Nestled in the 500-year-old historic Spanish colonial city of Old San Juan, Villa Esmeralda is the ideal venue to explore Old San Juan history, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. The villa has 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, a spacious living room alongside a clean & modern kitchen and dining area for 4. You will appreciate the combination of old-world colonial structural design and new world amenities such as air conditioning throughout the villa, wifi, TV, and modern yet simple decor. The location is ideal for those looking to be close to the action in Old San Juan, next to restaurants, a plaza and all that you need to see in this beautiful historic city. The villa comfortably sleeps 4 adults. This is a historic building in a 400-year-old city and as a result, it has original checkered, distressed floors throughout.
COVID REQUIREMENTS AND CONSIDERATIONS:
1) COVID-19 TESTING AND VACCINATION: State government law requires us to have all guests submit via email proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative PCR molecular COVID-19 test result 72 hours before check-in.
2) MASKS: Masks are required in many common areas and establishments. Please travel with a hefty supply of masks.
As you enter, you’ll be greeted by the modern kitchen which is a couple of steps away from the spacious living area. The living room is decorated with turquoise, emerald and lilac colors which makes the space feel sophisticated yet contemporary. Features a sofa, state of the art flat-screen TV, AC, dining table for 4 and a modern sleek kitchen.
Villa Esmeralda has two bedrooms that comfortably sleeps 4 adults. The 1st bedroom has a queen-size bed, its subtle blush and blue tones make the room feel zen. The spacious Master bedroom has a king bed, two side tables, air conditioning, access to a full bathroom and a spacious closet. Both units are appointed with fresh linens for a good night’s sleep!
Villa Esmeralda has a comfortable kitchen, which was just recently renovated with new cabinets and countertops. The kitchen has a coffee maker, stovetop, microwave, and fridge. It features a beautiful traditional Spanish window for plenty of natural light. We include enough paper towels, trash bags, and dish soap for guests to comfortably start their stay.
Staying in Old San Juan is a truly unique experience filled with charm and character. From the property, you can comfortably walk anywhere within Old San Juan. The apartment is located on one of the quieter streets but still steps away from all the action. We recommend taking a cab from the airport and using Uber or taxi while you stay at Old San Juan. Renting a car is not necessary unless you are planning on road tripping. This is a truly walkable location with everything you need a short walk away. The apartment does not include parking. Nonetheless, there are convenient parking lots close to the apartment.
There are many things to do in the surrounding areas, here are some of our favorites, all within walking distance:
This property does not include parking. If staying within the general San Juan/Metro area, we recommend moving around via Uber. If you decide to rent a car, there are various paid parking garages around Old San Juan – pricing varies as some charge by the hour and others have a flat rate.
West Indies strives to deliver top-notch service and amenities to guarantee our guests feel at home while visiting our properties. All of our properties are outfitted with freshly laundered bed linens and towels. We provide 2 bath towels per guest and 1 beach towel per guest. 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, 1 roll 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 advertised cleaning fee covers cleaning before check-in and after check-out. Daily housekeeping can be requested at an additional cost of $60.00 per night. Daily housekeeping must be requested immediately after booking and it is subject to availability.
INTERACTION WITH GUESTS:
The West Indies Vacation Rental staff is eager to ensure everything about your vacation is 5-star. 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 your Guest Services 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!