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This beach front Villa is located in the exclusive Beach Village Recinto V , next to the Wyndham Hotel and Gardens. It offers private and secure access, private pool and a private parking space. This UNIT is our family personal vacation destination, it is Elegant, Comfortable and 100% remodeled in 2013. This beach front villa is located in the tropical paradise of Palmas del Mar Resort.( Only steps away from the beach). With its' breathtaking views to the Caribbean sea from the living area, Master Bedroom / balcony and second floor balcony , this is a place to call home or home away from home; all of which invites to enjoy life. Beach Village #245 just a minute away from the Wyndham Garden Hotel and Casino , 2 minute walk from the sandy beach ( one ideal for surfing and 'La Punta' ideal for swimming and little ones), restaurants (more than 15 on the resort), one private parking, gated access, Condo pool free of charge (access provided with a key bracelet in the Villa), 2 amazing Golf courses, 20 tennis courts, a marina, spa services, shopping and more. Our Villa has been completely remodeled and fully equipped with the finest amenities. With 3 spacious bedrooms and 2 full bath, it can accommodate 8 adults comfortably. The villa is decorated with the highest standards to cater to VIP guest. Manager on site. The details as you walk into this vacation home make a statement. Cooking is a delight in the beautiful brand new kitchen, with everything needed to entertain your friends and family, equipped to the last detail. This beach front villa located in the tropical paradise of Palmas del Mar Resort has a breathtaking views from the living area which invites to enjoy life your family, friends and/or a a romantic getaway, Beach Village 245 @ Palmas del Mar, Puerto Rico, is your Home away from Home destination.
We are Maria and John Burn... an interior designer/architect married to an international marketing globetrotter. Maria is from Venezuela and I am a Puerto Rican native. We found our perfect escape hideaway, this is our personal vacation unit and want to share the joy with select group of friends and guests. We have four girls that are our pride and joy. All of us love the beach and could not be more blessed to have this place.
John Burn/ Maria Burn purchased this apartment in 2013
From the moment you pass the security gates of this protected 2,750 acres of beautiful paradise something magical happens...you forget stress, work, cold weather, airports and enter nirvana. Our family found this hideout nearly 10 years ago and finally we made it part of annual migratory ritual.
Ocean views from all three bedrooms and living room. Balconies in all bedrooms. Steps away from the beach. Close enough to San Juan, The Junque ( rain forest) Gilligans Island, Camuy river and caves, the flourescent bays, Monkey Island all available to you and only a phone call away.
We enjoyed a wonderful week at John and Maria's condo in Palmas Del Mar. Having explored the entire community, I can honestly say that theirs is the perfect location with such easy access to the beach, pool and Beach Bohio! I would not want to stay anywhere else. John and Maria were very responsive to questions before our trip. Check-in and check-out with their agent was seamless. The unit itself is clean and well equipped with everything we needed for our family, including beach chairs, towels and kitchen supplies. Everything is totally as pictured, beautiful and comfortable! Having adult children, we enjoyed the extra space of a condo, especially morning coffee on the balcony with a great view of the ocean. Palmas is a lovely community, and we really appreciated all of the restaurant recommendations; there are plenty of great places to eat! La Pescaderia was a favorite; we also enjoyed Pura Vida and the Tapas Bar. Palmas is also conveniently located for exploring other areas of Puerto Rico, like El Yunque and Vieques. We could not have asked for a better vacation and highly recommend staying here.
We enjoyed our stay in Palmas del Mar. The condo overlooks the putting green and there is a view of the ocean from the master bedroom and the family room. There is a balcony off of the master bedroom and family with a small table and two chairs for people to sit outside and enjoy the view. The kitchen is fully stocked with cooking equipment. There is a full size washer and dryer.
The only downfall of the trip was the noise from the neighbors and the other visiting guests, especially some dogs directly below us. We arrived on a Thursday for a seven day stay. The first night was somewhat noisy. By Friday and Saturday night, it was very loud outside of our condo. Saturday night in particular had its challenges. There is a golf cart/walking track that swings around the lower portion of the building, and it is next to the putting green and the entrance to the beach. There were at least 10 golf carts parked along this path with 2-4 occupants per golf cart with loud music playing from each golf cart, and they were all congregated below our bedroom (the master bedroom) having a party. The curview in the complex is 2 a.m. so we moved to one of the upper bedrooms and transplanted one of our children to the other bedroom, which has twin beds. We were able to get some sleep after moving bedrooms.
Overall, we enjoyed the condo. The pictures are accurate. The owners are very pleasant to deal with and always responded to our emails on a timely basis. The only drawback was the noise the first three nights. Easter Sunday until the following Thursday were much quieter. So, I am not sure if the noise is a weekend occurrence or if we just happened to be there at an extremely busy time.
I travelled to Palmas del Mar with my husband, two sons (ages 3&1), and in laws. The condo was just the right size for us all as we spent most of our day outside enjoying the beach, pools, turtle pond, playground, and ptercarpus forest. We couldn't have been in a better location- the beach just steps away with a lively beach/snack bar, the Wyndham pool, as well as the community pool. The condo was well appointed with everything you'd need to cook all meals, but we also took advantage of the number of yummy restaurants in the area. Having two toddlers, we loved that the condo was even stocked with plenty of beach toys, floats, towels, and bug spray. We didn't take advantage of the golf or tennis - but it looked amazing. I will say that the beach waves were a bit too rough for the kids to swim in, but they were happy jumping in the waves with the adults and preferred the pool for swimming anyway. John and Maria were always super responsive to any questions I had, and the onsite contact was great as well.
My family and I stayed at Maria's condo in February 2016 and found the condo to be well appointed, comfortable and perfect for our family of five's needs. The views are excellent, the furnishings are lovely and new and the condo was kitted out with everything we could need for our five day stay. If we return to Palmas, we would not stay anywhere else.
The property is just as lovely as the description. We were a family of six, including a toddler and had plenty of space and privacy. The bedrooms were clean and comfortable. The master bedroom had a great view of the ocean, as did the living room. The living room and dining area were spacious and well-decorated.
The apartment on the second floor is quiet and a one minute walk from the beach and the beach restaurant. The swimming pool for the complex is a three minute walk. Tennis courts and a children's playground are five minutes away by foot. The golf course is less than 2 miles away and was uncrowded on weekdays. Twilight hours which are discounted begin at 1 pm.
There are numerous restaurants in the area which were pretty good. I'd recommend a 15 minute drive into town for food supplies. The local grocery store in the Plaza didn't have much in terms of selection.
This was our third stay in Palmas del Mar over the past 17 years. The resort is safe and well taken care of. Each housing complex has it's own security gate and their is a main security gate at the entrance to the whole devbelopment.
The hosts, Maria and John Burns, are lovely people and respond quickly to emails. The on-site manager is friendly and helpful.
The drive from the airport is an hour, without traffic. I'd recommend using a GPS. There should also be standard written directions and a map as back up. Arrange for the manager to meet you at a security gate,
The members of my family have done significant traveling. We expect a lot from our vacations, including accurate advertising. This property lived up to those expectations and was as advertised. We all had a wonderful time.
The villa is exactly as described. We couldn't have asked for a better spot to spend a fantastic six days in Puerto Rico. I highly recommend this rental!! Accommodations were perfect for my family of 4. The villa is well decorated with an ocean view in the master bedroom and living room. It is well situated within a short walk to the pools, beach, beach bar and Wyndham Hotel. The owners have thought of everything including a welcome book containing recommendations on things in the ares, restaurant, and local markets. They have accounted for all your needs during your stay including a complete kitchen, beach towels, laundry facilities, and even a playstation. The property is well kept and was ready for us upon arrival.
We are definitely planning a return trip!
A favorite spot in Puerto Rico is the Resort Community of Palmas del Mar 2750 acres enclosed community located on the Caribbean side (southeast) of Puerto Rico. The perfect place for you and yours. Two Championship Golf courses designed by Reed Jones and Gary Player. Tennis Center, 20 tennis courts 14 hard courts, 4 har-tru and 2 are omni courts nine are lighted courts for night time playing. Unique, amazingly breathtaking views. Make this your vacation destination, memories you will forever cherish.
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Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Property Manager on site to help with your needs. See confirmation form for additional terms. Inquire rates for longer stays. No reimbursments due to bad weather, high tides, or any weather related conditions. We can make your stay the most confortable possible, but cant control mother nature. sorry.....