check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-829-7076
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-829-7076

Isabel

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

Breezy family-friendly villa with oversized rooms (Rio Mar, Cluster 3)

3 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Pay with confidence

When you book through the HomeAway checkout, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee™ offering comprehensive payment protection.

Learn more

Overview

Rio Mar Cluster 1 Villa Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, sleeps 6

Villa Mattina will make your family's hotel lovers and independent spirits equally happy! Breezy apartment on family-friendly resort grounds with easy access to beach and tropical rainforest. Located in a gated community within Wyndham resort, it's also in a great location for island adventures.

Designed to accommodate family fun and comfort, this large, airy unit was built in the 1980s (unlike newer smaller units). Each bedroom has an enormous en suite walk-in closet (almost the size of a Manhattan studio!) You will love having all the extra space to spread your wings and decompress!

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Resort is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and El Yunque rain forest. Enjoy the lovely ocean breezes as you eat outside on the terrace or read inside with your feet up on the couch. Within the premises, drive the golf cart to the beach, choose golf, tennis or water sports. Or venture out to famous Luquillo beach barely a couple of miles east or other off-the-beaten path spots in the rainforest. A vigorous hike or a stroll through nature awaits you in El Yunque which is 'across the road'. Do not miss a kayak trip through the mangroves and Las Cabezas bioluminescent bay in Fajardo. This is a great location to come back home to at the end of the day. Villa Mattina is the respite you have been longing for.

TV, DVD + Internet-- Advantage for Netflix Members: There is 37' flat screen with basic cable and internet. There is a DVD player as well. If you are suscribed to Netflix, this state of the art DVD player allows you to view your movies directly so you don't have to travel with your own DVDs.

iHome- Radio, iPod and iPhone - Music: There is also an iHome for last generation iPods or iPhones.

Occupancy: Rates are based on a 4-person maximum occupancy. Accommodations for more may be made available for an extra charge. In any event, the maximum occupancy is 8 persons, including children.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Isabel (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

About Isabel

I help my mom run this property. My mom loves tennis and golf, among other outdoor sports, and the Rio Mar Club and Community offered a wholesome social network and infrastructure to do both for adults and children.

Isabel purchased this villa in 1987

Why Isabel chose Luquillo

We keep a coconut as a door-stopper to keep the front door open for the beautiful cross breeze! The villa is away from the hotel activity, in a family environment.

What makes this villa unique

With all these chairs and sofas, you can accommodate or entertain your kids and their friends, and still have space for adults.

Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

Breezy family-friendly villa with oversized rooms (Rio Mar, Cluster 3)
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Fantastic Vacation Staying at the Villa Mattina

  • 5 of 5

The Villa Mattina was as advertised, a spacious family suited villa with all the amenities one would expect and need with great views every morning - perfect for our family of five. When we were not exploring the island, we took the three-minute ride on the golf cart to relax at the pool and ride the waves in the ocean which the kids loved. For variety, we took the five-minute drive across the street to the spectacular rain forest for an afternoon of zip-lining and hiking to the waterfalls. For day trips, we visited the forts in Old San Juan, checked out the giant radio telescope at Arecibo, explored the caves at Rio Camuy, and snorkeled off one of the most beautiful beaches in the world at Flamenco beach. Isabel's 'customer service' was exemplary which included real-time texts for driving instructions, recommendations on how to best enjoy the island, and flexibility on check-out time. We were able to do a lot in a single week due to the convenience and location of everything but as always with great vacations it was way too short. Highly recommend spending time at Isabel's villa except for the week we are planning to return :).

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thrilled you enjoyed it so much!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great family getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time at this villa. The villa was clean and well-equipped. The property is located in a secure, gated community. I highly recommend this villa for families with children. Access to the beach is easy with the golf cart. We were able to pack our towels and beach gear and drive the cart to the beach. You can also swim in the pool located next to the beach. The grounds are beautiful and the 5 minute golf cart ride actually added to the fun.

The villa is located near the El Yunque rainforest which was a highlight of our trip. Rio Mar is also just down the road from Fajardo which has several boating excursions available.

There are so many things to see and enjoy on the island. After a day of exploration, it was great to return to this villa and relax. We found it to be very quiet and relaxing. The wi-fi was great. The villa comes with a nice TV and Blu-ray player. Alternatively, you can enjoy a good book sitting out on the deck/patio.

I strongly recommend a rental car. It was very easy to navigate around the island.

We look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2010
  • Stayed: Mar 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your beach toys will be waiting!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Minneapolis, MN
5

Rio Mar Villa

  • 5 of 5

We've rented various condos at the Rio Mar resort for 19 years, and this villa is one of the nicest we've rented. Clean, modern, well-equipped with a very nice floorplan. Also, the owner was a true delight to deal with and was very responsive to our every need. I would highly recommend this villa to anyone interested in the Rio Mar resort.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2010
  • Stayed: Mar 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We hope to have you back in Villa Mattina!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
San Juan International Airport
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Fajardo
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Wyndham (resort and members's beach)
Car: recommended

Though not part of the hotel, this property is located within resort grounds. The advantages of this location include privacy and easy access around the resort facilities. Use of club pool and beach access through club pool.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Rio Mar Cluster 1 Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Holidays
Nov 21 2016 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$275
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 7.0%

Security Deposit, Photo IDs and completed and signed contract required at booking.

TENANTS shall forfeit the reservation or booking, and at LANDLORD’s discretion all or part of the deposit, if
TENANTS fail to fulfill the total payment of the lease at least 15 days before the date of arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Contact Me Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)
Unavailable

Amenities

Rio Mar Cluster 1 Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2088 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • River ...
  • Rural ...
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Each bedroom has an en suite bathroom. There is a half bath in the common area.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
  • The master bedroom has golf course and ocean views. The guest bedroom has a garden view. Both have very large walk-in closets and each has its own en suite private bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Location offers the best of both worlds: the safety and privacy of resort grounds, but away from the hotel buzz.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

Partner Offers