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Dorado, Puerto Rico, Oceanfront, Vacation Rentals

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

We have two rentals in our home on the ocean. The main floor unit has two bedrooms, full kitchen, one bath, living room, and deck. It can sleep five; two in each of the queen-size beds and one in the twin-size rollaway. sleeps 5 for $100 a night.

The unit upstairs has one bedroom, living room, full kitchen, one-and-one-half baths, two balconies, and a roof-top terrace. This unit can sleep five; two in the queen-size bed in the bedroom, two in the full-size rollaway, and one in the twin rollaway. sleeps 5 for $100 a night.

each unit is about 1200 square feet with a private entrance and use of a shared washer and dryer and front porch area. for both units that will sleep 10, cost

is $200 a night-

Our home is not in a resort but in a safe local neighborhood with long-term professional neighbors. We have finished building new steps

down to the beach plus have added a cement bar bq- We are on a 70-foot by 90-foot lot that is fenced. ....there is a surfer beach a block away plus many, many

other beaches in the area. Hey guys-we are a beach house--not the

Ritz-Please do not expect perfection-We just had a problem with some guests who shopped around for the cheapest vacation home for what we offer in puerto rico-then they got upset that there was a power outage & sometimes low water pressure-sometimes you may not have hot water if there is no sun (solar)- -you might see a bug-you might see some dirt-this is the caribbean-things like this happens-go & pay the price at a hotel if you can't handle an occasional problem-in other words, if you are fussy, you will not like us-we are clean but not spotless-the ocean breeze brings in a lot of dirt-being on the ocean rusts & deteriorates things very quickly-when there is a big storm, water will come in some windows & a couple of vents (can't be helped-happens to most oceanfront homes) but staying on the ocean is awesome-the sound of the waves lull you to sleep-we were planning on moving to this paradise of puerto rico-there has been some construction started but has been stopped (permit problem)-we just want people to have the proper expectation of our home-

we have a no smoking policy for the comfort of our future guests-

Our home is a ten-minute drive to world-class golf, beautiful hotels, and very central to the island's many tourist attractions-

We have a 5 night minimum-we feel

that we are the best value on the island for what we offer-the $100

price is per unit & not for the entire home-if you need to sleep

10, the rate is $200 a night for the whole house-

regarding the zika situation...we were at our home for 6 weeks this winter

2017--we did not see a bug--there is strong tradewinds being blown in when you are right on the ocean--it keeps the flying bugs away nicely--I

would only be concerned if you were going into a heavy wooded area & if you could be pregnant--

also there was a mention of our bar bq--we have one but the winds are so

strong it is impossible to light a fire--just so you know......

****also there is no booking fee for you with our home******

our beach area is constantly changing--there are a lot

of rocks to cross before you get to the sand--I posted

a current photo--lots of beaches all around for you &

your family to enjoy....

we have an on-site manager Jessica, who lives in our

basement apartment with her husband....

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Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2017

About diana

we live in michigan & now retired -someday it would be

wonderful to live in puerto rico-we really love it & the people-we spend our time

with our grandchildren & our dog & cat-we are very easy to reach so feel free

to contact us with any questions you may have about our property-

diana purchased this house in 2002

Why diana chose Dorado

my first husband al & I had been going to dorado puerto rico for about 25 years for vacations-dorado was always our

best city to stay at as it's so close to san juan without all of the congestion-we always rented

a condo or apartment for a month-a friend told us about this home for sale on the ocean & we just

fell in love with it-we had no idea about turning it into a vacation rental but we had to pay the

bills-we could not believe how it is an 12 month destination & so many people want to go to the

area-we get 3 to 5 inquiries a day-of course we have it priced very fairly & that helps-we don't

want it just sitting there vacant--there is no booking fee to book our home--

What makes this house unique

we really love our home & we are sure you will also-we also want you to have a realistic expectation of our home-it is far from perfect-when we are there we are constantly working on it-we are not for everyone.....

the salt water tears a home apart-the big storms will bring water in the windows & some vents (I heard it happens to most of the homes on the ocean)-our manager is

diligently working to keep the home nice-it will not be spotless (hotel clean)-that's impossible

on the ocean-if you are fussy, please go to a hotel or somewhere more expensive-you will love

being right on the ocean-nothing like it-our neighborhood is really special we feel-there are

roosters a block away-there are horses walking around-there is an iguana in our yard sometimes-

Guestbook comments from the owner

The beach house was lovely cant ask for more for the family.Location and neighborhood very nice and friendly they had some kind of festival during our stay in Dorado area.people were offering food and beverages it was awesome.Bars,restaurants dorado beach and town center 2-3 blocks.
Aug 2017
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Higuillar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (1) all of our bedrooms have queen size beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Phone for incoming & local calls, TV's in 2 bedroooms, cable TV, Blender, coffee pot, hair dryer, Stove, Fans, Beach towels--, we now offer free high speed internet for your laptop in each unit with wireless-we, have tried to make our home comfortable for your stay--there is no booking fee to stay at our home--


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Dorado, Puerto Rico, Oceanfront, Vacation Rentals
average rating of 4.6829267 based on 294 reviews

Beyond the Beach

  • 5 of 5

Dorado is a wonderful fishing town were the people are very friendly. Old San Juan is a cultural experience.

Our rental comes with a beautiful view of the Atlantic Ocean. It has a full kitchen with all the cookware and

dinnerware, washer and dryer, TV in the living room and bedrooms. Better then home. Love,Puerto Rico.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here at the Dorado Beach House in March 2017. The owner Diana and the manager Jessica were amazing to work with and very helpful with any questions. I will definitely stay at this same location next time I go. The town of Dorato is such a nice town too and away from the bigger cities like San Juan. The house is not new and has some wear and tear but it is clean and is so much better than staying in a hotel. For the value it was even cheaper than a hotel when we went. I liked that it had parking with a locked gate you park my rental car and also that it had an alarm system on the house. I never felt unsafe and that I needed it but it's always good to have the security. This was my first time renting a house instead of staying in a hotel and now this is what I plan to do everything I travel. If your into all the high end nice 5 star hotels then you probably won't like staying here but if you just want a nice place to stay that is clean and quiet I highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks so much for the good review--love having guests like you--diana
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I couldn't be more happy we picked this house. It is spacious, and the ocean view is remarkable.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you so much--it was a pleasure having you stay with us--diana
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Amazing property!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and a couple of friends stayed here for 10 days in August and we could not have been more satisfied! From the day we arrived we were amazed by the view of the ocean from the back and the access to the beach made it even better. The house was everything we could have asked for and more, just as it was described! And Jessica was very pleasant and very helpful. Dorado is such a great town to stay in. All the local restaurants and bar were a lot of fun to go to (I recommend Katrina's). Also, it is very easy to access the rest of the island from Dorado. We were so sad to leave but for our next visit to Puerto Rico, we will definitely be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: reviews like this makes it all worthwhile--loved having you guys--diana
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Great vacation , house was beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Best vacation ever, property was beautiful, jessica was very friendly and helpful . we loved our stay, the house was everything described and more..cant wait to come back. Beach at your feet ocean view every morning couldnt ask for more .

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: so happy that you were happy--diana
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Great Spot

  • 5 of 5

As a first time visitor, I'm happy I chose this place to stay. Derado is very nice and where the house is located is perfect.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you--we love it when our guests are happy..diana
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
13 Miles
catano to old san juan
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
ritz carlton
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Car: necessary

we are very Centrally Located on the island, close

to many of the great tourist destinations--the

airport is only 20 miles away, all highway--there

are beaches all around, all with their own

personality--we have a bar & grill only 2 blocks

away--world class golfing--2 beautiful hotels--

-fancy resorts--surfing only 2 blocks

away--fine dining restaurants--walgreens--CVS--

plaza las americas with 300 stores only a 15

minute drive away--catana ferry 13 miles away

to take you to old san juan--we love this place!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Damage Deposit $250

any questions feel free to contact me by phone or e-mail-
I am very easy to reach-
as of april 3rd 2015, I have adjusted the security deposit required--it is now only $250 per unit--$500 for both of the units--I have never had a problem with our guests & I feel comfortable doing this.....

please review our FAQ & rental agreement on our site-