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Panoramic Ocean Views-Great Value

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Casa Mariposa sits on a hill overlooking the town of Isabelle Segundo on the north coast of Vieques. This lovely island home is peaceful and quiet with garden patios, galleries, and rooms with beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean.

* Remodeled kitchen and master bathroom

* Beach gear-snorkels, flippers, chairs, towels, cooler, umbrella

* Kayak

* 15 minutes from phenomenal beaches

* Basic necessities for home living included

* Totally private outside sitting areas

* Walk to town

The home has beautifully terraced gardens full of flowering plants and lush shady trees. The butterflies pause here in Vieques on their annual migratory route and the gardens are a welcoming place for them to rest. For happy travelers to Vieques, it also offers all that is desired for a great vacation. You might like to start your morning sitting on the house patio looking out to the ocean and watch the island ferry come and go while you sip your morning coffee.

The guests who enjoy cooking: Casa Mariposa has a state-of-the-art kitchen, with gleaming new appliances, ready for your use. The home literally sits in the tree canopy for incredible views so you can gather for your meal in the delightful high-ceiling screened-in porch and watch the evening sunsets. And as the darkness settles, you watch the lights come up on the main island of Puerto Rico. Makes evenings magical !

Casa Mariposa provides a wide array of snorkeling equipment, fins, beach chairs / umbrellas, towels, boogie boards, and beach toys. The home rental also provides a two person ocean kayak so you can enjoy the private beaches, mangrove lagoons, and shore line of Vieques. If you are interested in golf, we can help you arrange a golf day at El Conquistador in Farhardo.

If you don't feel like getting in the car to shop or go to a restaurant, just stroll down the hill the town of Isabel II - there's everything you might want, including bakeries, coffee houses, bars / liquor stores, grocery, the US post office, ATM/bank, and the town plaza, where local activities and musical events take place in the band shell.

The private home, easily accommodating 4 to 6 people, has two airy bedrooms with king size beds and ceiling fans . Each bedroom has air conditioning for your comfort, two and half baths, an outdoor garden shower, and comfy living room couches that convert to twin beds. Television, Internet, iPod speakers, and a large library of novels and videos are available for your entertainment.

After you have made the decision to experience Vieques and Casa Mariposa, we can provide detailed suggestions on island activities / attractions that you can use to enhance your stay. Feel free to give us a call or email us for more information about the house and availability.

Bienvenidos!

More Details

Owner
Marion Solbert
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

Amenities

Isabel Segunda House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Town ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Grey Water System
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower , Custom outdoor tropical beach shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Master bedroom and guest room separated. Extra couch beds in the living room. Porta crib can be put anywhere. No linens provided for crib
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.88 based on 25 reviews
5

The most relaxing family vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful, spacious house came fully stocked with everything needed for a fun and relaxing family vacation. All that was needed was bathing suits and food - virtually everything else was available. The owner, Marion, had it all covered. She was a pleasure to deal with, responding to any of my requests very promptly. Her house manager, Nano, was always at the ready whenever needed.

We were put in touch with people to provide rides, tours, and a car rental. An informative binder of info was at the house to give Beach and dining recommendations. The local gentry was very friendly. Practically everyone on the island speaks English. The house itself was just beautiful. Our favorite room was the screened-in dining room with gorgeous views and fresh breezes. We made mixed drinks with mangos from the tree off the deck almost every night. The beaches on Vieques are some the most beautiful we've ever been to. From big waves, to snorkeling, sea glass & shelling, swimming, beach caves, hiking, and tide pools. There is a Beach for any experience wanted. The bioluminescent bay was out of this world!! All in all my family enjoyed every minute of our vacation. Casa Mariposa was our comfy home base. Marion was wonderful to work with. We hope to visit again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Than you so much! Please come back again. Marion
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My stay in Vieques

  • 4 of 5

I really enjoyed my week long vacation at Casa Mariposa over the Father's day holiday with my family...it was awesome. I had originally thought it was a three bedroom but there ended up being plenty of room for 6 of us and the master bedroom was amazing with the air conditioning and all the space plus the sounds at night of the critters outside in the backyard little paradise was like putting in one of those relaxation nature cd's. There was no cable but we really didn't miss it because we had wifi for the phones and my tablet and we were really only there in the evenings anyway. My favorite room was the screened in sunroom, it was amazing, I spent a lot of time in there. I would love to have one of those back home. The lady that rented us the house (Marion) is really pleasant to work with and Nano that takes care of you there as well...I would highly recommend this place to people and I would like to go back sometime in the future, hopefully. My deposit was returned very promptly, w in four days. I did not want to come home, wish I could have stayed....

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Most Beautiful Views

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time at Casa Mariposa! Another traveler described it as a "tree house" and that is exactly what it felt like. There was nothing better then sitting in the dinning room surrounded by windows overlooking gorgeous views of the main island of Puerto Rico and the ocean. We thought this room, as well as the entire house and gardens, were even more lovely in real life then in the pictures. We also loved eating our meals on the outdoor patio which was nice and cool in the afternoon. I was traveling with my husband and four children - we all loved the house. It was perfect - a great, open layout and equipped with everything from every imaginable kitchen gadget to many games for adults and kids. We also loved the main bedroom - once the kids went to bed it was like we were at our own private resort. The owner and her caretakers were extremely helpful with the whole process, including helping us arrange for a rental car, porto crib and a car seat. We can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed staying at Casa Mariposa. Thank you for the great review. We look forward to your returning to Vieques and staying at the house again. Have a good summer. Marion
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Awesome Place

  • 5 of 5

Got to Vieques for the 2nd time and Nano, the housing manager, was there to pick us up. Marion, the owner, was a great communicator and got us all set up. The house is great with modern amenities and 2 comfortable bedrooms. The full kitchen was great and we adored the sunroom, which looks directly at the beautiful nightly sunsets. The property is high on a hill with few neighbors, many lizards, chickens and cats and well kept plants! Ceiling fans and cross breezes keep it cool inside! We love Vieques and this house was perfect for our stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Treehouse In The Sky

  • 5 of 5

Casa Mariposa is a fantastic get away! The house is very quaint and very well equipped with everything you need. The views are fantastic, great local restaurants, beautiful beaches and snorkeling! It reminds me very much of my house in St Croix ,which we also called our tree house in the sky. Nano, the property manager, was very helpful as well as Marion, the owner, who provided a lot of information via email and in her beautiful book on the table with tips on restaurants, beaches etc..I definitely plan to return to this oasis in the sky. I suggest renting a car to explore all parts of the island. THANKS for a fabulous vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It has been a pleasure working with you and so glad you enjoyed your stay. Please come back. Marion
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Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautiful! My husband and children loved it! It was very clean, and affordable! Very good, calm location, spacious, we nicknamed it "The Tree House" because you are surrounded by trees and mountains-breathtaking! Nano the home attendant was very nice and helpful! We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Vieques
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Mar Azul
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Isabelle II
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Down town
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
1 mile to the Atlantic , 3 miles to the Caribbean
Car: recommended

Isabel II, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, Caribbean

Other Activities: shopping, boating, kayaking, basketball court

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $275

Low Season Extra nights over a week is $160 a night
High Season is $210 a night
$275 deposit to confirm reservation

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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