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Enchant Your Senses at Villa El Encanto with Breathtaking Ocean Views

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,600 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Deluxe Villa- 3 Bedrooms, 4 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 8-10

Our luxurious Villa El Encanto is located on a secluded quiet hilltop steps from Rincon's world-renowned Sandy Beach in the upscale Puntas neighborhood. Enchant your senses at this exclusive Villa with its fabulous panoramic vistas of where the Caribbean Sea joins the Atlantic ocean, surrounded by gorgeous lush tropical gardens and cool breezes & spacious terraces. CELEBRATE A SPECIAL EVENT OR UNIQUE WEDDING! GET DISCOUNTS FOR EARLY BOOKINGS! See whales and exotic birds from our terraces! Bring nothing but your bathing suit and tooth brush! The Villa has been designed and equipped to guarantee a perfectly relaxing vacation. Swin in our private Pool. Relax in the adjoining Pool House with an outdoor kitchen, dining area, BBQ, bathroom and outdoor shower. Have it your way: swim all day, lots to explore or do nothing at all! Walk to beach and to casual and elegant restaurants offering a spectacular array of cuisine. Pure Joy in Nature.

Villa: The Villa has lots of terrace space so you can enjoy the outdoors relaxing and taking in the oceanviews and breezes. In the interior there are two spacious bedrooms: master bedroom with king-sized bed and private bathroom, and another bedroom with two queen-sized beds and bathroom. The large living room has a queen-sized sofa bed and beautiful rattan furniture with a balcony leading to the pool area. The dining room and kitchen have sliding glass doors and picture windows offering breath-taking colorful views of the gardens, pool and ocean. Full laundry room also included. There are modern A/C units and Ceiling Fans throughout the interior. TV/DVD, WIFI. There is lush colorful landscaping surrounding the property with lots of flowers and palm trees. There is ample driveway for up to 4 cars. There is a gate and alarm system in the entry way.

The Villita is only a few steps from the Main Villa. The Villita has a private bedroom with a queen-size bed. The bathroom is very spacious and modern with a walk-in shower tiled in blue and white mosaic. For your convenience, there is a stackable washer/dryer tucked away in a large closet. The kitchen/dining room opens out to the terrace with ocean views and garden views. You can enjoy your breakfast and all your meals on the terrace. TV, A/C units and Ceiling Fans throughout the interior.

Rincon has become a very desirable vacation spot due to its unusual beauty and relaxed atmosphere throughout the year. Our rates do not vary, however, we will be happy to offer discounted rates for early bookings and extended stays. Book early so that we can give you a great Discount Rate! Our busiest season is from December through April. Bookings for these months are usually done 6 months in advance or earlier! We can accommodate up to a total of 10 persons in the Villa and the Villita. You will enjoy exclusivity since no other guest will be renting during your stay. We only rent to one family at a time. This is a special feature unlike booking a hotel room or a condo. We look forward to your visit.

The area has many beautiful and secluded beaches. The Villa is only a few steps uphill from Sandy Beach. We also recommend Corcega Beach and the Public Beach only a 10 minute drive from the Villa. Enjoy the local and international cuisine offered in many local restaurants on the beach. We recommend Tamboo Bar, Casa Islena, Cowboysl, Shipwreck and English Rose. Sample one of the local tropical drinks while you relax under a shady palm tree. Enjoy our terraces with constant ocean breezes. Smell the flowers and watch the hummingbirds! BBQ by the pool while gazing at the beautiful tropical garden. HASTA PRONTO!

You Can Book On-Line!: We look forward to help you plan an unforgettable vacation in Rincon - a unique tropical quiet part of Puerto Rico. Booking is very easy. Our response time is within minutes. Our Property Manager , who is fully bilingual - English and Spanish, will always be available while you are visiting Villa El Encanto for further assistance during your stay. We offer great discounts for early bookings. See our customers' wonderful reviews. We have many repeat customers.

If you are planning a wedding or special event, Villa El Encanto is a great and beautiful setting for a memorable event. We offer all inclusive packages (catering, DJ, decorations, photographer, etc.) Just show up, relax, and have the best time of your life. DON'T WORRY, BE HAPPY!! HASTA PRONTO!

More Details

Property Manager
Helen Cuevas Zakhar, Proprietor / Event Designer
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 11, 2018

About Helen Cuevas Zakhar, Proprietor / Event Designer

Our dream was always to have a house in the tropics with oceanviews. We traveled to most of the Virgin Islands during our vacations, and would jot down ideas for our dream vacation get away. Without really planning it we were on vacation in Puerto Rico when my brother alerted me to visit the town of Rincon. On the same day, we searched for a realtor and closed the deal! It was the perfect spot to build our dream house.

Helen Cuevas Zakhar, Proprietor / Event Designer purchased this villa in 1994

Why Helen Cuevas Zakhar, Proprietor / Event Designer chose Puntas

We were fortunate to find the most wonderful spot with constant tropical breezes, calming blue oceanviews surrounded by lush tropical trees and flowers. The idea of having our dream come true was close to a reality. With the assistance of the local architect and using our experience as world travelers, we designed Villa El Encanto! Rincon is famous for its friendly low key atmosphere, beautiful sunsets, whale-watching, fresh fruits and fish, and quiet ambiance.

What makes this villa unique

Villa El Encanto offers the unique opportunity to vacation as you wish either relaxing by the pool, eating your meals in the gazebo while watching the ocean, colorful birds, butterflies, flowers, walking to the beach. We built the Villa to provide you ample space and comfort with a tropical design and decor. Villa El Encanto is close to town for your shopping convenience, but far enough to guarantee peace and quiet. Our reviews speak for themselves as do our repeat clientele. Some clients have returned year after year and are give us the best referrals. We look forward to your visit. BIENVENIDOS!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Villa El Encanto is the perfect place to stay in the magnificent town of Rincon. They provide you with all the amenities.
May 2017
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Puntas Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Villa Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Villa Second Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Villita Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Pool House Bathroom - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
  • Each bathroom is tastefully decorated and have modern fixtures. The Main Villa has a private bathroom in the Master Bedroom with a tub/shower and mahogany cabinet/basin. The Guest bathroom has a modern tiled shower and mahogany cabinet/basin. The Villita has a beautiful blue and white mosaic tiled large bathroom with modern shower and cabinet/basin. There is also a combination washing machine/dryer in an ample closet. We also have a full pool house bathroom beautifully decorated with a Underwater Theme. There is also an Outdoor Shower for your convenience to rinse off when returning from the beach.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Villa Guest Bedroom - 2 queen
    Villita Bedroom - 1 queen
    Villa Living Room - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sofabed
    Villita Living Room - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sofabed
    Villa Master Bedroom - 1 king
  • All Bedrooms are decorated tastefully and have A/C and ceiling fans. All bedding linens and towels are provided. Our furnishing are in excellent condition to provide comfort. At the Villa: The Master Bedroom has a king size bed , TV, and a private bathroom with a bathtub and shower. There is lots of closet space and drawers. The second bedroom has two queen size beds. At the Villita: The bedroom has a queen size bed. In the livingroom there is a queen size sofabed.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
GET MORE DETAILS & SEE 50 BEAUTIFUL PHOTOS OF VILLA EL ENCANTO WHEN YOU VISIT OUR WEBSITE: SEE LINK BELOW IN 'Further Details'. We have equipped Villa El Encanto with all the necessary amenities to make your visit the most relaxing and pleasurable vacation. No need to over-pack, we supply all kitchen utensils, linens, towels, beach towels, beach chairs, etc. for your convenience. You are guaranteed a relaxing vacation surrounded by nature and the cool breezes of the Caribbean and Atlantic Oceans. For an extra cost, we can stock the refrigerator to your liking before you arrive, arrange for Maid service, and serve Typical cuisine at the Villa, provide on-site massages, and many other. References provided upon request. We have many repeat customers. All of which are happy to recommend Villa El Encanto! Visit our Website: See WEBSITE LINK below in 'Further Details'. We offer Discounted Rates for Early Bookings! CELEBRATE A SPECIAL EVENT! See You-Hasta Pronto!!


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Enchant Your Senses at Villa El Encanto with Breathtaking Ocean Views
average rating of 4.9649124 based on 121 reviews

Hidden Gem in Rincon

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in this beautiful Villa! Everything was perfect! Villa El Encanto surpasses our expectations, every detail of the Villa is well taken care of, not only the Villa but also the surroundings. We really enjoyed the outdoor spaces and the pool!

We highly recommend Villa El Encanto, it is a hidden gem in Rincon!

Thank you Hellen for your hospitality and that of your staff!

Can't wait to return soon!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your wonderful review. We are very happy you enjoyed the Villa. Please return soon. Gracias
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Truly Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This is one slice of paradise I could not pass up writing a review for. My family rented both the villa and the villita and had the most amazing time over the holidays. The house was perfectly set-up for our arrival. The grounds and pool were maintained beautifully. Although the pictures online were awesome, being there in person was even better.

Having a covered outside kitchen surrounding the pool was another wonderful feature. We can't wait to start planning our next trip at The Villa El Encanto. Thank you Helen!!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you for taking the time to post this wonderful review. We proud ourselves in making your vacation a dream come true. We hope you will refer your friends and family to Villa El Encanto, and we look forward to your return real soon. Best wishes for 2017 to you and your family. Helen & Staff
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Relaxing and Enjoyable

  • 5 of 5

I just recently vacationed at Villa el Encanto with my family and nephews visiting from states. It was breath taking, relaxing and peaceful. My family and me live here in PR and have gone to different locations but this was the best vacation yet. It was so relaxing and it was just what we were looking forward to. The management Sly, Evelyn and family were very helpful and attentive at all times. I would recommended to anybody looking for peaceful and relaxing vacation it is everything and more. One of my highlights was the view of the beautiful sunrises. Although we did not go sightseeing my nephews actually enjoyed the beach and pool even more, as so did we. The moment you arrive any stress you may have just go away from the peace all around. The house and the grounds are beautifully maintained, anything that you can think of is in the home for your use. The afternoons were spent around the pool and/or a quick walk down the hill to the beach. We look forward to returning next year for another peaceful and relaxing vacation. Thank you for everything and more than expected. Just wonderful!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5-star acommodations and staff

  • 5 of 5

After staying at quite a few VRBO properties it was quite refreshing to come to one that was actually 'complete'. All the little things you want are there - lots of towels, lots of dishes, tons of storage. The pool is perfect and we spent every night under the cabana playing cards and listening to the birds and frogs. We literally saw WHALES jumping in the ocean while we were eating breakfast. It's high up on a hill, but incredibly close to the ocean. The town of Rincon has amazing food, and we surfed every morning and spent every afternoon in the pool. When needed the staff were there to clean or help out. On-time check in and check-out was stress free. We would love to come back to Rincon and Villa El Encanto.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We greatly appreciate your wonderful review. Many of our guests are so amazed that they can see Whales from the Villa during mating season. What a treat!! We welcome your return, and we hope that you bring more friends and family to enjoy the colorful landscaping , ocean breezes, variety of food, pool and beach and the relaxing ambiance. Have a great 2016. See you soon.
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Slice of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

This is our third time at this wonderful location that we have deemed "a slice of heaven" We keep coming back because it outlives its description and never disappoints. The home is immaculately kept and the grounds are lush and well maintained. It's proximity to all things is convenient but at the same time one can just stay at this quiet serene location and enjoy the views and amenities......aaah just heaven!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hola Dear Friend of Villa El Encanto, We appreciate your kind words about your experience at the Villa. It's customers like you that become part of our close knit regular clientele. Hope to see you soon again. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.
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Fabulous and peaceful escape

  • 5 of 5

Villa El Encanto is absolutely beautiful. The moment you arrive any stress you may have just melts away as you look out to the ocean and hear the waves crashing. The house and the grounds are beautifully maintained, anything that you can think of is in the home for your use. The outside kitchen area the inground pool the outside bathroom and refrigerator all very convenient. This was our second time staying here within months of each other because my family just loved it that much. I have three older children in their 20s and right down the street is the restaurant Tamboo which Friday Saturday and Sunday play music live bands DJs right on the beach. The view is beautiful day or night the food is fantastic and so is the service. The waiters and waitresses are all friendly and they all speak English. All of the adults went down and had a great time as well as the young adults, I actually stayed out the latest out of everyone!! You meet the locals and you just feel like you're at home and you knew them for years and years. Helen who is the proprietor is absolutely wonderful to work with, Evelyn and Syl the managers of the property are also wonderful to work with anything you need they fall over backwards to help you. We just came back Tuesday and over the weekend we lost power during one of the quick storms that they had and Syl had come right over just to make sure the generator had automatically come on.

Now that we've been home for two days I've already purchased tickets to go back in February and I have reserved the Villa one more time.. We have traveled all over Puerto Rico we have stayed in several different establishments we travel to Mexico, The Dominican republic, Aruba and Jamaica to all inclusive resorts, but this Villa probably is the most relaxed that I have ever been, and the night life is wonderful. And just to add, surfboard rentals, four wheeling, scuba and snorkeling is right down the street and so are other local bar's.. There is something for everyone whether you want to sit and relax and vegetate or you want to go out and explore its definitely worth your time and your money.

Thank you so much Helen and Syl

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Friend of Villa El Encanto, We can't thank you enough for your thorough and wonderful review of the Villa and Rincon neighborhood. We are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed yourselves during your visit. It is a pleasure to have clients that like to explore the many activities offered in Rincon. A special thanks for taking care of Villa El Encanto as if it were your own. We look forward to your visit next February. Hugs to you and your family. Best wishes for the upcoming holidays. Helen and Villa Staff
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Borinquen, Aguadilla Airport
Nearest Barpub
Tamboo Bar
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Mayaguez Ferry to Sto. Domingo, Dominican Republic
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Borinquen, Aguadilla
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Tamboo Bar
Nearest Beach
Sandy Beach
Car: necessary

BIENVENIDO to Rincon! Known for its beautiful sunsets, whale watching, surfing championships, and relaxed environment, Rincon is the farthest northwest corner of the island of Puerto Rico. It is about a 45 minute drive from Borinquen, Aguadilla airport, and about a 2 1/2 hour drive from San Juan airport. Explore and enjoy all of the local area activities such as horseback riding on the beach, snorkeling, diving, whale watching, surfing, seaside local food and yummy tropical drinks, relaxing at the beach and pool. The town offers a Plaza, Catholic Church, supermarkets, banks, pharmacies, internet cafes, souvenir shops and restaurants.

Rincon is also easy driving distance to the Arecibo Observatory and The Camuy Caves. In Mayaguez and Aguadilla, about a 1/2 hour drive in either direction, there are modern malls with movie theaters. shops, fast food restaurants and casinos. LOTS MORE INFO & 50 BEAUTIFUL PHOTOS OF VILLA & VILLITA AT OUR WEBSITE: SEE LINK BELOW IN 'FURTHER DETAILS

Other Activities: Take the whole family on a sunset horseback ride on the beach right by the Villa. Watch the professional surfers during the world competitions from February to March. Learn how to surf. Scuba dive and snorkle at Desecheo Island with Taino Divers in town. Take yoga lessons on the beach at Paradise Yoga only a few minutes downhill from the Villa. Taste all the great tropical drinks and treats at Tamboo Bar, Casa Islena, Green House, Rincon Tropical! BBQ fresh fish at the Villa's outdoor kitchen while you swim or relax by the pool. There is so much to do -- or do nothing at all! It is up to you! Please read the many reviews posted by our customers for many more ideas.

Golf: Golf under the beautiful blue skies of Aguadilla Golf Courses. Only 1/2 hour easy drive from Villa El Encanto in Rincon. Play and Pay. No Reservations required.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Rates increase for 10 guests including children and also when renting 3rd Bedroom.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.