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Villa Tropical Oceanfront Apartments on Shacks Beach

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Shacks Beach, Bajuras 326, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As other reviews have stated, I hesitated to share and want to keep this gem to myself but Villa Tropical deserves the praise. We just returned from our stay in B2, a two bedroom, second level apartment with the very best view of the "Blue Hole" and swimming area at Shacks Beach. B2 is very rustic but clean and functional.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in OB2 &OB3, girls getaway. Perfect for families with small children. The beds are comfortable and the a/c works well with fans to help with the heat. Although we made the best of it there were a few things that would have made my stay even better. The sofas gad rhe springs sticking out so you could not... More 

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

i promise, I am NOT exaggerating! Absolutely perfect! We have stayed in at least 5 other places in Puerto Rico between rincon and Isabela. Villa tropical is the MOST professional and accommodating place we have ever stayed. Also the cleanest and most equipped. We were in ocean blue 3 and really enjoyed the amenities! We were a family of 4,... More 

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Highland, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Okay I am hesitant to tell people how nice Villa trop is for fear of invasion. Playa shacks is a beautiful spot, a famous kiteboarding and surf spot with more undeveloped beach around it than any place in Caribbean/Atlantic. V.T. has units that vary widely in price depending on the view, size and amenities but we have stayed in three... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This was our first time staying right on the beach, and Villa Tropical did not disappoint. The beach is clean and almost empty despite 80 degree daytime weather in January. We watched the stars late into the night and saw maybe half a dozen people pass by total. The stars were incredible and we saw several shooting stars, too. The... More 

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Dewey Beach, Delaware, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

There isn't a better beach in the planet. The people at Villa Tropical are amazing to deal with. I wouldn't stay at any other place in Puerto Rico. Close to a couple nice restaurants and just down the hill from the grocery store. You really never need to travel far to get any provisions and they now offer most things... More 

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University Park, Md
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This experience on the beach in a fully outfitted, comfortable, bright and clean apartment can't be beat. ON THE BEACH! Listening to the SURF! Our accommodations are clean, attractive, and easy to maintain (with full kitchen, one bedroom, full bath, etc.). Plus owner Mike is good peeps: environmentally sensitive, uber-friendly, and responsive to any need. I am planning to come... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We have been going to Puerto Rico for 10 years and have always stayed here. We did stay somewhere else one year and it just wasn't the same. We always stay in R-1 which is a one bedroom oceanfront villa. Sadly it is becoming a 3 bedroom villa. We have fond memories at this wonderful place. R-1 is very special... More 

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed for a weekend at a one bedroom apt on the second floor. I had to arrive very late and had to call the emergency # because I got lost and the owner was very nice and guided me to the correct bldg on the phone! The balcony was shared and the neighbors were nice quiet people. The view... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We recently attended wedding on the beach at Shacks. We had a great time, with members of the wedding party spread throughout several properties starting at Villa Tropical and heading towards the east. The apartments at Villa Tropical were very nice, clean and well maintained. The property was quiet and had parking for our rental cars. The owners were very... More 

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