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Casa Sumarco: Sweet 2 BR House with Fantastic View, Cool Breeze

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Last updated: 08/07/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Enjoy wide-open water views and sip a cool drink on Casa SuMarco's huge wrap-around deck overlooking one of the most beautiful bays in the entire Caribbean. Only a few hundred feet from the water's edge and cooled by tropical breezes, this comfortable 2-bedroom house sleeps up to 4 people, perfect for a family or couples. The second bedroom has a hideaway bed that pops up into 2 twins. Enjoy the privacy of having your own house and landscaped grounds in a small, safe and friendly neighborhood on the bay.

Both bedrooms are air-conditioned, all other rooms have ceiling fans. Prepare your own meals in the fully-equipped kitchen or sample island cooking at Culebra's unique variety of restaurants. Casa SuMarco has a washing machine, dvd/flat screen tv with a large and varied movie library (no cable or tv reception-- only dvd's), stereo, outdoor table-top gas grill, wifi, indoor & outdoor showers. Your private parking area is right at the front gate in our own outdoor car-port. The spacious grounds have flowering shrubs and palm trees. It's the perfect island getaway.

Culebra is among the 'Best Secret Islands on Earth' (Travel & Leisure), has one of the '6 Caribbean Beaches to See Before You Die' (New York Times), and nearby Flamenco Beach is 'One of the Top 10 in the World' (Travel Channel). Flamenco Beach is just 6 minutes from Casa SuMarco by jeep. Its central location on the island is convenient to all restaurants, shops, town, ferry and airport. A few friendly watering holes in town have live music or karaoke on some nights. Restaurants range from simple island cooking to elegant gourmet dining. Small local markets and unique island gift shops provide for all your needs. A weekly open-air produce market offers a cornucopian array of fresh fruit & vegetables.

Nature is the local attraction on Culebra. Endless white sandy beaches dot the island. Many are within a few minutes' ride from the house. Deserted beaches, beautiful reefs, fabulous snorkeling and diving. No malls, resorts or golf courses. No passport or fancy clothes required. English is spoken everywhere. To get the most from your visit, renting a car will give you the best mobility and opportunity to explore and experience all aspects of the island.

Come for the simplicity and beauty. Enjoy snorkeling the colorful reefs, scuba diving, nature walks, photography, fishing, biking, kayaking, fishing and boating. Hiking, observing hawksbill or leatherback turtles nesting and hatching in spring and birdwatching in the extensive Culebra Wildlife Refuge are favorite activities for nature lovers.

Bring your sunblock, camera, a good book . . . and relax.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 550 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Hide-away twin beds: one rolls under the other for daytime...moreless

  • The second bedroom has 2 twin hide-away beds that can be separate or pushed together...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Additional outdoor (cool water) shower...moreless

  • The additional outdoor shower is great for a refreshing after-beach rinse....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    board games, puzzles, playing cards, boogie boards for the beach...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo:

    ipod/iphone dock...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys:

    board games, puzzles, playing cards, boogie boards for the beach...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village:

    The tiny village of Dewey has just enough markets, restaurants, shops to get what you need with all the local color and personality of this gem of an island. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Postcard-perfect, vast panoramic sunrise-to-sunset views overlooking the main harbor of Culebra, seen from our wrap-around decks and all rooms in the house. Just look at the pictures from our deck!!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    both bedrooms have a/c. ceiling fans in all other rooms...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    private carport for one car...moreless

  • Telephone:

    free local calls. no long-distance service from the land line but accepts incoming calls from anywhere...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet:

    full wifi throughout house and decks...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    full fridge, gas stove/oven, microwave, toaster oven, blender, coffee maker, coffee bean grinder, large variety of pots/pans/utensils...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    full fridge has top freezer ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    wrap-around wooden deck and tiled front porch...moreless

  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    small gas grill on front porch...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SummerSpecial
Jul 8 - Sep 5, 2016
2 night min stay
$180
$1,260

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Off-peak, 1-2 pers
Sep 6 - Nov 12, 2016
3 night min stay
$170

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Peak 1-2 pers
Dec 21 - Sep 4, 2017
5 night min stay
$209
$1,463

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$200

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $85 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

Maximum number of guests is 4. Strictly enforced!

Minimum one-week stay during holiday periods may apply.

25% deposit on booking, balance due 30 days prior to arrival.

No fee for payment by check or PayPal. For credit card payment on HomeAway add 3% booking fee (5% on non-US credit cards).

Deposits are refundable only if booked period is re-rented (a $25 cancellation fee will be deducted).

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Last updated: 08/07/2016
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Location

1 Miles
Nearest Airport
Culebra Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Culebra to Fajardo
0.75 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Susie's
3.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Flamenco Beach

Car: Recommended

Casa SuMarco is in a small, friendly and safe neighborhood overlooking Culebra's main bay, Ensenada Honda, considered by many to be the most beautiful bay in the Caribbean. The sunrise-to-sunset panoramic view is breathtaking. We're convenient to all the great beaches, to town, restaurants and shops, markets, the airport and ferry. By jeep it's about 6 minutes to Flamenco Beach, 12 minutes to Zoni Beach, 7 minutes to the center of town and the ferry dock. Golf cart rentals are very popular because they're fun & inexpensive, but a little slower and no air conditioning :)

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2004

About: My husband and I retired from book publishing in New York, where we still live most of the year. We love the slower pace, simplicity, and natural beauty of Culebra — it's the perfect antidote to city life.

Why Culebra Pueblo, Culebra, Puerto Rico:
We visited a few different islands in the Caribbean and whenever we asked about Culebra, we got the same answer: 'Oh no, you don't want to go to Culebra — there's nothing there.' That was exactly what we were looking for and it was perfect! Sixteen years later, it still is.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Simplicity of lifestyle, genuinely nice people, beautiful surroundings, safe island, delicious tropical weather.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • View of the bay and ocean from the deck

    View of the bay and ocean from the deck

  • A flowery entrance with bougainvillea and palm

    A flowery entrance with bougainvillea and palm

  • Private carport at our entrance gate

    Private carport at our entrance gate

  • Lounge area, looking west towards town and the harbor

    Lounge area, looking west towards town and the harbor

  • Side deck at daybreak, often this dramatic

    Side deck at daybreak, often this dramatic

  • Living room, looking towards the 2 bedrooms

    Living room, looking towards the 2 bedrooms

  • Well-equipped kitchen, full fridge/top freezer, stove/oven, dining area seats 4

    Well-equipped kitchen, full fridge/top freezer, stove/oven, dining area seats 4

  • Master bedroom's wide-open views of the bay

    Master bedroom's wide-open views of the bay

  • Bedroom #2 has a/c, desk area, closet

    Bedroom #2 has a/c, desk area, closet

  • A curious visitor

    A curious visitor

  • Sunrise on the bay below Casa SuMarco (dock is not ours)

    Sunrise on the bay below Casa SuMarco (dock is not ours)

  • Aerial view of Flamenco Beach from airplane approach

    Aerial view of Flamenco Beach from airplane approach

  • Dawn from the deck

    Dawn from the deck

  • Front walk with bay in the background, viewed from carport area

    Front walk with bay in the background, viewed from carport area

  • Breakfast on the deck

    Breakfast on the deck

  • Spend a lazy afternoon in the hammock

    Spend a lazy afternoon in the hammock

  • Living room in afternoon light

    Living room in afternoon light

  • View from living room into kitchen/dining area and side door to garden

    View from living room into kitchen/dining area and side door to garden

  • Master bedroom w queen bed, a/c, has slider doors to back deck.

    Master bedroom w queen bed, a/c, has slider doors to back deck.

  • Bedroom #2 with twin hi-riser beds (other twin tucks under for daytime use)

    Bedroom #2 with twin hi-riser beds (other twin tucks under for daytime use)

  • A happy entry from our GuestBook (one of many :)

    A happy entry from our GuestBook (one of many :)

  • Rainbow over the distant hills seen from back deck

    Rainbow over the distant hills seen from back deck

  • Kayaking on the bay at sunset

    Kayaking on the bay at sunset

  • Red X marks the location of Casa SuMarco

    Red X marks the location of Casa SuMarco

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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