Ocean Front Apartment, Quiet, Charming, Affordable, Plenty of Beautiful Beaches!

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Three minute walk to this beach adjacent to Mar Chiquita Beach


Last updated: 11/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

El Faro Ocean Front Apartment is located at Mar Chiquita Beach in Manatí, on the north coast, 40 minutes west of San Juan’s (SJU) Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport.
Our apartment sits on a mountain over 100 feet above sea level where you can enjoy the cool ocean breezes within footsteps of white sandy beaches.
The unit has two ample bedrooms, one bathroom, comfortable open floor plan kitchen and living room with front and rear balconies, perfect for families.
Master bedroom with a private balcony is perfect for your morning coffee while relaxing and enjoying the ocean view and breeze.
Relax and enjoy Mar Chiquita and its adjoining secluded beaches with a warm 80°F degrees of clear water, just within a short two minute walk from the apartment.
Family atmosphere away from tourist crowds.

The apartment is conveniently located for day tours so you can taste the local folklore.

More information on the “Further Details” tab.

Must Do Activities: Number One-do it! Spend time at the beach and relax, swim, surf, fish........all within steps from the apartment.

You could walk for hours or miles of rock climbing along the ocean.....and visit secluded beaches....sunbath....or just Relax.

Out On The Island!!!!: Number Two-don't miss it! Go to El Viejo San Juan (the old city). Figure a full day and if you are hungry a bit of the evening will help and you will miss the rush hour traffic and be ready for a culinary pleasure. This 500 year old walled city was colonized 125 years before the Pilgrims arrived in Massachusetts! Once there go to El Morro and San Cristobal Fortresses, El Morro, built at the harbor entrance was last in service during the Second World War. Although it never saw action, it was protecting against German submarines. Walk the cobblestone streets, shop, visit galleries, and appreciate the colonial architecture. While there make a point to see the cathedral, the Puerta de San Juan (the San Juan gate), the Hotel El Convento, Casa Blanca (the White House) built for governor Ponce de Leon in the early 1500’s, La Fortaleza, the longest serving residence still in use by a “head of state”.

More to do....: Well you saw the old city, now let’s do more fun stuff! For the active person and family, take day long trips to the mountain towns of Utuado and Lares. In Utuado you can go to Dos Bocas Lake and hop on a ferry boat that will take you to restaurants across the lake to where you will taste the most exquisite local cuisine. Also in Utuado visit the Caguana Ceremonial Park ruins of the pre-colombian Taino Indians. Finally schedule an appointment to El Batey Zip Line (near the ceremonial park). On a day head towards route 129 and visit the Arecibo Ionspheric Radio Telescope and the town of Lares where a one day insurrection against Spain occurred in 1869.


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Front Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 double

    Portable crib available upon request...moreless

  • Let us know your needs and we will do our best to accommodate you. The earlier the reservation, the better for us to set up for you....moreless

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: outdoor shower


  • Floor tiles and floor to ceiling wall tiles.

Other Amenities

  • FREE WiFi Internet connection is offered as courtesy. We cannot resolve individual connection problems....moreless


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Mar Chiquita Beach and the adjacent beach is just a three minute walk from the apartment. Los Tubos Beach is a five-minute drive east on Road 686. ...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    The building located 100 ft. above the ocean is a short 3 minute walk to the beach. ...moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioning in bedrooms only. We encourage you to open the windows and take advantage of the trade winds especially in the winter and spring months. You will sleep to the sound of the ocean waves...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Internet is provided as courtesy. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking on the front and rear of the building....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    No clothes dryer... this is the tropics, where you dry the clothes with the sun and breezes on a clothes line!!!...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Gated Community

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 41 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $0
  • Tax Rate 7%


Rates based of occupancy of six persons. Additional persons will have a surcharge of $40/person/night.

Rates subject to change without notice and not guaranteed until booked.

Jacuzzi will carry an extra charge.

Courtesy Wireless Internet available at no extra charge!

Reservations are made on a first come first serve basis. Reservations require 50% at the time of reservation and 50% approximately two weeks before arrival.

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Last updated: 11/09/2015
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Juan International/Luis Minoz Marin (SJU)
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
2.8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
PR 22 Exit 46
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
Mar Chiquita

Car: Necessary

Mar Chiquita Beach (or the little sea) is one of the wonders of Puerto Rico, a half-moon-shaped piece of ocean that cuts through an opening on a stretch of rocks that separates the ocean from land. You can walk on the rocks (very carefully!) to do some shore fishing or just to enjoy the ocean. Take your time to sun bathe and walk the sandy beaches, take a dip in the ocean for a swim, or surf, it’s all yours to enjoy! Located in the north central part of Puerto Rico, Manati offers a great location for day trips. There are some “must see” sightseeing such as Old San Juan, just a 40 minutes drive. Hacienda La Esperanza and it's 2,00 plus acres along the ocean ( is owned and operated by the Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico. Other historic locations owned by the Conservation Trust are shown in the link above.



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Year Purchased: 2009

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  • Three minute walk to this beach adjacent to Mar Chiquita Beach

    Three minute walk to this beach adjacent to Mar Chiquita Beach

  • El Faro Ocean Front Apartments

    El Faro Ocean Front Apartments

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Sunset at Mar Chiquita Beach

    Sunset at Mar Chiquita Beach

  • Second bedroom with different decoration

    Second bedroom with different decoration

  • View of the Atlantic Ocean from the property

    View of the Atlantic Ocean from the property

  • La Poza de Las Mujeres

    La Poza de Las Mujeres

  • Kitchen


  • Ocean view from bedroom

    Ocean view from bedroom

  • Front bedroom with different decoration

    Front bedroom with different decoration

  • Main Room, Sitt

    Main Room, Sitt

  • Whales during the winter months

    Whales during the winter months

Minimum stay: 4 nights
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