OCEAN, POOL, PRIVACY, COMFORT, AND SAFETY

Ruben Miranda

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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OCEAN, POOL, PRIVACY, COMFORT, AND SAFETY

Arecibo House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

Arecibo Oceanfront Paradise (arecibooceanfrontparadise.com) is a quiet and charming house right on the oceanfront with high-end appliances and just minutes from everything.

An Oceanfront paradise: This short-term rental is located right on the Atlantic oceanfront. The back gate opens to a Caribbean’s paradisiacal view. It has more than four miles of secluded trails and unpopulated sand dunes. The peacefulness of this place is unparalleled.

The house has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a veranda with a balcony, a big terrace, a deck, a 10 feet deep swimming pool, a big living room adjacent to the kitchen area with a counter that can sit 4 people.

Location: This property is located on Puerto Rico's north-central region right between 2 airports: Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan and. Boringuen Airport in Aguadilla. Both airports are about an hour drive from AOP. The property is located right on the Atlantic oceanfront on road 681, between Arecibo and Barceloneta. Even though, it is a very private and somewhat secluded place, all of the basic services are located within minutes from the house.

Check in/out & Regulations: Check in from 3-11:30PM on the arrival day and check out from 8:00 to 11:30 AM on the departure day.

A refundable damage security deposit of $300 will be necessary.

All transactions will be made by credit card. (Visa and Master Card)

No smoking allowed.

No pets.

Accommodations for up to 6 guests only.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only

Ruben Miranda

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Professor Ruben Miranda was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He lived in the New York metropolitan area where he studied graduate studies in Applied Linguistics and ESL. He owns a School of Languages in Caguas, Puerto Rico (nslplus.com).

Ruben Miranda purchased this house in 1990

This house was built in the late 50's. It has been restored and updated twice since 1990, but still conserves the nostalgic appearance of bygone years. The house is VERY private and it is only 300 hundred feet from the main road. The ocean is about 75 feet from the house backyard. Dry coral cliffs surround a shallow lagoon resembling a small island off the coast. When the surf is high, it creates little waterfalls that cascade into the lagoon.

The swimming pool is located inside the house premises and it is embraced by two long verandas, a porch, a wooden deck, and a large terrace. There are two bathrooms and an outside pressure shower head. Two rocking chairs will welcome guests at the main entrance while two swing chairs and two hammocks will greet them at the beach exit.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 43 traveler reviews

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Ocean, Pool, Privacy, Comfort, and Safety
average rating of 5.0 based on 43 reviews
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Ocean, Pool, Privacy, Comfort, and Safety
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p183920
+1 787 226-6354
Arecibo Puerto Rico
Iowa
5

PARADIS

  • 5 of 5
I was skeptical on renting a house over the interent without having seen the actual house first. To my joy the advertisement was exactly what it said it was and more. There were 4 of us on our trip and everyone of us wishes we could have stayed longer. The house and grounds are absolutely beautiful. The pool and verandas were great and the beach was great. I will never again want to stay in a resort after this wonderful house. Reuben is the greatest and very helpful. He sent information to us ahead of time as to where to go and what to do I would recommend this to everyone. Wish I could be there permanently.
  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2009
  • Stayed: Nov 2009
  • Source: 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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Arecibo Puerto Rico
USA
5

FAMILY VACATION

  • 5 of 5
Property was awesome and really made for a memorable vac. Would absolutely rent again and Ruben was awesome. I would recommend this place to anyone and everyone , location is second to none and property condition was 110%
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Nat. Looking forward to having your beautiful family at AOP in the future. Ruben
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Arecibo Puerto Rico
5

FELT LIKE OUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME

  • 5 of 5
Ruben was waiting for us when we arrived and was a gracious host. House and patio areas are just as wonderful as described in the listing, but the real highlight is the location! You can see the ocean from the family room window and a day at the beach could not be more convenient. We actually got to watch 2 whales playing just off the beach on our first morning there - absolutely amazing!
  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! See you soon!
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Arecibo Puerto Rico
Philadelphia, PA
5

STAY HERE. END OF STORY.

  • 5 of 5
My husband and our sons, ages 15 and 18, stayed here for a week in December. As with the other reviewers, I cannot say enough about the home, its location, the amenities and the owner Ruben. To begin with, the house itself, while not large, was more than adequate for the four of us. Our sons elected to have separate bedrooms, but they certainly would have been quite comfortable sharing the bamboo room. The kitchen has every appliance one might need, and then some. The pool is quite large and there is plenty of outdoor space and sitting areas. The hammocks (in several locations on the deck) were my personal favorite. Each bedroom is individually climate-controlled, as is the living room.

The property is quiet; we did not see or hear neighbors once and only rarely saw anyone on the beach. The location is perfect, allowing us to drive easily to San Juan as well as toward the western beaches. One day we even drove south to Guanica State Forest to hike (alas, it was closed when we arrived). The Arecibo observatory is nearby, as are a few very good restaurants. Two of the nights we cooked outside on the grill. However, our favorite eating places were he roadside stands!

The beach is literally out the back door, and others have described it accurately. Breathtakingly beautiful. Imagine enjoying your morning coffee on the beach! Take a short walk to la cueva del Indio (indian cave).

Ruben is friendly, helpful, and available. He was at the front steps to greet us upon our arrival and he showed us around, explaining everything about the house as we walked inside and out. Though I didn't have much need to contact him, he did respond immediately when I had some questions.

My only suggestions were that it would've been nice to have a few board games. I did not see any, and that would be an added benefit at night (when there was really nothing much to do). Also, while there is a TV in each bedroom, the one in the living room is quite small and we had to sit quite a distance from it. Hence, it was a little difficult for the four of us to watch a movie together in that room. A small price to pay for paradise.
  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Eileen.
Table games are in the Boudoir's center closet, on the top shelf.
We appreciate all of our guests suggestions. They help us improve the premises little by little. Have a great year!
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Arecibo Puerto Rico
5

WELCOME TO PARADISE

  • 5 of 5
There is no place like this anywhere. The location is remote yet accessible to all. The home is equipped with anything you may need or want. The pool is heaven on earth - we took morning, noon and nightly swims ( under the stars no less ) and we left enchanted and relaxed. Rubin is a gracious host and we cannot wait to come back.
  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup, You were fantastic guests.
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Arecibo Puerto Rico
5

NO NEED TO GO ANYWHERE ELSE!!!

  • 5 of 5
Words can’t describe the beauty and tranquility of this home. It was beyond perfection. Ruben was very helpful and attentive throughout the trip with any questions I had. Everything you could desire in a peaceful vacation is at your fingertips. The pictures are great but you have to really experience it for yourself to get the real feel of the home. We are definitely going back!!!
  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
78 Kilometres
Luis Munoz Marin International Airport
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Salitre & Salpicon
Car: necessary

This house is located in one of the areas that still captures the Puerto Rico of the 1950s. The old narrow coastal roads are full of secluded and almost private beaches and colorful restaurants. There are all sorts of activities and things to do nearby. A fifteen minute drive to the nearest town will return you again to the 21st century.

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Arecibo House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring & Summer 2014
Mar 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
$243
From
$500
$1,500
$1,700
$5,000
 
extra night: $154     Notes: Rate is for 2 guests. Add $100 extra a week for each additional guest. Rates could change.    
 
Fall 2014
Sep 1 2014 - Nov 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
$229
From
$400
$1,000
$1,600
$4,500
 
extra night: $154     Notes: Rate above is for 2 guests. Add $50 extra a week for each additional guest. Rates could change.   

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.0%

Notes

  • For special arrangements call or e-mail the owner.
  • 7% PRT Tax
    $300 refundable deposit required
    Visa, Master Card accepted

Amenities

Arecibo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • PC
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
  • Computer Available
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Living Room ...
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Pool & beach shower - outdoor shower
  • Bathroom 1 is inside the house. Bathroom 2 is on the veranda and near the pool. There is an outside pressure shower by the deck and next to the beach gate.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , a/c, computer, LCD 41 screen, telephone, mini fridge, DTV
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , a/c, ceiling fan, desk, LED flat screen to watch DVDs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , a/c, Direct TV,
  • Bedroom 2 twin beds can convert to a king size bed or a day bed. Bedroom 3 is also a boudoir with closet space for all guests. There is another full size futon in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • theme parks
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • whale watching
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
Notes:
The master bedroom has one full size bed, A/C, a 41' LCD screen with satellite TV, DVD, VCR, CD player (Direct TV), and Wi-fi in and around the house. Bedroom # 2 has a twin bed that can turn into a king size bed or two twins, a ceiling fan with light, 31'' LED flat screen, A/C. Bedroom # 3 has a futon, a 19' TV screen with DVD/VCR player and Direct TV, A/C. This room can also be used as a dressing room or boudoir with enough closet space for 5 people. The living room has a TV-CD-VCR-DVD (and Direct TV), a sectional three piece sofa, a futon, and 4 stools. The swimming pool can be lit for night time swimming and it has a waterfall. The back terrace is adjacent to the pool and it also has a deck and a jet-stream shower. The backyard faces the oceanfront with rock formations, cliffs, and sand dunes. Two seating spaces in back of the house face the ocean. To one side there are 2 hammocks and to the other side cushions to relax and stargaze on an outdoor carpet.

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