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Spacious, beautiful, 50 ft to best beach, Ocean Park neighborhood

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3BR/3BA,large, comfy,kitchen, lvg, dining area, 2 terraces, private, safe

Entire 2nd floor (1500 sq ft) of a gorgeous two story Spanish style villa in a perfect location just 50 feet to the best beach in San Juan in Ocean Park neighborhood, blocks from 6+ great restaurants, 10 min. to airport and Old San Juan. Beautifully furnished with private entrance, 3 bedrooms/3 full bathrooms (6 beds, two sofa beds), fully equipped galley kitchen, 2 beautiful outdoor terraces, 2 large living spaces each with a sofa bed. High quality linens & towels. 24 hour security guards patrol the neighborhood.

(Strict rule: No loud music/no loud partying. Not suitable for bachelor parties, etc.)

The base price is for four people. Each additional person is $50/night/person.

More Details

Carmen Bassin
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Carmen Bassin

We bought and renovated this property in 2012 and either live here or rent both floors. It's a wonderful house, incredible location and we enjoy sharing the experience with our guests.

Carmen Bassin purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Carmen Bassin chose Ocean Park

Ocean Park is one of the oldest, most unique neighborhoods in San Juan. Running parallel to the Atlantic, our house is just 50 feet from the best beach in San Juan. We are a few blocks from all urban conveniences, quiet and safe, convenient, spacious and comfortable. It is a wonderful lifestyle and ideal for your vacation.

What makes this apartment unique

Our quiet Ocean Park neighborhood is one of the oldest in the metropolitan San Juan area and yet within walking distance to the beach, many restaurants, bars, convenience stores, pharmacies, grocery stores, etc. Uber is very popular and easy to hail if you have the app.

Tourists and locals mingle at the many restaurants and bars within just blocks of the house but our street is quiet. Plus we are 20 steps from the best beach in San Juan.

Our house is a perfect base from which to explore San Juan and the rest of the island or just to hang out and enjoy a string of beach days. You will love it here.

We recovered beautifully from the hurricanes and have a household generator and back up water tanks for the occasional power and water outage. We have always had a private 24/7 security guard company patrolling the neighborhood.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Ocean Park in Santurce

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , This is a full bathroom in the hallway accessible to all.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • We have three bathrooms all with showers. Bedrooms 2 & 3 have their own full, private bathrooms. There is a full bathroom in the hallway accessible to all.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 3 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , This bunk bed has 3 twins, a ceiling fan and ac.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed , This room has a ceiling fan, ac and full bathroom.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , This room has ac,ceiling fan,full bath,opens to terrace
    living room sofa beds - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , there are two futon sofa beds, one in each living room
  • Books
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
We use high quality linens and towels and the kitchen is nicely equipped.


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(21 traveller reviews)

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Spacious, beautiful, 50 ft to best beach, Ocean Park neighborhood
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
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Would recommend this house for everyone

  • 5 of 5

The location was perfect and having three bathrooms was excellent with five females in the party. It was very clean and except for one air conditioner not working well I have no complaints Conditions in Puerto Rico are not back to normal so sporadic outages were expected

  • Review Submitted: 20-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review! And so sorry about the AC. It has been completely replaced. Recovery from the hurricane is ongoing and we really appreciated you choosing us. Hope to see you again someday!!
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Relaxing, authentic experience steps from the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 7 loved Casa Marquesa! It combines the best of local living with the added benefit of having the beach a few steps away! The beach was wonderful, clean, safe, and our children loved the surf. Our last night, my husband and I ate on the beach at Pamela's (amazing food!), and walked back barefoot to home.

We are Texans, used to the heat, but have always lived in air-conditioning. It was amazing how quickly we adjusted to the fresh air and breezes that flow through the house, even in the July heat! The bedrooms still have A/C, so we were able to cool down and still hunker under the covers during the night. We all miss the fresh air now that we are back home.

Casa Marquesa has been lovingly restored. The original tile floors charmingly change from room to room, the furnishings and beds are very comfortable, and the kitchen is efficient.

Carmen and Hunter were wonderful, helpful hosts. They steered us to the right restaurants and tours, helped us out with a luggage issue, and were quick to bring in some needed items. They provide beach chairs for the beach, as well as making sure both patios have plenty of seating. We were both welcomed on arrival and sent off. A few weeks before arriving, I asked Carmen about finding a local chef to cook us a traditional dinner. She found us Gato, who turned out to be an amazing cook who taught me on our first night how to make some traditional PR dishes, as well as filled us in on local living. It was the best meal of our trip and made us immediately *know* we were in Puerto Rico.

Ocean Park is a great little neighborhood. We were able to walk around to the various restaurants, as well as walk to the nearby Walgreens. There is a Supermax a little bit further down the road, but they will provide transportation back with your groceries, something our first Uber driver didn't tell us about. :) Speaking of Uber, it was super easy to use and we only rented a car one day to go El Yunque.

I really can't think of a better location in Puerto Rico!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved loved loved this place!!

  • 5 of 5

This place exceeded our expectations! Very clean, loved the balconies and LOVED it was so close to the beach!!!! Hunter and carmen were very nice and very informative of things to do in the area! Would definitely stay here again if we make our way back to this area!! 😊

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, location, location!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Marquesa is great! The neighborhood was quiet and clean and felt very safe as we saw security patrolling very often. The apartment is very lovely and spacious. There were 6 of us and with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms we had more than enough room. It was clean and comfy and having air conditioning was key as the temperature was warm and humid. Being so close to the beach was great and it almost felt like our own private beach as it was not crowded at all. The apartment was within walking distance of some great restaurants and we found using Uber super convenient going to locations that required driving. Carmen was very easy to communicate and a pleasure to deal with; both Carmen and Hunter made us feel very welcome and we hope to come back soon!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well-kept and roomy ocean-front amenity-rich property

  • 5 of 5

We were thrilled to be greeted by Carmen and Hunter as our family of six arrived on a Saturday evening. After a thorough tour of the facility we grabbed the provided beach chairs and boogie boards and stepped out onto the gorgeous beach on the warm tropical Atlantic Ocean. Our four year old grandson absolutely fell in love with the beach; especially the waves. Carmen's restaurant recommendations were spot on. With her advice on where to go we spent two days in Old San Juan and another day exploring the Island of Puerto Rico. We meandered the highways of Puerto Rico to the Arecibo Radio Telescope and enjoyed learning about its history and getting closer to where and how the natives lived. We spent three full days and parts of every other day we were there enjoying the beaches. Carmen's facility was very comfortable and homey. It easily accommodated the six of us with three separate bedrooms, a dining room, kitchen/laundry and two balconies; one with an ocean view. We highly recommend this facility to anyone who wants a clean, safe, comfortable and roomy setting to enjoy the history and culture of Puerto Rico.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fit the Bill

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely enjoyed our stay! We were comfortable with our large group at Carmen and Hunter's home. It fit all our needs as a group of 8. It was a great location with beautiful outdoor spaces. It's close to many restaurants, bars, and shops all while remaining residential. We hope to come back here again and we would definitely recommend La Casa Marquesa!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Aeropuerto Luis Muñoz Marin (SJU)
Nearest Beach
20 second walk
Car: not necessary

An ideal location!! This large, beautiful and comfortable 2nd floor apartment in our Spanish villa sits on a safe and quiet corner of the wonderful neighborhood of Ocean Park which runs parallel to the Atlantic Ocean.

A 20 second walk lands you on the nicest beach in San Juan while a less than five minute walk gets you to over 6 great restaurants. A few minutes more will get you to several others.

We are a gated community with 24 hour security guards.

We have excellent fiber optic delivered WiFi.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Ocean Park, Puerto Rico

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

extra guest £37.75 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £59.65
Cleaning £94.38 + Tax

NOTE: Groups over 4 charged $50/person/night.
No Bachelor Parties. No loud music. No loud parties.
Cancellation policy: no refunds
Credit card fees will apply: 2.9% to be paid in cash upon arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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