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Stunning Central Cabarete 3 Bed 2 Bath Ocean View Penthouse

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, sleeps 6

Once you set foot inside the walls of this beautiful Hampton's inspired condo you will feel a sense of relief and will begin to relax and enjoy all that it has to offer! From outdoor dining to indoor comfort you can enjoy the many amenities the condo provides with a fully equipped kitchen living room and 3 large spacious bedroom all with wardrobes and a fresh linens provided for your comfort. The master has a full ensuite while the other two bedrooms occupy a shared bathroom. On site we have full access to wifi laundry services and a communal BBQ and of course a large swimming pool with sun loungers to soak up some rays. The property is surrounded with lush green vegetation which provides a tranquil environment for your enjoyment and R&R.


Owner
Thomas Ilkkala
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, swedish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2016

About Thomas Ilkkala

Born and raised in western Canada always with the urge to get away! I began traveling at a young age and started to explore the world. I first landed in the Dominican Republic in 2012 and spent some time on the North coast Cabarete. Overtime between travels and work I began to find myself back in Cabarete more and more it started to feel like home so I took the plunge and made it legit! So now I would like to take the opportunity and let others experience and enjoy what this beautiful place has to offer.

Why Thomas Ilkkala chose Dominican Republic

Cabarete was the missing piece to the puzzle for me! Having explored and seen a good variety of exotic destinations around the world I was welcomed with open arms. The region has such an array of activities from extreme sports to the exotic exploration of the surrounding areas to simply just relaxing and getting away from the hustle and bustle of the real world! I felt like I came back in time when arriving in cabarete no big fancy commercial buildings, your main stream franchises, it was just simple friendly and a real to me.

What makes this condo unique

Well apart from where the condo is located I do have a few personal favourites that you'll really enjoy the condo is surrounded by wall to wall windows which allows you to catch a breeze from all angles! Or sitting beneath the vaulted ceilings which makes the condo feel so spacious or just sliding your feet across the coral floor! I'm being honest when I say you'll feel a sense of relief once you enter this beautiful condo!.

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Puerto plata
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Cabarete Bay
Car: not necessary

Our property is located just walking distance from central Cabarete and only a few steps from world class kite/windsurfing beaches. In central Cabarete you will find all that you desire a wide variety of bars, restaurants, grocery shopping, souvenir shops, clothing stores, surf shops, a variety of local tours, dive and snorkel adventures, medical aid and all other amenities. Also located just a few short miles away is world famous kite beach where you can find kiteboarding lesson,equipment rentals or if your simply just interested in sight seeing it's quite an experience to watch the locals kite. The beach also provides a few options for food and beverage so you can sit back relax and enjoy the view.

Amenities

Cabarete Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Located in master bedroom
  • Shared bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
  • Master bedroom with full ensuite.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is a car rental located right on site.

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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Stunning Central Cabarete 3 Bed 2 Bath Ocean View Penthouse
average rating of 4.181818 based on 11 reviews
1

Bad experience, unreliable owner who doesn't know how business works, our deposit still on his hands

  • 1 of 5

The condo itself is nice, but the whole experience is really frustrating. First, the owner (Thomas) didn't mention that there is a huge construction site of a building in front of the terrasse (less thant 5 meters). We had this amazing show of noise of jackhammers starting at 7 in the morning. That was not holidays at all! On the first day, we contact the owner, who is hard to reach by the way, to get reimbursed and change the place. He didn't agree and said that it wasn't that bad and that he had no money to reimburs since that its only source of revenu.

We finally stayed there the whole time and not enjoyed the terrasse nor the main living space (there are no whole walls floor to ceiling). Our kids got bited all over the body by mosquitos. Cold water, poor flow, hard to remove sand on shower and rince hair (we would't mind if that was the only disturbance, we are used to it).

Finally, to conclude our nice experience with Thomas, he is been telling me by email since our return (Dec 23) that he will process the reimbursment of the security deposit, but he hasn't. I have my deposit that is still on his hands that are mine and that I can't get back for the moment. Case with Visa and VRBO are on their way.

Well, if you have booked, I suggest you find another place, if you haven't, I strongly recommand you don't book with Thomas. Owner unreliable, unfair who does't know how to do business in a professionnal manner!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A beautiful and airy penthouse flat in central cabarets.

  • 4 of 5

Disappointed to find on arrival that neither the gas or microwave works but after a phone call this was rectified. The view of the ocean is now blocked by a new apartment block in front where the workmen are on the job all day. But it was a lovely place to spend a holiday with our family, clean and well equipped?

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Most amazing international travel experience I have ever had

  • 5 of 5

Let me start by saying I am biased, because I love Cabarete so much I could stay in a tent full of mesquites and enjoy my trip. Then ill say that most of my previous time spend in Cabarete, has been in just that, a figurative tent full of bugs.

This recent stay had me delightfully surprised. Strong running hot water and air conditioning that works? A fridge with no rust? Laundry? I must be in the states or Canada! No, I was at This stunning central cab condo!

On top of the perks of 1st class living, this place stands out for so many more reasons. The walls are made of glass, the floor made from such beautiful stone, nicer then what I have on my counters in Manhattan NY in fact!

To top it all off was the amazing balcony and full breeze you felt whilst making morning coffee in the kitchen, complete with purified water at no additional cost!

The only reason I am reluctant to write such a good review is the fear that it will be off the market next year when I return. So then,,,immediately after posting this I will request my dates for next year in advance.

;-)

Signed,

LB WAKE & WATERSPORTS in

Long Beach NY

LBWAKE.com

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, a tad noisy but would stay again

  • 5 of 5

We arrived here after 3 weeks further west at Sea Horse Ranch near Sosua. The property is located right on the main road acoss from the beach with easy beach access and a short 2 block walk to the grocery store (Janets). The condo is comfortable, open and bright. It has a ton of windows so when there is a breeze it's heaven up here. and even when it's hot it's not bad. The patio / deck area is fantastic and since it's open concept with the living / kitchen and outdoor area all in one area it's really liveable. We are traveling with an 8 month old and a 2.5 year old. Aside from slightly irrational fears of my toddler climbing over the railings, I feel safe up here.

The king bed is very comfortable. I'm 6' and husband is 6'8" so beds are always a sticking point. We are happy with them. The queen bed is good too. The rooms have AC. We hadn't used it at our last pace because they had ample windows with screens. There are ample windows here but no screens and to keep the mosquitoes out at night we have been using the AC. The previous review said the mosquitoes were awful. I ahve to say at our last place they were 10x worse. I mean they were really are bad. We had tons of spray, both with DEET and natural stuff plus citronella candles and we were eaten alive. Here they haven't been as bad though I've heard people complain. I guess they don't know how bad they can be. Mosquito nets would be nice (and would cut down on electricity. If we had nets I'd open the windows in the bedrooms to sleep at night). A ftand up fan would be nice in the queen bedroom as there is no celing fan.

Kitchen is appointed well enough. Propane gas stove. No hot water in the kitchen which I'm told is true throughout the building. But bathrooms have it and showers have been hot though fluctuate. Living room is comfortable. Internet is good (I have to work whist here and it's kept up).

Previous viewer also said it was filthy. I disagree. It is a little worn BUT the last place we were at which is a private residence being solf for over 700k was also worn once you see it up close. It's the salt air. I have an Ikea kitchen at home that's 10 years old. My guess is this Ikea kitchen is not as old. Yet it's veneers are chipping, metal handles a tad rusted. It's the humidity and salt air.

The complex is nice. Pool is refreshing. Always have seen security up front when we come and go. The guests have been super friendly.

I'd come back again. It's a great little place.

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind and honest review!
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2

disappointment

  • 2 of 5

We are really dissapointed about the condo and the owner. The place is really noisy, a lot of mosquitos, not so clean, and quite far from the kite spot. We have rent for two weeks but we have changed after one week.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi everyone My name is Thomas I am the owner of this beautiful condo located in Cabarete. As we all know there are two sides to every story! So before we walk away from this Condo as an option for your stay in Cabarete I'd like to give you my side of the story. First off I'll start with I am a great owner and indivual you will be doing business with while making your booking I will provide you with all that I can to make your stay with me and in Cabarete the best is can be! This individual had booked the condo a few months in advance shortly before my 30 day cancelation policy was in full effect said guest contacting me asking to cancel because a few members of there party were no longer able to come due to illness, though the remainder still wanted come but required something cheaper! So being generous I thought I would give them a nice discount to accommodate them so they would not have to continue there search for a new place on such short notice...they accepted everyone was happy (my primary concern) I arranged for a pick up at the airport everyone arrived safely. A few days into there stay they messaged me with some concern about noise ( said individual said Motherinlaw couldn't sleep) when this guest wanted to cancel I was informed the mother in law would not be coming due to illness so I was lied too about the number of guests coming and reduced the condo rental cost to accommodate. Apparently not being close to the kiteboarding action they asked for part of there stay to be refunded "1week" now unfortunately I cannot offer this unless there is a real emergency and I feel sympathetic and in the right situation I would...if the guest had to return to home country etc...As advertised the condo is located in central Cabarete meaning it's going to be relatively noisy. Nearest Kiteboarding is located no more than 5-10 minutes walk from the front door of the condo as the condo is located directly across from beach. There are obviously different locations around Cabarete for kiteboarding so for future advise try to book nearest the location you'd like to kite. Cabarete is small so everything is nearby just depends on how ambitious you are. Also the Condo is cleaned weekly so it is kept in top shape for all guest..mosquitoes can be an issue sometimes welcome to the Dominican Republic they're everywhere. And we advise you wear mosquito repellent. I hope we understand my humour and I look forward to being your host. Mahalo Thank you Thomas.
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5

Excellent Location, Great Views, Very Spacious!

  • 5 of 5

Me my wife and a friend of ours took off down to Cabarete spontaneously and turned up at the PH at the end of April and spent the entire month of May down there!. 1st off it was a million degrees in the DR at that point and thankfully the condo was equipped with wall to wall windows which let the breeze roar right through the condo allowing us to stay cool being on the top floor was a bonus I'm sure if we'd stayed anywhere else we would have been stuck inside with no other choice but to Use AC!.

The PH was extremely spacious allowing us to relax and enjoy time alone, each of the bedrooms are equipped with AC.

The location was absolutely perfect with beach access, restaraunts, bars, grocery store

Our car rental MARYS highly recommended great rates easy going guy!! At less than 2 minutes away!!

Recently as well due to past issues with water pressure the owner has installed a NEW WATER SYSTEM!!!! personal pump with a water storage tank etc...which is a bonus in the event of a water shortage!!!

We had a great stay in the PH and absolutely loved Cabarete and without a doubt will be returning to both the PH and Cabarete.

Mahalo

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $40.52
Damage Deposit $680.77

We ask for an additional housekeeping fee of $50.00 per week to maintain a comfortable clean atmosphere to ensure you enjoy your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.