About Culebra Island………..-Location: Midway between Puerto Rico and St. Thomas. U.S. passport not required.-Access: Airplane from San Juan or Fajardo. Ferry from Fajardo.-Culture: Puerto Rican. Friendly. Casual. Undeveloped. Low-crime.
-Geography: Arid-tropical climate and vegetation. Hilly. Many out-islands.-Wildlife: Healthy marine life. National wildlife refuge. Birds, deer, iguanas, fish, sea turtles.
-Services. Gift and clothes shops. Dive shops. Restaurants and grocery stores. Office supplies and services. Massage. Banks and ATM.-Land activities: Sightseeing. Shopping. Biking. Hiking. Bird watching. Turtle watches. Kid’s playground. Culebra Museum.
-Land transportation: Rental cars, scooters, and bikes. Taxis.
-Water transportation and activities. Kayak rental. Motorboat taxi and charter. Glass-bottom boat. Sunbathing and swimming. World-class scuba and snorkeling. Saltwater fishing, including bonefish.
Culebra defines 'tropical paradise'. Surrounded by seas awash with blues and greens; edged by unspoiled white sand beaches, Culebra and Casa Ensenada is the perfect destination for a Caribbean island vacation!
Vacation Rental Property
Casa Ensenada…………Culebra’s Premier Waterfront Guesthouse. If you want accommodations featuring….- A waterfront guesthouse on Culebra’s main harbor, the Ensenada Honda, with a pier and free kayaks…..- Easy walking to the ferry dock, airport, restaurants, gift shops, grocery stores, and dive shops…..- Clean, comfortable, fully equipped rooms including air conditioning, satellite TV, hi-speed Internet, private entrance, kitchen, private bathroom with hot water shower and sink…..- A waterside patio with a barbecue grill, picnic table, chairs, chaise lounges, and two free Kayaks…..- A “ free extra” day on Culebra. Secure luggage storage after checkout.
Then Casa Ensenada is for you!If your room desired is…………….- Pequeño, a room with a queen bed and kitchenette…..- Estudio: a large room with a king/twin beds, a futon, and kitchen…..- Grande, an apartment with a bedroom with king bed, living room with two futons, and completely equipped kitchen…..Then Casa Ensenada is for you!If your vacation interest is………- Relaxing, sunbathing, or reading on a patio and watching boats in the harbor- Going to beaches like Playa Flamenco, America’s best beach east of Hawaii, and many other deserted sand beaches, with free beach towels and coolers…..- Snorkeling or scuba diving with nearby dive shops …..- Saltwater fishing, including bonefish and permit, with a professional guide…..- Exploring islets around Culebra, visiting remote beaches, or snorkeling and diving on outlying reefs with a water taxi…..- Hiking, biking, bird watching, or turtle watching…..- Cooking in your room…..- Eating out at fine, casual, nearby restaurants…..- Enjoying a laid back, casual, friendly, small town community….- Docking your motor yacht at the Casa Ensenada pier and staying at the guesthouseThen Casa Ensenada and Culebra is for you!
Sleeps & # of Bedrooms
-Three units: Pequeno: one queen bed sleeps two. Estudio: convertible king/twin beds and a futon sleeps four. Grande: king bed in bedroom and two futons in living room sleeps four. Cots for additional guests. Sleeps up to 12 total.
Features of Casa Ensenada……….-General description and use. Three separate, though adjacent, units sleep 2-6 each. Cots for additional guests.-Location: On the north side of town, across from the old school. On the Ensenada Honda (deep harbor).-Accommodations: Secure, clean, comfortable. All units have private entrances and bathrooms, air conditioners and ceiling fans, hi-speed Internet, a kitchen or kitchenette, hot showers and sinks, and satellite TV. Dishwasher in Grande.-Beds. Pequeño unit: one queen bed sleeps two. Estudio unit: convertible king/twin beds and a futon sleeps four. Grande unit: king bed in bedroom and two futons in living room sleeps six. Cots for additional guests. Bedside reading lights.
-Beach Accessories: towels and coolers.-Safety. Smoke alarms, fire extinguishers, flashlights, first-aid kit. Nonsmoking inside. Easy walk to town. Ten minutes by bus/taxi to Flamenco beach. Off-street parking.-Outside: Oceanside patio with chairs, hammock chair, chaise lounge, picnic table, gas grill. Cooling trade wind breezes.-Free kayaks: Explore, swim, snorkel. Fish in mangrove canals and on bonefish flats.-Free boat dockage (as available). 40-ft length, 4 ft depth, water, electricity.-A “free extra” day on Culebra, with secure luggage storage, outside shower. Store luggage after checkout, go to the beach, shower and change, have lunch and shop, then get your luggage.
For more amenities info, click "Amenities" under Listing Options, above left.
-Fresh towels every three days.-Fresh bed linens every week.-Activity and dining suggestions.-Guest information packet.
Policies & Restrictions
- Children welcome.- Pets allowed, with permission.- No smoking inside. Smoking outside allowed.
Rates & Availability
-For rates, click "Rates" under Listing Options, above left. -Rates shown are for double occupancy. Additional guests $20 each ($10 for 12 and under). -Inquire for 1-day stay-Weekly rate: seventh day free-9% lodging tax included in rates shown-Visa, MasterCard accepted-Member Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association
For reviews and comments from Casa Ensenada guests, see above.
-Casa Ensenada is located on Culebra's main road, Calle Escudero, on the north edge of town, across from the library. The address is 142 Calle Escudero.
Two blocks from the ferry dock. Follow others into town. After two short blocks, veer left at the empty cream-colored building. Go one block and then veer left. Casa Ensenada is on the right, with a sign on the building.
Six blocks from the airport. Go left at the airport entrance. Go one block to the end of the street. Veer right and go a distance of about 5 blocks. Casa Ensenada is on the left, with a sign on the building.
|Sept. 5, 2011 to Dec. 16, 2011||US $85||US $85||Pequeno (1 or 2 guests)|
|Sept. 5, 2011 to Dec. 16, 2011||US $100||US $100||Estudio (Up to 5 guests)|
|Sept. 5, 2011 to Dec. 16, 2011||US $115||US $115||Grande (Up to 6 guests)|
|Dec.17, 2011 to April 30, 2012||US $125||US $125||Pequeno (1 or 2 guests)|
|Dec.17, 2011 to April 30, 2012||US $150||US $150||Estudio (Up to 5 guests)|
|Dec.17, 2011 to April 30, 2012||US $175||US $175||Grande (Up to 6 guests)|
|May 1, 2011 to Sept. 4, 2011||US $100||US $100||Pequeno (1 or 2 guests)|
|May 1, 2011 to Sept. 4, 2011||US $125||US $125||Estudio (Up to 5 guests)|
|May 1, 2011 to Sept. 4, 2011||US $150||US $150||Grande (Up to 6 guests)|
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Casa Ensenada is clean, comfortable, & convenient
Jan 06, 2011 11:58 pm
We stayed at Casa Ensenada the last week in Dec. in the Estudio. The inn is conveniently situated in walking distance of restaurants and grocery stores (which are only open limited hours, especially on Sun.). The estudio is very spacious with a comfortable king bed and futon, mini-fridge and microwave. We found it difficult to get from the airport to Casa Ensenada, as there were no publicos around and when we tried calling some of them on cellphone, we got either no answer or a machine. (maybe t ... more
A cozy guesthouse on Culebra's main harbor
Dec 19, 2010 01:56 pm
During our visit to Culebra we stayed at Casa Ensenada, a cozy guesthouse on Culebra's main harbor within walking distance to the ferry, grocery stores and restaurants. Our room, the perfect size for a couple, had a queen bed and kitchenette. Casa Ensenada provided a clean, comfortable, secure environment where to relax while sitting on a hammock chair watching boats in the harbor. Every need was thought for; a place to grill, picnic tables, chairs, even a kayak and snorkeling gear. We visited m ... more
The most relaxing and romantic place
Dec 14, 2010 10:16 am
Casa Ensenada was a great get away. We were in the Grande suite. It was very comfortable and clean. We stayed over the Thanksgiving weekend. The view was beautiful, the staff was friendly (even though the manager had the flu) she was there and ready to help. The down side to the island is also the upside it has a very small population and very few stores. I suggest that you bring groceries with you especially if you are coming on a holiday weekend. We had planned to pick things up when we got th ... more
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