Yucca Yurt

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1 bedroom, WiFi, bed sheets
Coffee/tea maker, cookware/dishes/utensils
Property grounds
Property grounds

Overview of Yucca Yurt

Entire home

Yucca Yurt

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Entire home

1 bedroom1 bathroomSleeps 6

Popular amenities

  • Washer
  • Gym
Río Grande, Río Grande

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEl Yunque National Forest16 min walk
  • Popular LocationCoco Beach Golf and Country Club14 min drive
  • Popular LocationBahia Beach17 min drive
  • AirportSan Juan (SJU-Luis Munoz Marin Intl.)26 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Yucca Yurt

Adults-only vacation home in Río Grande with fitness center
This private yurt on the property not far from the farmhouse features a private living space with a king size bed, and bunk beds with one single bed on top and double bed on the bottom, great for a family or a group of friends. There is electric, a compost toilet outdoors looking towards the peak of the rainforest and an outdoor rainforest shower coming soon. Just a ten to fifteen minute walk to the river, said to be one of the cleanest rivers in the Western Hemisphere.

Things to remember:

- Ubers and taxis can be hard to find, make sure you plan your rides ahead of time. Having your own rental vehicle is advised.

- If you're a light sleeper, bring some earplugs.

- Mosquitoes are abundant especially during the rainy season. Bring bug spray.

- Critters and crawlies tend to sneak in even through the tiniest of holes so do not be surprised if you see one. We do not have any dangerous critters or crawlies living in the rainforest.

-Power and water outages are normal in the area especially during bad weather. We only have back-up power (solar) at the main house. We are in the process of getting more solar panels to power the entire property.

- Our dog Tootsie is a Rottweiler-Labrador mix. She's the biggest sweetheart but she can be a little mouthy sometimes. She's great with kids though! We also have plenty of cats, chickens, ducks and a turkey.

- There is a designated parking area. Make sure you leave space for other guests to park. We're in the process of renovating our parking area to accommodate more cars in the future.

- Wifi is only available in common areas.
Guest accommodations at this vacation home offer coffee/tea makers and hair dryers.
Recreational amenities at the vacation home include a fitness center.

Property manager

Jyl Lalwer

Languages spoken


Property amenities


  • WiFi available

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Towels provided
  • Hair dryer


  • TV with cable/satellite service


  • Washing machine


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Things to do

  • Fitness center


  • Sleeps 6
  • Property does not allow children

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
Property Registration Number 686535

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About this area

Río Grande

This vacation home is located in Río Grande. The area's natural beauty can be seen at El Yunque National Forest and Luquillo Beach. Carabali Rainforest Park and JungleQui Rainforest Ecoadventure Park are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • El Yunque National Forest - 16 min walk
  • The Outlet Ruta 66 - 8 min drive
  • Coco Beach Golf and Country Club - 14 min drive
  • Bahia Beach - 17 min drive
  • Carabali Rainforest Park - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • Luis Munoz Marin Intl. Airport (SJU) - 26 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 6 out of 9 reviews
5 - Excellent 67%
Rating 4 - Good. 2 out of 9 reviews
4 - Good 22%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 9 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 9 reviews
2 - Poor 11%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 9 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%






Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Hard to find, harder to get water
We went to three different addresses connected to the listing before trying several different phone numbers listed. The first couple went to voice-mail. The address was not correct, the contact was not accurate, and no check in instructions we received. Eventually I received a call back with helpful directions. Upon arrival the yurt was extremely hot and there was no running water. The property was gorgeous and the pets adorable, but the lack of ability to shower after hiking and then sleeping in a toasty yurt ruined the experience.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Beautiful area, wonderful staff
Great stay at La Casa de Vida Natural! The property was beautiful and the accommodation was comfortable. The staff and volunteers were helpful with providing recommendations, making us feel welcome, and even teaching a yoga class for us! Would definitely recommend for those wanting to connect with nature!
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Cool experience
The yurt was a neat experience. Tucked away near the Yunque but not far from civilization and the food truck park 👌 the place was cute, ran a little humid because of the rain but it wasn't bad. Didn't have big issues with bugs or anything, and the property animals were a plus too.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Very unique, fun, property. The description was exactly as stated.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Glorified Camping with a Private Outhouse/Shower
I compare this to glamping...and I loved it! We chose the yurt which is HUGE! King size bed then a double with a twin on top bunk bed. TWO sitting areas and a full dining table. They have a changing screen if you need privacy fyi. The toilet and shower are out back and yours to use solely. I don't even think someone could see you if they had binoculars but there is a door on the toilet and a shower curtain you can pull around if you want. Everything was cleaner than I expected. Bedding and towels provided. There aren't any dishes but they have a a common kitchen area you can use up at the main house where you check in. There is a pitcher and bowl provided for easy rinsing if you need. There are two floor fans that keep it pretty cool at night actually but the day time gets a bit muggy as would be expected. There are rescue dogs and cats as well as ducks and roosters running around. BE CAREFUL the black cat will steal your heart! I was there only 2 nights and I cried leaving her lol! If I didn't live state-side I would've adopted her no problem. Overall I absolutely loved it and would love to go again!
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021