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SUMMER / FALL DISCOUNT! Expansive Views, Cool Breezes, Local Flavor

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Adjacent to the Nature Reserve, on a hilltop in Barrio Monte Carmelo; sleeps up to 6 with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2 large wrap-around terraces with an outdoor dining area and built-in gas grill. Our beautiful, architecturally-designed home offers incredible views in all directions with breezes to match. Wake up in the glorious morning to unobstructed views of the Reserve and the island of Culebra, and even St. John and St. Croix on a clear day, or have a cocktail on the front balcony while you watch the lights of Vieques and main-island Puerto Rico twinkle in the distance. The countryside location is in the center of the island so you can be just about anywhere in 5-20 minutes — from the island's best beaches to restaurants and shopping. Our Viequense neighbors are friendly and respond in kind to a smile and a wave. Friendly dogs, wandering chickens and free-roaming horses are all a part of day-to-day life in Monte Carmelo, so if an insulated resort-like experience is what you're looking for, then our house is not for you. But if you are looking to experience real-life Vieques in the comfort of a safe and stylish house, then we have no doubt you will love it here. Free wifi and hard-wired computer access, washer & dryer. IN HIGH SEASON, if only the master bedroom is rented with the house, the per-night rate is $200. The nightly rate is $220 for the house with all 3 bedrooms. LOW SEASON IS DEEPLY DISCOUNTED. Note there is always only 1 party in the house at a time.


Owner
Jamie & Perri
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Jamie & Perri

We are Jamie and Perri and we live in Brooklyn, NY when we're not in Vieques. Jamie has a wine shop and Perri is a graphic designer. We love Vieques and we can tell you all of our favorite not-to-be-missed places so you can enjoy time there as much as we do!

Jamie & Perri purchased this house in 2006

Why Jamie & Perri chose Vieques Island

We love our mountain-top location with it's constant breezes and and unstoppable views of the Nature Reserve, the sea & distant islands, and Vieques itself. It's always comfortable, with no need for air conditioning, and when the mosquitoes are biting in town, the breezes keep them away on the hill. As a bonus, our house is located in the center of the island so it's equally convenient to get to just about anywhere you'll want to be.

What makes this house unique

• unobstructed views of the Nature Reserve, the sea & distant islands, Vieques and Puerto RIco

• constant breezes

• Completely renovated, unique architectural design inspired by Spanish-Colonial detailing, featuring a plethora of traditionally-made tile and woodwork.

• 2 large rear terraces, a front balcony, and a built-in outdoor gas grill

• located in the center of the island making all destinations within 10-20 minutes

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have been fortunate to have blogger extraordinaire, Cassie of Hisugarplum.com, and her lovely family as our guests twice this year. She took some fantastic photographs of the house that we would love to share with you. See Cassie's blog post about El Dormilon at:

http://hisugarplum.blogspot.com/2014/09/vieques-house-tour.html



TIP: When you land on the page scroll down real fast to the bottom of the post or it may freeze before all the images are loaded.
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Map

Car: necessary

Vieques is a small, unspoiled island 7 miles east and a world away from the main island of Puerto Rico. Our neighborhood, Barrio Monte Carmelo, is a rustic, local, hilltop community centrally located between the Island's best beaches and the towns of Esperanza and Isabel Segunda. In 10-20 minutes you'll be on the beach in the Nature Reserve or at one of the island's best restaurants. Our Viequense neighbors are friendly and respond in kind to a smile and a wave. Friendly pups, chickens and free-roaming horses are all a part of day-to-day life in Monte Carmelo, so if an insulated resort-like experience is what you're looking for, than our house is not for you. But if you are looking to experience real-life Vieques in the comfort of a safe and stylish house, than we have no doubt you will love it here. We especially love the house in the peaceful early-morning hours when the light is glorious and the birds are singing!

Amenities

Vieques House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master en suite bath - toilet , shower , Great view to the nature reserve from the shower!
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Shared bath with third bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds can be combined into 1 king bed
  • Master bedroom access to upper rear deck, with office/sitting area, and access to front balcony. If master bedroom only is rented, per-night rate reduced to $185 per night in high season.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews
5

Perfect, as always!

  • 5 of 5

Our third stay at the house, and we sure hope to come back. Our favorite destination in the Caribbean, no question. Perfect for a romantic getaway (done), for a trip with kids (done) and for a relaxing vacation with friends (done). Great hosts, no issues. We love D House

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Daniel! You guys are the best and are ALWAYS welcome. We will continue to to do the best we can to earn your stars! xo
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5

We've travel many places from US to Europe but this was absolutely one of the best !!

  • 5 of 5

After this trip I clearly know how my dream house looks like. This was it!! We loved every single square foot of this place.. spectacular view from both master bedroom and terrace, spacious rooms, incredible design of the whole house! We had everything we could dream of! We even found snorkeling equipment and many different things for swimming that made our stay only better and more enjoyable. And that grill.. I simply can't skip that part. We enjoyed that so much that we didn't want to go out for a dinner, all we did just bought fresh fish from the port and grilled it at home with sweet potato from local food track. This house has absolutely everything for unforgettable and enjoyable stay. Now, we dream to come back ! Because is was amazing!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aw, Angelika, You are kind and sweet. We are so happy that you had such a nice time at the house. We'll be looking forward to your next visit!
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5

Magnificent!

  • 5 of 5

This house is absolutely gorgeous and the interior design is impeccable. A real gem! Thanks to Perri for a beautiful experience. We'll be in touch in the near future!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Looking forward to it, Brent. I'm so glad you had a nice birthday! Thanks so much for your kind words.
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Washington DC
5

Beautiful and relaxing house

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a relaxing vacation in Vieques where we had stayed at Casa El Dormilon. The house is well situated on top of a hill which provides a beautiful view of the lush greenery of the island as well as the sea in the distance. It has a large terrace, a BBQ grill, outdoor seating. The interior is beautifully done with mosaic tiles and loads of character. The owners have done a wonderful job of creating a chic but comfortable vacation home. The kitchen is well equipped with fridge, stove, microwave, plates, utensils, etc. There are beach chairs and umbrella and sand toys which was great to have. And finally, the house is incredibly secure- the doors have multiple locks and the windows can shut down, making the house literally impossible to get into.

We have already recommended this house to our friends and would come back again! Hopefully soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Elham, for your very generous review! We do hope you'll come back and we'll do all that we can to insure that you and your family have a wonderful time!
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Santa Cruz, CA
5

Gorgeous and perfect

  • 5 of 5

The house had everything we needed. And, it was so beautiful it was a little shocking. I walked around saying, "oh my god" for a long while.

The house is up on a hill with amazing views.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beatific views, Carribean crosswinds and relaxation

  • 5 of 5

This home is well thought out and clearly a lot of love and attention has gone into this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

If only 1 of the 3 bedrooms is used in high season, the per-night rate for the house is reduced to $185 from $200.
Payment in full plus a $200 refundable Damage Prevention Deposit is required to secure your reservation. Full refunds are issued if cancelation is made 1 month prior to you arrival date. Partial refunds are issued if cancelation is made 2 weeks prior to your arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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