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On the beach! Sandy Beach-one of Rincon's best beaches!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

Surf or play on one of Puerto Rico's best beaches. If you're looking to get away from traffic & high rise condos, this location is for you. Plenty to do and see in an exotic, funky & laid back atmosphere. Walk the beach for miles & find sea glass or other treasures. Come discover why Hwy 413 is known as the 'Road to Happiness' and the poster reads, 'Rincon--Puerto Rico's Best Kept Secret. More than a destination. A feeling. An attitude. An environment.' Your accommodations are great--entire top floor of a 3-story building so lots of windows & light and ocean views are incredible from most every room! There is a rooftop terrace with bath and beachside patio with stairs to the beach. All three bedrooms have air conditioning and the tropical breezes keep you comfortable year round with ceiling fans in all rooms. Sleeps 7 with a full bed, queen bed & 3 twin beds. Sports lovers and news junkies can stay connected with WiFi, Cable & Smart TV. Rent surf boards next door and take lessons. This is life on the Beach in Rincon! Wake up & check the surf without leaving the bedroom. Watch Humpback Whales frolic from late January through early April from your dining table. Walk to great dining & night life. Can it get any better?

Keywords: Beachfront, Oceanfront, Specials, Surf, beach, sale, sea glass, kite surfing, paddle boarding, whale watching, gourmet dining

More Details

Property Manager
Melinda Ferraro
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

About Melinda Ferraro

We live in Madison Wisconsin but try to get to Rincon as much as possible. Friends have come to stay and bought property here. Come discover the magic.

Melinda Ferraro purchased this villa in 2002

Why Melinda Ferraro chose Puntas

We've always dreamed of living on the ocean. In 2002 we stayed at a friend's condo on another Rincon beach for spring break. We walked by our property on this beach that was just constructed and fell in love with it. There were no high rise hotels or condo's on the beach and there were plenty of great restaurants and things to do in the area. Our daughters love the beach and it attracts all ages. Lots to do for young adults and parents. The people here are very friendly. Puerto Rico is exotic but is a territory of the US so no passport is required, money is the same and the real estate laws are very similar. I'm a realtor and can work well from my Puerto Rico 'home office' because we are well connected with cell phone reception and internet service.

What makes this villa unique

You can walk to several great restaurants and bars so it's nice to have that convenience. The views are exceptional, I think the best in Rincon, so we hate to leave the place once we get there. We love to dine on the roof top terrace and watch the moon & stars. We're on a peninsula on the farthest western point of Puerto Rico so you have interesting panoramic views. We look out on the Aguadilla peninsula in the distance. The sunsets are amazing! We love to walk the beach, some of it stretches along DNR owned property with no homes, and find interesting sea glass and shells. Most of all we love to relax and just take in the sun and watch the waves stack up and roll in.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Your place was wonderful. And our trip was great. We loved the experience of staying in a home/ condo atmosphere. We enjoyed having Tamboo so close. Loved the beach area.

The only bummer is the waves were big most of the time so it was hard for the girls to try and learn to surf.

Leaves us something to try next time. Someone mentioned that the storm that went through the east coast effected the weather there?! We did a lot of other activities instead.

We rented a jeep and glad we did. Wayne perfected his defensive driving skills!! Ha HA. Narrow roads where interesting.

The best part of our vacation was the time we spent just the 4 of us! The girls were at the right age 16 and 19 and they really bonded. We all hope we can get back there again.

Thank you for sharing your home!!
Mar 2017
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Puntas Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Trundle beds so sleeps 3
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , master bedroom with bath
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Trundle bed, (1) Baby Cribs (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Rooftop terrace, surfing beach, swimming beach, automatic back up generator if power goes out and water storage tank if water utility has an outage. You can hire a massage at the villa. Catering is available. Surf boards can be rented next door. Snorkel gear can be rented across the street.


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On the beach! Sandy Beach-one of Rincon's best beaches!
average rating of 4.733333 based on 46 reviews

A little piece of paradise in Rincon awaits here

  • 5 of 5

First of all highly appreciative of Melinda, and Ryan and Erica for being so attentive and accommodating both prior to booking and throughout our stay.

They went out of their way to provide excellent care for us as their guests.

The third floor, where we stayed, was very comfortable, serene, and had amazing views that will live in my mind forever.

You can hear the sound of the ocean throughout the apartment.

There is a surf rental / instructor setup beside the house.

Sandy beach has so many great places to eat within a short, short walking distance including Tamboo (ceviche and passion fruit margarita), Casa verde (amazing burgers! Be sure to try the Cali burger with a jalepeno margarita), Pools (absolutely incredible and fresh sushi), and the smoothie shack that you can’t miss past Tamboo. There is also little hidden gift shop, Mangos, directly across from the house to buy last minute souvenirs.

Rincon is a very unique surfer town with the most friendly people & the most amazing cuisine (Roots-cheese balls with guava sauce, tuna tartare / jacks shack-fish tacos/el Bohío (Acacia bowl & rum punch & one of a kind smoothies)

We loved Rincon and cannot wait to visit again -so envious of anyone who lives here. What a great town that has marked our lives with such wonderful memories!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is the true essence of Rincon. It's a magical spot, for sure! When I recently visited I found the food and restaurant experiences better than I can ever remember. Don't want to be too corny by there was a special energy in the air that Rincon and Puerto Rico are going to be better after the hurricanes. Tourism is once again vibrant and everyone is grateful!
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Great property on the best beach in Rincon, Puerto Rico is back at full strength!

  • 5 of 5

We have been to Puerto Rico for our winter vacation for each of the last 12 years. This year we were hesitant to go in our usual January timeframe thinking why be an additional burden on the infrastructure. Puerto Rico is definitely back at full strength and we were welcomed as usual. The Puerto Rican culture of warmth, family and fun was not taken down by Maria.

Now about Paradise at Sandy Beach. Wow, how many times can you say the property is better than what can be captured in photos. The style and furnishings are nicely done and it is very comfortable. All of the amenities are there. We usually look for a roof top, and there is one of course, but when you are steps from the beach we didn't use it as much as usual.

Melinda and the local support staff are great to deal with. Erica was our main contact and she would respond in short time and checked in on arrival to make sure everything was ok. I recommend this location and will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Green Lake WI


  • 5 of 5

Loved Sandy Beach! Rincon was fantastic. Great little shops and restaurants. One of our favorite restaurants was three doors away. Views were spectacular from this third floor condo. Well equipped kitchen and comfortable accommodations. Highly recommend. Its definitely worth a little extra to be right on the beach. Owner's and property managers were top notch. Great vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sao Paulo, Brazil

Excellent apartment -- exceeded expectations

  • 5 of 5

Excellent beachfront apartment. Apartment occupies all the top (3rd floor) of building with great view of the ocean about 100' away. Clean, well equipped, A/Cs on all 3 bedrooms, guaranteed parking (we rented a car) in the building. Walking distance to a few mini-markets and restaurants, short 5-10 minute drive from many others. Many beach towels (in addition to bath towels and linens) provided. Can rent boards next door. Will strongly reconsider for a future stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always our goal to exceed expectations!
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Fort Worth, TX

Right on the beach

  • 3 of 5

This unit is right on the beach, you can't get any closer. It also provides private/gated parking.

The wifi and ACs were very welcome and the fans in the bathrooms are pure genius in PR.

Kitchen, Linens and Washer and Dryer are all well stocked - all you need to do is supply your own food or visit some of the restaurants within walking distance.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have to be honest... saw the 3 star review and was worried something put a damper on the vacation that we could have managed better. But glad to see there were all positive comments about the property, location and the amenities. To all future guests: if anything is not up to par please let us know and we will address it.
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Wilmington, Delaware

Wonderful location and accommodations

  • 5 of 5

We booked this villa for my 50th birthday. What a great time! Absolutely beautiful location and villa was very clean. We surfed in front of the villa one day, and had a surf rental place in the parking lot next door. Great restaurant/bar about 3 houses down the beach. Easy to get to and convenient to other locations we wanted to visit, Would highly recommend to anyone who enjoys a beach vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is the perfect spot for celebrations, family gatherings, or just a place to relax and get out of Dodge. The Tamboo restaurant and bar is fun. Come back soon!
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Nearest Point of Interest
Miriador de Sandy Beach
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Tamboo Beside the Point
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Rock Bottom
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Casa Islena
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Tide pool
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Pool Bar
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Light House
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Steps Beach
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Lazy Parrot
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The Spot/Black Eagle

Sea glass hunting, Whale watching, surf lessons, yoga, snorkeling at Steps Beach, Sailing tours, zip lining




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $100
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 7.0%

Pet fee refundable if no pet damage

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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