BEACHFRONT PARADISE LUXURY LOVE NEST 1 BEDROOM PENTHOUSE

Jim Novack

Speaks dutch, portuguese, spanish, english, papiamento
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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BEACHFRONT PARADISE LUXURY LOVE NEST 1 BEDROOM PENTHOUSE

Punta Cana Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Living Area, 1.5 Baths (Sleeps 4)

You will return with black and blue marks from pinching yourself as you experience the incredible luxury and breathtaking experience of spending one of the best vacations of your life, whether it is marveling at the white powder beaches by foot or on horseback or the perfection of the velvet like grass of the world-class golf courses, with competition level deep sea fishing available, gourmet restaurants and nightlife at the nearby Punta Cana village. It is my commitment to make not only the accommodations but the entire experience enjoyable, comfortable and safe, I am US born and have vacationed myself in the Dominican Republic for several years, and I will insure the trip and stay surpasses your highest expectations.

Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • Events Allowed

Jim Novack

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2011
Speaks dutch, portuguese, spanish, english, papiamento
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I am a Californian that currently lives in Madrid Spain and 5 years ago was introduced to the paradise on earth that is the Dominican Republic by my close friends that live there. After enjoying year after year of wonderful vacations with them and my family, we decided to invest in a luxury property in Samaná and later purchased the penthouse apartment in Sotogrande at Cap Cana. As an engineer, I am a sticker for details and understand that vacations are meant to be fun and trouble-free. Let me know what you are looking to do and I will advise you of your choices, regardless of whether you decide to stay in our unit.

Jim Novack purchased this apartment in 2011

Cap Cana is a secure, access-controlled luxury resort that was built at the height of the tourism and real estate boom on a truly unique stretch of 5 miles of white powder beach. It is unlikely that such an opulent and well-planned development will be matched for decades to come. Cap Cana is the best of US-oriented luxury and convenience, but minutes away from all the natural and unspoiled beauty of the Dominican Republic. You can golf, horseback ride, rent quads or buggies, zip-line, dance, drink or just rest on truly virtual-reality perfect beaches that test your senses as to whether it is real or your imagination...

Punta Cana Airport is 10 minutes away by taxi, world-class Jack Nicklaus´Punta Espada Golf Course and Golden Bear Lodge, deep sea fishing, scuba, horseback riding on the beach, buggies through the Dominican countryside, night life, restaurants, and above all the sweetness and willingness to please of the Dominican people who routinely answer with a smile whenever you ask, 'A la orden' (as you order/wish)...

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 23 traveler reviews

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Beachfront Paradise Luxury Love Nest 1 Bedroom Penthouse
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Beachfront Paradise Luxury Love Nest 1 Bedroom Penthouse
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+34 669772166
Punta Cana Dominican Republic East
5

PARADISE

  • 5 of 5
What a beautiful place to vacation!!! A five star condo/resort and definitely a five star owner. Jim (the owner) is definitely the best we have ever rented from. He is readily accessible via email and strives to ensure that everything is perfect before and during the vacation. The web site photos and description are accurate. What you see is what you get!!! My husband & I are 55+ and the location was perfect for us. Quiet, relaxing, no crowds, beautiful view and a gentle breeze. We spent 7 days at Jim's condo and were so sad to have to leave. We had breakfast every morning and drinks every evening on the patio (love the patio). We did not rent a car but we will the next time we visit simply so we can go into town for dinner and supplies at our leisure. We did visit Juanillo Beach one day and enjoyed the Grouper at the Beach Bar (Jessica is a gem and a fantastic waitress). However, we loved the pool, beach and view at our condo so much that we spent the other six days there. The staff was incredibly friendly and efficient. Our housekeeper Argentina stopped in everyday to tidy up and we were extremely pleased with the service she provided. We chose not to go with the all-inclusive and mostly cooked in the condo with the exception of lunch which we ordered at the pool. We highly recommend this rental to anyone looking for a quiet, stress-free vacation at the beach.
Thanks for a memorable vacation Jim!!! We will be back.
  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
business
Beachfront Paradise Luxury Love Nest 1 Bedroom Penthouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p449990vb
+34 669772166
Punta Cana Dominican Republic East
5

ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL

  • 5 of 5
My now husband and myself decided to stay here for our honeymoon and we were really happy with our selection. The unit was so inviting and comfy. We felt right at home. Jim was so nice and prompt with his responses while we planned our trip. The resort is so well maintained and the staff is awesome! We also had a great view of the beach and the pool. The staff was so nice and the spoiled us so bad, lol which made the experience even better.Overall I think that, you will not be disappointed if you decide to stay here so if you are thinking of booking then go for it!!
  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
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Beachfront Paradise Luxury Love Nest 1 Bedroom Penthouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p449990vb
+34 669772166
Punta Cana Dominican Republic East
5

PERFECT LOW KEY GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
If you are looking for a gorgeous view, laid back atmosphere, beautiful grounds, and friendly staff, then this is the place for you. The view of the beach and ocean from the balcony is literally breathtaking. The condo is beautifully decorated and appointed with all the amenities we needed. The beach and pool were never crowded. You don’t have to worry about running outside and placing a towel on your chair in the morning, like you would at other resorts. There is no need here. There is always a chair and shade available.

We ended up renting a car and going to the local grocery store near the airport for all our food. The food selection was a lot better than I expected. It was nice to eat on the beautiful deck, and take drinks to the beach.

I didn’t realize that this property is also a hotel (Alsol Del Mar). You can choose the all-inclusive option, and eat and drink at the restaurants on site ( a full service restaurant and a pool bar) or eat at any of the many restaurants next door at the Sanctuary resort. If you’re looking for a beach/ eat /drink vacation, this option would be for you and you wouldn’t even need to rent a car.

We did have a car and got to explore Cap Cana a bit. It is definitely an area trying to recover from economic downturn. Many houses are half built and abandoned, the golf course is beautiful but very few people players on the greens. Our condo was the only one furnished and occupied in the building. It seems that the hotel guests use the buildings on the other side of the pool. The upside to that is that it’s very quiet!

We had an issue with the air conditioning upon check-in. It wasn’t work and steaming hot. Luckily everyone was more than happy to help us out and we got it fixed within a few hours.

We will definitely be back.
  • Submitted: May 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
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Beachfront Paradise Luxury Love Nest 1 Bedroom Penthouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p449990vb
+34 669772166
Punta Cana Dominican Republic East
5

NEEDS NO PHOTOSHOPPING!

  • 5 of 5
This was my 1st time in the Carribean. I live in Switzerland and I spent the last 6 summer holidays searching the Carribean dream in the Mediterranean. I have been to Elafonisi beach on Crete, Cala Millor on Mallorca, ... Those are all beautiful beaches but none of them comes close to the unreal beauty of the Sotogrande beach.
I do not know what I could add to the 19 reviews before besides some customized recommendations for fellow Europeans:
- Do not google so much for eventual risks while driving in the Dominican Republic. Even in Switzerland,"best to take a licensed taxi" is always true. But rental cars are much cheaper for extended stays.
- You will wake up early because of the time difference. Watch the birds catching fish for breakfast!
- Take a multi socket with a travel adapter with you for all your phones, phablets, ...
- European banknotes are only good for emergency reserve. US cash and/or credit cards are highly preferred. You will especially need lots of singles for tipping. Dominican Pesos are best exchanged directly after immigration and are good instead of credit cards for the supermarket and gasoline.
- Email some google maps to yourself and install a Spanish translator app!
I would love to come back and stay in this Condo again!
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Beachfront Paradise Luxury Love Nest 1 Bedroom Penthouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p449990vb
+34 669772166
Punta Cana Dominican Republic East
5

AMAZING VACATION!

  • 5 of 5
Warm weather, gentle breezes, and uncrowded beaches ... our kind of vacation! The condo was everything advertised and as other reviews stated, Jim was very helpful and quick to respond to our questions. We would add a few suggestions for the next visitors -- we would learn more Spanish than the basics however most of the hotel's staff spoke English and were very helpful if we had questions; we found out that we had the option of paying $65/person per day for all-inclusive status through the hotel
so did that for the last 3 days of our week's stay, the sales tax is 18%, bringing dollars for tips was a very
good suggestion made earlier, Western Union had the best exchange rate of 43 pesos to the dollar compared with the International Market (food shopping) only gave 37 pesos/dollar...you will need your
passport to do any banking; you will also need your passport to buy a disposable phone at the cell store...my cell phone did not have service which was something I should have checked on before leaving the U.S.; we rented a car and enjoyed sight-seeing and didn't have any issues with the driving but watch out for scooters...they pull out on each side of you; we walked almost every day just a short beach distance to next door's Sanctuary Resort to eat at their restaurants (as well as the Sotogrande restaurants) which was included in our all-inclusive package.. a nice option; we signed up for and enjoyed the Safari Adventure excursion and also the Snorkeling excursion. The best thing about this area was that Sotogrande was quiet and some days there were fewer than 10 people on the beach .... after eating at the Sanctuary Resort, it was nice to return to solitude. That's why we went on vacation! :)
  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
Beachfront Paradise Luxury Love Nest 1 Bedroom Penthouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p449990vb
+34 669772166
Punta Cana Dominican Republic East
5

TOTALLY AMAZING VACATION

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I spent seven wonderful days in the Sotogrande condo. All that we had read in previous reviews were true! The condo was perfectly furnished, the balcony was a perfect place to relax and the beaches are fantastic. The water is warm and the sand is soft, I would always suggest water shoes for walking in the water and exploring. We enjoyed it so much, we have already booked for next year!
The housekeeper was so nice and a great cook, while the people at the resort couldn't have been nicer. The condo is situated within an all inclusive resort, though there was not the noise or crowds we have seen at other all inclusives. We did choose to eat at the resort for breakfast on one occasion and found it very expensive and the food was average at best. Drinks from the bar were also expensive, but bringing our own beer to the beach was super easy and convenient.
We rented a car for the week and visited several of the restaurants in Punta Cana Village, all were really good and reasonably priced. We shopped at the market in the village often and found everything we needed. Next time we will be sure to buy all the alcohol we need at the duty free shop, as the cost of that is quite expensive. Other items tend to be a bit more than shopping in the states, but nothing was too far out of whack. Make time to visit Juanillo beach, it is beautiful and certainly worth the trip. Get there early to get a cabana and chair- the food is pricey, but the beer is cold!
One word of caution, if renting a car, purchase gas only with cash. I typically only use credit cards when I travel, but we ran into a challenging card reader and it took a long time to get it sorted out. From speaking to a couple of people at the gas station, mine was not a rare occurrence.
We can't wait to get back!
  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Punta Cana International Airport
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Cap Cana Juanillo Beach
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Jack Nicklaus´ Punta Espada
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Various restaurants of Cap Cana Golf Club & Marina
Car: not necessary

Cap Cana is a secure, access-controlled luxury resort city that spans 5 miles of virgin Caribbean beachfront, with 3 golf courses and competition-level sports fishing facilities. It is minutes away from the town of Punta Cana, that is full of entertainment and restaurant choices, for the relaxed or adventure-seeking vacation, as you wish.

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Punta Cana Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Base Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
$980
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Notes Daily Housekeeping services are included

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Punta Cana Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Golf Course View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Spa
General:
  • Elevator
  • Living Room
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Guest bathroom - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pull-out soft bed in living area
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Golf
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • Events Allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • marina
  • water parks
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • golf privileges optional
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • golf
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • snorkeling/diving
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
  • fishing
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