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Beach House with Access to Private Beach

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This beautiful beach house, located in an area called Brenas, is 100ft from a secluded, semi-private cove which enjoys a quarter of a mile of white sandy beach. The cove/beach is ideal for swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, paddle-boarding, jogging, or simply sunbathing. To encourage you to take advantage of these opportunities, the house rental includes (at no extra cost) , kayaks, snorkeling equipment, floaties, boogie boards, etc.. The house consists of two floors. The upper floor comprises the sleeping area and has 4 bedrooms: a Master bedroom with a king-size bed; a 2nd bedroom with a queen bed; a 3rd bedroom with a double bed; and a 4th bedroom with two bunk beds which sleeps four. There is a small balcony on the 2nd floor, great for relaxing after an active day. The lower floor is an open plan area, with a kitchen, dining room, family room, and reading area. Outside there are two tables that seat ten people, a hammock (between two palm trees), and a gas barbecue. The Terrace overlooks the Dorado Beach Hotel golf course.

Brenas has been a well-kept secret of vacation-house-rental aficionados for the past 20 years. Renters love the beauty and privacy of the cove and beach, but also know that they are only a short drive away from a wide variety of great neighborhood restaurants, and only a slightly longer drive to the nightlife of San Juan.

Keywords: Beach House

More Details

diane maldonado
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Apr 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Dorado Beach Resort & Club in Higuillar

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Golf Course Front
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Bunk Bed , sleeps 4 ( very comfortable twin mattress )
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (2) 4 twins
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • 4 bicycles
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
Satellite Internet Connection,


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Beach House with Access to Private Beach
average rating of 4.975 based on 42 reviews

Always Feel Like Coming Home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property 3 years ago, loved it and couldn't wait to come back. With our trip days always being scheduled around Easter (busy time for the beach), we weren't able to get the house again until this year. As soon as we walked in, it felt like home again. Diane has done upgrades and improvements to the property but we still knew were to find things and if we couldn't, we had access to the answers 24/7 via text or phone.

Diane was on travel out of Puerto Rico when we got there so her good friend, Debbie, got us into the house and made sure we had everything taken care of until Diane came back. As soon as Diane got back to Puerto Rico, she was at the house checking on us and anything we might need. The house comes with first aid and basic essentials like sunscreen, bug spray, and cleaning supplies so all you have to do is go to the Amigo Supermarket when you get there, buy some groceries and you can cook or make sandwiches for a day at the beach. We had a large group so eating out wasn't an easy task but were able to make quick meals with everything provided and the grill outside.

The views are spectacular and watching the sunset over the golf course sitting on the patio was my favorite place to be in the evening. The only thing missing was the golf cart which we had 3 years ago but wasn't available this year; however, that was a courtesy provided by Diane so no fault that it wasn't there. Bikes are now available which is much healthier for us than riding around on the golf cart :)

Thanks Diane and Debbie for a relaxing and cozy atmosphere to unwind with our family in Puerto Rico and traveling from the states.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutley Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week after our wedding, it was absolutely amazing. The house was the perfect place to relax after a hectic wedding weekend. The villa is so breezy and open, perfect for relaxing and hosting friends and family. The beach is right there, we didn't have to be in a rush or worry about planning, we could just walk out the door and jump right into the ocean, if we needed something the villa was just a few steps away. There is a supermarket and plenty of shops near by so its easy to get groceries or some take out. Diane is the best and made sure to help us with anything we needed, she also has the house decked out with all the beach gear you could ever need and bikes for riding around and exploring. I can't say enough about how great our stay was, Diane's villa really is a gem all you have to do is show up, unwind and enjoy.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly as described

  • 5 of 5

This house was absolutely gorgeous! We enjoyed every minute of it! The private beach was amazing, the water was warm and the beach was so clean. The house had so much space. We cooked and grilled and the doors that open up all around the house make for such and indoor/outdoor feel. It is centrally located between the caves and the rain forest and a short ride to Old San Juan. We had absolutely no complaints, everything was perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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beautiful and amazing

  • 5 of 5

Diane is such a wonderful host.. From a beautiful Christmas tree and homemade eggnog , amazing ! Plenty of room for 7 of us, everything we needed and more !! Loved the patio after a long day of sightseeing ! Took advantage of all the snorkeling gear kayak and paddleboard and so much more!! Diane was so helpful and stayed in contact with us the entire stay... House is hour drive to old San Juan and rainforest, caves, observatory. Diane we thank you for having us and for a great vacation we will not forget !! We will be back !! Your house is nothing less than AMAZING !!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

This house was everything everyone has said and more. We had plenty of space for 2 adults and 4 teenagers. The location is just right, not too far from everything, whether you are traveling east or west. And the beach was spectacular. Every time we went down (a one minute walk), we had the place to ourselves.

Diane was a lovely host. She gave us recommendations for restaurants and activities. She checked in with us by texting and answered any questions we had. Plus there are three binders with recommendations and reviews of area restaurants and activies from previous renters. That was extremely helpful. All the beach toys were great: masks and snorkels, paddle board, kayak and more for big kids and little ones along with bikes.

The kitchen is small but fully stocked with everything you need to make a great meal and there is a gas grill. There are several grocery stores nearby. Take advantage of the roadside stands for fresh mangos and pineapples. We even grilled some of the pineapple. Yum.

We had a wonderful time in Puerto Rico and this house added the extra "wow" factor I wanted for our family vacation. I would highly recommend this property and Diane to anyone looking for the perfect place to stay. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, welcoming island home

  • 5 of 5

While I had seen the pictures on VRBO and read the wonderful reviews, our experience was even better than I ever hoped! The house is beautiful, and we loved opening all the doors and windows and letting the trade winds blow through, cooling the downstairs (all the upstairs bedrooms are air-conditioned). We also loved the patio and spent virtually all of our "at home" time there when we we were not on the beach. Diane is the most hospitable, kind host! I loved all the special touches like the fresh flowers she placed throughout the house! Our boys (ages 24, 22, and 18) love going out for dinner, but they loved the house and patio so much that we ended up cooking (actually grilling!) three out of the five nights we were there! We also enjoyed the kayaks, paddle board, and snorkeling equipment! We loved our catamaran excursion to Culebra (recommended by Diane), but our sons just wanted to stay at our beach on the last day! One of my favorite times was walking on the beach every morning and picking up sea glass! The boys did not turn on the TV a single time during our entire vacation. It was one of the best family times we have ever had! I hope we will have the opportunity to return in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Dorado Beach Resort & Club, Puerto Rico

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4 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £139.14
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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