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Recent Playa Cofresi reviews

  • A great vacation in the DR

    "Couldn't have had a better time thanks to Paul & Tamara!! 2 weeks in the beautiful Dominican Republic. Our lodgings were nicely appointed, maintained & clean. Our day trips from the Villa were exciting and interesting. Several trips into Puerto Plata (7 mins) to visit the Fort, the Amber Museum, the Larimar Museum, up the Cable Car, the Luperon Museum & lots of shopping. Other day trips to: Monti Christi with the most beautiful beach; the mountain city of Jarabacoa with gorgeous waterfalls & rivers, Carnival Celebration & stunning vistas; to Sosua for the beaches & Jewish Museum; but the most fun was our trip to Paul & Tamara’s Plantacion de Cacao Del Eden, after which we drove to La Isabella for the Columbus ruins & museum & a delicious lunch on the beach front. Great restaurants in the area: your special night should be at Mares Restaurant with Chef Rafael Vasquez-Heinsen!, we ate three times at La Papillon with Chef Tomas, famous for his Pina Coladas. Andrea our personal chef & house keeper was a star… imagine getting up in the morning, going outside to sit under the lanai, over looking your private pool with the ocean glimmering & being served a wonderful breakfast of tasty dishes by Chef Andrea! She kept the Villa looking spotless & even asked to launder our clothes! Just sitting around the pool at the Villa, we had to keep the binoculars close for the best birding!! Tamara’s gardens surrounding the Villa were beautiful. The Villa had a great kitchen & electronics & internet connections. But the key to our fabulous vacation was Paul & Tamara!! They made sure everything went well & anticipated our every need. The Dominican Republic is a great vacation. Urban & rural, world history & solitary beaches, great weather & the beautiful people... bring your camera!"
    Guest: Doug Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 28, 2014
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  • Great Villa, Great Vacation

    "The Villa Carolisol is a great Villa to stay at for a vacation. Maria and Jose, did an excellent job with any and everything wr needed. Maria's meals were terrific.The Villa is very spaceous, the pool was nice and was always clean, thanks to Jose. The beach is less then a 2 minute walk from the Villa.The ocean breeze was fantastic from the 2nd floor balcony area. Everyone in my party was completely satisfied with the Villa and its staff. I will recommend The Villa Carolisol to, and for anyone planning a trip to the Dominican Republic"
    Guest: Dee Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 22, 2014
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  • Excellent all around!

    "My wife and I loved our stay at the suite. The suite is extremely large, clean and luxurious. We enjoyed the large balcony with a couch and hammock. Restaurants, bars, the ocean and pools were a short walk away. The suite was plenty big for two- we had two bathrooms, a kitchen area and large jacuzzi tub. Simply a great space at a great property."
    Guest: JS Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 6, 2014
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  • Cozy, Romantic & Affordable.

    "We actually stayed in this condo for the first time on January 8 - 28 - 2013, and when we decided to explore the Dominican Republic further, we traveled throughout the island and continued returning to this fantastic "Home-Base". We spent a total of 4 months on the island and returning to this "Home-Base" was always the highlight of our being in the Dominican Republic! Descriptions of this retreat was more than accurate & the best location in the entire complex. Beds and all furnishings were comfy & cozy. The unit is extremely clean and the entire property is well maintained. The owner was very helpful and Victoria the housekeeper is sweet and a great cook!! The property manager was also very helpful and friendly, as were the security crew. We always felt safe and never understood why the security crew was needed, but we reasoned it out that since most of the condo owners lived abroad, it was a good idea that there was a small security crew there. ( They helped us with anything we needed, jump starting our car, bringing in the water cooler bottles and even helping us move our suitcases from one unit to another when we wanted to try another unit while this one was booked out. So no problems or worries on your visit to Playa Cofresi I assure you!! The beach was interesting and we met people from all over the World in Playa Cofresi. Everyone was helpful as far as the neighborhood. We felt like we lived a small lifetime in the 4 months we were there, and now we feel "HomeSick" and can not wait to return!!! Thanks to the community of Playa Cofresi, Lorraine, Victoria, Maria, Dennis, Peter, Chris & Maddy, John Dobbs, Jo Ann, Carlito, Ms. Hunt, and all that made our adventure to the Dominican Republic fabulous!! ( Too many wonderful people, memories and restaurants to mention!!) We shall return and hopefully this unit will be available!!!!!! James & Laurie ( Nova Scotia / Florida )"
    Guest: laurie b. Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: October 9, 2013
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Playa Cofresi Travel Tips

Attractions and Activities at Playa Cofresi Vacation Rentals

Playa Cofresi’s greatest attraction is its beautiful beachfront. The bay is characterized by golden sands and clear blue water. It is a place where you can swim, suntan or take a leisurely stroll along the beach. The many trees provide ample shade and there are numerous spots along the beach that have sporting and leisure activities.

Near Playa Cofresi is the Ocean World and Water Park. Here, you can swim with dolphins in the world’s largest dolphin lagoon. You can also see sharks, sea lions and a wide range of other sea creatures. There is also a unique shark interaction pool where you can get up close to sharks. The nearby Ocean World Casino offers Vegas-style entertainment and gambling. Try your luck at the tables and dine in top-quality restaurants. Eating out in Playa Cofresi is a fantastic experience. Choose from a wide range of cuisines including Dominican style seafood, local meat dishes, and old American favorites like burgers and pizzas.

There are numerous adventure activities offered through various local outfitters. Choose from Jeep safaris through the jungle, horseback riding excursions, go kart racing or whitewater rafting. Along the coast you can charter a yacht and enjoy an afternoon of sailing on the trade winds. For diving enthusiasts, there are spectacular reefs to explore.

Getting to Playa Cofresi Villas

Puerto Plata International Airport is approximately a 30-minute drive from Playa Cofresi. Taxis or private transfers can be easily arranged. If you plan to do some extensive exploration of the coast, you may consider hiring a car for the duration of your stay. There are a number of reputable rental agencies based at the airport. Ideally, you should make your reservations in advance. The airport hosts most major North American airlines on regularly scheduled commercial flights. If you plan to travel in season, be sure to make your reservations well in advance as Playa Cofresi and the surrounding area are very popular vacation destinations.

Pampering and Great Hospitality at Playa Cofresi Resorts

There are only a handful of villas available for private rental at Playa Cofresi. Many of the homes are spacious enough to accommodate small groups, with some able to accommodate as many as 20 people. For this reason, many are chosen as wedding venues. Full-service hospitality packages are sometimes available which include the services of maids, a chef or a house manager who will ensure that you are well looked after during your stay. Most homes have spectacular views out over the ocean and you can enjoy breakfast on the patio or deck each morning. There are spacious living areas that have full entertainment centers for when you want to spend some time indoors. Most likely though, you’ll prefer to spend your days on the beach or out exploring. The villas are conveniently located close to numerous attractions. Transport can be easily arranged through the local taxi service or local outfitters and transfer companies.

Visitors to the Dominican Republic Vacation Rentals in Playa Cofresi

Playa Cofresi attracts sun and beach lovers from all over the world. What was once a sleepy fishing village is now a popular vacation destination on the coast of the Dominican Republic. Because of its easy access, many visitors travel here from the United States and Canada to escape colder northern climates. The prevailing trade winds attract sailing enthusiasts, and divers from all over the world come to explore the magnificent reefs. It is a destination where you can enjoy nature or experience glamorous resorts, restaurants and entertainment. It is an ideal destination for the family.

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