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Culebra Island Ocean View - One Acre Exclusive Zoni Beach Area

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-6)

Quiet, peaceful, and somewhat secluded, yet only a 3 minute drive to Zoni Beach and a 10 minute drive to town, our fully-equipped 2 bedroom (new queen beds and A/C in each bedroom) second floor flat is a wonderful retreat from the hustle of typical resort settings or noisy in-town locations. The large couch pictured in the living room re-configures and fits together to make a double bed which is more comfortable than a convertible sofa bed.

Because of the unique isolated design with separate entrances and parking areas, you will soon forget that there is a similar unit on the first floor below you. We offer an open floor plan, high ceilings, a comfortable living room with wireless internet, Sat flat panel TV, and wall to wall glass patio doors leading to a lanai/balcony with outdoor furniture with great ocean and mountain views on one acre. There are only a few houses in view, and virtually no noise.

The house is located in the exclusive Zoni Beach (eastern) side of the island, surrounded by thousands of acres of virgin countryside and hiking trails, with an ocean view. Nearby Zoni Beach is incredible... and uncrowded: many times during the week we are the only ones on a one mile long soft white sand beach with gentle trade winds swaying green coco palms, and crystal clear turquoise waters.

The snorkeling and diving on Culebra is some of the best in the Caribbean: colorful and pristine. Leatherback turtles nest on the beaches.

Try a day trip to Culebrita, or any other of the 10 smaller keys surrounding Culebra.

You can also rent our Mitsubishi Montero mid-sized 4x4 SUV for $55 per day (4 people or less) or $65 per day (5 people or more) ($100 deposit required on vehicle, credit cards only - no debit cards. For debit card use on lodging a $100 fully refundable damage deposit is required, to be charged 10 days prior to occupancy).

Our vehicle and house manager Rogelio (Row hay leo) Soto will pick you up and/or drop you off at the ferry or airport when you rent the Montero each day of your stay, and is available for consultation and in case of emergencies.

PLEASE NOTE: There are three units available to rent on the property. If you would like to reserve more than one house at the same time, please complete a separate inquiry form for each of the properties. The HomeAway listings are as follows:

* Culebra Island - Upper Breezes – 294385 *Zoni Retreat – 218151 * Lower Breezes 386735

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More Details

Owner
Tom Lowell
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Tom Lowell

My wife, son, and I live in Rogue Valley Oregon where I am involved in piano sales and service and also real estate construction. We love Culebra and visit there as often as we can, usually twice a year.

Tom Lowell purchased this house in 2010

Why Tom Lowell chose Culebra

After visiting Culebra on our wedding anniversary, we knew we wanted to return and live like locals. We found our place and then bulit a brand new elevated house on top of the hill. We use it as a second home and hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

What makes this house unique

This property is secluded and quiet, surrounded by thousands of acres of virgin countryside with jeep trails that make good hiking trails. Zoni Beach is 3 minutes away by vehicle and very peaceful (uncrowded) and beautiful. We enjoy barbequing on the ocean view balcony in the evening and observing the brilliant stars one can see without the city lights!

Amenities

Fraile House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) One in each bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Wrap around sofa in living room reconfigures into a double bed which is more comfortable than a convertible sofa bed.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Culebra Island Ocean View - One Acre Exclusive Zoni Beach Area
average rating of 4.730769 based on 26 reviews
4

worth the drive!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the privacy and quiet location. Worth the drive and fairly priced. Clean and comfortable as advertised. Only complaint - shower curtain needs to be replaced. Owners were very responsive. Really enjoyed Culebra beaches and restaurants.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are on our way right now from Oregon to replace the shower curtain, and take care of any other odds and ends. Thank you for taking the time to post your review and help keep us informed as to our to do list!
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5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We highly recommend this vacation rental. We have been visiting Culebra, at least once a year for 12 years, and this is by far our most enjoyable stay. Zoni Upper Breezes has the peace and quiet we were hoping for and all the comforts of home. There isn't much more we can say, that hasn't already been said. Honestly, we didn't want to leave and we are already planning our next stay at this apartment. Thank you very much for making our time in Culebra extra special.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are kind to take the time to write your thoughtful review. It means a lot to me.
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We really, really enjoyed our brief stay on Culebra and at Zoni Breezes Upper. It was perfect for us and provided everything that we needed. The location was very quiet and off the beaten path - perfect for us. We will certainly return someday for a longer stay.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Woodland Hills
5

Awesome Accommodations for a Budget Price!

  • 5 of 5

Having spent the first part of our stay in town in a rental with no hot water and very little natural light coming through the windows, we were more than happy with Zoni Breezes Upper. Hot water runs through the tap and the shower has great water pressure. Since the unit occupies the top floor, natural light is abundant--especially helped by the floor-to-ceiling windows in the dining room and living room. The unit is also very breezy. We opened the sliding glass doors as well as the bedroom windows and let the cross breeze do its work; we had no need for the A/C units in the kitchen and bedrooms. The rest of the unit is equally appointed with guests in mind--the beds are comfortable, the flat screen tv with Dish network has many, many channels, the refrigerator is nice and big, and the washing machine was very convenient. You get all of this and more for a very reasonable price! In fact, one night's lodging + car rental (also from Tom) was less than what we paid for a night in town.

With the car (a Mitsubishi Montero), we were able to visit various beaches on the island. Since we are snorkelers, our main objective was to find good snorkeling. Our favorite spots turned out to be Tamarindo Beach (especially near the points) and Punta Soldado (go out near the big boulder on the left side). We saw turtles, stingrays, and lobsters at Tamarindo and a big grouper (we think) hiding near some rocks at Punta Soldado.

Tom was very helpful in answering all of my questions before and during our stay. In addition, Rogelio, the manager, provided great tips on snorkeling spots and restaurants. We look forward to visiting Culebra again and staying at Zoni Breezes Upper!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Near Zoni Beach

  • 4 of 5

Very helpful manager and owner. Easy and hassle free to set up and for the duration of the stay. Lovely location on the island, Went to beautiful Flamenco beach and Zoni beach. Spent 2 weeks in Puerto Rico and the 2 nights we spent on the island was our favorite time.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Antonio, Texas
4

Honeymoon Stay

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the upper unit for our honeymoon visit to Culebra. We found it to be just as described. Rogelio was great! He picked us up at the airport and told us about some basic info on the island. The apartment was very clean and spacious. The rental vehicle is worth the extra $ for the convenience. Culebra is a diamond in the rough that we hope always stays rough! The owner is right that Zoni Beach really can be your private beach. We had two full days there and saw one other person the entire time! We found a little cove created by the natural trees/growth and set up the provided beach chairs and RELAXED. These beaches are out of this world! The only thing keeping this place from 5 stars are the kitchen utensils provided. The inventory could use some critical items and some of the cookware needs to be replaced. We cooked most of our meals in so that is what we noticed. A minor hiccup in an otherwise ideal location.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 250
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Zoni Beach
Car: necessary

Culebra Island, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, Caribbean -- The house is located in the exclusive Zoni Beach (eastern) side of the island, surrounded by thousands of acres of virgin countryside and hiking trails, and has an ocean view . Nearby Zoni Beach is incredible... and uncrowded: many times during the week we are the only ones on a one mile long soft white sand beach with gentle trade winds swaying green coco palms, and crystal clear turquoise waters.

Other Activities: boating, kayaking, wildlife viewing, hiking

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Rates & Availability

Fraile House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Medium
May 17 2017 - Jun 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
$120
$840
$3,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
High
Jun 14 2017 - Aug 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$130
$910
$3,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Medium
Aug 2 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$120
$840
$3,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Low
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$100
$700
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Medium
Nov 23 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$120
$840
$3,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
High
Dec 15 2017 - May 16 2018
2 night minimum stay
$130
$910
$3,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Standard pricing
2 night minimum stay
$130
$910
$3,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Departure cleaning fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

Prices quoted are for 2 people. Add $10 per person per day over 2 people.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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