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Unbelievable Ocean Views, Gorgeous Beach and Remodeled Apart near Rain Forest

83 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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2 Bedrooms, 1 queen bed and 2 bunkbeds, 1 Bathroom, sleeps 6

Luquillo is a very famous tourist attraction in PR. It has the most incredible blue beaches that are renowned around the world as 'Bandera Azul', or Blue Flag, which is the highest distinction around the world. The famous 'El Yunque National Rain Forest' is 5 min. from the apartment with its incredible waterfalls and hiking trails. Also we have very close in Fajardo the Las Cabezas light house and forest reserve and the famous bio-luminescent lagoon. The Bioluminescent lagoon is a gtreat atraction and a great adventure. It's a beautiful and different experience due to being of a night kayak ride.

The apartment is a corner unit on the 12th floor. Due to many windows it has great cross ventilation providing with lots of ocean breezes. The windows from the kitchen and dinning room area also provide a beautiful ocean view. Even thou the floor is not too high nor too low you will feel from the inside of the apartment as if you are on top of the ocean in a cloud. Come and enjoy our all year round great weather in a place where you will feel like home!.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Sheila Gonzalez
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 4, 2016
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About Sheila Gonzalez

I'm a realt estate agent in Gurabo, Puerto Rico. An hour away from Luquillo. When I was very young my grandfather had a house in Luquillo in front of the Ocean and our family, uncles and cousins would spend most summers at this house in the beach. We always had such great time that I always said that when I could would love to buy a place there. It was the most frequented beach in the Island for Summer time. We used to meet school friends there even thou I lived in the metropolitan area. Everyone wanted to spend summer there and many camped in nearby camping areas. It was the cool place to be. Time has changed and now is a very tranquil beach. This makes it much better because you can enjoy nature in peace at it's best.

One day I was called to sell an apartment owned by my uncle in Luquillo. When I arrived just was amazed at the views of the ocean and just fall completely in love. I had to have it! It was needing some love so I decided to spend lots of money and did it as new. I am planning on enjoying it more in my retirement Unfortunately for the time being work doesn't allow me to enjoy it so I hope you do. This is the apartment that I'm offering with much pride.

Sheila Gonzalez purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Sheila Gonzalez chose Luquillo

This property has been prepared with lots of love and planning for your best experience in the Island. My greatest joy is for you to love Puerto Rico and Puertorricans and want to come back.

What makes this apartment unique

Completely remodeled! Great building with good security 24/7.

You will completely fall in love with the views and won't want to leave. From the kitchen, dinning and living area you really feel like in a cloud over the ocean. Great feeling!!!!


based on 83 traveler reviews

Unbelievable Ocean Views, Gorgeous Beach and Remodeled Apart near Rain Forest
average rating of 4.9036145 based on 83 reviews
Rockville, MD, USA

Excellent apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Our family (a couple with 2 kids) spent a week at this apartment during Thanksgiving 2009. The location is great if you want to use it as a base to explore different parts of Puerto Rico, specially the Northeast side, It is very close to El Yunque and Fajardo and not too far from San Juan. We also had a chance to visit Arecibo and Ponce.

The apartment had everything we could possibly need and the owner, Sheila, was very helpful welcoming us at the apartment and giving us hints. She even managed to get us a great babysitter one night so that my wife and I could go salsa dancing.

There is a great beach right in front of the apartment and it has a large pool. A car is definitely needed.

We highly recommend this apartment.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2009
  • Stayed: Nov 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! It was my pleasure. Hope to see you and your beautiful family soon. Happy Holidays! Sheila
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Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

Great place.....they thought of everything......towels, beach chairs, games, surf board.....etc. gated, clean, accessible, helpful....we will be back. Felt like home.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you sooo much!! With much love, Sheila
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Amazing place to be 😊

  • 5 of 5

I had a very very good time Sheila was great good communication apartment as described I will definitely stay there again all the guard at the gate and front desk where very respectful and friendly it was a great experience A++++++++

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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beautiful , wonderful view

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice condo and it is well maintained. The view is absolutely beautiful. From the balcony you can see the ocean, and it was very nice to be able to sit on the balcony ,and enjoy the view. I had stayed there with my husband and my 4 daughters.They shared the second bedroom and were comfortable. They had 2 bunkbeds in the second bedroom . There were many things to do around the area. It is a central place for things to do. The apartment is kept clean. And it had all the things we needed for the beach. I would recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The apartment was just as described with an amazing view of the ocean. It is conveniently located across the road from a supermarket and a Walgreens. The kioskos, which offer a variety of delicious local foods are a short 5 minute drive from the condo. The condo is beautifully decorated and had coolers, beach chairs, tennis rackets, boogie boards and even board games for the children. The kitchen was fully equipped, the beds were very comfortable and there were plenty of fresh linens and towels available. We had an amazing vacation and will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks!!
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Gorgeous View

  • 4 of 5

My son and I stayed here for a little less than a week and really enjoyed it! The bedrooms each had air conditioning so sleep was very comfortable. The fan In the living room and the breeze on the balcony made the common areas comfortable. We loved sitting on the balcony and listening to the waves. It is close to so much and we enjoyed the pool, tennis courts, and nearby beach. The parking was secure and there were always spaces available. Sheila was always quick to help if we needed anything and was very helpful. The kitchen had everything we needed and we enjoyed being able to cook our own breakfasts, snacks or occasional dinner. The condo was very clean.

While here, we visited the El Yunque Forest and Old San Juan. We took a great tour with BioIsland for an electric boat tour of the Bioluminescent Lagoon. We also took a snorkeling catamaran day trip with East Island Excursions, which turned out to be our favorite thing of the week.

Staying here worked very well for us and we enjoyed our visit a great deal!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Luis Munoz Marin Int'l Airport (San Juan)
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Ferry to Culebra and Vieques from Fajardo
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route #3
Car: recommended

Also in Fajardo which is 15 min away, you can set sail on one of many boats for rental or take the ferry to Vieques or Culebra. Also in Christmas season and Three Kings Day you can explore our culture and festivals. Viejo San Juan is only 40 min. away with historical sightseeing like 'El Morro Fortress', the Bacardi Rum Factory tour, lots of shopping, wonderful food and sightseeing in a ferry cruise on the bay. Good Hotels nearby like El Conquistador& Westin Rio Mar where you can find fine dining, casino, golfing, horseback riding, snorkeling, tennis, marina and dancing. There are 5 Golf courses in Rio Grande area.


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Solimar Apartment Rental Rates

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fall season
Aug 11 2016 - Dec 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
High season
Dec 20 2016 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Property Ins $1,500 $49 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

Rates are subject to change before confirmation of booking. Holidays could have an additional rate.

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Solimar Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 958 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 4 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Gated Community
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • 3 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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