We just returned from a week long stay at Villa Bahia Rincon. Our great experiences began even before we booked the trip, thanks to the owner's responsiveness to our inquiries. Vincent kindly arranged for our auto rentals (SUVs are a must) and for dinners prepared by Pasquala. Our group of 8 (four couples) arrived late due to delays flying out of JFK but once again Vincent arranged for Diogenes to meet us on the road into the villa, and dinner was waiting when we arrived.
We loved everything about the property -- right on the beautiful Playa Colorado beach. We saw very few people on the beach during our stay, but we happily purchased fish and lobster from local fishermen. The beaches are absolutely beautiful and pristine.
The villa is an open-air design on both levels, so guests should expect that some bugs will find their way in but the bedrooms feature netting over the beds, and we didn't consider this a problem.
We spent most of our time on the beach or around the pool. The staff are very warm and dedicated local people. Diogenes was very helpful and patient with our limited Spanish, and brought us a few items we requested on his motorbike. He and Dulis kept the house very clean and orderly during our stay.
We recommend the Lindo supermarket in Las Terrenas, and lunch on the beach in Las Galeras.
It's a bit of a hike to get to Villa Bahia Rincon, but it is absolutely worth the effort. We recommend it to anyone seeking an off-the-beaten-track Caribbean villa vacation.