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Casa Bonita - OCEAN FRONT house - Shacks Beach - 2 Apts

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6 (2 units), Pool

This listing is for booking both units. Units may be booked separately. CB1 $1500/wk, CB2 $2300/wk, both $3200/wk. - Luxurious home overlooking pool and ocean at world famous Shacks Beach. Located directly on the point less than 100 feet from the sandy swimming beach. Snorkel the great Blue Hole, surf, SUP, kite, or just relax. Awesome views, covered terraces, BBQ, cable, AC, WIFI. Home is gated, private with incredible landscaping. Perfect for traveling with grand parents. 3 BRs are divided into 2 adjacent apartments located on the ground floor. 1 BR villa with king (or convert to twins), and a 2 BR villa with 2 twins and a queen. Each unit has kitchen, AC, flat panel TV and full bath. Upstairs is our personal villa which we do not rent. Just 10 minutes from the airport (BQN) or a manageable drive from San Juan (2 hours +/-). No heavy party'rs please. We are a quiet resort. 5 night minimum, 7 in high season. Saturday to Saturday.


Owner
Larry
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 9, 2017

Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Aquadilla - BQN
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Eclipse or Ola Lolas
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Puenta Borinquen Golf
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Eclipse at Villa Montana
Nearest Beach
1 Metres
Playa Shacks
Car: necessary

Located directly ocean front on Shacks Beach, Barrio Bajuras, Isabela PR. Walk down our steps out to the point break at Shacks. Protected sandy bottom swimming less than 75 feet away!

Amenities

Bajura House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1 BR unit
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 BR unit
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2 BR unit
  • Two separate but adjacent apartments.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Kitchen in 1BR apartment does not have a dishwasher. There is on site storage for your surfing and other sporting equipment. Linens and interior towels are provided. Beach towels are not provided. Pricing includes house keeping after your stay. Check in - 3pm Check out - 11am

Reviews

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Casa Bonita - OCEAN FRONT house - Shacks Beach - 2 Apts
average rating of 4.974359 based on 39 reviews
Geneva, IL
5

Perfect family retreat

  • 5 of 5

Casa Bonita was the perfect location for our family vacation. The view says it all, the pictures are absolutely accurate and I think we took maybe 50 pictures of that view because it was so beautiful. You have the apartments (we stayed in the one bedroom, and the kids stayed in the two bedroom (ages 10, 12, and 14) but then you have a ton of outdoor space: the covered deck with 4 different seating areas, the pool deck with three loungers and two seats on the west side and the upper pool deck area. All have some form of shade, which I like. There was a very nice afternoon-evening breeze that felt so wonderful.

The house is elevated from the beach; maybe about 12 steps up. There is a foot bath right at the bottom step as well as an outdoor shower up the steps and left -very thoughtful! The owners provided beach chairs, beach toys and pool toys. We brought our beach towels from home and snorkeling gear. The beach is clean and private; There are mangroves and palm trees in abundance to provide shade. We didn't really use them but to keep our things cooler since we were in the water or throwing the frisbee around or going on walks. Shacks beach and the Blue Hole with the outer drop-off reef are literally right in front of you. We walked in almost directly and let the ocean drift (gentle east to west) take us over the coral and sea life. We arranged for a scuba instructor to come right to the home and we walked into the ocean and saw some excellent diving conditions! There are underwater caves and tunnels at the Blue Hole-fun! The water is very clear: you can see from the house the sandy blue bottom from the darker reef parts. We saw abundant fish, sea turtles, starfish, anemones, and even an octopus! I walked every morning at dawn, barefoot. It is about 1.5 miles to Jobos beach. We took surfing lessons there with Verdeazul.

If the location wasn't enough, we had it all at Casa Bonita. Having the private pool, the kids spent hours and hours a day in the pool when they were tired of the ocean, even into the evening. The neighborhood is quiet and residential. The property is gated and private; we felt completely at ease.

The rooms had air conditioning if you needed it, comfortable terra-cotta tile floors, hot water for showers and towels in abundance. Full size washer and dryer for laundry and a brand new outdoor grill. We loved the local food. Everyone is very nice.

We highly recommend and will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

The overall kind, helpful, clean & organized atmosphere that surrounds Casa Bonita is a traveling families dream!

Three generations vacationed at Casa Bonita and we unanimously agreed that is was the most restful, easiest & fun-filled vacation.

Larry & Margie are amazing homeowners who provided all travel information needed prior to our trip & during our trip. Each activity suggested was exactly as described and most were within walking distance or a short drive.

The apartments were super organized in each living area from bedrooms to bathrooms to the living room and kitchen. Everything we could have needed was provided. In addition, the outdoor eating area was our absolute favorite. We loved eating our cereal and watching the sun rise over the ocean and then taking a beach walk or swim.

The kitchen had every item needed to prepare meals. What a great welcome that set the tone for the whole vacation.

As the week progressed we utilized the washer & dryer which allowed us to travel with only carry-on bags. What a huge airline fee savings!

Many thanks for a great first (but definitely not the last) Puerto Rico experience.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Heavens little oasis

  • 5 of 5

This was our sixth time to Puerto Rico and the first time in a home away rental. This is hands down the absolute best trip EVER. It beat out the GRand Melia and the Waldorf Astoria.

The home is a gorgeous property. It is exceptionally well kept and the owners are simply wonderful.

We cooked in each evening on the grill. The steaks from the nearby market are excellent and the fresh tuna from the Reef fish market was wonderful.

We snorkeled right out in front of the house. I walked the beach up and back. We watched the beautiful kite surfing. When we did finally leave the house we were a short 15 minute drive from crash boat beach. That has to be one of the most beautiful and calm beaches I have ever visited.

From the pool to the beach front to the most gracious of host this is absolutely repeat rental for us. Over and over again. Debby and Roy.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous views, you'll never want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a week at Casa Bonita and it was by far the best vacation we have ever taken. The biggest issue we had the entire time was having to convince ourselves to leave the villas so we could enjoy the island! It was a full two days before we even bothered to go explore because lounging at the property was paradise.

I have been to some islands where I felt less than perfectly safe but this was not one of those times. Everyone we met was so warm and welcoming and we felt at home instantly. The location is perfect, if you can drag yourself away from the beautiful scenery while lounging at the pool and watching the ocean there is plenty to do with just a walk or a short drive. I highly recommend taking a tour of the island on horseback through Tropical Trail Rides which is well within walking distance.

The entire property was immaculate when we got there, at one point we did have a slight issue with the dryer but Larry had a very curteous man there to fix it within an hour of when I told him! The trip was incredible and I could not recommend Casa Bonita more highly. We loved it so much that my wife and I actually talked to the owner of Ola Lola's about getting jobs there so we wouldn't have to leave.

If I can help it, this will be the only place that I go for vacation from here on out.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
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5

Amazing beachfront vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My fiance and I had the privilege of spending a little over a week at this beautiful oceanfront property along with another couple. The two apartments on the lower level of the home are meticulously maintained and house everything you would need for a perfect vacation on Shacks Beach.

We went for daily morning walks along the endless beach outside of the residence, and would only pass maybe 5 other people on an hour long walk. On these walks we would collect handfuls of sea glass, and unique shells.

The pool is where we spent the majority of our time during our stay as the ocean was a bit rough, which I understand is normal for the winter months. The pool area gets great sun, and also has spots of shade throughout the day, so there is a spot for everyone whether you want to sunbathe, or enjoy a cooler area to rest. You can also watch numerous wind surfers right outside your door every day.

We enjoyed Shacks Beach so much that we are considering having our wedding there. I highly recommend doing a trail ride with Tropical Trail Rides, also having a meal at Ola Lola's, and The Eclipse restaurant at Villa Montana Resort. All of which are short walks from Casa Bonita.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
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5

Beautiful & Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Casa Bonita was the perfect location to have a truly relaxing vacation. It was also the perfect choice to spend our 3 year wedding anniversary with friends celebrating their 10th. The view is absolutely stunning and makes you never want to leave the house - there is no reason to, they have every you need, want, and more. I have been on many vacations and to quite a few tropical resorts, this is number one in my book - absolutely breathtaking. Hope to go back some day!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
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Rates & Availability

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This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Check in 3pm. Check out 10am.
Xmas $500/nite, 7 night min Nov - April, June 15 - Aug 15.

50% deposit required to reserve the property.
Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.
$500 refundable security deposit per unit.
7% tax not included in rate. 3% surcharge for visa/mc. Checks preferred.
See casabonita-pr.com for sample rental agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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