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Prices slashed on Villa rentals for 11-17 to 12-1 & 12-9 to 12-23. $75 per day.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

You will not find a better deal on rental and all-inclusive rates at Lifestyle Holiday Vacation Club in the Dominican Republic than from us. We are Chairman's Circle members of the resort. Which means as our guest you will receive all our benefits-higher than any others. All-inclusive fees on villa reservations are $95.00 per day per adult. There is also a $10 per day per adult guest fee that started January 1, 2016. One-half price for children 3 up to 12, for children under 3 there is no charge. This includes all meals and beverages to include alcohol. Please note that the all-inclusive fee is mandatory. This is so the resort can regulate the access to the resort.

Enjoy the time of your life in your private Villa at Lifestyle Holidays Resort in Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. One of the top vacation locations in the world (as reported by the New York Times). Puerto Plata is located on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The Crown Villas are the jewel of the Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, setting the standard in service and features that are beyond compare. These luxurious five-star villas offers a unique accommodations experience. All villas are in spectacular private residences that provide the easy relaxed ambience of the Caribbean in an opulent and elegant setting, situated perfectly atop beautiful green hills or soaring sea cliffs. Every comfort and luxury has been carefully crafted to make vacationing in a Lifestyle Holiday Vacation Club Crown Villa one of the most relaxing, enjoyable and satisfying experiences ever.

Each villa is unique in design and décor; yet all offer the highest standards of amenities such as private pool, superb location, multiple suites with private baths, and each Villa comes complete with dedicated personal maid service to pamper you and a chef to cook your breakfast, you also have 14 All-Inclusive restaurants to choose from.

With a compliment of luxurious private villas, The Crown Villas offer a matchless vacation experience for the most discriminating traveler. All villas have air conditioning, cable television, phones, and ceiling fans, while the décor has a distinctive Caribbean flair, featuring rattan, natural wicker and exotic bamboo. Shaded patios and verandas provide a relaxing place to gather.

All of our guests will receive Gold bracelets. All exclusive VIP members’ only facilities are included in this amazing price. VIP World Complex. VIP Gourmet Restaurants. VIP Cafe, VIP Beaches, all bars serve top international branded alcohol. As I said earlier the all-inclusive fee is $95.00 per person per day for adults, plus the $10 per day per person guest fee for adults. Children 3 up to 12 50% of adult price, and children under 3 are at no charge.

Other amenities included:

Direct access to five spectacular beaches, Serenity Beach, Harmony Beach, Lifestlye Beach, VIP Beach, and NV Beach.

• Your own PRIVATE swimming pool, in addition to the resorts huge pools that include exclusive kids pool area’s.

• Breakfast cooked-to-order by your very own chef

• Fully equipped kitchen: refrigerator stocked with bottled water, soft drinks, juices and beer; wine and your choice of liquor delivered to your Villa.

• 24 hour food and beverages services to your Villa.

• Satellite or Cable Televisions with VCR/DVD/CD and Video/Audio Library

• VIP Round Trip Van transportation from and to the Puerto Plata Airport (POP).

• All meals (breakfast, snack, lunch, snack, dinner, snack) with a la Carte dining at Specialty Restaurants, reservations required, dining times 6, 7 and 8PM.

• Tickets to Ocean World.

• A guaranteed golf cart for your exclusive use.

• Non-Motorized activities, including Snorkling Equipment, Boogie Boards, Kayaks, Tennis Courts, Basketball court, beach Volleyball court, Health Club, 2 Gyms, Life Size Chess Game,

FOR CHILDREN

• Kid’s Club and Kid’s Art Club

• Supervised Kid’s Club Opened Daily

from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and

from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

• Daily Activities Program for Children 4 to 12 years old

• Two Children’s Pools

• Mini-Disco

• Teen’s Activities

• Playground

We suggest you stay at least of four nights, you can arrive any day of the week. To enjoy all the activities offered you should probably stay a week. We are confident you will want to return.

More Details

Owner
Jim Karleskint
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 13, 2017

About Jim Karleskint

Hi, we are Jim & Dee Karleskint from the Kansas City area. When we first visited the Dominican Republic, we absolutely fell in love with it, and the Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club. The home resort is located in Puerto Plata on the north shore of the Dominican Republic. We have also made visits to the resort in Punta Cana, which is on the south shore of the Dominican Republic. All the trips we have taken to these resorts have been dreams come true.

We are members of the Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club. Our membership in the resort is Mega Shareholder, 5 shares, plus Chairman’s Circle Club affiliation allows us to offer our clients discounted prices for the many different accommodations at several locations, which includes the two Dominican Republic resorts mentioned above. The accommodations in Puerto Plata range from a junior suite to a luxurious villa with a private pool. The other locations have accommodations from junior suites to one or two bedroom suites. As our client, you will be a VIP guest and have access to exclusive clubs and VIP amenities, which will make your vacation a truly special one to remember. The resorts have a mandatory all-inclusive fee, which vary from location and type of accommodation. If you are interested in spending your vacations at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club locations please feel free to contact us for details.

If you would be interested in traveling to a from the airport to the resort in a limousine or helicopter (plus other perks) check out our Elite Guest Status.

We work hard to provide you with the best service to help you enjoy your vacation.

Jim & Dee

Jim Karleskint purchased this villa in 2013

What makes this villa unique

We have a limited number of Elite Guest Packages per year to offer. For an additional $130.00 per person renting a 4 bedroom with a minimum of 6 guests per villa you will receive the following: Transportation to and from the airport by stretch limousine or helicopter. One chef prepared private dinner at your villa. Use of one safe in your villa for the entire stay. Up to 15 items laundered. Please note the laundry service is not dry clean quality. (In the event the resort is unable to offer the transportation you will receive a refund for the transportation).

Guestbook comments from the owner

What an amazing vacation!!! If you are looking for a place that makes you feel like you are a VIP.....this is it! The food was AMAZING, the beaches spectacular, the villas were beautiful, the people were so friendly....I could go on and on. My family got to experience things here that we had never been able to experience....and we can't wait to get back!

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Amenities

Cofresi Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Included in Price
  • Dinner - Included in Price
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Prices slashed on Villa rentals for 11-17 to 12-1 & 12-9 to 12-23. $75 per day.
average rating of 4.714286 based on 15 reviews
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5

Relaxing & Fun

  • 5 of 5

The staff at Lifestyles Holiday Resort was friendly & accommodating. The villa was nice & we were pleased with the way we felt like we had our own oasis. It took us a little while to find our way around the resort & we still did not find all the places we hoped to. There are so many nice beaches, pools, restaurants & lounges to explore. We may have benefited from taking the tour, but preferred to skip it so we could spend more time on the beach. As a first timer, we were a little confused by the routine of staff coming & going from our villa, but adjusted quickly. The pool was cleaned every morning, our housekeeper, Rosa was in every morning to make sure we had coffee & to check on our breakfast needs. She served a delicious breakfast on time every day! We enjoyed her pleasant personality & she quickly became part of our family. She kept our villa clean & made sure we had what we needed. Our VIP representative took care of our dinner reservations, our transportation needs & restocking the frig as needed.

Our only challenge was with the golf cart. It took us several days to get one because there weren't enough of them & then we had to get some things fixed on it. It did not hamper our vacation tho. We enjoyed walking & most of the accommodation's were close by. On the evenings that it rained, we took the shuttle. The shuttle service was convenient & their response time was amazing.

Unfortunately our beach party was cancelled due to rain, we heard that it was a great experience. We did not attend any of the shows because we had late dinner reservations. But we enjoyed hanging out at the Sports Bar. The staff was so friendly & became part of our family.

Thank you Jim for making the reservation process so easy. The resort check in & check out went smoothly. All details were executed well. We look forward to going back!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Deb: I appreciate your kind words and taking the time to write the review. I continue to work with the resort and getting golf carts to guests in a timely manner. Regards, Jim Karleskint
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5

Awesome properties

  • 5 of 5

Someone did steal our golf cart. Lol but we got another one .

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Had a fun vacation

  • 4 of 5

We were six adults traveling together. We had a great time, lots of fun and laughter. We did have some torrential rains while visiting which the villa was not equipped for, leaking windows, doors, and some mold issues. Would definitely go back may choose a different accommodation.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Regret the resort could not deal with the the heavy rainfall and how it's affects on the villa. Appreciate your feedback. Jim Karleskint
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5

Great communication and Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was the first in the Dominican Republic as well as the first time staying in a resort Villa. Jim was very informative and responsive. The checkin process was very quick and straight forward, I traveled with two friends we're all men in the 30's we received a drink at check in and felt welcomed from the moment we arrived. Everything in the description about what to expect was correct. We had a private villa with a private pool, maid service everyday, cooked breakfast which was great and way better then the breakfast buffet in which we also tried, the refrigerator was stocked with juices, water, sodas and beer. There was also a radio to stream music. The space in the villa was great. We received a golf cart which helped to navigate around the resort. The resort also had plenty of pools, access to the beach , food and drinks. It also had a couple duty free stores which came in handy. I'm definitely planning on heading back there in the beginning of the year. I didn't get the chance to go to ocean world so I cant comment on it. I did go check out club ice which i thought was pretty decent, its alot of reggaeton, reggae and hiphop which I enjoyed since I'm carribean, the age group varied but i would say the majority of the crowd was young adults.I didn't get to use the airport shuttle service because I rented a car so that i could tour the area during the day which I would recommend anyone who is looking to get off of the resort to do, my gps on my phone worked fined I had no delays or anything so I didnt need to rent a gps. My only take back from the trip is that every morning representatives from the resort would be knocking on the villa door before housekeeping arrived waking me up 😕 attempting to take me on tours and seminars which i was not interested in since I was on vacation to get away from seminars and meetings.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Impressive Resort, Excellent Service

  • 5 of 5

My family, friends, and I recently returned from a ten-day trip to the Lifestyles Holiday Vacation Resort. I must say that I was very impressed and we all absolutely loved our trip. First, I want to recognize Jim’s professionalism, sincerity, and trustworthiness. It is understandable to be wary when booking a vacation stay outside your home country, but I never once felt insecure working with Jim on this reservation. We plan to return to the resort next year and will definitely book through Jim again if possible.

The sprawling resort is immaculate and the staff very accommodating and friendly. The beauty of the numerous beach areas was surpassed only by the smiles on the faces of the beautiful, attentive staff. We quickly made friends that will last a lifetime. The private villas were nicely appointed and very clean. It was pleasant to have breakfast made especially for us to enjoy on the veranda. The private pool was cleaned and maintained each morning. We wanted for nothing during our stay. Our personal concierge, Jhon, made our dinner reservations and ensured we had everything we needed each day. The staff called each day to ensure our refrigerator was stocked appropriately, and a quick call to the transportation desk delivered very prompt service. In fact, we had to make sure that we were ready to leave when we needed shuttle service for the entire group because they were there before we could walk to the curb. We felt very safe in the environment. Every corner of the villa complex has a manned security guard station 24 hours per day.

We opted to take the half-day snorkeling tour excursion to Sousa Bay. The crew was wonderful, and we had a great experience.

The only negative experience we had was with registration at the resort. Our group arrived in stages and that understandably confused the registration staff. One worker became unfriendly as our last group arrived, making our guests a little uneasy. However, they learned quickly that the interaction was definitely not representative of the service or anyone else we encountered at the resort. We experienced consistent 5-star service throughout. We would recommend Lifestyles Holiday Vacation Resort in Puerto Plata to anyone desiring an affordable, luxury vacation. After ten days we found ourselves longing for additional time at the resort. There is truly something for everyone.

Thank you Jim for this wonderful opportunity to experience the resort with VIP access.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Villa was nice, had a good time

  • 4 of 5

The 5 of us had a great time drinking on the beach and in the private pool. Jim is great to work with and provided us with detailed information about travelling to/from the resort, and things to do while at the resort. We were fortunate enough to be there at the same time as Jim, who was kind enough to show us around and take us to dinner.

Positives:

The villa was very clean. Rosa, our cook and cleaning lady, did a great job making breakfast. And the breakfast juices were really good.

Upon arrival we each got a bottle of liquor that we chose. It was nice to have the option to drink in the villa.

The entertainment at the coliseum was fun. There was a Michael Jackson tribute concert that we missed, but could hear it while swimming in our pool which was fun.

Negatives:

They only gave us 2 beers per room though, which was wiped out the first night. We went off the resort and bought a crate of beer to sustain us for our stay because it took them too long to restock the fridge.

The shower in the upstairs bathroom would not get warm. We told the VIP person about this the first day and they sent someone to work on it but it wasn’t fixed. It wasn’t a huge deal, as we could just shower in one of the other bathrooms.

The first golf cart that we were given broke down on us 3 times in the first day and a half. We asked for a replacement and the manager denied us. My husband had to argue with him for a while until they finally gave in.

I wouldn’t say I am a heavy drinker, but the drinks served at the beach bars barely even got me tipsy. I was told by another patron that if you stand at the bar while they make your drinks they’ll make them stronger.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Car: not necessary

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Additional information about rental rates

Cancellation Policy:
Full refund of deposit if cancelled 95 days prior to stay, 50% refund if cancelled 35 days prior to stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.