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Ocean Front Apartment in Small Isla Verde neighborhood.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2 Large Bedrooms, 2 Full bathrooms, sofa bed in living room. Sleeps 6.

After cleaning up after Maria, we are ready to go. We have full water and electricity restored. We offer a beach apartment with a great ocean view from the front balcony. This 2nd story 2 B and 2 Bath unit is a nice, tranquil, breezy apartment on a quiet little street in a gated neighborhood. It is within steps of the western end of the Isla Verde Beach and a sheltered cove. Also walking distance to wide, sandy beaches, shops, restaurants and a supermarket. The apartment is fully equipped and furnished. It has two bedrooms, including a large Master bedroom with a king size bed, large bathroom and walk-in closet. Room A/C units in both bedrooms, but no central air conditioning. The apartment is great for just opening up the double doors in the living room and enjoying the ocean breeze and view. Other amenities include cable TV, DVD/CD player, WiFi internet, and washer/dryer. It is a non-smoking apartment. Relax on the balcony or in the living room enjoying the beautiful ocean views or sit in the shady patio garden. Only a 15 minute drive to the airport and Old San Juan.

Sheltered Cove. : This sheltered cove is an excellent place for small children to play in the sand and shallow, calm waters. It is a short walk from the apartment. To get further down the beach where there are wider, sandy stretches, remember to bring good beach shoes to comfortably walk over some rocks along the way. (If you would like a bigger 3 bedroom/ 2 bath apt. see our property # 938186).

A great location for food lovers. Within a short walk of the apartment you have a wide variety of eating options. There are some fast food places (Pollo Tropical and Subway), excellent bakeries (Das Pastelhous, Panaderia Espana), great local food, including 'mofongo' (Casa Dante, Rest. El Estribo), a 24 hour diner selling local and standard dishes (Levi's), pizzerias, a food truck that sells delicious steak sandwiches (El Churry), a restaurant specializing in local, organic foods (The Garden) and other fine international restaurants including Argentinian steak houses, Japanese, Peruvian ceviche, Italian and Chinese. And if you feel like cooking your own meal, a 24 hour supermarket is just down the road.

A Real Treat for Coconut Lovers: There is a coconut vender at the entry to our street. Try one of his fresh 'coco frios' for an excellent, refreshing drink. Once you are done drinking out of the shell, he'll cut open the coconut and you can enjoy the sweet coconut inside.

Local water sports: For the more adventurous, there are a few water sports shops within walking distance of the apartment. They offer scuba and snorkeling equipment and trips, wind surfing, kite sailing and paddle boarding.

A couple of the shops (Velauno and Beach Cats) offer lessons or they can get you in touch with instructors.

Check out time is 10 am. . Check in Time is 3pm.

More Details

John Lombardo
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About John Lombardo

My family and I enjoy living in San Juan and we also love traveling. We try to combine our knowledge and appreciation of Puerto Rio with our experience as travelers when we meet and communicate with our guests. Besides the best known tourist attractions, we try to identify other more unique opportunities that our guests may enjoy and contribute to making their trip special, depending on their interests. One such opportunity is the chance to volunteer a day on a local Habitat for Humanity project; I can assist in making that happen...Just ask.

Why John Lombardo chose Punta Las Marías

The house is located in a very unique neighborhood. It's a beach area within a short walk to two great beaches. On weekends, plenty of families can be seen walking to enjoy a fun day in the sun and sand. It's urban, with restaurants, a supermarket and clubs nearby. And yet their is plenty of green with palm trees, tropical pines and bougainvillea all around.

What makes this apartment unique

This is a 2 bedroom / 2 bath apt in a small family complex with two other furnished apts available for larger groups. In total there are 5 bedrooms that can be combined for a fun family get together. Our garden patio area is a spacious, breezy part ot the house to relax or plan an outdoor dinner.


Punta Las Marías Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • The Master Bedroom is very large and has its own large bathroom and walk-in closet. From this bedroom, with the windows open there is usually a nice ocean breeze and you can hear the waves hitting the shore. Please note that the accommodations are well suited for mature adults, 25 yrs or older, with or without kids.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Regarding transportation, we can recommend a very reliable taxi for pick up and drop off at the airport.


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Ocean Front Apartment in Small Isla Verde neighborhood.
average rating of 4.707317 based on 41 reviews

Perfect location, wonderful host

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed for 5 nights with our two toddlers and a friend. The location is wonderful- just a very short walk to the small beach on a very mellow gated street. The beach was packed with locals on the weekend, but we pretty much had it to ourselves the rest of the week! It was perfect for our boys, as it is mostly protected from the waves by a little reef.

The house is like a little oasis in the city- surrounded by a wall, it feels very safe and secure. We loved sitting on the porch in the mornings, eating our breakfast watching the waves and feeling the tropical breeze. On the one rainy afternoon, we enjoyed hanging out in the downstairs patio. We also grilled a couple of nights on the outdoor grill and hung out in the hammock.

The house had everything, especially for kids. When we needed anything, John was super helpful, providing us with snorkel masks, bikes, pac n plays, extra supplies etc. In addition, John was flexible when our flight was delayed and we were "stuck" for 3 more hours. Overall, he was an amazing host!

We had been to San Juan several times before and weren't sure what to expect after Maria. While it's clear this is still a lot of recovery work to be done, we still had an amazing trip. One day, the entire island lost electricity, which apparently happens every so often, but John's house has solar panels, so we didn't feel the effect.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love listening to the waves crash!!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing place to stay!! John have a little slice of heaven with this place to stay! He was very helpful with the area and suggestions on places to eat. I loved waking up every morning and hearing the waves and walking the beach! It was a very wonderful and memorable trip for the entire family!!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Boise, Idaho U.S.

Great location in San Juan!

  • 5 of 5

John was a wonderful host with lots of great information about the area! The apartment was in a great location and within walking distance to the main beaches (about 1km in either direction), restaurants, and the grocery store. We made use of the full kitchen, and the living room/seating area was great for just relaxing and listening to the waves. I highly recommend staying here if you’re traveling to San Juan. And Old San Juan was about a 25 minute drive away. So this was just a great, central location.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, TX

A secret gateway on the beach front w/ a fabulous host!

  • 5 of 5

My colleagues and I came to San Juan during the after math of Hurricane Maria for Relief work. We were greeted and hosted with the utmost kindess. We already started planning our next trip. Great location that offers more than what is mentioned. John and his wife are great hosts. Wish you all the best!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Amazing host, great location!

  • 5 of 5

I can't explain how grateful I am to John, our amazing host in PR! I visited PR on a family trip with my husband, in-laws, and sister. After my husband, in-laws, and I had left, my sister decided to stay at John's place for an extra night. She suddenly got sick with acute migraine and she was all by herself and did not know where to go. John and his wife took very good care of her, provided her medicine (they even wanted to take her to the doctor but thankfully my sister felt better after taking meds), invited her to join them to watch a movie as she was staying alone, gave her a ride to the airport, and waived rent for the extra night my sister stayed!!!

The apartment's location was amazing. We had a direct view of the sea.The sound of the waves at night was surreal! The Isle Verde beach is almost a 5 min drive from the apartment. There are plenty of restaurants nearby. The apartment is located inside a gated community - so, no security concerns! Parking was free.

The apartment was very neatly organized. We had everything we needed. John gave us very helpful instructions on what we can do. We had plenty of towels, free toiletries (sunscreen, body wash, moisturizers, and what not), and beach chairs. The kitchen was well-equipped with necessary utensils and basic spices. I loved the hammock in the front yard.

We loved every bit of our stay at John's place. So, thanks John for everything, and most importantly, for your cordial support when my sister got sick.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Great place!!

  • 5 of 5

Location, location, location easy access to shops and beach front.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Luis Munoz Marin Airport
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Farjardo ferry to Vieques, 1 hr. away.
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Isla Verde exit off of Highway 26
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
A dozen nearby restraurants to choose from.
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Isla Verde Beach
Car: not necessary

Excellent location on a small, quiet ocean front neighborhood, right across the street from the ocean and the western end of the Isla Verde Beach. A short walk to all types of restaurants, from fine dining to fast food, clubs and a 24 hour supermarket. Wind surfing and stand up paddle board rental shops nearby. Relax on the nearby beaches by day and walk to great restaurants or clubs at night. Only a 10 minute drive to the airport or to Old San Juan and easy access to the expressway to explore the entire island of enchantment.

Other Activities: During June and July, considering putting your child in the local Windsurfing camp.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75

Cancellation policy: Reservations canceled at least six weeks before the arrival date will get reservation deposit returned in full less Paypal fees. Cancellations within six weeks of the arrival would lose $250 of any deposit paid.
An additional $75 will be added to cover for cleaning and all other fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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