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Recent Puerto Plata reviews
"We had such a great time staying there (2 weeks)! The place is very clean (Danni the caretaker cleans the place twice a week), very spacious, a good air flow, and very safe. The kitchen is well equipped, linens and beach towels. Beautiful garden, small swimming pool and gazebo at the back.
The apartment is attached to the main house yet very private.
Costambar is a very quiet gated community, very few traffic, so the area is pleasant to walk around without pollution or traffic noise. Beach is walking distance,10 min, so are the restaurants, 5 min, not a whole lot of choices but "Sole mio" was our favorite!
Getting outside Costambar you can take a motoconcho to the main road C5 or walk, and from there take a guagua (local bus) for a few pesos. 45 min to Sosua , 1 hour to Cabarete, it is worth it and gives you a real local experience!
But more importantly Yash and Hemu are the nicest hosts you can have, extremely helpful and friendly, any questions you can have, feel free to ask. They truly made our stay very special, we enjoyed sharing conversations with them. They are around minding their own life, yet available if you need need anything without being intrusive.
They do care that you are having a good time and that you are not missing anything. We had a few rainy days, actually torrential rains and Yash came to check if we needed anything or needed to go anywhere. On several occasions Yash drove us to the main supermarket in Puerto Plata and the currency exchange for best rate.
This is a place for a peaceful and relaxing stay, and we highly recommend this apartment.
We were sad leaving and of course cannot wait to be back!"
Guest: Corinne R.Date of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: February 12, 2015
"When we booked a trip to the caribbean for June we hadn't thought of the heat. This was a non issue for this great home. The cross breeze going through the home was the best. We were never hot. All the bedrooms have air conditioning and each works really well. The house itself is very spacious and fully equipt with linens, towels, all kitchen items you could need and they have even thought to keep sunblock and bug spray in the house in case you forget. We made plans ahead of time for transportation from the Puerto Plata airport. The driver was recommended to us from Allen and he couldn't have been nicer. Although he is not an official tour guide he knows everyone and everything in tihs part of the DR. We did rent a car for the later part of the trip. I only recommend renting a car after you have been out a few times and got the lay of the land and definitely get the GPS. Jennys is the market in Costambar which will get you the basics. La Sirena is a walmart like store which has the most options. We discovered the store once we had the rent a car and will be making this our first stop during our next visit.
Every day we took a morning walk around the neighborhood. It is beautiful. First we walked along the beach and then weaved in and out of all the streets to admire the architecture and landscapes of the homes. We also saw roosters and horses on all our walks. We had breakfast at home and then ventured out for lunch and dinner. We went to some of the restaurants Allen recommended and they were all great. A few nights we stayed in costambar and enjoyed the local restaurants. Out of Costambar Tres Cocos was by far my favorite and for authentic dominican food go to the mofungo king in sosua on the beach. You won't be disappointed.
Last but not least is Isidro the property manager. Isidro came by every day to check on us and make sure everything was going smoothly. He is such a kind man and since we have never had a vacation like this where we rented a home for the week, he made us feel comfortable and at home.
For those who like to keep their options open this charming vacation renatal is a great choice if you like to be on tyour own schedule"
Guest: ElyseDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 5, 2015
"When you wish to live like a king in a castle give Jose/Joseph a call. This property is something you can only find in magazines. The grounds are immaculate and the on site caretaker Wishney is there for any need for this Castle/Villa. I was here for a friends 50th Birthday Party and due to the number of participants we had a overflow of people. Well we lucked out and ended up here. The views from this Castle/Villa are amazing. We had difficulty with a television and Jose/Joseph provided another immediately, two actually. The large kitchen is amply stocked with all necessary cooking and dishes for a football team. I am hoping I get to return here to stay in the very near future to again live like a king in a castle."
Guest: ROD H.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 21, 2015
Great place. Good time. Needs a little improvement.
"Overall we had a great time at this resort. Pleasant, friendly staff took great care of us. It took a little time to find which we're the better restaurants and bars, but we finally had it figured out. We rented a 3 bedroom villa that was wonderful with a few exceptions.
1. Upon arrival, the pool was dirty and it didn't get cleaned properly until day 3 of our stay.
2. One of the toilets in the bedroom was so small, you have to be a contortionist to get in and close the door (seriously!).
3. It would be great if the 6 seat golf carts were available to all villas. 3 bedrooms, 6 people, 4 seat golf cart???
5. Although VIP status, we were excluded from the best restaurant on the premises.
I Still think this is a resort you can fall in love with. I would opt for slightly different accommodations next time."
Guest: John W.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 10, 2015