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Oceanfront Vacation Rental with Magnificent View

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Last updated: 02/04/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:9
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 7-9)

The apartment is located in Villas de Playa I in the town of Dorado, readily accesible via expressway from the San Juan Airport. Dorado maintains the blend of a small town with all the ameinities of a large city, since it has become a bedroom community of San Juan.

The apartment is a three bedroom, three level walkup apartment, whose interior has been recently redone, next to the beach with an ocean view. The first level has the living and dining areas, a modern kitchen and a full bathroom, which is convenient since there is a sleeper sofa that converts into a queen sized bed in the living room. In addition to having air conditioning in every room, the living room/kitchen area is also air conditioned.

The second floor has two bedrooms, each with a private full bath. One of the bedrooms has a queen sized bed and faces the ocean; the other has bunk beds which sleeps three persons.Each room is air conditioned. The top floor holds the Master bedroomed,, which is also air conditioned, has a king sized bed, a full bath and a sitting area.

Among other facilities, there is a children's playground as well as two controlled access swimming pools, one of them a wading pool.

The property is next to the Embassy Suites and the Dorado del Mar Golf Club, both less than 5 minutes walking distance. From the apartment you can walk west along Sardinera beach ( beach in the Dorado Beach Hotel ) or exercise along the beach following the Rockefeller nature trail. The Dorado fishing village is next to the compound and you can buy fresh fish directly from the fishermen as they return from the sea around noon each day.

There are several fine restaurants in the area, including the award winning El Ladrillo, which is also an art gallery, as well as other delicious seafood restaurants next to the Dorado beach. If you are into trying typical Puerto Rican fritters, there are also kiosks along the beach to enjoy them.

You are close to three of the most visited tourist locations in Puerto Rico: the Bacardi Rum distillery, the Camuy caves and the Arecibo radiotelescope. The first is located to the east, reachable following route 165, which runs next to the ocean. The other two are to the west, near the town of Lares.

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Keywords: Condominium spectacular ocean view steps from beach
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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 02/04/2017

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Condo

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 9
  • Children Welcome:

    Green area in the back good for game Play area for the children Security 24/7 allows for outdoor recreation...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking not allowed inside the villa but allowed outdoors...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 7-9

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Crib can be provided on request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) This is a queen size bed in the living room, Bunk Beds (1) There are three beds. The third bed slides underneath the lower bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • There is a private bathroom in each bedroom as well as another bathroom in the living/dining area,air conditioning in the living/dining area...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Two TV sets, one in the living room and one in master suite...moreless


  • Family


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    Direct ocean view from all the three levels. Master suite and second bedroom face the ocean. Back terrace allows dining with ocean view...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The outside terrace, looking to the ocean, can also be used as dining area....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    wall air conditioning in every bedroom and in the living/dining area...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided:

    Beach towels and beach chairs provided...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    one private parking space. additional parking spaces available in front of the complex...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    washer and dryer are in the unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High speed service through our cable provider...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Several area restaurants will deliver to Villas de Playa 1...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All pots and pans as well as instruments for gas grill...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Recently added in order to improve our offering....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    icemaker. microwave oven, coffee maker wine cooler available...moreless

  • Microwave


  • Balcony:

    (2) front balcony with small table, very good breeze in the afternoon specially. Master suite has terrace facing west, to enjoy the sunset back balcony with ocean view and dining table...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Green area next to the ocean, very good for the children. It is possible to use this green area for dining ...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    (2) Two gazebos available, one in front of the apartment building and the other next to the pool for the guests use...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    In back of building...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    The pool area is under renovation and should be available by July 1, 2013...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Sep 15 - Nov 15, 2017
5 night min stay
$950 $1,750
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$1,150 $2,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500


We do not charge cleaning fees .

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 02/04/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: I am retired chemical engineer. My wife's name is Cristy. We live in the near-by town of Guaynabo,but we come to the area frequently , normally every week-end since we own another unit.We are basically available all the time to answer questions.

Why the Owner Chose Dorado:
We first bought in 2002 because of the proximity of Dorado to San Juan, so it only takes us 25 minutes to get home. At the same time, we were looking for a beach house directly on the beach, where you could walk and not have to take a car to the beach. We had several friends who also owned villas here, we had visited many times and knew of the well-kept grounds and peacefullness of the site.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
When we first bought the apartmnent, I was stil working and this place provided the ideal site for decompressing during week-ends. Once we are here, we normally walk on the beach or along the golf courses, which provides a very enjoyable execise time.I enjoy listening to the sound of the waves as they reach the beach and read a book. We enjoy the beach and I have learned to cook for family and friends during the week end.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 02/04/2017

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  • View from Master Bedroom Terrace (third floor)

    View from Master Bedroom Terrace (third floor)

  • Dining Room and Kitchen area

    Dining Room and Kitchen area

  • Room with bunk beds

    Room with bunk beds

  • Lounge area of swimming pool

    Lounge area of swimming pool

  • View of Master Bedroom

    View of Master Bedroom

  • Room with queen sized bed

    Room with queen sized bed

  • Swimming pool

    Swimming pool

  • Gymnasium


VRBO #56290

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017

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