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Casa Sara in Esperanza - Enjoy Plenty of Space and Privacy Walk Everywhere

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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Occupying the best location in Esperanza Casa Sara offers you space and privacy in our three bedroom two bath palm and bougainvilla shaded house. Since we have two stories and all three large bedrooms are located upstairs, guests will have the opportunity to spread out over two floors, be private, read, enjoy the Caribbean view from the upper deck or bond with the family in our large dining room/kitchen. You can sit among the bougainvilla blossoms downstairs, too.
Park your rental jeep in the driveway alongside the house and hang your beach towels in the sunny backyard. We have a washer and dryer should you not choose the clothesline, a fully appointed six or more eat-in kitchen. and our house keeper/greeter whom you will have met by now, lives within view of our front door and can answer your questions, sell you a homemade flan, find a babysitter or rent you a crib.
When you can tear yourself away from Casa Sara take an easy walk down the Malecon for a wider view of Esperanza. Big sailboats, a cruise ship in for the day, four star restaurants such as El Canepo and the Block and many other choices. Easy walk to Sun Bay or drive or get a publico ride to other secluded beaches.



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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    ask owner or housekeeper for details on babysitting and crib...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Opens to upstairs veranda...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Opens to upstairs veranda...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Views of Caribbrean and trees...moreless

  • living room: 1 twin/ single

    single bed/couch with sheets and pillows...moreless

  • Queen size Bed In each bedroom, Artwork, dresser, closet Caribbean view. Hand painted floors. Upper balcony and all windows are screened....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    downstairs bath features terrazo shower, teak seat, grab bar...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    upstairs tub shower backyard/Caribbean view...moreless

  • Downstairs bath w/tiled shower, upstairs bath w/tub shower

Other Amenities

  • Your cell phone works here, Internet wireless connection at Archeological museum down the street.Your IPhone wireless works here....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    assortment of thrillers, some books on Vieques history, African Art....moreless

  • CD Player

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    from our upstairs bedrooms...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    check our statement...moreless

  • Golf Course Front:

    We are not sure but golf may be available at the W. Inquire with them. Yoga is available Hix Island House...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    View of the Caribbean from every window...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    The Caribbean side Esperanza, is far superior to the Atlantic side of Vieques because you are out of the wind. You get the full effect of the warm deep turquoise Caribbean Sea. Just ask any Atawak....moreless

  • Resort:

    You can still enjoy a drink with the historic fisherman of Vieques at LaNasa just across from Bananas....moreless

  • Village:

    Esperanza was discovered by Columbus on his second voyage as he sailed past Sun Bay and was greeted by the residents of the large Arawak encampment now just in front of El Block....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Overlook the Caribbean as you enjoy activities on the Malecon...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large oval table sits six to eight. Restoration hardware teak chairs are very comfortable. Tropical light, sounds, views and tradewind's complete the room. Enjoy the local themed artwork....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Trade winds in place of air conditioner, ceiling fans in all bedrooms....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    yes...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    At&t on Iphone or walk to the Vieques Historical museum for laptop access...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    All beds are provided with two sets of color coordinated striped sheets. There are single sheets for the couch in the living room....moreless

  • Living Room:

    large and airy adjacent to dining room, contains impressive art, unique Brazilian rocking chairs. Classic tile floor thruout....moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Your cell phone should work here....moreless

  • Parking:

    yes...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    yes, on grass, in gated side yard...moreless

  • Telephone:

    bring your own...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Large assortment of beach towels downstairs. Large assortment of fluffy bath towels, hand towels, and wash cloths upstairs...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    yes....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    IPhone and similar work here...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    yes, Get the local Yucano coffee from Lydias...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Good selection of pots, pans and mixing bowls...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    forties colours some family china. Good selection of bowls, cups and glasswar. Wine glasses. ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Light Spacious kitchen/dining room fully appointed, teak dining chairs for your comfort. Washer/dryer, microwave, blender etc....moreless

  • Microwave:

    yes...moreless

  • Oven:

    see stove...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    We know you will be very selective and want to start fresh. There should be water and tea bags, toilet paper and paper towels. Then head one block up to Colmado Lydia to shop with your neighbors...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    large and new...moreless

  • Stove:

    six burner Caribbean style with oven and clear top cover....moreless

  • Toaster:

    No, Toast is not usually eaten in the Caribbean. Walk up to the bakery if you really fresh toast....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered veranda upstairs and downstairs with comfy new deck chairs....moreless

  • Golf:

    Inquire at the "W" hotel...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals available on the Malecon...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Covered veranda...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Sunny backyard, clothes line. Picnic table coming soon....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Rentals available on the Malecon...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Carribean sea - a short walk...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
off season
Apr 30 - Nov 30, 2015
4 night min stay
$259
$1,500
winter
Dec 1 - Apr 29, 2016
3 night min stay
$325
$1,600
holiday week
Dec 1 - Apr 29, 2016
151 night min stay

$1,850
flat fee

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Casa Sara is conveniently located in the Caribbean seaside village of Esperanza. People eat a noon day meal and go to bed early. It is peaceful but you will occasionally hear the full range of village family life, including horses, roosters, dogs and even a parrot.

Details to be confirmed with the owner.


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Location

3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Vieques
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Tradewinds
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Isabel II
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Tradewinds
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
Malecon

Bio-luminescent night-time bay tours

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: You wake up because you hear a different noise. You walk out on the moonlit veranda and notice Orion is just overhead. A large cruise ship lit like a birthday cake is on the horizon. The sound you heard was a wild horse eating date palms from the neighbor’s tree, beautiful under the stars. You appreciate the air, soft and warm, caressing you as tradewinds blow at your light clothing. The night sky is so bright and so close you never want to go back to bed or inside ever again. The alpha dog across the street notices you. All the puppies are curled up in little heaps here and their across Paco’s moonlit yard. “Pinto” may bark at you as a stranger in paradise, or he may recognize you as a member of the pack, come back after a long absence. But don’t forget for now you probably are a stranger in paradise and you will see and hear things you never have before. The roosters will crow to make the sun rise, dogs with their superior senses will see that the cat walking down Calle Tintillos is actually a menacing chupacabre and they will cry out the alarm. Finally, you do go back to bed, maybe to hear another neighbor start his car to go work at the early shift at Morales “Super Disquento”. Later, as the warm sun streams in, bringing with it enticing smells from the bakery up the street, it is time to get up and go get fresh coffee and sweet rolls. At that moment you realize that you don’t know day from night and it doesn’t really matter. You are living in the real world of the stars, phases of the moon and tide, movement of the planets, and the rhythms of life of all things. You have been accepted in paradise. Stylish sterile air conditioned rooms hermetically sealed against everything except your own boredom, loneliness, cultural expectations can now be seen for what they are. A neurosis civilization has induced in you and now it is passed. Esperanza has healed you and you are living a new adventure.

Why the Owner Chose Esperanza:
Not to be a stranger in paradise.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
You are living in a small neighborhood. The morning starts with people getting to their jobs and children going to school. You will probably sleep late, eventually having a cup of coffee in a sunny spot on the bougainvilla draped veranda. You may walk up the street to get fresh bakery bread and sweet rolls. By now the neighborhood is empty and the world is yours, save for the mother hen and her chicks scratching in the yard, a family group of horses ambling down the street, a young lizard peeping out from under a conch shell. By noon all this changes and you will notice the delicious smells of home cooking. After enjoying their luncheon the neighbors will take a siesta, while you may decide to walk down to the Malecon, stopping at the local museum, perhaps shopping on your way to Sun Bay or any other gorgeous beach. In 2009 Sun Bay was voted the best beach in the Caribbean and has been the scene of a wedding or two. Coming home in the late afternoon you will discover salsa and other tropical sounds as Esperanza enjoys the local version of the cocktail hour. By eight thirty all will be silent. Your neighbors go to bed early. You may find yourself sitting on the veranda again, observing the Southern Cross in the night sky or walking under huge tropical stars to see how the fishing is going on the pier or having a drink in any one of a number of small charming bars and restaurants.


Contact us

Speaks: english, german, russian

Links to more information:

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Mermaids gate, Malecon

    Mermaids gate, Malecon

  • Harbour view on the Malecon

    Harbour view on the Malecon

  • Bow wow- yap yap Welcome to our home

    Bow wow- yap yap Welcome to our home

  • We are here to serve and protect

    We are here to serve and protect

  • Some of our art

    Some of our art

  • Upstairs Bedroom 1 w/veranda access

    Upstairs Bedroom 1 w/veranda access

  • Tropical morning

    Tropical morning

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • upstairs bathroom

    upstairs bathroom

  • Casa Sara on the right
Walk to the corner, turn left -  on the Malecon

    Casa Sara on the right Walk to the corner, turn left - on the Malecon

  • Get Uber it.

    Get Uber it.

  • Sun Bay - a classic crescent Caribbean beach

    Sun Bay - a classic crescent Caribbean beach

  • Walk to El-Block on the Malecon

    Walk to El-Block on the Malecon

  • Street view Casa Sara

    Street view Casa Sara

  • I am really nice, please like me.

    I am really nice, please like me.

  • Your beach towel here

    Your beach towel here

  • living room to kitchen and dining area

    living room to kitchen and dining area

  • Third bedroom, also has 
Carribean view

    Third bedroom, also has Carribean view

  • breakfast waiting for the fresh bakery items dining table Casa Sara

    breakfast waiting for the fresh bakery items dining table Casa Sara

  • Dressing for the opening

    Dressing for the opening

  • Upstairs veranda

    Upstairs veranda

  • Harbor view on the Malecon

    Harbor view on the Malecon

  • Need gas?

    Need gas?

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german, russian
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 04/21/2015
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