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Recent Cabarete reviews

  • Absolutely Incredible!

    "I can truly say that this property, from the initial contact with Frank down the check-out is one of kind. Frank, the owner displays this property accurately and there were no hidden surprises. His responses are timely and even checks on you throughout the stay to ensure that you are enjoying yourselves. The staff; security, maintenance, and maid service are readily available and as friendly as it gets. The WiFi worked great and the property was very clean.The six of us, all in the service industry, travel frequently and would recommend Villa Flamingo and Cabarete to anyone. I read a lot of reviews (not on Villa Flamingo) about Cabarete and surrounding areas being unsafe. We rented a car and traveled to a couple random beaches in San Juan as well as Sosua and not once did we feel unsafe. These little cities/towns are beautiful destinations with a culture one should experience. In terms of tours, we did the waterfalls and atvs. You can do a tour of 7, 12, or 27 waterfalls. We decided to go with 12 and paid an additional $40US to have a tour guide video our experience (well worth the money with a USB provided after). The tour took about three hours with lunch after and a bottle a rum was provided on our trip there. We did a private tour and it cost us about $70US/person. You can negotiate the price, but if you don't then I would suggest using Frank's recommended guide Jose. The ATV tour is located about 100 yards down the street from Villa Flamingo. Again, we weren't the best negotiators and paid about $60/person for a four hour tour. The tour goes on the main street, through a few small towns, up into the farms, and ended on the beach. First time on an atv, don't be alarmed, the guides are helpful and this tour is definitely well worth it. In terms of Cabarete, this town has about twenty little bars and restaurants located on the beach. Spend some time enjoying happy hour and dinner. Lazydog has some of the best fish tacos and Gaia Disco gets pretty busy late at night. They do try and sell you things during happy hour but just kindly say, "no thank you." Be respectful, enjoy the culture, and relax at Villa Flamingo and I can assure you that you won't regret it. Thanks again Frank and staff, From the now snowed in New England crew!"
    Guest: Curtis B. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: January 30, 2015
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  • Beautiful Beachfront!

    "Our extended family of 10 enjoyed a week in this fabulous beachfront property! The house is gorgeous and directly on the beach. It is in a gated community with 24 hour security. The manager, Mark, was very helpful in answering questions and making our arrival seamless. On windy days, the beach is loaded with kiters and windsurfers from about 11am on...not good for swimming. However, morning boogie boarding was great and on low wind days the swimming was perfect! The beach is clean fine sand where you can walk out quite a ways before it gets too deep. We hired a cook for the week, Illuminada. She was wonderful and arranged though Mark. She prepared some delicious local dishes that we enjoyed tremendously. Ana cleans the house daily which was great considering all the sand we trekked in. Manuel did a great job cleaning the pool and the grounds. The house itself was in great condition. There are four bedrooms (two bedrooms with queens, one bedroom with 2 queens and one bedroom with 4 bunks). It was clean and well cared for. The only trouble we had was with the dishwasher and one of the air conditioning units...which were a plus for sleeping! The pool was perfect for the kids...age 12 and under. It is an easy walk to downtown Cabarete...a great spot for lunch or dinner. We kited, windsurfed, paddle boarded, zip lined, visited the monkeys, visited the local school with donations, jumped off waterfalls, went fishing, body surfed, built sandcastles, swam and walked for miles! It's a wonderful vacation destination!!!"
    Guest: Melanie E. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 30, 2014
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  • I Loved This Place

    "Oh my what a beautiful place! The view from the balcony is amazing and the peace that listening to ocean waves brings cannot be better. Plus I got to do yoga next door. Fantastic!"
    Guest: Sudhey T. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 6, 2015
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  • Luxurious comfort, Beauty, Relaxation

    "Where to begin about our experience renting Ron and Bette’s luxurious home in Cabarete. I was delighted and relaxed from the very first correspondence I received from Ron when I initially inquired about their property. His witty humor, timely responses, and wonderfully detailed explanations have continued over a period of months as we were planning for this very special trip and had many questions. They went to such great lengths to take care of us that we feel as if we are family.We followed every bit of their advice; from what to pack, where to eat, contacting Carlos for transportation and car rental, contacting Wilson to arrange for a river tour, traveling to the waterfalls, visiting Playa Caleton, making reservations at Natura Cabana, and even where to shop and exchange our money. It was an amazing experience from beginning to end and a vacation we will never forget. My favorite memory is sipping our morning coffee on the balcony and watching people horseback riding along the beach. Playa Caleton has the most turquoise and calm water; a real treasure but the waves we saw crashing along the shoreline from our balcony every day during our stay were spectacular! The view from the moment you open the front door and step inside this home will take your breath away! Not only will you be standing in a very grand, open entryway but you are greeted with panoramic ocean views that entice you to drop your bags at the door, step out onto the balcony and take it all in. The home itself is beautifully decorated and very spacious with three large bedrooms, each with their own bathroom, beautiful tile, and custom painted murals and artwork throughout. The kitchen cupboards are fully stocked; the bathrooms have an abundance of towels, wash cloths, and a hair dryer; the bedrooms are beautifully furnished with plenty of storage for your belongings and comfortable beds piled high with pillows; and there is even a washer and dryer! As if the pool and hot tub located outside aren’t enough, there is a beautiful whirlpool bathtub with a separate walk-in shower in the master suite! And to top it all off, there is a wonderful Dominican woman, Milagros, who will come in to clean and fluff every day (except Sunday)! Seeing her gentle smile and hearing “Hola!” each morning added another level of perfection and personalization to our vacation which Ron and Bette are masters of providing to their guests. Ron and Bette, thank you from the bottom of our hearts."
    Guest: Jody P. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 19, 2015
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