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Beachfront Apartment With Caribbean Sea View

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning

Overview

About the property

Newly remodeled one-bedroom steps away from the ocean

Recently remodeled 1 bedroom apartment with balcony and ocean view. In addition to a queen bed in the bedroom, there are two futons in the living room. A 15 minute drive to the Caribbean national forest and walking distance to Luquillo beach, surfing spots and a ten-mile-wide deserted beach to the east. Neighboring town of Fajardo offers scuba//snorkeling day trips, sailboat and fishing boat charters as well as ferries to beautiful Vieques and Culebra islands.

If you want to do sightseeing outside of San Juan, a car is almost an absolute necessity in Puerto Rico. However, if your plan involves morning coffee with a view, the beach, books, good food and company, it is possible to do without one. All within walking distance from the apartment you will find other beaches, a supermarket, a pharmacy, restaurants, bars, laundry, churches, doctors and other services. The village of Luquillo is also within walking distance. Taxi to the apartment costs about $65.

More Details

Owner
Wandy Rodriguez
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Wandy Rodriguez

I am a resident of San Juan, where families like to get away from it all to the 'country-side' on the weekends and summer months. We bought this place when my children were young and now we share it with others through Home Away/VRBO.

Wandy Rodriguez purchased this apartment in 1975

Why Wandy Rodriguez chose Luquillo

The view and the fact that it is close to San Juan and in the eastern part of the island, close to El Yunque rain forest and all sorts of beach and ocean activities in nearby Fajardo.

What makes this apartment unique

From the front door you can see the rain forest in the distance and from anywhere in the apartment the wide blue sea. Going to sleep to the sound of the ocean breeze and waves is an unforgettable sensory experience.

Amenities

Solimar Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 7
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Small sized but modern and recently remodeled
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , There are two futons in the living room.
  • Queen sized bed with oceanfront view.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Beachfront Apartment With Caribbean Sea View
average rating of 4.5263157 based on 19 reviews
5

Nice quite, safe building.

  • 5 of 5

This 1 bedroom is perfect for a couple, looking for a long weekend on the beach or to visit El Yuengci.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Breathtaking ocean views!

  • 4 of 5

The balcony alone, with the views and sounds of the waves, made it well worth the very reasonable rate. We always kept the doors open to feel the cool ocean breeze. The kitchen had everything we needed and the condo was the perfect size for the two of us. The beach access right outside was very convenient and the fact that the entire building lot is gated provided us with the peace of mind that we and our belongings were safe and secure. Overall, we enjoyed our stay and would recommend it. The only reason we can't give 5 stars is because of the bed. We definitely suggest a new mattress and bed frame. It wasn't very comfortable for our backs so we put one of the futon mattresses on top. That helped a little, but the frame was still quite loud and creaky. With a new bed, this place would be the perfect, relaxing Luquillo lodging!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyed most of the stay but had some issues at the end of our stay.

  • 2 of 5

We reserved the apartment for the month of February. The apt. complex itself was beautiful. Perfect location and well maintained. The apartment was basic but had everything we needed. The view is 2nd to none! In the last week of our visit we started finding maggots. On the ceilings, the walls, floors and even on our bath towels! We located the source in a private closet of the owners that had open bags of food. My husband and I got rid of the source however this had been an issue for quite a while so there were a lot in the closet. I notified Wandy and they were prompt in getting an exterminator out to the apt. The exterminator said that the issue would not be resolved until the closet was completely cleaned out. A couple of days after the exterminator was there we started seeing them again. Joe offered the day before we left to clean the closet. We declined, not wanting to stir up a nest and end up taking some home with us. The owners seem very nice but perhaps need to visit their property a bit more often. We were "glad" that the issue didn't present itself at beginning of our stay as it was pretty creepy having to check everything you sat on, check the sheets before getting into bed etc. We spent most of one day dealing with the mess. The landlord was very apologetic but I'm not sure fully understood the extent of the infestation. I would hope they took care of the whole issue after we left but not sure I would risk staying again.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We apologize. The issue was resolved and associated with a bag of rice left in a closet. We go to the apartment every changeover day to clean and inspect it.
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4

Beautiful View in Great Location

  • 4 of 5

Condo was clean and well stocked with soap , towels, dishes etc. Loved the views from the terrace. Never used air conditioner because we has a wonderful breeze and couldn't bear to shut the doors/window because the sound of the surf was so soothing. Great location to a lot of activities but liked it wasn't in a touristy section.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great apartment with a beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

This apartment has an amazing view right over the beach, which has the added bonus of giving the entire apartment calming ocean sounds and an amazing ocean breeze. The owners were very helpful, and were only about ten minutes away the one time we had an issue with anything. They also provided us with a great list of local attactions--which we mostly ended up ignoring to spend more time on the beautiful beach right outside.

Highly recommended, and hope we can come back here soon.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is very nice. Right on one of the best beaches in PR. And very near El Yungue. Although the apartment is not a luxury apartment, it is for the money a very very good deal. It is in a very well maintained apartment tower with an outstanding pool and great security and people. It honestly is a wonderful place!!! Oh, and you can't put a price on the balcony overlooking the ocean and El Yunque out the back door. I am charmed!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
El Flamboyán/Brass Cactus
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Fajardo-Vieques and Culebra
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Riomar Beach Resort
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
PR 66
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Guavas
Nearest Beach
Playa Azul
Car: necessary

Oceanfront property located within a 15 minute drive to the caribbean national forest of el yunque. It is within walking distance to the tranquil waters of luquillo beach to the west, the surfing spot of la pared to the east, and a ten mile stretch of deserted beach further east. In the town of Fajardo many amenities await. These include kayaking in a bioluminescent bay, the las cabezas nature reserve and spending the day in icacos cay, scuba and snorkeling daytrips as well as sailboat and fishing charters are available. Daytrips to the gorgeous islands of culebra and vieques are a possibility through a scheduled ferry, although more time to explore them is well recommended.

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Rates & Availability

Solimar Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low seaon
Jun 1 2017 - Nov 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$80
$500
$1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$100
$700
$1,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Light cleaning $0
Refundable damage deposit $250

Utilities and light cleaning are included in the price. There is parking available at no charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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