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Beach apartment with great amenities!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

Located in Loiza. Just 35 minutes from the SJU airport!

This second floor, corner beach apartment is just 10 minutes from El Yunque Rain Forest, 25 minutes from the Fajardo Dos Cabezas Reserve, and the ferries to Vieques and Culebra islands. It is part of a gated community which has direct access to a secluded beach, has two pool areas, community center, gym with his and her sauna, tennis court, basketball half court, and playground areas. It is also near great local food kiosk in Luquillo and Piñones as well as to top chef restaurants located at St. Regis Resort, Condado, Isla Verde and Old San Juan. The Saint Regis Five Star Hotel and Bahia Beach Golf Club is 2 minutes away, as well as many other great golf courses. Snorkeling, catamaran tours and night kayaking tours to the bioluminescent bay are not far away at Fajardo. This tranquil condominium will make you fall in love with Puerto Rico.

The Villas del Mar Beach Resort has small grocery stores closeby and about a 10 min drive from The Outlet Mall, to Walmart Super Center, Ralphs Food Warehouse, Marshals and much more...For the golfer, there are several championship courses nearby 2 to 10 minutes away from the worlds Top ten golf courses such as St. Regis Resort Starwood, Wyndham Resort, Grand Melia Resort and Berwind Country Club.

Loiza is famous for his St. Jaime's Carnival, 'vejigante' colorful masks and costumes, traditional to this town. Loiza also has the Iglesia San Patricio which dates to 1670.

More Details

Owner
Madelin Colon
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 30, 2017

About Madelin Colon

I was born, raised and, currently live in San Juan. Although I have been around the globe, there is no place to me like this little piece of land in the middle of the Caribbean.

Madelin Colon purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Madelin Colon chose Loíza

This complex was one of the last beach front apartments built in Puerto Rico. It is perfectly maintained and we take pride in it and we want our guests to feel at home, relaxed and happy.

What makes this apartment unique

Loiza is away from the hustle and bustle of the city but is close enough to drive to town if you want to enjoy the night life of Condado and Old San Juan.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Buenas Tardes! We had an amazing time at your place. Both you and your husband Kevin are Amazing hosts. Please thank him for us, he has some great suggestions for both activities and places to eat. He did not disappoint! We loved that the neighborhood was quite, neighbors were friendly. We had an Amazing time in Puerto Rico, thank you for sharing your little piece of paradise with us!!!!
Nov 2016
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Amenities

Loíza Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Mountain View
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Secure Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • One en suite and one guest bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , The futon tucks under the bunkbed.
  • Corner Master bedroom with on suite bathroom. Queen size bed with ample closet space and air conditioning. Corner guest room with full / twin bunk bed and a futon that tucks under the bunkbed. The bunkbed has a removable stair for child safety. Ample closet and air conditioning with a TV and DVD player. The apartment also has a pack n play style crib at you disposition.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The apartment is fully air conditioned and with WIFI. Also it has two balconies on either side of the apartment which provide a great cross ventilation. For your comfort, both bedrooms have air conditioners. It has a laundry room and a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Two parking spaces available and ample guest parking. For your convenience the apartment is located at the center of the apartment complex, next to the main pools and one of the three play yard areas. A short walk to the gym, sauna, tennis and basketball facilities; a shorter walk to the beach and beach side pool area.

Reviews

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Beach apartment with great amenities!
average rating of 4.5416665 based on 39 reviews
5

Excellent place to stay, the owners are very helpful and make you feel at home.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is in a very safe place and close to the main tourist areas in Puerto Rico. The vicinity gives you the opportunity to experience the culture and soul of the island. The apartment is very comfortable and has everything you need to have a pleasant stay. We definitely recommend it, we wish to go back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking this extra time to review our place and for sharing your experience. You are more than welcome to come again.
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Nightmare stay - 0 stars

  • 1 of 5

I went on vacation with my family and once we were 5 minutes away from the apartment I knew I had made a big mistake. The location is in a shady neighborhood. One guard even warned us not to leave the premises after dark. After we arrived we went to the beach. The beach was disgusting. It was brown dirty water with rotten coconuts floating in the water. We tried using the so called pools & one was closed & the other one that was a size of a bathtub was filthy. Since we couldn't use any of the facilities we went to the apartment. There the screen doors we're off track & the bugs would enter the apartment. The apartment has no shades so you have no privacy & can't even sleep in the living room. The TV in the kids room didn't work. The AC in the master bedroom made noise. Once I told the owner she told me she wasn't responsible for the beach being dirty & she wasn't responsible for the pool being closed. We spent the night & went to another beach since we couldn't use the one by the apartment. After I came back at night the guard would not open the gate for half an hour even though she was there. She claimed that she was dealing with a water Issue. Once we got to the apartment there was no water. After all this I called the owner & told her I was not going to stay the remaning 3 days & to refund my money. At first she refused but then she agreed. Before we left we cleaned the whole apartment & left it spotless. We left in the middle of the night because my wife & kids didn't want to stay another night. After we left it took the owner 2 weeks to return my deposit & charged me the whole cleaning fee of 4 days even though I only stood one night. She claimed it was nonrefundable which it's not. If you are planning to stay in Puerto Rico please stay away from this place especially if you are traveling with children!!! It's a nightmare!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have owned this unit for 13 years and have been renting it for over 8 years. We have had many good and excellent reviews and comments. This is the first time we have received a bad review and we are in total awe. We are professionals and take great care of our renters and of our apartment. We have two children and they love it there, as hundreds of renters have and will. We are proud of our place and invite you to read ALL REVIEWS. Contact us for any question. We are here to help. Regarding the specific points of the review: The family arrived the Sunday of the 4th of July weekend. There had been torrential storms during the prior 2 weeks. The beach was as it is after heavy rains. It takes a few days to get back to its pristine condition. The main pool was closed on Monday for maintenance after a weekend of parties. There are two pool areas, and one was always opened during their stay. They had at their disposition and used, the boogie board and the beach chairs. We encourage guests to explore and visit different areas of the island. The renter informed on Sunday night that one screen door was off track and that there was a stuck DVD on the kids room TV . Next day we were there to reset the screen door. The living room TV, which has Cable, had a DVD player working properly. The bedroom TV now has a new DVD player that also receives Wifi. The apartment has window shades on both bedrooms for a comfortable night sleep. The living room area has no curtains on the balcony doors for light and air to flow. This area is not for sleeping. The apartment is just as the pictures show. The AC units cool perfectly and are Inverter Wallpacks that are energy efficient. The area has 24 hour security and the guards are helpful. Loiza is a quiet residential beach neighborhood that is secure during the day and night and safer than San Juan. The security deposit was returned automatically by the Homeaway system when no issues were reported. The renters informed us that they would leave by morning of the 3rd day and we asked to be either called or texted when they exited the apartment. They did not do so. They were reimbursed the same day they left for the 2 nights they did not use. The cleaning fee is a non-reimbursable fee. We have a professional cleaning every time a renter leaves and change sheets and towels, etc. These renters left garbage hidden in a cupboard and sand all over the unit. Our cleaning standards are much higher.
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Dunellen
5

Great place to stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

My stay at this place was great. Mr. & Mrs. Colon were great host. It started with great communication before my arrival to Puert Rico, then as i arrived, Mr. Colon greeted me and welcomed me to his beautiful villa in Loiza Puerto Rico. The villa was very nice, modern, and very clean. (I'm looking forward to going back in about a year if it's available.) Mr. Colon had a portfolio ready that had brochures, restaurants, and places to sightsee in Puerto Rico. This villa is also in a very safe location and is in a gated community. The people all around the were very pleasant, the pool and private beach are both very nice and clean. This is a very nice place to spend a good vacation.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely loved it there. Everyone was so nice

  • 5 of 5

Simply a home away from home. Everyone was so kind and the property was beautiful, safe and very relaxing. I will definitely be re-visiting!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

awesome experience!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay and the onwers were really friendly and generous. I had my 8month old daughter and they arranged a crib for her and kept some toys too. Over all the apartment was clean and the community was having a private beach were we had spent some good time. I would recommend people to stay at this apartment.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Montreal/Quebec/Canada
5

EXCELLENT CHOICE

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent the whole week of Jan 12th at the apartment. Simply excellet.....

I´ll start the review by saying that this was our first visit to Puerto Rico.

At our arrival at the airport, Madelin and Kevin where waiting for us at the car rental counter (sorry for the delay of the flight....).

We followed them to the apartment taking RT 187 by the sea, a 30 minute drive.

The Villa is a little hidden from the main road, we took a pharmacy at a reference point to know at what street we had to turn to the complex (don´t expect to find the names of the streets), then it was very easy to find the way.

It is a very nice, closed community, quiet, safe, even the guards were nice. The surrounding neighborhood looks a bit unsafe, specially at night, but I cannot say that we saw or experienced dangerous situations. Maybe it only looks that way, just be careful....

The beach was not the strongest point of the complex, at least at that time of the year, but since we had already planned to know as much as possible of the island, this was not a problem either. Anyway, we could take nice morning walks by the sea at that beach. I cannot talk about the pool: who could think about a pool with that fantastic sea?.

Another point: a car is a must.

And now we get to the apartment. It is exactly what pictures show: spacious, clean, comfortable, everything was working (yes, the dryer was a little noisy, but this was not a problem for us)

Internet and TV services were available most of the time (we experienced a couple of interruptions). Comfortable beds, clean linens and towels, air conditioning, hot water (not really necessary....). We could do all the laundry we needed. The kitchen has everything you need to prepare meals and set a nice table. Beach chairs and towels come with the apartment.

Madelin and Kevin left us the fridge with plenty of things to start our first day, then we took the car and went to the closests Walmart and Sam´s, about 15 minutes drive from the apartment.

To finish: Thank you Madelin and Kevin, we spent one of our most beautiful vacacional experiences, and renting your apartment was part of that experience, we made the right choice.

To those planning to spent some days on the island: consider this property, you will be hardly dissapointed.

We plan to return to Puerto Rico for a longer stay, if it is available we would like to be there again

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15.4 Miles
Luis Muñoz Marin International Aiport
Nearest Ferry
15.4 Miles
Ferries to and from Vieques and Culebra
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
St. Regis Bahia Beach / Berwind Country Club
Nearest Motorway
6.5 Miles
Route 66
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Fern / Molasses / Seagrapes / Cocotero
Car: necessary

Loiza is located on the northeast part of the main island, adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean. It is located about 25 minutes from the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport, about 35 minutes from Old San Juan and 20 minutes from the El Yunque Tropical Forest. It is blessed with warm tropical waters, copious wild life and great golf resorts nearby. It is great for the avid explorer as well as for the traveler in need of a restful vacation.

Other Activities: While you are staying in Puerto Rico, you should not miss El Yunque Rain Forest, night kayaking at the bioluminescent bay and snorkeling on nearby cays.

Golf: For the golfer, there are several championship courses nearby, just 2 to 10 minutes away from some of the World´s top golf courses. St Regis Resort and Bahia Beach Golf Course, and Berwind Country Club are just a 2 minutes drive away. The Trump Gulf Club (Puerto Rico Open), the Río Mar Beach Wyndham Resort and the Gran Meliá Resort are just 10 minutes away.

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60
Damage Deposit $50

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.

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