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Villa Tropical Oceanfront Apartments on Shacks Beach

Shacks Beach, Bajuras 326, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Isabela
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We where going to a family event and needed to stay overnight, so we stayed here for 2 nights. The room was comfortable and clean, felt like my grandma's. However, they don't have housekeeping unless you pay for the service. The location is a bit tricky to find but once you do is just great and the beach is one... More

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Portland, OR
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We recently had our wedding in Isabela and had all of our guests (60 people!) stay in apartments at Villa Tropical. I was a little nervous having all of our friends and family stay at a place I had never seen in person, but my concerns were laid to rest the second I saw the apartments and of course, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The apartments are cute, cozy, just in front of the beach. It's a place where you can escape from everything and have your private space to relax. The beach is great for snorkeling and scuba diving. The area is really safe too. It has a great location, 5 min away (driving) to Jobos, supermarkets, restaurants, everything. Defenitely I would stay... More

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We just stayed at villa tropical in Q5 and it worked out great.. Q5 is a small non ocean front unit but it was clean and nice. It has a nice kitchen and bathroom, the parking spots are right there (nice for loading and unloading luggage or what ever) . Even though it was non ocean front, it was just... More

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Indialantic, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I have been to Puerto Rico before for the excellent surf but until now have not been fortunate enough to stay at Villa Tropical. We recently spent three nights in the Filisha F2 which was ideal for our family of five. The hospitality that Trevor, Jennifer, and the rest of the staff showed us went above and beyond our expectations.... More

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Gulfport, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I stayed in Room # M1 on the ground floor, you cannot get any closer to beach, the sound of the waves crashing is very relaxing, the view is beautiful. Myself and my wife stayed for 5 nights, wished it was longer! A great location, off the beaten track, I think the best beaches in Puerto Rico! and I have... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A friend told us about Villa Tropical and we're glad we chose to stay. Stayed in M4 which is beautiful. The layout is a little funky but the great patio, huge patio doors and view of the ocean made up for the bathroom being by the kitchen. I'm glad I wasn't walking around naked because the entrance for M3 which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

First of all, Trevor and his staff cannot be beat! They were more than accommodating for our group of 10. We saw so many beautiful fish snorkeling! We supported bakeries, Abierto's grocery store, bought freshly caught lobster right on Shacks Beach, and enjoyed beach life to the max. This was our third trip here and we'll be back again! Adios... More

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Palm Beach, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We traveled to multiple parts of Puerto Rico and stayed here for 2 nights. The beach is amazing. Very pleased. We were able to snorkel with our 9 year old in very clean and beautiful water. Multiple fish and coral and a lot of rocks. Very friendly staff. Very informative about the area given in a handbook in the condo.... More

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Centerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Villa Tropical Isabela Puerto Rico, I would like to extend my deepest gratitude for such a wonderful stay at Villa Tropical in Isabela Puerto Rico. I’m pleased to say that it’s still the best kept secret in the Caribbean. The staff was courteous, knowledgeable of the area. The rooms… OMG! Five star quality accommodations; clean, modern, luxurious and private apartments.... More

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Address: Shacks Beach, Bajuras 326, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
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Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Isabela
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Beach Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
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Villa Tropical is an exclusive group of fully-equipped oceanfront apartments located ON Shacks Beach. Directly in front is the "Blue Hole", a coral-reef-protected swimming area that provides visitors the opportunity to enjoy a variety of sea life while snorkeling and diving in underwater caverns. Just west of the coral reef is a challenging surf break and almost a dozen major breaks are a short drive away. Exceptionally furnished with everything from microwave, barbecue to blenders, wireless internet and satellite. WE BOOK DIRECT ONLY! ... more   less 
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