Jose Beauchamp

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Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights
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6 Bedrooms, 1 game room, 4 full Bathrooms, 1 half Bathroom, Sleeps 16

A remarkably private home located in the most exclusive area of Palmas del Mar with many first-class amenities...a large Swimming Pool with a Jacuzzi surrounded by lush vegetation, Decks for sunbathing, a Private Jacuzzi, a Game/TV room with a Pool Table, etc. You'll love to Grill by the pool in our stone BBQ and Wet Bar with refrigerator. A Modern Spacious Kitchen awaits you with a cozy Bay Window and an island with comfortable barstools that will help keep the party going and the chef accompanied. The Master Bedroom with a private porch and a romantic round Jacuzzi for two is unique. Of course the house is fully air conditioned. Finally, the ocean views from the pool and the second and third floor balconies are magnificent! Add the amenities that Palmas has to offer and you can sense how fantastic this place and your vacation will be. This house was built with all the comfort and amenities that an Owner ('me') felt were indispensible for the Good Life. ENJOY I

The technical amenities of the house: Our home is equiped with several technical amenities which can come in handy if for some reason (not common) there is a system wide problem with the utilities. It has a large (30 amp) generator that will power the whole house (including most of the airconditioners) in the event of a power outage. This generator has an automatic transfer switch which will turn it on automatically when the power goes out and turn it off when it comes back. We also have a 25,000 gallon cistern that can be used if the water supply from the water utility is shut down (again not common ). The kitchen is equipped with a reverse osmosis water filter which supplies puritied water to the sink in the kitchen and to the refrigerator (no need to buy water at the store!). While the above facilities may not be necessary, they could come in very handy should the unlikely situation arise. Again this house was built as a home for my family and I once was a Boy Scout whose motto is 'Be prepared'.

Garden and green areas: Our house has 4,000 sq. ft of living area and is built on a one half acree of land bordering a very large green area. We grow on the property Orange, Great-fruit, Guava, Mango, Banana and Lemon trees. We also have beautiful orquids by the pool. The fruit from these trees attract all kinds of birds which chirp you to sleep and to wake up.(No roosters, thank God). We also border a large green area with lush vegetation and even a stream. A very special area for those who love the outdoors.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Jose Beauchamp (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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Speaks english, spanish

About Jose Beauchamp

Born and grew up in P.R. Studied at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Earned a law degree from the University of P.R. and a masters degree in law from the University of London. I retired when I was 55 years old except that I currently run the rental of my house, which sometimes is a full time job!! I live with my girlfriend, Lissette, who is the editor of the magazine Live and Life in Palmas. You can go to the magazine's web site and find out more about our resort at She also has developed a web site about Palmas ( which gives the tourist an excellent view into the resort. We live in Palmas (of course), about one mile from the rental property.

Jose Beauchamp purchased this house in 1996

Why Jose Beauchamp chose Humacao

I actually had the house built for my family with the idea of living in it, which I did for 16 years. That is why the house has so many amenities (it was not built as an investment but as a home for me and my family). The reason I chose Palmas del Mar to build my house was that It was, and is, a resort combined with a community. It is by the sea, with beaches, and other amenities like golf, tennis, horsebackriding, boating, etc. It has two marinas with sailboats for hire, scuba diving, deep sea fishing, snorkeling, not to mention the 12 restaurants, hotel with casino. In short, it is a little town where many of the homeowners travel by golf carts or jog on the paths. What's not to like? Oh, I forgot security. It is a gated community with security guards constantly patroling the areas. Palmas is such a special place that we have just bought a condo by the beach to rent short term(listing .3614337).

What makes this house unique

The location of the house gives it a beautifull view of the ocean and the island of vieques. The living area, including the rooms face the eastern view and most of the time will receive the tradewinds which come from the east. Kids love this house with the pool, jacuzzi and game room. I guess I'm basically a kid too because I love this house also!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Vilma, Thank you for all you did to make our 14 day vacation very special. Jose has a beautiful home. Rudy and all did a fine job of supporting all of our needs. My family and friends enjoyed every moment.

Many thanks
Aug 2014
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Half Baths1
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Spacious Palmas del Mar Resort Home with Ocean views/pool/ Jacuzzi
average rating of 4.6 based on 25 reviews
Spacious Palmas del Mar Resort Home with Ocean views/pool/ Jacuzzi
-+1 787-552-1855
Humacao Puerto Rico

Great views but not an ideal vacation spot

  • 3 of 5
I selected this place for our summer vaction based on the reviews. However the house did not meet my families expectations. We stayed with another family and the house certainly fit everyone. However, this house is showing age in terms of rental time. It wasn't one specific item but many small items that does not make a comfortable place to stay. From a kitchen that needs to be badly renovated, poorly working AC unit in the family room, to a master bathroom that has no air conditioning and a ant problem. If you are looking for a place that makes you feel pampered this is not it. If you are looking for golf vacation for bunch of guys then this place would be perfect.

In addition, the location was not ideal for our vaction - I was looking for the "beach" resort experience, but Palmas del Mars has no accessible beach! What little beach that is there is fairly private and hard to get too. On top of that, signs are posted all over the place alerting your not to swim because of riptides. There is a beach resort but it has no beach and essentially is a pool area that will cost you $15USD/day per person. This forces to drive quite alot to get to a beach and I can't say drining in PR is fun.

I will say that Rudy responding to each our requests and doing business with the owner was easy.
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at our house. Unfortunately, I didn’t understand some of your observations. For example you state that Palmas has no accessible beach and that what little beach there is, is private. Palmas main beach is over 2 miles long and there are several other beaches, none of which are private because all beaches in PR are public by law. Yes, there are rip tides as in all beaches but I’m glad that they post the areas with riptides for your safety. The main beach has calm areas and areas with waves. As in any tropical area, these can be large or small depending on the season and the weather conditions. You can go right up to the beach if you rent a golf cart, which I recommend to all my guests. Otherwise, you have to park your car and walk a small distance to the beach. Finally, as you correctly mention, the Beach Club, being a private membership club, has the prerogative to charge an entrance fee. Fortunately, our house has a large pool, Jacuzzi and game room with pool table, dart game and hockey game, as well as a TV, refrigerator and grill with a bar which should make it unnecessary to pay the entrance fee, if you consider it unreasonable.
Regarding the house, you are right, a renovation of the kitchen is in order and is planned as soon as summer season is over. The family room, you state, has a poorly working A/C unit, however the family room has no A/C but a ceiling fan which most people find more than adequate. The master bathroom you point out has no air conditioning. That I know of, not too many bathrooms in P.R. have air conditioning. Again, our ceiling fan keeps the bathroom well ventilated. I may add that our house has 8 new inverter A/C units! Regarding the ants, realize that we are in the topics and even though our house is fumigated regularly, the critters show up every one in a while. A call to my manager I’m sure would have solved the problem.
Be assured that we will take all the necessary actions to correct any deficiencies that you have addressed.
Again, I thank you for your opinion, and I’m truly sorry that you did not enjoy yourself as the other 18 previous reviewers did.
Spacious Palmas del Mar Resort Home with Ocean views/pool/ Jacuzzi
-+1 787-552-1855
Humacao Puerto Rico
Near San Francisco

Amazing Home, Wonderful Vacation!

  • 4 of 5
13 members of our extended family flew from Chicago, DC, St. Louis & San Francisco for a wonderful week at Jose's beautiful home. Believe me, it was well worth the trip. Everyone from the one year old to his grandmother enjoyed the home immensely. We swam in the pool, made wonderful meals in the kitchen and generally just enjoyed ourselves. We had a great time a El Yunque and Loquillo beach (Don't miss the food stands!). Rudy Sr. & Rudy Jr were so attentive and helpful for the few little problems we had (broken door key & icemaker). Rudy Jr. recommended a wonderful chef, Chef Chango, who came in a made a wonderful Puerto Rican meal for us. The bacalao was just like my husband's family makes! You can not go wrong with this home. We can't wait to come back again!
  • Submitted: May 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Spacious Palmas del Mar Resort Home with Ocean views/pool/ Jacuzzi
-+1 787-552-1855
Humacao Puerto Rico
Worcester, Massachusetts U.S.

Perfect Easter Stay

  • 5 of 5
If you have been thinking of staying here, stop thinking about it and book your get away ASAP! Where do I start when everything was perfect! Pictures just paint a small picture of what Jose's house has to offer as well as the beauty of Palmas Del Mar. The amazing view of the ocean and Vieques in the distance. The huge pool with hot tub to just relax at the house. Game room just steps away for the kids, and I can't forget the hammock for that after lunch nap. There is plenty of space for a big group of family or friends. The master bedroom and bath was "my wife's dream come true" too bad we are back to reality now! O how I miss Puerto Rico! The other bedrooms were just as spacious with their own uniqueness to detail. There really is so much to offer here. The many beaches you will discover are spectacular, my family and I have been staying in Palmas now for 5 years and still have not explored every beach within the resort! The beach club with water slides for the whole family is a great way to spend the day. El Yunque, the US's only rainforest is less than an hour away with plenty of places to eat at Luquillo Beach which is 10 minutes from the rainforest. This is a must while in Puerto Rico!!! At the base of the rainforest is El Barbacoa a Puerto Rican style BBQ spot that sits along the River is great for lunch too Thursday through Sunday. East Island excursions is about a half hour away for snorkeling trips to Flamenco Beach on the island of Culebra. They provide transportation which is very affordable as well as reliable. These are just a few things to do. Now back to Jose's property and his kind heart for making my families stay on Easter everything we expected it to be and more. Jose was not only very professional but very personable, kind and caring! Thank You to both Jose and Rudy for taking the time to meet my family and sharing many laughs and great stories!!!! We will see you next April. God Bless! Love Always, The Rossi's
  • Submitted: May 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, thank you, thank you, for your kind words. Your group was very special and fun! You enjoyed Puerto Rico, Palmas and our house. Perfect renters!! You are welcome anytime!
Spacious Palmas del Mar Resort Home with Ocean views/pool/ Jacuzzi
-+1 787-552-1855
Humacao Puerto Rico

Best vacation home

  • 5 of 5
We just got back from the best family vacation, this home is spacious with all that you may need for a family. The view is a must see, and we all had plenty of room. The home was private. I can go on and on...I will end with no one in our group wanted to leave and we all agreed that, we will be back!!!
  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Spacious Palmas del Mar Resort Home with Ocean views/pool/ Jacuzzi
-+1 787-552-1855
Humacao Puerto Rico

PA crew

  • 5 of 5
What a beautiful and scenic place. The house was terrific. I had forgotten how nice Palmas is. We would highly recommend Palme and this amazing home. Thank you Jose !
  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Spacious Palmas del Mar Resort Home with Ocean views/pool/ Jacuzzi
-+1 787-552-1855
Humacao Puerto Rico

Great space/amazing views

  • 4 of 5
We had a wonderful time on our trip to Humacao. The house is in a resort community about 45 min from San Juan. A group of 2 families with 4 adults and 2 toddlers, we were each able to have our own area of the house and there were 2 empty bedrooms and multiple empty beds. The house had everything we could need including the most amazing views of the ocean and Viequez. The adults spent nap time in the pool and jacuzzi admiring the view and looking for iguanas. The beach club nearby (pay for entry) had a children's pool with slides and two huge water slides for the adults. The beach located off the golf course was clean and quiet. We also stocked up the kitchen at the local Walmart and Ralph's and the kichen had what we needed to prepare our meals. While the house is a distance from San Juan and requires a car, it was well worth it for the amazing views and relaxing activities this home offers.
  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Juan Airport (45-60 minutes away)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
plenty of bars within Palmas del Mar
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Fajardo (30 min) to islands of Vieques and Culebra
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
2 golf courses inside the resort
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 30 (5 minutes away)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
12 restaurants within the resort
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Palmas del Mar beaches (within the resort)
Car: necessary

Palmas del Mar is a world-class resort on the east coast of Puerto Rico, only 40 minutes away from the San Juan airport. A unique and beautiful community surrounded by six miles of coastline. From the resort you have an impressive view of the Rain forest and the mountains as well. Palmas is a well orchestrated combination of residences, 14 restaurants, 2 golf courses, 20 Tennis courts, and a beautiful Beach Club with a large swimming pool, a kiddie pool, water slides, a Jacuzzi, a beach volleyball court and restaurant. The resort also has a gambling Casino, 2 Fitness Centers and Spa, an Equestrian Center, where you can go horse riding on the beach, A state of the art Marina has Yachts available for Deep Sea Fishing, sailing, snorkeling and Scuba Diving. Palmas also has a remarkable combination of jogging and walking trails as well as bike riding and golfcart paths, among other amenities. What else can one ask for? It is a beautiful and complete resort that will add tremendously to your stay, and it's all in what the homeowners call 'the bubble'!! And just minutes away you'll conveniently find Penney's, Wallmart, Sam's Club, Marshall's,and many more stores and restaurants.

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Humacao House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
peak season
Nov 16 2014 - Apr 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
mid season
May 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
4 night minimum stay
low season
Sep 1 2015 - Nov 15 2015
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage coverage $95
cleaning charges $300
Tax Rate 7.0%
Check in at 4:00pm, check out at 11:00am

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Humacao House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 6 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , bidet , round Jacuzzi with view
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 & 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • The Master bathroom has a large round Jacuzzi for two with windows all around and 2 walk-in closets.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Canopy bed/private porch/round jacuzzi bathtub for 2/ 2floor
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunk Bed, Two Pack and Plays available for toddlers/2 floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , Pool and Ocean view/ Main floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Pool view/ main floor
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double , Located next to the Pool/ Game room/BBQ
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Pool view, on the 2nd floor
  • Bedrooms all face the view and the pool, except the studio. The Main bedroom has a private porch with a view of the ocean. The 5th bedroom is on the same level as the pool and has direct access to the pool, the game room and the BBQ with its refrigerator.All rooms are air conditioned. All bedrooms except bedroom 2 and the studio have walk-in closets. We have 2 pack and play's for infants.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • In Ground Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The house is wheelchair accessible via ramp to the pool area (game room, bathroom, bedroom and pool. There is a second ramp that leads from the garage to the 1st floor where the kitchen and Dinning area are, as well as 2 of the bedrooms and 2 of the baths. I was the owner of a home medical equipment company and became sensitized to the special needs of the elderly.

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