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Currently unavailable / Beautiful sister property at Miami Beach 699979 OPEN

33 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday home in Dania Beach - LA VILLA ALEGRE

This is your Florida Vacation home.

Currently under renovation. Visit our sister property in Miami beach 699979




Welcome home - Bienvenido a casa - Bienvenue à la maison - Casa de boas-vindas

This is a beautiful marina-front one bedroom duplex. Your 'HOME AWAY FROM HOME' is facing Cozy Cove Marina which features the newly renovated Historic Dockers Restaurant & Pub over looking some extraordinary yachts.

Dania Beach is a small quaint town, nestled between two vibrant and world renown cities; Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

We are just a mile and a half from the beach and the Dania Beach pier which includes a great ocean side restaurant. The pier is specifically prepared for those who enjoy fishing. The refreshing, sparkling blue Atlantic Ocean waters are outstanding for a soothing dip, while the sandy white beaches are awesome for barbecuing with the family and sunbathing.

You will find that this cozy modern vacation home is a great relaxing retreat. We are walking distance to an array of antique boutiques, souvenir stores, and world famous restaurants such as; Jaxson's Ice Cream Parlor featured on The Food Network and Good Morning America. The popular Dairy Belle Ice Cream Shoppe, which offers great fast food and French Canadian specialties cooked to order. Jimmie's Chocolates & Cafe, and Las Vegas Cuban Cuisine.

Your cozy one bedroom suite can accommodate four people. It has a fully equipped kitchen with all utensils if you decide to stay in and make a home cooked meal. Your private parking is right in front of your door and can accommodate two cars with ample space for visitors. Upon prior request and for a small fee you can also park your boat right in front of your door.

This is a non-smoking apartment. Smoking is not permitted inside or on property grounds.

Enjoy your morning coffee, cafe', or tea as you breathe the ocean breeze and take delight in the yachts in the Marina.

We are pleased to provide our guests with beach towels, a portable cooler and beach chairs so all you need to do is bring your bathing suit.

Many events are held just a few short miles from your 'home away from home' such as Art Basel, the Miami and Fort Lauderdale Boat shows, and some of the most notable South Florida food festivals are held here, such as the wonderfully tasting Las Olas Food and Wine Festival.

We look forward in seeing you soon and wish you and your family a pleasant stay and safe travels.


3 miles to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.

3 miles to Port Everglades.

4 miles to Downtown Fort Lauderdale and the luxurious Las Olas Boulevard with fine shops and restaurants.

3 miles to Hollywood Beach and Downtown Hollywood with shops, restaurants, bars and night clubs.

5 miles to the Hard Rock Casino and Resort.

20 to 30 minutes to Downtown Miami, Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, and Miami International Airport.

This property also has easy access to I-95 / 595 / Florida Turnpike.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Alex Quesada
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Theocratic
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
9 July, 2016
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Why Alex Quesada chose Greater Fort Lauderdale

This comfortable one bedroom apartment is part of a Duplex. It is centrally located to major highways, restaurants, fine shoppes as well as outlet malls. It is a private unit with private parking and pleasant areas to walk your four legged family member.

What makes this house unique

I personally enjoy my home because I am minutes away from Fort Lauderdale as well as Miami. Dania Beach is a quiet community nestled between two major cities but has a home-town feeling to it. There is nothing more relaxing than opening your living room window and looking at the yachts a few feet away. Come and let 'Mi Casa be your Casa'.


based on 33 holidaymaker reviews

Currently unavailable / Beautiful sister property at Miami Beach 699979 OPEN
average rating of 4.969697 based on 33 reviews
Phoenix, AZ

A hidden gem

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this property several times before. First and foremost this apartment is immaculate, there is no hotel I have ever stayed at that has been this clean, neat, and tidy. It is evident that Alex takes great pride in his property. He always welcomes us with a beautiful basket full of goodies. I believe we are the last guest to stay at this location being that he sold the property. He guarantees us he will continue having a vacation rental at his next location and is planning to stay in the general area. His current location is great, but I am a loyal guest and wherever he moves to in the Hollywood / Dania Beach area I will continue to rent his location because he really, really goes out of his way to provide his guests an outstanding experience. Not only is he readily available as I mentioned before his home now is incredible and I am sure the next one will be too.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mike... how's Phoenix, Thank you for your wonderful words. It has been my pleasure to have you and your family stay with us several times. For your loyalty I will always be grateful, I know you wanted to book again a few months at the end of the year, and I hope that my new property La Casita is up and running so you can be one of the first guests of that new home. But this time around I am going to make you a nice Cuban meal ... actually I will make mom prepare it.. ha ha ha. Again, thank you for always staying with us when in South Florida. Alex
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Great experience

  • 5 of 5

Que apartamento tan impresionantemente bello! What a beautiful apartment. To be honest, I use VRBO/HomeAway regularly, and some people are very misleading with their pictures… However, Alex is spot on with what the apartment looks like. What you see in the picture is exactly how the house is, welcome gift basket and all. You have your private entrance, car is right there. No crowded hotel lobbys, parking garages, other hotel guests.. It was a place to ourselves. To be honest I did not even want to go home. I loved spending time in the apartment’s private area outside. And Alex is an incredible host. We arrived very late and he came the next morning to welcome us. Although he lives next door, he sent us a text mid week just to see how we were doing.. I loved that, I hate it when homeowners are constantly on your back. He was very casual and in fact we hardly saw him. We both have something in commun it seems, we like our privacy. I highly recommend his staying at his property. Alex informed me the property had been sold, and although it is a beautiful place I am sure his next property will be equally or even better than this one. So keep me posted about your new location and we are there.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gracias, Gracias, Gracias Lourdes, It was wonderful to have you and your family stay at my place. You guys were a lot of fun.. and the Congris rice was outstanding. I hope you are enjoying your new home in California, if you do a VRBO over there I will be your very first guest. Your words mean very much to me, they really do, and although I appreciate what you have said about my property, words can't express your loyalty that you will come to my new place once it is completed. That one will be called La Casita. Again thank you and see you soon at La Casita. Alex
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Amazing and Incredible

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at Alex's property before and it just gets better. I have to admit, this is one of the cleanest places I have ever stayed. He says it takes him about 4 hours to clean the apartment because he moves the furniture, and cleans every single inch of the apartment to guarantee its cleanliness, no hotel does that, they are usually in the room 15/20 minutes. The apartment is cozy, but you can tell the time and dedication to that he has to his unit. I am sad that he sold the property in Dania Beach, known as La Villa Alegre, but he says once he buys a new one he is going to continue the vacation rental buisiness which I am sooooo happy, he says it will be called La Casita (the little house). But as I told him even if he is a few more minutes away from the beach I am a loyal guest, because his generosity, his willingness to go out of his way, and his place is so beautiful that is something you cant easily find. And again thank you for allowing us to extend our stay for two days at no charge, that is unheard of. Because yes Alex is more concerned to make you feel at home than your money. Last time we stayed we were coming in a day earlier, and the unit had vacated before time and he told us to come on over a day before at no charge, and this time, same thing, we really wanted to stay an extra two days and because the following guests were not coming until three days later, same thing he told us, to stay.. I wanted to pay him but he insisted no... he is a true gem. We love you Alex.. See you at the new place.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Isabel, what can I say... As a former Television News Anchor / Reporter I traveled the world, so I know first hand how important it is to open the door to a nice fresh, very clean hotel room or apartment. I really do work hard to provide the best atmosphere possible. As always it is a pleasure to see you guys and spend a little time... Thank you for the bottle of Merlot. Yes I am sad to have sold this location, because as you know I also live on the property, but I plan on getting something in the same general area. I am trying to find a location where the rental unit has it's own little private yard, so guests can have a little outdoor space to grill, soak up the sun, and just have a little personal paradise space. Once it is up and running I will definately contact you. Again it has been a pleasure serving you and thank you for your wonderful words. Alex
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Great bargain all things considered

  • 5 of 5

Alex seemed to be a very nice, flexible guy. Going in I wasn't sure if the relatively small amount I paid up front was too good to be true. Turns out it was indeed a true bargain! Clean, has everything you need and is in a solid location. Wifi and air conditioning work well. It's definitely a small place but everything is setup in a way to make the most of every square inch, allowing you ample space to maneuver. The only minor issue me and a buddy had was that the shower tends to fluctuate between cold and hot a bit, and was somewhat difficult to set just right. But this gripe was minuscule versus the affordable price and overall experience. Highly recommended and I wouldn't hesitate to go back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tim, Thank you so much for choosing my property. It was great meeting you guys and I am happy you enjoyed your stay. I look forward in seeing you soon. I am sorry about the water temperature change, I wish you would of told me when you were here. I actually have the same issue in my house ever since I changed to a tank less water heater, that is actually the system that is in the apartment. Thank you again so much. Alex
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Beautiful, comfy, and made my vacation very relaxing!!!

  • 5 of 5

Alex was very accommodating and helpful during my time in the area. He had everything set up and ready for my arrival. He left a basket full of snacks!!! I was able to make this place my home for the 7 days I was there. I was able to cook my meals and watch either TV or DVDs that I bought at the grocery store. I neighborhood is relatively quite. I had places to sit outside when I wanted to read or just relax and enjoy the sun. The location is great and so was the rental! I would definitely come back and would recommend this. It was truly a home away from home. Thanks Alex!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Diona, Thank you so much. I am so happy you enjoy your stay. Before arriving you did say you were looking forward to a must needed mini-vacation, so I am very pleased I was able assist a little in that.. he he he. It was great meeting you and I am very glad you made it home safely. I look forward in seeing you soon and your family at the end of the year... Alex
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Great place, quiet, clean and central location .

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for the hospitality .

The suite was perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jane, It was great meeting you. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay and I look forward in seeing you soon. Remember you have a second home in sunny south Florida. Alex
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Aventura Mall
"Awesome Mall and Great movie theatre"
Hollywood Beach
Gulfstream Park Racetrack and Casino
"High end shops. Outstanding restaurants."
The Cheesecake Factory
P.F. Chang's
Taverna Opa
Dania Beach Pier
"Great pier good restaurant"
Paddle Florida
"Great fun"
"Great wings"
Young Circle
"Monday nights.... is food truck night. Great place for the family."
"Only for chocolate lovers!!!"
Dania Jai-Alai
"Interesting sport."
Ancient Spanish Monastery
"Very beautiful grounds"
Miller's Hollywood Ale House
"The best of everything and great prices. Check out the daily specials.."
Dave & Buster's
"This is the place your kids want to be at."
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Fort lauderdale / Hollywood International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Historic Dockers Restuarant & Pub
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Water Taxi
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Hollywood Beach Golf Resort
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Tri-Rail & Amtrack
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Historic Dockers Restaurant & Pub
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Dania Beach / Hollywood Beach & Boardwalk
Car: recommended

Other close attractions and points of interests:

Dania Beach Jai-Alai (less than a mile, walking distance)

Casinos: Gulfstream Casino, Hardrock Casino, Mardi gras Casino

Broward County Convention Center (3 miles)

BB&T Center (15 miles)

Close to several faith-based meeting locations:

Kingdom Halls

Watchtower Sign Language Branch (10 miles)



Florida Atlantic University (3 miles)

Nova Southeastern Oceanographic Center (3 miles)

US Coast Guard Fort Lauderdale Station (3 miles)


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Dania Beach, Greater Fort Lauderdale

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5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £48
Departure Cleaning Fee £78


No extra fee for children under the age of 12.
Free private parking (two spaces for guests plus ample space for visitors)

Property Damage Protection insurance is required for booking.

Credit Card needed for reservation. Includes mid-week: change of linen & towels.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Dania Beach in Florida South Atlantic Coast

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom is fully equipped with towels for four people at all times. It is a shower/tub combination. Initial one time supply of, body wash, shampoo, and conditioner provided. Two new body sponge puffs are also provided as a gift for you to take home when your visit is over.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • The unit has one quaint bedroom with a queen size bed. The living room sectional becomes a queen size bed to accommodate two additional guests. Four people are comfortable in this vacation suite.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • luaus
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We offer a clean, home feeling, budget alternative apartment for guests in need of short or extended monthly stays. For your convenience upon arrival the apartment is stalked with an initial ONE TIME supply of the following: Paper towels, dish soap, trash bags, swifter cleaning fluid and pads, hand soap, toilet paper, body wash, shampoo, conditioner, and various cleaning supplies. We hope to welcome you to Miami/Fort Lauderdale. Come and enjoy all that South Florida's vibrant energy has to offer.

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