This truly is the best family rental you can find. We went to a vacation wedding in June, 2011 and stayed at this house. It is divided into two separate units upstairs and downstairs. Downstairs is a modest 1-bedroom unit with a large kitchen/dining room/living room. Upstairs is a very spacious 3-bedroom unit.
In the downstairs unit was my brother and his wife. Upstairs was myself, my wife, our two kids (aged 2 and 4) and my parents. There is a huge kitchen, a big dining room and a nice living room. The bedrooms are great. The first bedroom is a smallish bedroom with two single beds and a stand-alone wardrobe. The second is a normal sized room with a queen bed and a sink (sort of odd, but also convenient). The third bedroom is the master bedroom.
The master bedroom is probably larger than most people's apartments. The king sized bed in there almost disappeared and you could probably sleep 15 people comfortably on the floor. :-) There's a bathroom with a standing shower attached to the master bedroom suite, and a separate bathroom across from the smallest bedroom.
The neighborhood where the house is located is very nice. It's quiet, very little traffic (as in maybe a dozen cars a day) and everyone we met was very nice. The house is somewhat of a fort with fences and bars everywhere, but I think that's just the style of the building. At no point did we feel unsafe for ourselves or our property.
The pool at the house is perfect. It's a great size and the water was fantastic. We basically lived in the pool for a week. If you want some sand and ocean, just cross the street and you're right at the beach. The beach there really is amazing with almost no surf, very nice sand and palm trees all along the shore. You can walk/run in either direction for quite a while. Whenever we were at the beach there was maybe one other couple there, but otherwise it's effectively a private beach.
The only thing I would caution about the house is to not rent just the downstairs unit when a family you don't know is staying upstairs. It would probably be loud and having kids you don't know running around the pool would probably not be a relaxing vacation. :-)
However, if you are planning on renting the whole house, this is the place to stay. The people from the property agency were always amazingly nice and accommodating, and we had no problems at all during our trip.
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