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Casa de Kathy - Walk to the Beach/BioBay

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Casa de Kathy - close to the beach and Biobay!
Airy second bedroom with twin beds, AC and wall fan.
Twin beds with dresser and AC.
Living room (with AC)
Larhe bathroom with beautiful tiles and fixtures
View from Playa Caracas (Red Beach)
View from the upstairs balcony.
Lush vegetation surrounding Casa de Kathy
Guest enjoying Playa Navio
Sunset at the boardwalk
Big balcony on second level
Casa de Kathy
Papaya in the back yard
view from the balcony
Banana plants in the back yard
Outdoor sitting area
Neighborhood street
Ocean boardwalk - the 'malecon'
Beautiful coral reefs
The fascinating underwater world
Playa la Chiva (Blue Beach)
Relax with a book (at Playa Pata Prieta/Secret Beach)
Playa Pata Prieta (Secret Beach)
The famous 'malecon'
Playa La Chiva (Blue Beach)
View from the balcony
Bienvenidos a Casa de Kathy
Artwork in ceramic
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
This charming two bedroom apartment, which sleeps five, is on the first floor of Casa de Kathy. Casa de Kathy is located in Esperanza, the PREMIER tourist area on the south coast of Vieques. We are a 5-7 minute walk to the town beach and a 15 minute to walk to Sun Bay. We are a fifteen minute ride to Playa Caracas (Red Beach) in the Wildlife Refuge. On the boardwalk ('malecon'), only two blocks away from the apartment, you will find reefs for snorkeling, restaurants, shops, and BioBay tours. One block away there is a convenience store and a bakery.

The owner, Kathy, lives on the second floor and is available to orient you to the beaches and advise you on your tour to the world's best bioluminescent bay! Since 2003, Casa de Kathy has been rated EXCELLENT on Tripadvisor. Great value for families…children welcome. Kathy pr...
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About the Owner, Kathy G
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2015
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 2 reviews and 1 property
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Ken F
1 review
Reviewed 10 February 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Kathy has obviously been doing this for a while - pretty much everything we needed was right within reach including beach chairs, towels, AC and fans, kitchen and bath supplies, TV, music and a fascinating collection of local history and tourism books.

She was a very attentive host and even organized a cocktail party on our last night where we were able to meet a very nice couple from Sweden who were renting er other unit.

Highly recommended!

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Management response:

Ken and his family were happy, laid back guests and were a pleasure to host. They did not rent a car but took a taxi to our famous Playa Caracas in the Wildlife Refuge to do some snorkeling. They also walked to the Esperanza beach and snorkeled at the pier. I enjoyed getting to know them.

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Cyrmu
Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 25 January 2016 for a stay in June 2015
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We stayed here for two weeks during our honeymoon in June of 2015. Kathy was very friendly and helpful. She was always willing to discuss/provide tips on the best beaches, places to eat, or how to get around the island. She also frequently left fresh cut fruit by our door and other little extras. She has the sweetest set of pets (a cat, Dolly, and dog, Lovey) that were happy to let you scratch their ears while they slept in the shade. It is located a few streets up from the Malecon. Enough distance that is was incredibly quiet but still less than an 8 minute walk from the main street. (If it was really hot we walked slowly because it isn't that far)

The studio we stayed in had one bed, one bathroom, and a small kitchenette (toaster and a hot plate). It is attached to the main portion of the house that Kathy lives in. We were there two weeks and it never felt like we were invading her space or her ours. I can't recall if there was a TV but the internet was fine. Clean, neat...

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Thanks to Brian and Brie for this very positive review. I enjoyed hosting them. I do need to clarify that they did NOT stay in the two bedroom apartment which has a full kitchen, living room and two bedrooms. The studio accommodates two people. Also note that both apartments have modern air conditioners and fans in every room making them...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    1 King
    1 Twin
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R 1 571
US$125
R 10 495
US$835
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Fees
  • Cleaning fee: R 314 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Casa de Kathy is located in the coastal neighborhood of Esperanza, two blocks from the famous 'malecon' or boardwalk where you will find the beach and restaurants. You can walk one block to a bakery and convenience store. The houses are painted vibrant colors, lush vegetation abounds, and dogs, cats, chickens, roosters and horses roam our streets. Our people are friendly and helpful.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Vieques: 6.4 km
Ferry: Isabel II: 8.0 km
Many of my guests just walk to the beaches, bio-bay tour pick-up, and restaurants. For remote beaches, you can take a taxi or rent a car, bike or scooter. Taxis to Playa Caracas in the Wildlife Refuge is, for example, $15 each way for two people. Scooter rentals are about $50-60 per day. Car rentals are about $60-85 per day.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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