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Casa SuMarco: Sweet 2 BR House with Fantastic View, Cool Breeze

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 BRs, 1 bath, sleeps 4, full kitchen, in/outdoor showers, wash machine, carport

Enjoy wide-open water views and sip a cool drink on Casa SuMarco's huge wrap-around deck overlooking one of the most beautiful bays in the entire Caribbean. Only a few hundred feet from the water's edge and cooled by tropical breezes, this comfortable 2-bedroom house sleeps up to 4 people, perfect for a family or couples. The second bedroom has a hideaway bed that pops up into 2 twins. Enjoy the privacy of having your own house and landscaped grounds in a small, safe and friendly neighborhood on the bay.

Both bedrooms are air-conditioned, all other rooms have ceiling fans. Prepare your own meals in the fully-equipped kitchen or sample island cooking at Culebra's unique variety of restaurants. Casa SuMarco has a washing machine, dvd/flat screen tv with a large and varied movie library (no cable or tv reception-- only dvd's), stereo, outdoor table-top gas grill, wifi, indoor & outdoor showers. Your private parking area is right at the front gate in our own outdoor car-port. The spacious grounds have flowering shrubs and palm trees. It's the perfect island getaway.

Culebra is among the 'Best Secret Islands on Earth' (Travel & Leisure), has one of the '6 Caribbean Beaches to See Before You Die' (New York Times), and nearby Flamenco Beach is 'One of the Top 10 in the World' (Travel Channel). Flamenco Beach is just 6 minutes from Casa SuMarco by jeep. Its central location on the island is convenient to all restaurants, shops, town, ferry and airport. A few friendly watering holes in town have live music or karaoke on some nights. Restaurants range from simple island cooking to elegant gourmet dining. Small local markets and unique island gift shops provide for all your needs. A weekly open-air produce market offers a cornucopian array of fresh fruit & vegetables.

Nature is the local attraction on Culebra. Endless white sandy beaches dot the island. Many are within a few minutes' ride from the house. Deserted beaches, beautiful reefs, fabulous snorkeling and diving. No malls, resorts or golf courses. No passport or fancy clothes required. English is spoken everywhere. To get the most from your visit, renting a car will give you the best mobility and opportunity to explore and experience all aspects of the island.

Come for the simplicity and beauty. Enjoy snorkeling the colorful reefs, scuba diving, nature walks, photography, fishing, biking, kayaking, fishing and boating. Hiking, observing hawksbill or leatherback turtles nesting and hatching in spring and birdwatching in the extensive Culebra Wildlife Refuge are favorite activities for nature lovers.

Bring your sunblock, camera, a good book . . . and relax.

More Details

Property Manager
Susan Lusk
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Susan Lusk

My husband and I retired from book publishing in New York, where we still live most of the year. We love the slower pace, simplicity, and natural beauty of Culebra — it's the perfect antidote to city life.

Susan Lusk purchased this house in 2004

Why Susan Lusk chose Culebra

We visited a few different islands in the Caribbean and whenever we asked about Culebra, we got the same answer: 'Oh no, you don't want to go to Culebra — there's nothing there.' That was exactly what we were looking for and it was perfect! Sixteen years later, it still is.

What makes this house unique

Simplicity of lifestyle, genuinely nice people, beautiful surroundings, safe island, delicious tropical weather.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a great stay in your house. The views were beautiful and everything was very comfortable. As a professional in a technical field I cannot but compliment you on how well you have organized the house and labeled everything and seemingly anticipated the guests questions of where stuff is and how it works. We enjoyed a profound sense of relaxation and a refusal to be bothered with anything but the basics of swimming, sunning, eating, snorkeling, body surfing and doing nothing.



If we have friends that want to visit Culebra based on our glowing reviews, we will certainly recommend your place. Thank you again for making our stay comfortable and enjoyable.
Feb 2015
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Amenities

Culebra Pueblo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Additional outdoor (cool water) shower
  • The additional outdoor shower is great for a refreshing after-beach rinse.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Hide-away twin beds: one rolls under the other for daytime
  • The second bedroom has 2 twin hide-away beds that can be separate or pushed together
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Casa SuMarco: Sweet 2 BR House with Fantastic View, Cool Breeze
average rating of 4.892857 based on 73 reviews
5

Absolutely Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Casa SuMarco. The view is spectacular. The location is ideal. Susan was an excellent communicator, and her house has everything you need! We were so lucky to stay at such a sweet home. We spent our honeymoon in Culebra and wanted nothing more than to take it easy, snorkel and lay around and read. It was such a nice spot to come home to at the end of a hot day at the beach. When you fly, you can't bring everything you would need for a good day at the beach. No worries! Susan has everything you need. My first trip to Culebra was spoiled by bad weather, not this time. Thank you so much Susan. We desperately needed time to slow down and we found just what we needed at your home.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you came back after a rainy first time to Culebra! It's a great setting to unwind and get onto 'island time' for a bit. And I'm so pleased our home helped make your honeymoon memorable. Congratultions!
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5

Memorable stay in Culebra

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at Casa SuMarco. The place was perfect for the four of us. The place was exceptionally clean and well maintained. We spent a lot of time on the back with a lovely breeze and beautiful view. We explored most of the beaches in Culebra and really enjoyed snorkeling in Tamarindo beach. We even witnessed an elusive manatee rearly seen in this area. We also saw many turtles, stingrays and one barracuda among other tropical fish. We explored many restaurants. Our favourites were the food truck within walking distance from the house, Susies restaurant and Mamacitas in Dewey and we also enjoyed the pastries and fresh bread from Pandeli, the local bakery in town. Thanks for letting us stay at your lovely place, we hope to visit Culebra soon again.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! It's a pleasure to hear when people enjoy their stay as much as you did. Our wraparound deck is the perfect place for serious relaxation with a fabulous view. And congrats on a manatee sighting!! That's special -- in my 17 years there I have yet to see one. Hope you come back again, you're always welcome at Casa SuMarco!
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5

It's so good that we came back!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned to Casa SuMarco for the second year, this time for two full weeks. The property is just as advertised. The house has everything you need to be comfortable. But the best part of the house is the deck that wraps around 3 sides of the house. You can have sun or shade, as you wish, and always have a nice view and a wonderful breeze. We love the location, close enough to town for grocery shopping or restaurants, and about halfway between Zoni & Flamenco beaches. D's Garden is right next door, with fresh veggies for sale. The Tiki food truck is just a walk down the hill -- for coffee and a breakfast burrito or grouper fingers or a burger for lunch or dinner. We appreciate having coolers, towels, beach chairs and snorkel gear available. Makes it easy for us to travel with just a carry on!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to hosting you again!
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5

Beautiful Culebra home!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! What a spot... If you're trying to find a place to stay while on the island, look no further. This cozy beach house has incredible ocean views (see porch pictures), a great location and has everything you could need for a trip to Culebra (full kitchen, beach chairs, snorkeling gear, etc). If I ever return to Culebra, I will absolutely stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great vacation-- you're welcome back anytime!
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5

Blissful existence

  • 5 of 5

Your house is wonderful, the location, the deck (!), the a/c, the view, the bath towels and beach equipment to use, the paper towels, toilet paper, condiments (those aren’t always included), the deck, water pressure and temperature, the general upkeep, the hammock, did I mention the deck? The instructions and starter package and the communication with you were all excellent. We really enjoyed it.

I could live on that deck.

By the way, I had expected some dog and rooster noise, but there was very little of it. Quieter than I thought and it was Easter week!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love when people have such a great experience! Thanks so much for sharing it with us and the HomeAway community!
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5

Fantastic Experience

  • 5 of 5

We had a perfectly lovely time on Culebra Jan. 30 to Feb. 5. Casa SuMarco is wonderful. We spent many an early and late hour on the expansive deck watching the bay, stars and the iguana that graced us with its presence. Many more hours were spent on the beautiful beaches: Flamenco, Zoni, Culebrita and Punta Soldado at sunset. All in all, Culebra is a really neat place for vacationers who aren't particularly fond of over-blown and crowded tourist spots.

David Ormstedt

Bloomington, IN

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're delighted you had such a good time here! Sunset is glorious from all the different vantage points, and it sounds like you covered the island. Come back soon!
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Map

Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Culebra Airport
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Culebra to Fajardo
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Miles
Susie's
Nearest Beach
3.5 Miles
Flamenco Beach
Car: recommended

Casa SuMarco is in a small, friendly and safe neighborhood overlooking Culebra's main bay, Ensenada Honda, considered by many to be the most beautiful bay in the Caribbean. The sunrise-to-sunset panoramic view is breathtaking. We're convenient to all the great beaches, to town, restaurants and shops, markets, the airport and ferry. By jeep it's about 6 minutes to Flamenco Beach, 12 minutes to Zoni Beach, 7 minutes to the center of town and the ferry dock. Golf cart rentals are very popular because they're fun & inexpensive, but a little slower and no air conditioning :)

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Rates & Availability

Culebra Pueblo House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak 1-2 pers
Nov 24 2016 - Jul 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$209
$1,463
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
SummerSpecial
Jul 9 2017 - Sep 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
Off-peak 1-2 pers
Sep 11 2017 - Nov 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak 1-2 pers
Dec 22 2017 - Jul 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
$215
$1,475
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Standard pricing
3 night minimum stay
$209
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

Maximum number of guests is 4. Strictly enforced!
Minimum one-week stay during holiday periods may apply.
25% deposit on booking, balance due 30 days prior to arrival.
No fee for payment by check or PayPal. For credit card payment on HomeAway add 3% booking fee (5% on non-US credit cards).
Deposits are refundable only if booked period is re-rented (a $25 cancellation fee will be deducted).
Travel insurance is always recommended.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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