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The hurricanes missed us! Come see the blue waters at Samana vacation rentals!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Apartment 5A. Convenient ground floor, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

For 10 years I have been renting to many satisfied repeat customers. If this apartment is booked, please see my other two apartments on VRBO #'s 816267 and 816268. They are all at the Cove, a small group of beach front, ocean view apartments, just 200 feet from the ocean. This modern apartment serves as your home base from which you can explore the peninsula. Arrange deep sea diving and sport fishing excursions with The Dive Academy. You can snorkel at some of the most beautiful beaches, including Playa Rincon, Playa Las Galeras, El Valle, and Playa Fronton. Seasoned scuba divers can explore local shipwrecks.

Come see the humpback whales breach out of the water, from January to March, each year, when they come to mate and have their offspring!!!

In between you and the ocean is the pool, with a swim up bar. Grill local fish on the charcoal barbeque, or stay inside and cook in the full kitchen. It features a view of Samana bay, and a private beach, only a few steps away.

Since I own two other apartments, I can accommodate groups of up to 12 people.

More Details


Samaná Province Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (2) One in each room
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • caves
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
A personal guide/assistant is available for $15 per day. They are useful to avoid getting lost, and they can often help you avoid the 'tourist prices'


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The hurricanes missed us! Come see the blue waters at Samana vacation rentals!
average rating of 4.851852 based on 27 reviews

Piece of Heaven On Earth!

  • 5 of 5

Staying at the Cove was the best place that my husband and I have ever stayed at. The spacious apartment with everything you can think of and more. Fully equipped kitchen, linens,towels and everything extremely clean. Beautiful pool and grounds, and very safe.

To top it of Coco the person in charge at the property goes over and beyond to make your stay even more special. He made us feel like we were truly home.

Patrick the apartment owner was quick in responding and gave us so many information about places to visit and things to do, that makes me want to already reserve again for next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What's not to like. Beach within sight of your Villa. Whales abound. Well kept property. Great place to stay with or without kids. Will go back.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

es un sitio muy agradable la trankilidad la zona tiene muchas cosas por descubrir lo recomiendo el apartamento muy acogedor la piscina la playa estaba numero uno

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Patrick is very professional and responds quickly to any questions or problems you may have through email. All of the staff was wonderful and attentive. We don't know if it is always this way, but we basically had the beach to ourselves, and what a beautiful beach it is! It was great for swimming, a little rocky, but it is so clear you were able to see where you are stepping. The pool and grounds were kept beautifully. Everyone was so friendly. It is a very comfortable unit and the AC units worked well. There is a colmado and fish shack within walking distances. We were able to catch the fisherman as they were coming in for the day and purchase right from the boat. We were hesitant to rent a car, so we chose to use a taxi, which was very reliable but can get expensive, so we tried a guagua and for those who are adventurous, it was great! It was a wonderful experience and great views while traveling. We would definitely take a guagua again. Coco helped us to catch it, which was right outside the gate. Carmen made a fantastic meal for us, traditional Dominican but superb and she cleaned up afterward. Thanks for a great stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Perfect beach and pool view nice and clean grounds and comfortable condo. We spent 4 days at the Cove in las Galeras Samana and had a wonderful time I love the seclusion it was truly relaxing. The property owner Patrick although wasn't on the premise was great to work with he gave us good directions but we also found that google maps works perfectly there. The property host Coco was friendly and very helpful to work with. Orgita was our cook she made us so amazing food including a freshly caught fish. Fama was our tour guide he gave us some good tips for places to go see and explore. Definitely will come back!!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful and beautiful!

  • 4 of 5

Such a beautiful spot! Quiet and secluded. The pool was very nice and the grounds were lovely. Gorgeous views from the patio and the pool. I saw one of the best sunsets from the beach. Carmin made me one of the best pina coladas I've ever had. The beach isn't the best for swimming and you need a car, there really isn't anything in walking distance. The people were so nice and helpful. The place was well stocked with towels and linens(although a few could be replaced) It could also be stocked with a few staples such as hand soap and salt and pepper. The air conditioners were noisey, but so nice to have. Overall we really enjoyed our stay here.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Patrick Reilley
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Patrick Reilley

As I financial planner residing in Pennsylvania, I get tired of the long dreary winters. When touring the Dominican Republic, I fell in love with the Samana peninsula. We try to visit a few times per year, and we enjoy sharing the beauty of the island with other vacationers when we are not there.

Patrick Reilley purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Patrick Reilley chose Samaná Province

I bought this property, because I got tired of the same old thing. I wanted to do something different everyday, and enjoy nature. I found this place after a tour of the whole island, and when I saw the view of the ocean, and enjoyed a dip in the infinity pool, I knew that I had to make this happen.

What makes this apartment unique

Here you have the privacy and tranquility of a small beach, but if you drive a few miles, you can enjoy some of the larger beaches like Rincon or El Valle. All of the beaches here at the tip of the Samana peninsula are mostly undeveloped. You can enjoy a true Dominican meal at one of the rustic outdoor restaurants or bring your own cooler with some food and cold Dominican rum and Coke!


El Cabito
"Just follow the signs from Las Galeras, and you will find a rustic spot to enjoy a great mea..."
Cayo Levantado
Parque Nacional Los Haitises
Cascada El Limon
La Boca Del Diablo
Playa Fronton
Playa Madam
Playa Madama
Playa El Valle
Taberna Mediterranea Bar Restaurant - Tapas & Wines
Vista Mare
Marina Puerto Bahia
Playa Rincon
"Rated by many as one of the top beaches in the world. Peaceful isolated beach with white sa..."
Peninsula de Samana
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
EL Catey (AZS)
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Vista Mare
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
La Espaniola
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
Playa El Frances 200 feet away
Car: necessary

It is Five Miles South of Las Galeras, Near El Frances

Other Activities: Kayaking, Boating, Rock Climbing, Ziplines


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

I can arrange for a local guide/assistant for $15 per day. They can help you arrange excursions and go with you to Cayo Levantado, Rincon, etc. It is a nice addition to help you avoid overpaying for items, or getting lost.

I can offer a discount for a long term rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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