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Caribbean Dream Hideaway Romantic Settings for Most Attractive Rates

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 839 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, sleeps 2 adults (king size bed) + 2 children

***** SUMMER SPECIAL CHECK OUT SUMMER RATES !!! BOOK TODAY !!! *****

Close your eyes and imagine Mr. Crusoe sitting on a rock on this beautiful white sand beach!

It lies right in front of this gated condominium, one of Cabarete’s finest accommodations.

He would have loved to change places with you. You will find an apartment with both expansive

living room space and a comfortable bedroom. Look at the pictures below and just believe what

you see. In real life this retreat is even better then on those images. You live here surrounded

by quietness, you open the patio doors to a rich variety of plants ... let's call it what it is: a lush

tropical garden. The apartment comes with just everything you’ll need. Enjoy ... enjoy ... enjoy ...

… and you'll see you want to STAY for EVER!

More Details

Property Manager
Yojaira and Thomas Zins
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 12, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

I have enjoyed my time back in the Dominican Republic and especially at the your condo. I didn't think that I would like it on the first floor but it turned out great as I didn't have to go up and down the stairs multiple times a day. Also, while others in the building had power outages that lasted for a couple of hours, I only experienced 1 outage which only lasted a couple of minutes. There was a problem with water leaking from the ceiling in the bathroom so I contacted Thomas and he had someone out to fix it very quickly ... Really enjoyed my time here and at night I would go to the colmado on the main highway for a cheap beer which makes your condo well situated. The grounds were well kept and the pool as well. Parking was convenient and the gate opener worked out to be a great advantage.
Sep 2012
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Amenities

Sosúa Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 839 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , outdoor shower
  • Bathtub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Sleeps two adults (brand new king size bed with Serta medical support mattress) + 2 older children (futon)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
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
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.888889 based on 10 reviews
5

Our secret hideaway

  • 5 of 5

This 1 bedroom unit is on the first floor and just a few 100 yards from the water. It is at the end of Perla Marina and a perfect location if you're interested in getting away from the noise. Our host had organized transportation for us at the airport and met us at the supermarket. Amazing hospitality and always available to answer any and every question we had. He was able to guide us on the best places to eat and most affordable options for transportation.

Every morning we spent it with a freshly brewed cup of coffee and breakfast on the balcony overlooking the pool and what felt like our private tropical rainforest. We had air conditioning in the bedroom which made a world of a difference each night. The security guards were posted all over Perla Marina and were very pleasant. For our first trip out to the country, we felt incredibly safe and welcomed by all those residing there.

We spent a lot of time in Cabarete for Kiteboarding and enjoyed being able to get away from the city nightlife at the end of each day. We couldn't have asked for a better place.

Recommendations:

Restaurants

-La Ceiba Cafe and Pizzeria upon entrance of Perla Marina - Carey has a good heart, great host and cooks AMAZING food with a lot of love

-Gorditos (Cabarete) - Best tacos we've ever had

-Los Gringos (Cabarete) - Fantastic grilled food and an amazing host that will make you feel like your at home

Activities

-The Natura Cabana facility or Yoga Loft for Yoga / Morning meditation

-Big Air Kite School for lessons (he is big on safety and proper progression)

-Iguana Mama and the 27 waterfalls tour - It will change your life!

-Público for local transportation to either Cabarete (25-30 pesos) or Sosúa (30 pesos) off of the main road 5.

-Request a stop at the supermarket upon arrival to Puerto Plata and pay with your card at Playero Supermarket

-Have at least 5,000 pesos ($105 USD) handy in small denominations (25-100 pesos specifically) as most places do not accept credit cards (if they do its often an 18% tax)

-Have at least $20 USD in singles handy. Locals work off of tips and a dollar goes a long way

-Banco Popular ATM withdrawal (cheaper than the exchange)

We cannot wait to come back and visit this paradise.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baltimore Maryland
4

Quiet and Peaceful

  • 4 of 5

The location is perfect. It is between the town of Sosua and Cabarete, and a half mile from the main road. It's a beautiful walk in a great neighborhood, Perla Marina. The beach is fairly private and never crowded. The property managers, Thomas and Yajaira, were wonderful. We encountered several incidents at the beginning of our stay, nothing major, but never the less, quickly attended to by Thomas and his lovely wife. We stayed for two months and felt very much at home. Our unit had a beautiful view of the pool and gardens. Everyone we encountered were gracious and friendly from the pool caretakers to the security guards. We could here the ocean waves from our unit; however, I would prefer to feel the ocean breeze from the balcony. We didn't rent a car, didn't feel a need to. We used the public transportation and never had to wait very long. We rarely went out at night, but when we did we used the taxi service. In the apartment there is a book with helpful suggestions about the area, the business cards of recommended restaurants and cab drivers, tour companies, supermarkets, etc. We hope to return again to the area next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your good review. We appreciate you taking the time to sit down and tell others how great this home away from home is. Thomas & Yojaiar
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Massachusetts
5

Gorgeous view of grounds and pool.

  • 5 of 5

This 1BR is a ground floor unit set back a short walk from the ocean. It overlooks the gorgeous pool and seriously beautiful landscaped grounds. The pool area is quiet, and the complex is small. It is an oasis of tropical plants and peacefulness.

The unit itself is nothing fancy, but nice nonetheless. The bathroom is large and modern. The galley kitchen is serviceable. The unit could use a little sprucing up and a few reading lamps would be helpful. That said, the place is clean, and has a sweet little porch for reading. It is definitely A OK, and you can't beat the price. I would recommend it to anyone interested. The complex is lovely, very safe and friendly. Access to the remarkable beach is worth the price. Thomas and his wife are great to work with. They took care of everything.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cheers amigos! Thank you so much for the nice review. We sincerely appreciate the time you took to give us this positive review. Hope to see you back very soon. Thomas & Yojaira.
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5

Very Tranquil--2 months in Paradise!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The property was BEAUTIFUL!!!! You are a 2 minute stroll to the Ocean which

is very secluded. Right down the beach is Natura Cabana that offers

Yoga & Pilate classes daily. You can walk for miles down the secluded beaches

which are breathtaking. You will be very well equipped with all the comforts of home. The owners in the complex are very friendly and informative

on local places to visit. We truly enjoyed every minute, and really relaxed for

2 months. The manager Thomas & his wife Yojaira are wonderful! We would highly recommend this property! For peace and tranquility this is it! We hope to return next year. Thank you Thomas & Yojaira!!!! All the best to you both!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wuuuaaoo ... thank you so much for the nice words. We truly appreciate the time you took to create and send this preview and for sure will delighted to have you back next year ... All the best to you as well. Cheers Yojaira and Thomas
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5

Best of Both Worlds

  • 5 of 5

I am a senior woman who visited this condo in November with my daughter. It was my first experience of being in the DR and staying in this lovely ground floor unit with all the amenities of home. While I did travel to nearby Cabarete, Sosua and Puerto Plata I spent most of my time at the condo and the area around it. Being a nature lover I especially enjoyed the tropical plants and trees surrounding the condo. Lying by the pool every day was like being in a tropical garden with birds singing and butterflies fluttering by. I spent many hours just walking along the sandy beach and watching the majesty of the ocean waves. Most evenings were spent sitting on the patio looking out over the pool and lighted gardens listening to the waves……..so serene. This location offers the best of both worlds, you can be as active as you like or as quiet. I took advantage of both and will definitely be returning to this condo for another vacation soon.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time and sending this nice review. Yojaira an I are expecting you back this year to go an try another one of the great restaurants in the area. We enjoyed much going out with you guys. Cheers Thomas
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5

Can't Wait to Return!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was my perfect vacation! The location of the property is only a 20 minute drive from Puerto Plata airport where the pre arranged pickup from Thomas was waiting for us with our name on a sign. We were also able to stop in Sosua for groceries and drinks at the Super Pola grocery store on our way to the condo. This was a great service. Upon arrival at the condo we soon discovered it had everything we would need such as beach towels, extra bedding and all appliances right down to the blender for those amazing frozen rum drinks. The view from the balcony was beautiful as it looks out at the pool and stunning grounds. This was by far my favorite spot to sit and enjoy my morning coffee and have a couple of glasses of wine while enjoying the evening breeze. This property is as peaceful as it is beautiful. I felt very safe in the community. It is gated as well as the complex has its own security guards. I walked around regularly to view all the Caribbean architecture. I spent many days relaxing by the very clean, well maintained and quiet pool. Many afternoons were also spent having fun in the waves of the private beach. The few people we encountered at pool and beach always had a friendly hello and language was not an issue as most spoke English. We took morning walks down the beach to Encuentro beach to watch the early morning surfers. It was one of these mornings we found Chez Arsenios restaurant that I soon discovered has an amazing hamburger on their menu. One of the previous renters had started a notebook full of tidbits of information. They recommended we use Jose Gomez Taxi service and had supplied his number and email to contact. So glad we did. He took us into Caberete in the morning and all we had to do was text/email him when we wanted picked up. We shopped and hung out on the beach during the day then had an amazing dinner at the Italian Restaurant right on the beach. Some key advantages we found to renting this apartment are the washer/dryer inside the unit, wifi internet with no power interruptions and cable television with lots of English channels. We also had plenty of hot water and water pressure for our morning showers. This condo checked all our boxes for the perfect vacation and I'm sure we will be retuning soon.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So nice of you to send me your review. Thank you very much. See you back soon ;-) Cheers Thomas
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Puerto Plata
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Natura Cabana
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Puerto Plata
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Kilometres
HIghway 5
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Natura Cabana
Nearest Beach
Perla Maina Beach

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cost for electr. will be charged separately and a deposit will be asked for. The cost for electr. depends on the usage of the A/C. If you don't need it the power will cost you US$ 1.-- to 1.50 per day but if you have it running much it can be more. 

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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