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Costa Brava Guest House

Villa Borinquen | Santa Maria, 00765, Puerto Rico (Formerly Surfari Guest House)
Costa Brava Guest House
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This is where it's at. We met the owner James and he treated us like long time friends. I've never felt so welcomed and would recommend this spot to anybody in a second. Bottom line it's a great location with an ocean view yet quietly located just outside Isabel.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Long story short: James, the host came through for the ultimate save when we arrived on the island to find our original rental was unavailable due to a (surprise!) plumbing rehab. We rented a car through James and where more than happy to take the place of a last minute cancelation at Casa Brava. The apt had everything we needed:... More 

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Kirstenjean
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed with James for 3 nights in the airstream. It was very cute, and the outdoor shower was nice (though it doesn't have hot water if I remember, but I was able to use one of the showers in the other guest room). James was super hospitable and picked us up from the ferry (even though... More 

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Mantua, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

I traveled alone with my two boys and had some apprehension about being the only one in charge. James picked us up at the airport, helped us get a car and gave us a complete lowdown of what to see and do. He was always available to answer any questions and come to our aid. The house is very comfortable... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

WOW. Where to begin. First off, this was my FAVORITE of all 5 hotels my boyfriend and I stayed in throughout Puerto Rico INCLUDING the W in Vieques. Aside from the apartment being absolutely beautiful and having everything we could possibly need, I was blown away by the instant companionship and eagerness to show us the best time possible by... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We stayed here for two nights during our trip to Vieques and absolutely loved it. James met us at the ferry, cold Medallas in hand, and took us to pick up our rental car. Gave us a super helpful rundown of the island and then the best information of all...we had been upgraded! We were supposed to stay in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to get away from it all and Costa Brava seemed like a good fit for us. We never met James nor did that bother us. This place is self sufficient. We stayed in the airstreem and its a blast. When we got back I read some of the reviews and it seemed silly that some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Just returned from a fun getaway to Vieques- and a fabulous stay at Costa Brava! If you're looking for a place to chill out, you'll love Costa Brava. You'll feel like a local by the time you leave. We stayed in the apartment which had everything you need. Staying here is like staying with a friend that lives on the... More 

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

This was a super and special weekend! We had a great time, relaxing and having a lot of fun at Vieques and Costa Brava Guest house. Starting with a super host – James- that always is willing to help and give you advice on where to go and help with anything you may need. This host is one in a... More 

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Marquette, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Wow, were to begin... our trip was absolutely amazing and I am sure that it would not have been as good if not for our stay at Costa Brava Guest House. We stayed in the apartment and found it was perfect for a couple with everything you could possibly need (including a partially stocked fridge). James was a terrific host... More 

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