Totally off beat -- rented as a whole, la finca caribe's Casa Grande is perfect for large groups of friends, families, business get aways or yoga retreats. The place is huge and rambling, private and quiet.
Lonely Planet says "la finca caribe personifies Vieques". We think that it's about staying casual and loving this island for its climate, culture, and amazing natural beauty. The beaches are the best just about anywhere. you can learn so much more about the place and save money and hassle if you find our site-- search la finca Caribe.
Our towels don't match. The rooms have no television. La finca caribe is for people who like to go barefoot and take showers outdoors. We like it simple. All of our rooms have fans, mosquito nets, cotton sheets and a good reading lamp.
La finca caribe is a cluster of handmade wooden houses -- on two of the most beautiful, natural, quiet and private acres on Vieques island. We're up in the hills; our world class beaches are three miles away -- so we are the place to totally get away from it all. No a/c. No phones. Wi-fi is iffy. But the salt water pool, the breezes, views and mangoes, starfruit, cocos and bananas work great. The coolest place on the coolest island -- with the coolest folks!
We're flexible -- whether you're two people or thirty. You can rent the entire house or any one of the six casa grande rooms. ( see our other listing for rooms or smaller houses)
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La Casa Grande offers large groups and families a whole rustic villa with six bedrooms, each with one or two queen-sized beds and a twin loft. There's a large dining and living area and complete kitchen, all open to the tradewinds and great views.
La Casa Grande has three shared bathrooms, with our beautiful outside hot water showers. The lobby/living area has an eclectic library of books, a stereo, and indoor board games. The wrap-around deck has a gas bbq, porch swings, hammocks, plenty of table space, and star gazing deck above.
Children over five only in casa grande please, unless you're renting out the entire house.
we adored la finca- we were so sad to leave. corky and bill are thoughtful, kind and generous hosts. our first two nights were spent in the cabinita, it was perfect and lovely, but a little noisy because of the children staying next door (i believe the age minimum has been raised since.) corky offered to shuffle cabins and put us in the quieter, larger family cabin for the same price. we would've been happy either way, but we loved seeing la finca from a new perspective, and hearing the rain on the tin roof. we ate starfruit and bananas from the trees for breakfast, spent all day at the beach then came home and cooked in our little kitchen and drank rum under the stars on our porch. we were delighted to find that la finca had all the things we needed- a wine key, a cooler, a machete for coconuts, mint, beach towels. nothing is new or fancy, but if you need only simple beauty then la finca is for you.
An amazing, amazing stay at La Finca. What a beautiful slice of seclusion that slows the speed of the world down. We had a wonderful, relaxing stay. Corky and Bill are perfect hosts-- there to answer any questions you may have, but laid back and unobtrusive. La Finca is perfect for travelers who just want to settle in and kick back. We're already plotting our return!
I can't imagine a better way to have experienced Vieques. Being that I was traveling solo, I instantly felt at home with Corky, Bill & their son Gus. Although my plans changed and allowed me only 1 night, everyone that stayed (and lived) at La Finca contributed to my wonderful stay. Fruits and hammocks and beautiful views and people everywhere! Can't beat that. :) Thanks Corky & Bill!
We stayed at Corky & Bills cute little cabin and had a great time... Wish the stay could have been longer! It is well located on Marrowstone island...we brought our kayaks and were able to launch into Mystery Bay right across the road...very convenient! The cabin is well stocked with maps and information about the area, and we were hungry and ready to eat when we arrived...Corky sent us to the Ajax Cafe...wonderful food and atmosphere. We are already talking about going back next year with some of our kayaking friends...
Beautiful location. Comfy beds. Lots of room.
It was as great as we had anticipated. I think the outdoor shower was my favorite part! The compost toilet was no big deal at all. We brought very little with us-the little island store right next door had everything we needed-they even defrosted a huge salmon for us and we grilled it at the cabin. Beaches and cute places to eat out just a hop skip and a jump! We hardly knew Corky and Bill were there either-we felt that there was enough privacy throughout our stay. I was able to pick fresh blueberries one morning as well. Fantastic place!
If you need a place to stay on the island, then this is the place. Lots of character, and very comfortable. I'll never forget showering outdoors, and having the sun literally hit my face - priceless! The compost toilet is very smart although a bit awkward in the middle of the night - not really any different if you were at a park camping though. I especially enjoyed all the eclectic art objects around the cabin - you can tell Corky and Bill have traveled the world.
oh carola! i am sorry about the coffee maker. ys. thank goodness you had your own. ours had just broke! and then i went into the hospital -- and for got about it! what timing! and that light switch craziness -- its been on bills "list" to do. i will ratchet it up. thanks again. stop by -- or stay -- if you are back this way!
My daughter and I had a fantastic time at Corky and Bill's farm cabin. The beautiful location and charming atmosphere far exceeded our expectations as did the hospitality of our hosts. Thank you both for an experience we will never forget.
Beautiful place and idyllic environment. We'll definitely be back!
We had an absolutely magical time at Corky and Bill's. They were fantastic hosts and we always had everything we needed. Showering outdoors was amazing, the compost toilet is a breeze, and nothing beats waking up to the cutest little sheep. Marrowstone Island is a gorgeous place and staying here topped off an already wonderful trip.
This is the final rate, including any fees from the host and Airbnb.