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Villa El Secreto Charming Villa Steps from Beach

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Main House
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
8 reviews
Main House
Main House
Main House
Hallway View from main House
By the pool
Al Fresco Dining
Bungalow
Bungalow
Bungalow View from Main House
Pool
At Night
At night
At Night
Bedroom 1 Main House
Bedroom 2 Main House
Bedroom 2 Main House
Living Room Main House
Kitchen Main House
Seating Room Bungalow
Bedroom 3 Bungalow
Coson Beach
View from Boulevard Atlantico
Las Ballenas Beach
Restaurants Pueblo Pescadores
Restaurants Pueblo Pescadores
Restaurants Pueblo Pescadores
Las Ballenas Beach
Sunset at Las Ballenas Beach
Poppy Beach
Los Pescadores Beach
French Restaurant Short Walk from the Villa
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Water Sports
Du-Du Lagoon
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Overview
Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Las Terrenas, Samana Province, Dominican Republic
Villa El Secreto is located just outside the village of Las Terrenas in the Samana Peninsula of Dominican Republic; considered by locals and visitors as one of the prettiest and still unspoiled parts of the country. The villa is set in 700 sq meters of tropical gardens, coconut trees and exuberant vegetation and only 125 meters from Las Ballenas, one of the most beautiful and pristine beaches in the area. Still within walking distance is “Pueblo de los Pescadores;” the center of nightlife in town and where most restaurants, bars and other conveniences are located. The property is secluded, totally private and fully fenced; main house features two bedrooms, a full bathroom and large kitchen and living room opening to the pool area. The bungalow separated from the main house by the pool, offers one bedroom with its own kitchen, bathroom a... Read more
About the Owner, Nora Betancourt - Jose Morales B
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English, Spanish
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 25 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 1 property
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pleasureh...
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 for a stay in March 2016
1
person found this review helpful

I concur with the positive reviews here. This secure, comfortable, well-located rental was perfect for our family of four plus two friends. The owner went out of her way to accommodate my special-needs son, and the property manager was very helpful to us. Las Terrenas is a fascinating mix of beautiful beaches and cultural cross-currents--particularly when it comes to cuisine....

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Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Villa El Secreto. We are always striving to provide our guests with the best experience possible, and it is very satisfying to hear that you and your family enjoyed our home and Las Terrenas.

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Wilhelm_M...
El Paso, Texas
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86 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 for a stay in April 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed at this lovely Villa for 2 days in April 2016. 2 adults 3 girls. We had an incredible time at this place we wish we had stayed more time. This place is very cozy, and it has everything you need for a Comfortable stay.The place is a bit removed from the town and the beach if you don't...

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Management response:

Thank you so very much for choosing Villa El Secreto for your stay! We are glad that your family enjoyed our home. We are treating the water with chlorine nowadays which has taken care of most of the smell of the water which tends to be stronger on dry season. We have changed our check-out time to 11:00 to allow...

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014
2
people found this review helpful

pros: * great location. * short walk to the beach * easy walk to town for all kinds shopping * super responsive and friendly owner and local property manager * clean and highly functional home * kitchen is well stocked with utensils, dishes and pots -though could use sharper kitchen knives * air condition in bedrooms * working wifi -successfully...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
RENTAL RULES ARE ATTACHED TO SHORT TERM RENTAL CONTRACT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ AND AGREE TO BOTH BEFORE BOOKING THE PROPERTY.
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
£130
US$168
£130
US$168
£756
US$980
17 Apr 2017 -
11 Dec 2017
Low Season 2017
2 nights
£130
US$168
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23 Dec 2017 -
25 Dec 2017
Holidays 2017
3 nights
£231
US$300
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29 Dec 2017 -
31 Dec 2017
New Year's
3 nights
£231
US$300
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Security Deposit : £270 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Short term rental contract, acceptance of house rules and USD$350 security deposit required for all stays regardless of length.
*Electricity is NOT included in rental rates
*Welcome basket for stays of 7 days or more.
Discounts offered for retirees and long term stays. Weekly/nightly rates do not apply to major holidays, please write or call for exact quotes.
Cleaning, cooking and babysitting services can be arranged for a fee. We can also provide information on car, four wheels rentals, tours and local attractions.
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About the neighbourhood
Villa El Secreto is located in a quiet residential neighborhood just outside the village of Las Terrenas in the Samana Peninsula of Dominican Republic; considered by locals and visitors alike as one of the prettiest and still unspoiled parts of the country. The villa is set in 700 sq meters of tropical gardens, coconut trees and exuberant vegetation and only 125 meters from Las Ballenas, one of the most beautiful and pristine beaches in the area. Still within walking distance is “Pueblo de los Pescadores;” the center of nightlife in town and where most restaurants, bars and other conveniences are located. The property is secluded, totally private and fully fenced; main house features two bedrooms, a full bathroom and large kitchen and living room opening to the pool area. The bungalow, s... more
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: El Catey: 23.0 km
Boulevard Atlantico is a well kept highway with ocean views along the way.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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