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20 steps to the Beach, Condado-Ocean Park, PRIVATE POOL-Best location-

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

2 Br/1Bh, Pool, full Kitchen,w/d,high-speed Internet, sleep 2-6, Parking

Cute charming walk-up located 20 STEPS from the sand of the most beautiful urban beach in Puerto Rico. Master with a queen size bed and the second bedroom is a mezzanie with two twin beds. One bathroom and also, we have a shower outside and a Private heated Pool, brand new. Located between Condado and Ocean Park, San Juan, a lively (and the safest) neighborhood. Walking distance to a variety of local and trendy restaurants and 10 minutes cab ride from the airport and to Old San Juan.

Enjoy the peaceful breeze and sun in the mornings and then have fun exploring restaurants, pubs, disco, etc. in Condado (drinks), Old San Juan (Salsa), Isla Verde (disco), Piñones (Bomba y Plena) in the evenings. Or just do a picnic at night on the beach. We have 24 hour security!

LARGER GROUPS UP TO 20 ASK THE OWNER!

WE HAVE A BRAND NEW POOL!!!!

TOP ENTERTEINMENT WALKING DISTANCE: We have all kind of restaurants: Puerto Rican, Mexican, Japanish, Spaniard, international, healthy, vegetarian, Argentinian, Italian, French, Peruvian...walking distance.

YOGA CLASS EVERY WEDNESDAY: You can come to the owner class on the beach every Wednesday from 8 am till 9:30 am.

More Details

Owner
Isabel or Juan
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2017

About Isabel or Juan

We are renting short term for 8 years and all our clients are really happy with their stay. We already have 53 reviews! Come and see for yourself what do you think. We live in the apartment the first years and it has a great location, it is safe and really charming and cute. And 20 steps to the beach! We just add a private pool!.

Isabel or Juan purchased this townhome in 2002

Why Isabel or Juan chose San Juan

It is steps from the beach and that was really important for us, with small kids the beach was our playground...Also you do not need a car to go to restaurants, groceries, fun places and the Old San Juan is a 15 min. ride.

What makes this townhome unique

It has two patios one in the entrance with hamacas, the other at the rear part of the townhouse with a private pool and one terrace inside the master bedroom for a romantic breakfast. Just perfect!

Amenities

Parque Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • We have one bathroom on the apartment with shower, toilette, and sink. Also, we have an open shower in one of the patios.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Other - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Each bedroom has a large closet.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • 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
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(81 traveler reviews)

20 steps to the Beach, Condado-Ocean Park, PRIVATE POOL-Best location-
average rating of 4.814815 based on 81 reviews
5

PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5

I am puertorican living in upstate New York and wanted to go back to PR with my husband and three young kids to visit family and enjoy the warm weather. This loft apt is in Ocean Park which is one of the best area to stay in San Juan. The apt is spacious with nice decor and super super close to the beach. You get a street parking spot right on front of the apt which is very important because Ocean Park can be busy on the weekends. There are restaurants , deli, ice cream place, pharmacy etc.. that are walking distance. You can walk all the way to Condado if you want!. We walked to Kasalta's deli few times, B burro, and La cueva del mar. Isabel is the owner and lives in France which made me concern at first but everything went very smooth. Ana was the person that took care of us when we got there and she is amazing! I will definitely go back!

Todo estuvo genial!!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for enjoying. We really care about our clients and we are available 24/7. Our goal is to make our clients happy and give them what they want. Thank you! Ana and Isabel
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5

One of our Best vacations ever / LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION ! ! !

  • 5 of 5

Owners, Juan and Isabel could not have been more accommodating or delightful, and Ana, was a sweetheart, immediately available should we have needed anything. The home was very well equipped, from blender to beach towels & chairs! (Moreover, the private hot pool was amazing!) The location was phenomenal. A minute walk to the beach, and 3 or 5 minutes to stores and restaurants. I highly recommend Pinky's for breakfast, and Ocean Park Cafe for dinner, both had DELICIOUS offerings! If I make it back to PR (we came from California, so it was a trek) we would certainly hope to stay in this awesome place again! While there, make sure and take advantage of Uber, rides were SO reasonable. We even hired one for a full day at about $10 hr! Can't say enough good things about this place, the people, the experience. All so very positive!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Love that you enjoy so much!!!! yes, the location is really important. So many restaurants to choose from walking distance and at the same time a peaceful apartment with the beach right in front...Come back, please! Ana, Ive, Isabel
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5

Great location.

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay at this rental. The location is wonderful - the beautiful beach is through a small alley across the street. There is no real view of the ocean, if this is important for your rental. However, the location is such that we visited the clean, large beach several times a day. The beach in this area is swimmable. The rental itself is clean, open, comfortable and located in a nice neighborhood. Kitchen essentials are provided (stovetop, large toaster oven, microwave, even plastic wine glasses), as are beach towels and chairs, shampoo and body wash. Washer and dryer are available in the unit with needed soap. There is an iron and ironing board. I enjoyed sitting on the front porch each morning. The owner provided great information about the community. Ana is nearby if assistance is needed. She is very warm and responsive.

Old San Juan is 10 minutes away, thus we went into town daily. Baccardi about 20 minutes west. El Yunque is 40 mins away. The rental has the benefit of being at the beach, while being convenient to many sights. Food shopping is 5 minutes away, clothing malls are 15 minutes away.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being happy at our townhouse. Please, come back! Isabel and Ana
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Boston, MA
4

A wonderful townhouse so close to the beach you don't need a cooler!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed this property and would recommend it to friends. The owners are very responsive, the property is well-maintained, and it was exactly what we needed for a beach vacation.

The arrival/departure process was simple and flawless. The property manager was already waiting for us at the property when we drove up to give us keys. Departure was even easier (i.e. leave the keys inside and lock the door behind us).

The location of the property is, without question, its best feature. It is 23 steps to the beach and another 42 steps to the perfect sand (yes, I counted). It’s also not on a main street so it’s quieter. Lastly, there are a number of great restaurants all within walking distance (Acapulco Taqueria, Pirilo Pizza Rustica, and Kasalta).

The townhouse itself was very nice. The VRBO listing is accurate and the pictures give you a good idea for what to expect. A few highlights – The front porch area has a freshwater shower and wonderful hammock chairs. The kitchen comes with some basics (paper towels, dish soap, coffee filters) which is nice because we’ve stayed at other rentals where you have to buy all that. The plunge pool (~10’ x 4’) is very nice for lounging in the shade and in the evenings. There are also plenty of towels (both beach and bathroom) and other beach supplies (chairs and sand toys). We had two minor critiques. The trundle bed is right outside of the master bedroom so there’s no way to leave the master bedroom without walking through this space so privacy was a minor issue (you can’t discern this from the pictures on the website). Also, the WIFI is really slow.

We only had one complaint (and it’s not a big one), but it was enough to reduce the rating we gave from 5 to 4 stars. The owner confirmed that we would have a parking space reserved for us when we booked the rental. However, upon arrival we were informed that the owner over-promised the parking spaces (there are only 2 spaces for 3 different rental units) so we had to use on-street parking. However, due to the popularity of this location there’s a high demand for on-street parking so it’s impossible to come by on the weekend (especially in our case during July 4th weekend). Once we found on-street parking we were reluctant to move the car for fear of not finding any parking upon our return which inhibited our plans to go anywhere over the long weekend. Had we known that no parking space was available we wouldn’t have rented the car for the full week.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicagoland
5

Great location! Great House and a Great Time.

  • 5 of 5

First timers in P.R. but 12 years running as Homeaway.com users exclusively in S.W. Florida.

This property was fabulous! Clean and efficient with a kinda Island charm.

Right there off the beach which was awesome!

Our Family of 4 felt very much at home and would recommend this fully.

I gotts say the air conditioning units were the most efficient I have ever seen especially with the Island Temps.

This property had all the comforts and amenities that anyone can want.

and Great restaurants and cafe's within walking distance.

Stay Here! we will definitely again.

Bill- Chicago.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: How wonderful to have you! please, I hope you come to visit again soon. Ana, Ive and Isabel
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5

Everything they say and more

  • 5 of 5

there is nothing better than waking up, walking 20 steps (or less) to the beach, swimming for an hour, rinsing off using the outdoor shower, and jumping in the little pool. Everything else in the day seems better when you start out that way. GREAT for a couple's get-away or a small family. Fully functioning kitchen, comfortable furniture, your own pool!, peaceful and serene decorating: You feel at home from the very first minute you enter. Great little neighborhood, but I like quiet, safe and non-touristy, which this definitely is. Live like a local, a very lucky local. I would definitely recommend to friends and family and plan on returning to the exact same place next time I'm in San Juan.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Being a lucky local, this is a great way to put it!!! thank you for staying with us, we love to have you. Ana, Ive, Isabel
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Rates & Availability

Parque Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High
Jan 8 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$240
$1,680
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$225
$1,575
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
low
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$190
$1,260
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Med
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 21 2017
5 night minimum stay
$240
$1,680
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 5 2018
6 night minimum stay
$260
$1,820
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Exit cleaning $150
Pet Fee $100

More than 4 pay an extra fee $20 per night per person

Late arrivals from 9 pm-6 am pay extra fee of $60

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Luis Munoz Marin
Car: not necessary

Condado-Ocean Park is a pleasant, lively neighborhood of San Juan, with many local and trendy restaurants and one of the most beautiful urban beach in the world. From here, you are 1 hour drive to the amazing 'bioluminescent bay' (evening excursion) and 20 minutes fly (or 2 hour by car and ferry) to the islands of Vieques and Culebra. Also, huge caves, the Arecibo observatory (featured in several films), and the tropical forest of El Yunque are only 1 hour drive from here. Several Golf courses are available within 20 minutes drive. Finally, Old San Juan is just 10 min. drive.

Other Activities: kite surfing, surf, paddle boat,

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