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LOVELY & RELAXING OCEAN FRONT VILLA IN PUERTO RICO

Owner

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Owner
Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 28, 2015
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LOVELY & RELAXING OCEAN FRONT VILLA IN PUERTO RICO

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Rio Grande Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-6)

This Beachfront Villa is located within the premises of the Wyndham Rio Mar Beach Resort gated community with access to all amenities including a full service spa, 11 restaurants, two 18-hole golf courses, 13 har-tru courts operated by Peter Burwash International, bicycle trails, plenty of water sports, hiking, casino, live entertainment, beauty salon, business center, concierge, and shopping boutiques. The grounds have beautiful, lush, tropical gardens.

If you like golf, just take any Wyndham Rio Mar Resort's shuttle and you will be in less than five minutes in the Golf Club House where you may play at Greg Norman's 6945-yard River Course and Tom and George Fazio's 6487-yard Ocean Course with its famous oceanfront 16th hole.

Our 1,091 sq. ft. one bedroom beachfront villa, which was originally built and operated by the Hotel as a VIP Beachfront Suite, accommodates up to six guests and is just steps away from the beach. It has a master bedroom, one bathroom, a spacious living area with an integrated fully equipped kitchen, a dining table and two beachfront balconies, one outside the living area and the other outside the master room. Both balconies, with views of the ocean and the pools, have tables and chairs for outside dining, reading and relaxation. The master room has 2 queen size beds and the living area has 2 sofa beds, one queen one full. This quiet and relaxing villa was recently remodeled with new furniture, has complimentary WiFi and comes with bed and bath linens and washer and dryer machines.

The property is equipped with two air conditioning units, one in the master room and the other in the living room. Also it has microwave oven, refrigerator / freezer, stove/oven, water heater, toaster, toaster oven, coffee maker, 2 flat panel TV’s with Liberty cable service, and two DVD players. Also it has one assigned parking space with beeper access.

The exclusive refuge where this villa is located offers, an infinity pool overlooking the ocean, a swimming / lap pool, a kids/infant pool and a heated tub all visible from the balconies. The lush green lawns and landscaping are professionally maintained. The beach is literally steps away and the Wyndham Rio Mar Beach Hotel, at about 75 meters from the villa, is just a short walk away.

Nearby attractions and activities include the Fajardo ferry boat to the Islands of Vieques and Culebra, the Rio Grande El Yunque National Rainforest with it’s majectic waterfalls, the bioluminiscent lagoon of Fajardo, the scenic and historic Old San Juan, a Belz Outlet Shopping Mall in Canovanas and horseback riding, canopy zipline, mountain biking and ATV riding in Carbali, Rio Grande.

For your convenience and assistance with questions and concerns prior to and during your stay we have secured the services of a Property Manager which will be available to you right after the property is booked.

We feel confident that you will enjoy and treasure this piece of Paradise as much as we do. Our previous Guests feel that way, please check out their reviews.

Keywords: Relaxing, Breathtaking, Quiet, Beachfront

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 28, 2015

About The Owner

I am a practicing CPA committed to provide excellent service to my clients. I am a frequent traveler who knows first hand what guests expect from a vacation rental property. That's why I have secured the services of a Property Manager that will be available to answer questions and concerns on a timely manner. Also I understand the importance of keeping confidential all personal and financial information and that is why I only process my booking through the online reservation manager provided by this webpage.

The Owner purchased this villa in 2002

Why The Owner chose Rio Grande

We love and treasure this property and try to stay there whenever is available and circumstances allow. Once you pass the main gate you enter into a special place away from it all. For me is like a piece of paradise.

What makes this villa unique

This one bedroom villa sleeps six people for the price of one hotel room. You have all the benefits of a privately owned villa but within the gated premises of a World class golf and beach resort. You will feel far away in a secluded tropical reserve but yet close enough to urban life and all it benefits. The beauty and calm of this place will definitely recharge your mind and soul.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.8
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Lovely & Relaxing Ocean Front Villa in Puerto Rico
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

Great babymoon

  • of 5

We had a really wonderful time staying at this condo. For us, it was a really perfect setup for a couples vacation. Obviously its all about expectations so here are my summary thoughts:

1) The condo itself is perfectly nice. Its not a luxury condo with high end finishings, its a nice place, well decorated with ample space and two balconies. Its on the first floor but elevated enough so you have a nice view. It is directly across the hall from the stairs, close to the ice machine one floor down and you can be on the beach in the ocean in 60 seconds. For a young family it could not be a better setup. There are two pools, a hot tub, and a kiddie pool. you have a view of all 4 right from the balcony. Again, ideal for a young family. The only slightly negative thing i would say about the property as a whole is its starting to show its age. you're 30 yards from the ocean so yes, things rust. The maintenance team was clearly working hard but its not a new construction. I mention only this for expectation setting. Again the unit itself is nice and the building itself is still just fine, only aging a little. The larger resort is a total golf haven. Beautiful place, the hotel next door is decent but we never felt a draw to spend time there, which you could if you like to gamble and get rowdy. The condo development is quiet and peaceful, that's what we wanted and this place delivered.

2) The owner and Eunize were really great. They could not have been more accommodating. I like to think we were pretty low maintenance but they were on point the entire time and answered every question we had within an hour.

3) Regarding the area, its pretty great. The resort property itself is a golf paradise. If you're into that you may never leave the resort. Its a very easy drive from San Juan and also from several other minor urban centers. It's right across the street from the entrance to a beautiful national forest and plenty of other attractions. no complaints.

4) Parting thoughts. If you are a vacationing couple, rent the jeep, spend the money. Take off the top and drive around the rain forest. There are plenty of places to eat within a 15 minute drive so if you don't want to cook it's not necessary. This condo is a spot for families, couples, and retired persons. I would not recommend this place if you are a bunch of bro's looking for a place to get wild and be obnoxious.

Finally, as others have stated, finding the condo was the

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks anonymous for sharing your point of view for the benefit of future guests. Great to hear that you were able to avoid the winter storm and that your travel plans were not affected. Euniz and I are very conscious and strict about maintaining the highest standards and that is why we are constantly replacing the furniture, equipment and supplies and keeping the property up to date. We are really glad that you liked the property and enjoyed your vacation in warm and sunny Puerto Rico. Hope to have you back in the near future. Kind regards, Francisco.
5

Beautiful location, amazing views, beach, and pool. Perfect for our big family.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 8 days in February the unit was perfectly located steps from the pool, hot tub and beach. This was ideal because with 5 kids we needed a place that we felt safe for them to roam and run out to the pool or beach while we kept an eye on them from the veranda. Francisco and property manager Euniz were very responsive to our every need. The beach is beautiful and the pool area was very clean and nice. All around perfect!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Mike for you kind review and for taking good care of my villa. I am really glad that your family enjoyed the property and had a great vacation in sunny Puerto Rico. Hope to have you back in the near future. Kind regards, Francisco.
5

Winter Get Away with a 11 month old

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a week and loved it! The villa was very nice and had lots of extras. I enjoyed coffee on the balconies every morning while our little one slept in. Th beach is a really fine sand, and does get all over everything. Our little guy wasn't a big fan! There are chairs available on the beach, and a couple of beach chairs in the villa. The villa also has toys for the kids to take to the pool or beach, including an infant float. We spent most of our time by the kiddie pool. During out stay the villas were not busy, so at times we had the pool to ourselves much of the day. For the parents who think you may want to dump your kids off at the hotel kids camp, check to see if it exits. We stayed in Jan. '15 and it had been demolished. Not sure if they are going to reopen it. The restaurants in the hotel were good. The outdoors restaurants close at 6 pm which is disappointing, so plan accordingly. Some of the restaurants were closed on Sunday or Monday. There is a kiosk (indoor/outdoor strip mall) down the road towards Luquillo which have some wonderful little restaurants and bars. Back towards Rio Grande, there are all your big box stores and fast food restaurants. Other than the rainforest, most of your tour sites are 30 mins. away (or more during rush hours), also check times as they are often closed. The only negatives was that villa management charges for a crib/pack-n-play, and the parking spot isn't clearly marked. Two pretty minor issues ! Enjoy your vacation. I wish I was there as we currently have 10" of snow.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tonya thanks for your detailed review of the villa, its amenities and the surroundings. I am really glad that you had and great time and enjoyed the property. Regarding the parking number I will request from management that it be re painted again. For the benefit of future guests, the assigned parking space is number 35 and it is the first parking to the right of the gate, under the tree. It is big enough to fit two small cars, one behind the other. The other two parking spaces next to my parking space are for visitors and can also be used. Thanks again for your comments and hope to have you back in the near future. Kind regards, Francisco
5

MC and RC from NJ

  • 5 of 5

We had a beautiful time at this place celebrating our 25th anniversary. The condo was just great with everything we needed to be comfortable. We loved our morning coffee and evening glass of wine on the balcony. We utilized the pools daily, visited the beach daily. The beds were so comfortable, the kitchen was well stocked, the bathroom was spacious with plenty of good towels provided, hair dryer under the sink. Beach chairs were provided for our use, there was a convenient code for the door so we didn't have to take the key everywhere, and the list goes on. We found the surrounding area fun, but of course, travelers do need a car to stay here. We sought out some local restaurants (Don Pepe, very nice service and good food), and Terruno, one of the highly rated Kiosks, also fun and delicious, great sangria!). We did two snorkeling trips out of Fajardo (so easily accessible from the unit and incredibly worth the money). The property manager, Euniz, was very kind and helpful, meeting us at the unit to show us the works. We had a great and convenient parking spot, and well, we just had an amazing time. Would like to return to this place! God willing!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Maria for your detailed review and for sharing your experience for the benefit of future guests. I am really glad that you enjoyed the property and had the chance to explore and take advantage of the surrounding attractions and all that Puerto Rico has to offer. Hope to have you back in the near future. Kind regards, Francisco
5

Great property but we had bad luck

  • 5 of 5

The property was great! It was big, clean and right on the beach. Unfortunately, a bad storm came in and knocked out the power for my first two days. The owner immediately offered a refund and we booked the hotel on this property.

The hotel was clean and nice also, but, with two young kids we regretted leaving this property. We preffered the space and comfort that the hotel could not provide.

I would rent this property on my next visit knowing it is a great property and the owner will accommodate and issues.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Geoff for understanding. The storm and the power outage were unfortunately out of my control. The good news is that we found a solution and moved you to the hotel as soon as we found out the problem could not be solved within a reasonable time. I apologize for the inconvenience and really hope that you and your family had a great time in Puerto Rico. It was a pleasant experience working this out with you and I look forward to have you at the Ocean Villas in the near future. Kind regards, Francisco.
5

Great Get a Way

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for my wife's 40th Birthday. The process of booking the villa went smoothly. When we booked the villa the owner contacted us directly and provided us with the contact information for the property manager. The property manager promptly answered our questions and made sure we knew exactly where we were going. The villa itself is nice and it was great having a washer and dryer right in the villa. There is no way that any pictures of the view from the balcony and of the pools and beach can accurately show how awesome they are. We sat on the balcony every morning and evening. The view cannot be beat. We had an amazing view of the stars from the infinity pool and the hot tub. The beach was really nice and we were almost the only people on the beach. The unit had two beach chairs, a beach umbrella, and a boggie board which was great so we did not have to bring them or purchase them for the visit. We were able to go over to the hotel and walk around and eat at the tiki bar, which was a plus. The location is great. You are literally across the highway from El Yunque and about 20 to 30 minutes from Fajardo -- where the bio bay and the ferry to Cuebra is located. One of the best parts of the visit was the sea shells. If you walk past the hotel there is a river that flows down from El Yunque. If you go to the other side of the river there are some of the best sea shells that we have seen on vacation. We are already talking about coming back to Puerto Rico with our kids and we will definitely try to stay here again when we do.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Brian for your detailed review and for sharing your experience for the benefit of future guests. I am really glad that you enjoyed your stay and your visit to Puerto Rico. Hope to have your family back in the near future.

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
San Juan (Luis Muñoz Marin) International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Tiki Bar / Beach bar - Hotel Bars & Restaurants
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Fajardo Ferry to Vieques and Culebra
Nearest Golf
The Ocean and the River Championship Golf Courses
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Rt. 3 Road #968 1 mile away and Rt. 66
Nearest Restaurant
Several Restaurants at the Hotel and nearby
Nearest Beach
Rio Mar
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

From $160 Per night

Rio Grande Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Jan 7 2015 - Apr 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$295
$1,995
 
 
Summer
May 1 2015 - Sep 7 2015
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,450
 
 
Fall
Sep 8 2015 - Nov 20 2015
3 night minimum stay
$160
$1,025
 
 
Early Winter
Nov 21 2015 - Dec 19 2015
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,450
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 6 2016
3 night minimum stay
$450
$3,050
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$295
$1,995
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Ins for $1,500 $49
Check Out - Cleaning Fee $60
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes Tenant can elect to waive the $49 damage protection fee if a $300 refundable security deposit is provided instead.

CANCELLATION POLICY
Owner will charge the following cancellation penalty percentage rate of the total rental fee:
* 20% if cancellation occurs between 30 and 60 days prior to the arrival date
* 100% if cancellation occurs less than 30 days prior to arrival date

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Amenities

Rio Grande Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1091 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Convertible bed(s) - 2 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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