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Paradise on Private Beach near El Yunque Rainforest, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Secluded house right on your private beach

Charming Private Tropical 3 bedroom/3 bath Beach house located in the heart of major tourist attractions.

You will enjoy a quiet, breezy and usually sunny stay. The beach is just steps away. This area is protected by a barrier reef so it makes it very safe for snorkeling, sea shell picking and walk in the shallow waters.

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION:

This house is located within 5-10 minutes to great restaurants, grocery stores, golf, shopping and casinos. Rio grande, Puerto Rico is only a 30 minute drive to the San Juan Airport on Route 66.

SPACIOUS INSIDE AND OUT

The house sits on just over 1/2 acre of privately fenced in land. Totally secured with an alarm system and shutters. Sleep in comfort with Split A/c Units in all three bedrooms. Ocean breeze, ceiling fans and floor fans keep you comfortable thru out the remainder of the house. In keeping with the comforts of home, there is a laundry room with a washer and dryer for your use.

Also for the cooking enthusiast, we offer an outdoor kitchen along with the indoor kitchen.

MAJOR TOURISTS ATTRACTIONS NEARBY

El Yunque Rain forest is a short drive across the road where you can enjoy great hiking trails to waterfalls, tropical plants, beautiful views and more as you walk or drive through this tropical paradise. Stop along the way and enjoy tasty typical foods and shop for local artist crafts. You can enjoy the Bio luminescent bay at night, Zip-lining and horse back riding during the day to name a few.

Carabali Park. Luquillo Beach and its Kiosks are a 5 minute car ride where you will find a combination of fine dining and quick, delicious bites to eat.

Just a 30 minute drive to the ferry rides to charming Vieques with its breathtaking views and beautiful Culebra Island home to Flamenco Beach which has been voted 1 of the top 3 most beautiful beaches in the world

TOTAL RELAXATION

Prepare to totally disconnect from the real world and enjoy this Tropical Relaxing Retreat.

More Details

Property Manager
Frances & Benny
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 March, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Perfect quiet & secluded. Great security! All the comforts from home.

Very shallow beach but so fun to walk to the reef wall and discover nature on the way. Liked it so much we are re-booking!!
Dec 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Zarzal in Río Grande

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • All bedrooms have split a/c units for your sleeping comfort
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
Notes:
A Private Chef and/or a Personal Masseuse by the Beach can be provided upon your request for an additional fee. Wifi not available at this time

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(24 traveller reviews)

Paradise on Private Beach near El Yunque Rainforest, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 25 reviews
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5

We had a blast.

  • 5 of 5

The house was really nice and clean. Everything worked well. We had ac issues in one of the bedrooms by the kitchen.

The beach out front is good for snorkeling in certain areas. We saw lots of fish octopus /squid urchins etc. You can walk down the beach if you want to just swim.

We tried to get out to Culebra via the ferry but got there to late(7:15) lines were very long and we were told that we probably won't be able to get on.

The outdoor kitchen and grill were really useful. There is also a refrigerator out there.

Oh end also El yunque is worth a trip. LA Mina Falls were great. Fresh water dip, but again get there early. I did a loop hiked in at the first entrance and went past the falls and came out at the Colorado picnic area and walked down the road back to the car. It does not take as long as the maps in the park say.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Blairsville, Georgia
5

3rd time renter

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd time renting this property. We loved the property from day one. The owners have continuously updated the property year after year. We not only get excited to stay at this fabulous vacation rental but look forward to seeing and enjoying the improvements that have been made. We enjoy the privacy without feeling isolated. The house is always spotless and because it is totally screened in it is for the most part bug less as well. My family is always looking forward to our visits. The property manager is very well informed and an amazing chef. He prepared the most amazing home cooked meal for a reasonable fee. Sunrises and Moonrises are always spectacular along with star gazing. The beach directly behind the house is more of a sea shell picking type of beach but a short walk along the sand, you come up to rolling waves and swimming.

Year after year, we love this house even more.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Florida
5

Second Time Renter

  • 5 of 5

This is our 2nd time renting this home and again we were not disappointed. The view is spectacular (there was a full moon during this visit and it was just stunning). The home was perfect, clean, comfortable and the bedding was clean and crisp. However we spent most our trip outdoors, whether it was in the water or enjoying the sea breeze from the covered patio. My favorite spot was the hammock, my husbands was the bbq grill, which by the way theres an full outdoor kitchen where you will find the bbq grill, beach chairs, water shoes in all sizes and some snorkeling equip. The outdoor area was welll maintained and no wild dogs to be seen. Didn't see any roaches or insects as another renter mentioned and found the furniture to be comfortable and clean for a rental home. The house is screened throughout which keeps mosquitoes and insects away.

As with our previous visit the owners are always very responsive and attentive to any requests we had. Thanks again for a perfect vacation, look forward to returning next year

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Miami Springs Fla
5

My Dream

  • 5 of 5

Have you every dreamed of being on a beautiful deserted island on the beach sitting in your lounge chair drinking a margaritas then this is that place! It was everything I thought it would be beautiful sun and sunset. Where you take long walks ,sit and listen to the waves. When the tide was low you could sit in the water and do my favorite thing finding sea shells. I lived outside with beach, patio furniture and outdoor kitchen just went in the house to sleep basically. Found the house to be efficient and comfortable. With the house being all screened in had no problem with mosquitoes ,roaches or insects of any kind.I hardly cooked went out to the restaurants and enjoyed every minute of the authentic Puerto Rican food. I can't wait to go back to see Puerto Rico and everything it offers and the beach house with those beautiful sunsets that just took my breath away. This place was everything the website said it was and the pictures did not lie!

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Grace: Thank you for your great review and for being great guests. We are so glad that you enjoyed all that our beach house has to offer. We look forward to hosting you and your family again next year. Frances and Benny
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Florida
5

Girls Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

It was a wonderful few days. The beach house was exactly as described on the website, so no one should be surprised by anything upon their arrival. Walking into the place felt like home, very clean and the accommodations were great. Every morning we packed the cooler with drinks and snacks and just sat in the ocean relaxing enjoying the beautiful weather. We did go to some great restaurants in the area and did a bit of sightseeing. Mainly we stayed on the property. It felt like paradise. Good friends, good food, and nothing but the sound of the waves. What more could you ask for. We plan on making this an annual getaway.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: My Response Dear Carie: Thank you for your great review and for being great guests. We are so glad that you enjoyed all that our beach house has to offer. We look forward to hosting you and your friends again next year. Frances and Benny Edit your Response
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4

Family vacation on the beach

  • 4 of 5

Mom, Dad, and 3 adult (25+) kids had a great vacation. Property manager Jorge was very friendly and helpful. The house was spacious with everything needed. Agree with other reviews that house and contents are old and well worn. Not really an issue since spent all time enjoying outside except sleeping. Third bathroom is tiny and toilet so close to wall that a big person cannot sit on it. We did have a handful of big cockroaches in the 3rd bedroom and bathroom. I have to say on this note that it is overpriced.

Views of the ocean are beautiful. Distracting from this is the chain link fence that you have to look through when sitting on the patio. Seems like all houses here have one so can't avoid in this area. The beach is course sand with lots of old coral and it is also littered with an abundance of seaweed. We actually borrowed a rake from Jorge to clean a small area for our own enjoyment. I stopped raking when I started to sweat and immediately ran to rehydrate (another Heineken :)).

It would have been nice to have use of the 2 kayaks that are sitting in the locked garage. Also, there is no WiFi. Again, for the rental price these should be provided.

The house and area are very quiet and relaxing. Good for those of us who like to take it easy. We did hike the rain forest to the La Mina waterfall which was beautiful. The kids explored more of the island finding natural swimming holes, waterfalls, and caves. We also did old San Juan - very fun. A car is necessary to get about.

We had a great trip and thank the owner and Jorge for everything.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Bernard: Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at our little piece of paradise. We are happy that you and your family enjoyed everything our vacation rental has to offer. We take all reviews serious and strive to make our guests stay as comfortable as possible. Therefore, we apologize for any inconveniences you and your family may have had during your stay. Thank you for bringing to our attention areas in which we can improve. Thank you for being great guests and for all of your suggestions. We hope to see you and your family visit again soon Thank you again, Frances and Benny
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Juan Luis Munoz Marin Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Richie's Cafe
Nearest Ferry
12.6 Miles
Catch the Ferry from Fajardo to Culebra or Vieques
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Rio Mar Wyndham Resort and Golf
Nearest Motorway
3.2 Miles
PR - 3
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Antojitos
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Zarzal, Puerto Rico

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£892
for 3 nights
From
£257
From
£305
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,114
 

Additional pricing information

One Time Cleaning £120
Refundable Damage Deposit £400
Tax Rate 9.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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