Great house/location, tranquil, as advertised.
I'm almost reluctant to post such a positive review, as it might mean that the property will already be booked when we wish to return, but so be it. First off, it was exactly as advertised, and in fact even better. The location was ideal for my family and I. The house is on a quiet lane, a couple of minutes drive from Isabel II, and a couple of minutes walk to beaches. It sits in a lovely tropical garden (complete with tropical garden sounds), with lots of wildlife (humming birds, iguanas, wild horses in the lane, etc), and you can see the ocean and hear the surf. The house has all one might need, and more. It was clean, comfortable, and a great place to return to after a hard day on the beach (ahh, I miss it already). The most popular beaches were a short drive away. 15 minutes, maybe, to the Sun Bay beaches, and about the same to the entrance to the Wildlife Reserve where all the really remote and stunning beaches are. Isabel is quite a nice little town. More character than we expected, some good places to eat, an old Spanish fort which is worth a visit, a couple of supermarkets, coffee shops etc. We preferred it to Esperanza (perhaps a 15 minute drive away), which is also nice. We tended to take a picnic lunch to a beach, then head back around sunset to Isabel for dinner, and then it was a very short drive home, to refreshing showers followed by dessert and cold beers on the verandah. The kids could chill out in front of the tv while we grownups would plan which beaches to hit the next day. Gloria, the property owner, was great. She arranged for us to be picked up from the ferry, and even arranged for a car to take us from the Fajardo ferry dock back to the airport in San Juan. She's accessible, easy to communicate with, and has obviously put a lot of thought into her rental property (hence we had everything we might need). My family and I loved our stay there, and can't wait to return, hopefully for longer next time.
Families with Teenagers,
Families with Young Children,
People with Disabilities,
Helpful votes: 9/9
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