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Affordable luxury BEACHFRONT condo

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Family Room and Terrace (Sleeps 8)

Punta Bandera Condos: Two story beachfront condo steps away from a white sand beach with good snorkeling. First level: Master bedroom with queen size bed and private full bathroom; second bedroom with a single bunk over double bed with an additional single trundle; second full bathroom; living room with dinning table and modular sofa with balcony overlooking lush tropical forest; 42 TV, DVD, fully equipped kitchen (oven, range, fridge, freezer, microwave oven, blender, coffee maker, toaster-oven, pots, pans, etc.), with counter & stools; washer and dryer.

Second level: Family room with a Queen size futon with plush mattress, modular sofa, mini refrigerator & wet bar, a/c, 50 TV with blue ray with access to the terrace with a beautiful beach and El Yunque view.

Family room opens onto an ample and relaxed rooftop terrace, can be enjoyed during intense sunlight or even inclement weather due to its long retractable awnings. Cable, Wi-Fi, gas BBQ, outdoor dining table and sitting area are available in the open terrace to be enjoyed with the constant sea breeze and moonlight dinning. View of the beach and El Yunque on one end of the terrace, lush tropical forest from the other.

All areas are air conditioned. Condo is equipped with games, books, videos, igloo, beach toys.

Quiet private gated community.

El Yunque National Rainforest is 10 minutes away. Ferries to Culebra and Vieques islands in nearby Fajardo (20 mins). El Morro Fort and sightseeing in Old San Juan 45 minutes. With new toll road, the airport is only 30 minutes away.

Local activities include horseback riding, surfing, go carts, snorkeling, sailing, kayaking, hiking, boogie boarding, relaxing.

More Details

Owner
Enrique Velez
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Enrique Velez

I was the developer of Punta Bandera, this 36 unit Beach Condo property. Construction started in late 1999 and most of the condos were delivered (sold) by the end of 2001.

My family is from San Juan, PR but I was born in St. Louis, MO. Went to Washington University, in St. Louis (BA) and to The University of Texas, at Austin (MBA).

I am married and we have three kids (19, 17 & 15 yrs) and we leave in San Juan.

Enrique Velez purchased this condo in 2001

Why Enrique Velez chose Luquillo

It is one of only two properties in Luquillo with direct access to beach.

Punta Bandera has the "main entrance" and the "beach gate" with direct access to the beach. On all other properties you need to cross a street to get to the beach.

What makes this condo unique

Punta Bandera is located next to the world famous "Balneario de Luquillo", right in between this public beach, where water is very calm and Playa Azul where there are waves, etc. The beach at Punta Bandera is also very calm and is just steps away from the condo door... you will only have to decide to which beach you would like to walk, or simply, stay relax right at Punta Bandera beach.

The Condo decor is very tropical to complement the beach atmosphere.

From the roof terrace you can see El Yunque rainforest and the beach. From the main condo balcony you will enjoy a tropical forest view... all while enjoying the easterly constant ocean winds.

Amenities

Solimar Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • tub with shower in both bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , top bunk a twin, lower bunk a full, and twin trundle
    Family room on terrace - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen futon, a/c, 50' TV, cable, blue ray, wet bar, fridge
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Queen size futon, Sleep Sofa (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
If you have any special request please ask, we are flexible.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Affordable luxury BEACHFRONT condo
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews
4

Relaxing, calm, perfect location

  • 4 of 5

We just got back from our stay at this lovely condo. It was my husband, myself, and our 4 yr old son and there was plenty of space for us in the condo. it was very comfortable. My son loved the bunk beds and enjoyed going up and down the stairs and eating on the top deck outside. The location is perfect - you literally are steps away from the beach. There were not tons of people on the beach and there were no waves which was perfect for our little guy. If you want waves you just walk down the beach a little further and you will be at a different angle where there are plenty. You are within 5 minutes of Amigos grocery store and the Luguillo kiosks which were fun to try out.

The only slight suggestions were that the wash machine has some issues - made a loud noise and after trying the trick of pulling on the handle as suggested it still continued to make a noise. It stopped before the cycle was done so I had to mess with it a bit to get it to start again. The dry also stopped every time the dryer timer got to 40 minutes so i would have to move it back to 70 minutes to continue the drying - it then would stop again at 40 minutes. Also wished there were more beach toys for kids or even a few indoor toys but that would be an extra bonus. Overall great stay - very comfortable. Berto was very friendly and helpful and timely checking us in and out. The owner, Enrique, was extremely helpful and responsive to our questions prior to arrival. Would give this a 4.5 out of 5 stars.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Working Vacation

  • 4 of 5

Nice place, very private, and a very nice property manager. I enjoyed it and will most likely book here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A lovely place to be

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at 631 Punta Bandera. It is a well-appointed, comfortable condo just steps from a lovely, quiet beach. Luquillo is a beautiful beach and there were not many tourists when we were there in January 2017. We enjoyed the rooftop terrace with beautiful views of the ocean. The location was close to El Yunque Rainforest and not far from San Juan. We either went sight seeing during the day or just hung around the beach. Enrique, the owner, was very helpful with suggestions for activities in the area. He also quickly responded to small issues we had at the condo. It is a lovely, relaxing place.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cincinnati, OH
5

Great location and PERFECT for our family

  • 5 of 5

We rented this condo for 9 days - the kids (ages 9 + 11), my husband and me all enjoyed our stay. It had something for everyone. The kids had their own bed and bathroom. My husband got really sunburned the first day, but luckily the condo has wifi and cable tv so he enjoyed some great downtime despite needing to stay out of the sun for a few days. The washer and dryer were another great bonus - we were at the beach nearly every day and it was nice to wash suits and towels right away. My daughter and I red on the condos rooftop every night - a memory we will both cherish from the trip. The beach is literally steps from the door. As other reviewers mention, the location feels more secluded than other options in Loquillo - yet it is SO central. We went to Old San Juan, the rainforest, the caves, the lighthouse, a nature reserve in southern PR...most within less than 1 hour from this location.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Tim and LaNell

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for ten days and thoroughly enjoyed it. The agent, Alana, did a wonderful job of welcoming us and explaining the general area. The condo was tidy and had everything we needed. The complex, as a whole, is comprised of very friendly and welcoming people, and the beach is pristine. The property is a close drive for a day trip to Old San Juan, to the El Yunque Rainforest, and to the Fajardo ferry if you want to do an overnight to Vieques or Culebra. Many dining options within walking or short driving distance as well. This complex is tucked away at the end of a road, so it feels a bit more private.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charleston West Virgina
5

Luqillo Beachside

  • 5 of 5

Fine vacation stay that was as represented. The agent was at our service as we needed and did a great job of seeing to our pleasure and getting us familiar with the surroundings and attractions. She went far beyond what would be considered typical.

The condo was clean and was a perfect size for our family. The open terrace with gas grilll was an added plus. We had a great time and the agent and service were

a big part of that. We will call on them again when we visit the island!

HP and Crew

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
San Juan (SJU)
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Brass Cactus, The Flamboyan, The Kioskos
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Fajardo
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Rio Mar
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
PR3
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Brass Cactus, The Flamboyan, The Kioskos
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Outside the gate (direct beach access)
Car: recommended

This is a great location to make for your home base while exploring the eastern end of the island! El Yunque rain forest is just down the road and the beach at the complex is enjoyable for all ages. Old San Juan and Condado are just 35 minutes away.

Directions to Punta Bandera from San Juan's International Airport:

The access to Luquillo is very easy, you get off the airport right on to the Baldorioty de Castro Expressway (PR26), go EAST. Continue until PR 66, take PR 66 all the way to the end. Take PR 3 (at the end of PR 66 go right, this is it), continue going EAST until you get to Luquillo (aprox 8 miles). You will pass on the left hand side the following: Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa, The Kioskos, Balneario (Luquillos fomous public beach) and on the next traffic light, where you will have a Wendys on the right and a Subway on the left, you need to turn LEFT. Then another LEFT, continue until you pass el Flamboyan Bar (right hand side after Banco Popular and the entrance to Playa Azul Condominiums), then you can make a RIGHT turn on any of the next THREE STREETS, continue until the end where you will be turning LEFT at the beach boulevard. Keep going straight all the way to the END. Punta Bandera is the last Beach Condo on this road.

Please, let me know your travel arrangements so that I can coordinate with Berto (787-235-6648) who will be greeting you at Punta Bandera to do the check in, etc.

(Note: There is an additional $30.00 fee when checking in after 10 PM. This fee shall be paid directly to Berto).

Do not hesitate to contact (email or call) me if you have any questions. My cell number is 787-402-1741.

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Rates & Availability

Solimar Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$115
$740
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$115
$740
 
 
Fall
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$115
$740
 
 
Christmas
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
$189
$1,369
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$115
$740
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

Discount for multiple weeks and months...
Check IN is at: 3:00 PM Check OUT is at: 11:00 AM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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