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The Villa Tropical is THE PLACE to stay when near this part of the island.
Our villa was clean and comfortable, with the best views anywhere. The staff is always ready and willing to make our stay enjoyable, and they always deliver.
This place is absolutely ridiculous!
The view is AMAZING! The amenities are outstanding! I honestly can’t think of anything negative to report. If I had to put something, I would say that the bedroom needed some type of curtain or blinds. In the morning it...More
What an absolutely amazing stay! Great customer service! Friendly staff throughout our stay! All you want to see in this area is very accessible. We definitely could have stayed longer if time allowed!
We spent 11 days in M4 at Villa Tropical. We didn't want to leave!!!! The apartment had the most amazing views and each evening, we had spectacular sunsets. The apartment was clean and cozy and contained everything we needed. The grounds are well maintained and...More
Perfect and literally right at the beach. Filled with everything you could need. Amazing and friendly staff. They have liquor, water, snacks, swimwear, etc. Anything you need they have. Staff also are very helpful in getti g tou a taxi or helping with restaurants and...More
Since 1990, Villa Tropical's Location and Accommodations have enchanted visitors from around the world. Villa Tropical Inc. represents an exclusive group of fully-equipped oceanfront and non-oceanfront …Moreapartments located ON Shacks Beach (Playa Shacks), Isabela. Directly in front of the VT Main building 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 favorite kite-surfing and SUP destination. There are 31unique, fully - equipped apartments with everything for your home away from home on the beach. Many amenities are included like your clean sheets and towels, cooking tools and utensils, FREE wifi, FREE A/C, FREE Parking, FREE beach access, FREE soap, dish detergent, TP and PT :) LOL and cleaning supplies and FREE BBQ tank refills. The NEW Villa Tropical Gift Shop has souvenirs, beverages, incl alcohol, and conveniences. The friendly Canadian Owners and helpful staff are kind, resourceful and a joy to vacation with. Villa Tropical's Best Value is maintained by the owner's maintaining direct relations with customers, thus why you will never find us on an OTA's top list. Villa Tropical books solidly 2 years in advance for high season dates. Less
Response from JTiller111 | Property representative |
No - TripAdvisor has changed the number against our explicit request to return it to the real number which is 787-872-7172. This has happened before . I understand it’s for tracking for them but it’s false advertising too... More
No - TripAdvisor has changed the number against our explicit request to return it to the real number which is 787-872-7172. This has happened before . I understand it’s for tracking for them but it’s false advertising too and we pay for a business listing and the information that is to be presented is 787-872-7172. Same number for almost 30 years!
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VT Main (BL, TR, TL), Villa Rivero and Bajandas units have the shortest distance to the swimming area outfront and best views of the blue hole coral reef but agreed, sometimes having a pool option too is golden with kids... More
VT Main (BL, TR, TL), Villa Rivero and Bajandas units have the shortest distance to the swimming area outfront and best views of the blue hole coral reef but agreed, sometimes having a pool option too is golden with kids. Mother Nature sets the schedule for calm vs rough waters and though we can estimate calmer in summer than in winter, it all depends on the weather. If however it is super tough swell surfing time of year, best to watch not snorkel. If it's calm you don't need to venture far from shore to see live coral and an assortment of sea life. The swimming hole always offers a protective refuge for bathers but expect a current, which in itself can be loads of fun. One can always drive the short distance to jobos beach or crashboat for more sandy bottoms. There are beaches best known for learning to surf and those like shacks known for its miles and miles of untouched wilderness. Our kids, 7&9 love the Long Beach walks exploring for shells and bamboo and other ocean collectibles. Calm is ok, but they prefer waves to jump in. Booties are advisable as well as encouraging doing our best not to touch the coral or sea plant life but just in case, nice to have on. Always wear your mask so you can keep an eye on your underwater surroundings and you will have a great time. Rent an SUP and explore the reef from above the surface. Walk over to tropical trail rides and enjoy a shacks beach horseback ride adventure. Call reservations and talk more about when you are planning to visit and we can best advise on available units and their features for families. Remember we book direct only - no ota's - call 787-872-7172. See more pics on our Facebook page and on Instagram @shacksbeach.