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VILLA FORTUNA The Very Best of Indoor/Outdoor Living at Rio Mar

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

Description

Rio Mar Cluster 2 Villa Rental Photos and Description

Chic Poolside Mediterranean Villa With Gorgeous Ocean And El Yunque Views

We first encountered this villa, situated on the grounds of the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa, the summer of 2013 after we purchased our first villa in Cluster II. Every day we would spend time at the Cluster's private pool, and look up at a beautiful villa overlooking the pool. It was perfect and had everything you would ever want--a gorgeous view, excellent light, and an expansive terrace. But it had no life; it was always closed. We joked that we should buy it--if only to breathe new life into it. That joke soon became reality. We found the owners, and shortly thereafter we owned this unique property. What followed was an intensive restoration phase. No surface was left untouched; the original, authentic Mediterranean design was lovingly preserved and we updated all appliances and systems to modern standards that discerning guests expect. We absolutely love spending time in this gorgeous villa and look forward to sharing this unique property with others.

Villa Fortuna is a perfect getaway destination for uncompromising families who require both proximity to amenities for family or friends as well as a chic environment for the adults. We're also a great solution for two couples traveling together who appreciate a fun yet refined vacation experience.

We have meticulously restored this villa in the Mediterranean style and original spirit of Rio Mar and its architecture. To that end, Villa Fortuna is truly a place to disconnect from the daily grind and reconnect with nature and the vibrant natural scene of Puerto Rico. All rooms have a commanding ocean view and look out over the community's private pool and the Rio Mar Ocean Golf Course. Guests will notice that the villa is cooled by the natural trade winds that bless the island as well as ceiling fans in every room. For guests who need to stay connected, high speed internet is available, as is a Bose stereo system and a 50 inch flat screen TV.

VILLA FORTUNA IS PART OF THE COLLECTION AT RIO MAR

Please see our other properties in Rio Mar's Cluster II:

VILLA DELFINA A sophisticated 2 bedroom villa with a serene garden view: homeaway #888752

VILLA PADILLA TRICE A beautiful 3 bedroom villa with two terraces and gorgeous views: homeaway #3656150

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Rodrigo and Elliott
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 6, 2016
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About Rodrigo and Elliott

Professionals in the design and beauty industries, Rodrigo and Elliott spend their time between New York City and Rio Mar.

Rodrigo and Elliott purchased this villa in 2014

Why Rodrigo and Elliott chose Rio Grande

Historically the second home community of Puerto Rican families, Rio Mar has always been known across the island as an exclusive retreat for Puerto Rican professionals that resorts built later have tried to replicate. The architecture of the villas across the property conforms to the rolling shape of the hills, making each villa unique and the grounds feel organic. A native of Puerto Rico, Rodrigo spent his teenage years at Rio Mar, and dreamed of owning a property here while growing up. Living in New York City crystallized the need to have a retreat to relax and recharge. At Rio Mar, we've found the perfect villa to do just that.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

VILLA FORTUNA The Very Best of Indoor/Outdoor Living at Rio Mar
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews
5

Beautiful property, outstanding service!

  • 5 of 5

The entire experience from the booking and communication with owner to the check in with Lydia, the property manager, was very smooth and attentive. The Villa is beautiful and inmaculate; everything is of the highest quality and in a privileged location, very close to the pool. Our family had a great time and will come back for a longer stay next time! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, please do come back for a longer stay next time! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!
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5

Great Condo

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed my stay. The proximity is close to the beach, and it is a very safe location. I loved the decor and the floor plan. I also liked the gentle breezes that flowed throughout the condo when the doors and windows were open. The condo was also clean, and the owner and house manager was very accommodating. I recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us. We're delighted that you had a great stay! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
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5

THE VACATION OF A LIFETIME! UNFORGETTABLE!

  • 5 of 5

This vacation was AMAZING!!!!!

My family and friends take a group vacation once a year and decided to go to Rio Mar this past July. My initial contact with Diana was just wonderful. I have never dealt with a more loving, informative, detailed professional while planning a vacation. Upon booking our vacation everything was very clear, specific, and seemed just too good to be true. BELIEVE IT PEOPLE! Diana and Damaris assisted me in planning a vacation for 20 people. We planned meals, activities, transport, and an extravagant 20th Wedding Vowel Renewal for my sister. The communication was awesome, detailed meal plans, activities, and no hidden cost was a true blessing from God! And the day of my vacation American Airlines canceled our flight! In despair, I called Diana at 4am and informed her of the issue; while I worked on our flights; she and Damaris CHANGED EVERY detail to meet the needs of my family when we arrived! Everything planned went on as normal. A true blessing!! THE MANSION; the pictures do no justice, this home is immaculate! The owner greeted us with open arms, her love and kindness is what the bible speaks of. It’s astounding and a blessing to know that we live in a world where people can still show kindness! The chef goes above and beyond! His food was absolutely the best!

This team of people exceeded our expectations in every way. When you book the Mansion for a vacation you get more than your money’s worth. You get a quality of service that will truly overwhelm you. As I book future trips for my family it will be very hard to top this one; and that is why we will be returning. Thanks again!

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

The best vacation we have ever been on!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family Rented Villa Fortuna the first week in July 2016. It was by far the best vacation we have ever been on. The Villa was beyond what we expected. It was beautifully furnished overlooking the pool with a view of the ocean. The beds were the most comfortable I have ever slept on. The doors off the living room completely opened up to the patio to create indoor/outdoor living and the almost constant breeze was perfect! We spent a couple of days relaxing on Rio Mars private beach. We rented the in house chef on two different occasions and the food was wonderful! He came in, cooked a beautiful meal, and cleaned up all while being very professional and when he left all the dishes were done and it didn't even look like he had been there! We went on an island tour and went zip lining in the rain forest. One of the best things we did was rent a private catamaran for a full day. The food was fabulous on that as well and my kids really enjoyed snorkeling off the boat.

This was really the best vacation we have ever been on. We would take Puerto Rico over the crowded beaches of Hawaii any day. We have found our perfect place and are counting the days until we can return.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! So great to hear you and your family had such a wonderful time! Thank you for giving us the opportunity to help make your trip your best vacation ever. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
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5

This was 1 of the units for our family reunion. A beautiful villa and close to the pool. Sleeps 6.

  • 5 of 5

The unit is beautifully furnished with a well equipped kitchen and space for everyone (6)...2 were children, ages 6 and 16. It is very close to the pool which is nice and there are grills there to use. Also can go to the beach which is part of the whole complex and we did that daily. There is

a washer dryer which was great. Also a lovely upstairs outdoor patio with beautiful plants and a very nice view. We rented another villa from the

same owners also in Cluster 2 since we were having a family reunion. It turned out that all 12 said this was the best one so far. Lydia, the

manager was always a phone call away and extemely helpful on several occasions.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing two of our three villas for your family reunion. We are delighted that we were the backdrop for your best family reunion yet! We have a number of families who are repeat guests--we'd love to welcome you to that elite club, so please keep in touch so we can host your next stay! :-) And assuming our 3rd villa is available as well, we'd love to make that available to you as well. Until the next reunion... Thank you!
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5

A perfect escape

  • 5 of 5

The villa was the absolutely perfect place to escape the city and unwind. Everything we needed was thought of. The villa was beautifully decorated, open, airy, clean and comfortable. The beds were more comfortable than my bed at home!

Lidia, the house manager was very helpful and accommodating, even offering to meet us at the airport to deliver keys since we weren't sure exactly what time we'd arrive out at Rio Grande. You're minutes from both the beach and the rainforest. If you're considering staying at the Wyndam Resort, definitely consider the villa over a hotel room!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing Villa Fortuna for your first visit to Puerto Rico! It was so great to be able to meet you and your family in person--and we're glad you loved the beds! When we furnished the villa, our goal was to raise the bar considerably on what a vacation residence should be, so we're delighted you appreciated the difference. One of our last guests in fact actually purchased the same exact mattress when she returned home. Please let us know when you plan to return to Puerto Rico. We'd love to welcome you back!
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Map

Nearest Airport
24 Miles
SJU
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Rio Mar Beach
Car: recommended

The villa is located in Cluster II of the Rio Mar Resort. On the Rio Mar property guests have access to the cluster's private pool and to the private Rio Mar Residents' Beach Club, which also has a large pool, beach chairs for your relaxation and food and drinks on the weekends. Two award winning golf courses (Ocean and River), as well as an extensive tennis center featuring Har-Tru courts are available for sports enthusiasts. The Wyndham Rio Mar resort on the property also features a wide variety of restaurants and a casino.

The villa's location makes it a great launching point to see the sites outside of the property as well. El Yunque Rainforest is a five minute drive away, Old San Juan is only about 40 minutes away. Laguna Grande, one of only five bioluminescent bays in the entire world, is nearby for an evening excursion, the beautiful islands of Culebra and Vieques are easy day trips as well. (See map above for location of the villa and locations of these places.)

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Rates & Availability

Rio Mar Cluster 2 Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter/Spring 2016 - 2017
Nov 16 2016 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$309
$1,854
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$239
$1,434
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 7.0%

***STAY 6 NIGHTS, AND GET THE 7TH NIGHT FREE!!!***

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Rio Mar Cluster 2 Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Shower window with fantastic views. Feels like outdoors!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 2nd floor
    2nd Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1st floor; twin bed is in loft in the bedroom
    Mezzanine with twin size convertible chair - 1 twin/ single , Mezzanine is situated at top of stairs
  • All bedroom have great views of the ocean, golf course and pool.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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