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Large & Family friendly, 2 floors, rent whole house or just bottom floor!

Sra. Garcia

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, spanish
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Sra. Garcia

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
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Calendar last updated:
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Large & Family friendly, 2 floors, rent whole house or just bottom floor!

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Hatillo House Rental Photos and Description

4Bedrooms, 2 Full Bath, large living areas, reliable internet, sleeps 2-14!

Beach front on private street end; miles of natural beach for long walks and beautiful sunsets; Rent the bottom floor two rooms for $150/night (sleeps 6), or both floors, 4 rooms, 12 beds for 14 people $300+/night (depends on number of people & ages).

End of street. Private entrance, Steps from beautiful beach. Walking distance from pharmacies

Places of Interest Nearby:

Rio Camuy Caves

Cueva del Indio Cavern

Arecibo Observatory (world's most powerful radar-radio telescope)

Punta Los Morrillos Lighthouse

Cambalache Forest Reserve

Caguana Indian Ceremonial Park

Prime Outlets Shopping

Only an hour to Rincon and great surfing; 40 minutes to Aguadilla and great diving. Centric to all of Puerto Rico....rent a car and get to know La Isla del Encantada!

Perfect couple retreat...: Romantic bottom floor room with beautiful views. Enjoy a good book from master library in the hammock. Savor a glass of wine while watching the sunset in the rocker. Relax in the luxury linens each night. Take long walks on the beach and watch the waves roll in. Stay up at night and make a wish on a falling star (really, we see a lot of them!).

Fully stocked kitchen...: Everything you would need to be a gourmet cook, even cookbooks to try something new. Sam's Club is just down the street and Walmart is across the street for the groceries. And if you drink and eat too much, Walgreen's is open 24 hours and within walking distance. Don't want to cook, try the local restaurants....

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Sra. Garcia (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2015

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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 13 traveler reviews

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Large & Family friendly, 2 floors, rent whole house or just bottom floor!
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews
5

Great local for Puerto Rico Freefall Festival

  • 5 of 5

• Beautiful house, located at the end of a dead end street right next to the water. The house is situated on a roundabout at the end of the street which services both properties at the end of the street (Joy owns both). This is very beneficial because the roundabout can be closed off by a chain. This keeps sightseers from driving by the property.

• Plenty of space to accommodate 14 people

• Location provided easy access to 22, as well as, shopping, dining and beaches

o 15 min to the Arecibo airport

• The house keeper was extremely accommodating, going so far as to allow us to utilize her shopping club membership to get some great deals on food for the house

• Great help with minor issues:

o We had a door key break and the house keeper was able to provide a replacement very promptly

o The cable and internet were out when we arrived to the house (TV wasn’t a big deal because we never watched it). The outage ended up being a connection at the telephone pole. Joy and the house keeper were extremely helpful and promptly arranged for the service to be brought back online.

Thanks again, Joy!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Rob. I love having the parachuters every year! But I don't own both houses...the other is my brother-in-laws...but we help each other out and Mari, the house keeper, does too. So glad you enjoyed the house, and I look forward to having some more Freefallers next year!
4

Authentic beach house, perfect for children!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at Casa Glad this February. We rented the bottom floor, which was enough for 4 adults and 2 young children.

Strengths are in the authentic beach house feel and the cutest décor; large living area and kitchen, with huge dining table; lots of games, puzzles, and even small rocking chairs for kids, and Joy made sure we had a pack-n-play for our youngest one; AND a private beach! Aside from a few locals fishing we had about a mile of beach all to ourselves! The waves are big and it isn't manicured sandy beaches like the resorts, but who wants that? The rocks and tide pools are perfectly placed so that our little ones could splash around in the tide pools safely, and try to catch crabs, small fish, and critters.They absolutely loved it.

One draw-back is that despite the authentic beach house feel, the town is not a "beach" or "surf" town. Hatillo is very commercial. We were probably two blocks from a very commercial area, which was convenient, especially needing to run to get this and that, but not what you picture when you think of a "beach town." We couldn't find a place to eat ocean-side. We made a day trip to Isabella, Jobes Beach, which was great, and a day trip to the waterfalls in San Sebastian, which we recommend! We had been to Rincon before which is also a great town. Overall, this was a great value and great price with an authentic adorable home.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Our Own Private Beach

  • 5 of 5

The property was beautiful and clean and very large. My sister and I have vacationed on the East Coast of the island before, but this was the first year heading west from San Juan. The property is so close to the beach you can see and hear the ocean from your bed. We love to come in the off season to avoid the cold at home in Indiana and DC and were amazed to have the beach entirely to ourselves. Other reviews are correct that this is not a beach to play in the waves as it is very rocky, but if you've rented a car then you can easily drive to some more swim friendly beaches as well as other sites and activities close by. The only downside to this location was you have far fewer dining options than some of the other more touristy areas. We are not fans of fast food and chains, but were able to find a few local spots to enjoy. Overall, the proximity to our own private beach, since the upstairs and neighbor house were not rented, was the icing on the cake.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Tampa, Florida
5

Loved Casa Glad!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Casa Glad during a long weekend in March as we planned a family reunion with our relatives in the island. Our reunion at the home was a complete success and everyone had a grand time. The home is located in a very private and amazing location overlooking the Atlantic. The home was amazingly well-appointed with anything and everything you could possibly need including boogie boards, fishing poles, games, music, movies, wine glasses and frozen beer mugs, which my husband loved! The beach itself was great for walking, shelling, boogie boarding and fishing. It felt very secluded and safe as we we often the only ones walking on the beach. We had a heat time and hope to be back soon! Thank you Joy!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Amazing Home-base for Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Casa Glad made us very happy! Casa Glad is the name of the house. It sits on a hill on the north central coast of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. This home -moreover, the home owner- truly were catalysts for an incredible family experience. The home is the grandest beach home in the area and creates a feel of seclusion, yet is 2 blocks to Walgreens, Walmart and 'Tower de Pizza'- which we LOVED for lunch, dinner, carryout or adult drinks and music. From a good layout and large rooms to kitchen gadgets and many family games -- an octopus and other interesting marine life in tidal pools on the beach and peering down on iguanas munching in the treetops - this home has many features to provide a happy family vacation. It also is stocked with more 'grown up' features for relaxation; two balconies, a rooftop porch for cocktails at sunset, a large open patio w/hammock that's perfect for a good book from the library stocked full for all interests and ages and varied music collection. Hatillo is the 'Dairy Capital' of PR, a small, safe city with local flare, good restaurants, easy interstate access to all of Puerto Rico. We drove to Rincon for surf lessons in 2.5 hours, Arecibo Space Observatory in 45 minutes, Cueva Ventana in 25 minutes, Arecibo Lighthouse- 15 minutes, Utuado- 1 hour.

Casa Glad is welcoming inside and out, with friendly neighbors at the end of a quiet street. (One of the neighbors taught the boys how to fish for octopus in the tidal pools - and how to cook it! ) The home is clean and in good shape, with a 'lived-in feel' that makes it comfortable to 'use' for families with children: high-quality linens, washer/dryer, a maintenance assistance for questions or repairs, internet, cable, vast movie collection, foos-ball, well-equipped kitchen. But, with hermit crabs on the patio for catching, we didn't spend much time inside. There is a shower outside for rinsing off beach treasures and sandy feet and a grill for cookouts. I loved sitting on a balcony or rooftop porch with my husband listening to the ocean and looking at stars.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE: The coast is VERY rocky (sharp, lava kind) and the ocean VERY strong in this area. This is not a beach that is good for 'lying in the sun' or 'swimming at the beach'. This is a sportsman's or adventurous kid's beach to explore - WITH CLOSED-TOE, DURABLE SHOES. This home and location is perfect for a family to experience typical Puerto Rican life, a home-base that made my family happy we stayed at Casa Glad!!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Chicago, IL
5

Spectacular private family getaway..... refreshing... home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Glad, what a wonderful place. Traveling with kids and especially teenagers you are always weary about where to go and where to stay. Luckily we found Casa Glad or better yet Casa Glad found us. It was more than what we were looking for.

Our vacation was one that we will all remember and cherish and our stay at Casa Glad played a great role in it. The views were SPECTACULAR, the house was a home and it gave us all a wonderful opportunity to get together as a family and enjoy each other’s company. It was literally a home away from home. The house was immaculate and had anything and everything you could think of and was ready for us when we arrived. All we had to do was get some groceries. The décor of the house was welcoming and charming. The house is right off of the Atlantic Ocean where we would get our wakeup call from a friendly neighborhood rooster. We would then be off for a wonderful stroll along the coast with breath taking views to collect sand, sea shells and memories.

As private as the house was, you are still very close to so much. Plaza Norte & Plaza Atlántico (shopping malls), Sam’s, Chili’s, a movie theater and other stores and restaurants are nearby. The highway is also nearby, making it a convenient location and easy to plan your trips to visit other beautiful parts of the island. We hated to leave and can’t wait to return!

The owners take pride in their house and we were fortunate enough to share their home. They were a pleasure to work with.

Thank you Joy for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
69 Miles
Aguadilla 30 miles San Juan
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Dorado Beach
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 22
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Crashboat
Car: necessary

The uniqueness of this house is it is on the beach and right off the main highway between Arecibo and Hatillo and you can go any where in Puerto Rico; but when your at the house, it's like you are away from it all. You don't hear anything but the ocean. It's a very private beach, that only locals use. The beach house is located very central to see all of Puerto Rico and many tourist attractions: 20 minutes to the Arecibo caves and satellite; 20 minutes to great outlet shopping at Barceloneta; 1 hr to Rincon; 1/2 hr to Dorado and golf, 1 hr to San Juan, 1 hr to Ponce, 1 hr to many diving spots (Crashboat) and all with a scenic drive. The house next door, El Escape, which is perfect to rent both for large family gatherings.

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Rates & Availability

From $150 Per night

Hatillo House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
$150
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Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,500
 
Discounts: 6 nights or more: $150 Nightly

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Each floor available to rent separately at 150/night, both floors would be $300/night. Check in after 4pm/check out noon. Can be flexible with prior notification. Payment must be made in full 30 days prior, or reservation will be cancelled. Minimum of 50% deposit to at time of reservation to hold reservation. $100/per floor house set up cleaning fee is due in cash to receive house keys.
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Amenities

Hatillo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The beautiful and tastefully decorated bathrooms have enough hooks for everyone's towels and bathing suits. The rain shower is perfect for adults and the tub is great for kids! There is also an outdoor shower to rinse off when coming back from the beach.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 bottom floor - 1 queen , A/C + ceiling fan, ocean view
    Bedroom 3 upstairs - 1 queen , a/c & ceiling fan, ocean view
    Bedroom 2 bottom floor - 4 twin/ single , 2 pairs of bunk-beds, A/C + ceiling fan, ocean view
    Bedroom 4 upstairs - 6 twin/ single , 3 pairs of bunk beds, for a total of 6 twin beds, ocean view
  • Down stairs has a very comfortable Queen bed with memory foam topper and with an amazing view to the ocean and large closet. The 2nd room has 2 bunk beds for a total of 4 twin beds and a TV/DVD plus a huge children's library. All sheets are 300 thread count or higher and 100% cotton. Both rooms have air conditioning and a ceiling fan and large closets. 2nd floor is the same, but with wet bar and kitchette, more of a game room atmosphere. Bedroom 3 has a queen bed with ocean view and memory foam topper, and bedroom 4 has 3 bunk beds perfect for kids and teenagers. 2nd floor has HD flat screen tv, movie library, and both floors have excellent reliable internet.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Sand Box
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
The communal pool is available when your party also rents the house next door (HomeAway # 240899). Crib (Pac-n-Play) available if needed. Great rocking chairs to enjoy the sounds of the ocean and a hammock for even more relaxing.

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