2013 Silver Top Vacation Rental COZY FOR TWO
From $125 / night
- 1 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 2
Description from the owner
AWARDED 2013 Silver Top Vacation Rental by FlipKey.
Rated EXCELLENT 2013 on TripAdvisor & FlipKey.
RECOMMENDED on TripAdvisor. Verified TripAdvisor Listing since 2009.
Cozy For 2 is the third floor of our home. It has 1 bedroom with a queen bed, a spacious living area, dining area with wet bar and a
bathroom. The bathroom is ceramic tile with large shower with ceramic tile seat. Our newest addition to Cozy For 2 is our OUTDOOR KITCHEN. The outdoor kitchen has a ceramic tile counter top with double sink. Get your mornings started sipping coffee and cooking bacon and eggs on the skillet watching the awesome morning sun...rise over the mountains. The dining table is under an arbor with trailing vines and flowers. Beautiful hummingbirds and butterflies enjoy the arbor also. Sip on your favorite cocktail while preparing your evening meals on the gas BBQ listening to the sound of the Coqui's and views of the mountain lights. There is also a porch off of the inside dining area so you can watch the sunsets and take a glimpse of the ocean.
Cozy For Two is located in a nice, friendly, and family oriented neighborhood known as Parcelas Estela in Rincon on the west coast. You walk past 7 houses and you're at the Caribbean Sea on Corcega Beach. Corcega Beach is one of Rincon's most beautiful beaches
with white sand and calm turquoise water great for swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking. You can walk for miles along this stretch of beach searching for sea glass and shells. When you finish your walk jump in our Caribbean Pool where the average water temperature is 76 - 80 degrees and the weather is always great. You can snorkel here, however, I recommend Steps Beach which is about an 8 minute drive. We will gladly lend you snorkels, masks, and fins to explore the reefs and the underwater life. Most of the spectacular fish and other underwater animals can all be seen while snorkeling. Snorkeling trips to Desecheo Island can be arranged if interested. There are many nearby beaches to enjoy from sunning to surfing.
We are within walking distance to restaurants, shopping centers, bakery, grocery stores, and the downtown area. All you need to bring is just a few clothes. Everything is furnished..shampoo, conditioner, body wash, beach chairs, beach toys, beach towels, umbrella, cooler, bikes, and all linens. Wi-Fi included.
Rincon is a very laid back little town and Safe. There is NO crime and you will find all the people are friendly and are willing to help you in any way. We have no stop lights yet! Rincon is not clustered with high rise resorts and hotels like the larger towns in Puerto Rico. Rincon is a small town, however, it is spread out for miles. I recommend renting a car so you can venture out and see what Rincon has to offer. You may want to visit other towns on the west coast of Puerto Rico now called Porta del Sol which translates to "Doorway to the Sun". Most of the natives speak English so do not worry about Spanish lessons.
Southern hospitality (North Carolina) is hosted by Jean and Harry Hopkins. In our small garden we have oregano, HOT peppers, and tomatoes. We also have Star fruit, sour oranges, avocados, and bananas all of which are seasonal and we will gladly share with you. Your stay at Cozy For Two will be relaxing. Mingle with the locals around the neighborhood. Enjoy the excellent local food. If you want to have a Bar B Q and fresh fish is on the menu, just ask. Our local neighborhood fisherman drive by your vacation home with his catch of the day. Dine outdoors, listen to the coquis, and enjoy our quaint little neighborhood. If that is too soothing for you, you can venture off to one our of cafes that provide live music and dancing or try your hand in one of the casino's which are about a twenty minute drive.Read more
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Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0 based on 158 reviews and 2 properties
2013 Silver Top Vacation Rental COZY FOR TWO
Rincon, Puerto Rico
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- Ceiling Fans
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- A/C or climate control
- Linens Provided
- Fitness Room
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Mountain Views
- Paper Towels Provided
- Satellite or cable TV
- DVD Player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - ask
- Suitable for the elderly - no
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 600 square feet
What Past Guests Are Saying
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61 guest reviews
97% of guests would stay again
OMAYRA AND JOSE LUIS
BRONX, NEW YORK
This is the third time i stay at cozy for two and as always the service and attention is excellent. As always Jean is great and we get treated like family. You don't get that at a hotel. The place was as always clean and maintained. Jean & Harry make sure that every detail is covered. The place is quiet and great to be at. The beach it's nearby and everything is within walking distance. Jean hope to see you soon! and thank you. From Omayra and Jose Luis.
R and F
West Coast , Canada
A welcoming and wonderful host who goes the extra mile to make y
Cozy For Two is located outside of the city and although it had easy access to the beach, its location was not ideal. The unit was very unique, offering two balconies with great views of a traditional neighbourhood. For those travellers interested in snorkeling and surfing, a car is necessary as those world renowned beaches are 5 km away. Read more
Response from Jean & Harry Hopkins - 04/04/2014
Thanks for the review Faye & Rick! Harry and I always go the extra mile to make our guest feel welcome and at home. I always tell our guest we are located in a nice, friendly, and family oriented neighborhood known as Parcelas Estela. Both balconies do have great views and a relaxing atmosphere in which all of our guest enjoy. The Town of Rincon is very small spreading out to 76.12 km so 5 km to the snorkeling and surfing beaches is just a short distance. Cozy For Two is only 11 blocks (20 minute walk) to the Downtown Plaza. No matter where you stay in Rincon a car is always recommended.
Thanks again for staying with us at Cozy For Two. I enjoyed being your host for the 4 days you were with us.
Jeff and Ruth Paquette
Southern hospitality at its best!
My wife & I recently stayed at Cozy for Two in Rincon, PR. It is located in a great neighborhood about 2 blocks from the ocean and is close to restaurants and other amenities. Jean and Harry are the perfect hosts. They are attentive to every need of their guests, including insight on attractions in the area and options for places to dine out. Thanks to the Hopkins we really felt as if we were at our home away from home!
Cozy for Two had everything the two of us needed in the way of accommodations including glimpses of the ocean and a deck to cook out on and dine under the stars.
It was truely a great place for us to come back to after a day of beaching or exploring the western half of the island.
We definitely will come back to Cozy for Two.
Great hosts, great time.
Thank you so much to our generous hosts. This is our second stay with them and we really enjoyed a quiet weekend. Very clean, relaxed atmosphere, two porch areas for eating, very functional comfortable and did I mention clean unit. great southern hospitality on the part of our host and hostess. They even brought us, "batida" AKa fruit shake one morning. They are working hard to trap roosters too. Good job and thanks for a great stay.
Fantastic Couples Retreat in Rincon
My husband and I had an amazingly wonderful visit to Rincon. Cozy For Two is a charming couples retreat that has all of the comforts of home. Jean and Harry made us feel so welcome and they went out of their way to meet all of our needs. They had all of the beach equipment you might need and they are a wealth of knowledge for great restaurants, bars, and sights around town. We will tell all of our family and friends about Cozy For Two.
Cozy for Two is the perfect getaway for couples traveling to Puerto Rico. My girlfriend and I just stayed there for three days, and it was our favorite part of the trip. The apartment is on the third floor, with 2 outdoor patio areas to hang out, have drinks, and enjoy a meal. There is plenty of space inside for two people, with a full living room, kitchen, dining room, bedroom, and bath. The place was exceptionally clean, and came with everything we needed to have a great vacation. It's perfect if you want to make some of your own meals. We hit the grocery store on our way there, and it worked out perfect. In the mornings we cooked breakfast out on the porch, and made lunch each day to take to the beach.
Jean and Harry are amazing hosts. They have everything you need for the beach, and provided us with coolers, snorkeling gear, beach towels, and made great recommendations on what beaches to hit. They also gave us recommendation on the local restaurants, where to get good seafood, and the best value for dining.
It was our first time renting a vacation rental by owner, and after this it makes hotels seem so boring. I'm already looking forward to coming back, and have recommended this to several of our friends.
Wonderful location, perfect hospitality and darling accommodatio
An absolute hidden gem in Rincon. Perfect location to beaches and unbeatable hospitality. This is a great spot to make your home base for any couple who enjoys a bit of independence In their accommodations while benefiting from a comfort so f home and local advice . Cozy for Two has everything you need as couple enjoying a getaway. We felt welcome immediately and the hosts were attentive to needs and even offered some welcome surprises to make the trip truly special.
Delightful stay in "Cozy for Two"
We had an absolutely wonderful experience staying in "cozy for two". I like that the owners are on sight, because they take very good care of their property. Jean & Harry are very hospitable, and will do their best to make your stay enjoyable. I had read about the roosters waking other guests up (very) early, so, I brought ear plugs & I hardly noticed them. Actually, I thought they were very charming. There is a gorgeous beach at the end of their block, and Harry & Jean have beach chairs, umbrellas, coolers, snorkels, boogie boards & woogles for guests to use. There are only a couple of things that would have made our stay better; a/c in the bedroom...we're from Seattle, Wa & we would have slept much better if our bedroom was cooler & a cup of coffee the morning after we arrived...again, we're from Seattle & we need a cup of coffee! That's it! Read more
Response from Jean & Harry Hopkins - 06/06/2013
Thanks for the awesome review and happy that you enjoyed your stay. Cozy For Two is an open floor plan with no doors except for the bathroom. There is a 12,000 BTU AC unit located in the living area adjacent to the bedroom so the cool air blows through the two cased openings. There is a wall mounted fan in the living area and one in the bedroom to circulate the air if needed. The temp at night is in the low 70's and always a cool breeze if you leave the windows open. You chose to run the AC set on 62 degrees. You should have been freezing. There is a coffee maker and coffee in Cozy For Two. Anything thing else you needed all you had to do is ask and you would have received.
Thanks again for staying with us at Cozy For Two.
Nathan and Karen
We couldnt have chosen a better place for our honeymoon!
Jean and Harry were wonderful hosts for our 3 night stay here. They were easy to contact and gracious about our 10pm arrival when we picked up the key from Harry. They were easy to talk to and helpful but gave us plenty of privacy. The place was clean and ready for us when we arrived, and it included all of the basics we needed- bedding, towels, kitchen equipment, even coffee for the coffee maker, plus a bottle of wine and a special note of congratulations! The location was great too- we really enjoyed sipping coffee and relaxing on the deck in the mornings. We both really liked the feel of the neighborhood- definitely not touristy and a little run down- we were able to get a taste of life in Puerto Rico. We liked the grocery store down the street, which had everything we needed. And the beach was very close and hardly anyone else was there when we went. All in all, I highly recommend staying here if you want a relaxing but out of the ordinary honeymoon. Read more
Response from Jean & Harry Hopkins - 05/07/2013
Thanks for the awesome review. Guest like you and your new bride is the reason we have been awarded "Best Vacation Rental in Rincon" by FlipKey for the past 2 years. Harry and I are glad you liked the feel of our neighborhood and it is definitely not touristy. Our neighborhood Parcela Estella is known to be a prestigious sector of Rincon. There are some homes that are vacant and are in need of some repair and the lawns are not well manicured like ours. Homes like this can be found all over Rincon. However, you did get a taste of the real life in Puerto Rico.
We hope if you decide to come back to Rincon you will stay with us again. We enjoyed chatting with you and your wife and having you as our guest. Thanks for staying with us again.
I did an exhaustive search of a place to stay for our surfing vacation in Rincon and could not have found a better place! It was the perfect size for the two of us and we had everything we needed. Jean and Harry were incredible host by recommending places to go in town, always making sure we had what we needed and being genuinely kind people. The out was spotless and the venting windows offered an outdoor feel inside. We loved "Cozy For Two" and did not want to leave. We will be staying here again on our next trip to Rincon!
Perfect little place to get away from it all.
My wife and I had a great time. I couldn't have asked for more. We walked to the beach every morning and evening to stroll around - it was never crowded and always seemed safe. The apt is in a great little neighborhood with a lot of activity which was fun to see. Rincon's hills are accessible by car and really fun to explore. Highly recommended. Harry was great, unfortunately we didn't get to meet Jean. Not a single complaint from us.
Julia & Matthew
San Juan, PR
Top rated rental did not disappoint
My husband and I had a very enjoyable stay at "Cozy for Two." We joked that it should be named "spacious for two" because it had everything we needed and was not at all cramped. We found it to be clean and welcoming thanks to its owners, Harry and Jean. There are many great restaurants in Rincon, but we took advantage of grill and outdoor eating area to cook and eat dinner under the stars on our final night there. I agree with previous reviewers that you will hear roosters crowing, but you will find that anywhere on the island. Would recommend to any couple enjoying a visit to Rincon.
Ray and Patrice
midddle Village, NY
It Certainly was "Cozy for Two"
Ray and I loved our stay at "Cozy for Two",our hosts Jean and Harry were perfect hosts,very attentive to every question we had. The house was perfect equipped with everything we could possibly want. We ate in every night having cocktails (made with the provided blender)& meals on our balcony enjoying lovely sunsets. The location great, 2min walk to Corcega Beach, Supermarket and local stores with walking distance and the most delicious empanada stand right on the corner. Thanks Jean for the great smoothie on the morning of our departure.
Looking foward to our next trip to Rincon.
Thanks again to Jean and Harry we miss you guys already.
Glade and Bev
Had a great time!
Jean and Harry were so gracious and perfect hosts. They would greet us with smiles and ask about our day. They would give us suggestions when we asked about beaches or where to hunt sea glass and they were always willing to help in any way.
We enjoyed our time in Rincon and felt like we had truly experienced the culture where we were staying.
We came as guests and left friends!
Great hosts,very spacious,spotless villa
We had a lovely 11 day Christmas stay at Cozy for Two.Jean and Harry are the hardest working hosts ever,anything you may need all you must do is ask.The top floor apt has plenty of room ,nice deck off back and great balcony off kitchen area.Location is right off 115 making it real easy to get anywhere in Rincon.If you like to walk you have several great choices the town track or lovely waterfront
roads.Another plus was the iternet always worked.We have been to Rincon numerous times and can tell you you cant go wrong at Cozy for Two
This rental is a steal. The third story apartment has everything you need and more. We absolutely loved the deck with the outdoor kitchen, dinning area, and spent most of our time enjoying the views and weather. The neighborhood is peaceful and mostly quiet, with the exception of dogs, roosters, and occasional music, but you will get that anywhere on this side of the island. It will not deter you from enjoying your stay.
Jean and Harry were extremely accommodating and friendly. Jean is very easy to communicate with prior to arrival and she was very helpful during check in, providing a map and recommendations for around town. Harry is a friendly, bubbly guy with a great sense of humor. He was kind enough to shake avocados down from a nearby tree for us and shared lovely stories about the snorkeling and waterfalls available nearby.
The rental is clean, well-kept, and quipped with just about everything you'll need. Jean even let us borrow a blender and their snorkeling gear!
We had such a fantastic time at the Cozy for Two, and I highly recommend to any couple or small family looking for a cozy, fun, or romantic get away! Not only is the place great, but Jean and Harry really go out of their way to make your stay comfortable and special. We will be returning.
Yasmin & Raymond Gerena
Awesome experience once again!
Our stay at Cozy for Two meet all of our needs as expected! This is our 2nd stay here, and will continue to be our place of choice. Thank you Jean for making us feel like we were home away from home (:
We couldn't have chosen a better place to stay in Rincón for our needs and budget. Cozy for two is a little gem in this charming town. Jean was super friendly and helpful: she gave us some huge mangoes for breakfast, we had fresh beach towels every morning, advice on restaurants. The location was a bit difficult to find (we made the mistake of following our GPS directions and not Jean's; do follow her directions!) but after we got there it was a breeze to move around. The rental itself is very well equipped: ceiling fans, air conditioning (we didn't need it), microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, a small electric stove, gas grill outside, large shower, comfortable queen bed, sofa, tv, full size fridge, beach chairs and toys...
I would give it 5 stars, but I think some people would find the neighborhood a little too noisy for a vacation (the roosters and dogs may wake you up in the wee hours). Then again, it is a neighborhood, not a beach front strip full of hotel resorts. I personally think it adds to the charm of the place, but I guess it depends on what you're looking for. I would choose it again. Read more
Response from Jean & Harry Hopkins - 06/24/2012
Ana & Antonio, thanks for the great review and happy that you will choose to stay with us again. You two were super GREAT guest! During your stay there were two stray dogs running around the neighborhood which causes the other dogs to bark. The 2 strays now have homes. The roosters and the chickens we have no control over. They are a culture of Puerto Rico. The only place you would not hear them would be in a highrise with the windows closed and the AC running. Personally I had rather hear the roosters than the loud music as in some parts of Rincon.
Sorry I couldn't get you fresh fish so I made up to you with the lemon pie. Thanks again for staying with us.
Excellent home away from home
Had a great stay at Jean and Harrys cozy for two.Everything was as described.It was just what we were looking for,5 min. walk to corcega beach,nice neighborhood,clean,everything taken care of for us.Jean and Harry give great advice on all the beaches ,shopping,where to eat.Couldnt have asked for a better place to spend our vacation.Hope to be back next year,Thanks again
Dennis and Deb
Southern Hospitality in Rincon
You will find everything as advertised. Located in a residential Puerto Rican neighbor hood only blocks from the beach. Very relaxing with the added amenity of the neighbors crowing rooster. Came as strangers left as friends. Need to be able to climb a few stairs.
Amazing Puerto Rico Getaway
Bryan and I had an amazing getaway. I feel so lucky to have found Cozy for Two!! The place was great! All of the comforts of home plus an amazing location. Jean and Harry were the best hosts anyone could ask for, they know where to eat, secret waterfalls hikes and all of the best beaches. The place is clean and cozy, we looked forward to going "home" after each of our adventures. Highly recommended and we will be back!!
Cozy for Two is a fantastic getaway and Jean and Harry care for you as if you were their own family! Lovely set up, location and hosts!
Cozy Cottage Stole the Show!
Attending a friend's wedding in Rincon was supposed to be the highlight... little did we know that the cottage, Jean & Harry would steal the show. If you really want to get a local feel of Rincon, this is the place to stay. It was wonderful having Jean & Harry available for advise on where to go and comforting to come back each time to familiar and smiling faces. The accommodation was comfortable and clean!!! thanks Jean & Harry for making Rincon so special!!
Kansas CIty, MO
Great place with great hosts!
The space was wonderful! It was very clean and had a nice outdoor area as well. The hosts were wonderful-very friendly and helpful. We were provided som extra nice touches such as fresh beach towels, OJ in the fridge, and suncscreen. We were greeted with a tasty homemade deli tray made by Jean and a fresh baquette from them local bakery upon arrival! You will love it! Great location as well. Thanks Jean and harry.
Jake and Maria
We had a wonderful stay at Cozy for Two. The place is a good size, especially with the two outdoor spaces (the deck with sink, bbq, and table, as well as the balcony with table off the dining area). It's beautifully decorated and clean! The kitchen was stocked with cooking appliances, a bag of Puerto Rican coffee(yum!), dishes/utensils, a fridge with orange juice, a platter of deli meats and cheeses. The combination of fans and aC made it comfortable for those of us not used to humidity, though there were many times when the ocean breeze was enough to cool you down. The location is within an easy 5 minute walk to a beautiful, uncrowded swimming beach. It's also close to supermarkets, bakeries and eateries. The owners, Harry and Jean, made us feel like family and were at our disposal for anything we needed. I loved that they had all kinds of beach equipment readily available from beach chairs to snorkel gear. They even washed and dried our swim suits and beach towels for us so they'd be ready for use the next day! All of these conveniences combined with the top-notch hospitality of Harry and Jean and you can't ask for a better way to spend a vacation in Puerto Rico.
Zaida & Ernie
West Palm Beach, FL
Harry and Jean were great as they were last year.
Always helpful and responsive to our every need.
The house was absolutely clean and Jean did a great job to make sure it stayed that way for us throughout our stay.
Looking forward to going back!!
Erin and Justin
Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada
The place is super cute and plenty big enough for 2 people. Jean and Harry are awesome hosts and provide you with everything that you could possibly need. The beach is a 2 minute walk from the apartment and there is a store right down the street for anything you might need.
Bill & Tami Knotts
Getaway in Paradise
More than we expected, privacy was exceptional and our host couldn`t of been better.Harry and Jean where spot on with suggestions and directions. Balcony views of the sea and neighborhood where great, really enjoyed watching everyday life on the street. Everyone we dealt with in Rincon went out of their way to help us out and make us feel at home, very friendly.My only complaint, should of stayed two weeks rather than one.
Donna and Bruce
Loved the outdoor spaces
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this lovely apartment. It is immaculate and well-appointed with fresh towels each day! Because we like to spend as much time outdoors as possible we especially enjoyed the two decks and the outdoor kitchen. The deck facing the mountains was our morning spot and the deck facing the water and the sunset was our evening spot. We didn't want to leave and plan to return! Jean and Harry were great hosts.
Clean, Cozy and Friendly
Enjoyed our stay at the "Penthouse Suite". One of the main reasons I chose Cozy for Two was that owners Jean and Harry supply all the necessities (beach chairs, cooler, beach towels, umbrella) making it sooo easy for a carefree vacation. (I vividly remember a vacation in Mexico where I spent a whole day riding around looking for chairs and umbrellas.) Also important to me was having knowledgeable people, as they are, to give you tips and advice as to what to do and where to go. Accommodations were completely adequate and extremely clean. We did not use the cooking facilities at all. Stairs to the unit could be a problem for some elderly people. Only complaint I can think of is the neighborhood, although interesting observing the local flavor, is noisy with dogs and roosters. We put the air on at night and this was not a problem.
cos cob, ct
perfect! easy, convenient, comfortable, and welcoming
Jean and Harry were home when we arrived from the airport. They were very welcoming, took our bags to the room and showed us around the apartment. The apartment had everything jean promised, shampoo, platter of cheeses and ham, fresh bread, and coffee. It was spotless!!! The place is very comfortable. They also had nice quality beach chairs. One afternoon when we got a rain storm, Harry arrived at our door with two umbrellas.
You will definitely want a car. Everything is very close, but it is fun to explore. I didn't remember reading that daily service was included in the room, but it was nice that our bathroom received fresh towels and things were tidied up when we were out during the day.
overall, it was the perfect place for us and I wouldn't hesitate recommending it to any of my friends.
Mark & Isabel
New York / Germany
Relaxing stay at cozy for two
We've been staying at cozy for two in Rinc?n from 31st December 2010 until 07th January 2011 and had a really relaxing week.
The place is very clean and cozy is the right word to describe it... and it's the greatest thing waking up in the morning, feeling the ocean breeze and the sun is shining.
Also we made use of the outdoor kitchen more than once and always had breakfast and dinner outside which was great!
Jean always was there when we needed something, also she helped us by giving recommendations about what to do or where to go.
The flat is just a 5mins walk from the beach and also supermarket, bakery, pharmacy, etc. aren't far.
The week we stayed there was the week of Three Kings Day which is bigger than Christmas for people in Puerto Rico. So every night there was a party in another house in the neighbourhood which was pretty cool.
We always had good music and the summer- and vacation-feeling was even better!
When you want to have a relaxing vacation away from home but still feel like home you should definitely go! Oh and I really recommend the starfruit tree :) Who can have fresh starfruits every day?!
Relaxing stay in Rincon, Puerto Rico
We had a wonderful time staying with Jean at the Cozy for two. We stayed one week had had a very relaxing vacation.
More than just Cozy
Cozy for Two's name is deceiving as it's way more than cozy it's actually much larger than any hotel room and way more comfortable. The back patio in addition to the side terrace facing down to the beach makes for a great place to spend your evenings and morning.
Jean couldn't have been more attentive and was actually waiting on her deck for us to arrive and waved hello to us as we were driving down the street. Jean was available when needed and always helpful but not so in your face that you felt uncomfortable. The deli plater was a great treat after a long trip and saved a stop for lunch after landing and got us to the beach that much quicker. The birthday cake was an even bigger surprise. Cozy for Two felt like staying with family and I hope to get back again soon.
Cozy For Two - absolutely wonderful place to stay
I found Cozy For Two by chance on the internet, and how lucky I was! I arrived late in the evening as a sole guest until my daughter joined me a few days later and Jean was waiting for me and was very welcoming. I immediately knew I had made an excellent choice. The deli tray, fresh bread, milk and juice in the fridge was much appreciated and the apartment had everything I could possibly need, was beautifully presented and spotlessly clean. Clean towels and beach towels were provided daily. Just check Jean's list of what is provided. I couldn't believe it when I returned one afternoon to find my washing done...on many an occasion! I felt safe and secure in Cozy for Two and Jean checked that all was well whenever she saw me. The walk through the garden to the apartment, which is part of Jean's home, was always fun, passing fruit trees, flowers and stopping to watch the little lizards scurry away. Cozy For Two is just perfect if you are a single traveller or a couple, close to lovely beaches, a variety of shops and food stores and only half an hour's drive from Mayaguez. Jean provides certain equipment for the beach, for example snorkelling gear and there is free Wi-Fi if you want to keep in touch. We loved listening to the tropical noises in the evening and waking to the dawn chorus of cock-a-doodle-doos! It really was perfect and if you never stay here, you will have missed something special! Thank you Jean.
Troy and Gina Jost
Best place to stay in Rincon.
My wife and I had a great time staying at cozy for two.
The owner Jean Hopkins is a great hostess.
She was more than just the owner of the property. She was like a friend.
Every morning she would greet us with a smile and give us information
on things we would interested in doing on our stay in P.R. She also
set up surfing lessons with a wonderful instructor and horseback riding
for us. The place itself is very cute, clean and yes cozy. We went to
the local bakery and market and make some really great meals from that place.
On her property there are fruit trees that she lets you pick fruit from and
the beach was so close that you could walk there in a matter of a few minutes.
The prices are very reasonable and to be able to meet a wonderful person like Jean
we would have paid more. We have been to P.R. before and stayed at the big hotels
and though they are nice, this was something we will always remember. We
are planning on returning to Jeans and Harry in april and staying in her larger
house. (She has one that sleeps 8) Believe me this place is well worth it and
you should give yourself the chance to stay in such a quaint place and meet such
a lovely lady.
New Paltz, NY
Loved Cozy for Two
Awesome, amazing place to stay while taking in the local culture. Jean and Harry's "Cozy for Two" is immaculately clean, spacious and comfortable. The stay was personalized with local warm bread, butter, orange juice, coffee, milk, sugar and a deli tray. We felt like we were home. How nice not to have to worry about these staples upon arrival. Jean provided fresh towels daily and garbage pick up. And imagine 2 blocks from a beautiful beach with use of a cooler and beach towels as well! And at night we sat on the veranda overlooking the beautiful view. We could go on and on because we had a wonderful time in Rincon, but Jean makes it special. Jean knows everyone in the area and shares a wealth of information. We are looking forward to our next trip.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Beautiful beaches, friendly people, and relaxing enviornment.
Jean was absolutely amazing and was accommodating to our needs in so many ways!
Jean greeted us when we arrived at 4am in the morning due to flight delays. She was a gracious host and we were able to immediately relax and enjoy some yummy snacks that she prepared for us when we arrived.
The house was cute and quaint, and close to the beach. Waking up in the morning was breathtaking, overlooking the lush mountains on one side and view of the ocean on the other.
This place is highly recommended for a quick weekend getaway or long summer vacation.
I wish we could have stayed longer!
Comfortable, spacious, and close to the beach!
Beautiful house, amazing landscaping, and close to the beach. The view was beautiful, the mountains on one side and a glimpse of the ocean on the other. The bed was very comfortable and we greatly enjoyed our stay. The apartment was super clean and cozy. It was really nice to have fresh bread, juice, and water upon our arrival, provided by Jean and Harry. Rincon is a bit spread out so I would recommend having a car.
Read why we returned a 2nd time to cozy vill for 2. We liked it
Returning to the same place 2 years later says everything about how much we love
this place! Harry & Jean are the best host and hostess of Rincon. They welcome you
with a warm greeting, big smiles and a comfortable, well-cared for home that feels
like your home-away-from-home. They always have a deli tray, coffee, juice and tea
waiting upon arrival. They recomend all the best places and will go out of their way to
accomodate you during your stay; even growing aloe in the garden for any guest who
gets a bit too much sun. Haha. I love that they provide the complimentary laundry
service, bath and beach towels changed daily, but the best thing is their beach room
downstairs. They allow guest to freely use beach chairs, coolers, scuba gear, Boogie
boards etc from this room and will share anything of the like to make your stay as
relaxing and enjoyable as possible. This makes for an easy vacation with kids too as
all the fun beach gear is there. Their neighborhood feels completely safe as does all
of Rincon. Since moving down from North Carolina after their retirement a few years
earlier, they have excelled at what they do because they love what they do and the
people they meet while doing it. They are gracious enough to simply offer directions
for one family and chat leisurely with the next family for an hour like old friends. The
cozy villa for 2 is warm, inviting, spacious and has great views. We recomend them to
all our friends and will return again in the future. We can't say enough about how
much we love it there especially with all that Rincon has to offer. Snorkeling,
horseback riding, surfing, swimming, diving, and some of the BEST restaurants we
have ever eaten in we have at our fingertips in Rincon. We even loved driving around
seeing all the views and the grand homes of the area. Rincon is truly a diamond in
the rough. I can't imagine staying anywhere else and getting such a bargain. Great
hosts iwith a great place with an affordable price.
Couple on Vacation
Home away from home
Where do I begin to describe our wonderful stay at Cozy for two? The pictures on the site do no justice to the beauty of the place and the surrounding neighborhood.
Jean and Harry were wonderful! They made sure that our stay was perfect. With ammenities befitting of a 5 star hotel (Beach chairs, umbrellas, coolers free of charge?? You can not find that anywhere in the island) It was like staying with family, that spoil you and beckon to your every need without being obstrusive. They gave the best advice and made sure that we had the greatest stay.
I personally am a germ-phobe and all tiles and floorings were squeaky clean.
Thank you again for my birthday flower arrangement. I highly recommend Cozy for Two... Words can not really describe how perfect our stay was. We hope to be back soon.
Just looking at our pictures makes us want to go back again
Coming from NYC, we’re always looking for a relaxing beach vacation with
good local food and sight seeing perks. Cozy for Two fit the bill to a 'T'.
What can I say about Cozy for Two?
It's a bright light-filled place that we found both stylish and comfortable.
The bed was comfortable and the bathroom was spotless.
The neighborhood is delightful and the beach is just down the street.We
loved waking up to the roosters crowing in the morning, making coffee in
the sunny dining/living room and drinking it out on the shady veranda.
The Wifi is free and dependable. There’s a TV with a DVD player and VCR
built in, so bring your Netflix DVDs.
The interior is well equipped with coffee pot, toaster oven and microwave.
Jean has supplied the little things that you need but don’t think of: cutting
boards, coffee, coffee filters, sugar, salt, pepper, full ice trays in the
We got fresh towels everyday, the thick plushy kind. It really is true that
you don’t need to pack your beach towels. I packed ours just in case, but
when we got there, Jean gave us nice, big, clean beach towels, so that I
never used ours.
Seriously, don’t bring yours, save the space in your luggage for coffee and
The outdoor kitchen was a joy to cook in. There’s a working gas grill! Try
to find that in a hotel. If you like to cook, there’s a lot of local produce to
work with, fresh fish, meat and poultry. Just ask Harry and Jean what you’re
looking for and they’ll point you in the right direction. There’s an Econo
Foods supermarket close by and a bakery down the street for fresh bread.
And here's the biggest reason why you should pick cozy for two: Jean,
Harry and Scooter were just the best hosts. It’s the best place to stay in
Sunbaked and Smiling
Best vacation in years
Cozy for two was perfect, it has everything you would need and it's centrally located on a great swimming beach and a couple of local food and drink spots. For the surfers out there it's only 2 miles to 4 of Rincon's best surfing spots as well as awesome snorkeling. Jean and Harry are some of the nicest people around and any visit with them would be one of your best. I highly recommend staying we and we are already planning our next trip down.
The best lil' place in Puerto Rico.
The most important thing I can say about our recent travel experience to Rincon, PR and specifically our stay at Cozy for Two is that it was exactly what I expected. That's not to say that there weren't a few surprises and certainly the exciting Puerto Rican driving was among them! What I mean is that whenever one books travel (particularly via the internet)there is always an inherent risk and a slight concern about what you might actually get. With Cozy for Two what you see is what you get. The house looks just like the pictures, every review on the website is spot on and Jean, Harry and Scooter are just as hospitable as everyone said they would be. I mean seriously, where else will you get your personal laundry done every day of your vacation??!! We are currently making plans for our next Puerto Rican getaway...hopefully we will bring back enough crazy Midwesterners to get to stay in "the big house" downstairs!
Metro Detroit Area, MI
GREAT SPOT, VERY CLEAN, NICE HOSPITALITY
My wife and I stayed with Harry and Jean for about a week last month. We really enjoyed our stay. My wife commented at how clean the unit (especially compared to another we stayed at on the east side of PR). The location is convenient, in a little residential neighborhood, safe, but not the prettiest area with a variety of chickens and dogs that do make a bit of noise, especially in the early AM. We just closed the windows and turned on the A/C and it worked out fine. The unit is very close to the beach (a 1-2 min. walk) and it's easy to drive from here to Domes or Sandy Beach or the lighthouse.
Jean and Harry are quite friendly and knowledgeable. They pointed us to restaurants, etc. that they thought might interest us. The room is reasonably priced and, as I mentioned, VERY clean and well equipped.
We would recommend to any who are interested in a clean, affordable villa in the heart of Rincon.
The service was great, the property, people, location were all wonderful. I would highly recommend staying here and will mostly likely stay here again in the future.
Couldn't have been nicer
Cozy for Two had everything promised and more. From the moment that we arrived Jean, Harry and their son did everything that they could to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. They shared their knowledge of the area and showed a real concern for our enjoyment of Rincon.
Our friends who were staying in a hotel continuously expressed amazement at the amenities that we enjoyed that they didn't--chairs, umbrella, cooler and beach towels were in our trunk as we visited the many beautiful area beaches. Arriving back after the day out to find that the clothes from the hamper had been washed, dried and folded was a real bonus.
Before we left we had a chance to see the 4 bedroom unit on the first floor which was beautiful. Like the top floor it was very well maintained and tastefully decorated.
Great hosts and cozy accomodations!
Jean and Harry went out of their way to make our visit to Rincon a great experience. We got in late on our arrival day and they had prepared a lovely plate of cold cuts, cheeses, vegetables and a beautiful loaf of wonderful fresh bread! To our pleasant surprise the dirty laundry we had been placing in the laundry basket was found hanging up on the clothes line completly and carefully washed and fresh! This made the burden of doing laundry upon our return less taxing. They were full of advice on places to visit and the best places to eat which provided us with something to look forward to exploring each day. They provided snorkeling equipment for our use so we did not have to rent it and they told us of the best places to go. We actually saw a sea turtle among a plethora of other beautiful tropical fish during one of our snorkeling excursions. The appartment is located less than a 5-minute walk from the beach which made evening strolls along the lovely public beach very convenient. There is a good sized grocery store just minutes from the appartment so it was nice to be able to have breakfast foods, some fruit and of course some cold beer on hand!
Ocean city, nj
Perfect for a week in rincon
We had a wonderful time at cozy for two. The apartment was clean and had
everything we needed. The outside kitchen was our favorite part... It was beautiful to
be able to eat in the deck. Jean and Harry were perfect hosts. They had a deli tray
for us the first day and fresh towels prepared every morning. It was great to stay w
such friendly, helpful people. They gave us our space but were there with advice
when we needed them. The apartment was in town, not but a few minutes from the
popular surf breaks. Great value and perfect for our stay.
Grand Isle LA
I went to Rincon after a 3 night stay at the Rio Mar Beach Resort west of San Juan. It is beautiful and manicured. I felt a little out of place because I like to see the local culture, not other tourists. So I went on a drive and had a great time from R.Mar down to Guayama and back up 52 to R. Mar.
The trip to Rincon the following day was as beautiful a drive as I have ever been on. The scenery is gorgeous and so many different types of geology is shown, from the mountains to the fields and onto the beaches....breathtaking. I found myself stopping just to take photos and forgetting to do that...I would just sit in utter amazement at God's creation.
When I arrived at Rincon I found the guest house after a quick call to Jean narrowed it down, it was a simple to find. I remembered that they only take cash, checks and I had neither,,,,,the ATM's in town were down so I was in a pickle. I went back to the house depending on my faith in God to work things out,,,,He did, of course and the Jean and Harry said for me to go ahead and stay,,,just to mail a check when I got back home!!!!
Try that at any chain hotel!!!! You will be sleeping in your car,,,,hahaha
Anyway, I am not suggesting for everyone to use this method of payment,,hehe,,,,,I just wanted to give you a glimpse of the type of people who operate this property. It is more than that,,,I awoke to find a big pot of coffee waiting at my door! I had a star fruit right off the tree!
My time was way too short at the Hopkins', "Cozy for Two," Do not make the mistake I did and waste valuable time at another establishment,,get to Puerto Rico, and get to Rincon 'Cozy for Two" and then begin your explorations. You will never regret your decision. I hope to return as soon as possible...The apt. is beautiful! The people in the neighborhood are great.....Have fun...Go West!
James and Ginny
Great stay at Cozy for Two
My wife and I really enjoyed our week at Cozy for Two. Jean and Harry were the
best hosts ever. I've never had such great service, even at pricey hotels. The
house was very comfortable. Everything we needed was provided, from beach
chairs and towels to a gas grill. There's a beautiful beach at the end of the street
and the local food was delicious. Our stay at Cozy for Two was a great experience
and I highly recommend it if you are looking to stay in this area.
Northern New Jersey
Honeymoon in Paradise
Cozy for Two is the perfect place to stay if you prefer to keep away from your typical hotel crowds. We chose this as our honeymoon spot and we're so glad we did! Accomodations were perfect! Jean & Harry are wonderful hosts! They were nice enough to let us spend a few nights in their Villa Sol, which was awesome! Both units were extremely clean and beautifully decorated. All you need to bring is your clothes, all else is provided for you. The area is great! Plenty of places to eat, beach is right down the block. It was truly a honeymoon in paradise...looking forward to returning next year to vacation with the family!
Cozy for two /w cool breezes is
AWESOME!!!! My wife and I stayed in Harry and Jeans third floor escape for a total of 4 days 5 nights and the view from cozy for two is unbelievable. It was sunny almost every morning and in the afternoon we could look off the deck at the clouds rolling over mountains. Hardly any rain even during the peak of the rainy season. We loved our stay on the westside and have so many fond memories of our stay there at cozy for two.
P.s. if you are going for the sunsets not Aug. O.K.
a great escape
Cozy for Two is a charming place. The apartment was very clean, well-furnished, comfortable, and quiet, and all of the facilities worked perfectly. The balcony with a view toward the beach was the perfect place for breakfast and lounging. The beach is within walking distance (easy to park too), and Jean and Harry have all of the necessary supplies and more. It was nice to have the option of finding any of the major chain stores and restaurants within 15-30 mins to the east on Highway 2 (nearby Mayaguez Mall is huge and just like home), while the route to the west offers local and roadside alternatives. Rincon Tropical was our favorite among the local restaurants, with delicious fish, octopus, and beef. There are also several supermarkets, banks, etc. nearby. Jean and Harry are very thoughtful hosts and took care of us very well. One of our trip's highlights was a local flea market they recommended. They also grow delicious avocados, passion fruit, and star fruit that we are still enjoying at home. We really did not want to leave!
Best Vacation Rental!!
Jean and Harry were the best hosts you could ask for. The made us feel very at home and had our "cozy for two" spottless everyday! I would highly recommend this to everyone: couples, singles, father and son... everyone would have a great time in this rental! Not to mention the great fresh fruit you can pick and eat right outside your door!
we loved it and hope to be back soon!
It is really cozy! - with a lot of hospitility and atmosphere!! Thanks to Jean and
Harry!!! And it is only a short walk to the beach...
Bronx, New York.
THE BEST KEPT SECRET IN RINCON.
Each time i travel to Puerto Rico i make reservations at hotels. This time i wanted to have a different experience. I found this amazing place called Cozy for two. The place was warm,cozy, super quiet and private. I stayed with my son and Jean and Harry made all their efforts to make us feel comfortable and made us feel like if we were family. I miss our morning chats and advise of were to go. I certainly over packed. They provide you with everything for the beach. Just bring your bathing suit. The villa was equiped with everything you need from coffee pot,cookware,toiletries, and of course fresh laundry every day. Every night Jean will have the AC on in the villa so we can come to a cool place and relax. WHAT ELSE CAN YOU ASK FOR? I LOVE THIS PLACE.I HIGHLY RECOMMENDED IT TO EVERYONE. JEAN AND HARRY ARE THE BEST. BRANDON SAYS HELLO! :) I'LL SEE YOU SOON!
Endroit tr?s tr?s bien.L'appartement est super propre,bien a?r?, s?curitaire. Situ? vraiment dans un village des gens de la place. Cozy for two est tres bien entretenue et c'est h?tes sont charmants .Jean fesait m?me notre lavage.Vous avez des chaises,serviettes de plage , plache pour la baignade etc.
Le seul inconv?nient la plage au bo?t de la rue c'?tait pas ? notre go?t.Tr?s petite et pas int?ressent. Comme nous avions une voiture nous avons ?t? ? diff?rente plage tous les jours. Et ? ?picerie pas bien loin on trouve de tous.
Salt Lake City , Utah
Best Accomadations we have ever stayed in
I found the "Cozy for two" on craigslist originally
and initially I was a little skeptical. After
emailing Jean a few times we decided to go for it
Jean had me mail half the cost to them upfront with
a check and I was just hoping that it wasn't a
scam. But when we arrived and met Jean and Harry
we immediately knew these people were for real.
They were so kind and trustworthy and just made our
vacation the best vacation we have ever been on. I
would recommend this place to my own mother and
father. They made our stay so wonderful. They
were so helpful in helping find fun things to do
and get information about activities. The place
was spotless. It felt brand new it was so clean
and tidy. We loved having a kitchen to prepare
food while we were there. And the deck was just
awesome. And for what's out there, it was very
affordable and a great deal. We are dying to go
back to Puerto Rico and would definitely stay here
again. Staying at Jean and Harry's accomadations
was like staying with good close friends. In all
honesty we were completely surprised at how much we
lucked out in finding these this place, and how
amazing our stay was at "cozy for two"
New York, NY
A real home away from home!
Jean and Harry Hopkins are FANTASTIC hosts! From the moment we arrived we felt so welcomed, and as though we were staying with really fun relatives...that we actually liked! The house is perfect, clean, comfortable, and welcoming. The house is close to everything and in a safe relaxing beautiful neighborhood. I travel quite a bit and it is the perfect mix of tropical beauty, sweet hospitality and native charm. All of the extras are included that you need...even more than you need! Fresh towels, clean laundry and they are so generous with fun stuff like bikes, beach stuff, and fresh grapefruit! I can't wait to go back and will definitely stay with Jean and Harry again!
Ann Arbor, Michigan
I can't think of anything that could have made it better.
The location is perfect. Jean and Harry were great about providing
recommendations for food, activities and taking care of us, but were not
intrusive. The space was PERFECT for two people. The bed was comfy. The
bathroom is pristine. Jean did our laundry!!!!!!!!!!! I have stayed other places
in RIncon, but in the future I would be very disappointed if I had to stay
somewhere other than Cozy for Two.
Thanks Jean and Harry!