A Truly Hidden Gem Nestled in Manati!!!!!
For those who want to experience the local life and away from the hustle and bustle of the more popular spots like the Condado and Old San Juan area, THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!!! The house is a place where you can relax and de-stress yourself or a place to get work done.
Situated on a cliff above the Mar Chiquita beach, the terrace has a breathtaking 180 degree view. You can see all the way out to Los Tubos beach as well. Plenty of hammocks, swinging chairs to sit in, eating area, and a patio cafe style table to do work on. I spent all day sitting in the terrace area to do my work with no interruptions (except for the occasional daydreaming). Supermarket and stores are a short car ride away. Easy to get to even for those who are directionally challenged (like me). The gated house is in a quaint neighborhood.
Beautiful grounds with all sorts of trees and flowers. A feast for the eyes.
I was a little worried about the outside kitchen because I love to cook. For me, it was a new experience and I loved it. At first it was a challenge and I made do. Alberto has a bbq grill and a heavy duty iron double burner which suited me just fine. He also has a camping oven that you can use on request. My family stayed with me for a few days and we made the usual bacon and eggs for breakfast and various dinners like pasta with grilled vegetables and the usual bbq items. A rice cooker, microwave, and a toaster are also available. Cooking was not a problem. For those who do not cook, there are plenty of places to go out and eat.
Alberto was an awesome host. I did not get to meet Wendy and hopefully I will next time I am there. Alberto was very accommodating- he waited for us to arrive with a warm welcome. He had lots of information that he shared (where to eat, where to go, etc). He also is a powerhouse of knowledge. I had lost electricity/internet and Alberto was there in 45 minutes to check things out and to make sure i was okay.
So, in a nut shell, YES, I will be back, YES, I would recommend this property to anyone, and YES, Alberto is an awesome host.
Thank you Alberto for sharing your house and being a very accommodating host!!! I will be back soon. Melissa
Families with Young Children,
Owner's Response: Thanks Melissa. And thanks for taking such a good care of our apartment. You were a great guest.
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