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Villa El Secreto Charming Villa Steps from Las Ballenas Beach

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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
Listing #FKN2295954
About the Owner
Nora Betancourt - Jose Morales B
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
Interaction with guests
We take pride in providing consistent service and value to our guests, and go the extra mile to make you feel at home. We personally manage every reservation from inquiry to check out and are available 24/7. Because we visit often and are always in touch with our staff and local friends, we can help with suggestions for outdoor activities, tours, places to eat and visit and reservations for transportation and local services. Our place has become the background for many happy memories for our guests, and it reflects on the many positive reviews through the years. Looking forward to having you at Villa El Secreto.
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

The villa is in a perfect location. I stayed for 2 nights and I was walking distance from the beach and the action. It is a good place to relax by the pool . Also great price :)

Thank Arvin I
Management response:Responded May 2, 2018

Thanks for staying with us Arvin. We appreciate great guests like you!

Reviewed April 18, 2018

This was our first time visiting Las Terrenas and I must say my wife and I could not have picked a better place to stay! Villa El Secreto is cozy, clean and spacious. The rooms are nicely decorated; the beds have fresh linens and for...More

Thank GlobeTrotting767683
Management response:Responded April 19, 2018

Thank you for staying with us. Great to hear from you, and YES, come back to visit us soon.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at El Secreto in Las Terrenas. The location is easy walking to the most perfect and beautiful beach spot for families. The house suited our needs with the guest house and pool. It’s quiet, safe and secure with a locked...More

1  Thank Weekendgypsies
Management response:Responded April 10, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. From now on, we will include directions on our house guide too. We hope you come back to visit us, and thanks again for staying with us!

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
**Short term rental contract and acceptance of house rules are required for all stays either booked directly or through agency. These are not Trip Advisor's but our own contract...
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Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    2 Queens
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Rates

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
$159
$169
$990
Apr 2, 2018 -
Dec 14, 2018
Low Season 2018
2 nights
$159
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Dec 23, 2018 -
Dec 26, 2018
Holidays 2018
3 nights
$300
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Dec 29, 2018 -
Jan 1, 2019
New Year's
2 nights
$300
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars 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 : $350 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $350 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
**Short term rental contract and acceptance of house rules are required for all stays either booked directly or through agency. These are not TripAdvisor's but our own contract and rules. No exceptions.
** Electricity NOT included on rental fee
** NO parties or events
** Complimentary welcome basket for stays of 7 days or longer
** Daily rates DO NOT apply to major holidays, please check with us to confirm rates.
** Discounts available for senior citizens, retirees and long term stays.
** Weekly/nightly rates DO NOT apply to major holidays, please write or call for exact quotes.
Additional 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 neighborhood
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, large kitchen and living
Getting around
There are several options to get around Las Terrenas:
**We can arrange for private drivers to transport you to and from any of the international airports.
**A car is not needed in town but recommended to go to and from tourist attractions, supermarkets and other conveniences.
**Motoconchos (motorcycle taxis) as well as rentals of quads are available locally.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: El Catey: 14.3 mi
If you are coming from Santo Domingo we recommend taking Boulevard Atlantico to Las Terrenas. It is a well kept highway with roadside assistance and beautiful ocean views. Happy to provide directions from other cities and towns.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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