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Pura Vida- 8 Seat Suv, 1 Block to Malecon, Kid/Baby Friendly, 100% Ac

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Pura Vida as seen from road. Large gazebo with benches and hammock.

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Last updated: 08/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Pura Vida is an inviting home located in Esperanza, the quaint fishing town of Vieques as well as the most popular tourist area. The three bedroom, one bath house is located in a great neighborhood, only 1 block, or less than a 5 minute walk, to the Malecon (ocean front promenade). We are 100% Air Conditioned at Pura Vida, stay in a house without AC at night in the summer and you'll know why it's a Nice To Have.

There is a lack of rental cars on Vieques, and if not reserved ahead of time, they may all be sold out. Avoid being left without a car to explore Vieques. Our SUV has three rows of seats holding 8 passengers. If you are a larger group staying at Pura Vida, an 8 passenger SUV negates the need to rent two vehicles, you can everyone fit in one SUV, thus saving you money on both rental fees, gas etc.

We are baby and child friendly! We had our first child in November of 2007, our second in January 2010. We enjoy bringing them to the island and they love Media Lunas gentle waves and shallow beach. At Pura Vida we have a Pack N Play crib, child booster seat for feeding (works well instead of high chair), and two convertible car seats for our SUV, capable of forward and rear facing. We also have a bunch of beach toys, child snorkel gear, books, games and puzzles to keep kids entertained. That is if they aren't worn out after a long day at the beach. We are happy to provide these child amenities to our guests free of charge, pending no abnormal damage to them. Each room is equipped with a TV. We also have a Blu-Ray DVD player, a vast library of DVDs and a Playstation 2 and Wii with games for you to enjoy. WiFi is also included at the house to stream online video such as Netflix through a Roku in each bedroom.

Although we offer a SUV, our convenient location allows one to easily enjoy much of what Vieques has to offer without driving. Stroll to dinner and dine overlooking the Caribbean, grab a drink at one of the oceanfront bars, spend the day at the park, or experience the beauty (and nightlife) of Esperanza Beach and the Malecon, all within walking distance.

Keywords: Home Malecon Esperanza wifi SUV Jeep

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • Master: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Green Room (Twin): 2 twin/ single

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  • Blue Bedroom (Queen): 1 queen

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  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twin beds, Baby Cribs (1) We have a Pack and Play type crib., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 1 small sofa which turns into a bed. Suitable for one adult or two small children....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

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  • 1 Full bathroom with Shower. 1 Outside shower

Other Amenities

  • Wifi hot spot Forward/rear child car seats for SUV Pack N Play Crib Baby monitor Child Booster seat Playstation2 (doubles as DVD player) with games Blu Ray DVD player Roku internet streaming device (netflix) Large assortment of adult and children DVDs Hotel safe...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    We have a bunch of board and card games for guests....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Each bedroom has a TV as well as Roku streaming device...moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    Sony Playstation PS2 which doubles as a DVD player. Large library of adult and children movies, as well as some PS2 games. Nintendo Wii with games...moreless

  • Video Games
  • Video Library:

    75 + DVDs, including many Disney and children movies...moreless

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Pura Vida is 100% Air Conditioned...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens provided, as well as beach towels....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wifi hotspot available....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen, blender, microwave, toaster, coffee pot, crock pot, concrete countertops...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Automatic ice maker included....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Very comfortable 8 piece front porch furniture to enjoy the trade winds....moreless

  • Gazebo
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season 2016
May 2 - Nov 1, 2016
4 night min stay
$165
$1,100
High Season 2017
Nov 2 - May 1, 2017
5 night min stay
$200
$1,400
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$200
$1,400

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $60
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

VRBO does not provide an option to include the SUV. If you would like to rent our SUV I can send a separate email detailing all costs. From this email you can easily reserve and pay via Paypal.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 08/26/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: We purchased Pura Vida in the summer of 2006. Myself (Jeff), my wife (Michelle) and our two kids (Andrew born 2007, Caroline born 2010) are the proud owners of the property. We have put countless hours of sweat, capital and time improving and maintaining the home each year, which is not exactly easy on a remote Caribbean island! We feel we provide an excellent location, value and convenience with our vehicle at Pura Vida, and many others feel the same. We have had many repeat guests who have become friends each year, hopefully you will become not only a guest but a friend as well. Each year we continually invest with capital improvements to make your stay more comfortable. We've installed an outdoor shower, completely remodeled the kitchen (summer 2010), and continually update and replace amenities for your satisfaction. We have averaged over 250 days rented each year since 2009. We would not have rental numbers such as those without amazing and knowledgeable care takers, and satisfied guests. No house can claim to be all things to all people, however we feel we offer a tremendous value and location.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We offer 100% Air Conditioning at Pura Vida. All bedrooms and the main living area have AC units. We are in a very safe neighborhood within walking distance to oceanfront shops, nightlife, and dining. Our 8 seat SUV will be waiting for you in the driveway and costs considerably less than a similar vehicle at a rental agency on island.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Pura Vida as seen from road. Large gazebo with benches and hammock.

    Pura Vida as seen from road. Large gazebo with benches and hammock.

  • Outdoor shower

    Outdoor shower

  • Custom concrete countertop, all appliances, and Blender!

    Custom concrete countertop, all appliances, and Blender!

  • Breakfast bar

    Breakfast bar

  • Linving room with dining table looking towards master bedroom

    Linving room with dining table looking towards master bedroom

  • Master bedroom with King Bed and AC. Also there is a couch/futon

    Master bedroom with King Bed and AC. Also there is a couch/futon

  • Huge under bead storage, and headboard nook

    Huge under bead storage, and headboard nook

  • Here is a portion of the Esperanza playground which is one block from Pura Vida

    Here is a portion of the Esperanza playground which is one block from Pura Vida

  • The Malecon, one block away from Pura Vida

    The Malecon, one block away from Pura Vida

  • Coqui Frog

    Coqui Frog

  • Large front porch, super comfortable furniture, even hooks for hammock swing

    Large front porch, super comfortable furniture, even hooks for hammock swing

  • Pura Vida Floorplan overview

    Pura Vida Floorplan overview

  • Wine Bar, Sirius Radio and storage

    Wine Bar, Sirius Radio and storage

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • 100% AC comfort with central AC

    100% AC comfort with central AC

  • Blue Room with Queen and AC

    Blue Room with Queen and AC

  • The 3rd bedroom has two Twin beds which sleep one person each. AC

    The 3rd bedroom has two Twin beds which sleep one person each. AC

  • 2 Britax car seats and 2 booster seats available for guest use.

    2 Britax car seats and 2 booster seats available for guest use.

  • Red Beach

    Red Beach

  • Blue Beach

    Blue Beach

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Friday, August 26, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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Esperanza, Vieques, Puerto Rico #131694

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