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Hilltop Gated Residence, Ocean View, Infinity Pool, Nearby Beaches, Yoga

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View from front patio of studio apartment ROSA.

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Last updated: 11/11/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Studio
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Rate is for 2 people. Contact us for pricing if you are traveling alone.
Enjoy the best of both worlds, a spectacular hilltop ocean view and a short five minute drive to the beach. Studio Apartment ROSA is one of six homes for rent in hilltop Residence Monte Placido located near all the pristine beaches. ROSA is spacious, with a large bedroom/living area and kitchenette with full stove/oven. The living/sleeping area opens to the terrace. On the terrace there is a long sofa and a dining area that seats four. The back terrace has a breathtaking mountain view. Next to the back terrace you will find and outdoor barbque and sink. From the front terrace you can sit peacefully and enjoy the ocean view and lovely garden.
ROSA has a flat screen satellite TV in the bedroom/living room and free Wi-Fi. The bed is King size and it can come apart to make two Single beds. ROSA is perfect for a couple on a budget or a single traveling alone. The rental includes all bedding, bath towels, beach towels and a one time set up of disposable items like soap, shampoo, toilet paper, dish soap, big five gallon bottle of water. A maid comes three times a week for basic cleaning.
Outdoors there is a lovely central pool area shared by the six villas. The infinity pool is a perfect place to relax as you look out over the magnificent ocean view. There are lounge chairs with cushions, a gas barbque, and tables for a poolside dinner. Near the pool area we have a cozy massage room and the therapist will come upon request. Our tropical gardens feature a huge variety of colorful plants that attract many specious of birds, some seen only in the Dominican Republic.
The most unique feature of RESIDENCE MONTE PLACIDO is Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio. It is built into the hillside and has a natural cave interior chamber. There is a large wooden workout deck overlooking the ocean. The studio is stocked with mats, blocks and belts. Shiva's Cave is available for use by our guests. We can arrange for a private yoga lesson.
RESIDENCE MONTE PLACIDO is very conveniently located. The nearest beautiful beach is only five minutes away. Our peaceful hilltop oasis is a fifteen minute drive to the bustling town of Las Terrenas where you will find two large grocery stores, a delicious blend of European flair restaurants, and sultry Caribbean nightlife.
Public Transportation to Las Terrenas and also Santo Domingo is a five minute walk down our hill where you will find a bus stop on the main road. Vans or pick up trucks called "guaguas" pass by about every twenty minutes going to and from Las Terrenas. Transporte Las Terrenas has a large touring bus that will stop going to Santo Domingo at 4:20, 6:20, and 8:20 AM. The company has buses that leave Santo Domingo at 1:40 and 3:00 PM and will drop you at our nearby stop. It is really very convenient. From the bus stop in Santo Domingo it is a short taxi ride to the airport.
The nearest airport is El Catey (AZS) thirty five minutes, The second nearest is Santo Domingo (SDQ) two hours. Other airports are in Santiago, Punta Cana, and Puerto Plata.

Owner

Member since: 2015

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Calendar last updated: 11/11/2016

Property Type

  • Studio
  • On floor 1
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

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

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    King can part for two singles. Cot or baby crib can be added...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Please go to Monte Placido Vacation Home Rentals website and DOWNLOAD OUR DRIVING DIRECTIONS WITH PICTURES. Do not depend on GPS in the Dominican Republic. Upon request we can offer a welcome meal for arrival so travel weary guests to not need to go back out again for dinner. Meals need to be reserved at lesat 24 hours in advance. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Indoors there is a cafe table that seats two. On the terrace is a round table that seats four....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Yoga Studio on site....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed sheets changed once during your week stay....moreless

  • Parking

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    You get a discount to rent boats at the Las Terenas Sailing Club....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Our guests are members of the Las Terrenas Sailing Club. Boat rentals at a discount....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear:

    We have snorkeling gear....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Lovely infinity pool with lounge chairs, cushions, separate dining areas, BBQ....moreless

Building Type

  • Villa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall
Sep 5 - Dec 18, 2016
2 night min stay
$80 $90
Fri, Sat
$560
Christmas
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2017
4 night min stay
$96
$800
Winter
Jan 4 - Apr 12, 2017
3 night min stay
$96 $107
Fri, Sat
$670
Easter Break
Apr 13 - Apr 16, 2017
4 night min stay
$116
$670
Spring
Apr 17 - Jun 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$80 $90
Fri, Sat
$560
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$80 $90
Fri, Sat
$560

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $25

Notes:

A cot can be added to the room for a small child for an additional $20 dollars per night. Children that sleep in a crib (under two years) are free. CONTACT US if you are a single person for reduced rates.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
El Catey (AZS)
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Mosquito Bar, El Portillo
150 Miles
Nearest Golf
Playa Grande
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway7
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Porto, El Portillo
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
El Portillo

Car: Recommended

Popular excursions close to Monte Placido: El Limon Waterfalls, Walk the Plank Zipline, Boat tour Las Haitises National Park, Whale Watching in Samana. Popular activities: snorkeling, kite-surf, sailing, "happy hour" at beach side bars, dining at a large selection of restaurants with European/Caribbean cuisine, sultry nightlife and dancing meringue and bachata.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: Don and Diana moved to the Dominican Republic 12 years ago. Don grew up in Paris, France and Diana on Long Island, New York. We married in 1999 and moved to the Dominican Republic in 2002. We built Monte Placido and the six houses as a family residence. In 2011 we began our rental home business. Diana enjoys yoga. She organizes yoga retreats in what we call SHIVAS's CAVE. When Don is not gardening he goes sailing. Come and join us, relax and enjoy!

Why the Owner Chose El Limón, Dominican Republic:
We chose this property for the spectacular ocean view to the north, and the virgin mountain view to the south. We preferred it to beach front because the breeze keeps us cool and there are hardly any mosquitoes. It is a sort ride to the beach and only fifteen minutes to the town of Las Terrenas. We like living in the quiet countryside better than hot, noisy town. We also like being among the friendly Dominican people.

The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
The most unique benefit is that the owners live on site and are available to help you. We enjoy sharing our experience and advise on what to do and how to get there. Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio is also an outstanding asset which was recently featured in "In Samana Magazine".


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Calendar last updated: 11/11/2016

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Photos

  • View from front patio of studio apartment ROSA.

    View from front patio of studio apartment ROSA.

  • Relaxing in front of ROSA with view of ocean & garden.

    Relaxing in front of ROSA with view of ocean & garden.

  • Bed can separate to make two singles.

    Bed can separate to make two singles.

  • Kitchen outdoor with full stove/oven.

    Kitchen outdoor with full stove/oven.

  • Dining area seats four.

    Dining area seats four.

  • Separate seating areas for privacy.

    Separate seating areas for privacy.

  • Lounge chairs with cushions to sit in the sun and umbrellas for shade.

    Lounge chairs with cushions to sit in the sun and umbrellas for shade.

  • Large gas grill by the pool.

    Large gas grill by the pool.

  • Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio on site.

    Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio on site.

  • Studio has mats, bolcks, belts and Iyengar rope wall.

    Studio has mats, bolcks, belts and Iyengar rope wall.

  • Stairs leading to upper cave chamber.

    Stairs leading to upper cave chamber.

  • Amazing rock formations.

    Amazing rock formations.

  • Entry to ROSA on the right.

    Entry to ROSA on the right.

  • ROSA has a king bed and flat screen TV.

    ROSA has a king bed and flat screen TV.

  • Kitchenette indoors with a cafe table.

    Kitchenette indoors with a cafe table.

  • Comfortable seating on back terrace with mountain view.

    Comfortable seating on back terrace with mountain view.

  • View from infinity pool.

    View from infinity pool.

  • Pool surrounded by beautiful garden.

    Pool surrounded by beautiful garden.

  • Two separate dining area by the pool.

    Two separate dining area by the pool.

  • Pool area at sunset.

    Pool area at sunset.

  • Workout deck overlooking the sea.

    Workout deck overlooking the sea.

  • Stretch out overlooking the sea.

    Stretch out overlooking the sea.

  • Cave chamber, quiet and coll for meditation.

    Cave chamber, quiet and coll for meditation.

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016

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