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Villa Altamira, Vieques

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Villa, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Welcome to Villa Altamira! This is your private get-a-way in paradise. Situated on a large private lot with spectacular panoramic views of the ocean, gorgeous sunsets and the distant lights of Puerto Rico. Expansive panoramic ocean views surround you. On clear days you can see the Mainland, St. Thomas and Culebra. You can enjoy the whole house including several decks and outdoor areas for relaxing. The rooftop patio has lots of room to lay out or watch the twinkle of the harbor lights and mainland. The Villa is designed for three level living. Everyone will be able to find a quiet spot to relax and enjoy the view, read or sleep in their hammock outside. For the Winter 2014 Season we have continued to upgrade the Villa. We have just completed a full renovation of the ground floor with new walk-in shower, ceramic tile flooring and stone sink and vanity. Extensive landscaping completed over the last several years is now fully grown and lush. The entire grounds is now enveloped in beautiful tropical vegetation, fruits and flowers. The progress will continue in 2015.

The best about Altamira is the location. You are pretty much close to everything on the island. Walk to Isabella or take a short drive to the best beaches on the island. Want to hit the town no problem. Esperanza and the south side of the island are only a 20 minute drive. Have the best of it all including fun nightlife with lots of activities and restaurants as well as a private villa. Bananas, Lazy Jacks the Malecon not too far. Remember the island is not that big.

A fully private free-form pool with waterfall is great for cooling off. The newly resurfaced pool features accent lighting for lounging in the evenings. Enjoy the cool breeze-filled nights in the fully screened bedrooms. Newly added air conditioning in each bedroom will cool off those particularly hot days. Better yet spend the day and the beach and the afternoons by the pool. Explore the island then return to your home base Villa Altamira.

It is a three level Caribbean style villa with a rooftop patio. The ground floor is a private en-suite style living space with its own entrance. Perfect for family or friends who prefer additional privacy. This level connects to the rest of the villa via outside steps.

The island of Vieques is for those who enjoy pristine uncrowded beaches still unspoiled by crowds of tourists, good local groceries, and stunning natural beauty. The world famous 'Bioluminescent Bay' is a popular nature attraction. Many local restaurants offer wonderful food and entertainment. Night lifers need not apply as there are no casinos or crowds here.

Villa Altamira's architecture is traditional Carribean. The property offers luscious caribbean landscaping and ten-foot high ceilings as well as beautiful Spanish ceramic tile floors. The open, airy feeling of the house is enhanced by the large living room, French doors and expansive 12 X 28 foot outdoor deck and tiered design.

What is best here is that you can enjoy the best of Spanish and Caribbean culture while still feeling safe that you are on US territory. Do not forget all Puerto Ricans are US citizens so no problems with visas, customs or monetary change.

Please visit our own web site below for additional detailed information on the Villa as well as a Frequently Asked Questions pages about ALtamira. We have compiled every question every guest has asked us in the past, so try to stump us if you can! You may also click on the link below for lots of additional fotos of the property and of the Island of Vieques. You made the right decision to visit Vieques so please consider our humble Villa for your stay!

Thanks again for visiting our site and your interest in Altamira. Please e mail or call with any questions!

Please contact us directly to inquire about any specials or discounts for your vacation. We may be able to offer lower than advertised rates if your weeks are available. Just ask! Sep/Oct/Nov weeks are still available....they could be your weeks.

Renting a private home is different than staying at a hotel. It is important to ask questions before you reserve and to have realistic expectations. We have done our best to describe our properties, however, guest expectations vary. If you have special requests or needs please ask before you reserve. We want to avoid renter's remorse or the old "this was not what I thought it was going to be like". In most cases guests never asked any questions!!!! Refunds at the time of check in are not permitted.

Thanks

JOhn and Karen

Comments:

Greetings from San Marcos, Texas!
Hello Karen & John,
I just wanted to take a few minutes to say thank you for a wonderful location to have our family get together. The only complaint from all, was that time was too short. The layout of the Villa gave everyone 'their space ' and yet be together. Pineapple stole our grandson heart. He was missing his two cats at home in Madison, WI. Now, he wants to return to the Villa to visit his new best friend.
We will do this again and we will stay at the Villa. I organize trips for women and I think your place would be ideal.
Again, thank you for a wonderful experience, XXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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Owner

Member since: 2005

Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Villa
  • 2200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    outdoor smoking ok...moreless

  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Bedroom 1: 2 queen

    Ground floor private suite with separate entrance...moreless

  • Other (See Description)

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  • Queen size Beds (4), Queen futon, Baby Cribs (1) porta crib on site

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • PS: Renting a private home is different than staying at a hotel. It is important to ask questions before you reserve. We have done our best to describe our properties, however, guest expectations vary. If you have special requests or needs please ask before you reserve. We want to avoid renter's remorse or the old 'this was not what I thought it was going to be like'. In most cases guests never asked any questions!!!! Refunds at the time of check in are not permitted...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat screen TV with very good local and American access....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    It is only a short walk to the town of Isabella Segunda....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Wide open Ocean and nite time views of the town of Isabella II and the Lighthouse....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    In every bedroom!...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    for two vehicles...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Gated driveway...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    We can assist with locating local chefs/caterers for your vacation!...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Dishwasher newly installed!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool
 

Reviews

4.9
from 29 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,700
PEAK
Dec 23 - Jan 6, 2018
7 night min stay

$2,800
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,300

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change without notice. Please ask questions before reserving. Accepting the rental agreement means you have read and understood the terms and agreed to abide by them. If you have special requirements or expectations please ask in advance. We cannot take responsibility for unreasonable guest expectations or assumptions.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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Location

3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Vieques International
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Isabella Segunda
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
La Lanchita

Car: Recommended

Sun Bay Beach gets Blue Flag for the first time. “The Blue Flag is a voluntary eco-label awarded to 3850 beaches and marinas in 46 countries across Europe, South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada and the Caribbean.

The Blue Flag works towards sustainable development of beaches and marinas through strict criteria dealing with Water Quality, Environmental Education and Information, Environmental Management, and Safety and Other Services.

The Blue Flag Programme is owned and run by the non-government, non-profit organisation the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE).” See their description of Sun Bay here

http://www.blueflag.org/Menu/Awarded+sites/2012/Southern+Hemisphere/PuertoRico/PuertoRico/SunbayBeach

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: We fell in love with Vieques when we first married and have loved it ever since.

Why the Owner Chose Bravos de Boston, Visques, Puerto Rico:
The hilltop location is spectacular. Its close to town yet you feel like you are in your own private tropical paradise.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Lush vegetation. Fruit trees and privacy.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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Photos

  • View of pool from private garden

    View of pool from private garden

  • Rooftop Patio

    Rooftop Patio

VRBO #84964

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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