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Rick Brackins

Speaks spanish, english
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Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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A GREAT PLACE TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS.

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday condo in Cabarete - VELERO BEACH RESORT

Boutique Hotel

Units are individually owned.

Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed

Rick Brackins

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2013
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I am a retired businessman who has taken up kitesurfing at the time that I should be thinking about taking up shuffleboard.

Rick Brackins purchased this condo in 2004

Velero Beach Resort is uniquely located on a point which offers the best sunset views in Cabarete.

Enjoy the beach or the infinity pool or the poolside cabanas. A five minute walk down the beach to the town center and it's many restaurants and discos.

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

A great place to make new friends.
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
business
A great place to make new friends.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p465092vb
+1 8136792403
Cabarete Dominican Republic North Coast
Toronto, Canada
5

GREAT VACATION!

  • 5 out of 5
We stayed in Rick's unit for 2 weeks and would highly recommend this resort. It was our first time renting a unit directly from an owner and therefore we had concerns. Rick was easy to deal with and everything went smoothly from the time we sent the deposit to the transfer from the airport to the hotel (even though our flight was 2 hours late) return transfer, hotel staff is very helpful and courteous. Rooms are clean, food and beverages at the hotel are great and reasonable. The unit was well equipped, (though we did not cook) and there is a grocery store just a 2 minute walk from the hotel that would have everything you need if you choose to prepare meals in the unit (and they deliver).

It is a beautiful, small, quiet resort on a lovely long stretch of beach. A 5-10 minute walk to Cabarete where the little village comes to life in the evenings and enjoy a variety of great little restaurants right on the beach.

We recommend this resort if you enjoy a quaint, quiet little spot. The picture do accurately depict the resort. We have already booked our return this December!
  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
A great place to make new friends.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p465092vb
+1 8136792403
Cabarete Dominican Republic North Coast
Montreal
5

THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS

  • 5 out of 5
Rick's unit at Velero has the best of all formulas. You are in a hotel, with all the services that entails, including a small gym, laundry service if you require it, help from the front desk with your restaurant, golf or tour reservations, etc. Normally, when you rent from the owner, you have to take care of transportation yourself. Not here! Indira greeted us upon arrival at Puerto Plata and she is a sweetie. She gave us a lot of information about Cabarete, Velero, and answered all our questions with grace in a very good english. She was there right ontime for the ride back to the airport, event though we didn't feel like leaving... Victor's at Velero, the hotel restaurant, offers good food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It has a great location right on the beach. So if you don't feel like cooking or walking to the town center (500 meters), you can stay right there and enjoy a good meal. But then again you can also cook, since the condo has everything you might need in its kitchen! And the supermarket (open from 8-8) is right on the corner, not even 100 meters from the hotel. You can also take advantage of one of the more than 75 restaurants Cabarete has to offer. We enjoyed Otra Cosa the most, it's litteraly right next door to Velero, very romantic, great for a special occasion. Casita de Papi is a must for the langostas. La Terrasse is also a must for the home made pasta and the chocolate mousse. Gordito's, Front Loop, Belgian Bakery are good options for lunch or casual dinner.

The infinity pool at Velero is really nice. Again if you feel like being pampered you can order drinks or food from the waiter and charge it to your room.

The beach is also nice, you walk down a few steps and you're on a beautiful white sand beach. And the security guard always keeps an eye on you. Tip for runners: if you run on the beach (going left from Velero), you have 2.5 kms to go until you reach the Kite Club point, where you will see the blue flag. (5k round-trip)

We walked almost every night from Velero to town center and back, and we always felt safe.

The condo we rented is on ground level, which is very convenient. And it seems to be the best location in the resort, facing directly towards the pool and the ocean.

A/C works very well and it is very quiet.

Rick was a pleasure to deal with throughout the whole process, and Indira and the front desk staff were just as friendly and accomodating.

I highly recommend this unit.
  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Puerta Plata (POP)
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Latin Cafe
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Playa Grande
Nearest Restaurant
25 Metres
La Otra Cosa
Car: not necessary

Cabarete is one of the top ten kitesurfing locations in the world.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday condo in Cabarete, Dominican Republic North Coast

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
low season
1 May 2014 - 30 Nov 2014
3 night minimum stay
$240
for 3 nights
From
$80
$500
$1,500
 
 
high season
1 Dec 2014 - 30 Apr 2015
3 night minimum stay
$330
for 3 nights
From
$110
$725
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Velero is an individually owned condo/ hotel. Each unit can be rented as a one bedroom one bath unit or as a two bedroom two bath unit. Each unit has its own private entrance or can be connected. One side includes a kitchen and living area and the other side includes a TV and small refrigerator. Rates shown are for the one bedroom with kitchen.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Cabarete in Dominican Republic North Coast

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Accommodation Type:
  • Hotel
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Books ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • walking
  • shopping
  • shelling
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Free airport transfers. Local information available from native resident. Free use of kiteboards.
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