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A Few Steps From The Gorgeous Beach Of Punta Rucia!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,829 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beach Villa With Private Pool!

Exclusive Villa with private pool a few steps from the beach!

Please checkout our other house, Villa Mango, listing # 3612132.

This graceful Caribbean property combines elegance and simplicity: this is the perfect escape to a tropical paradise just for you. It’s a must visit, with its precious beach, abundant colorful coral reefs minutes away for snorkeling and with Villa Gabi’s 21 feet fishing boat, just 20 minutes away from the famous Cayo Paraiso, ranked by CNN Travel in May 2013 ¨The 34th most beautiful beach in the world¨.

Villa Gabi is a great getaway, with its private gated property, exclusive coral sand & crystal water beach a few steps away, 3 bedrooms each with air-conditioning (OPTIONAL), 2 full bathrooms with water heater, 32”LED TV, cable TV service, wireless internet, private pool, large brick BBQ (Charcoil NOT PROVIDED) , hammock, open terrace and wooden deck, interactive fully equipped kitchen (NO MICROWAVE, NO DISHWASHER), washing machine, dryer, back up generator and a battery backup inverter to guaranty an enjoyable and comfortable stay with 24 hours of electricity.

Nearby, you can enjoy the culinary art of exquisite French Restaurants as well as typical Dominican food. A few feet away, you have “Paradise Island” a tour operator that offers excursions to tourists visiting Cayo Paraiso, this establishment’s restaurant also offers breakfast, lunch and dinner (dinner on demand) that can be served directly at Villa Gabi's table as if we were part of the restaurant: they also serve drinks to the public.

The perfect Dominican spot with one of the country’s least percentile of precipitation (it almost doesn't rain), a great condition to guaranty a wonderful outdoor vacation.

Personnel included: Our maid is available for daily cleaning and our gardener sleeps on the premises in a hut outside to assure your safety and comfort.

Punta Rucia is located at 60 km from Puerto Plata city.

Our driver is always available for airport pick up and drop-off from Puerto Plata or Santiago’s International Airport for a maximum of 4 guests + luggages in our SUV and in our Chevrolet Express van we offer services for up to 8 plus luggages.

The use of the Villa’s 21 feet fishing boat for rides, fishing and water sports is available at an extra cost, including an experienced captain and all the necessary equipment.

The use of the air-conditioning is available at an extra cost per night (US$35 for all 3 rooms). Each room includes a fan at no extra cost.

A minimum of 5 nights stay is required.

Additional Information & FEES:

We offer airport pick up/ drop off: for parties of 4 people or less, we charge US$150 each way for airport pickup and drop-off from and to the airports mentioned above. We personally do the pick-up and drop-off in our SUV, if we're unable our driver is always available. This is paid after the service is offered. If you are over 4 people, we have a minivan for up to 8 people plus luggage, the cost is US$200. from Puerto Plata and Santiago airport. In the pick up we include one hour waiting at the supermarket, if other stops are required the cost is USD$ 50 extra per hour or hour fraction. If pick up or drop off are in night time (6:00 pm- 8:00 am) the cost is US$250 and USD$ 300, respectively.

We really don't recommend our guests to rent cars as traffic can get very hectic (a lot of people don't respect the traffic signs and there are a LOT of motorcycles), streets aren't well signaled and GPS (or google map) is not to be trusted, as it can take you off roads. We have had guests taking up to 8 hours when we usually take 1.5-2 hours from the airport to the house. Most of our guests who rent cars regret doing so. But of course this is ultimately your decision.

We have a BBQ, but charcoal is not included and is to be bought in the supermarket.

In Punta Rusia there is only a very small market with the most basic items: eggs, salt, sugar, sodas, beer, tropical fruits and vegetables, generic toilet paper and very fresh seafood.

We offer complimentary but limited amounts of coffee, sugar, salt, pepper, toilet paper, body soap, shampoo and conditioner. We also supply unlimited drinking water.

Our maid offers cooking services from USD$20-50 per day depending on how many meals you would like her to prepare (1-3 meals per day). This price includes the cooking service and cleaning the dishes afterwards, all ingredients must be supplied by you. Her specialty is fresh seafood and Dominican food.

We always recommend our guests the use of mosquito repellent and sunscreen, you can get these at the supermarket.

There are no pharmacies or ATM in town, you can find these at the airport or supermarket in the city you fly into.

Check in at your arrival is at 2 pm the earliest and check out at your departure is at 11 am the latest. Failing to leave the premises on time will result into a fine of USD$ 100 per hour to be discounted from the security deposit.

There will be a late check in and early check out (9 pm to 7 am) charge of USD$ 25 each, only if our pick up/ drop off service is not used.

Maximum capacity is 8 people, including children from 2 years of age and on, if more people were to sleep in the house a fine will apply of USD$ 50 per extra person per night.

More Details

Owner
Carl-Philippe Mangones
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2017

About Carl-Philippe Mangones

We've been married for 9 years and have a wonderful baby girl of 8 years of age. We love the water and enjoy our weekends on our boat!

Carl-Philippe Mangones purchased this villa in 2014

Why Carl-Philippe Mangones chose Dominican Republic North Coast

This was love at first site! We first bought our boat in 2012 and in 2013 we bought our first house on the beach (Villa Mango).

A year later, we found this great opportunity to buy our second house. We jumped on the occasion and remodeled it by today's standards, this was certainly the second best real estate decision we have taken in our 9 years of marriage.

This is truly a unique paradise far from the big crowd!

What makes this villa unique

Beach House right on the bay, with protection from the Atlantic big waves. This is the perfect spot for the family and small kids to enjoy the tranquility of calm waters. Punta Rucia is still a quiet and secret touristic site away from the big crowd. This is a small town where everyone knows each other by name and live in harmony. This is truly the perfect spot to disconnect and have true relaxing vacations.

Map

Nearest Airport
110 Kilometres
Puerto Plata
Nearest Barpub
35 Metres
Paradise Island Tour
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Route 30
Nearest Restaurant
35 Metres
Paradise Island Tour
Nearest Beach
45 Metres
Villa Mango's private beach

Visiting the famous sandbar 'Cayo Paraiso' ranked by CNN Travel the 34th most beautiful beach in the world.

Visit the mangrove forests and also the protected Manatee wild life reserve 5 km away!

Visit 26 km away in La Isabela the ruins of the first city of the New World!

Amenities

Punta Rucia Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1829 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Bathroom is of a single level with no steps!
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Main bedroom's bathroom is of a single level with no steps!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 armoire, 2 puffs and 2 night stands! Yard View!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 armoire, 2 puffs and 2 night stands! Yard View!
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 armoire, 2 night stands! Yard View!
  • The 3 bedrooms include ceiling fan and quiet split air conditioning. Air conditioners have an extra cost per night! Besides the summer months, the temperature with the sea breeze is cool at night.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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A Few Steps From The Gorgeous Beach Of Punta Rucia!
average rating of 4.736842 based on 19 reviews
5

Ideal for beach lovers

  • 5 of 5

Excellent 'get away from it all' holiday location. Peaceful, relaxing, unspoiled and not over developed in any way. Local people are friendly and the staff at the property are very pleasant. A special mention must go to Kleiby, for whom nothing was too much trouble. If you do nothing else on your holiday do make sure that you go snorkelling at Paradise Island - the fish are spectacular.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Fantastic, relaxing family getaway spot! Great people, great place!

  • 5 of 5

Villa Gabi is a restful, well-equipped villa, just a few hops from the beach. The staff were professional, helpful, efficient and friendly. The property manager, Alphonso, was very diligent and always close by to help when assistance was needed. Thanks to his vigilance we were able to access the villa when we arrived very late due to a flight delay. The town is quiet and peaceful with enough small, friendly eating places to enjoy when you have the urge to "eat out". Our captain, Kleiby, who took us on a cruise to Paradise Island for snorkeling, was a perfectly skilled captain and thoughtful companion on our day trip. The owners, Natalie and Carl-Philippe, communicated swiftly via email and offered helpful tips and support. Overall, it was a wonderful stay for us. We highly recommended it!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beutifull villa

  • 1 of 5

Villa was great as well as the staff was great,homeowner not as great almost broke my foot on old filter lid on the pool and homeowner didnt even ask if i was ok she just stated i owed her 50 dollars for the beaten lid by the sun.found out lid only cost about 10 dollars.it seem like homeowner was looking for a away to keep deposit.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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United States - Washington State
4

Great Villa - Fabulous People

  • 4 of 5

We stayed the entire month of January 1017 at Villa Gabi. The villa is comfortable and looks exactly like the pictures.

Staff - FABULOUS!! Warm, welcoming and they took excellent care of the villa and anything we needed. Kleiby, Melatise and Alfonso couldn't have done more to make our stay any better.

Beach - Just a few steps away is a beautiful, swimmable beach and a day resort with plenty of beach beds/chairs, drinks and food. They were extremely accommodating and the prices were great.

Villa - Actually a bit nicer than pictured, housekeeping daily, grounds maintained daily, security all night. Not that you need security. It was safe and you are more likely to get mugged in Hawaii than here. We enjoyed it.

Negatives - Only one and that is more comfortable furniture in the living room would be nice. If you have more than a couple people there really isn't any comfortable seating as the sofa is small and boxy and the other chairs are like director's chairs. Also, mosquito nets on the beds would be a must if we were to go back.

AND - the mosquitos. Brutal. Bring lots and lots and lots of repellant - You'll need it.

Overall it was a fantastic experience and we would highly recommend this villa. The local people are wonderful and we made lifelong friends. Worth every penny to stay here.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The best place for relaxing and forget the world!!! The beach is quite good, the staff very friendly For a family is the best ever! !! I would back again!! thanks a lot Alonso And Carl!!!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Mississauga, Canada
5

Spectacular

  • 5 of 5

The beautiful villa , everyone that cared for us (Kleiby, Alfonso, Carl-Phillipe & Natalie) , the gorgeous beach , the quaint town...they all can be represented with just one word: SPECTACULAR !!! Thank you very much for a memorable vacation :)

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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