Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Paradise on Private Beach near El Yunque Rainforest, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Secluded house right on your private beach

Charming Private Tropical 3 bedroom/3 bath Beach house located in the heart of major tourist attractions.

You will enjoy a quiet, breezy and usually sunny stay. The beach is just steps away. This area is protected by a barrier reef so it makes it very safe for snorkeling, sea shell picking and walk in the shallow waters.


This house is located within 5-10 minutes to great restaurants, grocery stores, golf, shopping and casinos. Rio grande, Puerto Rico is only a 30 minute drive to the San Juan Airport on Route 66.


The house sits on just over 1/2 acre of privately fenced in land. Totally secured with an alarm system and shutters. Sleep in comfort with Split A/c Units in all three bedrooms. Ocean breeze, ceiling fans and floor fans keep you comfortable thru out the remainder of the house. In keeping with the comforts of home, there is a laundry room with a washer and dryer for your use.

Also for the cooking enthusiast, we offer an outdoor kitchen along with the indoor kitchen.


El Yunque Rain forest is a short drive across the road where you can enjoy great hiking trails to waterfalls, tropical plants, beautiful views and more as you walk or drive through this tropical paradise. Stop along the way and enjoy tasty typical foods and shop for local artist crafts. You can enjoy the Bio luminescent bay at night, Zip-lining and horse back riding during the day to name a few.

Carabali Park. Luquillo Beach and its Kiosks are a 5 minute car ride where you will find a combination of fine dining and quick, delicious bites to eat.

Just a 30 minute drive to the ferry rides to charming Vieques with its breathtaking views and beautiful Culebra Island home to Flamenco Beach which has been voted 1 of the top 3 most beautiful beaches in the world


Prepare to totally disconnect from the real world and enjoy this Tropical Relaxing Retreat.

More Details


Rio Grande House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • All bedrooms have split a/c units for your sleeping comfort
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
A Private Chef and/or a Personal Masseuse by the Beach can be provided upon your request for an additional fee. Wifi not available at this time


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

80% Complete
15% Complete
3% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Paradise on Private Beach near El Yunque Rainforest, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
average rating of 4.769231 based on 28 reviews

Loved the stay

  • 4 of 5

The property is beautiful. You can't help but feel relaxed.

There were 6 of us, 3 couples and you never felt crowded. Plus we each got our own bathrooms.

The house had everything you need. Great location. Nice and quiet.

The main part of the house isn't air conditioned so it did get a little hot but all the bedrooms were, so you always had a place to cool down if you needed to.

The down side is that the sand fleas were relentless. So be sure to use the outside shower to rinse off after you come off the beach.

The kitchen had some bugs but not many. Just be sure to keep all of your food in the fridges and be sure to clean out the toaster before you use it.

The caretaker of the property, Jorge, was fantastic. He and his wife Pillar hosted us for supper one night and I highly recommend it to anyone. Fantastic meal with great company.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello David Thank you for your review. We are happy that you and your guests enjoyed everything our vacation rental has to offer. I hope to see you back soon Frances
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

A Stay in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This home is perfectly situated for picturesque views and time outside. We enjoyed walking the beach, snorkeling in the reef out back, kayaking and swimming on the beach a short walk down the shore. There is wildlife galore. Every morning, we had coffee with the lizards on the porch while watching the Grackles and marine birds (Egrets, Pelicans, terns and more) catch their breakfast. We saw a wide variety of fish and crabs, some just from the beach. Sunrises are spectacular and the house is close to the rain forest and the fabulous beach in Luquillo and it is less than an hour from Old San Juan. But, the porch is so nice, you may not want to leave. There are screens, so mosquitoes stay outside. The chairs in the dining room and the beds are high off the ground, which may be a challenge for senior citizens, but the house is comfortable inside. If you want a relaxing place away from the hustle and bustle, this is it. The sunrises and night sky are not to be missed.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so happy that your were able to enjoy everything our "little piece of paradise" has to offer. We take each and every review to heart and make sure that we do everything we can to accommodate our guests. Thank you for being excellent guests. Please come back and see us soon. Frances and Benny
Did you find this review helpful?
0 2
sandwich nh

We had a blast.

  • 5 of 5

The house was really nice and clean. Everything worked well. We had ac issues in one of the bedrooms by the kitchen.

The beach out front is good for snorkeling in certain areas. We saw lots of fish octopus /squid urchins etc. You can walk down the beach if you want to just swim.

We tried to get out to Culebra via the ferry but got there to late(7:15) lines were very long and we were told that we probably won't be able to get on.

The outdoor kitchen and grill were really useful. There is also a refrigerator out there.

Oh end also El yunque is worth a trip. LA Mina Falls were great. Fresh water dip, but again get there early. I did a loop hiked in at the first entrance and went past the falls and came out at the Colorado picnic area and walked down the road back to the car. It does not take as long as the maps in the park say.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear William: Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at our little piece of paradise. We are happy that you and your family enjoyed everything our vacation rental has to offer. We take all reviews serious and strive to make our guests stay as comfortable as possible. Therefore, we apologize for any inconveniences you and your family may have had during your stay. In the future, please call us immediately with any issues. We have an AC technician on call for those unforeseen situations. We hope to see you and your family visit again soon Thank you again, Frances and Benny P.S. The AC issue in the second bedroom has been resolved. Hope to see you soon
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0
Blairsville, Georgia

3rd time renter

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd time renting this property. We loved the property from day one. The owners have continuously updated the property year after year. We not only get excited to stay at this fabulous vacation rental but look forward to seeing and enjoying the improvements that have been made. We enjoy the privacy without feeling isolated. The house is always spotless and because it is totally screened in it is for the most part bug less as well. My family is always looking forward to our visits. The property manager is very well informed and an amazing chef. He prepared the most amazing home cooked meal for a reasonable fee. Sunrises and Moonrises are always spectacular along with star gazing. The beach directly behind the house is more of a sea shell picking type of beach but a short walk along the sand, you come up to rolling waves and swimming.

Year after year, we love this house even more.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Second Time Renter

  • 5 of 5

This is our 2nd time renting this home and again we were not disappointed. The view is spectacular (there was a full moon during this visit and it was just stunning). The home was perfect, clean, comfortable and the bedding was clean and crisp. However we spent most our trip outdoors, whether it was in the water or enjoying the sea breeze from the covered patio. My favorite spot was the hammock, my husbands was the bbq grill, which by the way theres an full outdoor kitchen where you will find the bbq grill, beach chairs, water shoes in all sizes and some snorkeling equip. The outdoor area was welll maintained and no wild dogs to be seen. Didn't see any roaches or insects as another renter mentioned and found the furniture to be comfortable and clean for a rental home. The house is screened throughout which keeps mosquitoes and insects away.

As with our previous visit the owners are always very responsive and attentive to any requests we had. Thanks again for a perfect vacation, look forward to returning next year

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
Miami Springs Fla

My Dream

  • 5 of 5

Have you every dreamed of being on a beautiful deserted island on the beach sitting in your lounge chair drinking a margaritas then this is that place! It was everything I thought it would be beautiful sun and sunset. Where you take long walks ,sit and listen to the waves. When the tide was low you could sit in the water and do my favorite thing finding sea shells. I lived outside with beach, patio furniture and outdoor kitchen just went in the house to sleep basically. Found the house to be efficient and comfortable. With the house being all screened in had no problem with mosquitoes ,roaches or insects of any kind.I hardly cooked went out to the restaurants and enjoyed every minute of the authentic Puerto Rican food. I can't wait to go back to see Puerto Rico and everything it offers and the beach house with those beautiful sunsets that just took my breath away. This place was everything the website said it was and the pictures did not lie!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Grace: Thank you for your great review and for being great guests. We are so glad that you enjoyed all that our beach house has to offer. We look forward to hosting you and your family again next year. Frances and Benny
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Property Manager

Frances & Benny
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

We chose this house because it was right on the water and the photos showed really great outdoor living. It worked out just as we dreamed I send just graduated from high school and loves to be in the water he brought his best friend along and the two of them literally spent two days just exploring the reef about 150 yards off the back porch. Our last night we ate fish the boys caught for dinner! As far as the house, We were a bit worried at first about the air conditioning being limited to the bedrooms but the bedrooms were nice and cool and the beds are super comfy and there's always an amazing breeze off the ocean that made the house if you like you were in the tropics. The house was well equipped and the property manager was really helpful at check in and check out! The location was really good! We spent first day at El Yunque and it is practically next door to the main road and this rental house!!!! We also found the drive to Fajrdro to be quick and easy! We rented a car and the airport was about 40 min so it was an easy drive to and from the house. If you get tired of cooking, we enjoyed the Lobster Kiosk at Loquillo beach! Also There is a Wyndham hotel up the street from the house so we visited there one evening for dinner and also to rent jet skis. If you do this self park, the valet is $27. I would highly recommend this house and loved the area! Wish I could buy a lot that is for sale on the street and have my own little paradise! Hope to come back to Puerto Rico Soon!
Jun 2017
  • 1 of 2


Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Juan Luis Munoz Marin Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Richie's Cafe
Nearest Ferry
12.6 Miles
Catch the Ferry from Fajardo to Culebra or Vieques
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Rio Mar Wyndham Resort and Golf
Nearest Motorway
3.2 Miles
PR - 3
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $500

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.