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Modern luxury spacious villa with 2 swimming pools and private tennis court

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,843 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, sleeps 12

Ideally situated,completely renovated with all modern conveniences, elegant new decoration surrounded by a tropical garden of almost one acre.Two swimming pools, private tennis court, volley ball ,basket ball ,badminton, table tennis, jeu des boules, play ground for the children with swings and slides.The ideal vacation home for families with children.

The villa is situated in the most residential avenue of BANI at only 1.3 miles from the beach.The centre of BANI with numerous shops, typical market, excellent restaurants is at only 0.5 miles and can be easely reached by feet.

BANI is an authentic Dominican town, not yet discovered by the tourist but only by connaisseurs.Your Dominican neighbours will not hesitate to invite you for a coffee or aperetif and you will appreciate their warm sens of hospitality.What a change in comparison to the tourist 'ghetto' resorts where you have no contact with the country neither with the always smiling and friendly Dominicans.

Detailed description of the villa: 450 m2 net habitation surface on a tropical garden of 3.200 m2. Entrance hall,reception room coming out on a large covered terrace, office with high speed internet and fixed telephone, formal dining room ,fully equiped kitchen,laundry room, family room, mastersuite with king size bed and en suite bath room, second mastersuite with 2 double beds and en suite bathroom communicating with a third bedroom with 2 sofa beds, bedroom nr4 with Queen bed and private bath room, bedroom nr.5 with double bed is in an independant guest cottage.All bedrooms are equipped with airconditioning and ceiling ventilators as well as the office.The family room has a flat screen television with satelite-cable giving more than 100 channals like CNN, BBC world,FOX etc.There is a hifi with a CD collection of latin and international music.The tropical garden is completely fenced and very secure for children.There are 2 swimming pools,one for children, one for adults, a private tennis court, volley and basketball.

Services included: Included in the rental price:Housekeepster,cook and waiter every day from 8.00am - 6.30pm. and a private doorkeeper from 7.00 pm untill 6.00 am.Bed linen is changed every 3 days.Electricity, airconditioning,water,internet included unlimited.Reservation service for excursions, car rental, airport transfer etc.

At extra cost can be provided: baby sitter, limousine transfer and picking up from the airport, tennis lessons by ex-champion of Holland, boat excursions, beach pick-nick, breakfast and meals, car with driver, cycles.

Location Sight seeing: The possibilities are unlimited because of the central location of BANI: only 30 minutes drive by the new motorway to the capital SANTO DOMINGO. The old colonial city founded in 1492 by Christophe Columbus is absolutely worth to visit.SANTO DOMINGO is a csmopolite city of 3 millions inhabitants with endless shopping and sightseeing possibilities for all tastes.BANI is also the gateway to the completeley virgin south-west coast with enless beaches to discover.The CORDILLERA CENTRAL with mountain summits above 3000m is only one hour drive from your villa.An interesting contrast to escape a short while from the tropical heat and feel if you are in the Swiss Alpes... without snow.

But you will love to walk around in the charming town of BANI and visit the local market or take a delicious meal in one of the typical restaurants and spend no more than US$ 5.....

If you like we can organize for you boat and trips to little islands with white sand and cristal clear water.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Roy DEN HOED

I am a Dutchman from origin. During 25 years I was one of the leading real estate developers on the French Riviera.

In 2006 I decided to retire in the Dominican Republic and after 5 years research I found my dream villa in Bani on the South West coast. The best climate of the whole Caribbean: dry and sunny whole the year and very kind people. Bani is the most rich and most clean country of the DR and far away from the mass all inclusive tourism in Punta Cana on the East coast.

Roy DEN HOED purchased this villa in 2012

Why Roy DEN HOED chose Bocacanasta

My villa is situated in the most residential Avenue of Bani with a dead end : the Avenue ends at the beach!

The villa offers everything I dreamed of: all on ground level, nice separation between day and night area, 2 swimming pools, private tennis, basketbal,volley bal and badminton. 3,000m2 of trpical garden with mango and palmtrees and bougainvillers.

What makes this villa unique

My Dominican staff is well trained and very kind and helpful, in particular with children.My Dominican cook prepares delicious local specialities.


Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Playa de Los Almendros Bani
Car: recommended

BANI is situated on the Caribbean Coast 40 miles west of the capital SANTO DOMINGO.The aera is unspoiled while not yet discovered by tourists.Bani is the gateway to the virgin South-West coast with breathtaking beauty.BANI is also at the feet of the CORDILLERA CENTRAL with summits above 30.000 feet.In less than one hour you escape from the tropical heat and have the impression that you cross the Swiss Alpes (without snow!) after having passed coffee, cacao and tabacco plantations.BANI is considered as the cleanest town of the country and very pleasant to walk because of the numerous parks with a lot of shadow.Your villa is located in the most resedential avenue of BANI and comes out directly on the beach at only 0.3 miles of your doorstep.Every morning the local fisher men arrive at the beach and you can choose your fresh dorade for a couple of pesos.BANI is famous for producing the most delicious mangos and pastries.For less than 5 € you get a fine meal in a local restaurant!

Other Activities: Private tennis court at the villa and volley ball ,basket ball, table tennis ,jeu de boules


Bocacanasta Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4843 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • The 3 principal bathrooms are large of size and have big walk in showers and are very elegantly decorated. At the pool side is a pool house with extra shower,toilet and changing room. There is a sepaerate showerroom and toilet for the maid.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
  • All rooms have full aircondtioning and big ceiling ventilators and the windows are equipped with anti mosquito screens The security is 100% so you can sleep with open windows if you like. Bedroom 1. is a mastersuite with king size bed an en suite bathroom. Bedroom 2. is a mastersuite with 2 double beds and en suite bathroom and walk in dressing. Bedroom 3 communicates with mastersuite 2 and is equipped with 2 sofabeds, ideal for children. Bedroom 4 has a Queen size bed and private bathroom Bedroom 5 is situated in a cute seperate cottage next to the tennis court and has a bedroom with double bed, showerroom with toilet, living area with open kitchen and a large shady terrace with views over the tennis court and tropical garden All equipment and decoration and bedlinnen is new.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
The villa has been completely renovated and redecorated.All the equipment is brandnew.The villa is equipped with a private generator so that in case of a general electricty black-out the villa produces its own electricity. The staff is very friendly and well trained by the Dutch owner, so everything is functioning perfectly and everything is 100% clean.The aera is very safe but to insure you total security a night porter is taking care of your security and opens the gate if you come home late from one of the numerous latin night clubs in town. The villa is all on one level, so very confortable for older people and very safe for children.You are not staying in a 'ghetto' tourist gated community but in a residential authentic dominican avenue and you will be invited on the coffee and aperitif! The staff is very dedicated and unspoiled while the area is not yet discovered by tourists.They will love to prepare you tdominican specialites and prepare you fresh mangos out of your own garde


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Modern luxury spacious villa with 2 swimming pools and private tennis court
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

The perfect vacation villa!

  • 5 of 5

Casa El Almendro in Bani is without exaggeration the perfect vacation villa.Spacious,luxury and very well equipped.The kids enjoyed the 2 swimming pools,the playground with swings and tobogans.We enjoyed playing tennis on our private court during the cool nights, thanks to the perfect lightning.

The service of the well trained Dominican staff was outstanding and very friendly, in particular with the kids.The cook prepared us every day delicious Dominican specialities.We did appreciate the authentic atmosphere of Bani and the very low non-touristic prices.The excursions in the surroundings are numerous: virgin beaches, nearby mountains,mango fincas,coffee plantations etc. and all this in the real Dominican Republic far from the mass tourism.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2012
  • Stayed: April 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jan, Many thanks for your review.I will transmit your compliments to my Dominican staff who certainly deserves it. We will continue to do our best to give the best service to our guests. Regards, Roy
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0
Refundable damage deposit $587.47

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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