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Chris

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish

Caribbean Paradise, Beautiful 3 Bdrm 3 BA Villa on a 1/2 Acre

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 10 nights

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Overview

Playa Chiquita Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This 3 bedroom 3 bathroom villa, while being close to all amenities is a comfortable distance from the center of Dowtown Sosua, allowing for peace and tranquility at the same time having the convenience of everything you need (WIFI) for a perfect vacation. This stunning Villa offers partial ocean views, plenty of Privacy, it sits on 1/2 acre with banana, coconut and other fruit trees. All 3 bedrooms offers AC and ensuite bathrooms, spacious terrace with comfortable chairs and a fully equipped kitchen. A Barbecue area with grill, table and chairs complete the perfect pool area. This Villa is only 15 minutes from the Puerto Plata International Airport, we can also offer discounts to rent a car while staying here (if requested), downtown is just a 10 minute walk and taxis are everywhere. This Villa is only minutes away from Golf, Fishing, Scuba & Snorkeling, Shopping, Stunning Beaches, Horse Back Riding, Sailing, Surfing just to name a few activities. There is also a World Famous Kite Surfing Beach in Cabarete 8 miles away !. Look no further, maid service 2 days a week, you can ask for a chef to cook for you, couples massage by the pool. Close to many cafes with WI/FI. For more info contact us today for long or short term rental.

Guest of Villa California also receive additional discounts when playing golf, scuba diving & snorkel adventures, rental cars and on excursions to Ocean World ! Villa California also offers free WIFI to all guest.

Just let us know if you need other services like Cook, maid or car rental. We can organize it (additional fee applies).

Keywords: Villa California, private, secure, swimming pool, maid service, close to town, FREE WIFI at the villa

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Chris (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish

Why Chris chose Sosua

Villa California was purchased after many trips to the Caribbean, we decided to purchase after we spent a couple weeks in the villa and were close to town, could hear the ocean and felt secure, enjoyed the privacy, all the fruit trees, the private pool and the sound of the ocean.

What makes this villa unique

Villa California is located in Playa Chiquita a very nice upscale area between Puerto Plata and Cabarete, Playa Grande Golf course is close and Playa Dorado Golf course is closer. Guest of Villa California also receive additional discounts when playing golf, scuba diving & snorkel adventures, rental cars and on excursions to Ocean World ! Villa California also offers free WIFI to all guest.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Dear Chris,

>

> Tomorrow our vacation will be over. I would like to use the opportunity to thank you for letting us use your lovely house in Sosua. We really enjoyed our holiday here. It was perfect for getting away from the winter. Over the last years we have rented quite a number of homes in different countries and yours is one of the best. Everything worked like clockwork and Franziska was always there to help if we had any questions. I will give a writeup in "homeaway.com", but I know from experience that once we are home there is so much to do so it will take some time. If you will allow me one suggestion: put in your add that all windows and veranda doors are screened. It is such a big relief that you can keep the windows open at night with no fear of insects, I am sure a lot of people will appreciate that - just like we did - and it might make all the difference when you have to decide between two rentals.

> We loved the pool and the garden and although we were close to Sosua center it was quiet here and we spent every night on the veranda watching the news and German TV on the internet. In case of power failure your battery system jumped in so we hardly noticed.

> Thank you very much for a relaxing holiday

> Claudia and Dieter

>

Keith and Debra
Jan 2014
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)
Caribbean Paradise, Beautiful 3 Bdrm 3 BA Villa on a 1/2 Acre
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 22 reviews
4

Nice property

  • 4 of 5

This is a nice house in a quaint neighborhood, just away from Sosua center. This provides a quiet environment. The house, the pool and the garden are neat.

The furniture and equipment are in good condition and the house is comfortable. The A/C units in the bedrooms are quite loud but function very well.

The town is a 5 minutes drive away, which is very convenient.

I recommend this place. It worked well for us.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York, NY
5

Perfect place!!!Couldn't be better!!!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Villa California with two other friends and enjoyed one of my most memorable vacations ever. The place is exactly what it looks like in the photos. Nothing is hidden. Chris is a real down to earth straight forward type of guy. I had many conversations with him prior to arriving and he was always available. He helped me out with places to visit and even got me a great deal on a rental car which was key while staying at the villa. I felt like I knew him for years. The villa is well stocked with amenities as listed. The property manager was also available when ever I needed and very helpful. The property is very private and comfortable with plenty of space to run around. The gardener came at least three times for the 11 days I stayed and cleaned the grounds and pool. He even got us a few coconuts off the trees for us with no problem. The maid was also very pleasant and was available for the days we requested to clean the villa and change our linens. Most of our time was spent on the outside patio which was very relaxing. I didn't believe Chris at first, but the was an armed guard on the grounds from 7pm-7am every night we were there. So the safety of our belongings and ourselves was very secure. I can go on and on about this place but there is no need to. Everything is as advertised. Chris really set the bar really high with Villa California. I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a villa that is clean, well equipped, and very private. I cant wait to go back to enjoy myself again. I refuse to stay any where else in Sosua. That's how great this place is and the people that run, and maintain this property. Bottom line with great people around me on this trip, it was my very best vacation that I will never forget.

P.S. Although my review may sound similar to the rest, its simply because everyone is telling the real truth about Villa California!!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The entire staff at Villa California really try to go the extra mile to make sure you have a trip to remember, we look forward to your return.
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5

Had a great time at Villa California

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Villa California with 2 friends for 4 nts. We really enjoyed the stay, would definitely return and highly recommend this place.

First of all the owner, Chris, is a stand up guy. He was easily reachable, very patient through all the questions we had beforehand and was kind enough to accommodate an early check in and late check out (due to flight times).

There are a lot of things we enjoyed about our stay here. The location is excellent, only a five minute drive to the center of Sosua, about 300 pesos if you cab. Close to the beach, Cabarete, etc. There's also an amazing 2nd floor patio where we spent a lot of time.

The house is on a large lot, secured with a gate and at night a security guard would show up and stay till 6am and that was comforting given the house is on a public road and not in a gated community. During the day, the security guard at the compound across the street was extremely friendly and helpful with arranging taxis and directions.

Each of the 3 bedrooms had a full ensuite, an AC, ceiling fan, lots of closet space, a safe, and lots and lots of towels and linens. The beds were very comfortable and the entire place was clean upon arrival. The kitchen had all the cooking supplies you need although some were a little worn out.

There's a beautiful pool in the front yard and the entire lots is very nicely landscaped and has several coconut trees. The groundskeeper who came daily to tend to the pool and lot was kind enough to chop down and open up some fresh coconuts for us.

The entire staff from the groundskeeper, security guard and cleaning lady (she came once during our stay) were really kind and friendly. We made sure that they were all tipped, we shared food and water with them, and made conversation with our broken Spanish.

The property manager that greets you upon arrival is very helpful and thorough and easy to reach if you ever have any issues.

This is the 4th villa I've rented in the Dominican Republic and would definitely consider staying here again if I'm back in the same area and need 3 bedrooms.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The staff and I are glad you enjoyed your trip, we look forward to your return, we'll leave the light on for you.
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4

Great Value, great home

  • 4 of 5

Stayed at this home for 5 nights in Feb 2015. Both the owner and the property manager went out of the way to make sure everything wad taken care of. Felt very safe the entire trip, home is in a very nice quite neighborhood. A short walk will bring you to the beach or down town. We had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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lake stevens, wa
5

Villa California - great place - make it a good visit for your family

  • 5 of 5

this is a great house and nice value for the price charged. We liked the location though the 'across the street from the ocean' is not super true since there are gates and walls and private residences blocking ocean access, but you can hear the waves at night, and great beaches are a short drive away. nice security with locking gate and we were provided a guard from 6 pm to 6 am which covered the darkness hours. really nice private pool; nicely stocked kitchen; 3 separate bathrooms with the three bedrooms, all quite large. the outdoor patio is also really a living room. we never had to turn on the air conditioning since the ceiling fans throughout the house did a great job. and for those of you looking as to where to come in the DR. I would highly recommend Sosua since the North Coast has wonderful beaches and does not have the concrete jungles of the all inclusives around Punta Cana and Bavaro. And the owner worked with us on a local rental car which saved us a lot of money and that was great. He was very responsive to all email requests for information.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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lake stevens, wa
5

Lovely time at Villa California in Sosua

  • 5 of 5

Nice three bedroom house - perfect size for 5 or 6 people. There were 5 of us on our recent trip and we were lucky with the weather to spend lots of time on the patio which was also really the living room. We never turned on the air conditioning the entire stay - the ceiling fans were enough. The house was well stocked with cooking supplies, and the owner was kind to have some basic foods ready when we arrived after a very long trip. The owner of this house goes out of his way to help with issues like rental cars and some local arrangements. Getting to Sosua may be easier if you land in Puerto Plata instead of Santo Domingo like we did....that required a taxi ride to the metro station and a 4.5 hour bus ride and then some logistics coordination to get our rental car. none of it impossible, but if you start on the north coast, it is easier. The north coast was a beautiful place to stay, and sosua beach (playa sosua) was better in our opinion that Playa Caberete.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Car: not necessary

Villa California is located in the upscale neighborhood of Playa Chiquita (aka Millionaire Row) across the street from the ocean on a 1/2 acre of various fruit trees, hear the waves crash on the shores through the night. Come and enjoy Caribbean Paradise.

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Rates & Availability

Playa Chiquita Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas Week
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 3 2017
10 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$225
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,365
$3,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Property Damage Protection $79
Pet Fee $150

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100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Playa Chiquita Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Across the street from the ocean, close to many wi/fi cafes, world famous kite beach in Cabarete 8 miles away, 12 miles from the airport (POP) Puerto Plata, fishing, snorkeling, jungle tours, surfing, golfing, shopping and relaxing can all be accomplished with little effort here. Reserve Villa California for your next vacation.

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