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Recent Dominican Republic reviews
A relaxing ocean-front paradise
"I recently returned from a week-long paradise at Allen’s ocean-front home. It was beautiful. It is a very spacious house with all of the comforts of home including but not limited to: large bedrooms (2 that look out to the ocean), satellite TV, complimentary WIFI, telephone, roomy kitchen, and air conditioning. Every day started as you’d expect in a tropical paradise: morning coffee on the back patio while enjoying ocean breezes and taking in the view. THAT VIEW!!
Isidro will stop by daily to assure you're enjoying your stay at the house; he couldn’t be nicer. As a further indulgence, Maria-Elena will come by twice (per 1 week visit) to thoroughly clean the house. These services come at no extra cost, but tipping is appreciated (Allen was happy to offer us guidance as to how much we should give). There are plenty of clean linens and towels, the latter which come in handy after enjoying a hot shower in one of the 4 full bathrooms.
With an abundance of restaurants nearby, there is no need to leave the local area. It was lovely to spend days on end walking around the neighborhood and enjoying the local hospitality, not to mention the beaches which are only a minute’s walk from your front door. Having a rental car did come in handy, however, as there is plenty to explore outside of Costambar. The house has a driveway that can easily accommodate two vehicles.
Regardless of the time of day, I always felt safe and found the local residents to be pleasant and likeable. Knowing some Spanish proved helpful though is not required.
This was my first trip to the Dominican Republic and I wouldn't hesitate recommending this home to family and friends. Thanks to my wonderful experience, I'm already looking forward to returning!!"
Guest: RachelDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 21, 2015
"We had a very good stay at the apartment. Angela was great to deal with and everything she promised was exactly as discussed. I was a bit nervous renting the unit internationally, but Angela was extremely professional and made sure all the preparations were well organized.
The unit is great for families and was actually better than we expected. Ana did a very good job taking care of us. The only downside, or upside depending on your outlook, was how quiet the resort was and the distances to other activities if you didn't have a car. (This is the only reason we suggested 4 stars... If you want to relax by the pool for a week, this is an excellent choice). We had the pool (which is wonderful) and beach to ourselves, which the kids found amazing. I would suggest a rental car if you want to get around and do ziplining, snorkeling, golfing, etc. The driving is easy and the roads are excellent around Punta Cana and Bavaro."
Guest: Sea LifeDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 25, 2015
"Our first trip to the Dominican Republic was one I will never forget. Villa Celeste was amazing!! The location was perfect as we spent many hours down at the beach. Only a short walk to surf school, which had a fun little tiki bar. You have Cabarete, which is an area of bars and restaurants on the beach. That was so unique and fun for all of us. We went to 27 falls, which was a blast and also went on a kayak tour. There is so much do to in Puerta Plata, yet you cherish the times you have at the home with the pool and ocean. Mary will cook the most amazing dominican meals."
Guest: WalshyDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 3, 2015