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Jose Gonzalez

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, spanish, Japanese

On the 21st Floor Beautiful Beach front Condo with spectacular ocean view

Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Lovely 3 BR 2 BA Corner Apartment on the 21st Floor Spectacular ocean view

This 3 BR/2 BA corner apartment on the 21st floor of Playa Azul #1 Apt. 2101 has spectacular views of the ocean and the countryside. This Apartment has attractive furniture with a king size bed in the master bedroom, one twin beds and one full bed in the 2nd bedroom and a full bed in the third bedroom. This condo offers all the amenities expected in a relaxing vacation. The kitchen is fully equipped including silverware, pans, utensils, microwave oven, blender coffee maker, toaster, slow cooker, dishwasher, washer and dryer. Also three TV's, DVD, radio/CD Player, Telephone, wireless internet and Cable TV. The three bedrooms are equipped with A/C, bed linens and bath towels. Playpen is also available. Beach cooler, beach towels and chairs are also available. The unit has wireless internet available. You need to bring your own wireless capable laptop computer.

Amenities: The condo offers all the amenities you would expect in a relaxing vacation. The Condo Complex has a swimming pool, tennis courts, basketball courts, playground and 24 hrs security guard. The Condo is located in the Luquillo Beach. This is a red-golden sandy beach suitable for swimming, snorkeling and water sports. The condo complex is located right on a semi-private beach all by itself. Use the beach gate and you'll be right on the Playa Azul Beach. It is also located 10 minutes from the Westin Rio Mar Resort and El Conquistador Casino/Resort and 15 minutes from El Yunque National Rain Forest.

It is

also only 15 minutes from Bahia Beach Plantation Golf Course Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

It is close to supermarkets, pharmacy and fast food, movie theatres restaurants. The condo is about 40 minutes from the International Airport Luis Munoz Marin in San Juan.

Activities:The condo is located between the Westin Rio Mar and Wyndham El Conquistador Resorts and Casinos. They are visible and easily accessible from the condominium (about 15 minutes drive) and offer great nightlife and have championship 18 holes golf courses. It is also about 20 minutes from Bahia Beach Plantation Golf Course Rio Grande. The El Faro lighthouse Museum and adjacent las Cabezas Nature Reserve (phosphorescent mangrove lagoon) are within 15 minutes drive. The tropical mountain El Yunque Rainforest is also 15 minutes drive.

The port town of Fajardo and boat hires for sailing/boating, snorkeling, scuba, blue marlin fishing and ferries to Culebra and Vieques Islands is within 15 minutes drive. Horseback riding is also nearby.

No pets, Please.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Jose Gonzalez (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, spanish, Japanese

About Jose Gonzalez

We live in Rio Grande, less than 15 minutes from Playa Azul. We are a retired couple that returned to PR after 30 years living abroad.

Jose Gonzalez purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Jose Gonzalez chose Luquillo

We bought this property in 2003 but we have beed going to Playa Azul since 1970 because my in laws also own a unit in that complex. We love Playa Azul.

What makes this apartment unique

This property has spectacular views from every single room and balcony and is fully equipped.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(53 traveler reviews)
On the 21st Floor Beautiful Beach front Condo with spectacular ocean view
average rating of 5.0 based on 53 reviews

Summer vacation was a success

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time in Puerto Rico so we were relying on others feedback to help us select our place to stay. This picture is truly taken from the veranda of this condo- the view is spectacular. The beach was easily accessible and not very crowded. the waves were just the right height for my 7 year old to learn to "ride the waves" and for the teenagers to jump around and have fun. The condo was well equipped with beach toys for everyone. There were plenty of towels for everyone, and the washer-dryer helped keep on top of the daily use. The unit is located about 40 minutes from San Juan airport, but it was very close to all of the activities we wanted to do- the most popular rain forest is 10 minutes away where they have hiking to beautiful waterfalls, the bioluminescent bay is also very close and the horseback riding was right down the road. It's a terrific spot for a family vacation, there was a supermarket directly across the street. There were also good restaurants and there is a loose leaf notebook in the condo with suggestions and menus from some of the better places others have gone and recommend. There was a very nice pool on the grounds, which was uncrowded and clean. And plenty of parking very close to the front door. The unit was a good size for everyone to feel comfortable. It was clean and there were extra sheets for all of the beds. The internet was very important for the teenagers and it worked perfectly on all of our laptops. Everyone was very nice-The owners were friendly and cooperative about pre-trip questions and late check-out. we were lucky to have good weather (not too hot as you might think) and we are hoping we can go back again next summer. We can highly recommend this unit for families who need 3 bedrooms with a spectacular view and are looking to see how beautiful Puerto Rico is without being in the middle of major tourism.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted when families enjoy their stay and the accommodations meet their expectations.
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The condo was well stocked and convenient to everything

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed ourselves and the view from Jose's beautiful place. It is very close to El Yunique and Fajardo which makes excursions super easy to plan. You'll enjoy the space and how close it is to the beach.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. Visit us again in the future. Best Regards Jose
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  • 5 of 5

This was our fifth time renting this condo. Even though it was just the two of us this time, I could'nt pass up the opportunity to stay here. The view, the breeze, the location, and lets not forget the neighbors. Jim and Elaine are the best. I go to Puerto Rico every two years and I am already making plans to stay there again.

Thank you Mr. Gonzalez for everything, and I can't wait for 2018!

Iris and Jose Mendez

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Iris and Jose Mendez, great pleasure to have you again. Take care and see you again in 2018.
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Penthouse Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This rental has it ALL!! Including the greatest helpful neighbors on the 21st floor. It's like visiting family! Jose is an amazing person to rent from & answers all of your questions or concerns.

We went for my daughters high school graduation & 18th birthday celebration. Couldn't have been any better!

Only negative is that common areas are not air conditioned. There is a more than adequate cross breeze air flow though. Don't be concerned about Zika. It's a media frenzy exaggeration!!

We plan on returning again in 2017!!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. The unit has A/C in each of the three bedrooms. As you mentioned, There is a more than adequate cross breeze air flow though therefore A/C in this area it is not necessary. This also allows me to keep the rental fee more reasonable by avoiding high cost of electricity (cost of electricity in PR is very high, higher than the any of the 50 states of USA). Please contact us again in the future.
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Cole Family Vacation 2016

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our family vacation 20 June - 1 July in Puerto Rico! (first time to PR)

Unit 2101 on 21st floor was very well equipped and has spectacular ocean views plus there's always a breeze!

Playa Azul was very secure, very clean, and close to good sights and restaurants!

Beaches were great, Luquillo Beach is close - good for snorkeling and riding the waves.

Snorkeling off the point was ok (been too many people walking on the coral - we saw some people walk on it)

We were able to see a lot during our vacation: El Yunque (hiked to the waterfall), Camuy Caverns then Baja Vega Beach afterwards, Old San Juan (get there early because the museums close early), and Cayo Icacos (got crowded after a while). And we spend many days at the beach by the condo.

Only thing we didn't get to do was visit Culebra - the ferries were all sold out and plane tickets were too expensive.

All the food in PR was delicious. Restaurants we liked: Ayios (ate lunch there after landing in San Juan), Kasavista (best place - we ate there twice! and ask for Dennis!), La Parrilla (kioskos near the condo), Barrachina (in OSJ - got to see the Flamenco show!), Asere Cubano (across from the Market in La Placita), Lolita's (Mexican), Aroma's (close - good breakfast), Shimas (sushi in Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach), and I don't think we passed a bakery without stopping since they all have delicious breads and sweets!

Thank you Jose - you were very easy to work with!

Wish we could have stayed longer!

The Coles from Alabama

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. It is amazing all the things you were able to do and enjoy in ten days. Visit us again and thanks again.
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Great condo. with a great view

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed our stay at Playa Azul. The location is wonderful and the condo is very well equipped and well furnished with a wonderful view of the beach. Beds are a little firm but overall a very good value and accommodations. Would highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the apartment and Puerto Rico. Regarding the beds, they are medium-firm mattresses. We selected them based on research we did in the internet and are recommended for apartment rentals where different people are using them. However comfort remains a subjective quality that varies according to personal preference and becomes difficult to find the selection best suited to personal tastes and physical requirements. I hope you contact us again in the future.
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Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Brass Cactus
Nearest Beach
Costa Azul
Car: recommended

Right on the Beach and near Golf courses, El Yunque Rain Forest, movie theaters, Restaurans, Groceries, Pharmacy. Only 45 minutes drive from Old San Juan.


Rates & Availability

Solimar Apartment Rental Rates

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Summer Rates
Jun 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
September Special
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
October rates
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
November 1 to December 31
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
April Discount
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
May Discount
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Rate
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
September Rates
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
October Rate
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
November Rate
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
December Rate
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $95
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 7.0%

$200 USD Security Deposit (To be refunded after return of complete set of keys and verification of condition of the apartment).

$95 USD Cleaning Fee

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100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Solimar Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 21
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • Master Bedroom and Second Bedroom have spectacular View to Ocean. The third Bedroom has a beautiful mountain view of El Yunque rain forest. All 3 bedrooms has A/C. Master and Bedroom #2 has TV.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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