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Find Luxury and Comfort in Ocean-Front Beach Condo -- Golf Nearby

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

Beach Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 4)

Villa Mare is an exclusive residential complex, located in front of one of the nicest beaches on the eastern coast, El Cortecito, Bavaro. It is a private project with 14 luxury apartments and with first class finishing.

Its design is a mixture of Mediterranean and Victorian Style, made up of two buildings, which are harmoniously located. The complex has lush landscaping. It is gated, with remote-controlled entrance to parking. There is an outdoor pool with table & chairs, lounge chairs, and gas grill. The project has common gas facilities. The condo has central air conditioning, along with air conditioners in each bedroom. There is 24-hour security and easy access to the beach -- 25 meters away. We have free wifi. Beach chairs are provided.

Our condo is a beautiful, well cared for beach condo with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The spacious interior is tastefully furnished. Kitchen is fully equipped, with all cooking utensils, dishes, gadgets, toaster, coffee maker, blender, teapot, hand mixer, juicer, spices, refrigerator, gas stove with oven, water cooler for bottled water, microwave, iron & ironing board. Dining table seats 6. Living room has 2 comfortable adjustable lounge chairs & sofa. You will find comfortable beds with deluxe queen-size mattress in one bedroom; twin beds with deluxe mattresses in second bedroom and ample closet space with built-in shelving. Large terrace to relax on, with 3 lighted ceiling fans, roll-down wind and sun blinds for privacy, and cushioned rattan furniture and reclining lounge chairs for comfort. Across from magnificent Los Corales/El Cortecito beach with thousands of swaying palms. Short walk to two supermarkets -- BAM and Ciccolella, French bakery and Dalias Bakeries with coffee shops, beauty salon, liquor shop, pharmacy, restaurants and public transportation. 10 minutes from Centro Medico Hospital Punta Cana and Hospiten Bavaro Hospital. San Juan Shopping Center has a large Pola Supermarket, Pizza Hut and ice cream shop, among other businesses and restaurants. A short distance away is the Palma Real Shopping Center with Moviemax theatre, restaurants, banking and boutique shops. The golf courses are Barcelo Bavaro, Cocotal Golf, White Sands Golf, La Cana, Punta Espada & Punta Blanca, Teeth of the Dog, Dye Fore Golf Course and The Links at Casa de Campo. Two gyms are nearby. Also nearby are bus, motor scooter and taxi service.

Condo Amenities: washer & dryer indoors. marble floors, granite countertops, oak doors & woodwork, crown moldings, exquisite ceramic tiles in bathrooms, showers with glass sliding doors, Italian cabinets in kitchen. 14-unit gated complex with security. 32' Sony flat screen TV, radio with Ipod dock. Central air in main living areas, remote-controlled air conditioners in each bedroom; lighted ceiling fans in each bedroom and in main living area. Hairdryers, all beach and bath towels provided. Internet in condo. Safe for your passport & valuables. Cleaning service available at an extra charge.

This is a non-smoking condo. Pets are not allowed.

More Details

Laurina Holte
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Laurina Holte

We are a retired couple who fell in love with Punta Cana, and after an extensive search found Villa Mare. We immediately decided that this would be where our vacation condo would be. We now have three condos in Villa Mare.

Laurina Holte purchased this condo in 2008

Why Laurina Holte chose Bávaro

This is more like a Villa than a large, multi-family apartment building. It has only 14 units. We liked the perfect location across from the beach, the spacious and beautifully landscaped exterior, the generous size of the units, and the convenience to restaurants & shops and a gym.

What makes this condo unique

Quite, comfortable first-floor condo with a large terrace to relax on. All windows and terrace doors are secured with iron bars. You can cook in the spacious, well equipped kitchen or walk to nearby restaurants. The beach is 25 meters across the road. Our able administrator will help you select tours, or you may select a tour company from a list which you will find in our condo, along with restaurant information, golf course information, etc. Our administrator is very friendly and is always willing to help our guests. There are no hidden charges.


Bávaro Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
  • two full bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Ensuite, ceiling fan
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Ceiling fan; bathroom adjacent
  • Master bedroom with Ensuite; Spacious oak closets; Deluxe mattresses; Second bedroom adjacent to second bathroom.
  • CD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
If you would like to hire a chef or housekeeping services, our Administrator can arrange for you. Tours can be arranged.


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Find Luxury and Comfort in Ocean-Front Beach Condo -- Golf Nearby
average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews


  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable, secure, and well equiped place to rent. The owner Laurina went out of her way to assure that we were well treated and she lived up to every part of the agreement. The administrator (manager), was equally helpful and professional. The permanent residents (neighbors) were very friendly and helpful. The security guards not only made you feel secure, but they also were helpful. I have nothing negative to say about Villa Mare. I will probably return. Charlie Backman

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Charlie, I am happy that you had a wonderful experience while staying at our condo, and the neighbors enjoyed having you there -- had so many nice things to say about you. We look forward to hosting you on your return. Laurina
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Very Comfortable, Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at this condo recently (mid-January) and thoroughly enjoyed it. The owner (Laurina) went above and beyond to make sure we had all the information and help we needed to ensure the stay was enjoyable. The place is just as advertised. It is very comfortable, clean and well stocked. It is just a few steps to a nice, sandy beach that goes on for miles. When heading to the beach for a walk, you can take your pick on going to the left or right and then be able to walk for miles along the shore. It is great because either way you go it is a most enjoyable walk and there are shops, restaurants and bars each way if you care to take a break and enjoy some food and drink along with an ocean view. A few minutes (or more) at the pool is also enjoyable in that it is clean, comfortable and away from the busy beach scene. It is also very enjoyable to talk with the other folks staying at the complex to share stories and points of interest, including recommended restaurants. Many are down there for extended stays and can provide some insight into life in the DR. Bars and restaurants are in easy walking distance, and cabs are readily available if needed. We would certainly go back again. Many thanks Laurina for sharing your place with us!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Michael, You and Cindy are the ideal guests. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our condo and the surrounding amenities. We hope that you will stay again. We welcome you back. With kind regards, Laurina
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Beulah, North Dakota

Peaceful, Beautiful, Close to Beach & Restaurants

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this beautiful condo for a week before my Nephew's wedding. We we so pleased with how clean and comfortable the condo was. Very safe, The Morning Guard at the gate was so helpful, pleasant and a great singer, Wendy the grounds keeper was very helpful also. Everyone is so friendly and we were pleased that there were a variety of restaurants, convenience stores, etc within walking distance. The beach is right across the street, so white and clean. The water was so warm and comfortable. Great walking along the beach. Very safe.

Thank you Laurina for allowing us to stay in your home for a week. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at our property! We would love for you to visit again. We are very proud of the condos which we own in Villa Mare, and are happy to have guests like you to enjoy them.
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Beautiful, quiet & safe two bedroom, two bath condo

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying at the condo, the grounds keeper Wendy was very helpful with questions and would bring us water when we needed it. The daytime guard was wonderful, would watch the place very closely and would sing while touring the grounds. The public beach is conveniently located right across the street and a large variety of restaurants & convenience stores are all within walking distance. We would definitely recommend this place to anyone who asked.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at our condo. We take great pride in taking care of all our condos at Villa Mare, and the groundskeeper ensures the grounds, the pool and the osmosis system are well maintained. Please come again.
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Home away from Home

  • 4 of 5

Great Condo! Nice smaller complex, quiet setting compared to a large resort. We enjoyed our two week stay @ Laurina's condo, 4 adults. Great location, right across the street is the beach & there are two small markets within walking distance to get all your groceries that you need. If you want to go to the two larger malls & grocery stores it is very easy to hop on the bus & go whenever you want for 30 pesco's, all kinds of restaurants also within walking distance, no need for a car. Anna was waiting for us when we arrived to let us into the Condo & give us a detailed tour, we contacted Anna with some questions & she replied right away, great to know she is there to help out if you need anything. Appreciated Laurina's immediate response to our questions. Wendy, the maintenance man, and the guard at the gate (can't remember his name) were there around the clock to meet us every time we went in & out of our complex, felt very safe. The Condo has all the supplies that you need, felt like home. The Grill or BBQ was a nice addition to the property, we used it just about every night. The pool was not working when we arrived but after a few days they had it repaired & we used it every day, nice to sit around & visit with the other guests at the complex. The Beach is great & right across the street, easy access, loved it. The condo does feel alittle dark, but that is due to the heavy curtains in the living room, would suggest they be updated along with the sofa in the living room. This place has a huge terrace which we used all the time, would be nice to have a small outdoor table & chairs out there so you could eat outside, & would be nice to have beach chairs. Would definitely recommend this condo & if we return to the Dominican would stay here again. Thanks for everything

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We enjoyed having you as our guests. We are indeed going to buy a new sofa for the condo on our next trip to Punta Cana, and perhaps a table and chairs for the terrace to supplement the other furniture.
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Lac du Bonnet, MB

Canadian couple

  • 5 of 5

we stayed at the Villa Mare in Cortecito Beach for 3 weeks in January...Overall, it was a wonderful time. First of all the location is fantastic. The beach right across the street, easy access was great. Restaurants were close by and were very good, There are two super-markets within a 5 min. walk (visitor tip....brush up on your Spanish because non of the locals speak English)

Location cannot be beat.

The condo was spacious, a couple of small improvements could have been made, we pointed them out to the owner when we talked on the phone, but non of the issues were deal breakers. Also, security at this gated complex was 24/7 and was excellent we felt very safe.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for letting us know you enjoyed your stay at our condo, including the nearby amenities, the excellent location, and the comfort of knowing our security team is always there. We do hope you will return.
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Punta Cana Airport (PUJ)
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Bar at Eldorado Plaza
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Citrus-Int'l; Don Pio-Cuban; Bali Cana-Thai
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Los Corales Beach Bavaro/Cortecito
Car: not necessary

This is a 14-unit condo community located across from the beach (25 meters). It is in the heart of Bavaro, Los Corales/El Cortecito Beach. There are a French bakery and 2 supermarkets -- BAM and Ciccolella nearby, and the Pola Supermarket is a short bus ride away. This unique location is close to a pharmacy, banks, shopping, casinos, disco, cinema, world-renown golf courses, and numerous water sports. Claro & Orange mobile phones are available for purchase at a reasonable cost. Dalias Pastry Shop is a short walk away; as are many restaurants: D'Angelo (Italian), Huracan (Italian), Citrus (International), Bali Cana (Thai), and Soles and Bamboo are on the beach; many other internatonal restaurants are nearby. There are numerous water sports, boat rides and tour buses close to the condo.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning Fee $80
min electricity fee/week $50
Tax Rate 4.75%

credit cards accepted -- will incur a fee
security deposit could be higher for longer stays
no refund prior to 30 days of reservation; partial refund 60 days prior to reservation

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund