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Exclusive Villas in Hidden Paradise Near Beaches, Rainforest & Neighboring Islan

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,100 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


VRBO Bear stayed here

We found this property to be beary special

About the property

2 Villa homes on one property. Upstairs 3 Bedrooms/2bath (sleeps 8)

Our vacation home consists of two full units which rent out SEPERATELY. Upstairs is a spacious three bedroom/two bath house which sleeps 8. Downstairs is a two bedroom/two bath house (plus a computer room converted to sleeping area) which sleeps 6. The entrances and parking are separate which ensure privacy.

Our home is a hidden paradise on a mountain top. Find peace and tranquility. Go to sleep with the singing of the famous Puerto Rican 'coqui.' Enjoy a spectacular ocean view, custom swimming pool and large yard. This mountain top retreat is private, peaceful, hidden yet only 2 miles from the freeway, largest marina in PR, stores, restaurants and beaches. You can awe at the neighboring islands you'll want to visit (Culebra, Icacos, Palominos, Isleta Marina, and St. Thomas).

Upstairs is a colorful traditional Mexican style home with high ceilings, hand painted Mexican tiles and rustic furniture. Delight in solid wood furniture throughout the house. Enjoy a 40 foot balcony with a breath taking ocean view. If you enjoy cooking you won't want to leave this spacious kitchen with mahogany cabinets and stainless steel appliances. Last but not least, you'll fight with the others over the guest bedroom with an amazing underwater mural which covers the entire wall and ceiling!

The house downstairs is a modern 2 bed/2 bath plus a computer room converted into an additional sleeping area (rents seperately from this unit). There is a full kitchen, dining area, living room and laundry room. The bedrooms are 12 foot x12 foot with full length closets and mirror doors.

Enjoy a romantic view of the city lights below from your queen-size bed in your air-conditioned master bedroom. The master bedroom has glass double doors to ensure a view of the full moon over the ocean surface. The master bedroom has a private bathroom, ceiling fan, mirror closet, and high ceilings. It also has an attached computer room converted into a sleeping area. (see photos @ 314866)

This Non-Smoking house is one mile from Puerto Del Rey marina, ten minutes from Seven Seas Beach, ferries to Culebra and Vieques and the Fajardo Airport. Luquillo Beach and El Yunque Rainforest are 20 minutes away. There are daily flights from Fajardo to Culebra, Vieques and St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. The Westin Rio Mar and Wyndham El Conquistador Resorts are close by. They offer nightlife entertainment (casinos, restaurants, floor shows, and a championship 18-hole golf course).

It sits on an acre lot with 6000 sq. ft. grass lawn, palm, banana and mango trees, orchids... The neighbors are sparse so you rarely hear a car go by.

This can all be yours at an affordable price. You will not find another bargain like it in Puerto Rico!

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Monica Echaves
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

About Monica Echaves

My name is Monica and I'm a California native. I am a second grade teacher on an army base. I am a GRCA hobby breeder (golden retrievers). Forced to relocate to San Juan, I decided to rent out my dream home! My husband Milito and I maintain the property ourselves. We are a true Vacation Rental by OWNERS. No rental managers! Please come visit us and see if this home passes your expectations!

Monica Echaves purchased this villa in 2001

Why Monica Echaves chose Ceiba

I came to PR 17 years ago as a DOD elementary school teacher. I worked at Roosevelt Roads Naval station which closed due to politcal controversy. Relocated to San Juan area, I converted my brand new dream home into a vacation rental. I hope others love and enjoy the time that I am unable to spend there. This home offers peace, tranquility, harmony with nature and spectaular ocean views.


Ceiba Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Leave the Bar-B-Q grill clean for the next person. If gas tank empties, please refill it at gas station.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Queen size beds in bedrooms, futon in receiving room, futon in living room
  • Books
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
No Smoking except on balcony or in the yard. Close to all attractions, tours, freeway, stores.


A Puerto Rican vacation paradise.

VRBO Bear stayed here

Nov 18, 2014

I decided a tropical Puerto Rican vacation was just what this Bear needed most in November. When I arrived at this hidden paradise I knew it would be difficult for me to ever want to leave. The drive from the San Juan airport to the house was as easy as could be and as I pulled up to the gated driveway I was anxious to explore the well-manicured grounds and take a dip in the luxurious, pristine pool. The expansive, incredibly gorgeous views from the house took my breath away. It felt like I was on top of the world with such a spectacular panorama of the ocean. I could even see many of the smaller islands off in the distance. At night I was spoiled by bright stars and twinkling lights from the nearby towns. Being away from the hustle and bustle, but still just a short drive away to beaches and activities (such as El Yunque National Rain Forest,) this home had the best of both worlds. The house itself was lovely with plenty of room for me and my Bear friends. The bedrooms were spacious and we all hibernated for many hours every night in the very comfortable beds. During much of our stay we took advantage of the gourmet kitchen amenities. I sure wish all my meals could have such a magnificent ocean backdrop! The balcony was where we spent most of our time enjoying mugs of Puerto Rican coffee in the mornings and tropical cocktails in the evenings. We loved listening to the delightful songs of the coquis welcoming us to the island. I can’t say enough how much this Bear enjoyed his stay on the island and we want to give a Big Bear Hug to Monica. Thank you for opening up your wonderful home to us. It truly was paradise!

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Exclusive Villas in Hidden Paradise Near Beaches, Rainforest & Neighboring Islan
average rating of 4.9710145 based on 69 reviews

The most breathtaking home and panoramic views

  • 5 of 5

Home is in pristine condition set up on a hill. It has the most breathtaking views. Pool was amazing. Very comfortable for large families and outdoor living. You can see views of the outer islands Icacos and Culebra. House landscaping makes you feel you are in the botanical gardens. The nights were beautiful and serene. The breezes through the house was amazing. The only time you needed the ac was at night when you retired to bed. The kitchen was great to cook in and well equipped. Outdoor seating fantastic. This was by far the best home we ever stayed at. Monica the owner was fantastic and very helpful. Location was great was close to all the attractions ex. ferry, luquillo, Fajardo. Catamaran trips, water taxis, El yunque and many other attractions. All stores were centrally located easy to get to. We were very pleased and had an amazing vacation. We actually rented the entire house. Definitely worth coming back too. Thank you Monica

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great to meet all of you! From the beginning when Sal first contacted me, I could feel what a calm, kind, patient person he was. His friendly demeanor made communication between us excellent. His family and friends were very patient when they arrived and the handyman, pool cleaner and ADT technician were still there. We have to get work done in between renters which is hard to do. I enjoyed giving them advice about how to get around, what to expect and to recommend my favorite spots. We hope to see you in the future. Thanks!
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This home was perfect for our family of 5, well equipped and very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Location was perfect for the activities we wanted to do on our vacation, far enough away from the crowds but close enough for shopping, dining etc.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

The property and grounds were magnificent, the views from the deck were great! The property is perfect for a relaxing vacation. The accomodations were clean and comfortable, everything you needed was there. The owners take pride in their home and it shows in every detail of the property.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vega Baja

Amazing Place!

  • 5 of 5

The best Place ever! Amazing view!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous view and great retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Monica for sharing your home. It was beautiful. The view was amazing and very serene. My family enjoyed our stay and wished we could of stayed longer. The accommodations were great and your pets were very friendly! We would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A true hidden paradise!

  • 5 of 5

The house is very beautiful, the 3 rooms and beds are very comfortable and the mural of the walls are awesome. The view of the house is also spectacular. The pool is very nice, too. If you are looking for a vacation outside the city but near it, this is the perfect place. The owner Monica is very accessible and Aida the housekeeper is also very kind and available. Also, the owner is a pet lover and she has two cats around the property all the time, so you better be a pet lover, too. Thank you Monica for such amazing house.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Juan
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 53
Car: necessary

We are located on a mountain top which makes you feel far away from it all, yet only 2 miles to the freeway entrance, largest marina in PR, grocery, fast foods, bakery and Walgreens. Our location provides extensive ocean and mountain views. Must-do activities, Hiking in El Yunque Rainforest & Las Tinajas river and water hole, trip to Culebra, Vieques and Icacos islands, Fajardo Lights House tour and night Kyaking on the bioluminescent bay. Don't miss Cueva Ventana, Cueva del Indio and Camuy caves.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.