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Brand New Ocean View Home, Secure Luxury Samana Village/Marina

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

Brand new 240 square meter 3 bedroom (2 master suites) home right in front of Samaná Bay (famous for whale watching from January to March) in secure new luxury neighborhood that includes a 5-star hotel, spa, restaurants, the famous Café del Mar music lounge and a yacht marina. There are dozens of virgin, beautiful beaches that you can visit in 10 to 30 minutes by boat or drive to, we have a 70' dock also available for use.

Keywords: samana, whale watching, marina, deep sea fishing, cafe del mar, yacht harbor, dominican republic

More Details

Jim Novack
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, papiamento
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 June, 2018

About Jim Novack

We used to live in San Francisco and for the last 12 years have been living in Madrid, Spain and we purchased our dream vacation home in Samaná to spend our summer vacations with our friends, but would like to make it available for other families that we are sure will enjoy it at other times! This last summer we spent 2 months there and had several visitors with kids that absolutely loved it. You should count on renting a 4x4 vehicle to visit the many beaches in the area, but that some of them have challenging access!

Jim Novack purchased this house in 2010

Why Jim Novack chose Samana

Samaná is still a perfect mixture of tropical paradise and civilized comforts, we have good friends in the Dominican Republic that recommended this luxury development for its quality, security and absolute perfect location to boat, fish and lounge on the virgin beaches of white powder and azure ocean water.

What makes this house unique

You have the whole range: lounge on the deck with ocean view, deep sea fishing, sailing, driving by 4x4 or boating to the nearby virgin beaches and dancing at the world-famous Café del Mar in the nearby marina.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on the Samana on the Samaná Province

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King size beds (2) one of them has a pull out bed below for a child, Double Beds (2), Murphy Beds (1) This is a pull out bed under one of the king size beds, for a child or baby.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Gazebo
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
We can help you plan your vacation, because we spent 2 months there last summer and tried and did everything, boating, ziplining, visited the many beaches, etc. with children or without, and will be glad to provide you with all the information...!


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Brand New Ocean View Home, Secure Luxury Samana Village/Marina
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
Bow, NH

Fantastic quiet community

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic off the beaten path location. Quiet safe place. This house worked out perfectly for our two families with teenagers but would also work for families with little kids. Plenty of indoor and outdoor space. Jim was incredibly easy to work with and always accessible by email. Martina was a wonderful help. Nothing better than waking up to some else making breakfast. Plenty of activities to do in the Samana area to keep us busy from discovering deserted beaches to the standard whale watching tours.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent! Amazing stay!

  • 5 of 5

It was a great experience from the beginning to the end!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Costa Rica

Nice vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house is very nice and the area perfect to relax.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magnifica estadía en esta villa

  • 5 of 5

Este fin de semana con mi familia en esta villa fue excelente..está bien equipada..cómoda y muy acogedora.

La atención de Martina fue maravillosa siempre dispuesta y sonriente. Cocina muy bueno.

Volveremos pronto si Dios quiere y ya la he recomendado a otras personas.

Muchas gracias por aceptarnos en su casa,

Familia Vargas Arias

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Samana scape and wonderful in-house service!

  • 4 of 5

We had a blast enjoying the beauty of the Samana attractions and staying in this property had made this trip even more memorable with the convenient location and spacious design of the house.

Jim, the host, had kindly reminded us before arrival, the greatest amenities of the house, which is the wonderful service of Ms. Martina who catered us with so many Dominican dishes that my family still talking about the experience. This was definitely the highly of my entire staying in Dominican Republic.

I would've given this a 5 (or 6 star) rating if I hadn't had the inconvenience of Master BR's air conditioning unit.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I hope to cover as much as possible as I have in the past with other rentals.

We are from Miami and we were visiting some family in the Dominican Republic. We decided to escape the capital (Santo Domingo) and venture out to Samana (much better view and beaches if you ask me). We looked at a couple of rentals but the view from this villa caught my eye. I was really hoping not to be disappointed as this was such a last minute deal, I had no room for error.

The owner: Responded almost immediate after I sent him an email. that alone told me the kind of service I was to receive. He emailed me all local beaches, were to buy food for the weekend, personnel with whom we can coordinate for any extracurricular activities.. you covered all the bases Jim, thumbs way up!.

Price: I wont say how much, but family members who live there and regularly vacation there, were stunned!. well worth every cent! (cheaper than a room in Disney).

Home: Impeccable.. from the beautifully arranged modern/contemporary furniture, to the squeaky clean floors and bathrooms throughout the house. We were ecstatic! (specially the wife).

Pictures: Doesn't do this home any justice, I tried and tried but failed to capture the view this home has to offer, unbelievable!.

Location: Jim's Villa is perfectly located at the beginning of the street where there is a 5 car parking conveniently located next to the home for any visiting guests and family. Because the Villa is the first on the lot, you only have one neighbor to the right (total sweetheart) and no one on the left but views of mountains. We hit the jackpot as far as views are concerned. Villas her offer 180 degree views, maybe. but this Villa is one of few that offer a 270 degree view of the land!, truly amazing.

House Attendant: I wont call her a maid because Martina was family by the end of our short trip. We had breakfast early morning and after a day out on the beach, we had dinner waiting for us. We are from the states and not used to that kind of service so for us, Martina was an angel... and an AWESOME COOK!. She made us her prized Sancocho which was good enough for seconds and thirds!. Though she is included in the rental of the Villa, a well deserved tip goes along way in this industry, so we made sure she'd remember us for the next visit (wink wink).

Overall: This home made such an impression on my family that we all agreed to make this our vacation spot in Samana. Truly blessed for this experience.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Samaná International Airport
Car: recommended

Whale watching from January to March!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house on the Samana, Dominican Republic

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Jun to Nov
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Insurance & Cleaning Fee £44.42

All Taxes and Fees are included as well as daily Housekeeping/Cooking with your items from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Optionally, our housekeeper may stay overnight in her own bedroom downstairs and prepare dinner with the food items you provide, or if you prefer provide all the ingredients and delight you with Dominican specialties like Zancocho, for reasonable additional cost.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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