Nestled in the 500-year-old historic Spanish colonial city of Old San Juan, Villa Vejigante is the ideal basecamp for small groups or families to explore Old San Juan history, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. The villa has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and a kitchen. You will love the retro/funky decor and the combination of old-world colonial design. The location is ideal for those looking to be close to the action in Old San Juan; located a few steps away from Fort San Cristobal and a few blocks away from the busy nightlife and restaurants of Calle Fortaleza and Calle San Francisco. The villa comfortably sleeps five adults.
NOTE ON COMMON AREAS: The exterior of the building, building entrance, and hallways are in poor condition but the interior of the apartment is very well maintained and decorated.
ALSO NOTE: There is currently poor water pressure in unit.
As soon as you enter the villa you are welcomed into the living/dining area. It’s 70’s ceramic floor tiles, retro furniture, and mint wall paint creates the tone for the decor; while the Vejigantes and Three Kings wall accents reflect the folkloric history of Villa Vejigante’s location. The property features a classic rattan white-colored sofa, reading chair, and a small coffee table; the perfect spot to enjoy some relax time. There is a 4 person dining room table across from the sofa as well as a Juliette style balcony overseeing Fort San Cristobal.
There are two bedrooms in Villa Vejigante that comfortably sleeps five adults. The master bedroom features a full-size bed, TV, A/C. Right next to the kitchen is the 2nd bedroom which features a bunk bed with a full-size bed underneath and a twin bed at the top. The room has a TV, and an A/C. All are well-appointed for a good night’s sleep.
Villa Vejigante has a comfortable and fully functional kitchen. Recently renovated with a white quartz countertop and subway tiles; the kitchen has a microwave, stovetop, toaster oven and fridge. 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. The charm and character you will experience in the 500-year-old are one of a kind. From Villa Vejigante you can comfortably walk anywhere within Old San Juan. We recommend taking a cab from the airport and using Uber or taxi while you stay at Old San Juan. This is a truly walkable location with everything you need a short walk away. Renting a car is not necessary unless you are planning on a road trip. The villa does not include parking.
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/pool 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, 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.
INTERACTION WITH GUESTS:
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 our Guest Services team 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!