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Joshua Ewing

Member since: 2003
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Speaks: english, french

Summer Sale-Vieques Retreat with Stunning Views

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

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Vieques-2 Masters, Bonus small bedrooms, Amazing views

Located in the popular Bravos de Boston neighborhood, The ocean view is spectacular from this previous marine artist's 3.5 bedroom, 3 bath home, overlooking the harbor of Isabel II, and across to the main island of Puerto Rico and the islands of St Thomas and Culebra.

Sit on the open terrace in the morning and watch the fishing boats and ferries come and go, or catch an amazing sunset in the evening. Listen to the sound of the ocean and the coquis(and the occasional rooster). Enjoy the natural setting and private location. Banana plants, Lime bushes, Papaya trees and Bamboo next to the deck on the property.

On the main floor leading out to the terrace are two living spaces, the kitchen and a master bedroom with a king bed and bathroom. Behind the kitchen on the main floor are 2 smaller bedrooms, one with twin beds and the other a single twin (suitable mostly for children)that share a bath and a laundry area with washer/dryer.

On the lower level, with a separate entrance, is a large bedroom with queen bed and en suite bath.

The home is perfect for a family with young children, or two couples who like having their own suites. The kitchen is amply stocked, and we have done recent upgrades to add to the comfort of your stay. Flat Screen Satellite TV, wifi, new deck furniture to name a few.

It can fit up to 7 total with children. The 2 smaller bedrooms with 3 beds in the back, being suitable for children. We do not recommend more then 4 adults in the home.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Joshua Ewing (Owner)
Member since: 2003
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Speaks: english, french

About Joshua Ewing

Alma Vista is owned by 2 friendly families, the Evans and the Chamagnes

Joshua Ewing purchased this house in 2009

Why Joshua Ewing chose Puerto Rico

We had rented this lovely home for a number of years during our travels to Vieques. When the chance came to purchase it, we jumped at it for its incredible views!

What makes this house unique

Getting together with family on the terrace, cooking a gourmet meal and watching the ferry come in and the sun go down...


based on 10 traveler reviews

Summer Sale-Vieques Retreat with Stunning Views
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews

Fantastic home

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable lovely villa, well equipped, good beds and spacious. But best of all are the amazing views. We will be back to this vieques gem

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Halifax, NS, Canada

Panoramic view

  • 5 of 5

Terrific place to vacation with 4 - 6 people. The view from the terrace is outstanding, the house is comfortable, spacious and within walking distance to restaurants and shopping. Small beach (also within walking distance) for those days when you don't feel like going to the usual beaches. Can't think of a better place to relax and enjoy Vieques.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We agree Alma Vista is a wonderful place to relax. Thank you for writing and glad you enjoyed it!
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Perfect family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Twice now I’ve stayed at Alma Vista with my family and friends. We all enjoyed this vacation rental enormously! The typically Caribbean style house is spacious, clean, comfortable, and just beautiful. You’ll find a well-organized kitchen, good laundry facilities, really comfortable beds and there’s even a fascinating assortment of good reading material. Best of all is the huge balcony with a panoramic view of the ocean through a flowering tropical mango grove. It’s breathtaking in the early morning light and perfect for the spectacular sunsets every evening. Alma Vista is right in the village of Isabella Segunda but surrounded by greenery we felt private and protected. The location is just right for easy walks to shops, restaurants and local beaches then it’s a quick drive to the spectacular big beaches on the other side of the island. The house manager, Kikito, knows everything you need to know or find in Vieques. He’s always available, helpful and very friendly. We loved everything about Alma Vista. I’m afraid it’s spoiled us for any other kind of vacation.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you so enjoyed Alma Vista and Vieques. We're always happy to have repeat renters! We agree the view and the sunsets are spectacular. Thank you for taking the time to write us.
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Charming villa with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

We stayed as 2 couples in this lovely home. Alma vista was well equipped with comfortable beds, lots of indoor and outdoor space and beautiful views from the large terrace. We ended up eating at home most evenings because there was no place better to be watching the sunset. The villa is well decorated and comfortable. The villa would be perfect for as many as 3 couples as there is a separate downstairs suite. The owners had provided lots of info to ensure our stay went well.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible views and outstanding value

  • 5 of 5

Six of us stayed at Alma Vista recently. We had stayed there a few years ago when it had different owners. This very well kept villa has exceptional privacy along with amazing views of the main island, Culebra, St Thomas, the Vieques lighthouse, the ferries coming in and going out. It has a roomy piazza where we ate most of our meals. We would have liked a gas BBQ but we cooked some great meals in the charcoal one. The new owners have added a tv, internet, painted inside and fixed everything up with new linens and kitchen gear. We love this little piece of paradise and will be back again this winter. We think the value of this property on Vieques is hard to beat!!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Halifax, NS

Alma Vista -great view and a real find

  • 5 of 5

We have had an awesome stay. The house is everything that it says it is - well-located and comfortable with big sunny deck and great view on the prot and the water. Sunsets that had us taking pictures every night and privacy. The kitchen was all equipped, there were books, and wifi. The owners sent us lots of good info before we arrived, and the house manager Kikito met us and showed us around the house. We locked ourselves out and he came right over too. The nearest beach is about a 4 minute walk and we walked into town for sundowners and to see the people lining up in the morning for hot bread. We rented a Jeep and hit most of the beaches which are better than anywhere we've ever been.

We'll be back and we will return to Alma Vista - this is a real find and very good value. We were only 2 people but it could have had 6-7 easily. We would recommend this.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Als Mar Azul
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Miles
Fajardo - Vieques Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest best - Canuco
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Vieques Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 18 2016 - Sep 7 2016
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Sep 8 2016 - Nov 22 2016
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Nov 23 2016 - Dec 15 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Christmas/New Years
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 2 2017
6 night minimum stay
Jan 3 2017 - Apr 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 7.0%

100% refund if cancelled 30 days prior to the Check-in Date.

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Puerto Rico House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 bathrooms, all with standing showers. 3rd bathroom small, with washer/dryer.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 (downstairs suite) - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , small rom with 1 twin bed (for child) and one pack'n'play
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master BR with king, downstairs suite with Queen bed and a twin, bedroom with 2 twins, small bedroom with child bed and pack and play.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
A cozy home with a fantastic view, huge breezy deck and fully equipped kitchen. Upstairs there is a master bedroom with king bed, and 2 other bedrooms, one with 2 twins and a small one with one twin bed. There is a separate downstairs suite with queen bed/full bath/no kitchen facilities downstairs.

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