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Sophisticated Villa in the most Exclusive Resort, just steps to the beach

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 7,400 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

6 bedrooms, 2 master suites, 5.5 baths, sleeps 11

Villa Mediterranean is an elegant villa in the Dominican Republic North Coast 's most exclusive oceanfront resort, Sea Horse Ranch.The home has luxurious accommodations with maid service, a gardener, pool maintenance and security. The tap water system in the villa is purified, chemical free and safe for drinking.

( This is rare in the Caribbean ). A chef can be made available upon request. It is a twelve room 7400 sq. ft. Spanish Colonial home built with quality and care in 2006. A two minute walk behind the pool leads you to the breathtaking turquoise ocean, the resort's ocean front pool and beach club. The Villa also has its own large classic pool and spacious terrace for gathering with family or friends. Both master suites have their own terrace overlooking the garden and pool. * Ask about our reduced rates for smaller groups of 4-6 guests, $100/person per night, less off season.

Enter through the massive wrought iron gated entry doors and take in the grand foyer. As you continue into the gracious well-appointed living room with beamed ceilings you will see the terrace, pool and grounds through a row of arched iron filigree gates.

Luxurious Accomodations: No detail has been spared in the construction and finishes. The floors are honed crema marble with the exception of the family room which is Brazilian cherry to absorb sound and has a large flatscreen, cable, wifi and dvd player. The gourmet kitchen has custom mahogany cabinetry, Mexican wall tiles, white carrera honed marble counters and a separate full freezer and refrigerator to accommodate large groups of family and friends. The designer/ owner continues to add distinctive paintings and art to the rooms that give the home a sophisticated feel.

All bedrooms are ensuite.There is a master suite on the main level, and an additional

master suite on the second level. There are also three other bedrooms with queen beds and twin beds in one room that can be combined to create a king bed.

Sea Horse Ranch Resort is a beautifully maintained community with 24 hour security, a clay tennis club with five courts , walking paths, and an equestrian center for riding lessons or trail riding. The El Bosque club restaurant rests on a coral reef jutting out over the water and serves poolside. The food is excellent and reasonable , child friendly and they even have gluten free pasta !

Nearby Attractions: Golfers can head to the Playa Dorado Robert Trent Jones course 30 minutes away driving west or the world famous “Playa Grande” course built along the ocean, which is 45 minutes away in the other direction. The adjacent Cabarette beach is a world renowned kite surfing haven for surfers and onlookers. It is a great place to relax, swim, and eat at several of the great beach front restaurants, and shop at the many boutiques in town. Nearby Sosua has several good restaurants, most with great sunset views, a fun local beach, a European spa, two wonderful bakeries and a large grocery store that is five driving minutes from the villa.

More Details

Owner
Claudia Langman
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

About Claudia Langman

I am an artist, designer and home builder. My husband is an attorney. We have been coming to the Dominican Republic with our children for over 18 years. We love the culture, the people, the food, and the resort where the villa is located. We are seasoned travelers but always love to return to this beautiful home.

Claudia Langman purchased this villa in 2006

Why Claudia Langman chose Dominican Republic

We love the Dominican for it's diversity, it's beautiful beaches, and it's people. There is so much to do there because it is a large island with mountains, desert, jungle,waterfall and river tours. The cities are old and historic, and the museums are unique and interesting. The food is fantastic, and the kite surfing in our area is amazing to watch, or to learn. At the end of a day of exploring it is so nice to return to the tranquil setting of this home.

What makes this villa unique

The villa is located in an extremely well run gated and guarded community. It is beautifully maintained, quiet and very safe, yet 5 minutes from Cabarete and Sosua where there are great restaurants, shopping, more beaches, kite and wind surfing, zip lining, snorkel, skindiving, jungle river tours and other excursions.

Amenities

Cabarete Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 7400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , 2 Showers, Balcony
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , private terrace
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , private terrace
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
  • 2nd floor master suite has additional private outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite with tub and 2 showers, balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Second master suite with airjet tub, shower, terrace
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Ensuite bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Ensuite bath
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Ensuite bath
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Enjoy hotel class service with a friendly personal maid who will make a lovely breakfast each morning and provide laundry and cleaning service daily. A restaurant trained chef can be arranged for additional meals also.The gardens and pool are also meticulously maintained on a daily basis. The office-guest room has an internet line and there is a television in one of the master bedrooms and the family room with cable access. There is a DVD player and stereo and the kitchen is fully stocked with cooking utensils if you are inclined to wander in to cook. There is a microwave, gas stove with hood, dishwasher, barbecue grill, and laundry room. Frette sheets and towels are in ample supply. Transportation to and from airport can be arranged it is not included.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Sophisticated Villa in the most Exclusive Resort, just steps to the beach
average rating of 4.967742 based on 31 reviews
New Hampshire
5

Amazing week

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of the property were spot on. It is hard to capture the beauty and ambiance for the property.

We rented this property along with two families, there were 11 of us and we never felt cramped. There was plenty of space and rooms for everyone to stretch out.

We can't say enough about Lilli, she is an amazing addition and had the best breakfast prepared for us everyday. We enjoyed having Johnie her husband cook for us on two days. Those two days, the kids devoured their meals and the adults had all they could do to finish, as the portions were great and we can't say enough how much we enjoyed every dish.

The house was very clean, the property was secure and we never felt as though we had to watch our stuff.

We visited the beach club, property pools and beaches almost daily, along with using the pool at the house multiple times a day.

We had a hard time leaving as we all wished we could extend the vacation more.

Claudia answered our many questions leading up to the trip and while we were there. The staff at sea side ranch were all very responsive and checked in (not over bearing) to ensure we had what we needed and were enjoying our time.

We were able to take advantage of the horse stables and trail rides during our visit.

We highly recommend this property for other families or groups looking to spend a week on the Domimican.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous house in a beautiful setting!

  • 5 of 5

Just back from a fantastic few days at this villa with our group of 9 (3 kids, 6 adults), and can't say enough about the experience. The house is truly lovely. It's well built and maintained, and extremely true (if anything, it's undersold) by the photos. The space is extremely spacious- several areas for lounging- both inside and outside. The bedrooms were comfortable and well-appointed. The private pool was fantastic to have- lots of fun for the kids. Lily, the housekeeper, was delightful. She made a great breakfast every morning, and kept the house spotless. The house sits inside of a gated property, and we felt extremely safe (lots of friendly guards everywhere). Just a few steps away from the house you can find two great "natural" swimming pools- man-made, but designed to look like organic swimming holes. Just beneath, a few elevated platforms that overlook the ocean. A few more steps down, and we what essentially amounted to a private ocean cove. Small, but spectacular. Once we discovered, we didn't leave the property again, with the exception of dinners out and trips to the grocery store. Lastly- and having rented several houses in the past, Claudia (the owner) is extremely attentive, honest, and easy to work with. She was unbelievably responsive, she made sure that everything was sorted and crystal clear. Great experience, and I highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

An absolute refuge

  • 5 of 5

My family, after suffering an enormous tragedy, needed to be in our own idyllic world, while still having the capacity to very easily step into an exciting place of adventure at our own leisurely pace. We needed to be free of worry as much as we could possibly be. And if I am ever granted the opportunity again, I hope that Claudia will welcome my family back into her home. And for anyone that can either make these kinds of journeys often, or only once in their lives, go here. Seriously. Go here.

The villa is a haven of proportions that would allow a large group (although in our case it was just my wife and I, and our adult daughters) to spread to feel more like smaller groups. For reasons that remain unclear to me, despite the enormous size, it made our little family come together in so many ways. We had many spaces of retreat and instead, found ourselves on the terrace, or at every opportunity, actually in the pool. Although unnecessary, We ate at the club several times and of course, the beach is wonderful.

Lily. For anyone that has stayed there that is reading this review, I could have just stopped the sentence at "Lily". For the rest of you, she is simply amazing. She is the only person I have ever met that has mastered the art of being next to me, having a conversation with me, all while making me feel as if I am in the safety of solitude. She is present and then not - probably off getting in the way of yet another of the most basic of everyday concerns.

Where there was lily by our side, there was Claudia beforehand, and a phone call away. She sent us a prepared package of information that is better than any I've ever seen. Almost anything we could think to ask had already been answered. We referred to it all the time. Everything else, Claudia answered or suggested. She did not have to become for us, a liaison with exactly what we needed, but she did it anyway. We rented her villa, and she threw in the heart that gives it the power that it has. And she will forever have our gratitude.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

This is paradise

  • 5 of 5

I can't imagine any way to improve upon the experience we had at this lovely villa. We Just booked another stay for the spring of 2017. No detail has been overlooked. Lilly, the housekeeper took such great care of us, fed us a delicious breakfast everyday and kept the villa spotless. From the spectacular accomodations, lovely pool and grounds and breathtaking location, I can't think of a better place to vacation.

Claudia was such a pleasure to deal with. Before we even set foot on her property, we felt well informed and welcome. Be sure to check out Restaurant Pappi on the beach, Sosua beach and the great shops in Cabarete. Can' wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loudoun County, VA
4

Great Thanksgiving Holiday Away

  • 4 of 5

The villa is beautiful. There were 5 of us in the home, 2 adults, 3 kids. Each kid had their own spacious room & my husband & I shared the upstairs master with outside shower & the balcony overlooking the pool. The guards made us feel safe & protected.

Claudia was very helpful in setting up our first night's meal with Johnny as well as giving us tips on things to do in the area (restaurants, etc..). When we arrived, we had a wonderful Chicken Cordon Bleu, garden salad & rice and mixed vegetables. For dessert, flan! So yummy! The next day, we had asked Lily to make us the Dominican Stew. We gave her the dollars to get the ingredients for that, which was also delicious. She also made us Mangu for breakfast one morning with ingredients I supplied to her.

We rented a car from OK from Monday to Friday. They delivered the Suzuki SUV to the villa & picked it up that Friday.

Cabarete Beach - vendors were relentless with jewelry, massages, tours, braids, fruit, etc...

Playa Alicia - waves were HUGE & knocked down my 5'9" 14 year old son. No vendors here to speak of.

Playa Sosua - water was calmer, but vendors were again relentless.

Horseback riding at Sea Horse - very nice, 1.5 hour ride around the ranch - to the beach, but not on the beach (per my request).

Restaurants: Lax Ojo, The Waterfront in Sosua, Morua Mai (for Thanksgiving dinner), were all very good.

Grocery Stores: the Playera & Super Pola were both good. Janet's in Cabarete wasn't as user friendly.

The pool at the villa was huge, but COLD! There were just 25 straight days of rain, it didn't have a chance to heat up. The resort pools were also cold & in full shade, which is probably nice when it's hot out, but not when it's been raining so much.

The biggest disappointment we had was that the restaurant burned down about a week before we arrived in the DR. So, we had to rent a car for groceries, go out every night, or have Johnny cook. There is no other onsite restaurant (think: frozen drink at the pool).

On another note - the beach at the resort isn't really big enough (or safe enough because of the rock formations) to sit on or swim in. Pools or traveling to a local beach are the way to go.

Our transportation from STI airport was through Cocotours, which was great.

All in all, it was very good. Only 4 stars because of the restaurant not being there :(

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Beth. Unfortunately you arrived during the worst weather in years on the island ! There was almost constant rain for 28 days ! Many people lost their homes due to flooding and the goverment declared a state of emergency. As a result, the pools didn't get any sun, although normally they do, both at the villa and at the resort, again, when the weather cooperates ! The storms caused the ocean to be very rough. Not great for swimming with storms, although we swim there every time we visit, and normally there is a nice beach, as pictured on our site. The resort restaurant is being rebuilt shortly. It has been cleared of the damage and fixtures etc. are being ordered so it will be back up and running shortly. It was a sad and shocking event for everyone at Sea Horse, but they are efficient and professional at construction so we expect a new restaurant shortly. So sorry the weather literally put a damper on your vacation ! Sincerely, Claudia
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5

Amazing Villa surrounded by paradise

  • 5 of 5

Sea Horse Ranch is a beautiful community and this villa does not disappoint. The private swimming pool with a water feature was so relaxing and peaceful. Just a short walk from the yard is the club restaurant and more swimming pools. Property is very clean and well-maintained. The housekeeper, Lili, made our vacation extra special with her impeccable service. She only speaks Spanish, so we were lucky to have a Spanish speaker in our group! Owner was very easy to communicate with. Fingers crossed that we get the privilege to return here again soon!

Note: Highly recommend flying into Puerta Plata if possible. Santiago airport is a 2 hour drive.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Playa Dorado
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
No. 5
Car: not necessary

This Villa is located between Sosua and Cabarete, halfway, or a 10 minute drive from the gates to either town. It is 25 minutes to the Playa Dorado golf courses or 50 minutes to one of the best golf courses in the world, Playa Grande. Transportation is easy to arrange.

Other Activities: Kite surfing, jet skiing, whale watching

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Rates & Availability

Cabarete Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Late Spring
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$700
From
$775
Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,900
$10,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Rates
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$675
$4,725
$10,000
 
 
Fall Rates
Sep 6 2017 - Dec 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
$700
$4,900
$10,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$800
$5,600
$11,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400

Lower rates available for couples and groups of 4 or less.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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