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Dominique

Member since: 2008
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Speaks English, French, Spanish

VILLA SAN LUCAS is a Luxury Villa with Pool 2 Minutes Walk From a Sandy Beach

47 Reviews
People11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday villa in Las Terrenas - VILLA SAN LUCAS

5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 2 to 11 people

VILLA SAN LUCAS is decorated with the greatest care and is located 2 min away from the most beautiful white sand beach of Las Terrenas, in the middle of a vast tropical garden of 16000 sqfeet.

Its spaceful surface of 3800 sqfeet offers to each one his area of privacy, being in family or between friends.

The large living room, the outside terrace and the long chairs around the swimming pool invite you to relax after beautiful days of excursions or farniente on the beach…

All rooms are air-conditioned.

You will find all kind of activities close by: water sport, horseback riding , minigolf, tennis, kite surfing… For the ones in love with beauties and peace.

Please note during high season we give preference to stays from saturday to saturday.

Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Dominique (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks English, French, Spanish

About Dominique

My wife and I felt in love with Las Terrenas in 1987, at this time we were living in St Barthelemy. We came back in 2004 for permanent living and built Villa San Lucas in 2006 to raise there our two daughters . We stopped living there permanently because of the studies of the kids, but we keep coming back frequently . We now live in St Marteen .

Dominique purchased this villa in 2006

Why Dominique chose Dominican Republic North Coast

We built Villa San Lucas with our experience of living in the Carribean.

the villa is pleasant to live in, fresh with a lot of open spaces and surrounded by nature, just a few steps from the nicest white sand beach of Las Ballenas and close to the attractions of Las Terrenas village.

What makes this villa unique

VILLA SAN LUCAS is a villa of 360 m ² carefully decorated in a calm environment at a few meters of the most beautiful white sand beach of Las Terrenas. Everything was thought for your comfort and your well being: Beautiful closed and totally private property of 1500 m ² with its large swimming pool, large terrace, TV, DVD, Internet wifi, washing machine. Housekeeping included. All the rooms are air-conditioned.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Dominique,

And thank you very much for nice and beautiful villa. The villa was amazing and also Las Terrenas was better place to spent holiday than I excepted. Dominican people were lot more happier that finnish and although none of us speak spanish, we made many funny conversation with them.

The villa was good, there were anything what we need. Isabel arranged thing very well and the meals Wendy cooked were delicious.

Only minor problem was the oven, because any of us haven't used a gas oven before, so it take moment until we figured out how to use it:D It works great!!



After Dominican Republic it was quite a shock to return Finland where temperature was only plus four degrees.

Thank you for everything!



With kind regards,

Antti
Oct 2014
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Reviews

5
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VILLA SAN LUCAS is a Luxury Villa with Pool 2 Minutes Walk From a Sandy Beach
average rating of 4.9574466 based on 51 reviews
5

Couldn't have been any better!

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 5 adults on this trip and each one of us loved the Villa and staff. The Villa had arranged for Paul (Pablo) to drive us from the airport in SDQ to the Villa. He was waiting for us when we got off the plane and was very accommodating on our ride to the Villa. When we arrived at the Villa Isabelle was there to greet us and explain the house, staff, Las Terrenas and any rentals/excursions we might be interested in arranging. We had Wendy make us dinner a few nights while we were there, including upon our arrival we arranged for dinner to be prepared and a basket of food for us until we got to the grocery store. She is a fantastic cook, I mean FANSTASTIC, and we miss her Bananas Foster-delicious. She was always kind, helpful and had a smile on her face. As well, her brother Johnathon was our night guard. He was just as kind. If we were coming back late after dinner and drinks he would be there waiting to open the gate for us with a smile and a nice welcome. We never had any security issues and never felt any threat to our safety the entire week we were in Las Terrenas. The Villa itself was beautiful. The moment we arrived at the Villa we were in awe of the beauty of the villa itself, especially the design of the villa and the gardens. Everything was well maintained, manicured and clean. Many times when you arrive somewhere the pictures look nicer than the real thing, but this Villa was just as nice as the pictures if not better! We couldn’t be more pleased and I think it took all of us a few minutes to realize we weren’t dreaming and that was our home for the week. The open air house is a vacation dream. Every morning waking up and opening all the doors and windows was refreshing. The pool was perfect to take a dip in and beautiful to see right out your door. Wendy would prepare dinner for us on the outside dining table and we would have such a beautiful scene and delicious food right at the villa…you can’t ask for anything more than that! The bedrooms and bathrooms were great and well decorated. We do not have one complaint AT ALL of the Villa or its staff! The Fishing Village is a short walk away and is a nice place for dinner and drinks on the beach. The locals are very nice and eager to help you. All and all we would return to Las Terrenas and stay at the Villa San Lucas in a heartbeat! We never imagined that our trip would be as memorable and breathtaking as it was! Well done Staff at Villa San Lucas!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 23, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Woodstock Valley
5

Run to this place now, don't walk!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay at this beautiful house in April. We were two families of five with six children ranging from 10 to 15. From the very start this was a very easy vacation to plan. Dominique was quick in her responses to us no matter what the inquiry. Everything worked seamlessly from transportation to and from the airport, being informed by the house manager, reserving day trips, and organizing our meals. We didn't want to stay in an all-inclusive resort and this definitely fit the bill. Everything was done for us but we didn't have the throngs of people, had our own private house and pool, and had a fun area to explore. The large number of French people residing there gives Las Terrenas a pleasant vibe of mixing cultures. Many Europeans and Canadians vacation there as well so it felt off the beaten path, which is exactly what we were trying to find. We felt very safe and let the kids walk to and from the house and the beach by themselves. We did not rent an ATV or car but found that we really didn't need one. We could easily walk to town and the beach and if we didn't want to walk, for $2 we jumped on the back of one of the many motorcycle taxis that were zooming around. We had Wendy and her lovely assistant prepare breakfast and dinner for us and paid a little extra to have them do the shopping. This was the best decision of the week. With 10 people it was cheaper and easier than going out all the time, dealing with the shopping, and pleasing the many personalities Wendy and Lady put out a feast that was AMAZING. It was so relaxing sitting around the pool or living room while someone else took care of the shopping, the cooking, and the dishes. Wendy and Lady also cleaned everyday and made the beds. We lived like royalty and enjoyed every minute. The house was large and comfortable with room to spread out. We used Flora Tours to do a day trip to Los Haitises and the three beaches. Both tours were easy to reserve and ran like clockwork. We hired a Flora Tour driver to take us to Playa Coson to spend the whole day there and then he brought us back. It was a very pretty beach with a good restaurant (Casa Luis). We also loved Sol y Mar for afternoon munchies at the end of the road in Playa Bellenas and went to the Borracho Taco every night for sunset relaxation. We could not have been happier and would go back in a heartbeat! Everyone was friendly, helpful and it was muy relaxing!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Missouri
5

Amazing Incredible beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We traveled to Lass Terranas with 4 children, ages 3-12, and 4 adults in early 2015(jan or feb?)

I can't say enough good things about the property, the staff, and the area! We opted to have Wendy to cook for us, two meals a day, and wow what great meals they were! Wendy's father is a local fisherman, bringing us fresh fish and lobster throughout the trip. They were such wonderful chefs and it was incredible to not have to worry about meals or spend valuable vacation time preparing the food.

The house was the perfect size for our large group. Everyone had plenty of space to move around and have their own space of needed. The beds were all very comfortable.

The conceriege was such a great help throughout the trip.

The locals were so kind and we all felt very safe! We were able to rent ATVs to travel around the area, get groceries, etc. The beach was a very short walk and was so amazing!

I would go back in a heart beat!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Twin Cities, Minnesota
5

A lovely haven for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We spent the week of our annual family vacation -- three generations (two grandparents, two daughters, one son-in-law, and two teen-aged grandchildren) at Villa San Lucas. This is a lovely villa and surrounding garden, excellently maintained, with a pool and ample open space to sit and read, sun oneself, or simply relax. A wonderful extra was the housekeeper/cook Wendy -- and her assistant, Lady -- who took good care of the house, and also prepared delicious meals, which were not only varied in menu (according to daily conferences about our preferences), but were artistically served, as well. We also appreciated Dominique's -- and Isabelle's -- handling of advance arrangements for the transfers to and from the airport (Paul was a careful and safe driver, and a pleasant companion on the airport journeys) and for the food already in the refrigerator on our arrival. It was a bit further to the beach than I had anticipated -- although if I had read the description more carefully prior to our arrival, I would have realized that 200 meters away is, in fact, not next door. Also, we would have happily throttled the neighbor's rooster, had we had the chance. But these were only minor inconveniences, and our family would certainly recommend this property as a great place for a relaxing vacation. Incidentally, we would also recommend the excursion to Los Haitises National Park, a beautiful and fascinating place. The younger generations went snorkeling and zip-lining, and we all spent much time in the pool. I would want to emphasize again the care paid by the owner, Dominique, to our questions prior to arrival and the careful attention to all the promised details, making the trip quite worry-free. Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Stay

  • 5 of 5

The description of this property is accurate and we enjoyed being here very much. The house was very comfortable for our extended family of 6 adults. After the neighboring roosters let us know morning had arrived, we enjoyed our coffee as we sat near the pool on very comfortable outdoor furniture. A morning dip in the pool and a lazy lunch often followed. We often walked to the ocean after lunch -- a 10-minute walk. The beaches outside of town (where the villa is located) were the best -- clean and peaceful, with lots of sand. Nearby were little places for drinks/snacks or nicer lunches. We quickly learned to embrace island time and not be in a hurry for meals. We were usually seated outside and just enjoyed the beautiful sun.

We did rent a car (Sixt at El Catey airport) but only used it mostly just to get groceries. Driving was a bit on the wild side in Las Terrenas! But the car was essential for getting groceries, as we cooked in the villa many nights. We also walked into town a number of days to get breakfast provisions at a very nice bakery -- Boulangerie Francaise. All in all, though, we enjoyed being outside of town (where villa is) a great deal more and we were very happy we chose to stay where we did. (The town packed with scooters flying all over the place and lots of noise.)

We did ask Wendy to cook 2 evenings and she was a great cook and it was a wonderful treat. I would recommend that you hire her to cook (clean up included!) at least a time or two. Those evenings were very special.

Wendy also cleaned each morning for a number of hours and Jonathan sat guard duty at night. Each day refills of bottled water were delivered. People came to clean the pool 3 times while we were there as well and another person came and cleaned up the lawn at least twice during our week-long stay. Everyone was friendly and hospitable ad we enjoyed the unusual experience of being waited on!

We so enjoyed just relaxing that we only did one tour-type outing. We went whale watching with Kim Beddall (http://www.whalesamana.com/) and enjoyed it thoroughly. However, do note that the trip to do whale watching required an hour's drive. We hired a driver rather than drive ourselves.

All in all, highly recommended. It was hard to return to snow!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wilson, New York USA
5

A Hidden Gem!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Dominique

We and our guests LOVED the villa........ We still are telling friends about your hidden gem. Everything was spectacular regarding the property in general. Wendy was a highlight of the trip from her cooking to how well she kept the villa, we were so impressed on how quiet she was preparing meals. It was like she wasn't even there. Jonathan the night watchman was very pleasant and polite as well.

Las Terranes is a wonderful place and the people are respectful and helpful. We never felt unsafe or uncomfortable in our travels. We rented 4 wheelers for four days and traveled many miles discovering many beaches and enjoying the beauty of the countryside. We never felt unsafe in our travels day or night! There is so much to do in the area from shopping to nightlife. We highly recommend eating lunch at some of the beach side restaurants. We will be back for another stay at the villa hopefully sooner than later.

We thank you and your staff so much for making our trip one of the most memorable we have taken.

I hope you are having a very happy holiday season! We and our guests LOVED the villa........ We still are telling friends about your hidden gem. Everything was spectacular regarding the property in general. Wendy was a highlight of the trip from her cooking to how well she kept the villa, we were so impressed on how quiet she was preparing meals as well as following dinner with the dishes. Jonathan was very pleasant and polite.

Las Terranes is a wonderful place and the people are respectful and helpful. We never felt unsafe or uncomfortable in our travels. We rented 4 wheelers for four days and traveled many miles discovering many beaches and enjoying the beauty of the countryside. We will be back for another stay at the villa hopefully sooner than later.

We thank you and your staff so much for making our trip one of the most memorable we have taken.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Peninsula de Samana
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Las Cayenas
Nearest Golf
45 Kilometres
Rio San Juan
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Las Cayenas
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Las Ballenas
Car: not necessary

VILLA SAN LUCAS is located in a luxuriant property of palm trees and tropical flowers. Walking distance from the nicest beach of Las Terrenas 'Playa Las Ballenas'. Many beach restaurants and activities close by.

Arrival of the local fishermen's boats everyday before your BBQ party. The Peninsula of Samana has a lot to offer ranging from waterfalls, natural parks, rain forests, whales watching (from Feb to April), deserted sandy beaches and most of all: the famous kindness of Dominican people...

Other activities: kite surfing, horseback riding, mini golf, snorkeling, dive and more.

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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Special offer
28 Aug 2016 - 22 Oct 2016
2 night minimum stay
£166
for 2 nights
From
£378
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,464
 
 
Promotional
23 Oct 2016 - 19 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
£320
for 2 nights
From
£378
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,772
 
 
High season
20 Nov 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,123
for 3 nights
£2,620
 
 
Christmas new eve
21 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,548
for 7 nights
£5,548
 
 
High season
8 Jan 2017 - 8 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,620
for 7 nights
£2,620
 
 
High season
9 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£749
for 2 nights
£2,620
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£1,321
for 4 nights
£2,312
 

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on the Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • near the sea ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , separated toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , separated toilet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , separated toilet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , separated toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Child Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , the twin beds can be put together to become a king bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , the twin beds can be put together to become a king bed
  • Each bedrooms is decorated with great care and is very private the one from the other. Each one has air-conditioning.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • Yard
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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