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HIDDEN PARADISE NEAR BEACHES, RAINFOREST & NEIGHBORING ISLANDS

Monica Echaves

Advertiser since: 2003
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Speaks: english, spanish
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Monica Echaves

Advertiser since: 2003
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 24, 2014
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HIDDEN PARADISE NEAR BEACHES, RAINFOREST & NEIGHBORING ISLANDS

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Ceiba House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Attached Unit, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Do you want it all? Our home is a hidden paradise on a mountain top. Find peace and tranquillity. Go to sleep with the singing of the famous Puerto Rican 'coqui.' Enjoy a spectacular oceanview, swimming pool & jacuzzi. You can awe at the neighboring islands you'll want to visit (Culebra, Icacos, Palominos, Isleta Marina, and St. Thomas).

This Non-Smoking house is one mile from Puerto Del Rey marina, ten minutes from Seven Seas Beach, ferries to Culebra and Vieques and the Fajardo Airport. Luquillo Beach and El Yunque Rainforest are 20 minutes away. There are daily flights from Fajardo to Culebra, Vieques and St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. The Westin Rio Mar and Wyndham El Conquistador Resorts are close by. They offer nightlife entertainment (casinos, restaurants, floor shows, and a championship 18-hole golf course).

Our 3000 square foot, vacation home is 2 complete houses in one. It sits on an acre lot with 6000 sq. ft. grass lawn, palm, banana and mango trees, orchids... The neighbors are sparse so you rarely hear a car go by. The house consists of two homes. Upstairs is a spacious three bedroom/two bath house. Downstairs is a two bedroom/two bath house (plus a computter room converted to sleeping area). The entrances and parking are separate which ensure privacy.

Upstairs is a colorful traditional Mexican style home with high ceilings, hand painted Mexican tiles and rustic furniture. Delight in solid wood furniture throughout the house. Enjoy a 40 foot balcony with a breath taking oceanview. If you enjoy cooking you won't want to leave this spacious kitchen with mahogany cabinets and stainless steel appliances.Last but not least, you'll fight with the others over the guest bedroom with an amazing underwater mural which covers the entire wall and ceiling!

The house downstairs has two bedrooms, two baths, a computer room converted into an additional sleeping area, plus a futon in the living room. There is a full kitchen, dining and living room area. The bedrooms are 12 foot x12 foot with full length closets and mirror doors.

Enjoy a romantic view of the city lights below from your queen-size bed in your air-conditioned master bedroom. The master bedroom has glass double doors to ensure a view of the full moon over the ocean surface. The master bedroom has a private bathroom, ceiling fan, mirror closet, and high ceilings. It also has an attached computer room converted into a sleeping area.

This can all be yours at an affordable price. You will not find another bargain like it in Puerto Rico!

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More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Monica Echaves (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2003
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 24, 2014

About Monica Echaves

My name is Monica and I'm a California native. I am a second grade teacher on an army base. I am a GRCA hobby breeder (golden retrievers). Forced to relocate to San Juan, I decided to rent out my dream home! My husband Milito and I maintain the property ourselves. We are a true Vacation Rental by OWNERS. No rental managers! Please come visit us and see if this home passes your expectations!

Monica Echaves purchased this house in 2001

Why Monica Echaves chose Ceiba

I came to PR 17 years ago as a DOD elementary school teacher. I worked at Roosevelt Roads Naval station which closed due to politcal controversy. Relocated to San Juan area, I converted my brand new dream home into a vacation rental. I hope others love and enjoy the time that I am unable to spend there. This home offers peace, tranquility, harmony with nature and spectaular ocean views.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 52 traveler reviews

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Hidden Paradise Near Beaches, Rainforest & Neighboring Islands
average rating of 5.0 based on 52 reviews
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Ceiba Puerto Rico
Lyman, NH, United States
5

Great Escape!

  • 5 of 5
I would highly recommend this property to families or groups of travelers. It is located near the bio bay and the rainforest. It was very easy to get to the property from the airport. The property is within 15 minutes from major shopping areas so it is very easy to purchase your food and cook in if you choose. It has a nice pool and big yard with lots of privacy. The view is amazing. The apartment is very clean and nicely decorated. I am looking forward to going back for a winter getaway. I met friends from California there and it was much cheaper and easier to meet them there then to fly across the country. Keep this place in mind when you are planning a family reunion or friends getaway. You will love it!
  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Hidden Paradise Near Beaches, Rainforest & Neighboring Islands
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Ceiba Puerto Rico
San Diego, CA
5

3rd trip

  • 5 of 5
I've stayed here three times now. Each time gets better. This trip she added a pool! We enjoyed it so much we skipped the beach mostly.
While weather was a concern, the house offered plenary to do.
A large group of us rented the house. It slept us all comfortably.
We are already looking forward to our next trip and have told our friends and family all about it!
  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Ceiba Puerto Rico
Phila., PA
5

Private and Secluded

  • 5 of 5
I was a little worried booking online and had read all the precious reviews which helped put me at ease with my decision on renting this property.... Well let me just tell you how amazing this home is. The pictures don't do any justice to this house. Endless views of 3 neighboring beaches, private home and you feel like your at a luxurious resort. My family did not want to leave at the end of the week. Monica, the owner was very nice and attentive and always replied promptly to my emails. We will definitely take into consideration this home next time we visit "la Isla del Encanto."
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ceiba Puerto Rico
missouri
5

Panoramic breathtaking view

  • 5 of 5
To start, Monica is a Wonderful host! Her house is amazing! We stayed Nov 2-8. There were 3 of us couples,plus my 2 daughters ages 8 & 10. We rented the upstairs of her house. It was so spacious! We never felt crowded,unlike hotel rooms on a resort where you feel claustrophic from being in the tiny room to long. The view from the balcony was Absolutely breathtaking, you just Couldn't get Enough of it. Id say all our time @ The house was spent sitting on The balcony. There is also a super cute & friendly property kitten That just loves to relax With you on The porch. I dont know That You Could get a more trustworthy Property owner than Monica. She was always quick to respond to questions i had or tell us about interesting Things happening on The island while we were There. When we were there it did rain a little each day up in The mountains Where the House is located, making it a little to cool for us to want to swim in the beautiful pool, but her house is such a quick drive to beaches or nearest town, we were never lacking in Things to do. We toured the old Navy base while There & got to see Them filming the newest pirates of the carribean movie. We also got to Take pics of the black pearl & 2 other ships Being used in The movie. Another day we got on a ferry @ Fajardo & traveled over to Culebra Island (Flamenco beach is located hete & rated as one of The top 10 beaches in The world!) We also toured El youque natinal rainforest & hiked in to take a dip in La Mina Falls(highly recommend). Another day we started out to travel the coastline. We made it down to Ponce & toured Museo Castillo Serralles before heading back towards Old San Juan where we ate supper Before heading on back to The house. The house is perfectly located, so easy to get to but far Enough out That it feels private & away from town traffic. I would recommend getting a suv rental versus a small economy car. There are some potholes That could do serious damage to a small car & also When the mountain roads get wet, it can be a little tricky getting into Monicas steep driveway. Back to The house, The Kitchen was well Stocked With utensils. We Going Everything we needed For cooking @ home. Food is a little pricey on The island, so make sure you alot plenty of cash for groceries. We also found out That most nice sitdown restaraunts dont open till 5, so unless you want to eat fried food from kiosk vendors Everyday, stock up on groceries for The house. Ralphs is a really nice grocery store!
  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Ceiba Puerto Rico
North Oaks, MN/USA
5

The Perfect Spring Getaway

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I chose Monica's home to spend time with our two college aged kids for spring break. It was the perfect place! The view from the home is outstanding. Expect a steep drive to the home (for those who are not used to driving in foothills/mountains) but not bad and so worth it! The pool is resort quality and Monica provides all the comforts of home. It was so nice to get away from the spring break crowds.
When you can pull yourself away from the home, you are close to the El Yunque rainforest which is definitely worth visiting. There are a number snorkeling, scuba and sailing excursion providers and the marina's are a short drive away from the home. There are nearby beaches and we had no problem driving/parking.
Monica provided top-notch service, quickly responding to all my emails. I thank her for allowing us to stay in her home. It was difficult to leave!
  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Ceiba Puerto Rico
Raleigh, NC
5

YOU WANT THIS PLACE!!!

  • 5 of 5
My family and I just got back from our second trip to this WONDERFUL hideaway!! Off the beaten path but convenient to everything- especially beautiful beaches and El Yunque Rainforest! Safe, clean and REALLY SPECIAL FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!! We appreciate this beautiful find and all the recent upgrades. The owners treat this like a real HOME and welcome you into in with quality kitchen appliances, wonderful sheets and towels. Most important is the patio and pool! A wonderful home for all ages.
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Juan
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Fajardo
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 53
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Car: necessary

Hiking in El Yunque Rainforest

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Rates & Availability

From $220 Per night

Ceiba House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mother's Day Special
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$220
$1,540
 
 
Fall Low Season
Nov 1 2015 - Nov 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$220
$1,540
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee included $0

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Ceiba House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Queen size beds in bedrooms, futon in receiving room, futon in living room
Entertainment:
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
No Smoking except on balcony or in the yard.

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