outlets for coffee maker, toaster, etc.

--Under cabinet lighting puts light where you want it without waking your spouse.

--Overhead kitchen light has dimmer.

--Sink is small as possible to maximize counter space but deep and very adequate.

--We found everything we needed in pots and pans, dishes, glasses, utensils, etc.

--Even clothes pins to hold chip bags closed or holding a beach towel to dry in the wind.

A clever roll around dressing bench that becomes a coffee table if you store the cushion on the back of the couch.

My, very-picky-about-beds, wife loved everything about the king size bed, including the foam pad and the pillows.

The combination of open door, bathroom window adjustment, and very nice ceiling fan for air movement as well as the air conditioner as far away from the bed a possible made air in the apartment perfect. We only turned on the air conditioner to hear the TV but even with the doors closed the ceiling fan was usually enough to make the air perfect.

Drawer space and closet space were plentiful. Especially since we brought fewer things knowing that the building has a very nice laundry. (HE soap)

The bathroom had a very nice shower that was easy to get in and out of for us. (Retirement age +)

--Shower was instantly ready from the tank-less water heater.

--Adjustable shower head on flexible hose.

Supplies like paper products, soap , light bulbs, were there.

The apartment seems practically perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate the time and effort to write such a thorough, well thought out and complimentary review. Thanks again for being such great guests. I hope you return soon.
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Couldn't be better.

  • 5 of 5

We are annual renters at this rental because we get to sleep, eat, hang-out, & rest with the ocean waves, sounds, & smells, just yards from the floor to ceiling glass doors that open to a juliet balcony. We've rented for past 5-6 yrs from this owner & truly, he could not be better: responds quickly to any & all calls, texts, questions, requests; the building has a awesome maintenance & cleaning staff (& we are finicky-clean freaks!). We stay in rentals 2-4 x per year, & no one comes close to the experience we have @this location, w/rental & owner/manager.

P.S. If u forget or need something; chances are u'll find it in the VERY well-stocked drawers & cupboards, + all the clean high quality linens u want.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay in Condado area

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for a week in 7C at Stella Maris and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. I think we are ruined for ever staying at a hotel again, at least in San Juan. Plenty of space for 2 people in the apartment, big shower, comfortable bed, clean, great location and everything you could need from beach chairs and towels to kitchen items. We slept almost every night with the balcony doors open to enjoy the ocean breeze and sound of the waves. I would recommend this place to any couple visiting the area we were sad to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our Happy Place!

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd year staying at the Stella Maris, and our 2nd year renting 7C from Eric. Every year we come, we are more and more tempted to never leave. You cannot beat the location. The Stella Maris complex is steps away from top rated restaurants, shopping, CVS & the local market. It is located right on the beach (literally the closest building to the shore) over looking the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

This condo is safe, clean, well maintained, and newly renovated with modern decor. Floor to ceiling windows allow for panoramic views of the ocean while you are cooking, sitting on the couch or lying in bed. Lying in bed, looking out the window, actually feels like you are lying on the beach! We slept every night with the doors open being lulled to sleep by the cool ocean breeze and crashing waves.

The tenants living in this building are always pleasant, and Jorge, the building manager, is always on site and eager to help with any issues you may have. Eric, the owner, is easy to reach in case you have any questions and more than happy to accommodate you.

We can't wait to return to our home away from home. We are already booked for 2017!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words. I have your dates held and look forward to your next visit.
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A perfect place to stay while in San Juan!

  • 5 of 5

This awesome place on a beautiful beach was everything it was advertised to be and more! You are right on the beach with grocery stores and lots of restaurant choices nearby. That, along with a quick and easy bus or Uber trip to Old San Juan makes this a perfect location. The studio condo was perfect as well. It was equipped with everything we needed. We would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Condado Beach
Car: not necessary

Puerto Rico has a beautiful beaches all along the coastline which offer the opportunity for swimming, snorkeling, surfing, and sunbathing in some gorgeous settings with perfect weather the whole year long. There are several bio-luminescent bays which are a must see activity.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Condado, San Juan

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Nightly Rate
6 Mar 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Nightly Rate
9 Apr 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £56
Refundable Damage Deposit £160

An assigned parking space might be available if arranged in advance at a rate of $10 per evening.

A 25% booking deposit secures the rental. The balance is due 30 days prior to arrival.

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