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HUGE 5 Bdrm,3Bth PVT POOl 89steps from PVT BEACH with generator and CHEF option

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 3,650 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bdrms,3 full baths, outside shower, full kitchen, sleeps 20 .3500 sq ft

This brand new elegant beach property located in a peaceful, romantic area which is guarded comes with fully furnished, fully equipped kitchen, and is fully air conditioned, just 89 steps away from the beach. Also has marble floors and brand new furniture. Has huge swimming pool and jacuzzi located in a private backyard located in safe family, guarded neighborhood with private gated access. Since we just remodeled, we are able to sleep a minimum of 16 people however it can accommodate up to 20 people if wish to sleep on any of the 4 large couches. Has wireless internet, cable, and phone. Also has 4 televisions including a 52 inch big screen television in the family room. Also has Washer and Dryer. Finally is only 10 minutes away from all major shopping areas including Walmart, Sams, and a mall. Owner's most important goal is to make customer happy. We will do everything we can to make this vacation your best!!

We provide private chef services for in home cooking upon request for an additional cost.

We also provide daily house keeping upon request

Finally we have a service that will go food shopping for you if you would like

More Details

Owner
Sam Palma
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish, Hebrew
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
October 11, 2017

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
35 mins
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Fajardo PR
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 52
Car: necessary

If you drive just 45 minutes you can visit the historic walled fortress city of Old San Juan, the tropical mountain El Yunque Rain forest, and the beautiful Surfing Luquillo Beach(La Pared) which is only a 40 minute drive. Also you can visit the El Faro Lighthouse Museum and Las Cabezas Nature Reserve (bio-luminescent mangrove lagoon). The port town of Fajardo, with it's boats can be hired for sailing/boating, snorkeling/scuba, fishing, and ferries to Culebra and Vieques Islands, which are 5 miles away. Be sure to go out sailing from Fajardo on the luxurious 50' yacht, drink& gourmet lunch included, to the small outer islands for great snorkeling. This part of the island has been visited by many tourists because it has one of the best coral reefs and water clarity in the World!!

Amenities

Río Abajo Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3650 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • ALTHOUGH THERE ARE NO REFUNDS YOU WILL GET CREDIT TOWARDS A FUTURE STAY
  • ALSO IF WE CAN FILL YOUR SPOT THEN YOU WILL GET A FULL REFUND . PLEASE ASK FOR CONTRACT
  • RATES MAY CHANGE FOR GROUPS OF MORE THAN 11 PEOPLE , APPROX $15 -$55 per person per night. Please inquire for exact quote from owner
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Other - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , our newest addition just completed 04/26/2013
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Dolphin master bed room - 1 queen , with large private bathroom
    The lookout room - 1 queen
    children's room - 4 twin/ single
    The peaceful room - 1 queen , Just built and added 1 year ago
    The boat room - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , just bulit and completed 2 years ago
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 5 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

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HUGE 5 Bdrm,3Bth PVT POOl 89steps from PVT BEACH with generator and CHEF option
average rating of 4.7083335 based on 24 reviews
West Boylston, MA, USA
5

Rossidudes' Vacation in Humacao

  • 5 of 5

Upon arriving, we were greeted by Norma, the property manager and her daughter. She gave us a very thorough tour of this beautiful home. As we began to settle in, we noticed there was no coffee maker. We placed a quick call to Norma and she brought over what appeared to be a new coffee maker. Very quick response time. Later on in the week, the property owner stopped by and introduced himself. He did a walk through of the property to make sure things were in order to our liking. Just about every room has built in air conditioning units that are controlled via remote controls. In one of the bedrooms we had a malfunctioning air conditioner. Again, we placed a call to Norma and later that same day, she had several people at the home installing a brand new air conditioning unit. There were a few locks around the property that we didn't have keys for. New keys were provided for everything upon request! We had a need for an additional clicker for the gate to enter the neighborhood. Norma provided us with a second clicker with no questions asked! There were even a few occasions where I called Norma accidentally from my cell phone and hung up before the call was connected. She actually took the time to call me back!!

For my wife, son and I, this was our first vacation where we just relaxed and enjoyed family. This home was very spacious and my wife who uses a wheelchair was able to maneuver around most of the home in her chair. We had 10 of us altogether in the home and everyone had a place to sleep. The bunk beds and pull out trundle bed made it somewhat "cool" for the younger kids. The home itself was in pretty immaculate condition.

We were literally steps from the beach and took several strolls from the house to the beach.

The pool on the property was an L shaped pool and on the long part of the L, the depth got to 5ft. The short part of the L was between 2-3ft. My 5 year old old son quickly learned and understood his limits. This pool will be special to us because our son learned for the first time how to hold his breath underwater!

The home was conveniently located to take entire day or even afternoon/evening trips to various places including Old San Juan, Fajardo, Luquillo, etc.

If I had to sum things up in a few sentences it would be as follows. Our extremely memorable family vacation was made even more amazing by having an amazing property to stay in while we were there. We felt cared for and had a great time.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Feb 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this Beautiful review ! We work very hard to make sure that our tenants have the best vacations possible and to also make them feel like at home. I hope to hear from you guys again in the near future. Thanks, Norma
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5

Great family getaway with no tourist trappings

  • 5 of 5

We booked this house because it slept so many (even though there are only 9 of us, we wanted bedroom options for teens and families) and because of the pool. As we got closer, a lot of people asked, "Why are you staying in Humacao?" and indeed, it was only because of the house. It turned out to be a great choice though: We got to see much island beauty with none of the tourist trappings of a resort. The house is in a little development. The house directly next door and maybe one or two others are also rentals, but otherwise it is all residents. The people who live there are not as tickled by the beach, so we ended up having that to ourselves the times we walked over. It's startling, looking as far as you can see down a beach in both directions and not seeing any other people! It was wild and natural and beautiful. The development is also in the Humacao Nature Reserve, and taking walks through that each day was a highlight of the trip. It's a beautiful palm forrest with well-marked paths. So all told, I would say the near-rural location is the best part of the rental.

The house itself is good though too. Sam the caretaker is always available with answers and advice, especially on the first day when renters have a million questions. The home is nothing fancy but has everything you need, including strong wifi, and is very comfy. We enjoyed hanging out around the table, in the living room, and especially in the pool. The pool was another highlight of our trip, the 4-year-old ended up getting a lot of water confidence out of her hours spent in there! The pool is kept clean and the outdoor shower was great, not just to wash off but also for the 1-year-old to play in.

We got all of our groceries at the nearby Walmart or Ralph's. There are mall-type shops nearby but we didn't find any cute, local gift shops, and that was fine. We didn't spend extra money! We ate only 4 meals out: One lunch on a day visit to Old San Juan, one lunch at El Yunque, and twice we ate down the street at Restaurante Paseo Playero, which was delicious and featured live local music on the Saturday and the Friday that we visited.

It's about an hour's drive to Old San Juan and also to El Yunque so those were our big excursions, each one taking up a day. I think we may have enjoyed the days we spent just hanging out in the rental even more! We also took an afternoon boat ride with La Paseadora Cruise to Monkey Island and that was a hoot! Highly recommended. Great family vacay!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Enjoyable place to stay

  • 4 of 5

Very spacious, up to date and clean property. We enjoyed the pool. As issues arose, they were taken care of swiftly. Quiet neighborhood, unfortunately the area to access the beach is very dirty and unkept. The shore line did not look like what is pictured (which is no reflection on the homeowner though.)

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay and apologize for the entrance to the beach. There are many weddings on the beach and unfortunately some of them dont clean the area as are in our rules. ( The last one being the week before you arrived) Furthermore what we have done to resolve this situation is put stricter rules in place for weddings done at the beach and hired a newer clean up crew to clean the beach regularly in order to.avoid such situations as we like to keep our beach clean. This time of year seaweed draws on shore which is not something we have control over but most of the year the shore line is just like our photos. We hope to see you soon
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4

I would stay here again

  • 4 of 5

I traveled to Puerto Rico for my daughter's 16th birthday. Altogether there were 16 Of us and the house accommodated all of us and then some. There was even a baby chair and play pen for my niece which was a huge plus. The pool was great and definitely went to good use as the kids were in there every chance they got. The kitchen was well equipped, so that saved on having to buy cups, plates,utensils, etc. The beach is literally steps away as described and the view is beautiful. Sometimes I am a little sceptical about booking things online but I was in touch with Sam days and weeks before our trip just to make sure we were all on the same page. And I'm neurotic like that lol. Sam was available all the time which was great so that made me more comfortable. Overall we all had a great time and would definitely come back and stay at this home.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

My niece 50th celebration/family vacatiion.

  • 4 of 5

We went to PR for my niece 50th BD celebration. Was her wish to go and ride a horse on the beach which she did and loved it. We stayed in this nice home, due to the fact she loves the beach and said 89 steps from beach. The house was very comfortable and cleaned. We had one minor problem, I called and was taken care the next day without any difficulty. Management was nice. Every where we wanted to go was an hour away due to the GPS. We did get to visit family we had not seen in 52 years. Over all loved that we got to spend family time in this house and lots of laughs. The only down fall of our trip was the rain, rained for 5 days out of the 9 we were there. I strongly recommend this house for large families with young kids. The Conde/Cruz/ Aguila family.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking time out to write a review for us. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us as this is our primary goal for any one to stay with us. We are very sorry for the little inconvenience that we were able to fix right away. Although we do everything that we can, to ensure that everything works properly sometimes things come up when you have such a large property that accommodates so many people. 90 percent of the tourist attractions are within 22 mins away however if you input addresses as apposed to locations in PR it is easy to get lost. Unfortunatly in the caribbean during certain months it rains more frequently than others but at least since we are in tropics rain only lasts for 20 mins. We look forward to having you as our guests again. Sincerely Sam
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5

Great vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

This vacation property is well maintained and flexible for larger groups and families, but I think the best part about it is it's location. There are miles and miles of trails and beaches within walking distance. The nearby nature preserve is amazing. When you've done all of that, it's great to relax by the pool back at the house.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Refundable damage deposit $160

1. WE DON'T CHARGE TAX
2.Ask about our low price guarantee applicable during certain months.
3. For groups of more than 11 people based on time of year there may be a charge of $15 to $25 per extra person per night. Please inquire for exact quote.



Cleaning fee ranges from $100-$150 depending on amt of people and availability

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund