Accommodations & Surroundings:
The advertised 1-BR Apartment's 480 sq. ft. consists of:
1. One bedroom with a/c, ceiling fan, HDTV, screened windows, towels and bed linen provided, one Double Bed, a 30x72 inches roll-away cot. Ask for availability of twin sized bunk bed to sleep four.
2. Bathroom with lavatory, shower stall, and toilet.
3. The kitchen-living area has a sofa, ceiling fan, dining table and appliances (electric cooktop, refrigerator-freezer, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster, sink), silverware and cookware.
4. A roofed porch with dining table and chairs, ocean view, and accessible charcoal BBQ grill.
The rental apartment which is situated at Tamarindo Estates - a small, intimate rental complex which contains only 12 simple and comfortable apt. units as the one described, in the midst of a large division of virgin and undeveloped 60 acre estate. While Tamarindo Estates is nicely secluded, it is an easy 5-minute drive from town. The rental apartment is receded to the back from the beach and sits high on a hill, thus allowing very nice ocean views from higher up. Regarding REVIEWS, your host and owner, Jose, has received over a hundred very good and excellent travel reviews on his Tamarindo rental apartments in Culebra. Please contact Jose for more information.
AREA ATTRACTIONS: * Home to Culebra's National Wildlife Reserve under the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
* Culebra is home to the endangered Leatherback Turtle and many breeding seabirds.
* Several pristine, unspoiled beaches around the island.
* Many exciting sites around Culebra for scuba divers.
* Culebra is a secluded paradise largely untouched by development.
*Culebra is home to Flamenco, rated one of America's top 10 beaches.
* Good variety of restaurants and grocery stores.
* Easy access via San Juan airports and the airport and seaport of Ceiba, PR.
* Daily flights and ferry crossing from mainland Puerto Rico.
TRANSPORTATION TO CULEBRA ISLAND: : The easiest way to reach Culebra is via San Juan, Puerto Rico. The flight from New York to San Juan takes 3 1/2 hours; from Miami to San Juan it's 1 1/2 hours. San Juan International Airport (SJU) is served from the U.S. Mainland by Jet Blue, Delta, US Airways, Continental, Northwest, Spirit Air, American Airlines, and United. From the rest of the world, San Juan (SJU) Airport is served by Air Canada Vacations, Canadian Airlines, British Airways, Lufthansa's partner Condor, Copa Airlines, and LACSA-Group Taca.
Culebra has daily flights arriving from San Juan International Airport (SJU) and Isla Grande Airport (SIG) on Vieques Air Link and Air Flamenco. Passenger ferry boats are available from Ceiba, PR, a sea port on the east shore of Puerto Rico. For the taxi drive between San Juan and Ceiba you should allow between 1 1/2 and 2 hours, depending on traffic.
AMENITIES: * For your privacy and tranquility, there are only 12 apartments in the Tamarindo property where this rental unit is located.
* On-site Resident Caretaker is available, day and night.
* Air-conditioned bedroom.
* 1,800 feet of beachfront.
* Roofed veranda with ocean view.
* A beach-house for taking shade while on the beach, and restroom facilities.
* Easy walk-in snorkeling just off our water front in pristine waters.
* Located on Culebra's unique Marine Reserve.
* Rental unit is located in secluded neighborhood, yet only a 5 minute drive to town.
* For the more adventurous, exciting kayaking across one mile to the Luis Peña Cay.
PLANE vs FERRY from Mainland Puerto Rico.: Unless you can buy the ferryboat tickets online ahead of time, we strongly suggest that you take the plane as opposed to the boat to get on time for check in. The ferries may run late or not at all and you may have to take the next available ferry.
Cancellation policy: Up to 30 days prior to arrival, the deposit is 50% refundable. Less that 30 days, there is no refund.