We are offering our 4 bed/3 bath home in the heart of the southern coast
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About Richard Harrigan
We bought this house during our move to Puerto Rico, as a great opportunity to be close to work. After a year we were required to start working in the northern part of the island. This is where you come in. We want to share our experience and house with you so that you too can see the calm and serenity we find in the south of the island especially at our little place.
Richard Harrigan purchased this House in 2014
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
Puerto Rico Vacation
Let me start off by saying that the communication with the property manager was great and the home accommodated my family and I. However, the cameras on the property (specifically, in the living room) made me very uncomfortable. I constantly felt as if we were being watched or if I had something to worry about. I understand that homes In Puerto Rico are a bit run down in comparison to homes in the continental US. However, there were always critters in the house and eating or cooking in the house was unsatisfactory. Although the owner provides amazing water equipment such as kayaks, boards, life vests, etc., the beach behind the home is not as visually appetizing as depicted on its website. The surrounding shore line and waters are very dirty and made it less ideal to take the family out on the water. Additionally, many of the lights bulbs in the home were burnt out and constantly had to navigate or shower in the dark; nor was the hot water working. Lastly, the vacation home team constantly reminds its customers to turn off the A/C and fans to save the owner from high local electricity expenses. I always made sure to do so. However, coming back to a hot home while on vacation and traveling throughout the island is less than ideal, and I feel like it is not my responsibility to ensure the owner saves on electricity costs. Overall, the home is perfect for accommodating large groups, but the ad is a bit misleading.
Comfortable, peaceful, clean home with beautiful ocean views!
Perfect home for a larger group
Plenty of room for a large group. We had 9 people in our group and had no space issues. House was clean and had everything we needed for our stay. We had to hunt between the two kitchens to find all the right pots and pans...etc, but they were all there. Air conditioning in all of the bedrooms worked well. We had some issues with the hot water, but the cool showers in the evenings weren't too bad after a long day in the heat. As others have stated, the beach in the back is not so great for swimming, but the view and the sound of the waves made up for that. The back patio area was perfect for visiting and having a drink in the evenings. We had no issues with bugs in the house during our stay. Richard and the property mgmt company were very responsive to any questions we had.
cockroaches at the kitchen and the mattres of the master bedroom was with insects.
Beautiful sunrises and our 5 year old and 20 something kids had a great time and enjoyed fishing on the beach while little man played in the shallow water
Great view from balcony upstairs
We had a very relaxing stay about 2 weeks ago. The house is very well maintained, location is excellent, right on the beach. The beach is excellent for windsurfing and kite boarding, the wind seems to be infinite! Also for kayak or SUP when the wind subsides.
The view from the 2nd floor balcony is simply amazing, specially at dusk. We had an unforgettable time and will definitely go back!
Our house is centrally located on the southern coast of Puerto Rico. It is right next to the water in the community of Jauca in Santa Isabel. We have neighbors but they are rarely around. Within 30 minutes from our house you can be to museums, hiking in the mountains (or just enjoying the majestic views), tranquil hotsprings in Coamo, Ruta de Mojo in Salinas, countless other attractions as well including a waterfall in a man's backyard (Salto Collores). We can help you put some plans together based on your specific interests, if you would like. We have quickly learned the ins and outs of getting around this fabulous "Isla Del Encanto"