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Yvonne and Jose Arturo Morell

Member since: 2012
Speaks english, french, german, spanish, italian

Villa Next To El Yunque Rainforest, A Little Paradise, 5-10 Mins From The Beach

18 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Rio Grande holiday villa

Villa, 5 Bedrooms or 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, sleeps 10

Tropical Villa at the foothill of the rainforest and 5-10 min. to the beach (25 miles from the airport, 30 miles from old San Juan. Can be rented with 3 or 5 bedrooms.

It is a two story villa with porches almost around it. You can enjoy the tropical garden with a large swimming pool and jacuzzi. Excellent retreat for relaxing, enjoy nature, lie on a hammock, play dominoes, or jump in the pool.

Close to all amenities, beach, resorts, restaurants, hiking in the rainforest, and shopping.

Upper floor:

Living / Dining room;

Fully equipped kitchen;

1 Masterbedroom Queensize bed with bathroom;

1 Bedroom with two Full beds;

1 Bedroom with Queensize bed;

1 Bathrooms with shower;

Ground floor :

1 Bedroom with Kingsize bed;

1 Bedroom with Full bed;

1 Bathroom with shower;

Laundry room;

Downstairs:

big half open room (empty... for the moment)...

Entrance: Place for 3 - 4 cars;

Garden;

Pool and Jacuzzi

More Details
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Yvonne and Jose Arturo Morell (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, french, german, spanish, italian

About Yvonne and Jose Arturo Morell

Greetings to our guests, beeing a culturally mixed couple Puertorican and Swiss, we love to spend our holidays in Puerto Rico. We love our house at the foothills of El Yunque as it reminds us of colonial homes with porches all around it, with breathtaking views to El Yunque (the national rainforest) which gives our place a peaceful natural feel... exactly what we like. We would like to share our home with our family, friends, and guests from all over the world to enjoy a peaceful moment to read, listen to the forest, talk through the night on the porch or to have a quiet romantic holiday. We hope you will enjoy discovering this beautiful island, and have a wonderful vacation.

Yvonne and Jose Arturo Morell purchased this villa in 2011

Why Yvonne and Jose Arturo Morell chose Rio Grande

We enjoy the Caribbean very much, specially the freshness and diversity of the rainforest and the beautiful beaches close by. Rio Grande is also centrally located not far from Old San Juan, ferries to other Islands and many activities to do close by.

What makes this villa unique

Quick access to the rainforest, or the beach. Private pool on the property and a big garden with tropical trees. Huge balcony all around with view to the rainforest and ample enough to sit, or lie, whilst enjoying the sea breeze.

Reviews

4.7
based on 18 traveller reviews

Villa Next To El Yunque Rainforest, A Little Paradise, 5-10 Mins From The Beach
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 18 reviews
5

An exceptional experience!!!

  • 5 of 5

I just wanted to say that we had a WONDERFUL time at the Villa! The house was clean, the grounds were immaculate and the rainforest sounds are like nothing in the world! I would definitely recommend you stay at this wonderful villa and we plan to come back next year!

Truman and Melissa Shaneyfelt

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Magical Rainforrest Dream!

  • 5 of 5

we stayed at the villa in Colinas del Yunque with 5 adults and one child. this house is wonderful - when it gets dark the El Yunque Rainforrest starts it's concert of Coqui frogs, birds and others - i fell asleep several times just listening to those sounds... the house has everything one needs and everything is in good shape. El Yunque Rainforrest and Luquillo Beach are very close by - lot's of nice places to eat in the area also - our favourite was

"Mi Vida Cafe" in Palmer -> the best burgers i had during our whole stay in Puerto Rico (with Puertorican ingredients!). the pool was a dream to relax in after busy days on the road. we did not miss TV at all - Radio and the sounds of the Rainforrest are more than anyone could ask for.

Yvonne was very responsive and helpful when we contacted her. We would definitly return to this house on our next vacation in Puerto Rico.

Thanks again Yvonne!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. You realy have captured the magic of staying close to the rainforest. We are glad that you had a great time. Hope to welcome you again in Villa El Yunque!
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5

A Magical Villa! A Puerto Rican Jam!!

  • 5 of 5

Hi Yvonne,

I wanted to thank you for welcoming us at your magical villa. I couldn't even imagine how great the house is and dound myself and my wonderful friends at a fairy-tale rainforest, with all the necessities for a great stay.

Everything from the kitchen, the bathrooms, the pool, the bedrooms - everything was well maintained and worked properly. We had breakfast on the balcony, danced by the pool, and relaxed in the hammocks.

From the bottom of my heart - Thank you and Ihope to return to Villa del Yunque soon!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice property

  • 3 of 5

House was nice and comfortable, difficult to find the first day, also there were an infestation of roaches, to the point you can't leave the food unattended for one second because the bugs go in it.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh dear....what a pitty that you did not contact us immediately. We have a pest control company that comes regularly as we can't stand any type of bug inside our house and roaches are unacceptable for us even in the tropics. We are sorry you had to deal with that.
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5

Best of the BEST!!!

  • 5 of 5

Villa El Yunque is literally the best of the best! 7 adults- MORE than enough room!

Private pool, Jacuzzi, laundry room, WiFi, AC, gated! Away from the hustle and bustle of the big city! Close to the airport. PERFECTION! Fall asleep in the hammocks listening to the coqui frogs and the birds, I did!

Modern kitchen. Clean! Well stocked. Pack your clothes, thats all you need.

Looking to book our return trip with our kids..... Christmas Yvonne? Let's talk!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best of the Best!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 7 adults from Maine & Florida who needed a getaway! After searching out EVERY rental property in EVERY spot of Puerto Rico- I stumbled across this and KNEW it was the one for our group! Its away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, at the base of the El Yunque National Forest- which is amazing. Yvonne gives spot on directions- USE THEM! GPS is great but Yvonne's directions are better. There is wifi- but it is limited. Cell service is spotty but you're on vacation. No TV- but who needs it! Private pool & jacuzzi- not a hot tub. Refreshing! We loved every moment!

The Villa is large. So much room. 3 large bedrooms on the 2nd "main living" floor and 2 full size bath rooms. Plenty of towels- and shampoo/soap/conditioner. The a/c's cool the rooms quickly but you hardly need them- we opened every window and the coolness from being in the mountains was perfect! 2 more bedrooms and a full bath on the lower lever, along with a laundry room complete this Villa. The veranda was wonderful- 3 sides! Coconuts & Mangos. Coqui frogs & tons of birds and lizards!

I WILL return! Take time to explore the local gems all over! El Verde BBQ was our favorite!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
San Juan
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Fajardo
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Rio Mar Beach Resort
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Luquillo
Car: necessary

On the foothill of El Yunque, national rainforest.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$289
From
A$309
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$2,013
A$7,381
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$168
Non refund damage ins. A$67

We do not rent to large groups under 25 years old.

Paypal fee 1.5%

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1upstairs - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 upstairs - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 downstairs - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double bed
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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