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Villa Tropical Oceanfront Apartments on Shacks Beach

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Just got back yesterday from Villa Tropical and was generally very happy with our stay. Granted we are a bunch of surfers on a surf trip, but we are all professionals who are over "dirting" it like we did twenty years ago. By far, the best thing about most of these apartments is the view. We were constantly scoping out...

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2Thank surfcowboy43
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 18 November 2012

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights because we saw good reviews and photos but was very small and difficult t find you really need to have a car to get there and go out to eat or to the supermarket because is nothing near by, the beach is not the best be careful there is a undertow...

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1Thank Verito23
Reviewed 18 November 2012

First off, if you're looking for a luxury resort you may want to consider another location. If you want a great price for a comfortable and clean apartment on a FABULOUS beach then try Villa Tropical. The staff is very friendly and the apartment (1B) was very cozy. The best part for us was being just steps from Shacks Beach....

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2Thank tubasteve
New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 November 2012

I am just disappointed by all the tripadvisor reviews that tempted me to book this place. The apartment we stayed in was Villa Rivero R1. Even though it had a hall kitchen and bedroom, the hall was more or less unusable. The sofas were horribly uncomfortable and really old and not really for lounging around, the fan speed could not...

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2Thank Noella D
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 9 November 2012

Based on everyone's reviews I had very very high expectations.It's a great out of the way get away. It would be ideal for families all wanting to stay together but their own separate places. It's next to other vacation rentals and homes but exclusive. You feel like it's your own private get away place. The view from the deck was...

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5Thank Daisy F
Asheville, NC
Reviewed 1 November 2012

If you're a couple or family who wants to get away and really spend quality time together then this is the place for you. Rooms are comfortable and very clean, location on the coast is perfect for hanging out or activities (for beginners or advanced) such as snorkeling, surfing, paddle boarding, etc. You can rent snorkeling gear for the week...

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1Thank Asheville-Couple
Jacksonville, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 October 2012

Our family of 5, stayed at Villa Tropical and had a wonderful time. The staff was friendly, the accommodations lovely and the view SPECTACULAR! We walked down the stairs; strolled along the beach, played in the sand and spent several hours snorkeling, both day and night, through the reef. We had such a wonderful time we booked the next weekend...

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2Thank Kurt M
Royston, Georgia
Reviewed 24 October 2012

We stayed in VT BL, a 2 Bedroom apt. We absolutely loved the place. The deck overlooking the ocean with a quality gas grill on it was wonderful. The kitchen was pretty well equipped. A/C units worked great. The only thing that could have been better is if they had a 2 seater kayak or canoe for rent.

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3Thank Teresita777
Isabela, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Awesome view within the beach front villas of the blue torqueise Atlantic Ocean waters, with a temperature around 80 degrees and plenty of sunlight. Sandy beach and reef coral bottoms, espectacular views and sunsets. Surf lessons available, and the practice of multiple water sports. The guest service was superb, provided by excellent employees. We highly recommend Villa Tropical as your...

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Thank Carlos P
north carolina
Reviewed 14 October 2012

The directions from Trevor were flawless. Beautiful apartment, light and airy, and the views are to die for. It's only steps away from the beach. Trevor and everyone else in the office were wonderful. The beds were comfortable--we stayed in Q3. You could hear the sound of the surf 24/7. At the time we went, the beach wasn't crowded. There's...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Tropical Oceanfront Apartments on Shacks Beach

Address: Shacks Beach, Bajuras 326, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Isabela
Price Range: £63 - £86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 31
Also Known As:
Villa Tropical Oceanfront Apartments On Shacks Beach Hotel Isabela
Tropical Hotel Isabela
Villa Tropical Oceanfront Apartments On Shacks Beach Puerto Rico/Isabela
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“None of the rooms are far from the beach. Villas closer to the office are closer to the swimming beach, but really, none are very far away.”
genenurse, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“during winter waves will get loud”
627katarinar, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view is the best, although other rooms are fine I love to wake and see the ocean”
333diverdarryl, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Double room, single bathroom, full kitchen and living room apartment.”
RosarioJR, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Joslyn or Trevor”
Debbie0416, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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