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Recent Dominican Republic reviews
"We really enjoyed the house and its premises. House is very well kept, spacious and has a resort feel to it. The people that work in the house are great and they made us feel at home."
Guest: MDBGDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 24, 2015
A great overall experience. I liked it so much I came back.
"I brought my 19 and 22 year-old sons here for spring break and we loved every bit of it. We were here a year ago and I am looking forward to going back. Going to this region requires pre-planning if you are not accustomed to it. You are not in the US. But that is why I like it. Everything is a little different. This trip can be as relaxing or exciting as you choose. I like a balance of both. The house and grounds are great for a family. The staff at the house are friendly and take pride in what they do. The house, Casa Blanca, is pretty and clean. Sobeida (I am probably not spelling her name correctly) is a great cook. The restaurant food in the area does not match Sobeida’s so save yourself a lot of hassle and try to arrange your day to enjoy your meals at home. Part of the adventure is going out to get groceries. Eat what is local and you will get the best results. The fresh fruit along the road is also good and more fun than going to the grocery.
My suggestions that made my stay easier: 1. Get at least enough groceries for the next few meals and snacks at a grocery on your way home from the airport. When shopping, it is expected that you will feed the staff of 3 people. It won’t matter. It is much more economical and enjoyable than eating out. A good grocery store called La Sirena. https://goo.gl/maps/BHrNV
2. Driving in the Dominican is difficult. However, having no car would be rough for me as I like to explore and venture out. The drivers are aggressive. I typically decline coverage when I rent a car. Not here. Get full coverage and use your Amex card as they usually cover the first $500 if there is a claim. A lot of vehicles drive at night do not have any headlights. I already have a hard time driving at night so I always tried to time my day so I would be home by dark.
3. Look at a map before you get there and before you head out.
4. Bring cash. Know the exchange rate. Many businesses will take US currency, but don’t count on it all of the time. Convert US currency at the bank located at the grocery store for the best rate in the easiest way."
Guest: JohnMDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: May 20, 2015
"My fiancé and I stayed for 1 month (May 2015) at Cabot TIKI! From start to finish it was amazing! Driving up to Cabot Tiki was absolutely breath taking...
1. Safety- there was always a guard or staff there 24/7 (but plenty of privacy as well) not that you really need a guard due to I felt more safe walking around Cabrera (local town) than I did walking around San Francisco in certain areas.
2. The staff! Our laundry was done every day besides Sunday by the house maid Mildred, who was lovely and oh so polite. She even brought us fresh mangos from her property when Cabot Tiki's property ran out. Dominga the house chef was an great chef! We even taught her how to make banana bread (banana's right from the property). The day/night guards were so sweet, I would usually bring them a few cold beers at night and snacks and in return they always brought us fresh coconuts right from the property
3. Location- If you really want to check out of society this is the place. You are in the country side of the DR. Beautiful and only a 10 minute drive to Playe Grande Beach
4. Views! From every room/villa there are amazing views plus the sound of the waves crashing below. This property literally made you feel like you were on your own private island.
5. Many many more pros! But I’ll let you figure them out when you book this Tiki.
1. Rental Car- We rented an intermediate level car which saved us money and got us from A to B but I would definitely recommended renting a SUV.
2. Wifi- wifi works best when you are in the main villa although I did have trouble using Skype for work. The wifi connection is very low in guest villa and master villa but if you are coming here just for the wifi then this is not the place for you
3. Grocery Shopping- The owner of the property advises to stop at the grocery stores after you leave the airport. These are the bigger super markets that you won’t find in the near town of Cabrera. (over a 2 hour journey there and back)
4. Brush up on your spanish! All the staff speaks very little english and we speak very little to no spanish but we managed just fine for a month. We are now experts at “charades."
Overall, I would give the Cabot Tiki 5 stars. It is ran more like a resort hotel than a private home. You truly are treated like royalty and we thank the owners of the house for training their staff very well."
Guest: Chelsie R.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: July 29, 2015
"We enjoyed our vacation stay at Johnny's place. The condo was perfect; modern, specious, beautifully decorated, kitchen is well equipped, internet worked excellent for 5 of us. We loved the balcony with the view of the marina where we spent most of the afternoons. Pools and beach are magnificent there.People by the pool work really well trying to accommodate you with chairs, umbrellas, etc. We loved the fact that there were very few people. Beach is by far one of the best there. Not too wavy, not too shallow, water is very worm and clean, just perfect. You do need a car to buy groceries as taxi ride is about $40 one way to the grocery store. There is very good description of Cap Cana on Trip Advisory site. Yes, you do feel isolated from everything there, but for us it was very relaxing and enjoyable vacation. There are couple restaurants walking distance, but they were always empty, probably because they are pretty expensive. The best grocery super market is in Punta Cana or by airport, which is about 15 minutes drive. Johnny and concierge service were very responsive with all the questions.Thank you to all for making our vacation perfect."
Guest: YelenaDate of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: February 3, 2015