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diana

Member since: 2002
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Speaks: english

Dorado, Puerto Rico, Oceanfront, Vacation Rentals

38 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

Higuillar House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

We have two rentals in our home on the ocean. The main floor unit has two bedrooms, full kitchen, one bath, living room, and deck. It can sleep five; two in each of the queen-size beds and one in the twin-size rollaway. sleeps 5 for $100 a night.

The unit upstairs has one bedroom, living room, full kitchen, one-and-one-half baths, two balconies, and a roof-top terrace. This unit can sleep five; two in the queen-size bed in the bedroom, two in the full-size rollaway, and one in the twin rollaway. sleeps 5 for $100 a night.

each unit is about 1200 square feet with a private entrance and use of a shared washer and dryer and front porch area. for both units that will sleep 10, cost

is $200 a night-

Our home is not in a resort but in a safe local neighborhood with long-term professional neighbors. We have finished building new steps

down to the beach plus have added a cement bar bq- We are on a 70-foot by 90-foot lot that is fenced. ....there is a surfer beach a block away plus many, many

other beaches in the area. Hey guys-we are a beach house--not the

Ritz-Please do not expect perfection-We just had a problem with some guests who shopped around for the cheapest vacation home for what we offer in puerto rico-then they got upset that there was a power outage & sometimes low water pressure-sometimes you may not have hot water if there is no sun (solar)- -you might see a bug-you might see some dirt-this is the caribbean-things like this happens-go & pay the price at a hotel if you can't handle an occasional problem-in other words, if you are fussy, you will not like us-we are clean but not spotless-the ocean breeze brings in a lot of dirt-being on the ocean rusts & deteriorates things very quickly-when there is a big storm, water will come in some windows & a couple of vents (can't be helped-happens to most oceanfront homes) but staying on the ocean is awesome-the sound of the waves lull you to sleep-we were planning on moving to this paradise of puerto rico-there has been some construction started but has been stopped (permit problem)-we just want people to have the proper expectation of our home-

we have a no smoking policy for the comfort of our future guests-

Our home is a ten-minute drive to world-class golf, beautiful hotels, and very central to the island's many tourist attractions-

We have a 5 night minimum-we feel

that we are the best value on the island for what we offer-the $100

price is per unit & not for the entire home-if you need to sleep

10, the rate is $200 a night for the whole house-

regarding the zika situation...we were at our home for 6 weeks this winter

2016--we did not see a bug--there is strong tradewinds being blown in when you are right on the ocean--it keeps the flying bugs away nicely--I

would only be concerned if you were going into a heavy wooded area & if you could be pregnant--

also there was a mention of our bar bq--we have one but the winds are so

strong it is impossible to light a fire--just so you know......

****also there is no booking fee for you with our home******

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
diana (Owner)
Member since: 2002
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About diana

we live in michigan & now retired -someday it would be

wonderful to live in puerto rico-we really love it & the people-we spend our time

with our grandchildren & our dog & cat-we are very easy to reach so feel free

to contact us with any questions you may have about our property-

diana purchased this house in 2002

Why diana chose Dorado

my first husband al & I had been going to dorado puerto rico for about 25 years for vacations-dorado was always our

best city to stay at as it's so close to san juan without all of the congestion-we always rented

a condo or apartment for a month-a friend told us about this home for sale on the ocean & we just

fell in love with it-we had no idea about turning it into a vacation rental but we had to pay the

bills-we could not believe how it is an 12 month destination & so many people want to go to the

area-we get 3 to 5 inquiries a day-of course we have it priced very fairly & that helps-we don't

want it just sitting there vacant--there is no booking fee to book our home--

What makes this house unique

we really love our home & we are sure you will also-we also want you to have a realistic expectation of our home-it is far from perfect-when we are there we are constantly working on it-we are not for everyone.....

the salt water tears a home apart-the big storms will bring water in the windows & some vents (I heard it happens to most of the homes on the ocean)-our manager is

diligently working to keep the home nice-it will not be spotless (hotel clean)-that's impossible

on the ocean-if you are fussy, please go to a hotel or somewhere more expensive-you will love

being right on the ocean-nothing like it-our neighborhood is really special we feel-there are

roosters a block away-there are horses walking around-there is an iguana in our yard sometimes-

Guestbook comments from the owner

It was so amazing thank you so much!! our family reunion pics show how happy we all are to have made this trip and me on our last day ! Very blessed..
Jul 2016
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Reviews

4.7
based on 38 traveler reviews

Dorado, Puerto Rico, Oceanfront, Vacation Rentals
average rating of 4.6578946 based on 283 reviews
5

Amazing property!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and a couple of friends stayed here for 10 days in August and we could not have been more satisfied! From the day we arrived we were amazed by the view of the ocean from the back and the access to the beach made it even better. The house was everything we could have asked for and more, just as it was described! And Jessica was very pleasant and very helpful. Dorado is such a great town to stay in. All the local restaurants and bar were a lot of fun to go to (I recommend Katrina's). Also, it is very easy to access the rest of the island from Dorado. We were so sad to leave but for our next visit to Puerto Rico, we will definitely be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: reviews like this makes it all worthwhile--loved having you guys--diana
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5

Great vacation , house was beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Best vacation ever, property was beautiful, jessica was very friendly and helpful . we loved our stay, the house was everything described and more..cant wait to come back. Beach at your feet ocean view every morning couldnt ask for more .

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: so happy that you were happy--diana
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5

Great Spot

  • 5 of 5

As a first time visitor, I'm happy I chose this place to stay. Derado is very nice and where the house is located is perfect.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you--we love it when our guests are happy..diana
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5

WHAT A WONDERFUL PLACE!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented the first floor and my sister her husband, daughter and her boyfriend were on the second floor. My brother and his wife joined us for one night. The place exceeded our expectations! The views were from the roof were spectacular. The breeze and the sound of the pounding waves were wonderful and comforting. And we loved the view on the other side of the mountains (I think I could see El Yunque). The place itself was nice looking, clean, spacious with plenty of towels, sheets, washer, dryer, shampoo, tvs, etc. It was a little worn as you stated but we were simply delighted with the place and felt safe! I especially enjoyed climbing/hiking the rocks and enjoying the waves slashing! A great experience and I would definitely recommend it!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: loved having you stay with us--thanks for the sweet review....diana
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5

Breathtaking View

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in this house,it was spacious and the views from the back windows and rooftop were amazing. There are some upkeeping improvements that would be nice but other than that it was magical ❤🌴😊

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you so much--we are so happy when our guests are happy....
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Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house is amazing,location just breathtaking. .i cant say more about the accommodations. .highly recommended. ..Danny reno nv

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU--I AM PLEASED WHEN WE CAN MAKE OUR GUESTS HAPPY-- GREAT HAVING YOU & YOUR PARTY--DIANA
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
sju
Nearest Ferry
13 Miles
catano to old san juan
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
ritz carlton
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
22
Car: necessary

we are very Centrally Located on the island, close

to many of the great tourist destinations--the

airport is only 20 miles away, all highway--there

are beaches all around, all with their own

personality--we have a bar & grill only 2 blocks

away--world class golfing--2 beautiful hotels--

-fancy resorts--surfing only 2 blocks

away--fine dining restaurants--walgreens--CVS--

plaza las americas with 300 stores only a 15

minute drive away--catana ferry 13 miles away

to take you to old san juan--we love this place!

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Rates & Availability

Higuillar House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
christmas week
Dec 20 - Dec 31
5 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
cleaning fee per unit $50

any questions feel free to contact me by phone or e-mail-
I am very easy to reach-
as of april 3rd 2015, I have adjusted the security deposit required--it is now only $250 per unit--$500 for both of the units--I have never had a problem with our guests & I feel comfortable doing this.....

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Amenities

Higuillar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (1) all of our bedrooms have queen size beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Phone for incoming & local calls, TV's in 2 bedroooms, cable TV, Blender, coffee pot, hair dryer, Stove, Fans, Beach towels--, we now offer free high speed internet for your laptop in each unit with wireless-we, have tried to make our home comfortable for your stay--there is no booking fee to stay at our home--

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