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Beautiful and Luxurious Beachfront Pool House next to Rio Mar Rst. (See Video)

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Five bedroom two story beautiful and luxurious, new, beachfront pool house

Welcome to Villa Silva Mare at Ocean Forest, the crown jewel of Sunset Playa Vacation Rentals , a brand new, professionally decorated, beautiful, and luxurious, five bedroom, beachfront pool house, situated next to the Wyndham Rio Mar Resort and overlooking idyllic Las Picuas beach in Rio Grande.

From the first moment you enter the house, you will be captivated by all the attention to detail in making Silva Mare, one of Puerto Rico's best and most luxurious beachfront vacation rentals. Everything has been selected of the utmost quality to work in harmony with its natural setting, yet keeping it true to its relaxed beach nature.

Silva Mare is located in Rio Grande, on the northeast side of Puerto Rico, next to Rio Mar resort in a secure, gated, residential complex called Ocean Forest . It will take you only about 30 minutes to get there from Puerto Rico's main airport, Luis Muñoz Marin International,

Silva Mare is completely beachfront with direct access to beautiful Las Picuas Beach thru a private gate.

Also, Silva Mare has two floors. On the upper level there are two masters with king beds and ensuite bathrooms, each with its own private terrace with magical views of the ocean, beach and pool. One of them also has a second terrace with grand views of El Yunque National Rainforest, therefore the name of the complex , Ocean Forest.

The first floor has 3 bedrooms and 2,5 baths. These are distributed as you enter the house as follows:

1 To the right, a bedroom with queen bed and ensuite bathroom

2 To the left, one bedroom has 2 sets of bunk beds sleeping 4, and a Jack and Jill bathroom connecting this to another bedroom with queen bed.

Silva Mare can comfortably accommodate 12 people in total so is perfect for larger groups or extended family gatherings.

All rooms and common areas have ac. However, opening the doors and windows create such wonderful cross ventilation, along with the soothing sound of the waves, that you will hardly want to turn them on.

We also have free high speed wireless internet and cable tv.

Downstairs, you will find a large size kitchen with island and everything you might need to cook a gourmet meal.

The kitchen, dining room and family share an open concept layout with unbelievable views of the terrace, pool, and beach. The family room also has a large flat screen tv for all the family to watch your favorite movies or games.

Multiple french doors open from here to the terrace and pool.

This area is furnished with large comfortable furniture for you to unwind after your busy beach or exploring days.

Villa Silva mare is also equipped with back up power generator and water cistern, very important in the tropics for uninterrupted power and water after tropical systems.

Finally, there is an outdoor half bath, grill, and exterior shower.

Silva Mare provides a superb setting for a wonderful beach vacation. However, it also provides a great base to explore Puerto Rico.

Just a short walk away lies The Wyndham Rio Mar Resort. It has two beautiful golf courses, restaurants, bar, casino and spa.

In addition, El Yunque National rainforest is only 10 minutes away by car. This is a must visit.

Such is also Fajardo, where you can take a boat excursion to the enchanting eastern islands of Puerto Rico.

Fajardo too, has one of the few bioluminescent bays in the world.This makes for a great night excursion.

Just 5 minutes away is Hacienda Carabalí. They give horse and atm tours, have a go kart track, and a good restaurant with beautiful views of the coast.

For avid golfers, we have three great golf courses to play , all within a 20 minute drive. These are RioMar, Bahia, and Conquistador.

A trip to San Juan is also mandatory. Mingle thru the cobblestone streets, check out the majestic castles, do a little shopping, and then relax in one of its many high quality restaurants. There are also plenty of nearby excellent restaurants when you do not feel like cooking. We will provide you a list of these as well of a few restaurants in San Juan worthy of the short trek.

Finally, we are here to serve you and can arrange anything from daily housekeeping, cook, butler and or private excursions. We can also prestock the kitchen with whatever items you want. Just give us your wish list and we are on it!



Please make sure you check out our other beach vacation rental properties:

1 Palma Vista , VRBO #567112 our beachfront penthouse condo in Seven Seas beach, Fajardo.

2 Villa Georgina, VRBO #698205, a 3 bedroom 3 bath luxurious golf villa at the prestigious St Regis Bahia Beach Resort in Rio Grande

3. Villa Stephanie, VRBO #1021001, a luxurious 6 bedroom/4 baths beach house with pool located in Ocean Park, San Juan

More Details

Jose Rodriguez
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

About Jose Rodriguez

I am a physician.

I love the beach and bought my first property in Fajardo ( VRBO 567112) 4 years ago for our physician group to stay while on call in the local hospital. We tested the water by renting it out and the success was so overwhelming that we created Sunset Playa LLC, a company dedicated on affordable luxury beachfront vacation rentals.

Since then , we have added our St Regis Bahia Beach property ( VRBO 698205) and now this, my favorite of them all.

Jose Rodriguez purchased this house in 2014

Why Jose Rodriguez chose Rio Grande

I bought this property because I fell in love with the location, a gated secure complex in front of a beautiful beach which I truly believe is one of Puerto Rico's best kept secrets.

What makes this house unique

The second you cross the main entrance, you will fall in love with the view of the beach

and the well appointed interior of the house. The house design was for it to enjoy the views in a comfortable, relaxed but luxurious setting.


Rio Grande House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 2 bunk bed
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Beautiful and Luxurious Beachfront Pool House next to Rio Mar Rst. (See Video)
average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews

Nice home, but not a great experience

  • 3 of 5

This is a nice vacation home, but there were problems with the water, power, etc. (No water pressure or hot water on the first day, the power was out later because the generator wasn’t refilled, the smoke alarm beeped at night, and we were advised to not drink the tap water because it was from a cistern that hadn’t been used since September.)

The house is on the beach, but with the sand fleas and strong current, we left and went to Fajardo instead. The generator is pretty loud, so don’t expect to hear the sound of the ocean by the pool.

The traffic lights in many areas are not working yet, so driving in Puerto Rico is a bit chaotic. I would recommend waiting until the power is back to be safe. Also, although it’s advertised as a gated community, the gate remains unlocked because of the power shortage.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This group were our first guests at Villa Silva Mare after hurricane Maria. At the time of their visit in December, we had no electricity. Guests knew this, but insisted on booking since they were coming to Puerto Rico to aid in the relief efforts. In that scenario, we allowed them to book and gave them our gratitude and a significant discount. Since then, we have had all utilities reestablished in addition to internet connection which had been lost. All nearby businesses and restaurants have reopened and the beach is as nice as ever. In regards to the issues that the guest reports; 1 Electricity- guest knew ahead of time that we were on generator and accepted booking as such with discount. Generator ran beautifully for the whole week, just needing an hour off to refuel. 2 Water pressure/heat- Guest notified us the night that she came in of low water pressure and tepid water. Next morning our technician fixed everything within a couple of hours. 3 Gated community- This has always been a gated community. Only difference was that we had to manually open and close gate during guest visit due to lack of electricity. 4 Sop lights- Now that electricity has come back, most are working fine. 5 Beeping smoke detector- One of the detectors started beeping the day after guest arrival. She notified my assistant, who proceded to immediately change the battery with problem solved. 6 Drinking water- Water is fine to drink. In fact, Rio Grande's water is one of the best in PR. However, my assistant , as a precautionary measure after the major hurricane, advised guest to drink bottled water and she got upset because she had not planned on buying water.
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Paradise in Rio Grande

  • 5 of 5

This house met and surpassed our expectations. I thought it would be a hassle to get there from San Juan airport, but that wasn't the case. Directions were clear and the roads leading up to it were paved. Fernando let us in the gate and provided the necessary instructions on entry and security. The house was clean and everything in its place. He went over the entire house inside and out.

After a long day of travel, the pool was very appealing but the only ones using the pool that evening were 6 year old twins while everyone else literally hung out by the pool and took advantage of its amenities. We ordered dinner for 8 at Don Pepe's ate indoors and the meal was delicious.

Prior to going to the house after the airport, a group went to Econo supermarket off 26 before route 3 to buy food for the next few days. This place had everything. We were well stocked with drinks and snacks and our sincere thanks to the previous occupants who left some Medallas and Coronas in the fridge.

The beach was inviting and conducive to jogging in the morning. We planned our days carefully and visited Luquillo beach, Old San Juan and the surrounding areas in Rio Grande. We visited the kiosks by Luquillo and had an exquisite dinner at La Parrilla. Even the casino at the Wyndham was lots of fun, but not more fun than winning. Word of advice - don't even think of staying here without a rental car. We had 2 cars to accommodate 8 of us and we put in plenty of miles.

I can repeat myself and reiterate the many comments left by others, but this house was everything advertised. Dr. Jose and Fernando are very attentive and take pride in the upkeep, appearance and maintenance of the house. We are so happy that the house or its surrounding property didn't sustain any damage during hurricanes Irma and Jose. We will definitely return in the very near future.

Muchas gracias for a wonderful experience.

Jose M.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

This house is absolutely beautiful. The bedrooms were spacious and clean. The home is located right on the beach, so the views are amazing. The neighborhood is safe, and the home is only a short 30-45 min drive from San Juan airport. I cannot wait to return to this home on my next trip to PR.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your great review! After having gone thru hurricane María, I needed it. We were very lucky in that the house had minimal damage with only a couple of broken exterior fixures . We should be ready to go soon when we get electricity services reinstated. Jose
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Wonderful, relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

Everything was functional and up to date. I enjoyed the back yard the most! Beautiful in ground pool, gas grill, and more than enough lounge furniture for my family, with the beautiful beach and sand as my background!

The only issue was no food places delivered. I had to take an $37 (there& back) Uber to Dominos and we went grocery shopping. Other than that no complaints.

Jose, Thank you for making my annual family vacation a success! They loved the house and had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, spacious beach home with a pool the kids loved!

  • 5 of 5

Great location! Fernando welcomed us to our vacation home and gave some great recommendations for local cuisine. La Parrilla in Luquillo was fantastic. We had plenty of space for our group. Kitchen was well stocked with dishes, cookware and a few pantry items. Views from the balcony are beautiful. There were even a few beach dogs who came to visit outside our gate a few times-so cute! We loved our time here and after staying in such a beautiful home, it will be difficult to return to our own.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kelli Thank you very much for your positive review and taking good care of our property. It is people like you. who have a positive outlook in life and are willing to explore, those who enjoy Puerto Rico best. Cheers !
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Great house. Beautiful. Wonderful beach.

  • 5 of 5

My family loved the beach, the house, and all the activities that were so close. We did zipline in the rainforest, we did an ATV tour in the rainforest as well. We did some hiking in the rainforest also to La Mina falls. The kids all had an absolute blast and said that was one of the best parts of the trip!

Jose was the most gracious host, he was very easy to work with and responded within an hour every time I had a question prior to booking and after as well. Fernando was a great help and support. Always attentive and willing to help.

We highly recommend this property to anyone looking for a great house in a great location! You will not be disappointed with booking this amazing place!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! I am very happy that you and your family were able to enjoy Silva Mare and so many or the nearby activities available. The great thing is that Silva Mare provides something for everyone, regardless of age.That is why it is such a great base for an extended family vacation. Hope to have you and your family return to one of sunsetplayapuertorico vacation rentals. Next year we will be opening our fifth property, a 5 bedroom-3 bath beach house with pool at beautiful Palmas del Mar resort.
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Damage Insurance $79
Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.