About This Listing
... and Local Flavor. Adjacent to the Nature Reserve, on a hilltop in Barrio Monte Carmelo; sleeps 2-6 with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2 large wrap-around terraces with an outdoor dining area and built-in grill. Our beautiful, architecturally-designed home offers incredible views in all directions with breezes to match. Wake up to unobstructed views of the Reserve and the island of Culebra, and even St. John and St. Croix on a clear day, or have a cocktail on the front balcony while you watch the lights of Vieques and main-island Puerto Rico twinkle in the distance. The countryside location is in the center of the island so you can be just about anywhere in 10-20 minutes — from the island's best beaches to restaurants and shopping. Our Viequense neighbors are friendly and respond in kind to a smile and a wave. Friendly dogs, wandering chickens and free-roaming horses are all a part of day-to-day life in Monte Carmelo, so if an insulated resort-like experience is what you're looking for, then our house is not for you. But if you are looking to experience real-life Vieques in the comfort of a safe and stylish house, then we have no doubt you will love it here. Free wifi and hard-wired computer access. The high-season rate is $240 per-night; If only 1 bedroom of the 3 is used with the house, the per-night rate is reduced to $220. In low-season, the cost is $185 per night for the house.
The entire property with 1-3 bedrooms, depending on the reservation.
Interaction with Guests
As much or as little as is desired by the guest.
We are in a Viequense neighborhood with friendly neighbors and all the horses, hounds and chickens that are typical of Vieques.
Guests are strongly advised to rent a car.
Other Things to Note
Guidelines will be provided upon reserving.
1.Smoking is not allowed in the house.
2.People other than those in the Guest party may not stay overnight in the property. Any other person in the property is the sole responsibility of Guest.
3.The Homeowners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities. The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.
4.Keep the property and all furnishings in good order.
5.Only use appliances for their intended uses.
6.Pets or neighborhood dogs are NOT allowed on the premises, however friendly and cute they may be.
7.Keep the gate closed at all times to keep the horses out of the garden.
8.All house doors should be triple-locked (bolts, button and key) when away from the house and overnight.
9.Keep rear and side louvers mostly shut when away from the house to prevent unexpected rains from soaking the interior furnishings. Rain often comes and goes suddenly and is commonly very horizontal.
10.Please use the floor bolts to secure open doors in place. Strong winds can damage unsecured doors by banging them into the concrete house.
11.Housekeeping: While linens and bath towels are included in the unit, daily maid service is not included in the rental rate. If your stay is greater than 2 weeks, we will provide cleaning services/linen change free of charge once every 2 weeks. There is a washer/dryer and other cleaning supplies on the premises if needed. No bleach is permitted for laundry use or elsewhere, and all washes are to be done with cold water.
12.Theft, loss and damage: We do not permit towels or linens to be taken from the house for any reason. We have supplied beach towels for beach use to be returned to the house. Towels, kitchen supplies, etc., are inventoried, and if found missing or unreasonably damaged, we will deduct the value from your damage deposit. We understand that blood stains are sometimes unavoidable. If blood stains on linens or towels should occur, please attend to them promptly to avoid permanent damage.
13.Water and Septic: The house is on a septic system. DO NOT FLUSH anything other than toilet paper. No feminine products should be flushed at anytime. If feminine products have been flushed and clog the septic system, you may be charged damages.
14.Storms: If there is a storm or hurricane, no refunds will be given unless:
•The state or local authorities order mandatory evacuations in a "Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning area" and/or
•A "mandatory evacuation order has been given for the Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning" area of residence of a vacationing guest.
•The day that the authorities order a mandatory evacuation order in a "Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning," area, we will refund:
•Any unused portion of rent from a guest currently registered;
•Any unused portion of rent from a guest that is scheduled to arrive, and wants to shorten the stay, to come in after the Hurricane Warning is lifted;
•Any advance rents collected or deposited for a reservation that is scheduled to arrive during the "Hurricane Warning" period.
This house was perfect for our honeymoon. The views were relaxing and the neighborhood was quiet.
Great dining spots and amazing secluded beaches were only a quick 15 minute drive away.
Miriam was very helpful with the few minor questions we had. The available beach gear was great to have.
The rooms were spacious and beautifully decorated. The 2nd and 3rd bedrooms are relatively secluded from the palatial master suite, which we loved.
- great location if you have a car 10 mins to Esperanza 5 mins to Isabel ll and close to the beaches
- safe neighborhood friendly neighbors
- gorgeous house ! ! ! the decor was beautiful. the tiles are gorgeous. The day beds were big and cozy. we loved that there was no tv but plenty of books and games. I loved the big woven cotton blankets and the tea kettle. The kitchen is fully stocked and practical.
- the terraces are amazing with beautiful views. the hammock was my favorite spot. pack a sweater bc the winds are strong.
- they have all the beach essentials.
- I loved the house manual so much, good info and a clear instructions of house rules etc.
We visit Vieques often and I'm glad we have a go to place to stay at.
I've been to Vieques a few other times, Perri's house has one of the most stunning views of the eastern (and restricted) parts of the island. In addition, the terraces provided fantastic views of every celestial event. From sunrise to moonrise, El Dormilon was the perfect place to relax and bask in the island's natural beauty.
Thanks to Perri for being an exceptional owner and to Miriam for her gracious hospitality.
And to those who are considering this as a possible destination, look no further. This beautiful house provides a restful and superbly decorated interior, a breathtaking exterior, with easy access to a market, beaches, and centrally located between the two major town centers.
Just as I promised myself last year, I returned for another splendid getaway at the Casa Dormilon. Host Perri is very thorough and communicative. Not a bad thing to say about this place, or Perri and Miriam! Look forward to my next return.
The house was impeccable, with gorgeous details, and beautiful views. The location on top of the hill not only allowed for the views, but also the trade winds that made this house so comfortable. Perri was a very helpful and informative host. His caretaker and the small rental car company he recommended were both really helpful when we arrived to Vieques. I would absolutely stay in this house again (and this is coming from someone who never repeats vacations). Do bring ear plugs b/c Vieques is full of wandering horses, dogs, and roosters, who can get noisy at night.
Excellent communication! Perri and Miriam so friendly and helpful. The villa is very comfortable for a quiet relaxing holiday. Neighborhood is good. Fantastic view. I highly recommend for holiday in Vieques!
About the Host, Perri
We are Jamie and Perri we live and in Brooklyn, NY when we're not in Vieques. Jamie has a wine shop in lower Manhattan, and Perri is a graphic designer. We love Vieques and we can tell you all of our favorite not-to-be-missed places so you can enjoy it as much as we do!