Casa Duey at Finca Jamundí | One of a kind rainforest retreat located inside El Yunque National F


Rio Grande, Rio Grande, PR

SingleFamily

5

Bedrooms

4

Bathrooms

14

Guests

SUMMARY

Casa Duey offers a one of a kind experience of peace and comfort in your own gated private villa within El Yunque National Forest. This rainforest retreat sleeps 14 guests in 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. At Casa Duey you will experience firsthand the magnificent beauty, sounds, scents, colors and solitude of the tropical rainforest. This private hillside property has hammocks, outside lounge chairs, gas and charcoal BBQs, a spacious kitchen, and unparalleled panoramic rainforest, mountain, and ocean views. It has an outside Gazebo with a charcoal BBQ, a table for six and a complete bathroom.

Its remote mountain setting makes it a perfect place to relax, rejuvenate and enjoy life’s simple pleasures.

IMPORTANT NOTE: CHECK-IN TIME IS 10AM TO 5PM. This property is off the beaten path and is not suitable for check-in at night. Before booking, guests must be 100% positive they can check-in during the day. If you arrive to Puerto Rico during the evening, you should book this property for the next day and spend the first night at a hotel. Guests that arrive at night will not be able to check-in. No exceptions can be made.

 

COVID-19 NOTES:

1) PRE-ARRIVAL COVID TESTING: The Governor announced on June 30th that every person traveling to Puerto Rico from July 15th onwards should arrive with a negative COVID-19 test result or will have to take a COVID-19 test at the airport. Travelers with positive test results will have to stay at their rented property for the duration of their stay, or 14 days. The test result has to be from no more than 72 hours prior to arrival on the island.
 
2) COMMON AREAS: Some common areas in many communities are still closed due to COVID-19. This could include pools, tennis courts, and children parks. Please reach out to us if you would like to know the status of a common area prior to booking. 
 
3) MASKS: Masks are mandatory when in public. Please be ready to bring masks for your stay. 
 
4) CLEANING PROCEDURES: We have updated our cleaning procedures to include industry best practices in response to COVID-19. We are using disinfectant cleaning products on all surfaces and are programming a 24 hour gap between check-outs and check-ins. Our cleaning staff wears PPE during the entire cleaning and disinfecting process. 
 
5) MONTHLY RATES: We have monthly and longer term rates available if you are interested in an extended stay at a fully furnished, turn key property. Please reach out for pricing and availability. 
 
 

LIVING AREAS

Casa Duey’s living area is centered around the grand kitchen, dining area, living room and terrace. The open-plan living/dining room features beautiful high timber ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, comfortable sofa seating, full size bathroom with a standing shower and a dining table for eight. The interiors have a lively, open feeling, with its rustic polished concrete floors and yellow accent color throughout the decor. The house has two bars, an inside bar with a wine fridge and an outside bar with a sink and a mini fridge and ice maker.

BEDROOMS

Casa Duey offers 5 bedrooms, all with individually controlled air-conditioning, cotton sheets plus duvet covers for your maximum comfort. The property’s five bedrooms are spread out among 2 floors.  You will find all the space you need for your large group.

On the first level, guests will find the Master Bedroom, adjacent to the living area. The Master Bedroom features a king size bed, closet, night stand, lounge chair and flat screen tv. This bedroom features a stunning stone hot tub and large windows for a great view full of verdant splendor and abundant light, perfect to unwind and enjoy nature’s glory. It has a separate shower, toilet and vanity.

The remaining four bedrooms are downstairs (lower level).  Guests have access to a family room where they can enjoy downtime while relaxing in the comfortable sofas. This area has a flat screen tv and an assortment of board games. The first bedroom in the lower level has 2 full-size beds with drawers. The second bedroom has a King size bed with a large closet. The third bedroom has a full-size bed with a night stand and closet.  The fourth lower level bedroom features 2 full size beds and closet. All downstairs bedrooms share one full size bathroom.

KITCHEN

The kitchen of this home has been built for the culinary genius in your entourage! It features everything you may need to make a feast for all while enjoying gorgeous rainforest and ocean views. Inside the fully equipped kitchen, you’ll find high-end appliances, concrete countertops and stand out bold signature yellow backsplash. It’s fit to host any occasion!

The dining areas at Casa Duey seem endless with multiple living spaces both inside and out, it’s easy to find a space to suit your mood. The kitchen’s breakfast bar or what we call “la isla” is a great place to start your day, then maybe an alfresco BBQ lunch on the balcony or terrace. The kitchen opens to the terrace, making it easy to entertain indoors and out.

THE NEIGHBORHOOD

  1. There are many things to do in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. Here are some of our favorites:
  2. Explore the lush and exotic El Yunque, the only tropical rainforest under US Forest Services System. We can help you plan a hike. Well-marked trails and tours are available.
  3. Experience the glowing waters on a nightly kayak tour in the bioluminescent bay in Fajardo.
  4. Taste the local flavors at the staple kiosks in nearby Luquillo – right next to the beach.
  5. Go on a horseback or four-track ride off the beaten path in Carabalí Rainforest Adventure Park.
  6. Play a round of golf at the Wyndham Río Mar Golf Course or any of the neighboring nearby courses like Bahía Beach Resort & Golf Club in Río Grande or El Conquistador Resort in Fajardo. Or even better, play in Coco Golf Resort Puerto Rico one of the PGA’s tour stops.

GETTING AROUND

You need to have your own vehicle when staying at Casa Duey. Uber is not allowed to access the rainforest and scheduling Taxi rides is very difficult. There is nothing within walking distance.

AMENITIES:

West Indies strives to deliver top notch service and amenities to guarantee our guests feel at home while visiting our properties. All our properties are outfitted with freshly laundered bed linens and towels. We provide 2 bath towels per guest and 1 beach/pool towel per guest. If you are staying for more than 3 nights and the property does not have a washer and dryer, we can coordinate a complimentary towel changeover, subject to availability. This property has a washer and a dryer for your comfort.  Our properties typically include at least 2 beach chairs, and an ice cooler.

West Indies provides the disposable amenities necessary to get your vacation off to a comfortable start. These amenities include 1 set of hotel size soaps and shampoos per bathroom, 3 garbage bags, 2 rolls of paper towel, 2 rolls of toilet paper per bathroom, 1 dish soap, 1 dish sponge, and a small amount of laundry detergent. We do not provide unlimited disposable amenities. It is your responsibility to review what is included in the property and stock with whatever else may be needed for the duration of your stay.

THE WEST INDIES DIFFERENCE

The West Indies Vacation Rental staff is eager to ensure everything about your vacation is 5-stars. Once you reserve, our Vacation Planning Team will send you detailed property information, suggestions on where to eat and what to do, as well as the contact information of the Destination Manager that will be available to assist you during your stay. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you want additional suggestions and expert opinions on what to do during your vacation. We want to make your experience the best it can be!

HOUSE RULES

  • Check-in time is between 10:00am and 5:00pm. No exceptions. Keys will be handed off at property or at the airport.
  • Check-out time is at 11:00am
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited. A smoking fee of $750 will be charged if violated. 
  • All bookings are contingent on signing a short-term rental agreement that will be sent via email. It must be signed within 48 hours of booking or before entering the property, whichever happens first.
  • Max. occupancy of 14 guests is strictly enforced and exceeding it may result in immediate cancellation of booking or being expelled from the property.
  • Quiet hours from 12pm to 8am.  No parties or noisy activities during these hours. There are neighbors and, in the Rainforest,, and you can hear everything. Do not go past the house’s entrance up the hill to the other homes.  This is all private property, including the road.
  • Towels and linens must only be used for their intended purpose. Do not stain them with food, grease or any other substance. Do not use towels to clean up any mess, stained towels/linens will be charged from damage deposit
  • Subletting not allowed
  • Do not hang towels from balcony or windows

Amenities




Contact

Start Checkout

 
Book Now

Contact


Property


To check current availability View Calendar

Location


Rio Grande, Rio Grande, PR
18.33274 -65.76484

Ask a Question