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VILLA LEONE HAS RECENTLY BEEN AWARDED THE DISTINCTION OF BEING ADDED TO THE EXCLUSIVE
LUXURY RENTALS FROM HOMEAWAY
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Villa Leone Cabarete.........................................
WHEN DECIDING ON WHICH VILLA TO RENT, IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO MAKE SURE THAT THE VILLA HAS A DIESEL GENERATOR BACK UP POWER AND AUTOMATIC TRANSFER SWITCH. THIS VILLA DOES.
IT IS A SIGNIFICANT EXPENSE TO INSTALL A 20 KW DIESEL GENERATOR AND MAINTAIN IT IN GOOD OPERATING CONDITION, SO, MANY VILLAS RELY ONLY UPON BATTERIES AND INVERTERS. THE PROBLEM WITH THIS IS THAT THE BATTERIES DISCHARGE AFTER AN HOUR OR SO AND YOU ARE LEFT WITHOUT LIGHTS OR AIR CONDITIONING.
IT IS VERY COMMON TO HAVE POWER OUTAGES IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. IT'S BEST TO BE SURE AND STAY IN A VILLA WITH A DIESEL GENERATOR.
Oceanfront Infinity Pool With Swim Up Bar!!!!!
Our romantic villa is ideally located on one of the most beautiful and private beaches on the whole North Coast. Included with the rental is Internet access, computer, maid service, ocean-front infinity pool and full air-conditioning.
Surfing, windsurfing and kite surfing are the specialty in Cabarete. It is one of the top ten best places in the world for these sports!
If your interests are a bit more low energy, beach strolling, dining and bar hopping are also readily available as activities in Cabarete.
Fine Beachfront Dining.....
In the evening, the beachfront in Cabarete becomes the focal point of all activity. You can sit at a table with your bare feet in the sand on the beach as you have cocktails and dinner.
Villa Leone is managed directly by the owner, a full time maid (6 days/week), 2 security guards and a full time groundskeeper.
Additional Details: Sculpture Garden.........A life size statue of David and another beautiful classic female nude sculpture greet you as you lounge by the pool and enjoy the ocean vistas from Villa Leone's oceanfront patio under the palms. These sculptures were made from molds designed by an Italian sculptor who now resides in Santo Domingo. The sculptures were cast from solid concrete then hand finished and painted to bring them to life as they now stand watch over the breathtaking Villa Leone beach. This unique feature makes Villa Leone one of a kind in Cabarete!
Roof Top Tree House.......Our new tropical thatched roof tree house sits perched atop Villa Leone with a panoramic beach and ocean view. It's the perfect spot to relax with friends and have a few drinks over interesting conversation.
A daybed awaits for that perfect afternoon nap!
On Site Massage......We will schedule a relaxing massage at the place of your choosing...beach, treehouse, villa.
Additional Details: Oceanfront Infinity Pool.......
If you need to cool off from the beautiful sunny, warm weather, our brand new 5' deep infinity pool is the perfect solution. The pool adjoins the bohio and has 4 concrete bar stools in the water along the adjoining bohio bar, allowing your friends in the pool to join you for a drink as you sit on a dry stool under the bohio, in the shade.
A brand new air conditioning system was recently installed allowing independent temperature control in each bedroom and downstairs. This is not usually needed in the winter months, but is a welcome retreat from the heat in the summer months.
Entertainment at Home........
If all of the above options leave you still looking for more ways to pass your time relaxing at the beach, there is an entertainment center in the living room offering cable TV, DVD player, VCR, CD player and computer with DSL internet. A large selection of VCR tapes and library of CD music is provided Plus Ipod docking!
Additional Details: Sleeping.........
Villa Leone has 5 bedrooms; 4 with ensuite bathrooms. All 5 bedrooms are independently controlled air conditioned. The living room has a large sectional sofa that will accommodate the 13th and 14th guests, if needed. There are also two airbeds that can be used for this purpose.
Villa Leone is protected day and night by full time security guards.
Villa Leone's beach is as close to a private beach as allowed by law. Our private terracotta roof open air beach bungalow offers guests a serene venue to enjoy the beach from the comfort of a queen size reclining beach bed just feet from the water's edge. For more photos please visit www.villaleone.com www.bestofcabarete.com
FOR LARGER GROUPS UP TO 22, WE OFFER VILLA FLAMINGO RIGHT NEXT DOOR TO BE RENTED WITH VILLA LEONE; www.villaflamingo.org
Villa Belvedere; a similar 4 bedroom villa, is located adjacent to Villa Leone and directly behind Villa Flamingo. www.villabelvedere.moonfruit.com
Both of these villas are available to rent separately or together with Villa Leone.
RECOMENDATIONS FOR ACTIVITIES AND TOURS:
DAY 1; HORSEBACK RIDING BEACH AND MOUNTAINS
If you are renting for a week, a horseback ride on the beach is a nice way to start your vacation, followed by an afternoon in the pool.
DAY 2; BEACH TOUR DAY
Another fantastic way to spend the day is to hire a taxi to do a beach tour. This brings you to several very interesting and fun places including a small plantation, a hidden waterfall where you can watch the locals dive from very high perches, The Blue Lagoon, where you can zip line off a cliff and dive into a 70' deep cenote. At the same stop, you can explore an ancient cave.
After the zip lining and swimming, it;s time for lunch on Playa Grande Beach. This beach has been voted as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world! The fresh seafood and chicken on the menu and drinks including coco locos and pina coladas will leave you ready to continue exploring one or two more beaches. I recommend Playa Diamonte where you can find fresh water sulphur springs bubbling up from the sand on the beach and can walk out 300 yards and still be in waste deep calm clear water. Another beautiful beach is Playa Calleton.
DAY 3; MONKEY JUNGLE ZIP LINING
Monkey Jungle is a short 30 minute ride from the villa.
A Taxi can take you there in his van (up to 6).
They have a pretty intense zip line circuit. They also have a really cool monkey habitat where you can feed the small monkeys as they sit on your shoulders and heads and eat out of your hand! If you don't want to zipline, you can just do the monkey jungle and sit at the bar to wait for the zip liners to return.
DAY 4; CABARETE BEACH MASSAGE AND SHOPPING
A day at Cabarete beach is a very relaxing way to pass a day in this wonderful beach town. Many of the establishments will not charge you to use their beach chairs if you buy a drink or snack from them. While on the beach, there are vendors in blue shirts that are licensed to give massages and pedicures on the beach.
It's a must to have an on beach massage followed by a mani-pedi while drinking a cold beer or pina colada. Very relaxing indeed! There are also many shops to explore in town if you need a break from the beach.
DAY 5; PRIVATE CHEF AT VILLA AND MASSAGE
If you are tired of having fun away from the villa, hire our private chef to indulge you with their fantastic meals throughout the day and night. They will meet you the day before to prepare the menu for the next day and stock the fridge with groceries necessary to prepare breakfast the next morning. After breakfast, they will prepare the menu you desire for lunch and dinner then go shopping. This is beyond any doubt most guest's favorite experience during their stay! If you want the ultimate in relaxation, couple the chef experience with a full day of massages, manicures and pedicures poolside or on the beach and you are in for a real treat.
DAY 6; SOSUA BEACH AND PUERTO PLATA CABLE CAR
A morning ride into Puerto Plata to take the cable car to the top of Isabella del Torres is a memorable experience. The views from the top of the mountain are breathtaking! There are also trails and gardens that you explore on top, as well as a little restaurant.
After the cable car, ask your taxi driver to take you to the old fort where you can learn a little history about the area. Then, on to the Amber museum.
After the Amber Museum, a little snorkelling and lunch at Sosua Beach will be a great way to wrap up your week. The shopping at Sosua Beach is much more affordable than in Cabarete.
Other suggestions that can be explored in addition to or instead of those listed above are Ocean World, 27 Waterfalls, a visit to Santo Domingo, quad tour of the mountains and beach, mountain biking, kite surfing, surfing, sailing, deep sea fishing, catamaran snorkeling, night out in Sosua and Cabarete, UFO Museum, Brugal Rum factory tour, Rio San Juan Boat Ride..........The options are endless. You can even climb the tallest peak in the Caribbean; Pico Duarte!
Here is a link to Lonely Planet for more recommendations for adventures and activities:
WE HAVE A STRICT NO UNREGISTERED GUEST POLICY
At least one of the guests must be 28 years old. Of course, we realize there are many young adults below this age who are very responsible and will consider requests below the minimum age on an individual basis....moreless
As you can see from the many great photos, the beach and ocean views from Villa Leone are world class and 2nd to none I have ever seen anywhere else in the world! You are truly beach and oceanfront.....can't get anywhere closer on this Island. If you eed to be over the water, try Villa Leone in Sint Maarten ;-)...moreless
A pay by the minute cellular phone is provided for your convenience. The staff will show you how and where to obtain phone cards and add minutes to the phone. This is by far the least expensive way, other than Skype, to communicate....moreless
The Villa Leone kitchen hs granite counter tops and mahogony cabinets and offers all that you, or your private chef, needs to whip up that perfect gormet meal or snack. Notable items inthe Villa Leone Kitchen include a Belgian waffle maker, super automatic espresso machine, 3 pitcher Margharitaville Drink Maker, refrigerator and sink with piped in purified water. Pass through window to pass food and drinks from the kitchen to the beachfront dining table....moreless
Villa Leone offers a beautiful open air brick patio set directly under a cluster of swaying palm trees right on the beach. There is a nice picnic table as well as adirondack chairs from which to enjoy cocktails, snacks, a full meal, or just good conversation on the beach under the sunny skies or the brilliant night stars...moreless
There is no better place to gaze at the ocean than from the private oceanfront gazebo with rustic brick pavers. It will be a toss up between this and the rooftop treehouse as your favorite place for cocktails....moreless
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 16 - May 27, 2015
4 night min stay
May 28 - Sep 2, 2015
4 night min stay
Sep 3 - Dec 16, 2015
4 night min stay
Dec 17 - Jan 13, 2016
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
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Car: Not Necessary
Four-Wheeling on Beach, River Trips, Helicopter Rides, dominos with locals across the street at the car wash, pop up concerts in Sosua, 'safari rides' through sugar cane plantations, cable car ride to top of mountain, cave exploration, latin dancing, kite boarding lessons, surfing, massage on the beach, rum factory tours,catamaran snorkelling,mountain biking
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Villa Leone, Cabarete Dominican Republic, is our home in the islands. We rent it to responsible interested families, couples and singles for part of the year when we are not able to be there. You will find that Villa Leone has everything that you would want in your own beachfront vacation home, and more. So, if you decide to stay at Villa Leone, you will be treated like family and have a relaxing beachfront experience that you will treasure forever.
Why the Owner Chose Cabarete:
VILLA LEONE HAS RECENTLY BEEN AWARDED THE DISTINCTION OF BEING ADDED TO THE EXCLUSIVE LUXURY RENTALS FROM HOMEAWAY http://luxury.homeaway.com/ The Andrew Harper Standard: Every property within the Luxury Rentals from HomeAway collection has been curated by a sophisticated algorithm developed by Andrew Harper, the most respected voice in luxury travel. Love the area and people. The beach is indescribable. You have to walk it for a few days to realize there are few places in the world left as beautiful and unspoiled. I have been on all 7 continents and chose the beach at Villa Leone as my favorite in the world.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Peace and Tranquility on the beach in quiet elegance. If you need or want a more energetic scene with a bonfire, pig roast and guitar players, we can arrange that too ;-)
Villa Leone Greets the Ever Impressive Spectacular Sunrise.
Villa Leone Entry Hall with Lifesize Dancing Maiden Sculpture
View from the spectacular infinity pool.
Villa Leone's Private Sculpture Garden on the Beach
King size beds, cathedral ceilings and oceanfront balconies!
Villa Leone beach elevation
Take a nap or sleep all night in the spectacular Treehouse..Incredible Views!!!
Villa Leone Ding Room and Kitchen
Villa Leone Custom Made Expansive Sofa To seat 8!
Villa Leone View From Kitchen To Living Room
Villa Leone Stairway To 2nd Floor Bedrooms
Villa Leone View From End Of Driveway
Aerial View of Villa Leone
Private pool and hottub set right on the beach.
Private Gazebo with Fantastic Ocean View
Four Brand New Bathrooms Completed August 2009
Villa Leone 2nd Floor Landing
Villa Leone Brand New Custom Made Mahogony Dining Room Set For 12 Guests.
Villa Leone Dining Room View Towards Living Room
Villa Leone Living Room
Villa Leone and Villa Flamingo
Villa Leone Private Beach Photo Submitted By Our Guest; Beautiful Rainbow!
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