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Villa Tesoro @ Carabali Rainforest - El Yunque and Beach Quick Access

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 10)

Villa Tesoro is ideal for families traveling with children and grandparents. Short drive to Culebra and Vieques ferries. Close to El Yunque Rain Forest. Only 34 miles from Old San Juan hosting El Morro and San Cristobal forts, and the old city. Great restaurants are only minutes away. JACUZZI HEATER NOT INCLUDED.

You will have 600 acres for your use with horses, rivers, and yet, with near beaches as well.

This home is the perfect location to enjoy all the treasures of Puerto Rico. Gated community is within Carabali, where your dreams come true. Ask about our website with more information about Hacienda Carabali.

If you don't feel like cooking or going out to eat, we can arrange for a private chef to come to the house and create a succulent meal. Just let us know with sufficient time to make arrangements.

Master Suite: Queen Size Bed/closet/Full bathroom

Hall: Full Bathroom

2nd Bedroom: 1 Bunk beds (sleeps 3)

3rd Bedroom: 1 Bunk bed (sleeps 3)

3rd Bathroom in first floor.

Living Room has futon (sleeps 2)

More Details

Property Manager
Carmen Medina
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

Why Carmen Medina chose Luquillo

Being Puerto Rico an Island in the Caribbean, we thought having a chalet close to the beach and to the forest was the best option to rest and forget about the daily stress.

What makes this chalet unique

Quietness, private pool, pool table, (2) big balcony. Resting is guaranteed.

Guestbook comments from the manager

A really great place to hang out. Quiet & private, but a short drive to beaches and restaurants. The opposite of hectic & crowded San Juan, but only about 35 minutes away if you want to spend the day there. Perfect for families. Hector was responsive & accommodating. A great choice.
Jan 2016
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Amenities

Vilomar Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Double Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunk Bed
Entertainment:
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Villa Tesoro @ Carabali Rainforest - El Yunque and Beach Quick Access
average rating of 4.811321 based on 57 reviews
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Beautiful property

  • 4 of 5

We really loved staying in Villa Tesoro. It has everything you need. The view is spectacular. We enjoyed the outdoor living area. We will definitely consider to stay in this property again.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, views and accomodations!

  • 5 of 5

The house had everything we needed for our entire group. Pool for kids, pool table for young adults, great kitchens and lounging area for adults. We were a party of 11 and it was perfect! Close to the rainforest, beaches, dining, everything!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Property

  • 5 of 5

La casa está perfectamente localizada con una vista espectacular al Yunque. 3 cuartos cómodos para 8 personas, todos con A/C. Cocina con todas las facilidades y balcón acogedor. La planta baja con espacio para muchas personas con mesa de billar, cocina, grill y fabulosa piscina. Toda la familia la pasamos maravillosamente bien y la recomendamos para pasar un buen tiempo. Carmen y Hector estuvieron accesibles y hasta nos permitieron un late check out. Solo una recomendación: una puerta en el baño del master room no vendría mal. Gracias mil.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved it! Would definitely stay again!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Puerto Rico and staying here was a big part of that. It was just our family of 5 including our 3 teenage boys. I would probably not recommend for more that 6 unless people don't mind sleeping together or in the middle of the living room. Although you could definitely entertain probably 80 people outside!!!

Here is what we REALLY loved about the place... The outdoor living area! We used the pool table every day when we were just hanging out snacking and sitting by the pool. The outdoor kitchen is awesome to have and we cooked and ate many meals there. Whether you wanted to be in the shade under a ceiling fan or swimming in the pool we could all still be together. Great outdoor sound system that you can just plug your phone into. Beautiful views and surroundings!!! Lots of animal noises that we enjoyed.. frogs, birds, horses, and the donkey 😉�. Playing basketball out there was fun too. So glad there was a ball! Also, having the extra bathroom down there was so convenient.

Great quality washer and dryer!

Very clean!

The upstairs deck was wonderful with its tables, chairs, hammock, and view!

The only thing I would definitely change is adding a little more seating for lounging inside. Currently only a futon. We ended up bringing in the chairs from the deck.

This place is a good mix of simple/rustic and updated. Kitchens are very modern and nice but no oven or dishwasher. Tons of pots/pans and dishes and utensils!

Bathroom fixtures are nice.

The rustic part: the old wood floors are slightly separated in places peaking down to the outdoor lower level. Exterior doors are a bit tough to open sometimes. Lighting.

There were 6 good quality beach towels and 6 portable beach chairs (we took those to beach). Plenty of nice white bath towels and washcloths, closet space, drawers, blankets.

It was a fabulous and different place to stay and will definitely stay again if we have an opportunity. Thank you!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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View was increadible

  • 5 of 5

We stay in VRBO all over the island and this one is special. It has a combination of rustic and modern. My 4 kids loved having a pool after a full day of exploring the island. It's very clean and well maintained. I wish I would have had better directions the first day and more towels.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, wonderful house for groups, but needs some work

  • 4 of 5

This was almost the perfect house in an idyllic setting for our group of 8 twenty-somethings. It's a great place to bond as a group and conducive to hanging out, cooking, and listening to music.

What we loved:

-Beautiful 360-degree views w/ lots of great bird watching (and listening) to be had from either the lower level patio or the top level deck. Bring binoculars if you have them (or buy them if you don't, it'll be worth it. Check out the Wirecutter for a great review on what to get).

-Phenomenal outdoor living area with several seating areas and tables on both upper and lower levels

-8 speaker outdoor soundsystem and headphone cable hookup.

-Outdoor kitchen on lower level with huge island

-Fully functional AC in all upstairs rooms with individual zone control

-Coqui noises at night, bird songs during the day. There's also some chickens and donkeys nearby. Bring ear plugs if these bother you.

-There's a blender and a citrus juicer!

-2 hammocks

-Clean, fully functional bathrooms

-Beach towels (6) & chairs (3)

-New washer/dryer setup

What we didn't love:

-The grill/oven/griddle unit lacked any sort of instructions to go with it and was also in slight disrepair—not to the point of inoperability, but enough to be very annoying. The starter is broken, the labels have long ago worn off of every dial and switch, the provided grill lighter is unreliable, One of the knobs didn't work at all and popped right off, and the whole thing was was FILTHY when we opened it.

-The listing specifies that the hot tub heater is broken. But the pool relies on the hot tub for heating. This renders the pool unusably cold (felt like <70 degrees F) for anything more than cooling down for a couple minutes at a time. No good for swimming/hanging out.

-Sofa bed is totally broken and needs to be replaced

-The ceiling fans in the house don't work.

-Only provided one remote opener for the front gate to the gated community. Really should give 2 since groups w/ more than 5 ppl will need multiple cars.

-A house for up to 10 ppl should come with a dishwasher.

Bonus tips:

-Go to Costco in San Juan before coming to Luquillo. Groceries are expensive and of mediocre quality. Selectos in Rio Del Mar is closer. Amigo in Luquillo is cheaper, but essentially just a groceries-only Walmart with a different name.

-The Hacienda Carabali restaurant is only $1-2 more expensive per dish than the Luquillo Kiosks for the same food

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're really glad you enjoyed your stay and pointed out some glitches that needed to be worked on. Our future guests will be happy to know that we got a new grill, that doesn't need clicker or matches to light, just turn the knobs. The sofa bed was replaced by a futon that sleeps 2. Ceiling fans only needed batteries and I informed that there are always AAA and AA batteries in one of the drawers, in the upstairs' kitchen. When I went the afternoon you left, the batteries were there, I replaced them and lo and behold, the fans and their lights worked fine. Now we have 6 beach chairs and about 10 beach towels for our guests' convenience. As for the pool, it's never been a heated pool. The hot tub was always an extra and not used by most guests. Water is usually warm during the day, when the sun is out and warms it. As for the dish washer, this is an appliance rarely used by the locals. The majority of people buy disposable cups and plates to use down stairs since one of the house rules is not to use glass china and glasses near the pool area for guests' protection.
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Approximately 19 Miles from San Juan Int'l Airport

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Additional Guest Fee $15 per person per night

JACUZZI HEATER NOT INCLUDED
We are certified Suppliers with PR Legal Room Tax Included. PR Laws imp ones penalties to those providers not including that tax.
Cancelaron policy 100% refund 90 days before checkin.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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