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1 BR Beachfront Luxury Condo Best Spot Intown - No Car Necessary - King Bed Too!

Bedrooms 1
Space 893 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2nd Floor Balcony Full View to Ocean Luxury Condo Wake & Sleep to Sound of Waves

Picture yourself enjoying breakfast on our 2nd floor oversized luxury condo balcony listening to the soothing sounds of the ocean. Look straight on to the amazing view of endless sea and blue skies framed in lush palm trees. Our modern complex directly on the beach with 24 hour security nestles between Casa Marina Beach and Sosua by the Sea. Our local property manager will make sure you have everything you need.

Walk downstairs and a few steps and you can swim in the ocean or walk the beach. If you prefer lie on loungers by our pool under umbrellas watching the palms sway

to an ocean soundtrack.

Walk to town, groceries, bars and restaurants in a short 8 minute walk. No car is necessary but if you do rent one we have private secure parking.

We furnished our condo with the best Sealy King size bed, Theater Style leather loungers to lie in while watching our new 39' HDTV LCD TV featuring HBO, Cinemax, Showtime.

Dine on our oversized balcony or on the granite island.

The living room has an oversize floor to ceiling mirror that pulls the ocean in. The bedroom and living room each have their own air conditioners. There is also a ceiling fan in the living room. The living room has 2 home theater style loungers and 2 overstuffed chairs.

The oversized bedroom has high ceilings, 4 windows and

a butter yellow soothing color with white crown molding. The Sealy Posturepedic King bed offers heavenly sleep.The cedar closet in the bedroom covers a whole wall. We have salt lamps bedside along with white night stands.

Our luxury modern condo features granite counters, gas stove, microwave, dishwasher and stone floors. Our bathroom is stone and tile and features a bath tub shower

combo. There also is an outdoor shower on the grounds for when you come out of the beach or lie by the pool and jacuzzi.

Laundry room is downstairs. You can usually catch the fruit truck next door at 11am on Mondays and Fridays. 5 gallon jugs of water can be gotten at security downstairs.

Our favorite past time is breakfast and happy hour on the balcony feeling the ocean breezes and watching the ocean all the way across to the mountains of Mt. Isabel in Puerto Plata. Love also taking in the Caribbean vegetation of our complex which was designed to keep in the charm and natural beauty of the Dominican Republic. At 10 or 12pm watch the Catamarans go by on their snorkeling trip.

Come enjoy a piece of paradise.

More Details

Ann Gilman
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 9, 2018

About Ann Gilman

Love to swim, snorkel, walk, photography, views, sunsets, music and travel. From the states, but always searched for a place on the beach. Visited the Dominican Republic and fell in love with the people and beaches. Love modern but comfortable high end living.

Ann Gilman purchased this condo in 2007

Why Ann Gilman chose El Batey

Amazing views on a wonderful swimming beach. Sounds of the ocean 24 hours a day. Only beachfront condo where you can walk a few steps and you are on a swimming beach. I love just going downstairs in my bathing suit, not having to pack anything and jump into the ocean and then take an outdoor shower overlooking the ocean.

Chose this unit because it has a 2nd floor location with privacy and full on straight unobstructed view of the ocean. We looked at all the luxury complexes and loved this one since we didn't have to walk anywhere to go to the beach. We also chose it because there are other condos near the ocean but when we looked at the water we thought it was pretty but too rough for swimming. We also didn't want a huge impersonal sterile condo complex. We wanted and found the charm and intimacy of a complex with only 14 units. Built by the top builder on the North Coast who was committed to preserving as much nature as possible. Love the oversized balcony, living room, bedroom and bathroom built with high end modern touches tile floors and custom stonework. I love that the

Galeria only has 14 units giving it a high end boutique hotel charm in an intimate setting. Love the location too since we love to walk everywhere and prefer not to have a car. Love being on the ocean but only an 8 minute walk to shops, restaurants and grocery stores. Our place is perfect for the laid-back Caribbean life. Love our security guards and being able to enjoy watersports, snorkeling and diving trips at the hotel next door. Love being on the balcony with my laptop and great internet service. Love laying on our theater style lounger watching all the TV we could ever imagine. We bought this for the view and swimming but furnished it for optimum comfort and relaxation.

What makes this condo unique

Amazing ocean swimming and beach.

Local property manager.

2nd floor with straight on ocean views from an oversized balcony.

Modern luxury condo.

1st world comforts.

Closest intown luxury complex.

Boutique charm and peace with only 14 units.

Excellent internet.

Great cable and 24 hour electricity.

No car needed. 24 hours security. Gated entrance and private parking lot.

High ceilings, tranquil colors and stone details.

No stiff rattan furniture with uncomfortable foam cushions

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your place was very nice and well upkeep.
Nov 2014
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El Batey Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 893 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Large modern tile and stone bathroom with wonderful combo shower bathtub.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Love, love our bed. Hotel quality. Has hotel style safe.
  • King size Sealy Posturepedic bed. Huge Cedar Closet. 1 Large window and 1 small window. Plenty of drawer space. High ceilings. Calm butter yellow walls with white closet and trim. Turquoise, yellow, green striped comforter. Tons of pillows. 2 white nightstands with soothing orange glow salt lights.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • kayaking
  • racquetball
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Cleaning service during your stay. Safe in unit. Airport pickup can be arranged. All linen including beach Towels provided. No car necessary but if you rent a car there is a private secure parking with 24 hour security.


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1 BR Beachfront Luxury Condo Best Spot Intown - No Car Necessary - King Bed Too!
average rating of 4.25 based on 7 reviews

Exellent stay

  • 5 of 5

My wife & i stayed at this location for 15 nights & thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The owner answered all our questions with a prompt response. Beach front property with a beach literally seconds away & another two beaches 10 minutes away. Restaurants & grocery stores all close enough to walk. We chose Sosua for the snorkeling & found the snorkeling at Sosua Beach excellent. We could swim to the reef right from the beach.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orlando, FL

Great condo on the Beach

  • 3 of 5

Great Condo on the Beach in Sosua...walking distance to everything....great security......high ceilings and tile floor....everything you need in the kitchen....great ocean view from the living room through the large french doors....nice balcony. Only negative I had was the Air Conditioning, there are two air units, one in the bedroom and one in the living room. The unit in the bedroom isn't large enough to cool the entire condo, it is perfect for the bedroom. Upon arrival Wendy met me at the property, the condo was vacant and was extremely hot. She turned on both air conditioners and indeed the fans were working, she instructed me to keep the bedroom door closed as to cool the bedroom more efficiently. I assumed that the air conditioners were working, and had left the condo to enjoy Sosua. When I returned hours later I walked into a very hot condo!!! The air unit in the living room was only blowing air not cooling at all, I went into the bedroom and thank goodness that unit was cooling the room. I talked to the security guard to get help and he said it would be taken care of the next day. Well, to make a long story short, I had no air conditioning in the main living area for 2 and 1/2 days. On the third day it was finally fixed but I was instructed that the remote control would not be working, so I had to use the breaker switch to turn on and off the air conditioning. I was staying at the unit in Sept which is very hot and humid, I had to open all the windows and doors to get some sort of relief from the heat. Thank goodness the bedroom unit was working, at least I could sleep comfortable. This is the first time that I have written a review, I travel very frequently and I don't complain about the small stuff, but I need air conditioning when it is that hot and humid.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Steve, Thank you for your review. It's unfortunate your review is the first time I have heard of how uncomfortable you were. I wish you would have contacted me directly during your stay so I could have done something more. Unfortunately, A/C's do go out and one never knows when. The repairman who came out determined he needed a part which he couldn't get since it was a Dominican holiday and stores were closed. I was in constant contact with Wendy since she told me you did not have a phone or way to be reached. At no time did Wendy tell me you were unhappy. She said you told her you understood and it was okay since there was the bedroom A/C and the large ceiling fan in the living room and we were doing everything we could to get the A/C fixed. Wendy suggested I pay for the cost of your transportation back to the airport and I did gladly. I also told her if you wanted late check out that would be fine too. The A/C unit has been replaced so I hope you once again will consider us again in the future. Regards, Ann
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We Loved It

  • 5 of 5

We give this location a five star review for many reasons. If you are looking for a place that is truly beautiful, private, boutique, yet in-town and close to everything, this place is for you. We love it. First, the images on this site accurately represent the location. It really is as beautiful as it looks. The pool and the gorgeous beach are just as close as they look, literally steps away, and you can easily walk anywhere in town. Restaurants, shopping and bars are super close. The condo is spacious, comfortable, private, safe, well-stocked, quiet and lovely. Equally important, the Wi-Fi and A/C work perfectly. The balcony is very private. Also, the owner is extremely helpful with responses, suggestions and securing transportation to and from the airport.

Do note that the sun comes in very early and very bright in the bedroom. Also, note that the available beach area is very small, but gorgeous. We were asked to pay to use the sun loungers that belonged to the resort to the left of the condo. We were unaware of this policy and just brought down the loungers from the condo.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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White Rock, BC

Lovely condo! Great Location!

  • 4 of 5

My Hubby and I stayed here for 5 nights and found it to be everything we were looking for. Steps to the beach, walking distance to everything, peaceful and relaxing. Lots of space for two people and lovely views with sunsets! We felt very safe and all the staff we dealt with were great! There was only a couple of minor things we would of liked, a larger coffee pot, a better water dispenser. The bedroom was large and the bed was comfortable but it would of been nice to have a full length mirror in the bedroom. We would go back for sure!!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5.2 Miles
Gregorio Luperón Int'l Airport POP Puerto Plata
Nearest Beach
Casa Marina and Sosua by the Sea beach
Car: not necessary

Las Galerias Beachfront Condominiums Sosua Beach Dominican Republic between Casa Marina Beach Resort and Sosua by the Sea. Walk

5 steps down to a swimming beach. Snorkel and scuba diving trips can be booked next door at Aqua Center. Walk into town in 8 minutes past bars, restaurants and shop. 10 minutes to supermarket. No need for car.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $250

Ask about monthly and long term rates.
All bookings need to be confirmed with owner.
Rates are subject to change without notice until confirmed.
Amount of Refundable Damage Deposit depends on length of stay. Confirm with owner.
Monthly rates includes all house charges (initial/final cleanings, taxes, gardening, security, gas, water, pool maintenance, garbage disposal, internet connection, satellite TV subscription including HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, Residence fees, private parking etc.) except electricity, which is billed according to consumption.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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