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Villa Leone; Waterfall, Hot Tub, Peace, Tranquility, Romantic Beach Walks,

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 49,999 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bdrm, 4.5 Ba, Sleeps up to 14; Swim Up Bar!!! Blu Ray HDTV


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Villa Leone Cabarete.........................................




Oceanfront Infinity Pool With Swim Up Bar and Hot Tub on the Beach!!!!!


Our romantic villa is ideally located on one of the most beautiful and private beaches on the whole North Coast. Included with the rental is Internet access, computer, maid service, ocean-front infinity pool and air conditioning in all bedrooms.


Surfing, windsurfing and kite surfing are the specialty in Cabarete. It is one of the top ten best places in the world for these sports!

Bar Hopping.....

If your interests are a bit more low energy, beach strolling, dining and bar hopping are also readily available as activities in Cabarete.

Fine Beachfront Dining.....

In the evening, the beachfront in Cabarete becomes the focal point of all activity. You can sit at a table with your bare feet in the sand on the beach as you have cocktails and dinner.

Owner Managed.....

Villa Leone is managed directly by the owner, a full time maid (6 days/week), 2 security guards and a full time groundskeeper.

Additional Details: Sculpture Garden.........A life size statue of David and another beautiful classic female nude sculpture greet you as you lounge by the pool and enjoy the ocean vistas from Villa Leone's oceanfront patio under the palms. These sculptures were made from molds designed by an Italian sculptor who now resides in Santo Domingo. The sculptures were cast from solid concrete then hand finished and painted to bring them to life as they now stand watch over the breathtaking Villa Leone beach. This unique feature makes Villa Leone one of a kind in Cabarete!

Roof Top Tree House.......Our new tropical thatched roof tree house sits perched atop Villa Leone with a panoramic beach and ocean view. It's the perfect spot to relax with friends and have a few drinks over interesting conversation.

A daybed awaits for that perfect afternoon nap!

On Site Massage......We will schedule a relaxing massage at the place of your choosing...beach, treehouse, villa.

Additional Details: Oceanfront Infinity Pool.......

If you need to cool off from the beautiful sunny, warm weather, our brand new 5' deep infinity pool is the perfect solution. The pool adjoins the bohio and has 4 concrete bar stools in the water along the adjoining bohio bar, allowing your friends in the pool to join you for a drink as you sit on a dry stool under the bohio, in the shade.

Air Conditioning.........

A brand new air conditioning system was recently installed allowing independent temperature control in each bedroom. This is not usually needed in the winter months, but is a welcome retreat from the heat in the summer months.

Entertainment at Home........

If all of the above options leave you still looking for more ways to pass your time relaxing at the beach, there is an entertainment center in the living room offering cable TV, DVD player, VCR, CD player and computer with DSL internet.

Additional Details: Sleeping.........

Villa Leone has 5 bedrooms; 4 with ensuite bathrooms. All 5 bedrooms are independently controlled air conditioned. The living room has a large sectional sofa that will accommodate the 13th and 14th guests, if needed. There are also two airbeds that can be used for this purpose.


Villa Leone is protected day and night by full time security guards.

Beach Bungalow..........

Villa Leone's beach is as close to a private beach as allowed by law. Our private terracotta roof open air beach bungalow offers guests a serene venue to enjoy the beach from the comfort of a queen size reclining beach bed just feet from the water's edge.

FOR LARGER GROUPS UP TO 22, WE OFFER VILLA FLAMINGO RIGHT NEXT DOOR TO BE RENTED WITH VILLA LEONE; Villa Belvedere; a similar 4 bedroom villa, is located adjacent to Villa Leone and directly behind Villa Flamingo.

Both of these villas are available to rent separately or together with Villa Leone.



If you are renting for a week, a horseback ride on the beach is a nice way to start your vacation, followed by an afternoon in the pool.


Another fantastic way to spend the day is to hire a taxi to do a beach tour. This brings you to several very interesting and fun places including a small plantation, a hidden waterfall where you can watch the locals dive from very high perches, The Blue Lagoon, where you can zip line off a cliff and dive into a 70' deep cenote. At the same stop, you can explore an ancient cave.

After the zip lining and swimming, it;s time for lunch on Playa Grande Beach. This beach has been voted as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world! The fresh seafood and chicken on the menu and drinks including coco locos and pina coladas will leave you ready to continue exploring one or two more beaches. I recommend Playa Diamonte where you can find fresh water sulphur springs bubbling up from the sand on the beach and can walk out 300 yards and still be in waste deep calm clear water. Another beautiful beach is Playa Calleton.


Monkey Jungle is a short 30 minute ride from the villa.

A Taxi can take you there in his van (up to 6).

They have a pretty intense zip line circuit. They also have a really cool monkey habitat where you can feed the small monkeys as they sit on your shoulders and heads and eat out of your hand! If you don't want to zipline, you can just do the monkey jungle and sit at the bar to wait for the zip liners to return.


A day at Cabarete beach is a very relaxing way to pass a day in this wonderful beach town. Many of the establishments will not charge you to use their beach chairs if you buy a drink or snack from them. While on the beach, there are vendors in blue shirts that are licensed to give massages and pedicures on the beach.

It's a must to have an on beach massage followed by a mani-pedi while drinking a cold beer or pina colada. Very relaxing indeed! There are also many shops to explore in town if you need a break from the beach.


If you are tired of having fun away from the villa, hire our private chef to indulge you with their fantastic meals throughout the day and night. They will meet you the day before to prepare the menu for the next day and stock the fridge with groceries necessary to prepare breakfast the next morning. After breakfast, they will prepare the menu you desire for lunch and dinner then go shopping. This is beyond any doubt most guest's favorite experience during their stay! If you want the ultimate in relaxation, couple the chef experience with a full day of massages, manicures and pedicures poolside or on the beach and you are in for a real treat.


A morning ride into Puerto Plata to take the cable car to the top of Isabella del Torres is a memorable experience. The views from the top of the mountain are breathtaking! There are also trails and gardens that you explore on top, as well as a little restaurant.

After the cable car, ask your taxi driver to take you to the old fort where you can learn a little history about the area. Then, on to the Amber museum.

After the Amber Museum, a little snorkelling and lunch at Sosua Beach will be a great way to wrap up your week. The shopping at Sosua Beach is much more affordable than in Cabarete.


Other suggestions that can be explored in addition to or instead of those listed above are Ocean World, 27 Waterfalls, a visit to Santo Domingo, quad tour of the mountains and beach, mountain biking, kite surfing, surfing, sailing, deep sea fishing, catamaran snorkeling, night out in Sosua and Cabarete, UFO Museum, Brugal Rum factory tour, Rio San Juan Boat Ride..........The options are endless. You can even climb the tallest peak in the Caribbean; Pico Duarte!


More Details

Property Manager
Frank Leone
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Frank Leone

Hello Prospective Guests,

We rent our villa to a very select group of people who appreciate that Villa Leone is our 2nd home and respect that. We treat all of our guests like family and do everything to insure that their time at Villa Leone will be all that they hope it will be and more.

I have owned Villa Leone for 14 years. It is truly a 2nd home. I also have owned Villa Flamingo, next door since 2011 and Villa Belvedere, behind Villa Flamingo since 2014. Our prices and policies have been carefully adjusted over the years to insure the best value and experiences for our guests. As you can see from our many and varied reviews, all of our guests are well tended to and have enjoyed all that Villa Leone, Cabarete and the surrounding area has to offer. We hope to see you on the beach very soon!



Frank Leone purchased this villa in 2005

Why Frank Leone chose Villas de Paraiso

Villa Leone is by far the best 5 bedroom oceanfront villa available for rental in Cabarete. Villa Leone has recently been selected by Homeaway to be featured on their exclusive Luxury Rentals From Homeaway. Only 5% of all Homeaway worlwide listings were selected to form this exclusive group of vacation homes available for rental.

If you need anymore reasons, the infinity edge pool, private waterfall, Treehouse, private beach, sculpture garden, round swinging bed, beachfront bohio and beachfront patio are just a few other reasons.



What makes this villa unique

Very Unique Rooftop 'Treehouse'.

Oceanfront Roofed Porch.

Oceanfront Infinity Pool

Oceanfront Hot Tub

Private outdoor round swinging bed.

Unique Sculpture Garden directly on the beach featuring David and Rocky!

Dining Room seating for 12.

Very comfortable expansive custom made livingroom sofa.

Private 3rd floor suite with two very private balconies.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hello Frank,

Thank you for checking in. Everything is great and we are having a fabulous time.
Mar 2014
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Villas de Paraiso Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 49999 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 2nd Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 2nd Floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Floor
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 3rd Floor
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Ground Level
  • Three bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms with shower, toilet and sink. The 4th bedroom which is located on the first level has an adjacent half bath. This powder room has a toilet and sink. The 5th bedroom is ensuite on the 3rd floor and has a tub, shower and sink.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2nd Floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2nd Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1st Floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 3rd Floor
  • There are two twin size air mattresses that can provide flexible sleeping arrangements for an additional 2 guests. Two guests can also choose to sleep on the extra large 14' sectional sofa in the living room.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Crow's Nest
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Bed sheets, pillows and pillow cases, bath and kitchen towels are provided. Relax in our Gazebo! Villa Leone's Fully equipped gourmet kitchen has all that you need to whip up your favorite drinks, snacks and meals. We are the only Villa in the area with purified water piped right to the kitchen sink! Our new sculpture garden is the only one on the Cabarete beach! We have full size beautiful classic Greek/Roman figures. WHEN DECIDING ON WHICH VILLA TO RENT, IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO MAKE SURE THAT THE VILLA HAS A DIESEL GENERATOR BACK UP POWER AND AUTOMATIC TRANSFER SWITCH. THIS VILLA DOES. IT IS A SIGNIFICANT EXPENSE TO INSTALL A 20 KW DIESEL GENERATOR AND MAINTAIN IT IN GOOD OPERATING CONDITION, SO, MANY VILLAS RELY ONLY UPON BATTERIES AND INVERTERS. THE PROBLEM WITH THIS IS THAT THE BATTERIES DISCHARGE AFTER AN HOUR OR SO AND YOU ARE LEFT WITHOUT LIGHTS OR AIR CONDITIONING. IT IS VERY COMMON TO HAVE POWER OUTAGES IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. BETTER TO BE SAFE THAN SORRY!


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Villa Leone; Waterfall, Hot Tub, Peace, Tranquility, Romantic Beach Walks,
average rating of 4.923077 based on 39 reviews

Paradise by the sea.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Villa leone was truly a 5 star experience. My family of 10 including an infant had all the space required. Comfortable beds , dining table to accommodate all and even a sectional couch large enough for all of us to watch our favourite soccer team win the cup. We enjoyed many meals outside on the large picnic table. We made use of the private chef for 2 days and would recommend the experience highly. Our favourite meal out was at Bliss. A truly wonderful evening. Horse back riding on the beach was fun. The 27 waterfalls excursion was exciting. All the staff was exceptional. Not enough words to convey how accommodating they all were. We even tried fresh coconut picked from one of our own palm trees by Miguel our pool attendant.

Thank you Frank and staff for a memorable vacation.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hola Alba, Thank you so much for staying with us at Villa Leone and for your kind words. It was our pleasure to host you and your wonderful family on the beach. Hope to see you back soon! Ciao, Frank
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Couldn’t have asked for more

  • 5 of 5

Had a great week over the new year. The house is great. We had four adult couples and each couple had a fantastic room. Location couldn’t be better - right on the beach. Lots of privacy and still just a 30 minute walk down the beach to town or a quick and easy cab ride. Staff was all terrific. Sara kept the place clean and organized. Security team was great - helped with cabs, made us a bonfire on the beach, and made us all feel safe. Special shout-out to Joel and his brother Gabriel with Sousa-Cabarete taxi. Joel was like a personal driver - even helped track down my wife’s purse when it got left in another cab. He also arranged a great trip to Playa Grande beach including lobster lunch on the beach. Frank is so easy to work with, replying very quickly to emails before and during the visit. We loved the villa and loved Cabarete - hope to return someday.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Steve, Thank you for taking time to review Villa Leone! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope to be able to host all of you again real soon. I was glad we were able to get the new hot tub installed and running during your stay. Thank you again and have a Happy New Year! Ciao, Frank and the Staff at Villa Leone
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Wonderful vacation, all the facility are there and the staff is great

  • 4 of 5

I would go back again

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Philadelphia PA

Luxurious mansion like villa on the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Caberete is a wonderful off the beaten path town that's safe and has everything a tourist would need just a short taxi ride away. It has a couple of markets, a pizza place that delivers to the villa, an ice cream shop, a little strip of stores on the street side with vendors and BBQ and a liquor store, a bank, souvenir shops, just to name a few. In the evening the street side closes but the beach side stays open with numerous restaurants and bars all with beach seating, some even have tv's and there's a volley ball net there too! We even watched the Maywether/ Mcgregor fight at a sports bar on the beach it was fantastic!

The villa is beautiful and luxurious with lots of white statues large and small inside and out, large paintings and lots of local artwork, sculptures and a beautiful locally made wooden chandelier. There's so much space inside and out! The beds are comfortable and the bedrooms with the balconies are beautiful. The infinity pool is amazing with a waterfall and swim up bar stools. The villa sits directly on the beach so you can hear the waves from the relaxing hanging bed or from high atop in the birds nest or from one of the three balconies. The staff...let me just say that the staff was absolutely amazing! They are very professional and will do whatever they can to make sure your needs are met! With pleasure! Mercedes the house keeper is trustworthy and so very nice and professional you will love the staff and they are happy to make sure your having a great time. They will not hesitate to resolve any issue. The bon fire on the beach was fun! There is a building next door that's an eyesore as it looks abandoned and may have been under construction at one time but it sits back just a little behind the villa and off to the side so just don't look at it and you won't even know it's there. The short walk to the ocean was not a flat walk during our stay there was a small sand mound to climb which was not a problem for us but it could be a challenge for an elderly person. We occasionally saw random stray beach dogs which happens at beaches all over the world but they were easily shooed away. The walk to the ocean is close enough to the villa to carry a chair but you can't sit from the pool and watch your children play especially if that sand mound is there because you won't even be able to see them but at least you don't have to travel anywhere to enjoy it. We loved Villa Leone it met our needs and expectations! Go to the monkey jungle

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hola, Thank you so much for staying with us and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay. Ciao, Frank
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Fantastic and Pleasant Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We just came back from an absolute amazing family vacation at Villa Leone. The property is beautiful. The pictures are a true reflection of the property. The housekeeper, maintenance, security and the manager were very friendly and assisted in every way possible to ensure that we had everything we needed. On the day we arrived we realize that we did not want our twin toddler boys going up and down the stairs. We feared that they could fall or break something. Miguel built a wooden gate right on the spot. It was easy to see that they take real pride in making sure that guests have a fantastic and relaxing time on their get away.

Our bedroom was on the 3rd floor and the room view was spectacular. All the rooms were very clean and the beds were super comfy. The views all around the house were awesome and the infinity pool and beach were a dream. This villa was perfect for our family vacation. We will absolutely return!

S and D Davoll

New York - August 2017

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Jersey

Simply paradise with amazing views Feb 17th 2017

  • 5 of 5

We are use to big 5 star resorts and this was our first venture to a private villa. My family of 5 can only say great things about our stay. A mostly private beach gave dream views from the bed rooms, the amazing "tree house" even in the showers. Not only did my kids not complain once, but all week all I heard was how much they loved this place and wished they never had to leave. Frank the host is a 5 star host as well. He communicated thru the rental process and even during my stay checked in with me to make sure I was happy and if there was anything else I needed. Sarah greeted us every morning with a big smile and made sure all was clean and also made sure we were happy with everything... Side note: she makes the best Coco loco's we have ever had as well!!! Riding horses along the ocean, swims in the pool, lounging in the sun, swimming in the ocean, walking along the beach to Martini's for dinner, Complete peace in an amazing setting we couldn't have asked for more. Even the grounds keeper climbed a tree to get us fresh coconut milk for the loco's. The only problem I had was getting my kids to leave to come home. Thank you Frank for a very very Amazing vacation. We will be back again!!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Tom, I thought that from what you told me you and your family was looking for, you would find Villa Leone a good fit. I am very happy to hear that you found it so. The staff and I value our guests as family and hope that makes being away from home less stressful and more relaxing. Thank you taking time to share your experiences at Villa Leone. We hope to see you back on the beach in the near future. Ciao, Frank
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Puerto Plata (POP)
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Golf
40 Miles
Playa Grande
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Car: not necessary

Villa Leone is located in an exclusive, gated, secure group of four villas (Villas Paraiso) located 2 miles east of the center of Cabarete. Cabarete is located 20 minutes from the Puerto Plata International airport (POP).

The beach is at your door...literally! If you enjoy surfing, boogie boarding, windsurfing or kite boarding, you need not leave the beach in front of the villa. The waves and wind are great.

Riding a horse through the surf is also no problem. We will bring the horses to the villa. All that you have to do is get on and ride down the beach or into the mountains nearby.

Villa Flamingo; a similar 3 bedroom beachfront villa, is located directly nexty door and can be rented together with Villa Leone if a larger group is being considered.

Other Activities: Four-Wheeling on Beach, River Trips, Helicopter Rides

Golf: Golf.......

If you enjoy golf, there is a world class golf course only 45 minutes away at Playa Grande.


The decision to rent a car is, of course, yours. It is recommended but not absolutely necessary. If you are comfortable walking for 40 minutes down the beach, you will be in the middle of the town of Cabarete. Rides to or from the villa can be obtained by walking out to the road, raising your hand, and catching a ride on a local motoconcho, or motorcycle. They will quickly transport you from town to the villa for 20-30 pesos (less than $1). Of course, taxis are always available if you do not like the idea of riding second seat on a motorbike (I do all the time). Danny, a local taxi driver, is also available for $125/day to drive you and translate for shopping or looking into a possible real estate acquisition.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200

Rates are for 8 or less persons and include the entire villa.
For more than 8, please add $30/night/person.
Rates are in US Dollars.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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