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Reviewed 21 September 2014

We visited Carole's Rainforest Villas this past August and we had an incredible time. Like so many other people have said, this was the highlight of our week-long trip to Puerto Rico. We spent two nights there and we were still not able to do everything we wanted to do. The first day we hiked some waterfalls and then at...

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1Thank Rtortora
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 July 2014

At the risk of sounding totally corny, this place is magical! My boyfriend and I only spent 1 night at Carole's but it was the highlight of our PR trip. Her place is right before the entrance to the El Yunque National Park. You're basically in the rainforest here. Carole was friendly and accommodating. She chatted with us for a...

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4Thank bri81
Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 10 April 2014

We experienced a tropical treasure staying at Carole's. Her outdoor kitchen has a wonderful view of trees, flowers, and the ocean in the distance. Our room was colorful with unique decorations & attention to detail. Carole was a gracious host providing us with information about the area & made us delicious banana smoothies & provided snacks for us. We hiked...

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2Thank debluvsparks
Hollis, New Hampshire
Reviewed 3 March 2014

My only hesitation in writing about the wonderful Carole's Rainforest Villas is that the secret will be out and we won't be able to get another reservation. Truly a magical place hosted by a very special lady! The room and location were PERFECT! Amazing views! The cocqui sing you to sleep! The outdoor kitchen is a wonderful--the sights and sounds...

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3Thank TraceM49
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 20 February 2014

I just had the best time at Carole's villa ! It's so laid back & the view is amazing . I'm 22 & as the typical 22 year old would like to be in Rincon hitting happy hour , I found that Carole's villa was just as awesome & it was hard for me to leave . If one is...

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5Thank Laracarey
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Reviewed 24 December 2013

The most fantasic place! The location, view, surroundings, beautifully decorated and comfortable room, and wonderful host, Carole, and her happy puppy, Tiki, and gorgeous kitty, Goochie! The outdoor kitchen is a dream come true! My husband picked banana leaves and with Carole's assistance, grilled fish in them...delicious! What a great place to sit and relax after a day of hiking...

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3Thank Traci H
Richmond VA
Reviewed 28 October 2013

There are no words that can even begin to touch how phonomenal our experience was at Carole's. This is PR's best kept secret. The bedroom was colorful and cozy with pretty music playing when we arrived. There were even white fluffy towels in the shower :) Pictures cannot do justice to how amazing the kitchen is. I could have easily...

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2Thank Kimie J
Florida
Reviewed 1 October 2013

Shhh, don't tell anyone else about this place, OK? I might want to go back and I want to make sure it's available since it's just one bungalow. We spent three blissful nights in this hideaway. Carole is a charming and accommodating hostess. The outdoor kitchen is amazing. I'm sure it rains, but didn't the four days that we stayed...

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3Thank FMWriter
Riverside,
Reviewed 29 June 2013

We stayed here for 5 nights. There is an absolutely spectacular view of the rainforest and beach in one shot from her outside kitchen. You stay in her guest house which is netted but open to the weather. It rains a lot in the rainforest which keeps the temperature not too bad but it is humid. I think this place...

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4Thank Robert K
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 19 May 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed 2 days & nights at Carole's: hers is the last place on the road to the El Junque rainforest, but remember that this road past her place has been closed for most of 10 years due to a landslide. The official entrance to the visitor center is only 20 minutes away. You may hear road crews driving in...

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Carole53145, Owner at Carole's Rainforest Villas, responded to this review

Hi NM, Thanks for the review and am sure glad you enjoyed your visit to our lovely place in the rainforest! I did call the Department of Transportation and spoke with Sr. Jose Uno who stated the construction work should be complete by June 2013. So for others wondering if a truck will be driving past the property Monday-Friday, construction...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carole's Rainforest Villas offers unique & private Caribbean Style Rainforest Lodging for 1-4 people. 1 & 2 Bedroom Villa & House Rental with a remote location bordering the NE entrance of the El Yunque Rain Forest in Puerto Rico. The jungle is your neighbor! (a.k.a. Carole’s Rainforest Villas – with 100% excellent reviews from TripAdvisors since 2008) Enjoy peaceful lodging with an incredible view of the jungle and distant ocean below. Private waterfalls are a short 1/4 mile walk.Cook in an amazing outdoor kitchen or bathe in an outdoor shower. Features: King-sized beds, colorful tiles, French style doors and tons of outdoor Caribbean character.You won't want to leave our little piece of paradise in the rainforest of El Yunque! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carole's Rainforest Villas

Address: Route 966, El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > El Yunque National Forest
Price Range: €126 - €228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Carole`s Rainforest Villas Hotel Rio Grande
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