Simple and delightful!
If we wanted everything to be perfect, we'd have gone to some 5 star resort on a fancy island. We chose Culebra for its simplicity and back home feel. It totally delivered. It's a slow island, relaxed.
The deck on the house is spacious and the view is awesome. The furniture is new, there's plenty of it, and Gaby was helpful, although we never met. The description does say "simple". I found it delightful.
The orientation is so that you can watch both sunrises and sunsets without having the sun in your eyes. And the sailboats have to pass right by you to get into town. Frigate birds ans stars overhead.
Not everything works. The floor is a bit crooked, and a rooster visited us on the deck every morning, looking for a handout. We have stayed in a lot of Homeaway places, and many provide a bit more in the kitchen: You will need to buy salt, pepper, any spices, oil, coffee filters (#4), and paper towels. Also soap for the bathroom. I didn't figure out the hot water until the last day (it's in the middle, not left or right!) The corkscrew and the blender were broken, and I left them out with a note, so I would expect them to be replaced eventually. Gaby, I would recommend providing potholders. Maybe a dishtowel.
No wine glasses, but I really don't feel that's a deal-breaker. This is an island getaway.
I found the place perfectly clean. 2 fluffy bath towels, 2 beach towels. Everything swept and polished.
No ants. A few lizards.
Yes, there are steps. Not an unreasonable amount (we're 60 and 65). And the view is worth every one of them. This is not wheelchair territory.
About transportation - it's walking distance from the town, and restaurants - but it's a bit of a hike with groceries. But how do you get to the many beautiful beaches, or explore the island? We wound up renting a jeep and used it every day.
There is no other way to get to the more remote beaches, which we visited instead of the more popular (still pretty empty!) Flamenco Beach. I thought having transport was worth it, but others staying in the same area went without and seemed fine.
We also stayed at another of Gaby's properties in Old San Juan. It was very well-located, no problems. High ceilings, fans, old-fashioned style. Nice for a night or two coming or going.
I'd stay here again.
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