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Palmas Del Mar- Quiet Cul De Sac - Three Blocks to Secluded 'Glass Beach'

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Last updated: 05/16/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Location- Casa Zen Is Located In The Spectacular Resort Community Of Palmas Del Mar. Palmas Del Mar Consists Of Approx 2600 Acres With Extensive Beach-fronts Some Over One Mile In Length And Others Consisting Of Secluded Small Pristine Cove Style Beaches Such As 'Glass Beach' Which Is Little Known But Famous For Its Finds of smooth beach Glass. Palmas Del Mar Is Located 60 Minutes From San Juan Where Puerto Rico Meets The Carribean Sea And Is World Famous For Its Resort Lifestyle Opportunities. This Exclusive Resort Community Is Gated And Offers Many Amenities With Many Restaurants, Shopping, Two Golf Courses, A Tennis Club With 14 Hard Courts, Gym, Spa, Hotel- Casino, Equestrian Center That Offers Horseback Riding Excursions. A Ten Minute Drive Outside Of The Palmas Community Is The Area Of Punta Santiago And Here You Will Find An The Incredible But Best Kept Secret Of The Humacao Nature Reserve That Offers A Great Opportunity For Kayaking Or Trail Walking In An Estuary Type System Among A Unique Blend Of Caribben And Tropical Vegitation, Plants Birds And Animals. The World Famous El Yunque Tropical Forest Is Approx A 25 Minute Ride Away. From Palmas Your Will Wonder At The Mystical Grandeur Of Mt Toro That Rises A Majestic 3,494 Ft From The Nearby Sea Levels. This Is Another Great One Day Excursion And There Are Private Companies That Feature Zip Line And Hiking Venues.

Also For The Materialism Is All Of Us Located Within A Easy 10 Min. Drive Of Palmas Del Mar Are Sams, Walgreens, Jc Penny, Walmart/grocery ,cineplex Etc. So You Can Purchase Your Essentials Without Paying A Resort Price.
Casa Zen Is Uniquely Located In The Surfside Area Of The Palmas Del Mar Community Called, 'the Estates' At The End Of A Small Quiet Cul De Sac Which Contains Only Four Other Private Residences. Palmas Del Mar Is Over 2000 Acres With Different Sub-communities Of Condo And Townhouses, And Residential Communities But The 'the Estates' Area Is Known For Its Custom Homes Nestled In A Secluded Area Where Most Of The Properties Are One- Third To One Acre In Size.

The House- Casa Zen Is A Private Primary Residence And Not A Resort Rental. However, Due To Flexible Business And Personal Travel They Are Able To Offer Their Home For Vacation Rentals. Cheryl & Jim,the Owners Are Beginning The First Rentals Of This Property In Dec 2013.
Casa Zen Is A Split Level Design Which Promotes A Comfortable And Efficient Living Space For Your Vacation. The Upper Floor Contains The Living Room, Dinning Area, Modern Well Equipped Kitchen, Desk Office Area, Half Bath And The Master Bedroom (king Bed) Suit With Bathroom. There Is A Covered Veranda Patio/ Poarch That Is Entered Via Sliding Doors From The Living Room. This Is A Great Place For Having Morning Tea Or Coffee And Enjoying The Tropical Foliage And Birds Of Puerto Rico. The Ground Level Main Floor Contains Two Nicely Sized Bedrooms (queen Beds) With A Bathroom And Access To A Laundry Room With Washer-dryer. Casa Zen Is A Three Block Walk To 'glass Beach' Which Is A Secluded Coved Style Beach Where We Usually Locate Pieces Of Smoothed Beach Glass. There Are Other Small Beaches Located Within Walking Or Golf Cart Distance. The Main Palmas Del Mar Beach Stretch Is About A Mile Away As Are The Main Areas Of Restaurants And Shopping All Easily Accessible By Golf Cart Or Car. Casa Zen Features Ac In The Bedrooms, WiFi, Flat Panel TV With Direct TV And Grill On Patio. Of Course The House Comes Fully Cleaned, Beds Made With Bath Towels And Beach Towels And Cooler Provided.


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Due to Puerto Rico liabilty laws renters must be more that 21 years of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master bedroom is a bedroom suite with private bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Master Bethroom- King bed 2nd Bedroom- Queen 3rd Bedroom- Twin

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • There are some great daytime adventure excursion opportunities : 1.- Visit El Yunque National Forest - 25 miles 2.- Visit Humacao Nature Reserve- 10 miles 3.- Visit fabulous Culebra Island - and its world famouse Flamenco Beach -30 minute car ride and 10 minute plane ride or 1 hr ferry ride 4. - Visit Old San Juan - 1hr 20 minutes by car - lots of great historic buildings and El Morro Fort is a breathtaker...moreless


  • Books:

    some books - mostly holistic...moreless

  • DVD Player


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Marina
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    In bedrooms for sleeping use...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Access but not use by renters vehicle...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Desk for your computer -with internet plug in or wifi for house ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    In private Drive way ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels and beach towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    coffee grinder...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fuuly Equipped Kitchen with custom Granite counters...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Double French Door freezer on bottom...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Covered veranda - see picture...moreless

  • Golf:

    2 courses approx 2 miles from house - fee based to renters...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lawn and yard with trpoical foliage- tropical plants & trees - some orchards- palm trees ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Electric on Covered Veranda...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Large 16 court tennis club available approx 1.4 miles from house in community fee based to renters...moreless



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Dec 13 - Jun 11, 2015
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


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  • Taxes Not included


>Couple rate is $1550 per week

>3-4 persons rate is $1950 week

>5-6 persons -$2450 week

>Rentals over a week are prorated off weekly rate

>Long term rental requests call for rates

>Refundable security deposit covers loss breakage or excessive cleanup-

$300 -Due at checkin and refunded by mail

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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Juan International
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bars & Restaurants
30 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Fajardo to Culebra
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Two courses
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt 3
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Glass Beach

Car: Recommended

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Manager info

Year Purchased: 2002

About: The owners have owned Casa Zen as their private primary residence since 2002 when they choose the Palmas Del Mar Community for their family that included two children. This splendid community provided their family with a comfortable home in a great location and most importantly a terriffic private school the 'Palmas Academy.' It also allowed for a secure carefree resort stye life for the family to enjoy the fantastic beaches and amenities. The children loved the beach and being able to boogie board or surf just minutes from the house. The owners have always maintained their residence and it now it is affordably available to you. Perhaps more reassuring is Jim & Cheryl have 17 years of experience in the vacation rental / real estate business on Culebra, Puerto Rico, so you are renting a private home from rental professionals who have pride in their home and business. Cheryl has also been an Astanga Yoga teacher for many years and has found that Casa Zen enjoys a quiet peaceful aura that promotes that calm soothing experience to stay in the moment. They will be personally managing the rental of their home and prefer personal contact via email or telephone 787-435-6596.

Why Palmas del Mar:
Casa Zen has a comfortable nature on a quiet cul de sac within walking distance to the beach. Its ammenities are not over the top but it is priced as an affordable vacation retreat within the resort community of Palmas Del Mar

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Casa Zen is in a quiet secluded area but still close to everything within the community. If you plan on just staying within the community a golf cart rental is perfect and all that is needed . Golf carts can access the whole community via golf cart paths that are adjacent to the roads. A rental car will work well within the community and for excursions to the outside. Both are available to rent from within the community.

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Speaks: english





  • Living area to veranda

    Living area to veranda

  • Covered veranda

    Covered veranda

  • Kitchen to dinning area

    Kitchen to dinning area

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Bedroom #2

    Bedroom #2

  • Second full bath

    Second full bath

  • .


  • Entry walkway

    Entry walkway

  • Living area to dinning

    Living area to dinning

  • Dinning area

    Dinning area

  • Kitchen to desk area

    Kitchen to desk area

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Bedroom #3

    Bedroom #3

  • Extra Half Bath

    Extra Half Bath

  • Glass Beach a secluded beauitful beach approx five block walk or ride from house

    Glass Beach a secluded beauitful beach approx five block walk or ride from house

$1,550 - $2,450 per week (USD)
Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Calendar last updated 05/16/2014
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