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Villa Punta Coral. Oceanfront Villa Near Beaches. Pool. Wifi. Family-Friendly.

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The view is fantastic! Whales, cruise ships, and sailboats pass by regularly.

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Whale Watch From The Bedrooms! Gourmet Kitchen. Shaded Ocean-view Terrace. BBQ.

Location, location, location. Villa Punta Coral is beautiful and private and quiet and wonderful. The price includes cleaning for up to 5 hours a day, 24/7 security, internet and WiFi, flat screen television with satellite and electricity. The villa sleeps 6 to 8 comfortably. Two bedrooms downstairs with king beds and a mezzanine with two queen beds. There are overhead fans and mosquito nets over all the beds. Except for the waves crashing on the cliff, it's so quiet.
If you're here mid-December through mid-March you're in for a treat. Humpback whales pass by every day!

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 250 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome:

    It's a great place for kids. We even have a high chair for the really little ones and a crib....moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed:

    But please smoke outside and deposit your cigarette or cigar butts in the trash. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Local car rental, a private chef (French, Dominican, Italian), a chauffeur and massages can be arranged and paid for separately. The property has on-site managers. If you need something, just ask and perhaps we will be able to help you. Grocery shopping, arranging an excursion, or making a restaurant reservation, etc....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Books in several languages....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Large flat screen television with satellite reception....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    There is a beach on the property but no access to the ocean....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    From the villa, once can look off to the north toward Fronton Beach. Very pretty....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    The views of the ocean are spectacular. You can watch whales, cruise ships, sailboats and fishing boats pass by....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    The views of the ocean are spectacular. You can watch whales, cruise ships, sailboats and fishing boats pass by....moreless

  • Rural:

    The villa is a bit outside of Las Galeras and very nice and quiet....moreless

  • Village:

    Villa Punta Coral is about 7 km from the village of Las Galeras, where there are a lot of restaurants, grocery stores, and several very nice beaches, including La Playita....moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets and towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living room has several seating areas, one with a flat screen television and satellite reception....moreless

  • Parking:

    There is plenty of secure parking near the home of Sandra and Radhames, the caretakers....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Beach towels and bath towels are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Sandra, the housekeeper, will launder sheets and towels. If you'd like her to do your personal laundry, that can be arranged for a nominal fee....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    The spacious, well-appointed kitchen (large fridge, semi-professional oven, micro-wave, 4 burner stove, toaster, mixer, kitchen robot, electric coffee machine) is open to the dining and living areas....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    One 5 gallon bottle of drinking water....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Four burner semi-professional stove with oven....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    There are several covered areas from which you can enjoy the view of whales, cruise ships, sail boats and fishing boats passing by....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    There is a large gazebo with a dining table near the house and 3 smaller covered structures near the beach....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The large garden surrounding the property has plenty of room to walk around, and there are many beautiful tropical flowers which you can pick to put in your hair or into a vase....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a built -in barbeque near the swimming pool. Charcoal is readily accessible here. If you'd like, Sandra can cook for you (for an extra charge)....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    There is a very nice, well-maintained pool near the barbeque and palapa, where the hammock hangs....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Feb. 9-Apr. 30
Feb 9 - Apr 30, 2017
6 night min stay
$315
$1,900 $6,250
May 1-June 30
May 1 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$150 $250
Fri, Sat, Sun
$945 $3,015
July 1-Aug 31
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$200
$1,260 $4,020
Sept 1-Oct 31
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$150 $250
Fri, Sat, Sun
$756 $2,412
Nov 1-Dec 14
Nov 1 - Dec 14, 2017
3 night min stay
$150 $250
Fri, Sat, Sun
$945 $3,015
Dec 15-22
Dec 15 - Dec 22, 2017
6 night min stay
$250
$1,575 $5,025
Dec 23-Jan 7
Dec 23 - Jan 7, 2018
6 night min stay
$300
$1,890
Jan 8-Apr 30
Jan 8 - Apr 30, 2018
6 night min stay
$250
$1,575 $5,025
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

SPLIT PAYMENTS: If the guest cancels or the balance is not paid on time, the booking deposit and the booking fee cannot be refunded. If the balance payment is not made at least 30 days before the start of the stay, the booking will be automatically cancelled.

A Short Term Rental Agreement will be sent. Booking the property means you agree to the terms of this agreement.


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Location

60 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
El Catey/Samana International Airport
6 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
There are several in Las Galeras and Samana.
100 Metres
Nearest Motorway
Samana to Las Galeras Highway (Highway 5)
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Vista Mare-Many others in Las Galeras & Samana.
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
El Frances

Car: Recommended

Visit and you'll understand why Las Galeras and the Samana Peninsula attract so many international travelers. The area offers miles of often deserted beaches including famous Playa Rincon, which can be reached by car, boat, horse or on foot. Both ends of the 6 km white sand beach have restaurants and one end boasts a fresh water creek, perfect for rinsing the salt off. Fronton Beach, accessible by boat or on foot, is a favorite with technical climbers. Go by boat and your captain can arrange for someone to catch and cook you fresh fish, right on the beach. Madama Beach is one of the cutest beaches ever and is usually deserted. Arrive by horse, boat, or walk from town in about 1 ½ hours. El Valle Beach, off the beaten path, has 2 restaurants which specialize in, guess what, fish. “The longest zip-line in the Caribbean” is nearby, and ends at sweet little Lulu waterfall, where you’ll find tree houses for rent. Quiet Colorada Beach is a nice spot to hike to with a picnic and Rincon Beach is only 15 minutes away on foot. Boats from Las Galeras can also drop you off and pick you up when you’re ready. La Playita is a few minutes’ walk from Las Galeras and gets busier every year, but the protected beach is kid-friendly and has 2 restaurants. You can get a reasonably priced massage right on the beach, snorkel, play volleyball, or rent a chaise lounge and do nada. The main beach, at the end of the road in town, has a cooperative, thatch-roofed restaurant run by 15 local women who take turns cooking and miraculously manage to cooperate most of the time. This is also the spot to rent a boat and captain.

Several scenic horseback riding trails take you through colorful gardens and villages on your way to a beach or whale watching lookout. Or arrange to camp on the beach overnight.

Several companies offer snorkeling, scuba diving excursions and certification. Las Galeras is a fishing village and the locals will happily take you out to fish for capitan, dorado, and other things I know nothing about :-) If you love sashimi and catch a tuna, put it on ice immediately and the on-site property manager, Jose, can prepare an authentic Japanese meal for you.

The Samana Peninsula is considered one of the top 10 destinations in the world to watch humpback whales and Las Galeras is super busy for the months the whales are here breeding and giving birth, Dec. through March, which is pretty much the only time Las Galeras has anything resembling a night life. Bachata, merengue and salsa from the 2 discothèques doesn’t stop until the wee hours and most Dominicans are terrific dancers so even those in your group who don’t dance will enjoy themselves. Those who do like to dance will have no shortage of willing and eager partners.

Though there’s no organized system of biking trails, there are plenty of places to ride, both off and on paved roads. There are also ATV’s and motorcycles for rent locally.

I recently went to El Limon waterfall for the first time and I’ve lived here for 10 years. Even though we’d had several months of drought, the amount of water flowing over the falls was impressive. I got divorced a while ago and have no one to rub my back anymore so spent about an hour underneath it getting some much needed stress relief. Next time I go, I won’t go on Easter Sunday though. It was packed. For less than $30 we got horses (I think they were donkeys, but that’s okay ‘cause it’s not so far to fall), guides and a “typical” lunch. You can go on foot, too, but know though that even if you go on donkeyback, the last half mile is STEEP. Not bad on the way down, but if Uncle Albert smokes 2 packs a day and weighs 200 kilos, you might want to leave him at the stable and take lots of photos.

Las Terrenas is just past the waterfall so if you get an early start you’ll have time to explore the beaches there, grocery shop at a supermarket, check out some really nice gift and jewelry shops, and/or have dinner.

Los Haitises National Park can be an interesting day trip. As can Cayo Levantado, aka Bacardi Island-because Bacardi Rum once filmed an ad there. Hint: Bacardi Island, especially if you’ve had too much rum, is much easier to remember than Cayo Levantado.

For such a small, sleepy village, Las Galeras has an impressive variety of restaurants, though during low season many of the European owners close up shop and go to France, Italy or Germany to drink good beer and wine and gorge on fine cheeses and hearty breads so you may, especially at lunch, find yourself eating the bandera-the flag-which is what Dominicans call their “typical” lunch of white rice, red or black beans and chicken, beef or pork. Try the eggplant. Even if you don't like eggplant

Great news! We got a bank a few years ago, and sometimes the ATM machine works. We’ve also got a few simple grocery stores, a decent pharmacy, and a nice gift shop whose name I can’t remember right now. Ask for Fany. She has some beautiful things you won’t see in any other shops around.

 

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Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

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  • The view is fantastic! Whales, cruise ships, and sailboats pass by regularly.

    The view is fantastic! Whales, cruise ships, and sailboats pass by regularly.

  • The villa has a private beach (but no ocean access).

    The villa has a private beach (but no ocean access).

  • El Frances, the closest beach, is only 3 km away.

    El Frances, the closest beach, is only 3 km away.

  • The pool and the shaded terrace outside one of the master bedrooms.

    The pool and the shaded terrace outside one of the master bedrooms.

  • The gourmet kitchen accommodates  a large group for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

    The gourmet kitchen accommodates a large group for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

  • This large table, with views of the ocean and pool, seats 12 comfortably.

    This large table, with views of the ocean and pool, seats 12 comfortably.

  • Each master bedroom has a shaded terrace with terrific ocean views.

    Each master bedroom has a shaded terrace with terrific ocean views.

  • One of the seating areas, the library, and stairs to the mezzanine.

    One of the seating areas, the library, and stairs to the mezzanine.

  • The shaded outdoor area has a view toward the Bay of Samana and Fronton Beach.

    The shaded outdoor area has a view toward the Bay of Samana and Fronton Beach.

  • You're treated to a sea view from the minute you enter the front door.

    You're treated to a sea view from the minute you enter the front door.

  • The showers in the master bedrooms are open to the sky.

    The showers in the master bedrooms are open to the sky.

  • Walk, ride a horse or boat to Fronton Beach. Swim, snorkel, picnic, fish, relax.

    Walk, ride a horse or boat to Fronton Beach. Swim, snorkel, picnic, fish, relax.

  • Three shades structures at the beach make it a great place to relax.

    Three shades structures at the beach make it a great place to relax.

  • But the swimming pool has a fantastic ocean view.

    But the swimming pool has a fantastic ocean view.

  • Radhames horse is a perfect natural lawnmower for the property.

    Radhames horse is a perfect natural lawnmower for the property.

  • The dining area and kitchen looking from one of the indoor seating areas.

    The dining area and kitchen looking from one of the indoor seating areas.

  • Kitchen:  breakfast bar  and table for 4. Another refrigerator in garage, too!

    Kitchen: breakfast bar and table for 4. Another refrigerator in garage, too!

  • The waves crashing on the coral rock cliffs are pretty impressive.

    The waves crashing on the coral rock cliffs are pretty impressive.

  • The home of Radhames and Sandra, who provide security, gardening, maid services.

    The home of Radhames and Sandra, who provide security, gardening, maid services.

  • Each of the master bedrooms has a spacious full bath with open air shower.

    Each of the master bedrooms has a spacious full bath with open air shower.

  • The villa as seen from the ocean.

    The villa as seen from the ocean.

  • Two queen beds in the mezzanine (with an overhead fan) overlook the living area.

    Two queen beds in the mezzanine (with an overhead fan) overlook the living area.

  • Beautifu Rincon Beach, 25 min. from the villa, has several good restaurant

    Beautifu Rincon Beach, 25 min. from the villa, has several good restaurant

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017

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