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Casa Zen, Rincón - Beach house between Marina and Tres Palmas Marine Reserve

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Two (connecting) apts: 2 bedroom/1 bath sleeps 2, and 1 bedroom/1 bath sleeps 2

CASA ZEN is in the quiet neighborhood of Ensenada in Rincon, Puerto Rico. The house is steps to the Marina beach and the Tres Palmas Marine Reserve, a beautiful surfing and snorkeling beach. Rincon is only 30 minutes away from the Rafael Hernandez Airport (BQN) in Aguadilla , 2-2.5 hours from the Luis Munoz Marin (SJU) Airport in San Juan, and 1.30 hours from Ponce Airport. BQN is the closest.

This bright & airy 2b/1b and 1b/1b floor sits on a quiet lot with bamboo, mango, avocado, and banana trees. Downstairs there are 2 apartments with long term residents.

The 2 bedroom unit layout: A bedroom with a queen-size bed, A/C, a nightable, a dresser, closet, and a wooden balcony. A second bedroom with two twin beds, a nightable, small dresser, and closet. One full bathroom, living room, full kitchen with fridge, toaster oven, radio with ipod dock, and gas stove top. Bathroom shower is solar heated.

The 1 bedroom unit layout:

A bedroom with a queen-size bed, two nightables, and closet, a lounge with futon, chaise, breakfast table, small fridge, coffee maker, toaster oven, small electric range (NO kitchen), a balcony and a bathroom.

The big outdoor terrace with tables and hammock is a common area. The rest of the areas are for the private use of each unit.

In this house you'll find the quiet relaxation you deserve. It has much open space, wooden balconies and decks for meditation, yoga, exercise, contemplating nature, reading, relaxing, or getting a massage. You can eat out, or get inspired to cook in our spacious kitchen! A Zen-Contemporary style sets this house apart.

Custom made mosaics and original art adorn the walls. Listen to the sounds of nature you've forgotten. Taste simplicity with elegance. Connect back to nature, yourself, and your loved ones. Make this a special retreat from hectic lifestyles.

A few steps away is the Tres Palmas Marine Reserve with world class snorkeling, scuba diving, exotic fish and some of the largest elkhorn coral reefs in the Caribbean. On the same block are great restaurants, b & b, smoothies truck, dive shops, and bars. The center of town is a 15 minute walk, with shops, coffee shops, bakeries, restaurants, supermarkets, banks (ATM) and pharmacies. Daily yoga classes are 5 min. away. Other beaches and famous surf spots are a short stroll down the beach. This is Rincon at its best. Dare to explore it!

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 9, 2017


Ensenada House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Each unit has a full bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Two twin beds, night table, and small dresser.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen bed, A/C, night table, lamp, closet, chest of drawers
  • The big 2B unit has: one bedroom with A/C & queen size bed, and one bedroom with two twin (single) beds. The small 1B unit has: a bedroom with a queen bed.
  • Books ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We welcome our guests to enjoy the beauty of the tropics by encouraging to experience the house as a place of contemplation and voluntary simplicity. We do not have television or microwave oven. We invite our guests to this type of living, by being a little closer to nature from the moment you walk in the door. We designed our spaces for minimizing the effects of warm weather and house is very cool, due to high ceilings, bamboo plants, ceiling fans, and wide windows. We have an inverter air conditioning unit in the master bedroom.


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(9 traveler reviews)

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Casa Zen, Rincón - Beach house between Marina and Tres Palmas Marine Reserve
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
New York City

Multiple visits to Casa Zen

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at Casa Zen several times over the last few years and found it the ideal place to relax, just a few steps from the beach in one of the most beautiful corners of the world. If you are looking for serenity and dignity in living, this is the place. If you look for the excitement of surfing, there are nearby beaches that are famous spots. Nice restaurants in town and along the water. Casa Zen is perfect.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2014
  • Stayed: December 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always happy to have you as my guests!
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Sierra Vista, AZ/ USA

Casa Zen - Our home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

This place has been an amazing experience, we traveled from AZ with our two children 11 and 9 and the location of this house is excellent. We walked to the beach daily, to the point that we spent two nights camping in the beach without any special gear or equipment. When we needed anything we walked to the house and got it! The house has everything you need in the kitchen, I was able to cook a couple of times. The outside shower was a clever idea to keep the sand in the house to a minimum. I definitely recommend this house and will be using this place as our home for future stays in Rincon. Thanks to Annette (the owner) for sharing such beautiful house with us :)

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gracias por tus comentarios. Tienes una hermosa familia y estoy contenta que disfrutaron la casa tanto!
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New York City

Amazing Time in Annette's Tranquil Zen Loft!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent four amazing nights in Annette's Casa Zen Loft. We had the most relaxing time away from New York City and wish it could have been longer. The space is beautifully designed with lovely touches all through the loft. It is clean and bright and has everything you need for a comfortable vacation. It is quiet and tranquil with a gorgeous garden out the back with banana trees and other tropical foliage. We loved hanging out back there having our morning coffee and evening drink. The space is very private but Annette is right next door should you need anything. She is so lovely and helpful and we look forward to going back soon! The loft is very close to all the amazing beaches and food places we like to visit in Rincon. The location is perfect. The Carta Buena juice bar is just down the road which does amazing juices, smoothies and food. We had a great time Annette and can't wait to return! Thank you so much XX

  • Submitted: May 13, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure meeting you and having lovely people like you in our house! Thanks for the review!
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new hampshire

Casa Zen is just as it looks...amazing!

  • 5 of 5

I cant stop thinking of the peaceful, wonderful time we had when we stayed at Casa Zen. From the hammock to the kitchen it gave the feel of total relaxation and vacation time. The house is steps to the beach and walking distance to everything you need. We liked making a cocktail and walking down to the water for sunset....just beautiful. The house was very clean...spotless actually! The owner was very sweet and answered all questions, and made sure we were having a great time.I would of course reccomend this property to a friend....only if I was not staying there first...

  • Submitted: May 16, 2012
  • Stayed: February 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn, NY

Casa Zen is just as adver...

  • 5 of 5

Casa Zen is just as advertised-- a lovely, calm, clean and comfortable home away from home. Our extended family (2 couples, 3 children) rented the whole floor (the 2 bdrm & 1 bdrm) and it was a generous amount of space, including a great kitchen and living room and deck. Just a couple minute walk to the beach and a short drive to a number of other beaches and sights. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2010
  • Stayed: March 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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new york, ny

what a wonderful place. ...

  • 5 of 5

what a wonderful place. very clean and close to the beach. recommended!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2008
  • Stayed: September 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Aguadilla (BQN) and Mayagüez (MAZ) airports
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Ramey Base, Aguadilla
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Shipwreck, El Ancla ,Copa Llena, Carta Buena
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Marina/Black Eagle beach
Car: recommended

Private surfing, stand-up paddle, yoga, pilates, and diving lessons available. Whale-watching tours. Spa treatments such as in-house relaxation massage, lymphatic drainage, deep tissue and reflexology available for our guests . Bakeries, cafes, excercise studios, farmers market and shops nearby.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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