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Zoni Breezes Lower - Quiet Country Setting Ocean, Mountain Views

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bdrms 1 Bathrm, Futon, and large convertible couch, Sleeps 8

Ocean views! Relax in a quiet countryside setting, with only a few houses in view. This newly constructed (2011) home has a fully equipped kitchen with tile counter tops and oak cabinets, a large comfortable couch that re configures into a double bed, new queen sized beds, a living room futon, is fully air conditioned except for the bathroom and has a large living room, kitchen, and dining area(with table and seating for 6), plus two large ocean view sliding glass doors leading out to a small lanai with outdoor seating. The isolated design, with separate entrances and parking locations make it likely you will forget there is another unit above. Our on site manager, Rogelio, will take care of your transportation needs to and from the airport or ferry and the house when you rent the vehicle for all the days of your stay.

PLEASE NOTE: There are three units available to rent on the property. If you would like to reserve more than one house at the same time, please complete a separate inquiry form for each of the properties. The VRBO listings are as follows:

* Culebra Island - Upper Breezes – 288656 *Zoni Retreat – 194903 *Zoni Breezes Lower - 345119

More Details

Owner
Tom Lowell
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 28, 2017

About Tom Lowell

We married in the area in 2003 and on a return visit, purchased this property.

Tom Lowell purchased this house in 2006

Why Tom Lowell chose Culebra

This property is quiet and secluded with great ocean and mountain views. Its out in the quiet country with just a few neighbors who are fantastic people. Its a different world here, calm, peaceful, and beautiful. Nearby is Zoni Beach, just 3 minutes by vehicle.

Amenities

Fraile House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
Attractions:
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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Zoni Breezes Lower - Quiet Country Setting Ocean, Mountain Views
average rating of 4.375 based on 16 reviews
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Need attention

  • 2 of 5

The house was clean, but it wasn't as the photo. We didn't have wi fi, the satellite never works, and we have problems with the cars. The first has a gas leak, the second didn't start, until they send somebody to fixed it. We lost one day, first waiting for the person that going to check the gas leak, he said he can do anything about it, that we have to go to the town to change with another car, in between he try to fix the problem with the wi fi and tv, but he said he have to contact the owner to see if he changed the password and will let us know. He never did. They have mice inside the sofa, so the owner have to check who have in charge, because I saw, the maintenance is very poor.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have had over 2500 customers since we started in 2006, this was a rare unlucky customer experience and review which we apologize for. We have since corrected all the issues brought up in this review, which are the exception and not the rule. We have notified the managers to make sure none of this happens again.
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4

hanging out with family

  • 4 of 5

it was as promised quiet clean and cool. not far from beaches. We would do it again .

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely little cottage.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful getaway to Zoni Breezes. This property is quiet, secluded and was just what my family was looking forward to for a vacation spot. We would definitely stay here again if we make it back to Culebra again.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great getaway

  • 4 of 5

Zoni Breezes Lower provided us a fine home base to explore Culebra. Good communication with host's team. Kitchen has the basics for a several day stay. Would consider returning!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Value and Location

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week at Zoni Lower in January. The place was as advertised. The hikes in the hills out back were excellent and proximity to Zoni beach is good. There is a great 4 or so mile round trip if you walk from the house to Playa Larga and then up the beaches and over the headlands (a bit of a scramble) to Zoni. This is the part of the island to be on in my opinion. The big houses are too expensive and stuff "in town" all too dingy. Tom's little retreat is perfect. Def need a Jeep for the road in and NOT a golf cart. I've been to 10 or so Caribbean islands and Culebra is great! You are alone or nearly alone on most of the beaches. Best snorkeling was at Playa Resaca among the rocks all the way to the right a couple hundred yards or so. What a great island. Pretty small so no need to go back there (I like new ground). If you're looking to spend tons of money and "be seen" go to St. Bart's or St. Martin, if you want to chill naked alone on beaches you have to hike into, go to Culebra. Ain't much infrastructure. Thank you Tom.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Zoni Breezes Lower - Quiet Country Setting

  • 3 of 5

The unit was very clean and we had lots of hot water and good water pressure in the shower. It was nice to be so close to Zoni Beach. The handy person picked us up at the airport. A repair was made promptly after our complaint.

Please note that you will not see negative reviews or negative statements about this property online because the owner has the following clause in his contract that you must sign: "should renter publish or facilitate publication of any disparaging reviews of the premises on the internet or anywhere else, it is agreed that renter has violated this contract and shall be liable for liquidated damages in the amount of ( amount deleted per website policy) to be charged to renter's credit card, or collected by other means..."

In other words, he will bill you for saying anything negative online. And it is a large amount of money.

As of March 14, 2017, this clause becomes illegal under the Consumer Review Fairness Law. You can google the law to see your rights.

Note that he has a similar "gag clause" in the contract to rent the vehicle.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: recommended

Nearby Zoni Beach is one of the finest in the world! Soft white sand, green palms, turquoise crystal clear waters, and few people

Other Activities: shelling, kayaking

Photos

Rates & Availability

Fraile House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High
Jun 17 2017 - Jul 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$130
$910
$3,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Medium
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$120
$840
$3,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Low
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$90
$630
$2,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Oct 30 2017 - Oct 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$90
$630
$2,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Low
Oct 31 2017 - Nov 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$90
$630
$2,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Medium
Nov 23 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$120
$840
$3,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
High
Dec 15 2017 - May 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
$130
$910
$3,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$130
$910
$3,640
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%

$90-140/night $10 per person per night additional over 2 persons
High - $110 per night
Med - $100 per night;
Low - $90 per night

Holidays- $130 per night
Christmas -$140 per night

Over two persons: $10 per person per day extra.;

The Mitsubishi Montero (seats 7) is available for rent for $55 per day (4 people or less) or $65 per day (5 people or more). $100 deposit required.
Ordinarily there are no additional fees.;
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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