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Oceanview Beachfront Penthouse, Isla Verde

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Story Penthouse, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 4

Ocean-Front Penthouse w/over-sized Balcony furnished w/table and chairs. Very quiet floor, only 8 apartments. Totally insulated from street noise. Breath-taking views you'll just want to keep the windows & sliders open all the time to inhale the delicious ocean breeze! Watch the sunrise & sunset, stargaze nightly watch the falling stars & the brightly lit cruise ships passing by. The best ocean swimming beach, located along with world class hotels, water-sports, action packed expeditions, fine dining, fast food restaurants,bars, clubs, lobby dancing and excellent shopping. The building features 24 hour security guards, indoor assigned parking with 2 spaces next to the elevator, Olympic size swimming pool and kiddie pool, tennis, basketball courts, playground and BBQ amenities.

It is 5 min to the airport and 15 min to Old San Juan. El Yunque Rainforest & Waterfalls and Luquillo Beach are 30 minutes away. Isla Verde is the capital city of San Juan and features endless possibilities!

BRAND NEW FEATURE! Free Hi-Speed WiFi Internet

Activities/Attractions:

Water activities are in abundance-all water sports are available on the beach, glorious golf courses throughout the San Juan area, world famous rainforest El Yunque, many great places to dine (walking distance). Happy Hour locations all around the area; Vegetarian Restaurants, Local Cuisine, Seafood, Steaks, Argentinean Grills, Beach Bars, Fast Food all walking distance. Ziplines, exhilarating adventure tours, waterfall climbing and swimming, ATV-ing, snorkel over live coral reefs, airport & ferry service to Culebra & Vieques, outlet shopping, San Juan boasts the largest shopping mall in the Caribbean-Plaza Las Americas (10 min taxi ride) Festivals, Old San Juan (10 min taxi-car ride)w/all attractions including the walled city, cobblestone streets, El Morro, go back in time 500 years, Museums, Cultural Events, Bacardi Rum Factory (5 min ferry ride from OSJ toCatena) beautiful parks, hot-springs, coffee plantations in the mountains, Original Masterpieces of Art @Ponce Museum of Art; Bio-Luminescent Bay Tours to see the glowing waters, horse-back riding on the beaches, great surfing areas in Loiza, no need to travel to Rincon! Kayaking and paddle surfing in Condado, free on Friday nights, great tennis facilities to test your skills, water-skiing, para-gliding, jet skiing, jump off the huge rocks into a local swimming 'hole'. There is an adventure to suit every palate! You can do as much or as little as you wish and this is the best location in all of the Caribbean.

More Details

Owner
Maureen A Bush
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2017

About Maureen A Bush

I was born and raised in NJ. In 2006 our youngest of 5 children left our home to attend College. My husband and I were avid boaters and decided to move full time to Hilton Head Island, SC. We spend the winters in Miami Beach aboard Turangalila. In the summer time, our boat is docked nearby our home in Hilton Head. We have always loved Puerto Rico and for many years, it was the only place I looked forward to getting away to. Now, we spend a lot less time in the Caribbean. Too much to see...too little time!

Maureen A Bush purchased this condo in 1991

Why Maureen A Bush chose Puerto Rico

My husband and I purchased this fabulous condo so that we could take family vacations, be guaranteed warm weather and all be together. For many years, we travelled with our 5 children and reserved 3 hotel rooms in resort areas. Our children were so excited to be in a 'hotel' they never wanted to leave the room. It wasn't fun eating all of our meals out in restaurants. Once we made the decision to purchase Puerto Rico, our family trips have been wonderful memories. As the children grew older, married and had babies of their own, we have started another tradition, enjoying our condo with them and my grandchildren. We are serious boaters and now spend most of our non-working time on the water. We decided to share our apartment in Puerto Rico with others who will appreciate the beauty of the island as much as we once did. For now, renting it short-term to many people has given me a lot of satisfaction. I love this place and its great to know that I can always come back to it.

What makes this condo unique

I will always love the beauty of the island. Puerto Rico offers the most diversity of any of the Caribbean islands. From touring the rain-forest, spending a day exploring the Forts of Old San Juan, experiencing eco-tours on bioluminescent bays, visiting beautiful beaches all over the island, swinging off ropes into the deep waters below the waterfalls, accepting the challenge of viewing the petroglyphs at El hippie Pool and La Canoa Falls, to fine dining, fancy shopping, dancing the nights away, gambling in the Casino's, sky-diving etc. There is so much or so little to do. Whatever suits you is all you need to have the most wonderful vacation!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Maureen,



I hope all is well. I wrote a review for your condo and I hope you will like it. i've included below.





We had an amazing stay at this condo. The views were priceless and the location was within walking distance to food,casinos, and a 24 hr walgreens. The location was great for driving to some site seeing locations. The door men were friendly and very helpful to us. The unit was very clean and it had many amenities that made the stay feel as if we were visiting a welcoming family home. We loved the swimming pool which ideal for both young and old. There was a small play ground that the children enjoyed. Dealing with the owner was a real pleasure. She communicated with us in timely and pleasant manner. I loved this place and its great relaxing view. The next time i return to Puerto Rico, I would not hesitate to stay here again.



We really enjoyed ourselves and I appreciated and enjoyed dealing with you.





Sincerely,



Luis and Darla.
Jun 2015
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Amenities

Cangrejo Arriba Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 19
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , Separate changing room, private shower/toilet area
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Inside the Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Half bath is located on the first floor. Two other bathrooms are upstairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , w/dresser, flat screen TV and 2 night stands w/drawers
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , w/dresser, nightstand, TV/VCR
  • Bedroom 2 has a hotel style twin cot in the closet for the fifth person. Also, it is a King or 2 Twins, not both!
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
* Cleaning Service available for additional fee upon request; *24 hour doorman on duty; *24 hour Walgreens across the street; *2 Fully stocked supermarkets short walking distance; *Area guides and tourist tours are available daily -pick-up at all major hotels (Inter-Continental, El San Juan); *Chairs/Lounges provided by pool area; Beach chairs and umbrellas for rent as soon as you enter the beach.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

Oceanview Beachfront Penthouse, Isla Verde
average rating of 4.84375 based on 33 reviews
5

Perfect Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from an amazing weekend in Puerto Rico! Our penthouse condo was the highlight of our trip! The view from the condo is breath taking. We had the sliders and windows open all weekend so we could enjoy the amazing ocean breeze. The condo gave us plenty of room to spread out but also enjoy each other.

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to cook meals. We cooked every breakfast and most lunches home before heading out for the night. It was very relaxing sitting on the patio with our breakfast, coffee, and ocean view.

Our days were spent on the beach. We were provided with beach chairs, umbrellas, and coolers. There were a few restaurants in walking distance, right on the sand, that we visited for lunch. We did not even need to leave the beach! On Sundays, there were venders on the beach that sold food and drinks.

Charlie’s Car Rental was conveniently right across the street. While renting a car, we were able to see El Yunque and Old San Juan. At night, we took Uber to Old San Juan to enjoy the night life and the sunset at the fort.

There are also a lot of restaurants and clubs in walking distance to the condo. Maureen was very helpful, offering a lot of suggestions for places to eat and adventures on the island. We had a very memorable vacation and would absolutely suggest this condo to anyone who wants a fun but relaxing vacation. It was perfect for us!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your wonderful experiences with the entire HomeAway family! I'm glad you and your girls had such a great trip! Maureen
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Hilton Head, SC
5

Stunning views, great relaxation, Best Winter Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Penthouse apartment is spacious and cozy at the same time. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you can possibly need to cook a gourmet meal, if cooking is your thing! The ocean breezes are phenomenal! The Condo is in Marbella Este, a very secure, safe and clean building on the beach in Isla Verde. Many delicious restaurants are walking distance. The ocean water is so warm and inviting. Beach chairs, umbrella, towels are all provided. Definitely the nicest beach in all of San Juan. We cannot wait to go again next year with our young grandson!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hilton Head, SC
5

Stunning views from Condo and an awesome beach.

  • 5 of 5

Definitely a favorite place in the Caribbean!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The Best

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect location for the perfect vacation. We took our 2 kids with us for Spring Break, and we all had a wonderful time. The condo is very comfortable and is a quick elevator ride to the beach. We used the provided beach chairs and other beach supplies almost every day. If we did not have time for the beach, the pool was very nice, as well.

The condo was fully stocked with kitchen tools and was close to 2 grocery stores. So, we made breakfast every day. It was a luxury to eat on the balcony with the cool breezes every morning. If we did not go out for dinner, also ate on the balcony. We did not use the dining room table once. There is also a pizza shop very close and several restaurants nearby. It is in the center of everything.

The wifi and cable TV were more than adequate to pacify our tired kids. The furnishings were very comfortable, and everything was very clean.

We rented a car and took several day trips: El Yunque, Old San Juan, and Camuy Caves. In and out of the condo was very easy, and the staff/security were very helpful.

Maureen, the owner, was very responsive and takes great care of her condo. You can tell that she wants her renters to feel like guests. She was highly accommodating to our travel plans. I would highly recommend this vacation location. I hope to return soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

We just returned from our stay in Isla Verde and had a great time. The apartment is very comfortable and a perfect location on the beach. The pool looked nice but we just used the beach, and were happy to have beach chairs available. We used the balcony for morning breakfast and late night wine, beautiful views. There was always a breeze so didn't often use the AC. When we did try the portable AC unit in the master bedroom, it was so loud it made sleeping difficult. So we just opened the windows.

The kitchen is small but fine for us as we just needed the fridge and coffee maker. It was great having the dining table just for our computer use and a place to organize stuff. The bedrooms were plenty big as well as the bathrooms. The large screen TV and WIFI both worked well. A pullout couch added another sleeping area for our guest.

The security staff at the front desk were super nice and helpful. There are great restaurants in the area, especially at the WBC and El San Juan hotel up the street, all within walking distance. Very convenient having a market to walk to and Walgreens open 24 hours across the street. We rented a car from Charlie's across the street for a couple of days to explore the island. But taxis are easy to get, too.The area seemed very safe at night.

This was our second trip to the island. We drove to Ponce, beautiful drive but not much going on in that town. We also did the mini boat snorkeling trip in Fajardo which was great, the guys running that trip were so much fun. Old San Juan has a trolley that goes all around town, and you can hop off and on for free. Great way to see that area.

Oh, and by the way, we didn't even see a mosquito, so didn't worry about Zika!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great condo, great location

  • 5 of 5

I would echo the previous highly positive reviews. We have rented several places in San Juan and this one is far and away the best. Maureen takes exceptional care of it--plus she is responsive and easy to work with. The furnishings are of high quality. Wi-Fi and cable are strong. Kitchen is well equipped. The view from the balcony is stunning. We usually rent a car for our stays but there was no need in this case. Many restaurants are close by (try Zest in the San Juan Beach Club hotel right behind the condo). A supermarket is only a ten minute walk and a Walgreens is across the street. Taxis were easy to get for the times we wanted to visit further away. The Puerto Rico Museum of Art on de Diego Avenue is worth a trip--it's open late on Wednesdays and is free that day.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
1.8 Miles
SJU Luis Munoz Marin International Airport
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Fajardo
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Rio Grande
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Tren Urbano
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
Route 26
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Along Ave. Isla Verde
Car: not necessary

Located on the most pristine 1.5 miles of fabulous sandy beach, there are great restaurants, fabulous beach bars, shopping, Pro-Baseball winter league, rappelling, zip-lining, El Yunque Rainforest, El Morro and San Cristabol Forts, Old San Juan, Outdoor grills and patio seating, museums, gardens, caves, casinos, rock-climbing, boardwalk biking along the ocean, glorious golf courses only mins away, cultural evens, kayaking, paddle surfing in Condado lagoon, car-rentals, adventure tour companies, any type of boating excursions and year-round concerts!

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Rates & Availability

Cangrejo Arriba Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $200
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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