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Beso del Caribe...Fabulous Views! Property Featured on HGTV's CARIBBEAN LIFE!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet

Overview

About the property

Suite, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps 4)

Beso del Caribe's main floor suite has a Caribbean style decor with a magnificent ocean view. The soothing sounds of the ocean and the hillside breezes offer a relaxing atmosphere where you can unwind immediately upon your arrival.

Your morning walk will bring you full circle through the neighborhood or a short walk right down to the beach where you can stroll with the waves lapping at your feet.

Beso del Caribe offers you the many comforts of home. There are 2 air conditioned bedrooms and 1 over sized bathroom with double sinks. Beso del Caribe is located in Barrio Villa Borinquen in a nice safe neighborhood just a short walk from the ocean. The property manager lives nearby to welcome you and provide assistance prior to and during your stay.

More Details

Owner
Pat and Lori Smolke
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 8, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Gorgeous view, total calm, chaise lounges on the patio, beautiful inside and out, comfortable bed with extra layers of softness, lots of soft clean towels....

The owners provided everything we needed, and more: snorkel equipment, books, lots of information on Vieques, a vehicle in excellent condition available to rent, coolers and beach chairs, washer and dryer...

We would recommend this highly to anyone wanting beauty, quiet, and easy access (5 minutes by car) to town for good food, fine art, a bar with live music. And of course the beaches - irresistible.

We plan to return.
Feb 2013
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Amenities

Villa Borinquen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Double Sink and Oversized Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Twins can convert to King
  • Pack and Play also available for use...please request if needed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 4 beach chairs
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
A fully stocked kitchen awaits with stainless steel appliances and all the extras you would need to prepare a nice meal for those evenings you choose to dine in. The patio doors open to the ocean view patio, which is perfect for your morning coffee, romantic meals or evening beverages. The house features satellite TV, wireless Internet and a stereo complete with an iPod dock…so feel free to bring your own selection of island music. You will be pleased to find most cell phones work well on Vieques. The villa is fully furnished with full size washer and dryer and equipped with all linens including beach towels.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beso del Caribe...Fabulous Views! Property Featured on HGTV's CARIBBEAN LIFE!
average rating of 4.94 based on 51 reviews
5

Love the ocean view

  • 5 of 5

A lovely place to stay, quiet and with a lovely ocean view. I'm not much of a cook, but the kitchen is so well appointed , it invites you to use it.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely!

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Beso del Caribe - the last three days of our stay in Vieques after spending the first few days in Esperanza - this was a different experience - more secluded, relaxed and luxurious - we wished we had more time to just hang out at our deck and enjoy the view and the horses strolling by and stopping to graze in the garden! There were beach chairs, coolers and snorkling equipment (for two) to take along to the beach. (We did not use the local beach.) We rented a car - which is essential, staying here. The house is nicely decorated, spacious for a family or two couples, and has plenty of cooking equipment.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful escape

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a quiet, well-appointed house with a stunning view of the ocean and hills, this is your place. It is at the end of the island close to the restricted area but, because the island is so small, everywhere you want to go is within an easy drive. Sitting out on the deck in the morning is something I miss already... Jay, the property manager, was very helpful and gave us plenty of useful tips. Great place!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful, private house with a beautiful view.

  • 5 of 5

Beso del Caribe is a very beautiful house. The house is well equipped and maintained. There is a very close beach (walking distance, a rarity in Vieques) with a "lagoon", very calm water and ideal for kids. Very quiet neighborhood, minimal noise from roosters.

Jay, the property manager was accessible and friendly.

The house has a fantastic view. Furnishings and amenities, including beach and water toys are well-equipped and thought out.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Everything you need and more

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 had a great time in Vieque no small thanks to this property and its manager Jay. Easy going and always reachable for some advice, he certainly helped us have a great time. The house is well quipped with everything you need and the complimentary pina colada was appreciated.

The property's location made it easy for us to move around the island and had a great view on the ocean as its is located on a hill.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything you need is there

  • 5 of 5

When you rent a house you never know what you are going to get. But this time, you get exactly what you were promised and some more. You know that feeling when you think - "Oh, if only they had this, it would have been great". This time I didn't have to look for those things, everything was planned and executed perfectly. Every detail. Location, view (yes, exactly like from the picture), layout, equipments, beds, kitchen, everything. And Jay, the property manager, so helpful and friendly. I would definitely like to come back.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: recommended

Beso del Caribe is in a nice, safe neighborhood in Barrio Villa Borinquen just a very short walk to a protected beach. It is a great location for a quiet stroll, hunting for shells and sea glass, snorkeling, swimming or kayaking. Best yet...take a car to the many fabulous beaches on the island and you can enjoy sunbathing, body surfing, boogie boarding, swimming, snorkeling, diving, and other water activities. Vieques has several fabulous restaurants to choose from, including the newly opened W Resort. You may opt to fill your day with a massage, mountain biking, hiking or sailing.

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Rates & Availability

Villa Borinquen House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2016/17 Peak Season
Jan 3 2017 - May 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,065
 
 
2017 Off-Peak Season
Jun 1 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$825
 
 
2017 Peak Season
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,065
 
 
2017/18 Holiday
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,280
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50

The property also has a 2nd suite available for rent if interested.

Holiday rates are $1200/week. Holiday weeks include Christmas, New Years, President's Week, Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Patronales, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving.

$300 refundable security deposit is not transferable to another date unless approved through owner.

No refund for early departure.

Payment is accepted via PayPal and check. 50% + security deposit at time of booking. Remainder due 30 days prior to arrival. Payment in full at time of booking if arrival is within 30 days of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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