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Luquillo 'La Pared' Beach & Plaza: 1 (base) or 2 bedrooms (surcharge applies )

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Typical Luquillo town house - plaza a few steps to the right, La Pared Beach a few steps to the left
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Typical Luquillo town house - plaza a few steps to the right, La Pared Beach a few steps to the left
La Pared Beach is less than 30 seconds from your front door!
Entry garden - hopefully the passion fruit will be fully grown and cover the canopy when you visit!
Front balcony is a great place to hang out on our 'wrap-around' patio.
Living room has sofa, cable TV, wifi, local phone and lots of seating - including window/bar counter
Living room/dining room opens onto the balcony and windows open to create bar-style seating.
There are two hammocks to use on the balcony or beach!
Looking from the dining room to front balcony and living room.
Balcony is directly on the street, but shutters give lots of privacy.
Looking from the living room to dining room and kitchen.
Dining room looking to kitchen passthrough and window with bar/counter for extra seating.
Window shutters provide indoor/outdoor living and a small bar counter for hanging out...
Outside shower so you can wash off the sand from the beach with hooks for wet towels.
Entry Garden with bar/window - outside shower is behind shutter.
When you enter, go to the shower and wash the sand off before entering to the right.
Front Balcony with cabinet for beach towels, hammocks and a few toys.
Kitchen is small but well equipped for cooking or preparing you picnic for the beach!
New window shutters give an indoor/outdoor feel with bar seating at each window for even more fun!
Kitchen has pass-through to the dining room.
The back yard has a  large tiled table and bar - perfect for hanging out after the beach!
Back yard seen from behind the bar looking to the table and fountain.
Back yard patio with large table and bar - Party Time!
Back yard Patio has large table, bar and BBQ.
Main bedroom with king bed
Main bedroom has shelves for clothes and we'll leave some extra towels.
Main bedroom with king bed - all windows are screened if you don't like airco!
Second bedroom is normally set up with one king bed.
Second bedroom has airco, ceiling fan and is very quiet for sleeping!
Second bedroom can also be set up with two twin beds - but you must request in advance.
Bathroom has shower (no tub) and plenty of towels. Beach towels are available on the balcony.
Bathroom with shower (no tub).
City Hall looking from the plaza - our house is to the left between plaza and beach.
The town plaza is just 10 steps from the house with bakery, minimart, church and more!
Even the local graffiti has Caribbean charm - pass this on your way to Ernestina's restaurant.
'La Selva' Nature Preserve just past the two condos by the plaza - miles of unspoiled beaches!
La Selva Nature Preserve perfect for birdwatching, just minutes away - looking toward El Yunque!
Fishing boats at the end of our street.
Rent umbrellas, beach chairs or take a surfing lesson at the end of our block!
The beach at the end of our block.
Skateboards are very popular and you'll often find a group at the end of the street.
Pasta y Pueblo is one block from the house for TripAdvisors #1 rated restaurant!
Skateboard park is often set up at the end of the street.
La Pared Beach means 'The Wall' which runs along the town's seaside promenade.
La Pared Beach
La Pared Beach at the end of the street.
La Pared Beach
Rent beach chairs, umbrellas and water toys at the west end of La Pared beach just before Playa Azul
The point between La Pared and Playa Azul is great for kids at low tide!
The view of Playa Azul when you turn the corner from 'La Pared' beach.
On weekends, Playa Azul has several food trucks parked at the beach.
Playa Azul Beach - lined with high-rise condos - so very quiet during the week.
Playa Azul is very quiet during the week - only a 10 minute walk, great for snorkeling!
During Easter week - 'Semana Santa' processions march through the town's streets.
The 'kioskos' range from street food to fine dining and fun bars!
The 'kioskos' at Luquillo public beach.
A 7 minute drive will bring you up to the edge of the rainforest for these fantastic cascades!
Several times a year the plaza is used for concerts - but don't worry, your house is still quiet!
La Pared is the surfing beach - and just steps from your house!
Surfing competition at La Pared beach.
Surfers on La Pared Beach - see Mike for some lessons, great for kids too!
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Overview
Rental Home -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Luquillo, Puerto Rico
Typical 'pueblo' beach house only steps from Luquillo town plaza and one block to the 'la pared' beach which is one of Puerto Rico's favorite 'town beaches' and the center of east coast surfing.

This is one of the best values for a house so close to the beach. Many nearby 'beachfront' condos require elevators, lobbies and longer walks to beach. Condos are great for people who want a 'gated experience' - this house is for people looking for a truly local experience in the center of a Puerto Rican beach town.

NOTE: The base rate is for one or two guests in One Bedroom. If you have 3 or 4 guests then we will unlock a second bedroom - it can either be one king bed or two single beds. If you have two people who each want their own bedroom - send me a note so I can adjust the rate.

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About the Owner, Richard H
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : May 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 96 reviews and 4 properties
Interaction with guests
The owners are located in San Juan, but we have a handyman who lives in Luquillo who can take care of any issues with the house while you are there.
Key pick-up is in San Juan (less than 10 min from the airport) but you can leave the keys at the house when you leave and go directly to the airport.
We're only 45 minutes away from Luquillo is there is anything that requires attention.
We also have rentals in San Juan if you need a place in the Arts District after your stay at the beach.
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Steve V
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3 reviews
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Reviewed June 13, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Awesome location just a short walk to the beach and great restaurants nearby. Richard is a great and friendly host and made our stay very pleasant! Also, If you are looking for a more private beach experience just walk to the right past La Pared beach towards La Selva and you will have miles to yourself. It's quiet and very...

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Terry K
2 reviews
Reviewed June 2, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Richard was very accomadating to work with. House was perfect for our needs, would love to go back with group. Ac kept BR cold. Hammock on porch was a delight. Close to pasta y pueblo, Boardriders and Beach.

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A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed May 22, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Location is great; right off the beach and 20 minutes from el yunque. The place is very cute and was exactly what I was looking for. It was small, but had everything that necessary for our stay. There were lots of great food options nearby and within walking distance too. Its very much in a 'typical' puerto rican town, which...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Availability
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Showing rates for up to guests.
Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
$69
$450
$1,350
Aug 16, 2017 -
Oct 4, 2017
Summer: 1 Bedroom Rate (book 3 or 4 guests to use 2nd Bedroom)
3 nights
$59
$400
$1,150
Oct 5, 2017 -
Dec 21, 2017
Fall: 1 Bedroom Rate (book 3 or 4 guests to use 2nd Bedroom)
3 nights
$65
$445
$1,200
Fees
  • Cleaning fee: $85 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Base price is for one bedroom with king bed. If you additional guests, we will contact you to see if you prefer the second bedroom to have one king or two twin beds.
There is a 7% short term rental tax administered by the Puerto Rico Government Tourist Office on all short term rentals in Puerto Rico less than 90 days.
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About the neighborhood
Less than one minute walk to 'la pared' (the wall) beach, surf shops, restaurants and bars in town center.
15 minute walk to famous Luquillo public beach and local food kiosks.
10 minute drive to El Yunque rain forrest.
10 Minute drive to Seven Seas beach and the 'Cabesas de San Juan' Nature Reserve and Eco-tour.
10 minute drive to Fajardo ferry for Culebra and Vieques (Spanish Virgin Islands).
40 minute drive from San Juan airport (SJU).

Once you get settled in the house, explore the stores and restaurants around the town plaza. Calle 14 de Julio goes along the west side of the plaza with 'El Fogon de Juanita' restaurant, the town 'panaderia' or bakery that opens at 6am for early coffee. Across from the bakery is the town hall and then the street e...
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Getting around
There is no public transportation outside of San Juan.
Uber will bring you to Luquillo for approx $65 fixed rate. However, there is not very much UBER coverage in the Luquillo area, so you may have to wait for a car or find 'no cars available'.
Taxis are available, but expensive with a trip from San Juan in the $80-100 range.
Once you are in Luquillo, you can walk to many restaurants, mini-mart, bakery, or just across the main road to a large supermarket.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: SJU: 26.1 mi
Ferry: Fajardo: 7.5 mi
From the airport - follow signs for Carolina.
You will come to a point where the highway divides into Rt 3 and Rt 66.
You can take either one in the direction to Rio Grande.
Rt 3 is a local divided road lined with strip malls and local businesses - it takes about 15-20 minutes longer due to stop lights - but there is no toll.
Rt. 66 is an expressway with two tolls - but no stop lights so it can be much faster.
Both roads meet up again in Rio Grande and you'll continue to Luquillo.
I'll send detailed directions after you confirm your booking.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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