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Beach Front Penthouse Apartment - Fabulous Terrace, 1000 sf

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5

Picturesque beach penthouse apartment. Just 100 feet from the beach. Penthouse with an incredible terrace overlooking the ocean and the El Yunque rain forest. Private parking with access to the beach. King bed on master room and bunk beds on second room. Fully Air conditioned apartment. WiFi (100 Mb internet), LED TV with cable TV, ROKU and telephone (local and USA calls at no cost). Two equipped bathrooms. Fully equipped kitchen. Washer and dryer. Walking distance to town. Located 30 minutes east from the airport on PR3 highway.

Beach chairs, coolers and boogie boards are available.

Luquillo has 3 golf courses within a 5 mile radius, 3 major hotels and is close to commercial centers where the guest can find convenience stores, supermarkets and major brand Outlet stores.

The Luquillo Kiosks offer local food and fresh sea food as well as cold beer and drinks. Nearby, The Brass Cactus restaurant has excellent hamburgers and specialty drinks.

If the guest is a nature lover, a 15 minute drive west will bring you to the heart of El Yunque National Forest. you will find water falls, nature trails and birds in a protected reserve. Drive another 10 minutes west and you find horse-riding, a go-kart track and many other local small restaurants to cater your wishes, be it Mexican, Japanese, Puertorican, Peruvian, Argentinian, etc.

A short 30 minute drive east brings you to Fajardo where the guest can take a ferry to Vieques or Culebra islands for a day tour. Culebra has one of the most beautiful beaches in the world at Flamenco. While in the Fajardo area a visit to el Conquistador Hotel is a plus. Great views, ferry to the private beach island of Palominito and several first class restaurants will welcome you. Tours to the Bioluminescent Bay can be reserved for a night visit, at Las Croabas, very close to El Conquistador Hotel.

Those who want a higher purchasing extravaganza can drive to San Juan and visit Plaza Las Americas, the Caribbean's largest retail center wich is located just 27 miles west from Luquillo. Also in San Juan a visit to the Old San Juan island is mandatory. There you will find a city with an old world heritage dating back to the 1500's when Spain occupied the island of Puerto Rico. Castillo San Felipe del Morro and Fort San Cristobal are two excellent representatives of that period. The Governor's Mansion, La Fortaleza is another great example of Spanish construction. A visit to Barrachina to sip a cool Piña Colada is a must. The guest can spend a full day in Old San Juan.

More Details

Property Manager
Rafael F Colon
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2018

About Rafael F Colon

Engineer, retired

Wife, executive, retired

Rafael F Colon purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Rafael F Colon chose Solimar

Excellent location on the North east corridor in Puerto Rico. Right at the beach and close to rainforest and restaurants. Great Penthouse terrace with all the amenities for BBQ or leisure reading.

What makes this apartment unique

Luquillo is the capital of the sun and the beach. Thirty minute drive to San Juan and the airport on PR3, PR66 and PR26 highways.


Solimar Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Master Bedroom - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Airconditioned
    Guest bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Air conditioned
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
Located walking distance to Luquilllo Beach. Excellent shallow beach for toddlers,


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(7 traveler reviews)

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Beach Front Penthouse Apartment - Fabulous Terrace, 1000 sf
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

The property is 50 yards from the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Rafael and Berto are great hosts! The apartment is spacious and the rooftop terrace is awesome for night time gatherings and star gazing. Everything you need to enjoy a week at the beach!!!! Thank you

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hola Eric. Linda and I are happy that you and your family enjoyed our property at the beach in Luquillo. We look forward to your next visit and assure you will find the same attention to detail and outstanding apartment you did this time. Please pass the word and recommend us to your friends and family.
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  • 5 of 5

Stayed with my husband and 2 daughters for a week, couldn't ask for anything more!! Gourgous views, amazing location, beautiful home!! To sum it up we were speechless!! Close to eveything!! 49 min drive to San Juan great local bars and food close supermarket and stores, Hosts were wonderful, they supplied EVERYTHING you need and more!! I definately will be recomending to my family and friends and will be returning ourselves!! If I could ha e given it 10 stars I would have !!! Thank you Raphael and Linda you helped make our vacation a dream!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hola Ivonne, Thank you so mich for your "10" rating. We are very happy you found tourself at home and had a wonderful vacation. We look forward to having you and Will back as our guests in the near future. Saludos, Linda y Rafa.
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NoVa Virginia USA

Want a relaxing vacation with no hassle and stress induced planning?

  • 5 of 5

Want a relaxing vacation with no hassle and stress induced planning? Then this property gives you all:

1. Quite, gated location.

2. Two levels (penthouse) apartment with private barbeque and sunbathing area with the view to the rain forest and more….

3. Private access to the shallow beach, very good for small kids, walking distance to deeper waters.

4. Kiosks for local cuisine /Bars /Subway : walking distance

5. Supermarket, Walgreens , Walmart (short drive from the apartment)

6. Spend half day on the pristine ans clean water beach, half day hiking El Yunque rainforest, a must go. (short drive from the apartment)

7. Take ferry to Culebra (short drive from the apartment)

8. Old San Juan :40 min drive

9. Bio-Bay (short drive from the apartment)

10. It is called Location , location , location….

11. Relax on the beach , snorkel on Culebra , enjoy hiking in Rain forest ,spend half day exploring Old San Juan

12. This is the perfect vacation that this apartment and his owner Rafa will provide you with.

Will definitely recommend to my friends and family.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hola Andrey. It was a pleasure having you and your family at our beach Penthouse in Luquillo. Linda and I thank you for being on our island. We look forward to your next visit and will have some additional amenities on the fridge and local goods waiting for you. Our pleasure!
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Campbellsburg Indiana

Best place to stay in Luquillo!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay. Close to many great beaches 25 minutes from San Juan, 10 from Fajardo, 15 from El Yunque National Forest. Ponce is a 2 hour drive but the town center is one of the prettiest and a great place to visit. While in Ponce go eat at Sabor y Rumba the food was excellent and very reasonably priced. From Fajardo you can take a kayak tour at night to Laguna Grande to see the the bioluminescent plankton, quite cool! As a added thoughtfulness Rafael had left some juice, snacks, milk, coffee and the such. The apartment is furnished with all you will need except sunscreen. There is a grocery and restaurants nearby. The Brass Cactus is good to go to, and Boardriders Surf Bar and Grill has a great view of the beach and surfers. We would highly recommend renting from Rafael.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a great review. We look forward to your next stay on our beach home. And we will have sunscreen available to our guests from this time on. Saludos from Luquillo!!
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Outstanding Ownership!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a wonderful week at this property. Everything was as we had hoped. Quiet, clean, comfortable, great beach access, great penthouse patio and balconies, plenty of dining options, etc. I also can't say enough nice things about Rafael (owner) and Berto (property manager). Their personal attention was outstanding. When we arrived at the airport, the rental car agency had run out of rental cars and after some delay, sent us by taxi to the property. Despite the late hour (nearly midnight), Berto was waiting for us when we arrived to give us our orientation tour of the property. The next morning, when we still didn't have a car or any transportation, Berto took us in his car to a local bakery, and offered to come back and take us to the grocery store once it opened later that morning. When I continued to have difficulty finding a rental car through my original car rental agency (busy holiday weekend), I contacted Rafael (the owner) for advice on finding a local agency in the Luquillo area. Within 1 hour, he and his wife had dropped what they were doing, drove from their home in San Juan, picked me up, and took me to a local agency, after he first called several agencies himself, and located what was certainly the last rental car available on the northeast part of the island. They saved me hours of frustration with their kindness. Later, when we discovered that the espresso machine wasn't working, Rafael delivered a new machine within hours, along with a bag of his favorite Puerto Rican coffee. I've rented many properties, but have never been so well taken care of. Thank you Rafael and Berto!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Steve, Our pleasure.
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Best possible location in Puerto Rico. East to get to El Yunque, the Bio Bay, San Juan and more. Excellent dining was easy to reach and the beach was outstanding. The accommodations were perfect with great views from the penthouse.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
San Juan International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
El Flamboyan
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Wyndham Rio Mar
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Brass Cactus
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Costa Azul
Car: necessary

10 mile drive to Fajardo where you can catch a ferry to Culebra or Vieques and spend a day on lovely, nature filled islands.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125

Property Owner will be available on day of arrival to introduce the guest to the apartment and deliver one set of keys and gate beeper. Extra set of keys require an additional $100 deposit.

Manager'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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