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Bedroom 1 / Bathroom 1 / Sleeps 4 / House
Bedroom: 1  Bathroom: 1   Sleeps: 4  Type: House

1 Full bath

Orchid Lane 1 BR House in ESPERANZA:180 steps to Caribbean Beaches/Boardwalk/Restaurants

Our 1 Bedroom 1st floor unit on large property sleeps 2-4.

We offer a new memory foam core QUEEN bed in an AIR CONDITIONED bedroom. Bright and airy, traditional Vieques home, solid and comfortable.

(For kids or additional guests: queen size pull out couch in living room, or queen size air mattress for bedroom)

Full indoor bathroom, with huge shower.

Fans, great breezes from trade winds, A/C in bedroom.

Large private yard in the heart of the best tourist neighborhood in Vieques.

Tree lined yard, multilevel decks, landscaped front yard, large plantings.

Village living, no car necessary. Large fenced yard.

High speed WIFI included. Washing machine with clothes line.

2nd floor apartment is owner occupied.

See Sunrise & Sunset from your front porch in Esperanza.

Outdoor seating area for four people. Large lot with a 3rd floor viewing deck, excellent for star gazing, sunsets & ocean view. Tropical plants & bamboo grove surround yard.

Complimentary use of beach chairs, towels, and snorkel gear. Fully equipped kitchen, linens, bath towels, and beach towels included.

From our home you are 1/2 block away from the beautiful deep blue Caribbean Ocean. Simply walk out your front door down 1/2 a block to the "Malecon", the "Boardwalk", where you can stroll along the promenade to watch breathtaking sunsets, take a swim in the Ocean, eat at any one of the 9 restaurants on the strip, enjoy a cold cocktail, shop the boutiques, hear music, or take in culture at the Vieques Historical Trust. Also on the Malecon are water sports rentals (jet ski's and Kayaks) and the world famous Bio-Bay tours leave from there as well.

2nd floor efficiency apartment may be available to rent along with 1st floor unit, sleeps 2, has separate entrance, it's own bathroom and kitchen. (Owner occupied Sept-April)

No need to rent a car, because everything is right out your doorstep:

- 1 block to 4 beaches

- 2 blocks to a bakery and (2) grocery stores (Green Store & Lydias)

-1/2 block from a family friendly playground, with basketball court and baseball diamond.

-1/2 block to Restaurants, shops, and museum

-15 minute walk to Sun Bay, one of the largest beaches in Vieques

BEACH ACCESSORIES PROVIDED:

Beach towels, beach chairs, floaters, fins, snorkels & masks provided.

Walk down the street to our Boardwalk called "the MALECON" and step into the Caribbean sea, or a restaurant or the island only bar with a huge micro brew selection, or one of the best restaurants on Vieques: Quenepo Resaurant or Billi Restaurant. Eat and dance with the locals La Nasa on the waterfront with cheap beer and traditional fried foods. Cheap good eats at Bananas or Duffy's with occasional live music.

Rent and book tours right on the Malecon for the BioBay, kayaking, jet skis, charter boats leave from our fishing pier. Watch the sunset from the best spot in Vieques--the Esperanza fishing pier. GO snorkeling by boat or sailing from Esperanza. GO horseback riding or to the nigh tours on the best biobay in the world.

Esperanza, our fishing village, also has a great small museum with local natural history, culture, and arts, and workshop events and lectures. They also host the recycling center for eco-conscious visitors.

Our concrete cabana will make you feel at home. Nicely furnished with solid wood furniture, and tiled throughout, decorated, homey and comfortable. Great for a couple or a family of 3-4.

You can snorkel right in the bay, you can swim to the island in the bay. There is so much to do here without getting into a car. But if you want to rent a motor scooter, or take a publico (our shared taxis) this is the spot.

Our home is a an EASY place with KIDS: we have a fenced yard, walk to beach for quick trip and be home for a nap, big park and playground the other end of the block! Big new Gazebo in the huge play park at the other end of our block from the ocean.

Little kids love to play around the small pier. Horses walk by on the street.

We are located at 66 ORCHID LANE, "Calle Orquideas" in Esperanza on the Caribbean side, 12 minutes from the Ferry, 15 minutes from the Airport. Easy and inexpensive access via publico or private taxi.

TripAdvisor property ID 2585496

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Book this 1 bedroom house in Isla de Vieques today! A total of 4 people can sleep here comfortably.

Travelers are sharing their opinions on this property. It has an overall rating of 4.5/5 thanks to an average of 21 reviews.

Costs vary, with the average weekly rate as low as $515 to as high as $572, depending on travel dates.

The owner responds to 87% of inquiries and last updated the property’s calendar Dec 09, 2018.

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About the owner

About the owner

Nancy E.
Response rate:
87%
Calendar last updated:
09 Dec 2018
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

Policies

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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Map

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Proximity to TripAdvisor's Top Vieques Attractions

Amenities

Amenities

General


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washing machine

Phone / Internet


  • Internet access
  • Wireless Internet

Property Features


  • Parking
  • Secure parking

Kitchen


  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outdoor


  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Private garden
  • Shared garden

Onsite Equipment


  • Boat available

Suitability


  • Children
  • Pets
  • Smoking not allowed

Bathrooms


  • 1 Full bath

Reviews

Reviews (21)

Very Good – based on 21 reviews Very Good
21 reviews

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Very Good
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“Good location”

Reviewed 2 Mar 2017

This Orchid Lane house was a stone's throw away from the Caribbean. We often got up early and walked to the Malecon with our cup of coffee to watch the sunrise from the dock. The bed was the most comfortable I have experieinced in a rental situation. The kitchen has very little counter space so it is difficult to do your own cooking. The yard was pleasant with lots of plant life, it made you feel private from the street. Lots of roosters crowing at all hours of the night and day and town sounds but this is to be expected if you stay in town. All in all this was a good fit for us.

Response from the owner I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay! We are certainly all about location and comfort! -Leif

“Can't wait to return”

Reviewed 13 Feb 2014

My husband and I stayed here as part of our honeymoon to Puerto Rico. This was a perfect fit for us, with everything we needed, and we did not rent a car. We caught a couple rides with locals and otherwise took a few taxi rides during our 5 night stay. We walked to at least 5 beaches, were 1/2 block from ocean and sunset, and restaurants. We cooked during a lot of our stay and the apt. does have a coffee maker now (saw that in an old post), decent pots and pans, and most things you'd need in a kitchen. Nancy and Bruno were respectful of our privacy but we happened to love talking with them! They were very kind and had great stories. They helped us navigate when we asked questions and helped us get some great bread and coconuts. They teach bikram yoga on site and we loved their class. That was an amazing bonus. We will return and stay here again!

“Island Paradise”

Reviewed 4 Feb 2014

We have been to Vieques a number of times and love the island flavor. This place exemplifies all that we love about the island. The peace and tranquility, the mix of tropical paradise and the natural Caribbean lifestyle. The location is ideal allowing an easy walk to beaches, shopping, dining, groceries, ... or just enjoying a glass of wine and the gentle island breeze on the front patio area. This is a perfect place for a couple to relax and enjoy life. Our hosts, Nancy and Bruno were extremely helpful in making arrangements before arriving and providing information about the island during our stay. They are there when you need them, but totally respected our privacy. They are also truly good people who have embraced the island culture and are able to make their guests feel completely at ease in such a wonderful community.

“Location, location, location!”

Reviewed 22 May 2013

My husband and I and our 2 kids stayed here for a week, and we absolutely loved it! You couldn't be in a better location, less than a block from the Ocean, lot's of restaurants and shops, we had a blast. We walked down to the Malecon and watched sunset every night...rented kayaks and paddled out to the little island in the Esperanza bay to do some snorkeling, walked to Sun Bay for a day at the Beach. We only rented a car for 1 day to check out the rest of the Island, but I don't think we missed much, Esperanza is the place to be. The house was adorable, the bedroom was big enough for our kids to sleep on the air mattress next to the bed my husband and i slept in. We loved having dinner outside in the garden, (having our own kitchen helped save $$ by not having to eat out 3 times a day) and people watching out the front porch was so fun, we even saw a few horses go by! The owners were very nice, friendly, and knowledgeable, helping recommend places to eat that the kids would also enjoy, and pointing out the best spots to snorkel. I would recommend this house to anyone coming to Vieques!

“Loved the Lotus Pad”

Reviewed 15 Mar 2013

Have stayed twice in the last two years, and love The Lotus Pad. Such a sweet home with a big yard, great location, nice block, great hammocks, we relaxed totally. Love all the outdoor seating. Comfortable bed. We really feel like we have our own Shangri La when we stay at the Lotus Pad--even read some meditation and yoga books. It was like a retreat. Can't beat this value. Love close everything is. Nancy is very sweet and helpful.

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