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Best Price, Best Beach, Best Building, Best Review - Marbella Del Caribe, No Fee

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

Condo/Apartment, 1 Bedroom + 1 Sofa bed(quality mattress), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3)

Booking with owner avoids 10%-11% fee site charges so call owner Gabriel 718 541-3506! We are ocean front!. Call to get availability! True one bedroom beach/ocean front condo with queen size bed, and full size sleeper sofa on the best beach and the best building in Isla Verde. It has a new (installed May, 2015) central A/C and brand new furniture. Fully stocked kitchen (just installed, Nov. 2015 quartz counter tops) just like home. Beach chairs, beach sheet/mat, beach toys, and cooler.

Marbella Del Caribe Este is one of the most sought after condominiums. It is located on the "strip" on Isla Verde Avenue where there are many restaurants, casinos, banks, car rental company, and a 24 hour Walgreens (across the street) all within walking distance. FREE secure indoor parking with easy access to the elevators. Car NOT necessary for our location unless you want to explore the beautiful island!

The complex offers 24/7 security, beach access to the same beach as the Intercontinental Resort Hotel, and the El San Juan Hotel for half the price, private grounds that include a olympic size swimming pool, kiddie pool, brand NEW tennis court, volleyball/basketball court, playground, picnic tables and barbecue. Indoor private parking with direct elevator access to the condo. We provide beach chairs.

The condo is 10 minutes away and a $14 taxi ride from San Juan's International Airport ( NO airplane noise), and only 15 minutes away from Condado and 20 minutes from Old San Juan. Close to major highways for easy access to the entire island.

If this is your first visit to Puerto Rico contact owner (Gabriel 718 541-3506) for recommendations and advise on how to make the most of your vacation. Please see our reviews! Quality of condo makes the differance not always the price.




Keywords: Condo, Beach Condo, Beach Apartment, Apartment Rental, Puerto Rico Rental, Caribbean Rental, San Juan Puerto Rico, Isla Verde Puerto Rico.

More Details

Gabriel Strol
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish, Romanian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Gabriel Strol

We live in Brooklyn New York but plan to spend several months at our condo during winter once we retire.

Currently we go down 2-3 times per year to enjoy the beautiful beach and island but also to make sure the condo is in top condition at all times.

Not just a rental place!!

Gabriel Strol purchased this condo in 2011

Why Gabriel Strol chose San Juan Area

We purchased this property because of the beautiful beach/condominium. The location is fantastic. We are about 10 minutes from San Juan's International Airport , 15 minutes away from Condado, and 20 minutes from Old San Juan. Hotels, shopping, entertainment are all within 2 blocks of the building. Water sports are available right on the beach. We have been coming to P.R. for over 20 years and this has always been our favorite building. The 3 mile beach is great for morning walks/runs and it is cleaned (tractor raked) every morning. Future winter retirement home!

What makes this condo unique

Large balcony facing the swimming pool, grove of palm trees and the ocean, where you can enjoy a meal or check your e-mails, with our wireless WiFi. Two 40" flat screen TV's one in bedroom one in living room, with cable.


Isla Verde Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bath tub with shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Bed (1), Full size sofa sleeper in living room (1).
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 3 beach chairs
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Walking Distance to Supermarkets, Banks, and Restaurants (Local & International Cuisine, Ruth Chris Steakhouse, Chilis, Outback Steakhouse). Walking Distance to Hotels (El San Juan Hotel & Casino, Intercontinental San Juan Resort & Casino, Embassy Suites, and Ritz Carlton). Walgreens open 24/7 across from entrance to Condo. Easy access to highways for sightseeing.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(56 traveler reviews)

Best Price, Best Beach, Best Building, Best Review - Marbella Del Caribe, No Fee
average rating of 4.910714 based on 56 reviews

Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time staying in Gabriel's condo. It is a clean with several good accommodations. Gabriel's hospitality is a five star. I have and will continue to recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Having repeat vacationers motivates us to always improve our condo so they may have a great experience. With over 25+ years of traveling to Puerto Rico we can assist with your vacation plans. Give us a call!!
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  • 5 of 5

Excellent accommodations for our family of three. Perfect location right on the beach. Everything you need is within walking distance. Gabriel provided everything we needed from beach apparel to cable TV. Gabriel was there from beginning to end. He made us feel more like friends than renters. His personal touch made our trip the best ever. He recommended restaurants, places to visit, and is genuinely concerned about your stay. He even followed up with us once we returned home. This is now our place to stay in Puerto Rico. Perfect condo, Perfect location and Perfect Host. Again thanks Gabriel for making our first trip to Puerto Rico so memorable.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Why rent just a room in a hotel when you can have a full one bedroom apartment for half the price? Why pay an additional 11% fee to VRBO when you can rent from us the owners and avoid the fee? With over 30 years experience of traveling to beautiful Puerto Rico we will do everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible!
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comfortable and relaxing!!

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable and clean apartment. Gabriel has thought of all you need from blenders and juicers to beach chairs. Great pool and easy beach access. Have a nice time.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We not only provide everything you need except bathing suit, but can also advise on planning your trip. We have been going to PR for over 25 years! Vacations are short so we want everyone to have a great experience.
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A Room with a View

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have stayed in the same building before but this apartment had so much more to offer, including beach chairs and even a beach bag. Gabriel was very responsive to all my emails. The pool is an added benefit and the beach is easily accessible. Would definitely recommend it.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback. We always say the only thing you need to bring is your bathing suit! Best location for either a beach vacation or to go out and explore the beautiful island. Not just a rental place! We are hands on to make sure everyone's vacation is a great experience.
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Excellent Homebase

  • 5 of 5

I travelled over Christmas with my two teens. Gabriel's condo was perfect for us! The view from the balcony is lovely! The condo was immaculate and the bed was comfy. It had everything we needed. Very nice to have beach chairs, bag and toys. The building is very secure with a doorman.

One of the best things is the location. We walked to dinner on three nights. We ubered in to San Jaun with ease, El Yunque was about 45 min drive. There is a daily car rental across the street. And of course, the 24 hour Walgreens across the street! No joke, it was very convenient - we got in around 10 pm, went to Walgreens, got milk, cereal and other necessities (rum).

It was great working with Gabriel. He was available by cell while we were in PR. I recommend staying at his condo!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time from your busy schedule to let other travelers know about our place. The location and quality of the building is the reason we bought! We provide everything except the bathing suit!! Since we use it 3-4 times a year it's NOT just a rental place. Call/email/text me for availability, and save the 9% VRBO/Home Away charges! Gabriel
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Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time staying at this condo complex. I frequent PR at least 3 to 4 times a year and this was a nice condo. Gabriel from beginning to end with the rental process was fast to respond to all correspondence. The unit was just like the website states nice and cleaned and well stocked. We rented a car and it was nice to be able to come back to a parking space, since parking is very difficult in Isla Verde. Me and my sister were there for R&R and try different restaurants and that is what we did.

Gracias Gabriel y Hasta Pronto

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marbella Del Caribe is one of the best condos in Isla Verde. Location, view, proximity to beach, restaurants, hotels, casinos and highway for sightseeing. Just bring your bathing suit! We provide everything else.
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Luis Munoz Marin Int'l
Nearest Barpub
On the strip
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
On the strip
Nearest Beach
Back of building
Car: not necessary

We are located 10 minutes from the airport ($14 cab ride) but no airplane noise. Visit the only rain forest in the US Federal Park system. Visit the underground caves at Camuy, a 1 hour car ride going north west of Isla Verde. See historic Old San Juan (a UNESCO Heritage site) with it's cobble stone streets, forts, museums, old churches, great restaurants (go to Barrachina where the Pina Colada was invented), see the port where the cruse ships arrive, and of course outlets for shopping (Coach, Tommy, Nautica,etc.).


Rates & Availability

Isla Verde Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring & Summer
Apr 9 2017 - Aug 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
High Season
Dec 10 2017 - Dec 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
Special Holiday
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
High Season II
Jan 3 2018 - Apr 7 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $80
Refundable damage deposit $300

PayPal (2 payments) please add 3% for USA or 5% for International payments. Make separate payment for deposit without the additional fee.
SEPTEMBER (after Labor Day) always available at $100.00 per night. Discount for stays longer than 1 week (not in winter)
Christmas, New Year, Thanksgiving, Labor Day, Presidents, Memorial Day, July4th weeks slightly higher contact owner for rates. All rates shown is for 2 people occupancy.
All rates subject to change. No FEES when booking directly with owner. Save 6% of total cost by calling Gabriel 718 541-3506.

Deposit of $300 hold the dates requested. Full payment due 75 days prior to occupancy.
All Rates subject to change.
By calling/email owner you will not have to pay the 6-9% fee VRBO charges guest if they book thru the site.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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