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Playa Azul - Private Beachfront House near El Yunque Rainforest

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


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.


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.


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.


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


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 a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

We chose this house because it was right on the water and the photos showed really great outdoor living. It worked out just as we dreamed I send just graduated from high school and loves to be in the water he brought his best friend along and the two of them literally spent two days just exploring the reef about 150 yards off the back porch. Our last night we ate fish the boys caught for dinner! As far as the house, We were a bit worried at first about the air conditioning being limited to the bedrooms but the bedrooms were nice and cool and the beds are super comfy and there's always an amazing breeze off the ocean that made the house if you like you were in the tropics. The house was well equipped and the property manager was really helpful at check in and check out! The location was really good! We spent first day at El Yunque and it is practically next door to the main road and this rental house!!!! We also found the drive to Fajrdro to be quick and easy! We rented a car and the airport was about 40 min so it was an easy drive to and from the house. If you get tired of cooking, we enjoyed the Lobster Kiosk at Loquillo beach! Also There is a Wyndham hotel up the street from the house so we visited there one evening for dinner and also to rent jet skis. If you do this self park, the valet is $27. I would highly recommend this house and loved the area! Wish I could buy a lot that is for sale on the street and have my own little paradise! Hope to come back to Puerto Rico Soon!
Jun 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Rio Grande in Zarzal

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 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
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • 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
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


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Playa Azul - Private Beachfront House near El Yunque Rainforest
average rating of 4.740741 based on 29 reviews

The home was wonderful and on the beach!

  • 4 of 5

The home was great! Clean, comfortable and with everything you needed for cooking and play. The beach was small but sandy. The water was shallow and calm out to the first reef which was 100 meters or so offshore. Great place to wade and snorkel with the kids and adults. Everything was functional and usable so overall quite fantastic. It was a bit out of the way but definitely worth the price!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Anthony: 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. Hope to see you and your guests soon
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Loved the stay

  • 4 of 5

The property is beautiful. You can't help but feel relaxed.

There were 6 of us, 3 couples and you never felt crowded. Plus we each got our own bathrooms.

The house had everything you need. Great location. Nice and quiet.

The main part of the house isn't air conditioned so it did get a little hot but all the bedrooms were, so you always had a place to cool down if you needed to.

The down side is that the sand fleas were relentless. So be sure to use the outside shower to rinse off after you come off the beach.

The kitchen had some bugs but not many. Just be sure to keep all of your food in the fridges and be sure to clean out the toaster before you use it.

The caretaker of the property, Jorge, was fantastic. He and his wife Pillar hosted us for supper one night and I highly recommend it to anyone. Fantastic meal with great company.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello David Thank you for your review. We are happy that you and your guests enjoyed everything our vacation rental has to offer. I hope to see you back soon Frances
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A Stay in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This home is perfectly situated for picturesque views and time outside. We enjoyed walking the beach, snorkeling in the reef out back, kayaking and swimming on the beach a short walk down the shore. There is wildlife galore. Every morning, we had coffee with the lizards on the porch while watching the Grackles and marine birds (Egrets, Pelicans, terns and more) catch their breakfast. We saw a wide variety of fish and crabs, some just from the beach. Sunrises are spectacular and the house is close to the rain forest and the fabulous beach in Luquillo and it is less than an hour from Old San Juan. But, the porch is so nice, you may not want to leave. There are screens, so mosquitoes stay outside. The chairs in the dining room and the beds are high off the ground, which may be a challenge for senior citizens, but the house is comfortable inside. If you want a relaxing place away from the hustle and bustle, this is it. The sunrises and night sky are not to be missed.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so happy that your were able to enjoy everything our "little piece of paradise" has to offer. We take each and every review to heart and make sure that we do everything we can to accommodate our guests. Thank you for being excellent guests. Please come back and see us soon. Frances and Benny
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sandwich nh

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: 21-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear William: 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. In the future, please call us immediately with any issues. We have an AC technician on call for those unforeseen situations. We hope to see you and your family visit again soon Thank you again, Frances and Benny P.S. The AC issue in the second bedroom has been resolved. Hope to see you soon
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Blairsville, Georgia

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: 08-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: 24-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £111.65

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.