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BIRD WATCHING VACATION AND SO MUCH MORE!

Andrea Thumeyer

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english, german, spanish
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Andrea Thumeyer

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english, german, spanish
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BIRD WATCHING VACATION AND SO MUCH MORE!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Sosua Villa Rental Photos and Description

Private 2 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Villa Close to Beach

Stay at our nicely furnished - painted in Caribbean style - superb decorated and very well maintained private 2 bedroom, 3 bathroom villa which lies right besides the private bird park. The Villa is located only 5 minutes drive or less than 15 minutes walk to the 3 beaches of Sosua, shopping, night life, bars and restaurants.

This luxurious holiday villa offers a fully equipped open plan kitchen from Mahogany wood with many amenities, like toaster, blender, 'Sharp' microwave oven, juicer, fridge/freezer, coffee maker, cook ware, cutlery, glasses and dishes. Indoor Dining area set for 4 plus American Breakfast Bar.

The spacious and comfortable dining/living room with vaulted ceilings, ceiling fans, sitting areas, radio/CD player and 42' LED Flat Screen Cable TV opens up to an outdoor dining area with splendid views to the well-groomed garden and private fully tiled swimming-pool.

Large Master Bedroom: Queen size bed, night tables, sofa, side tables, ceiling fan, air conditioning, Cable TV. Ample walk-in-closet with mirror, gas hot water heater, safe deposit box, iron and ironing board.

Second bedroom: Queen size bed, night tables, side tables, sofa bed/futon, floor to ceiling closet, mirror, vaulted ceiling with ceiling fan, air conditioning, safe deposit box. Both tiled en-suite bathrooms with vaulted ceilings, double sinks, non-slip tiles, shelves, mirrors, toilet and shower. Both bedrooms with black out curtains.

Garden with many tropical fruits: passion fruit, oranges, bananas, plantains, cherries, guava, papaya, further Almond trees, different kinds of palm trees and coconut palm trees.

Have a delicious BBQ (charcoal) on the generous, partly covered terrace with dining area set for 6, now there is even a second 2 BBQ. Small guest bathroom with shower next to pool.

Relax in the newly tiled private swimming pool, take a stroll down town, plan a lazy day at the beach and watch the sun set.

More:

All cabinets, closets, window frames and doors from solid Mahogany wood, living/dining room furniture from Wicker and Rattan, Inverter 3.6 KW for back up electricity, alarm system, camera system, carport and private parking..

This villa is next to a private dog rescue and bird park - means: only for ANIMAL LOVERS ! Wake up by the sound of Macaws and Amazons! Free Bird Watching of over 850 birds with appointments. Maybe you like to hand feed a budgie, cockatiel or love bird?

If you are lucky 'Maria' a blue/yellow Macaw rescue sings Happy Birthday... Don't need to bring: your binoculars - the birds are in large cages, perfect to see them all, most cages/aviaries have double doors: easy to enter for taking pictures.

Bird species of the private bird park which will be seen include:

- Budgies - Cebra Finches - Java Finches - Cebra Doves - Love Birds - yellow, green and blue Indian Ringnecks - Amazons - Red Lory - Dusky Lory - Hawk Parrots - Patagonias - Cockatiels - Black Headed Caiques - Sun Conures - Bourkets - White Cheak and Red Rosellas - blue/yellow Macaws -

and then there are the wild birds coming by: Native Amazons, Falcons, Cattle Egrets, Wood Peckers, Cigua Palmera, Smooth-Billed Ani, Common-Ground Doves, Frigate birds, Humming Birds and many more.

* 'Robin' and 'Connie' two 16 year old rescue cat males might visit you, there is also a small pond with red ear slider turtles in the bird park.

Maybe you like to have 'Milagro' with you, a female rescue dog who likes to be petted!

And: You are only minutes away from the Monkey Jungle, Zip Lining, Surfing, Kiting, Golf, Mini Golf, Snorkeling and Diving!

Included in rental:

drinking water, (on arrival also soap, Q-tips and toilet paper), hot/cold water, cooking gas, 24/7 electricity, Cable TV, Internet/WIFI, cleaning of swimming pool, garbage disposal, maid service (every other day: floors, 1 x a week change of sheets, 2 x a week change of towels - NO CLEANING OF DISHES AND COOK WARE!), Not on Sunday ! Great Birding, Great Value, Great Fun ..

Sorry - no pets, I have a lot already next door.

Rental up to max. 5 people: (Sofa bed or inflatable full bed is available).

Contact owner for information about additional rental units.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Andrea Thumeyer (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english, german, spanish

About Andrea Thumeyer

My name is Andrea Thumeyer and I have been living in the Dominican Republic (also referred to as D.R.) since May 1985. When I first came to D.R. for a three-week vacation from my home country of Germany I fell in love upon arrival! This island is now my stay-cation; the vacation that I now permanently live in!

In 1985 this wonderful Island had breathtaking and scenic views of the beaches, rivers, and country sides. The people were friendly, cultural and humble. And the food and music - were both filled with great island flavors (ask me about my favorites)! Now after living here for over 28 years, I can attest that this love has grown even more so since 85’!

Lastly, I wanted to let you know that I am a huge pet lover and believe that each home should have a pet. I am also involved in an animal rescue and have saved many Dominican dogs, cats, birds, turtles and more. Currently I live with 11 dogs, 3 cats, over 850 birds, about 110 salt and sweet water fishes, 7 turtles and who knows what comes next.

Andrea Thumeyer purchased this villa in 2003

Why Andrea Thumeyer chose Sosua

This villa is situated right next to my first home which I bought in 1999, to have more space for my pets and me I purchased it in 2003. With this villa I had not only more space, there are also carport, laundry and a pool. When friends came over we enjoyed the BBQ in this villa. Now it is a wonderful and relaxing vacation home! Contact owner for information about additional rental units.

What makes this villa unique

This newly renovated villa is perfect for a unique vacation with all it has to offer. Extremely high ceilings keep the house cool all year long. The king palm trees in front give it a special Caribbean touch. Since the surrounding lots are without homes cows and horses come to eat the grass. Wonderful to watch the calves playing. The villa is close to ALL amenities - from beaches, night life, water sports to golfing, less than 15 minutes drive from the International Airport of Puerto Plata, there is also a 24/7 Emergency clinic in only 1 minute drive. The closest Supermarket is to be reached in 2 minutes drive.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 13 traveler reviews

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Bird Watching Vacation And So Much More!
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
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Bird Watching Vacation And So Much More!
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Sosua Dominican Republic North Coast
Georgia
5

Bird Watching Villa at La Mulata

  • 5 of 5
I have nothing but good things to say about this vacation property, it is so peaceful, and it is like my home away from home. You won't get this from a hotel. This makes my second time staying here and I truly look forward to coming back. I feel safe here, I have everything I need, I am minutes away from 2 cities, beaches, supermarkets and more. I can't wait to return. Thanks for everything!
  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hello Shaun, thanks for the nice review about your 2nd stay!
It was great having you and your friend back.
Am so happy you did like it again. Hopefully you visit us again soon.
Also my dogs were sooo happy about the bones and left overs! And the maid NORI was very pleased about the tips! Hope your winter back home is not too bad - if it is just come back! You are always welcome!
Andrea
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Bird Watching Vacation And So Much More!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p439266vb
-809-462-8140
Sosua Dominican Republic North Coast
SANTO DOMINGO
5

Très belle maison agréable

  • 5 of 5
Nous avons passé un séjour de 9 jours dans cette maison. Elle est très confortable et la piscine est super. Aucun problème de sécurité et un calme absolu. Vous avez tout ce que vous souhaiter hormis un lave-vaisselle peut-être mais pour nous cela n'a pas été un problème. Andrea est très sympa et est très réactive à toute demande. Le ménage est fait tous les jours et les serviettes sont changées. Prévoir une voiture. Des oiseaux magnifiques sont à proximité et vous pourrez peut-être y faire une petite visite.
Bref, que du bonheur! Nous y reviendrons sans aucun doute.
  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: merci pour l'examen et pour être mes invités, il a travaillé sur parfait pour les 2 jours de séjournant supplémentaire.
il était agréable de vous avoir, votre famille / enfants sont étonnants, suis très heureux que vous revenez déjà en Février pour la villa de 3 bedrooom.
espérons qu'il a travaillé avec le traducteur, parce que mon français est pas bon,,,
jusqu'à bientôt
Andrea
business
Bird Watching Vacation And So Much More!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p439266vb
-809-462-8140
Sosua Dominican Republic North Coast
Maryland
5

Love it!!!

  • 5 of 5
Had another outstanding vacation...the villa and the pool were excellent, as usual! Looking forward to coming back soon!
  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hello Tony, thanks for writing a review.
It was great having you and your friend back in my 2 BR villa for a second time. Am glad you enjoyed the villa and the pool again.
Looking forward having you soon back! Got the ESPN channel and WIN 4 for you! Hasta pronto.
Andrea
business
Bird Watching Vacation And So Much More!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p439266vb
-809-462-8140
Sosua Dominican Republic North Coast
USA
5

My vacation

  • 5 of 5
Well, I was picked up right away from the airport and taken to the villa. It was my first time to sosua so I was apprehensive but andrea made me feel comfortable. The house is clean and private, the maid did a excellent job... It is not far from the nightlife but I recommend having a rental car if you desire to go to the bars and clubs. Had a great time and will stay again..
  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hello Auguster,
thank you so much for taking time for your review! I am so glad your first stay in Sosua and my 2 bedroom villa was good and comfortable for you!
Yes, Alex and Elvis are perfect for the Puerto Plata Airport pick up and car rental, their cars are always in good shape. Nori, the maid, gives really her best, Bernardo the gardener and Babe the pool man also. We just want our tenants to have their best vacation and come back! Or even recommend our home to friends.
I really would be pleased to have you back soon. Its nice if a tenant shuts off the AC when not in usage and doesn't brake nothing at all....!
Hope you enjoyed the pool, the new solar water heater and the 2 BBQ also. Till hopefully soon again!
Andrea
business
Bird Watching Vacation And So Much More!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p439266vb
-809-462-8140
Sosua Dominican Republic North Coast
Maryland
4

June DR trip

  • 4 of 5
I absolute love this place! I'm definitely staying here again!
  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hello Tony, thank you for the review. It was great having you again as my guest. Looking forward seeing you soon again!
Andrea
business
Bird Watching Vacation And So Much More!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p439266vb
-809-462-8140
Sosua Dominican Republic North Coast
5

Better then Advertised!! Great Owner!!

  • 5 of 5
Well, Andrea and I went back and forth about the Western Union delivery of the deposit, I was not comfortable with it. She convinced me, because she was willing to work with me she gained my trust. I sent it, everything was good! Upon Arrival she was a ball of energy lol
She makes sure you see the house, gives you the breakdown and even had 2 coconuts and 2 beers in fridge for me and my friend! The maid service was good, the place was clean and looked better in person, the pics dont do it any justice. Very private. Very nice villa. Great Customer service. Well...except for my towels that one time! Lol
Andrea is trust worthy and dependable. She takes care of her properties and puts alot of passion into them! Enjoyed my stay!
  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hello Blake, thank you for taking time for the review.
So we are both glad you trusted me (sending the deposit) and had a great stay . Yes, for new tenants arriving I have to show and explain all to make sure there will be nothing missing for you to have a great stay. When you come back next time you know all already and I am looking forward to have you back here again.
Andrea

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lax
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Mesón de la Cava (El)
"fantastic ! the nicest restaurant on the Island!"
Restaurant Vesuvio
"wonderful food right on the Malecon In Santo Domingo!"
Sosua
"Love it! Am living here since 1985!"
Gri Gri Divers
"nice place to visit, take a boat and enjoy life"
A peaceful paradise
"The beach of RIO SAN JUAN IS WONDERFUL AND TO TOP IT OF: FISH FRY ON THE BEACH !"
Playa Grande
"beautiful beach, white sand, great food and perfect "coco locos""
Nearest Airport
8 Miles
International Airport of Puerto Plata
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Several bars
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Playa dorada
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Sosua/Cabarete or to Puerto Plata
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Several restaurants
Nearest Beach
0.6 Miles
Sosua
Car: recommended

This small town was actually founded in 1944 by Jewish immigrants. In 1985, my first vacation here, Sosua was still a laid back, sleepy little town. Today it offers nice hotels, B&Bs, Casinos, superb seafood and International cuisine restaurants, water parks, museum, art galleries and of course night life. Here you find everything from German butchers, bakeries to Italian, Mexican and Thai restaurants. A place which offers a very special vacation to everybody ! If you do plan a lazy / relaxing day at one of the beaches or you do prefer water sports, Sosua just has it all. In approx. 10 minutes drive is the famous Cabarete Kite-Surf-Beach, Mini Golf. Who comes to Sosua once will come back!

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Rates & Availability

From $110 Per night

Sosua Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Oct 2 2014 - Jun 1 2015
2 night minimum stay
$125
$825
 
 
Lower Season
Jun 2 2015 - Oct 1 2015
2 night minimum stay
$110
$725
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$110
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Notes 5th person possible, extra $20/night! (Sofa bed or inflatable full bed available). Taxes included.
Just no super loud parties after 12 midnight, I have a few neighbors.
Refundable Damage Deposit: $300 has to be send up front, rental amount has to be paid in cash upon arrival.
Prices are up to 4, extra person is $20 per night.
October 2nd till June 1st: $125 per night, 1 to 4 people, > Special: stay 7 nights for only $825 <
June 2nd till October 1st: $110 per night, 1 to 4 people, > Special: stay 7 nights for only $725! <
mind. stay 2 nights.

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Amenities

Sosua Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 140 m²
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , non-slip tiles!
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , non-slip tiles
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , with new pillow top mattress!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size bed with new pillow top matress ! Plus Futon
  • Queen Size Beds In Both Bedrooms, 1 Futon/Sleep Sofa In Second Bedroom, 1 Full Air Bed Available, nowboth with safe deposit boxes.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Alarm System, Camera System, Inverter For Back-Up Electricity, Fully Walled Property, 2 Safe Deposit Boxes , Walk-In-Closet, Iron/Ironing Board, hot/cold water. Sun deck with 4 sun chairs, Walking distance to the sandy beaches of Sosua, only minutes drive to Monkey Jungle, Zip Lining, Surfing, Kiting, Golf, Mini Golf, Horse Back Riding, Snorkeling and Diving! Walking distance to night live, bars and clubs. 24/7 emergency clinic in 1 minute by car, supermarkets in 2 minutes drive. Sosua also offers an Art Museum and a synagogue. You can hand feed a baby bird if you like and take pictures of the other birds...This will be for you and your family an unforgettable and unique vacation.

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