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Villa Mo at El Portillo, Las Terrenas, Samana. Breathtaking Oceanfront Villa

Monica Paiewonsky de Almanzar

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People12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Villa Mo at El Portillo, Las Terrenas, Samana. Breathtaking Oceanfront Villa

People12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Las Terrenas - Villa Mo

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Come, enjoy and relax in this beautifully decorated open spaced ocean front Villa. Let yourself be delighted by its white sand and clear blue water beaches, surrounded by tropical nature. Villa Mo at El Portillo is a family owned Villa with 3BR and 3.5 bathrooms, indoor living room, indoor and outdoor dining room, fully equipped kitchen, outdoor terrace, private pool, deck and patio, a two minute walk fom the beach. You can see and hear the ocean from all the bedrooms and bathrooms, from the terraces and kitchen. Villa Mo is located in a residential area (gated community) with a private security guard available 24/7, in Residencial El Portillo. Ideal for families or couples. Great spot for Kite Surfers, and an easy access to move around and vist our wonderful beaches nearby like Coson, Playa Bonita, Las Galeras, Playa Rincon, and other attractions like La Cascada del Limon (Limon Waterfalls), the Zip Lines, Excursions to our Natural Parks, and Whale watching (Jan-Apr). Many others.

We offer all the information needed thru our Guides.

Our Villa:

Bedroom 1

2 Queen Beds, Bathroom, Walk-in Closet, 2 Ceiling Fans, Open Balcony 180 degree Ocean View

Bedroom 2

2 Queen Beds, Bathroom, Walk-in Closet, AC, 2 Ceiling Fan, Ocean view

Bedroom 3- First Level

2 Queen Beds, Bathroom, Walk-in Closet, 2 Ceiling Fans, TV, AC, Crib, Ocean view

Included in your Rate:

One or Two (2) maids for Housekeeping and Cooking depending on the amount of people from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm except on Sunday and their schedule is flexible according to your needs.

Facilities:

Taxi Service for Pick Up and Drop Off at Airports at your own expense.

El Catey International Airport, Samana – 30 minutes drive thru a new scenic toll road. One toll paid by guest.

Las Americas International Airport in Santo Domingo – 2 hr drive in a new road.

La Bodega de Portillo Minimarket (for groceries) – 200 mts Walking Distance with delivery to the Villa

Bike and 4 Wheel Rentals – in Las Terrenas, 4km away from the Villa

Las Terrenas Village – 4 kms (Where you can find Restaurants, Bars, Shopping, Banks, Churches, Supermarkets, Taxis)

Tours, Excursions and Car Rentals in Las Terrenas Village at market price.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Monica Paiewonsky de Almanzar (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
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Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
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Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 April, 2015

About Monica Paiewonsky de Almanzar

DREAMS DO COME TRUE !!!! It was always our goal to semi retire in this place we call PARADISE.

Monica Paiewonsky de Almanzar purchased this villa in 2010

Why Monica Paiewonsky de Almanzar chose Las Terrenas

This land was my grandfather's farm since 1937. My father, a agricultural engineer, came to live here as a newlywed in 1953. During my early years, my family lived here, where there were no roads, electricity or water supply. We came by boat from Puerto Plata or crossing the mountains by horses, a real experience for me and my sisters. After going back to Puerto Plata for school year, we always came back and spent all summers, and special ocassions. My most wonderfull memories are of this place and I made my dream come true when it was the right time to build our house and live here all year round with my husband, after my own children were grown up. This is the real Paradise on earth.

What makes this villa unique

Very Short walk to a almost private beach, no crowds at any time, Fresh Seafood every day, Wonderful to relax, Very Tropical Landscape.

Need nightlife? Las Terrenas Village with its wonderfull restaurants, night clubs and bars.. 4 kms from Villa

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed for New Year's Eve with all the family. Enjoyed the wonderful beach and the wonderful place.

Muy agradecidos del personal en la Villa, sobretodo Yani.



Excelente Villa Mo.
Dec 2014
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Reviews

5
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Villa Mo at El Portillo, Las Terrenas, Samana. Breathtaking Oceanfront Villa
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 45 reviews
5

Without exaggeration - the best holiday ever!

  • 5 of 5

I mean it, the best holiday EVER!! And I have had a lot of them. We always visit a different country in the Carribbean for vacation, and always take a house through VRBO, but never has every single expectation been surpassed. The location, comfort, privacy, food, beaches, locals, wind (I am an avid kiter) ..everything was wonderful. Monica and Yanni are so kind, hospitable and generous of their time. On the rare occasions that we left the property, we enjoyed the surrounding area very much but we really just did not want to leave! We did a very enjoyable horse back trip up in to the hills to visit 'el limon' waterfall, and Monica was so kind to drive us there and to negotiate with the guides for us. We were always so well taken care of! 6 stars out of 5!! Miss you Monica and Yanni xxxx

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Spring Break at Villa Mo

  • 5 of 5

Our family recently spent an incredible week at Villa Mo over Spring Break. The house was spacious, comfortable and breezy and the beach access was perfect. The beach is beautiful and private so there are not many reasons to leave the property. The small pool was perfect for the kids. Monica was wonderful, warm and hospitable. She is discrete but was always available if we needed her or had any questions. She was resourceful and helped us plan our activities, transportation and restaurants reservations. She made us feel at home as soon as we arrived. Yanni, who helps around the house during the day and prepares the food is great. The rooms were always promptly done up in the morning and the food was well prepared, delicious and ready on time. The town of Las Terrenas is less than 10mins away by car and easy to access. We look forward to many more vacations at Villa Mo!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
AIX EN PROVENCE FRANCE
5

A HIDDEN GEM

  • 5 of 5

We’ve been travelling a lot around the world, and we must say we’ve found a real gem which is the villa MO. The place is worth a five stars hotel: secluded, comfortable, clean, peaceful, decorated with taste, a pleasure for the eyes. We’ve been struck by the configuration of this big and nice house, completely open to the outside and the trade winds. The outdoor living room was indeed our favorite place from where we could enjoy the pleasures of life while keeping an eye on the kids playing in the swimming pool. A paradise for the kids who had all the lawn under the coconut trees to play and the beach a few steps from home with a clear and calm ocean perfect for swimming. The beach is also a very good spot for kite surfing.

Last but not least: Monica the owner and Yani the cook who are indeed lovely persons always responding to all your needs but never intrusive. Yani is a great cook, we have enjoyed every meal she was preparing, always smiling and singing. A million thanks to them both, they are great people with a very sharp sense of hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Daniel, what a beautiful review.. I appreciate it.. Come back soon.. you are wonderful guests..
5

Fun week -- lots of new experiences

  • 5 of 5

We began our trip by learning... no rental car was there which we had two confirmation emails for. Suggest planning to just skip driving in this country. Monica was helpful when we had to drop our bags off since we had a change of initial plans. Right off the start her kindness helped to ease the hearts of us weary travelers. We had a great time learning more about the area, Samana is a beautiful city, the private island we took a boat for lunch was worth it, the four wheelers to see the coffee bean farm, tobacco farm, etc. was such a memorable part of our trip. We also had a nice fire on the beach one evening. Watching the kite surfers on the beach in the afternoon was relaxing -- what a workout that appears to be. From Yanni cooking to Monica's help with the market, places to go, setting up taxi cabs, etc. we were more than taken care of. The Dominican Breakfast we had -- was amazing and we are still trying to make it back home. Great stay for the time we were here! Walk to town on the beach....see the area... take it all in... and enjoy it!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
United States
5

Idyllic- If you want a relaxing vacation- Villa Mo is the Best!

  • 5 of 5

This year, our family decided to "skip" Christmas and opted for a week in the Dominican Republic. Villa Mo was a GREAT choice. From the minute we arrived, we were greeted warmly by Monica and Yanni and made to feel like special guests. The fully equipped villa is lovely and a beautiful beach is just steps away. The meals that Yanni prepared for us were amazing and we never had leftovers! Monica was so helpful providing guidance and ideas for activities and sites in the area for us to see.

The day we left, I actually cried- I did not want to leave. I felt so relaxed and happy during our stay and I give 100% credit to Monica for making our "Skip Christmas" vacation a holiday to remember. I can't wait to come back and make this an annual trip for our family. Thank you Monica and Yanni for a truly memorable and wonderful vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Dom. Rep.
5

Great Stay, Peacefull...

  • 5 of 5

Nuestra estadía en Villa Mo fue excelente, excelente playa, arena fina, Monica es una excelente anfitriona, todo muy detallado, un servicio de mucama y cocinera muy buena. La villa fue muy pacifica y lejos de todo ademas de hermosa. Planeamos volver pronto.

Saludos

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
El Catey International in Samana
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
El Mosquito Bar
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Las Tres Carabelas
Nearest Beach
0.06 Miles
El Portillo Beach
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

From $350 Nightly

Prices for this holiday villa in Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic North Coast

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee $100
Refundable Damage Deposit $500
Notes We have a short term rental agreement with all details, cancellation policy, reservation deposit and damage deposit that needs to be fill when booking the Villa.
Our rate changes when is "full house"= 12 people
Our rate is the same all year round except from Dec 15th to Jan 15th and Easter Week.
Check in is at 3-4 pm
Check out is 11 am-Noon
We use PayPal as a method of payment. When booking, we charge from $500 - $800 as reservation deposit and 45 days before your arrival date the remaining portion of rental days plus security (damage) deposit. Damage deposit is returned in cash the day of your departure after the Villa is checked and found in good conditions.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Las Terrenas in Dominican Republic North Coast

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1- Downstairs - 2 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2- Upstairs - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3- Upstairs with Balcony - 2 Large Double Bed
  • Queen size Beds (6), Baby Crib (1) Graco All bedrooms have air conditioning, 2 fans, bathroom and walk in closet.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 12 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We can provide groceries to our guests at your own expense. The housekeeper/cook is a wonderful easy going person and can cook for you. We provide a written menu with dishes she makes really well and you can choose from there. Guests usually send a list of groceries they would like to have upon arrival and I buy them for you. Payment is done against invoices. This service is free. It keeps me busy and I enjoy doing this for all my guests. A meal can be ready the day of arrival..we get in touch via email, and I will offer you what we can have prepared for you. Our housekeeper/maid comes in everyday from 8 am to 4-5 pm. She cleans the Villa, can cook and do your laundry.

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