Truly Oceanfront Condo in Luquillo, Puerto Rico

The beach view from our balcony during summerOur entrance to the building... from the parking lotBello Mar Apts. from a helicopter (prior to recent facelift)View from our BalconyLiving room with futonsFully equipped kitchenMaster bedroom (King Size bed)2nd bedroom (queen size bed)Extra chairs for tableFrom the kitchenExit to parkingOur lobby (entrance to building)

Overview

Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
Type: Apartment
Per night: $135 - $150
Per week: $850
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the Luquillo vacation apartment rental
Luquillo is known as the Capital of the Sun. Unique oceanfront apt. with WIFI for nature lovers. Amazing waterfront walk up, walking distance to Luquillo Kiosks with breathtaking views. Near El Yunque rainforest, Balneario Monserrate public beach, Riomar Beach and Golf Resort, El Conquistador Hotel, Horseback riding, Fajardo Bioluminiscent Bay, kayaking, visit the island of Vieques and/or Culebra taking a ferry from Fajardo, and many other attractions.

Two bedroom two bathroom apartment on second floor (14 steps up), with privacy and the best ocean view in the building. One king size bed, one queen size and two twin futons in the living room, high speed WIFI, cable TV in living room and master bedroom. Full kitchen with spice rack and all amenities but oven; we do have a toaster oven and a microwave. Refrigerator with ice maker, coffee maker, blender, wine opener, etc.

Hear the waves break from anywhere in the condo; just go down a few steps, open the gate to the ocean and you are in paradise. Swim at your own risk, since there are no life guards. Sometimes the waves are big and they take away the beach, but you always have the public "Monserrate Beach or" Balneario de Luquillo"" a few minutes away which is calm and gorgeous all year round.

Linens, towels, beach chairs and coolers are for your use. All papers (toilet, paper towel, napkins) are provided for your use and replace as used.

House Rules

Please NO smoking INSIDE APARTMENT (ONLY IN BALCONY), NO pets allowed.

ALL electrical appliance (AIR CONDITIONER AND LIGHTS) must be turned off when

guest leaves the apartment (we pay the highest price for kw/h in all the Caribbean

and the mainland US).

1) Under no circumstances are you to hang stuff on your balcony’s railing – no towels, sneakers, bathing suits, rugs, etc.
2) Garbage is to be deposited in the trash cans in the garbage area only.
3) The beach gate needs to be locked with your key when you come up. Same goes for the pedestrian gate up front.
4) Please keep the doors to each stairwell closed and locked at all times.
5)The hose is for you to rinse off sand before entering the building.
6)The parking spots are numbered to identify their owners; please respect them. If you have visitors and there are no visitor’s parkings (VP) available, they must leave your car outside.
Area Information
From the airport you go towards Fajardo, get on Route 66 to the end and take a right on Rd #3 towards Luquillo / Fajardo. Go straight on #3. Keep left until you reach Km. 33.4 and make a left turn (there is a sign that says Yunque Mar Beach Hotel). You drive till the end of the road 1 or 2 mins and take another left. 1 minute later on the right hand side (ocean) you will find our peaceful rental (right on the Atlantic ocean it's the last and newest walk up built in the area. It's on the same beach strip as the Yunquemar Beach Hotel.

Address is:

Street #1, Playa Fortuna #18, Luquillo, PR 00773

There is an assigned parking on your left hand side and also visitors parking idenfied with VP.

Availability Calendar

Rates

Begins Ends Week
Night
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Weekly Monthly Min
Stay
Jan 01 2013 Dec 31 2014 $135 $150 $850 - 4 Nights
Check In: 2 p.m. Check Out: 12 a.m.
Deposits: $250 (Security Deposit) which will be returned full or partially upon inspection of property. Full payment must be cleared 6 weeks prior to arrival. If you want to use Paypal add 3% to total.
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, PayPal, Personal Check
Other Fees: Cleaning fee $75.00 each

Amenities

  • Beds

  • 1 King Bed
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 2 Sofa Beds
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Balcony
  • Full Kitchen
  • Outdoor Shower
  • View (Ocean)
  • Beach Chairs
  • High Speed Internet
  • Parking Included
  • View (Water)
  • Beach Towels
  • Linens Provided
  • Porch
  • Waterfront
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • DVD Player
  • Microwave
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Blender
  • Hair Dryer
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Toaster
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron
  • Activities

  • Beach
    (onsite)
  • Restaurant
    (<1 mile)
  • Shopping Area
    (2 miles)
  • Hiking
    (5 miles)
  • Ocean
    (onsite)
  • Golf
    (1 mile)
  • Surfing
    (2 miles)
  • Movie Theater
    (5 miles)
  • Whale Watching
    (onsite)
  • Jet Skiing
    (1 mile)
  • Horseback Riding
    (3 miles)
  • Sailing
    (5 miles)
  • Basketball Court
    (<1 mile)
  • Kayaking
    (1 mile)
  • Boating
    (5 miles)
  • Deep Sea Fishing
    (7 miles)
  • Fishing
    (<1 mile)
  • Grocery Store
    (2 miles)
  • Casino
    (5 miles)
  • Snorkeling
    (7 miles)
  • Lake
    (<1 mile)



Other Vacation Rental Amenities
10 mbps WIFI, many great restaurants nearby, supermarkets, atms, kayaking near Monserrate beach. horseback riding, el Yunque rainforest, hotels and casinos, etc. You need to rent a car.

Reviews for this vacation apartment rental in Luquillo, East, Puerto Rico

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Ianamar Melendez

Orlando, FL

Amazing View!

This condo was great for our vacation. We wanted an ocean view and that is what we got, we were so close to the water you can even hear the sounds of the waves with the doors closed. The condo was clean and it had everything we needed to be comfortable in our stay. It was also close to really good restaurants. Needless to say our vacation to PR was amazing and waking up to that faboulous view was one of the highlights of our trip. Thanks for everything Edna!

Edna Martinez

Owner's reply:

I'm happy you enjoyed your stay in our waterfront property. You're welcome to stay again whenever possible!

DeAnn Klun

MInneapolis, MN USA

ON the ocean!

We loved this condo! Sitting on the balcony watching the ocean, listening to the crash of the waves, and being able to walk just a flight of stairs down to the water... Perfect! You can walk all the way to Luquillo beach at the lower tides. It's a nice walk to the river going the other direction. We were a little uneasy as we first drove into the neighborhood. However, we felt very safe there. The people of Puerto Rico are very friendly and welcoming. The beds were comfortable and the kitchen was well-appointed. There were plenty of towels and supplies. There was a nice breeze through the condo during the day and the bedroom air-conditioners were a welcome relief at night. Edna was available to answer our questions very quickly and went out of her way to make us comfortable in her home. We hope to return.

Edna Martinez

Owner's reply:

Thank you for your great review. I hope you come back soon!

John & Cheryl Clay

Boston

It's all about the Ocean!

Come to this place if you are on your Honeymoon and want total privacy in a wickedly romantic setting to enjoy awesome sunrises and breakfast with the Caribbean ocean at your feet. Or come to this place if you are retired, and want to escape to a warm and inviting paradise where the only thing you need to pack is a toothbrush, a pair of shorts and a smile. You might come to this place if you are tired of riding the elevators in high-rise resort hotels and want a more laid-back and personal experience. You could come to this place for a thousand other reasons. Just come to this place. Once you arrive you will know that it’s all about the beach, the ocean, the sun, and complete, total relaxation. The condo sits directly on the ocean’s edge. I mean –directly- on the water. The waves break against the seawall right below your balcony, providing glorious surround-sound surf continuously from anywhere in the unit. We have never slept so soundly, and I swear I had the most colorful dreams of my life here. The ocean is a mystical force, and you can’t get closer to it than here in Edna’s Bello Mar condo. Edna and David are most gracious hosts. You are not dealing with a time-share broker or vacation rental clearinghouse. Every detail of your stay is handled directly by the owners, and it is clear they take great pride in their property. The Condo was equipped with every imaginable amenity and convenience just like at home…. because this -is- someone’s vacation home that you are sharing. Back to the beach. This is the –total- beach experience. For 16 days in February we woke up after a blissful surf-induced sleep, ate breakfast on the balcony right over the water’s edge, spent the day in the sun on Luquillo Balneario Monserrate, prepared dinner in Edna’s exceptionally well-equipped kitchen, relaxed on the moonlit balcony watching the cruise ship parade out of San Juan, and went to bed to do it all over again. Sure you can visit El Yunque, and San Juan is a quick 20 minute drive from here. But ….. if you are seeking total oceanfront immersion and deep relaxation, why bother? Everything you need is within a two-minute drive; full groceries, Walgreen’s, and a variety of restaurants at the Luquillo Kioskos. Be sure to try Ay Bonito! # 21, our favorite. We haven’t even left yet, and already have planned next year’s visit. That’s how much of a warm and comfortable place for the Soul this part of Paradise is.

Edna Martinez

Owner's reply:

Thank you so much. We are so happy to know you really loved our condo and amenities so much you'll be back next year. See you soon!

Carmita Laboy

Mexico City

Been in Paradise...

My first encounter with this paradise was on 2009 when writing my book, Acto Sexual. Since then, every year my ocean and sky encounter while been at Bello Mar takes place in order to keep me going. Listening to the constant sound of the ocean, been just there, been able to enjoy cruises when leaving PR and to embrace myself with pure energy in the precise location where the ocean meets the river is just magic... is PARADISE. Facilities are perfect, location near everything including designers shopping paradise are just some of the amenities I enjoy.

Edna Martinez

Owner's reply:

Thank you for your beatuful comments. We both agree that this location and facilities are excellent!

Traci Dundas

Pittsburgh, PA

Nice place for a family

Edna was very gracious with us and fixed the AC unit and internet when we had problems with it. She also kindly bought a spice rack for us. She and her husband were excellent to rent from. Otherwise the place is fantastic. I did not realize how loud the ocean is so shut the windows if you want to watch a movie, because you are literally on top of the ocean. It is fantastic to sit on the porch and you are literally 15 mins from the rain forest at El Yunque. Also there is a nice beach in front of the condo most of the year although not in the winter when we went. No biggie though you can walk down the street from the condo a bit and cut through the basketball court to get to the beach and the beautiful river upstream. It flows into the sea and has a gorgeous view of El Yunque. I have even heard in other reviews of people going to the pool and cabana in the resort on the other side of the river. You are also minutes from the main beach in Luquillo and tons of great restaurants which Edna helped us with. Also check out Fajardo (Las Cabezas) which has some great restaurants and ocean views. The neighborhood is typical Puerto Rico and like other places there are walls and a security gate. We walked around and everything was fine. Overall a great stay, a beautiful bay, and attentive service. Thanks

Edna Martinez

Owner's reply:

Thank you for lovely comments, I enjoyed meeting you and your family. The spice rack has been a hit!

Judith B. Walter

Gurnee, Il. USA

A vacation in paradise.

A friend and I recently had the pleasure of spending two weeks in Luquillo at the Bello Mar 'Apartment of Edna Martinez. The pictures of the ocean view from the balacony don't do it justice. The ocean waves came to the property edge. We fell asleep to to sounds of the ocean. The sunrises were breathtaking as we did yoga on the spaceous balcony. AT night we gazed out to the ocean by the light of the moon. Edna made sure we had everything we needed as far as cooking , cleaning, laudry, towels,beach chairs, coolers, etc. The beds were so comfortable. The showere had ample warm water for showers.. We walked the beaches everyday enjoying day after day of wam and sunny weather.We were very pleased with our stay and look forward to another visit. Luquillo is a quiet, lovely vacation destination. The local kioskos provided temtpig delicious local foods at reasonable prices. Try the mufungo with creole sause with rice and plantain cups filled with crab. Vacationing in Luquillo at Ednas' lovely beachfront apartment was one of my favorite places to relax and enjoy the beauty of the ocean and Puerto Rico. Pass up the hectic crowded city of San Juan and relax at beautiful Bello Mar Apartments. Not having a car proved to be no problem as we could walk nearly everywhere. When a car was needed local taxis were prompt and reasonable. We did take advantage of several tours to the rain forest and Old San Juan offered by the nearby Rio Mar Resort. We discovered a small convienient store a block away from our apt. that offered warm breads delivered daily for breakfast. A small local resturant had tasty breakfasts, lunches, and dinners where we met many friendly locals. The mufungo is so good! I fell in love with the fried plantains and the Mahi-mahi . At the nearby beach we rented a lawn chair for $1 for the day, enjoyed shish-kabobs of plaintains and chicken with pina coladas in coconut shells. We feel in love with our 'home away from home" in Luquillo. You will ,too. Our hostess, Edna was very helpful giving lots of information to make our trip a wonderful time. The apartment was spacious, comfortable, clean with the best view of the ocean anyone could want!. Our two weeks went much too fast.

Edna Martinez

Owner's reply:

Thank you for your great review. I am so glad to hear you had a relaxing and pleasant stay. I was also very pleased having you as my guests and found the apartment in great condition after your departure. You are welcome back anytime you wish. Hope to have you back soon! Edna & David

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What to do in Luquillo?
A: Visit El Yunque National Rainforest, Monserrate Public Beach, Bioluminiscent Bay in Fajardo, Horsebackriding in Carabali, Kayak and Jet Ski rentals nearby, Casino and golf at Rio Mar Beach Hotel. You can't miss the kiosks: Our favorites are #21, #2, #11, #34 and #60.
You can go to the islands of Vieques and Culebra from Fajardo (20 minute drive) via ferry.

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    Colegio San Conrado, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, Interamerican San Juan
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    Proud owner of a gorgeous beachfront property in Bello Mar Apartments in Luquillo, PR. Love swimming, kayaking and nature. When I get to this place I can only smile, it makes me so happy. The sound of the ocean, hearing the waves break... the only thing you see from the porch is the beach and ...
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