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Steps to the Beach. Private Pier, Apt with paddleboard

Bedrooms 1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Apartment located in small complex. Located on the first floor. Apt has a nice balcony/porch/terrace to relax. Walk to small private beach or go to the pier and watch the sunset.


One newly remodeled bathroom with a shower and kitchen with a 4 element glass top.

There’s a shower to rinse in the side yard to take off the extra sand. (you don't want to clog shower)

We have pots, pans and dishes. We have silver ware.(knives, forks, spoons) for 4 guests.

We have a Futon on the living room for the kids (max three kids) or we can provide an air mattress.

We have two sets of snorkel masks, two beach chairs and a beach cooler.

We have one hammock.

Please advise if you are out of town and need linens and towels. (For How Many Guests)

Please no jumping head first into the water from the pier.

Do not step, touch or take the coral.

Rinse with clean water snorkeling gear after every use in the sideyard shower.

We also have a boogie board available and a Stand up paddleboard available.

We have free WIFI

Please no jumping head first into the water from the pier. (dangerous)

Please turn off AC when not in use. (electricity costs in PR are outrageous)

Take out the trash when you leave.

Check in is at 3pm and check out is 11am. That way the cleaning lady can work her magic.

The keys are placed in a lock box outside the gate in front of the apartment that has a combination lock. Once you open the combination lock, keys are inside the lock box. The gate clicker or beeper is inside the apartment to open the gate for the property. The parking for C4 is right next to the electric meters (contador)

Do you have an Iphone? people prefer them to send them a dropped pin. We will send you a pin

Dropped Pin near Punta Jorobado, Guánica 00647, Puerto Rico

— at Playa Santa, Guanica.

Driving Directions:

Simple instructions get on RD #2 (highway#2) to Guanica, Puerto Rico take road 116 to Guanica take road PR 325 (it’s on the left). Go all the way until you see a big building in front of you. This Road ends in a T stop. That is Playa Santa beach in front of you. Take a left at the T and the take the fourth road on the right (calle Coral). Once you pass a road on the right (calle arrecife) you will see the Solimar apts on the right go through the walking gate go to the first apt on the left located on the first floor and use the combination lock to get the keys, open the apt and get the clicker to open the gate. my parking spot is the first on the left by the meters (Please do not park in the cement slots)

More Details

Edgardo Milan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Edgardo Milan

I love the water and the beach. Thus why the water is so close to the apartment and the paddle board!

Edgardo Milan purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Edgardo Milan chose Montalva

Since a kid my dad brought me to this apartment to enjoy weekends with him. I would snorkel and jump from the pier (feet first of course). Very quiet and peaceful, clear water. After years of abandonment bought it and got everything from the inside and threw it in the trash. Everything inside is new.

What makes this apartment unique

Next to the water. private area, few neighbors, Close to Playa Santa and Manglillo Beach. Catch some sun on the pier, hear the waves. Close to the dry forest park. Get the paddleboard and be in the water in seconds. No need to go anywhere. Close to Gilligan's island.(a mangrove island)

Guestbook comments from the owner

Très belle emplacement, bien situé pour rayonner autour et visiter. Parfait pour 2 personnes. Edgardo est très sympatique et nous donne pleins de renseignements. Manque peut-être du mobilier extérieur pour profiter de la belle température
Oct 2014
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Montalva Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • one bathroom with a shower with brand new tile and Shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • one King Size Bed with AC. Brand new inverter AC.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
video of property below copy and paste on your browser. No diving from the pier. (headfirst specially) NO loud music after 11:00pm.Only one parking spot per apt. Air mattress upon request. no more than 6 guest per-night. One parking spot. Owner is fully bilingual. English and Se habla español also for questions o preguntas text or call (956) 206 6540. Use shower outside first to take excess sand off. Protect the coral! don't touch or step on it. Have fun!


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Steps to the Beach. Private Pier, Apt with paddleboard
average rating of 4.111111 based on 29 reviews


  • 4 of 5

Overall this rental was ideal for my trip. It was clean and safe. All I needed was a place to sleep, shower, and have coffee in the am. I was beachbound every single day. The snorkel equipment needs replacement, it looks worn out and dirty. BRING YOUR OWN! Cooler is just little insulated pockets hanging off of the side of beach chairs.

The owner needs to update the directions provided. We spent over 1hr going up and down dark desolate roads before locating Road 325 which is key to arriving; and is not mentioned in the directions. GPS in PR is not 100% accurate, either. PIN sent only works with iphone.

We arrived late at night after 10pm, since we landed in SJU and drove to Guanica, and it was dark.

Once we arrived we struggled with the wrong lockbox...because there are 2 lockboxes, one on an external fence and one on the door. We assummed we had to open the external fence to get to the one on the door. WELL, there is an unlocked deck entry that is not obvious. This leads directly to the correct lockbox. Also, a door handle on the apt door would be really helpful.

I would definitely stay here again, the bed was REALLY comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review and Thank you for coming to Puerto After the hurricane. As with any island being hit by 225 force winds. street signs and street lights were damaged thus lack of signs and lighting and the slow cellphone service for the google pin not working properly. Now ATT has great signal ansd internet in the area. We send all our guest an email with directions and google pin and instructions to our place. We also include in the email the location and combination of the lock to open the door in the form of a youtube video. Maybe you might have missed it. We have two apartments and our guests move the cooler from that apt to the other. Thank you for notifying us of the snorkeling gear, We will replace them. Yes we love the bed also.Thanks
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Playa y casa tranquilas

  • 5 of 5

Nos gusto mucho, la Playa Santa és muy bella y és cerca de apart. Muchas gracias por todo!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gracias a ustedes por todo y por cuidar de nuestro apartamento. Thank you for coming a choosing Puerto Rico as your travel destination.
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Cozy and charming apartment

  • 4 of 5

When we arrived it was very easy to get there. It was easy to unlock the lock and get the keys to get into the apartment. Our only complaint is that when we arrived it wasn't completely clean. Floors were still full of sand and the bathroom didn't look clean. Apart from that, the kitchen and bedroom were completely clean. It was a plus that they provided a paddle board, snorkeling gear and beach chairs, we definitely put use to them! We loved the private pier we had and the cristal clear water! We definitely will be coming back.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good vacation around the area of Guánica.

  • 3 of 5

Apartment was good but several details should be included: linens, towels, blankets or conforters. A small night table. At the kitchen: a dish drainer. And Should include: towel paper and sanitary paper, hand soap. The front door should have a handle. With these details it Should be a Great vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. We DO provide linens and towels to our guests when requested. We always provide to our out of state guests towels and linens. We ask locals if they have the king linens . If they don't have them we provide them. We always provide toilet paper and at minimum one roll Of paper towels. Once again thanks you for staying with us.
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Will be back again!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and great location. Loved the private beach. Nice night life walking distance from the apartment. Great communication with the host. Will definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: See you soon.thanks for the review.
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Small, and without direct access to the water

  • 1 of 5

Owners was very responsive when we asked for extra bedding etc. OK for two not for more. Having the sub was very nice

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Ponce Mercedita Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
local Small bar and restaurant
Nearest Golf
34 Miles
Ponce Hilton Golf
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Rd 116 and Rd #2
Car: necessary

Things to do: copy and paste to your browser.

video of property


we have this vineyard they produce the only pr wine. hike the dry forest.

get a night boat ride to the bio bay


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $65

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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