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Breathtaking Penthouse with Panoramic views of El Yunque and ocean

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


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2 bedroom, 2 bathroom ocean front penthouse with panoramic views

This recently remodeled modern penthouse is located right off route 3 and calle 193. it is ocean front on the twenty second floor of building one in the gated community of Playa Azul. It is an easy 25 to 35 min. drive from Luis Munoz Marin Airport. Take 26 towards Fajardo/Carolina, then take 66 to the last exit. At the last exit make a right onto route 3. At the intersection of 193 and route 3 make a left.

Every window and balcony offers incredible breathtaking views of the rainforest and the beautiful clear blue ocean.

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Miriam Fernandez
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
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October 24, 2016
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based on 12 traveler reviews

Breathtaking Penthouse with Panoramic views of El Yunque and ocean
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Best Condo in Playa Azul

  • 5 of 5

This condo is on the 22nd floor in building 1 on the Southwest corner of the building. The windows and doors fold completely back so that the amazing breezes and spectacular views are unobstructed and enjoyed. The sunsets are breathtaking and the sunrises are wonderful as well. The beach is conveniently right out the back with gated doors. The property is gated and secure.

We had the pleasure of meeting Miriam during our visit. She is extremely nice and genuinely wants her guests to have whatever they need to make their stay perfect. I mentioned that the pillows were in need of replacement and she immediately went out and purchased new pillows. She has stocked the apartment with all sorts of beach toys and towels and bags to carry all the gear. The washer and dryer was great! The apartment is well appointed and comfortable. The kitchen is well equipped.

We found a special breakfast place in Fajardo called Las Vistas with a roof-top patio and a view of the harbor. Aromas in La Pared is inexpensive and has good breakfast and lunch. Look up the rock slide in El Yunque called Las Pailas, you can park in Carlos' parking lot for $6 and hike down his back yard to a rock side that is fun and unique. There is another fun rock slide and rope swing destination called Charco Frio in Ceiba.

We had a wonderful time in Luquillo. We will be back and definitely stay in Miriam's little corner of Heaven! Thanks Miriam!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A truly excellent vacation home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was everything we wanted and more! You simply can't beat the view - the living room opens right up onto the wrap around balcony giving you gorgeous views of both the exquisite beach right in front, the town and the mountains of El Yunque. The beds are comfortable, the kitchen fairly well stocked with pretty much whatever kitchen utensils you would need and there is a washer/dryer which was great. There are plenty of food options within a 10 minute drive. And, the beach both right in front and close by is excellent. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoy our stay, the view was amazing! We definitely want to come back in a few years

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best views, great location, fantastic beach and a great, responsive owner!!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot recommend this paradise enough! The balcony doors fold completely open (but lift them as you open them - they stick - and make sure the fan is off!) so you can fully enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views, the refreshing ocean breeze, and the relaxing sounds of the crashing waves. This condo is right on an excellent swimming beach, which had no crowds the whole week. We cooked breakfast in the well-equipped kitchen and enjoyed breakfast sitting out on the balcony every morning - HEAVEN!!!! We were close to everything we needed. 15 minutes from Farjado for the bio bay tour and a boat for a snorkeling adventure in Culebra for a different tour. 10 minutes to El Yunque rainforest. 10 minutes to the kiosks - great variety of delicious food. 10 minutes to El Yunke Zip Line for an exhilarating adventure. And 45 minutes to San Juan. I recommend a car, but the driving is easy - just use your phone for Google Maps directions. There was just my husband and me, so we stayed in the master with the en suite bathroom. The master is very comfortable. There is only A/C in the two bedrooms which keeps those bedrooms nice and cold. The rest of the condo can get warm, but open the balcony doors and the living room, kitchen, and bedroom windows - the cross-breeze is wonderful! The bedrooms only have wooden slats that open and close - no actual windows, so it can get noisy from time to time. It was mostly fine. On the weekends, it was noisy from about 5 p.m. until about 10 or 10:30 p.m. and then it was quiet until about 7:30 a.m. During the week it was pretty quiet from about 9 p.m. until about 7:30 a.m and then quiet again around 8:30 a.m. It didn't bother us much even without ear plugs. We still slept in late almost every morning. The master bath shower has great water pressure, but the drainage is slow, so you can't take super long showers. The other bathroom shower has a lower water pressure but great drainage. The water temperature fluctuates in that shower when someone uses other water sources in the condo. Miriam has most of what you need, but check her supplies. We made trips to the grocery store for laundry detergent, beverages, paper towels, extra toilet paper, cooking spray, etc. - but just check the supplies before you go. If you're sharing the condo, know for privacy that the two bedrooms share a wall. Despite a couple of very minor things, this really is paradise!!! Highly recommended!!!! And the owner, Miriam, is great and very responsive

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Ultimate Penthouse

  • 5 of 5

We wouldn't be able to say enough good things about this place! Our family made such great memories here. The view is spectacular and the PH had everything you could possibly need...beach chairs, boogie board, board games... The guards and securities were friendly and helpful. There's a grocery store across the street and places to eat. We also went to The Kioscos where lots of tourists go to eat. If you're searching for a place to stay, search no more and book this place while it's available...

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great choice for a layback & relax with PR

  • 5 of 5

So happy we made our choice with this location; owner provided great info / services and mgmt were warm and helpful. Would do this vacation again in a heart beat.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Luis Munoz Marin Airport
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Car: recommended

This spacious two bedroom, two bathroom 1074 square foot penthouse is an oceanfront corner unit. It has an L shape balcony with incredible panoramic views of El Yunque Rainforest and Playa Azul Beach. This penthouse sleeps a maximum of five(5) people. One bedroom has a queen bed.The other bedroom also has a queen bed. There is a fold up twin bed in the closet. as well as a camp cot.

There are casinos nearby, as well as many great restaurants within walking distance, like Pasta Y Pueblo, Miriamar, The brass Cactus, Guava's and King Seafood. There are also lots of fast food places like, McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Subways and Johns Pizzeria.

There are several golf courses and it is a sort drive to the marina where you can go sailing, fishing, snorkeling or scuba diving.

The rainforest with its beautiful waterfalls is five minuets away. There, you can hike, zip line or ride horses.

There is a big thick binder in the penthouse with information on all the above plus more.

If you are looking for a larger penthouse I have another penthouse right next door (# 238865). It is a three bedroom, three bathroom unit. It has connecting doors, when both connecting doors are opened, the penthouses can be combined to create a five bedroom four bathroom unit with two living rooms and two kitchens. Together both units are about 3,000 square feet.


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Solimar Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 22
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1074 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Secure Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Newly renovated bathrooms with shower massages and vessel sinks
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , onecamp cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , one fold up twin bed
  • Each bedroom has one queen bed. There is also a fold up twin bed and a fold up camp cot in the closet. Both bedrooms have remote controlled ceiling fans and are air conditioned for your comfort. There are also three remote controlled ceiling fans in the living and dining areas. All bedding, linens and regular towels and beach towels are provided.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
I am sorry, but due to severe alergies, no pets of any kind are allowed under any conditions.

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