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Hilltop Gated Residence with Ocean View, Infinity pool, Nearby Beaches, Yoga

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bath VILLA sleeps 4 + adjacent bungalow allows extra 1 or 2 guest

Enjoy the best of both worlds, a spectacular hilltop ocean view and a short five minute drive to the nearest beach! Villa FALCONA is one of six homes for rent in hilltop Residence Monte Placido. We are located near all the pristine beaches.

FALCONA is spacious with two bedrooms and a large full bathroom. The total sleeping capacity is four, however the "Guest Room" can be added to the reservation for two additional people. The "Guest Room" is about a twelve foot walk from Villa FALCONA

FALCONA has a fully equipped kitchen that opens to the dining area and living room. The living room opens to a balcony with a spectacular "bird's eye" view of the ocean and our tropical gardens.

The master bedroom has a King bed and opens to the bathroom. The second bedroom has a Queen bed (separates for two twin beds). A cot can be added to the second bedroom if you are a family with three children. Traveling with grandparents? The optional "Guest Room" can be added to your reservation. It has a double bed and private bathroom.

FALCONA has a flat screen satellite TV in the living room and free WI-Fi. The rental includes all bedding, bath towels, beach towels and a one time set up of disposable items like soap, shampoo, toilet paper, dish soap, big five gallon bottle of water. A maid comes three times a week for basic cleaning.

Outdoors there is a lovely central pool area shared by the six villas. The infinity pool is a perfect place to relax as you look out over the magnificent ocean view. There are lounge chairs with cushions, a gas barbecue, and tables for a poolside dinner. Near the pool area we have a cozy massage room and the therapist will come upon request. Our tropical gardens feature a huge variety of colorful plants that attract many specious of birds, some seen only in the Dominican Republic.

The most unique feature of RESIDENCE MONTE PLACIDO is Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio. It is built into the hillside and has a natural cave interior chamber. There is a large wooden workout deck overlooking the ocean. The studio is stocked with mats, blocks and belts. Shiva's Cave is available for use by our guests. We can arrange for a private yoga lesson.

RESIDENCE MONTE PLACIDO is very conveniently located. The nearest beautiful beach is only five minutes away. Our peaceful hilltop oasis is a fifteen minute drive to the bustling town of Las Terrenas where you will find two large grocery stores, a delicious blend of European flair restaurants, and sultry Caribbean nightlife.

Public Transportation to Las Terrenas and also Santo Domingo is a five minute walk down our hill where you will find a bus stop on the main road. Vans or pick up trucks called "guaguas" pass by about every twenty minutes going to and from Las Terrenas. Transporte Las Terrenas has a large touring bus that will stop going to Santo Domingo at 4:20, 6:20, and 8:20 AM. The company has busses that leave Santo Domingo at 1:40 and 3:00 PM and will drop you at our nearby stop. It is really very convenient. From the bus stop in Santo Domingo it is a short taxi ride to the airport.

The nearest airport is El Catey (AZS) thirty five minutes, The second nearest is Santo Domingo (SDQ) two hours. Other airports are in Santiago, Punta Cana, and Puerto Plata

The other five villas on MONTE PLACIDO consist of a Studio, a 1 bedroom home with a/c, 2 other 2 bedroom and 3 bedrooms homes. We can accommodate up to 24 guests for events such as weddings parties

More Details

Property Manager
Don or Diana Case
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

About Don or Diana Case

Don and Diana moved to the Dominican Republic 14 years ago. Don grew up in Paris, France and Diana on Long Island, New York. We married in 1999 and moved to the Dominican Republic in 2002. We built Monte Placido and the six houses as a family residence. In 2011 we began our rental home business. Diana enjoys yoga. She organizes yoga retreats in what we call SHIVAS's CAVE. When Don is not gardening he goes sailing.

Come and join us, relax and enjoy!

Don or Diana Case purchased this villa in 2002

Why Don or Diana Case chose Las Terrenas

Our environment is unique in Las Terrenas because we offer the best of both worlds. Monte Placido captures the peaceful and calming tropical spirit. Travel down our little mountain and in minutes you are at a dozen marvelous beaches. Reach the heart of Las Terrenas in only fifteen minutes where you can enjoy the many fine restaurants and Caribbean nightlife.

What makes this villa unique

The most amazing feature of Monte Placido is our Yoga Cave. The yoga studio has ocean view, a wooden workout deck, and an Iyengar rope wall. It is fully stocked with mats, blankets and blocks. Up the inside stairs is a natural cave, perfect for small discussion groups or meditation. As guests of Monte Placido you are welcome to use the Yoga Cave for your own private workout.


Las Terrenas Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • We are environmentally friendly and all our hot water is generated with solar panels. We provide a one time set up of: 2 rolls of toilet paper, shampoo, soap. Towels changed every other day. Sheets changed once during a week stay. We provide beach towels.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Second bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds can be joined for a Queen. Can add cot or crib.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Master bedroom open to bathroom.
  • Falcona has two bedrooms and one bathroom. A "Guest Room" can be added to the reservation to sleep two more guests.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Sailboat
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Look up Monte Placido Vacation Home Rentals on the web and DOWNLOAD OUR DRIVING DIRECTIONS AND PICTURES. Do not depend on GPS in the Dominican Republic. Upon request we can have a meal waiting upon arrival so travel weary guest do not have to go back out again once they arrive. The meal needs to be reserved at least 24 hours in advance.


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Nearest Airport
22 Miles
El Catey, AZS Samana . SDQ = 120km
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Many Bars-Restaurants-Discos in Las Terrenas
Nearest Ferry
24 Miles
Samana to Sabana del mar
Nearest Golf
72 Miles
Playa Grande 1h30 hour scenic drive
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
New highway # 7 Santo Domingo -2h30 scenic drive
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Las Terrenas (wide international choice )
Nearest Beach
0.6 Miles
El Portillo
Car: recommended

MONTE PLACIDO is on top a tall hill overlooking the ocean. We have a fantastic panoramic view with the ocean on one side and rolling hills on the other. As our guest, you will enjoy a membership to the Las Terrenas Sailing and Beach Club with chaises loungues, bar and restaurant and sail boat rentals.

Las Terrenas is the up and coming small, trendy resort town in the Caribbean. (few all inclusive resorts here). Our little town is comprised of mostly small hotels/inns, residences and homes. Last count 5,000 foreign residents = 45 diff. nationalities thus restaurants/bars for all tastes and budgets. We are only five minutes to the beach, a 10 minute drive to Las Terrenas center - 40 minute from AZS El Catey-Samana Airport and 2h00 from SDQ Santo Domingo airports. For directions to reach our hill top ocean view paradise please contact us. Our residence is perfect for those who want to enjoy the nightlife and at the same time a tranquil tropical get-a-way.

Other Activities: wind surfing, sailing snorkeling, tennis,beach walking, ZIP lining, hiking, birdwatching, yoga


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Children under 2 years that sleep in a crib are free. Over two years children are counted as adults.
We reserve the right to apply higher prices during Dominican extended 3 days week ends.
If you cancel less than 14 days in advance we will not issue a refund, however we will apply that amount towards a future stay within the following twelve months (subject to availability). IF we cancel due to natural forces such as hurricane, we will issue a full refund minus the banking fee.
Please note that higher daily rates may apply during extended 3 day extended Dominican Holidays. Yr 2016 = Monday 26 / Feb27 / April 3 / June 4 / Aug 16 / Sept 24

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.