|PUERTO RICO BEACH
P.O. BOX 313, CULEBRA, PR 00775, PH. 787-742-3343
|A BEAUTIFUL GATED PROPERTY PROVIDING 12 VACATION RENTALS IN THE MIDST OF 60 ACRES OF GREEN, VIRGIN LAND WITH CULEBRA'S ONLY PRIVATE SNORKELING BEACH.|
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There are no 5 star properties on Culebra but Tamarindo Estates Beach Apartments offers you a 5 star location. The ocean views, privacy, and private access to the best walk-in snorkeling beach are unmatched. Click here for location images.
Come enjoy our 60-acre gated property located on Culebra's only Marine Reserve and avoid street noise, airport noise, boom boom music (common throughout the Caribbean) and noisy neighbors.
Tamarindo Estates is just 3 minutes from world class Flamenco Beach and just a 5 minutes’ drive to town where you can find restaurants, grocery stores and local night life. Cleanliness is our highest priority and our caretakers, who live on the property, are available 24/7 to make sure your stay is enjoyable.
Our hosts are waiting to make you part of our ever growing family of repeat guests.
OUR RENTAL APARTMENTS AND SURROUNDINGS:The remarkable TAMARINDO ESTATES BEACH APTS. is a quiet, small, nicely secluded inn (yet an easy 5-minute drive to town) of only twelve 1-BR apartments in the midst of 60 acres of virgin, undeveloped greenery by Tamarindo beach. You may enjoy great views from the apt.'s roofed deck and patios, and easy walk-in to a world-class reef, ideal to get away from the norm of everyday living and enjoy a refreshing change of pace. Each apartment provides clean, basic, rustic accommodations with its own private kitchen. We do not provide any luxury. What we do offer, in the way of luxury, is 60 acres of luxurious, undeveloped greenery on the ocean with spectacular views and stunning sunsets. We offer security, a gated entrance, and we have, housed here on the property, caretakers that are on call at all times, to care for guests needs.
Each of the 480 sq. ft. (45 sq. mt.) apts. has a/c in the bedroom, flat screen TV, ceiling fans, screened windows and door, private bathroom with shower, kitchen with electric cooktop, refrigerator-freezer, microwave oven, coffee maker, toaster, silverware, cookware, towels, and bed linen. We supply, to get you started, paper towels, toilet paper, dish soap, full sized bars of bath soap, and lined garbage cans in the kitchen and bathroom. We do not supply any food items and we do not offer maid service. Typically there are three independent attached apartments. (Typical floor plan.). Wi-fi is free of charge.
We also provide a private beach-house for guests to take shade, read a book, relax or whatever while on the beach, with restroom facilities. The rental apartments are a bit farther inland, in the hilly vegetated interior, affording gorgeous views of the ocean and other cays.
Another rental option is the 2-BR, 2-Bath (Double-sized) Apt.- For families with teens that want larger accommodations we could rent 2 adjoining-connecting 1-BR apts.
Come visit us at Tamarindo Estates. Experience an enchanting vacation.... The best spot to rest and meditate, do some watersports, stay close with the best of nature, or just enjoy doing nothing, ...and you might become one of our many repeating guests! This is our 17th. year.
CULEBRA ISLAND INFORMATION:
|There are no passports or visas necessary for U.S. citizens arriving directly to Culebra Island or Puerto Rico from the United States. U.S. citizens can travel between Puerto Rico and the United States without going through immigration or customs check points. Culebra is one of Puerto Rico's off-shore islands, 10 miles square in area and 17 miles east of Puerto Rico. It is located midway between P.R. and St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. Presently there are about 3000 residents on the island. Culebra was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493 and was under the Spanish flag until 1898 when it became part of the United States. Presently, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico enjoys a special status of self-government under the U.S. flag. Culebra is an unspoiled divers' and beachcombers' paradise, also coveted by bird watchers. Culebra Island is ideal for the nature conscious people.|
For visitors coming from
abroad, the fastest way to reach Culebra is via San
Juan, Puerto Rico. The flight from New York to San Juan
(SJU) takes 3 1/2 hours; from Miami to San Juan it's 1
1/2 hours. San Juan International Airport (SJU) is served
from the U.S. Mainland by American Airlines, Delta, US
Airways, Continental, Northwest, Spirit Air, and United.
From the rest of the world, San Juan (SJU) Airport is
served by Air Canada Vacations, Canadian Airlines,
British Airways, Lufthansa's partner Condor, Copa
Airlines, and LACSA-Group Taca.
There are basically two
ways of travelling from the 'Big Island' of Puerto Rico
to Culebra. You can either take an airplane or take the
passenger boat. Flying to Culebra is usually the most
hassle free option, and in 35 minutes you can get from
San Juan to Culebra. Flying in from San Juan to
Culebra is in most cases the only way to be able to
check in into your hotel the same day of your flight
from abroad. There are several daily flights arriving in
Culebra from San Juan Isla Grande Airport (SIG) on Air Flamenco
(787-724-6464) and on Vieques
Air Link (787-722-3736, 787-741-8331,
1-888-901-9247). Click here
for more airline
information and ferry schedules. WE RECOMMEND OUR VISITORS
TO FLY TO CULEBRA FROM MAINLAND PUERTO RICO, INSTEAD
OF TAKING THE BOAT.
Cost of boat vs.
flying in: If you are coming to Culebra from
San Juan, whether the boat or airplane is less expensive
would depend on the number of people in your party. The
boat between Fajardo to Culebra costs $2.25 each way,
and the San Juan-Fajardo taxi costs about $80 each way.
If you are a party of one person, flying in would be
cheaper by about $22.25 ($60 for plane vs. $82.25 for
the taxi + boat.) For a party of two people,
the plane would cost $35.50 more ($120 for the plane
less $84.50 for the taxi and boat.)
However, if you are flying in from abroad and want to take the passenger boat to Culebra to check-in at Tamarindo Estates that same day, you would need to land into San Juan not later than 12 Noon. This would normally allow sufficient time to get your luggage and then the taxi to the Fajardo ferry dock. The last boat you may take and still be able to check in at the hotel departs Fajardo at 3:00 PM.
Culebra airport terminal.
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2016 Certificate of Excellence
P. O. Box 313, Culebra, P. R. 00775, Tel. (787) 742-3343
PR Rd.251, Km 2.2 (Interior, End of Tamarindo Rd.), Culebra, P.R. 00775
GPS Coordinates: 18.3130° N, 65.3162° W
DIRECTIONS TO TAMARINDO ESTATES: From the ferry dock keep
going on the main street (PR Rd. #250) towards the airport.
From the airport location drive or take a taxi to Tamarindo
Estates, 7 to 10 minutes. From the airport stay on PR Rd #251
North for about 1.3 miles; at Km. 2.2 (by the yellow house)
turn left into Tamarindo road till the very end (about 3/4
mile). At the circle on Tamarindo Estates, walk to the office
building and follow the instructions for check in.