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Caribean Golf Resort Villa with VIP guest passes to the Wyndham hotel pools

Archie Arjona

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english, spanish
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Archie Arjona

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
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Within an hour
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2015
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Caribean Golf Resort Villa with VIP guest passes to the Wyndham hotel pools

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

Rio Mar Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 2 Large Bedrooms , 2 Full Baths (Sleeps up to 10)

This luxury villa is located inside the premises of the Wyndham Rio Mar Beach Resort a few steps away from the golf Country Club. This very large villa (1300 sq ft) has a large bedroom with a king bed + futton bed + bay window, 2 full bathrooms, a second extra large bedroom with 6 bunker style twin beds + sleeper sofa, both rooms with LCD TV, WiFi included and a fully-equipped kitchen-dinning room as well as a porch. The villa has great garden views and is surrounded by lush tropical gardens. And at walking distance (100 - 150 meters) you'll find the Golf Club and the shuttle bus stop to the Tennis Club and Wyndham Hotel facilities. Here, along the palm-lined beach, Villa guests enjoy privacy and seclusion, as well complimentary VIP Club Passes for the use of chairs and towels to enjoy the hotel pools and beach. At the Wyndham Rio Mar Beach Hotel and Casino you can find restaurants, lounges and entertainment venues, 36 holes of championship golf, the thrilling Casino, the brand new Mandara Spa, great water-sports, and a friendly & fun Kid's Club.

Within 5-10 miles you will also find Walmarts, Marshals, Walgreens, Burger Kings, Baskin Robins, Beltz Factory Outlets etc. and you will be 25-35 minutes away from the Luis Muñoz Marin international airport, Plaza Las Americas Shopping Mall, El Condado and El Viejo San Juan.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Archie Arjona (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2015

About Archie Arjona

I grew up in San Juan. The second of four siblings. Ex-alumni and ex-athlete (Volleyball Varsity) of UPR Rio Piedras Campus. Graduated 1984 BBA. Worked for USCO Warehouse, IBM, Accounting Systems of PR, Inc., Kelly Services, Inc. and as today I own Top Forms And Supplies (business forms and office supplies). I also have been married since 1984 and have 2 daughters, 4 grandchildren. I quit smoking since 2007 :)

Archie Arjona purchased this villa in 2011

Why Archie Arjona chose Rio Mar

The property is located inside the premises of one of the best resorts in PR where the beach and Hotel facilities are part of the package and the special decor and ambientation of the property will put anyone in the real vacation mode. Also it is far enough to enjoy the tranquility of the El Yunque rain forest, it is only 25 minutes from the airport and 30 to Old San Juan, the quintessential colonial neighborhood with narrow streets paved with slate-blue cobblestones, plazas, colonial mansions, ancient churches, intriguing museums, vivacious restaurant, bars and galleries all enclosed by thick fortress walls.

Spanish is the official language but almost anyone speaks English fluently and US dollar is the local currency.

What makes this villa unique

The Rio Mar Country Club Guest Passes are included in the price of your rental. With them you can use the hotel facilities like the pools, towels, pool chairs, hotel's beach access and the spa. Hotel rules and hours of operation most be followed.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Archie,

We are on our way back to Connecticut

this morning and wanted to thank you for your hospitality. The villa was everything we expected and more. We look forward to coming back soon

We left the keys at the golf pro-shop.



thanks again,

Frances and Family
Jul 2012
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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Reviews

4.7
based on 47 traveler reviews

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Caribean Golf Resort Villa with VIP guest passes to the Wyndham hotel pools
average rating of 4.7234044 based on 48 reviews
5

Beautiful Villa, Great Owner and Awesome Vacation

  • 5 of 5

From the moment you enter Archie's villa located on the beautiful Wyndham Rio Mar Property about 30 - 35 minutes from San Juan, you feel like you are home.

The home is beautifully decorated and comes with everything you need to make your stay enjoyable. With 2 adults and 2 children (12&15) in the villa, it was more space than we needed. The bunk beds are so comfortable, I slept in one for the entire trip and gave my wife the huge King bed in the Master Bed Room. The rooms are larger than the photos show and the place is super spotless.

Even though it can get very hot in PR, the villa has air conditioners in every room which cool all the rooms in minutes. We visited a local supermarket on our first day and used the kitchen every morning for breakfast. This saved us a ton of money.

We used the passes Archie provides and had a blast at the hotel beach and pool. One day we used the Owners pool and beach access, where it was much more relaxing. The villa even has boogie boards which the kids used to ride some awesome waves.

At the end of our trip, we used the washing and drying machines located a few steps from the villa and did all our laundry before heading home. Coming home with no laundry is a huge time saver.

While there, eat at the local kiosks in Luquillo (trust me, they are really good) on Rt 3, go horseback riding at the Hacienda Carabali (http://www.carabalirainforestpark.com/horsebackriding.php) and definitely, definitely learn to surf with Briand and Eric at La Pared in Luquillo Beach (http://www.kayakingpuertorico.com/pages/surfing-lessons.html).

If you are thinking of visiting PR or the Rio Mar area, don't waste your money and stay at the hotel. For about the same or even less money, you can have your own villa with all the benefits of home.

I highly recommend this property and we all can’t wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Excellent location, wonderful owner

  • 5 of 5

This villa is the ideal vacation destination for a family. We traveled to PR with our two young children and this villa had everything we needed - kitchen, two bathrooms, bunk beds, great location, access to all amenities at the Wyndham resort. Archie was an exceptional host - we had a small issue with the A/C when we arrived and within 24 hours he had a repairman come to replace the entire unit. I cannot say enough about our experience at Archie's villa. We are already dreaming about our return visit.

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

So Much to Like

  • 5 of 5

There is so much to like about our stay in Rio Mar Villa. The easy drive from SJU airport. The secure surroundings of the Rio Mar property and the beautiful maintained environment. The Villa has the charm of a European village. The view outside of the red tile roofs, white stucco buildings surrounded by lush green plantings made for a peaceful carefree vacation. My wife and I are early birds and enjoy a nice long walk before breakfast. This location was perfect. The amenities allowed us to prepare a good start to the day and eat on the deck with a spectacular view. The property was well maintained, nicely decorated, and very comfortable, we slept like babies. The owner, Archie, was very responsive to our needs, although there were not to many. I would highly recommend this property. The VIP Passes are a plus and the use of the owners pool and beach allows the opportunity to meet other friendly villa guests. Many fine local restaurants within easy driving, the national rain forest, the ferry dock and good grocery stores, along with warm water and air temperatures make this Villa a big hit.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Great place for family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Archie's villa for President's week, two families with one child each. The villa was very well decorated, very clean, had everything you need. We used both pools and beaches, the resort one and members one. Didn't use the shuttle to the resort, so had to pay for the parking there. Both beaches are great! Plenty of lounge chairs. Hotel's pool has a nice waterslide for the kids. Villa's location is great, close to everything. Restaurants and bars in the resort are expensive, but you are minitues away from Lucillo kiosks, Amigo supermarket, Fajardo and Bio Bay. Archie was very responsive to all our questions. Highly recommend staying here. Bunk beds would probably be a good option for families with more kids. One suggestion, it would be good to have an option of reconfiguring two single beds

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

Great Week

  • 5 of 5

Perfect spot for families, with affordable accommodations.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Wonderful place to stay!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was my second time staying at this villa. The villa had been remodeled since we were there last year, which was a nice surprice. the beds are all very comfortable and we all slept well each night. Everything was very clean. This year we were a group of 5 women and had plenty of room. The access to the resort is a great perk. If you are using the private beach for the villas, the bar is available on Saturdays and you can even order food. We even saw someone getting a massage right on the beach. Near the Wydham you can also see some iguanas that will come very close to you, which is pretty cool to see. When swimming at the Wyndham beach, when you get about waste deep there are thousands of sand dollars. Odd to walk on, but so cool to be able to reach down and look at a live one up close. I hope to return to this villa again in the not too distant future. Archie was great nto work with and was always very quick to respond to any questions I had.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Luis Muñoz Marin International airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Iguana's Pub in the Golf Club
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Fajardo port
Nearest Golf
75 Metres
Rio Mar Resort Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
#3 from San Juan to Fajardo
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Diferent
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Secluded beach
Car: necessary

This luxury villa is located inside the premises of the Wyndham Rio Mar Beach Resort. This very large villa (1300 sq ft) has a bedroom with a king bed, 2 full bathrooms, a second bedroom with 5 twin beds, a fully-equipped kitchen, as well as one large balconie and a porch.

The villa has great golf course views and is surrounded by lush tropical gardens.

Here, along the palm-lined beach, guests enjoy privacy and seclusion, as well as privileges at The Wyndham Rio Mar Beach's 11 restaurants, lounges and entertainment venues, 36 holes of championship golf, the thrilling Rio Mar Casino, the brand new Mandara Spa, padi-diving, great water-sports, and a very friendly and fun Kid's Club.

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Rates & Availability

From $175 Per night

Rio Mar Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
SUNNY CARIBBEAN WINTER-SPRING
Dec 19 2014 - Apr 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
$175
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,250
$3,500
 
 
Summer
May 1 2015 - Aug 2 2015
5 night minimum stay
$175
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,250
$3,500
 
 
August-December
Aug 3 2015 - Dec 19 2015
3 night minimum stay
$175
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,175
$3,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$175
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,250
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning Fee $80
Tax Rate 7.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Rio Mar Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Vanity also outside
  • The coin loudromat and the complimentary ice make machine are down stairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 6 twin/ single , Custom built bunker beds style
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Courtyard
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
WiFi Ready. Loundromat and Ice Maker Downstairs. It has a PUR water filter installed. Bikes are not included but you can use them or any of the sport equipment available on your own risk. Complimentary Club Member Guest Passes to enjoy hotel pools, towels and beach chairs. Complimentary Shuttle service from Golf Club to Tennis Club or to Hotel.

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