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Villa Tropical Oceanfront Apartments on Shacks Beach

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed February 9, 2012

If you are a traveler that needs constant pampering and a staff to wait on you hand and foot, then Villa Tropical IS NOT FOR YOU. For the rest of us who want a secluded (but not remote) relaxing vacation experience, then this place is perfect...absolutely perfect. My wife and I just returned from 5 nights here and had our...

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3Thank CourtneyfromDC
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Reviewed February 7, 2012

There is no other place in PR like this one. We live in the city and only went for the weekend to unwind a bit from everything and it was the best decision. The beach was spectacular; the room was impeccable and cozy. We are already planning to go back for a whole week. There is no way you don’t...

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2Thank Gugui G
New Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed February 3, 2012

My husband and I were very happy staying at the Villa Tropical. We are fairly picky about our accommodations and left pleased. We happen to stay in two units while on our week stay in PR due to availability issues. I will share the pros and cons from our perspective. 1) Ocean Blue Bldg. Rear unit with private pool. There...

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10Thank mkayhunt
New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed February 2, 2012

The Villa Tropical is directly on a beautiful stretch of the Atlantic coastline close to the northwest corner of PR. The combination of shade (the sun faces the opposite side of the island)and steady trade winds makes for a comfortable, refreshing climate. The Villa Tropicale consists of a number of apartments dispersed in several beachfront houses. We stayed in R1...

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4Thank rickdhmd
South Florida, Florida
Reviewed January 26, 2012

Incredible view and what a show. Kite boarders and surfers were riding fabulous waves. When it became calmer, paddle boarders and wind surfers joined the fun. Great decks. Fantastic walking beach with few people. Staff was terrific. Only down side were the commercial and military planes. Take off and landings are over the properties and even the sound of the...

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1Thank torobuque
Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed January 11, 2012

Our stay at Villa Tropical was during Thanksgiving. There weather was nice, Waves were spectacular (to watch - I don't surf)!!! A lot of reef, but it did not stop us from swimming and so on.. The couple who manage the apartments are Good Folks :) The apartments are fully equiped and worth every penny! Highly recommended! BR Tina &...

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1Thank Tinaroll
Avon, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed January 9, 2012

Trevor and Jennifer are the best, will go out of there way to help in any way!!! And, best view at the point of "Shack's"... Thanks for taking care of us! Jay Crawford - www.outerbankskiting.com

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1Thank Jay C
Avon, North Carolina
Reviewed January 8, 2012

Trevor, Jennifer and staff saved our vacation! Villa Tropical owners Trevor and Jennifer really do care about their guest experience, comfort and guest service is a top priority at Villa Tropical. We thought we were saving a bit and rented from another place at Shacks-site unseen. Big mistake-Big letdown....lets just say it was not for us.......Villa Tropical owners Trevor and...

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1Thank karen8858
Puerto Rico
Reviewed January 7, 2012

We stayed in one of the 1 bedroom apt's with the kitchen and during veterans day weekend in 2011 and really enjoyed it. Having the beach just steps away from you and hearing the waves at night was great. We live on the other side of the island and enjoy getaways like this. Although you have to share the back...

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1Thank Luisound
New York City, New York
Reviewed December 12, 2011

We stayed here in November, 2010 so I'm a little late with my review. I traveled to Isabela during the low season so with Weather not being all that great we spent a good deal of time in the apartment we rented for the week at Villa Tropical. As there weren't many tourists around the owner bumped us up from...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 apartments 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Tropical Oceanfront Apartments on Shacks Beach

Address: Shacks Beach, Bajuras 326, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Isabela
Price Range: $80 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 31
Also Known As:
Villa Tropical Oceanfront Apartments On Shacks Beach Hotel Isabela
Tropical Hotel Isabela
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“None of the rooms are far from the beach. Villas closer to the office are closer to the swimming beach, but really, none are very far away.”
genenurse, Nov 28, 2016 | Read review
“during winter waves will get loud”
627katarinar, Oct 15, 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view is the best, although other rooms are fine I love to wake and see the ocean”
333diverdarryl, Aug 11, 2016 | Read review
“Double room, single bathroom, full kitchen and living room apartment.”
RosarioJR, Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Joslyn or Trevor”
Debbie0416, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
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