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Monte Placido-Z, Hilltop Ocean View, Infinity Pool, Near Beaches, YOGA

Overview
Villa -
Studio , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Las Terrenas, Samana Province, Dominican Republic
STUDIO ZULI (1) is one of six homes in hilltop residence MONTE PLACIDO. Ideal for a couple or single. Admire breathtaking ocean and mountain views. The garden is bursting with tropical plants and flowers. Listen to birds and enjoy being surrounded by nature as you relax by the pool or meditate in our yoga studio. In a 5-minute drive you are walking the white sand of El Portillo beach. In 12 minutes, you are in the Caribbean town of Las Terrenas enjoying the International cuisine and nightlife.
ZULI (1) is comfortable living for a couple or single. The spacious studio apartment has an adorable Haitian decorating theme. Pleasant to lounge in the KING bed and watch a movie or sporting event on the flat screen TV. Many stations are in English. Enjoy cooking in a fully equipped kitchen with both stove and oven. There is indoor dining on a caf...
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Listing #FKN3479406
About the Owner
Diana C
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:July 2011
Interaction with guests
Over the past years, Don and Diana are proud to be part of the exclusive 5% “SUPER HOSTS” for our area. We have lived in Las Terrenas since 2002 and are happy to share our helpful experiences and advise. At the same time, we know when to be hands off and we will respect your privacy. It is important to note that we live on-site. Our home has a reception area, so you will feel at ease stopping by to talk with us. In a rare occasion if we are not home, we have a caretaker and his family that also live on site. Jean Claude speaks Spanish and basic English. He is also available to help you. A very comprehensive “Guest Book” is in each home. There you will find many answers to frequently asked questions and information about excursions,
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

My boyfriend and I (both age 21) spent 4 nights in the appartement "Rosa" and enjoyed our vacation there very much! The hosts Don and Diana were very welcoming and made us feel comfortable right away. They gave very good advice on how to get...More

Date of stay: September 2015
3  Thank Robin S
terrener0, VR Owner at Monte Placido-Z, Hilltop Ocean View, Infinity Pool, Near Beaches, YOGA, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Our residence called MONTE PLACIDO is as our guests mentioned centrally located to reach town and close to the most scenic beaches. We are happy to help out and provide our geusts with tips and things to do.

Reviewed 5 September 2014

My wife and I had a fantastic stay with our hosts Don and Diana. Their beautiful, peaceful apartments are ideal for a couple, family, friends, or a retreat. Their staff are friendly, helpful, and thoughtful, keeping the apartments spotless and comfortable. We enjoyed the easy...More

Date of stay: August 2014
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terrener0, VR Owner at Monte Placido-Z, Hilltop Ocean View, Infinity Pool, Near Beaches, YOGA, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2014

Yes, just behinf us the mountains are a great hike. We will arrange for a local from our village to accompany you, show you the birds, gather soem exoatic fruits off the trees for you. Th ehikes are from 2h30 to 4 hours. Come prepared...More

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Alice and Simon
Belgium
Reviewed 9 January 2014

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Date of stay: December 2013
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 King
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Children under two years that sleep in a crib are free. Otherwise, children are counted in the number of guests. Rosa has a fenced in yard. There is a $25 dollar charge for a pet. We reserve the right to decline very large dogs.
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About the neighbourhood
MONTE PLACIDO is on a hill top overlooking the ocean. The residence is gated and safe. We always enjoy the nice cooling Trade Winds from the Atlantic and therefore have very few mosquitos. We are not ON the BEACH; however, we are centrally located to the many beaches in the area. Drive down our hill and you are in a typical Dominican Village. We love it because you get the feel of the local culture and charming, friendly people. An elementary school is in our neighborhood. If you feel inclined, they are so very happy to accept donations of easy reading books in Spanish or other school supplies. Rancho Playa is also in our neighborhood very close by. They offer horseback riding excursions up the mountains and to the beaches.
Getting around
A short walk down our hill to the main road you will find public transportation. A 'Guagua' pick-up truck goes back and forth to Las Terrenas about every half hour dusk to dawn. Hop on and ride for about one dollar. We also have a trusted “moto-concho” driver. We can call him to bring you back and forth to town on his motorbike(s). Taxis are also available. In addition, we have a friend with a pick-up truck that you can reserve to take you to town and be your designated driver. At the same spot on the main road you can get a bus to and from Santo Domingo three times a day. Many of our guest take a short taxi ride form the airport in Santo Domingo to the bus station for TRANSPORTE LAS TERRENAS. The bus costs RD$400
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Samana (code AZS) 25 miles - Santo Domingo (SDQ) 100 miles: 40.0 km
If you fly into Santo Domingo airport you can take a 10 minute taxi ride to the bus stop at the entrance to Highway 7. There you can take Transporte Las Terrenas. The 1:40 or 3:00 PM bus will pass through Las Terrenas and take you all the way to the Village of La Barbacoa. You tell the driver to stop at Colmado Nene (on your right). At that corner you will see the sign 'Calle Luna'. From the stop at the Colmado it is a 10 minute walk to Monte Placido. Usually, we pick you up at the Colmado. The bus will cost $350 pesos a person (about $8 dollars).
You can take a taxi from the airport in Santo Domingo for about $200 dollars one way. It is a two and a half hour drive. We work with a trusted taxi driver that knows the way here so please inquire.
You can rent a car and drive here...
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.6 km.
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