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Villa Tropical Oceanfront Apartments on Shacks Beach

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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Since 1990, Villa Tropical's Location and Accommodations have enchanted visitors from around the world. Villa Tropical Inc. represents an exclusive group of fully-equipped oceanfront and non-oceanfront apartments located ON Shacks Beach (Playa Shacks), Isabela. Directly in front of the VT Main building is the "Blue Hole", a coral-reef-protected swimming area that provides visitors the opportunity to enjoy a variety of sea life while snorkeling and diving in underwater caverns. Just west of the coral reef is a challenging surf break and favorite kite-surfing and SUP destination. There are 31unique, fully - equipped apartments with everything for your home away from home on the beach. Many amenities are included like your clean sheets and towels, cooking tools and utensils, FREE wifi, FREE A/C, FREE Parking, FREE beach access, FREE soap, dish detergent, TP and PT :) LOL and cleaning supplies and FREE BBQ tank refills. The NEW Villa Tropical Gift Shop has souvenirs, beverages, incl alcohol, and conveniences. The friendly Canadian Owners and helpful staff are kind, resourceful and a joy to vacation with. Villa Tropical's Best Value is maintained by the owner's maintaining direct relations with customers, thus why you will never find us on an OTA's top list. Villa Tropical books solidly 2 years in advance for high season dates.
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Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Ocean View
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Borinquen Airport2 mi
Eugenio M. De Hostos Airport18 mi
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is absolutely ridiculous! The view is AMAZING! The amenities are outstanding! I honestly can’t think of anything negative to report. If I had to put something, I would say that the bedroom needed some type of curtain or blinds. In the morning it...More

1  Thank SDR313
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

What an absolutely amazing stay! Great customer service! Friendly staff throughout our stay! All you want to see in this area is very accessible. We definitely could have stayed longer if time allowed!

2  Thank PalmerDeMeern
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We spent 11 days in M4 at Villa Tropical. We didn't want to leave!!!! The apartment had the most amazing views and each evening, we had spectacular sunsets. The apartment was clean and cozy and contained everything we needed. The grounds are well maintained and...More

4  Thank bethanneW
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Perfect and literally right at the beach. Filled with everything you could need. Amazing and friendly staff. They have liquor, water, snacks, swimwear, etc. Anything you need they have. Staff also are very helpful in getti g tou a taxi or helping with restaurants and...More

3  Thank sademcfadden
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This was our third vacation at Villa Tropical and it didn't disappoint. You can't beat the location -- right on the beach and each of the units have large patios for taking in the view. Shacks Beach is a great location for water sports including...More

5  Thank Pamela W
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2 October 2018|
Response from JTiller111 | Property representative |
No - TripAdvisor has changed the number against our explicit request to return it to the real number which is 787-872-7172. This has happened before . I understand it’s for tracking for them but it’s false advertising too... More
Gustavo Jose C
8 August 2017|
Response from VillaTropical | Property representative |
We do have availability but we need to know the amount of people in your group Please contact us at 787-872-7172
Nicole N
6 November 2016|
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Response from JTiller111 | Property representative |
VT Main (BL, TR, TL), Villa Rivero and Bajandas units have the shortest distance to the swimming area outfront and best views of the blue hole coral reef but agreed, sometimes having a pool option too is golden with kids... More
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"Loved apartment M4. The front is all glass facing the ocean , so it is a bright apartment. Perfect for us!"
22 May 2018
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"Any of the beachfront units are lovely."
11 Apr 2018
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"All Locations are awesome, but if you want beach ocean view, you need to ask. The beach ocean view are..."
5 Feb 2018
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"All of the buildings are great to stay in, but the Q is our favorite"
12 Jan 2018
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