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A cozy garden apartment at Quinta Kariví (sleeping up to four) is on the first floor of a modern, two story, ranch style dream house, designed and custom built by it’s owners Karl and Vivi. The more than one acre property with stunning panoramic mountain ocean views is located in a quiet countryside neighborhood, in the foothills of El Yunque National Forest, only a few miles above the city of Rio Grande. All major attractions of the North & East Coast of the Island are within easy reach by car, like San Juan, Luquillo Beach, Golf Courses, El Yunque National Rain Forest, just to name a few. Come and share with us the excitements of living in a tropical and peaceful paradise, cooled by refreshing trade winds. Even though in the countryside, you will enjoy the amenities of a hotel in this clean and comfortable apartment: large air conditioned bedrooms with LCD TV and queen size beds, bath rooms with shower, ceiling fans, fully equipped kitchen, dining - living area with full-size sofa bed and porch with bistro table, chairs and hanging chair, WiFi and outside gas grill. A 27 x 13 ft. pool (7 ft. / 3 ft. deep) with large sun deck, chaise lounges and picnic table are waiting for you. Next to the pool is an activity center, where you can listen to music, watch TV, dance, read or just relax and enjoy the view. Enjoy the property’s tropical plants and flowers, walking trails under shade trees and benches to rest on, hammocks or hanging chairs.
Large Pool / Sun Deck with panoramic ocean mountain view and fresh tropical breezes. 6 Chaise Lounges are available for sunbathing and relaxation. Dining table for 4 persons also available on sun deck...moreless
Lawn / Garden:
Tropical garden with shade trees and benches for your relaxation and enjoyment!...moreless
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$200
Cleaning Fee (per stay)$50 + tax
Check in begins after 4 PM, check out until 11 AM.
25 % non refundable Down Payment required to hold your reservations with balance plus Damage Deposit due 30 days prior to arrival date. (Failure to make the balance payment 30 days prior to your arrival may result in the cancellation of your reservation and the forfeiture of your reservation down payment)
Payments can be made through Paypal, Money Order or by Check.
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A short 15 minutes walk takes you to the Rio Grande River, where you can enjoy waterfalls, swimming holes, a real experience!
Our location is excellent for both peaceful relaxation as well as strategic placed for doing Day Trips to all Attractions in Puerto Rico's North & East Coast, including visits by Ferry to the Islands of Culebra and Vieques.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Karl and Vivi (Karivi) were living in a fabulous ocean front Condo in Isla Verde in Carolina, Puerto Rico, beside the Ritz Carlton Hotel, when an unexpected opportunity arrived, to buy this countryside property at the foothills of El Yunque National Forest. We bought this land at the end of 2004 because of it’s location: breathtaking panoramic ocean mountain view, refreshing breezes, surrounded by peaceful nature! Here we planned to retire, so we designed our dream house and had it custom built between 2005 and 2007. Now we are living here permanently and enjoy our retirement to the fullest.
Karl is a retired German Engineer and Entrepreneur, moving to this beautiful island of Puerto Rico in 1977 from Stockholm, Sweden were I lived since 1969. In 1969 I received a job opportunity to relocate from Munich to Stockholm. Even though I enjoyed the life in Sweden very much, I always longed for more sunshine and warmth, so the move to the tropical island of Puerto Rico became my final dream destination!
Vivi is a retired University Professor from the University of Puerto Rico, where she taught Humanities and also was Chief Editor of the complete works of Eugenio Maria de Hostos, a Puerto Rican Philosopher. In her retirement, Vivi loves to be creative and work with art and gardening.
Why the Owner Chose El Yunque National Forest: Due to it's unique location in the peaceful country side and the breathtaking panoramic Atlantic Ocean and El Yunque National Forest mountain view.
Another factor of importance was the easy access by car to San Juan, Int'l Airport, Luquillo Beach and Fajardo with it's great water-sports possibilities and economic Ferry Connections to the Islands of Culebra and Vieques.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: The breathtaking panoramic mountain & ocean view, the refreshing breezes from the Trade Winds, the pool with it's large sun deck and a stroll in the garden under shade trees represent our little part of tropical paradise!!!
Speaks: english, german, spanish, swedish
Primary:+1787 4031706best time to call: any time during day time