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Recent Puerto Rico reviews

  • Everything we could ask for

    "We were a party of 6 four adults 2 kids, we loved the place! There was lots to do right there at the condo,and we used it as a base for all the wondering around we did on the island. It was clean, comfortable and Minnie was a most gracious hostess. I will definitely recommend it to friends and if we ever get back there, we will happily stay there again."
    Guest: travelingirl Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 24, 2014
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  • Great location on the beach!

    "We stayed at this condo for 6 nights post cruise. Gaby, the owner, was lovely and great to work with. She answered questions via email and met us at the condo. She was flexible with our arrival and departure times which we appreciated. The security deposit was returned within days of us returning home. The location is ideal, beach is beautiful. We rented chairs and umbrella on the beach for $18 ($4 each for lounge chairs, $10 for a big beach umbrella) most days. The condo buildings are next to the Intercontinental Hotel and across from many restaurants and places to get groceries. Couldn't be more ideal. The Coral Beach are among the older condos on the beach but have the biggest pool and amazing security. The condo is actually perpendicular to the beach so only the very corner rooms are actually beachfront. At night if curtains weren't closed and you have the light on you are in full view of the apartments directly across. However, there is a good side view of the beach from the balcony or if you are close to the window. The air conditioning worked well but we preferred to have the windows open. The tv's had quite a few English channels including the major networks, CNN and children's stations. Internet worked well while we were there. The kitchen seemed well equipped although we did not really cook! There is a washer and dryer which we used a few times. The dryer vents into the condo with hot humid air though so we only used it when we had the sliding door open. Bring your own laundry detergent and dryer sheets. The king bed was very comfortable, had a good quality mattress with nice sheets. We slept great. Nice bedroom furniture. The comforter provided was really heavy. It might have been nice to have had a lighter weight bedspread or blanket as an alternative. There was not a bedside clock. Lots of storage. A walkin closet had hangers, shelves and space to store suitcases. Beach toys and basketball provided. The living room area was spacious but sparsely furnished. The futon was clean, looked OK but was not comfortable for 2 people to stretch out with a book or watching TV. If you only wanted an extra sleeping space it would be fine. A regular sofa and a comfy armchair would have been nice. This would be our only reason for not returning. We brought our our own beach towels, the ones provided are small (more like bath towels). We had a great week and would recommend the condo and owner wholeheartedly."
    Guest: barb and andrew k. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 10, 2014
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  • I fell in love with Vieques

    "We thoroughly enjoy our stay on Vieques. It was so much more (and so much more beautiful) than we imagined. Pura Vida was a perfect size home for us- the kids (which are more like young adults- 15 & 22) loved having their own space- to read, listen to their music and do their social-media thing. (YES! free Wifi) The house came with plenty of board games & movies which we made very good use of after long days on the beach. The house had everything we needed, it was comfortable & roomy & the location was perfect. We learned our way around quickly with Joe & Mimi's help (They were really awesome) and we enjoyed so many great beaches and some FANTASTIC meals. After a few mornings, even the Roosters didn't seem so bad :) (side note; if you're a light sleeper, I suggest ear plugs but that goes for ANYWHERE on the island....) The house had a very powerful AC system that was recently put in. It was so powerful that we really didnt need it the entire night... Most nights we would wake up freezing at 2 or 3am and shut it off completely. The house is within walking distance to El Malecon which is filled with GREAT places to eat & drink. The house was also 3 short blocks from a delicious town bakery that sold the most amazing, piping hot, bread and pastries!! We'd walk over to the bakery in the early morning (he closes by noon) and we'd make some great breakfast sandwiches before we would head out. The kitchen is equip with everything you can possibly need. Coffee Maker, Blenders.. They also supply beach chairs, beach towels and for families with small children; plenty of sand toys and things of that sort. Much to my surprise there was a washer and dryer on the back porch which made keeping the clothes fresh and dry a lot easier. The small yard also has a clothes line to dry off damp clothing that might not necessarily need to be washed. There are many wonderful and secluded beaches to visit on Vieques and most of the time, there will be very few people sharing the beach with you. I cant speak enough about the food. WOW!! Consistently good no matter where you went. Having the SUV was a MUST!!!!!! Yes, you can walk to places from the house but you'd be doing yourself an injustice not having a car there and venturing out. Driving is easy and you quickly learn that there are only 3 main roads.... You cant go wrong! I can go on and on about Pura Vida & Vieques but I will just end it by saying; We WILL BE BACK!!!!!!"
    Guest: Jacqueline I. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 14, 2014
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  • very homey and as described

    "My family spent a week at Upstairs Casa Jenny and loved it. Bring earplugs or a noise machine if you are sensitive as the roosters do their job first thing! We loved it. Dave was great to deal with and financial transactions were smooth and as expected. Most impressive was Kikito, the property manager. He went out of his way to help us, was available by phone for questions, picked us up at the airport and gave us a driving tour to acclimate. We loved Esperanza and will return again in 2015!"
    Guest: Libby D. Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: May 23, 2014
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Puerto Rico Travel Tips

The Caribbean is one of the loveliest places for a relaxing vacation where you can unplug, spend time being at ease outdoors and simply enjoy the company of your travel companions. And Puerto Rico is a top spot for all of that, with its tropical terrain, fascinating history and exciting culture on this 100-mile-long island of the Greater Antilles.

The options for exploring nature in Puerto Rico are vast. From sunny, sandy beaches to lush rainforests, mountains, coral reefs and more, you can spend your days hiking exhilarating trails, marveling at the local wildlife or laying on the the shore with a good book and tasty beverage. No matter what, you have your choice of outdoor activities, so you can try them all if the mood suits you.

Cultural activities abound here as well. There a variety of dining options, many specializing in a local favorite - suckling pig - and music blasting as locals and visitors alike dance the night away. Museums offer a glimpse into the island's past, its heritage and art, which can also be seen through the various examples of architecture around Puerto Rico.

Things to Do in Puerto Rico

- Museum of Art of Puerto Rico: a visit to the Museum of Art of Puerto Rico is a must. Housed in a Neoclassical building from the 1920s, which was formerly the San Juan Municipal Hospital, the museum of one of the largest in the Caribbean. Inside you'll find collections dating back to the 17th century. In the east wing, a five-story stained-glass window by local artist Eric Tabales dominates the space and is a truly a sight to behold. In 1996, a wing designed by architects Otto Reyes and Luis Gutierrez was added. The museum also features a 400-seat theater and large atrium, and outside you can stroll through a lovely garden with a variety of native plants. If you work up an appetite wandering around, the museum also houses a restaurant.

- Jobos Beach: This is one of the best beaches in Puerto Rico for surfing because of the excellent waves on a low-depth area. Whether you're hoping to learn how to hang 10 or just want to relax on the sand, Jobos Beach is a well-kept, clean spot to do just that. Toss a Frisbee, build sandcastle?s or take turns burying each under under the sand, then wash it all off with a jump into the water.

- Aguadilla Ice Skating Arena: Something you might not expect to find in the tropics is an ice skating rink, but in Puerto Rico you can hit the ice at Aguadilla Ice Skating Arena. It's the only rink to be found in the Caribbean, and could be just the thing too cool off after a day in the sun. It's chilly in here, so dress appropriately, then lace up those skates and take a lap. The arena is open every day and certainly provides a unique experience for those visiting Puerto Rico.

- Casa Blanca Museum: If you're looking for the oldest museum in Puerto Rico, you've found it at Casa Blanca Museum, which is thought to be of great historic value. It's a two-bedroom home with a kitchen, foyer, dining room, throne room and oratorio. As you move through the museum you'll see the rooms decorated to represent the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Outside, you can explore the museum's beautiful garden with its wonderfully smelling orchard.

- Camuy River Cave Park: If the adventure lovers of the group are looking for a unique outdoor experience, The Camuy River Cave Park is it. Visitors can explore the natural limestone cave system and underground waterways. Here you'll find more than 10 miles of subterranean beauty with 220 caves and 17 different entrances. The system is located in the 268-acre park and is one of the most popular attractions in Puerto Rico. Some favorite spots here include Tri-Towns Sinkhole, Spiral Cave and Sinkhole, and the Clara Cave and Empalme Sinkhole, which you can see on a professional tour.

- Culebra National Wildlife Refuge: If you're hoping to see some of the natural scenery and local wildlife in Puerto Rico, look no further than the Culebra National Wildlife Refuge. More than 50,000 seabirds from 13 different species call this place home, as do three species of sea turtles. It's a lovely place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the cities and relax. Plan an exhilarating hike around the area as you watch for native animals to come out of hiding.

- Casa del Rey: Learn about the island's history with a visit to Casa del Rey - the King's House. The structure is the oldest in Dorado and served as an inn first in 1823, then housing for personnel from the Spanish Government and later as regional military headquarters. In 1848, it was purchased and converted into a home. Casa del Rey has been modified once again and restored into a museum where you can learn about Puerto Rican culture, see examples of antique furniture and learn about the history of the region.

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