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Tropical Paradise! Beach & Golf Villa, Private Pool at Punta Cana Resort & Club

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 3,800 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3/3.5, sleeps 6-8, walk to beach, private pool, golf, tennis, activities galore!

Experience tropical luxury at the beautiful Villa Tatagua, a three-bedroom private villa within Punta Cana Resort and Club. Miles of pristine beach called Playa Serena (Serene Beach) is located just three blocks away. At the the villa, soaring ceilings and banks of windows and sliding glass doors mean that sunshine pours in, opening onto a sprawling patio and turquoise pool surrounded by palm trees that line the rolling greens of La Cana Golf Course.

Three bedrooms, each with its own en suite bath, sleep 6-8 and are perfect for families or couples traveling together.

Palatial Comfort + Plenty of Activities at Punta Cana Resort and Club

Begin the day with a dip in your own private pool and prepared-for-you breakfast on the patio, then hit the golf course for a round of 9 with incredible views of the Caribbean. Villa Tatagua is located in Tortuga Bay, an award-winning oasis of private single-family homes within Punta Cana Resort and Club.

In addition to incredible natural surroundings – Tortuga Bay is nestled in an ecological reserve – you’ll have your pick of activities: There’s a spa, horseback riding, Segway tours, kite and wind surfing, snorkeling, and tons more. At the nearby Ojos Indigenas, trails lead to twelve freshwater lagoons for a magical swimming experience.

Or let the hours pass on the beautiful, white-sand beach at Playa Serena, sure to provide hours of sandcastle-building fun for little ones. Or let us help you book a private catamaran tour, where you’ll see the wonders of the ocean close-up and personal while you snorkel in the gorgeous blue waters.

We can prepare fresh, delicious meals for you at the villa (guests rave over our local fare!) And if you feel like dining out, the resort offers several world-class restaurants. From fresh-squeezed juices and grown-on-site veggie dishes at Bamboo to grilled steaks and shrimp skewers on the beach at Playa Blanca, there’s something for every taste.

Afterward, enjoy a glass of wine as you watch the sunset from the patio. Then sink into luxe, 500-thread-count sheets with goose-down duvets. Bright, generously sized bedrooms with en suite bathrooms mean plenty of privacy for everyone. The master bathroom includes a separate shower and Jacuzzi tub that's perfect for long, hot soaks.

Friendly, Enthusiastic Service + Tons of Amenities

Before retiring to live my dream in the Dominican Republic, I was a civil engineer in a big American city. I’d visited the Dominican Republic many times, always brought back by the friendly people, beautiful beaches and tropical scenery. Today, I take the love that I have for this island and turn it into top-notch service for my guests, greeting you with a basket of local fruit, a drink, and a tour of the property. And because you’re staying at the island’s best resort, you’ll have access to all the amenities that Punta Cana Resort and Club has to offer.

We’re happy to offer the following services as part of our policy to provide our guests with an unforgettable vacation experience:

Daily housekeeping services

Concierge services

Round-trip transportation to and from Punta Cana International Airport – just five minutes away!


Pool and lounge chairs

Fitness center

Clay tennis courts (extra fees apply)

2 championship golf courses (extra fees apply)

Free Shuttle bus to the Punta Cana Village

Toiletries on arrival by ECO

500 thread-count linens

Extra-comfy beds with goose-down pillows and duvets

BOSE home theater system in master and family room

H.D flat-screen TV in other two bedrooms

Washer and dryer


We can’t wait to show you the best of the Dominican Republic. Get in touch today to be treated like royalty in sun-soaked paradise.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2018

About Eduardo

Hello! I’m Eduardo, the owner of Villa Tatagua in beautiful and tropical Punta Cana Resort and Club.

I am a retired US civil engineer and general contractor and know what it is like to live a stress-filled life in the hustle and bustle of a large city. I had vacationed in the Dominican Republic many times in the past and always found the beautiful beaches, friendly people and tropical scenery so relaxing and inviting. I always found it hard to leave when the vacation was over and couldn’t wait until I could once again return. When I retired, I decided to make a change: I turned one of my favorite vacation spots into my retirement home and am so happy I did!

I bought this Villa 6 years ago and spent several months remodeling it to what it is today…a beautiful 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath, spacious, sun-filled Villa facing hole 2 of La Cana Golf Course and a short walk to Playa Serena, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. I named the home Villa Tatagua in honor of a beautiful beachfront property my parents owned in Cuba.

I have loved every minute of this new life! It is a pleasure getting to know our guests and helping them turn their dream vacation into a reality. Many of our wonderful guests have returned year after year and we have a spotless 5-star review from 20 guests and counting!

My daughter and I will help make your vacation truly memorable. Leave your cares behind and enjoy Paradise!

Eduardo purchased this villa in 2007

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Eduardo,

We are having a lovely time.

Everything is wonderful... my husband and the two boys have been golfing nearly every day and loving it! Adrianna's meals have been wonderful and Chiciquito is also so pleasant and wonderful. We watched USA vs Belgium World Cup at the Westin on Tuesday which was also fun except for the USA loss:(

Everything fantastic. My one daughter and I are going to try some shopping in the San Juan shopping center once we figure out transportation.

Best and thank you for checking in,



Thank you,
Jun 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Punta Cana in La Altagracia Province

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    2nd Bedroom - 2 Large Double Bed
    3rd Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Golf cars available for rent


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average rating of 4.9473686 based on 41 reviews

Nice house. Good staff. Responsive owner

  • 5 of 5


  • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear David it was great having you and your friends at our Villa in Punta Cana. Looking forward to your next visit!
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Everything was Perfect

  • 5 of 5

I booked this trip to celebrate our 30th anniversary and we traveled with our 3 college age children. We arrived mid afternoon at Punta Cana airport. The trip through customs and immigration was a breeze. Be prepared, it costs $10.00 per person to get through immigration. Our driver was waiting in the airport just outside of customs with a sign bearing our name. We took the short ride to the villa and were greeted by Edmund and Rosa. Edmund assisted with our luggage. The home was perfect and the pictures do not do it justice. Rosa and Edmund were there for our everyneed. They preshopped for groceries and had a cold passion fruit punch ready for us when we arrived. We got unpacked and settled and had a nice afternoon beside the pool. We had a lovely dinner prepared by Rosa and Edmond. We had them fix us a late breakfast and Dinner at 6pm daily and snacked during the day. We used the golf carts to go to the beach and other parts of the resort, which is massive. The free WIFI was relatively fast and worked best upstairs and in the downstairs salon. It did not work well in the downstairs bedroom, but that was just not a big deal. Everything was just wonderful, especially the fresh coconut.

We took a taxi and toured a cigar factory, rum distillery and chocolate place. Spent a lot of time poolside and just relaxing. We have been to numerous all inclusive resorts, been on 20 plus cruises and have to say this was one of the most relaxing vacation we have ever had. It was priced in line with an all inclusive resort and an average 7 day cruise (balcony suite).

During our trips away from the villa, we never felt unsafe or exploited. A couple of things if you have never been to the DR. English is not as prevalent in the shops and stores as it is in other travel destinations. If you know a little espanol you can get along just fine. Rosa has limited english and Edmund just smiles when you say anything. They are both polite and gracious and wonderful hosts. Everything was easy to set up and communication with Eduardo the owner was easy and efficient. This will not be our last trip here!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice property in excellent location

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely in a nice area in Punta Cana - Tortuga Bay. It is in a gated area with nice and attentive security. You definitely want at least one golf cart, if not two...depending on the number of people in the house. You are extremely close to the La Cana Golf Course and the Westin Hotel (closest ATM) is nearby. The Golf Course club house is a good place to relax and have a drink with a view of the ocean. Playa Blanca is a nice beach with food/drink service that is right after the Westin Hotel - 7 min. golf cart ride.

We rented a car to tour the area a bit and I would recommend it. Not for everyone, but we liked the ability to move freely from the resort. La Romana, Higuey are a few closer towns to check out. Drove into the mountains from Higuey and to Macao Beach where you can have some fresh food and and drinks - mildly touristy as folks will try to sell you stuff, but still worth a visit.

Rosa (cook) and Chiquitico (house help) were great to have and made the trip even better. They don't speak English, but a translator app works fine. I happened to be with Spanish speaking people, so was easy for us. Rosa is a great cook and it makes it easy to not worry about breakfast or dinner - or the cleanup. Chiquitico was a great resource for ideas of places to go, mixing drinks before dinner and going out to get what you need while you are there. Both very friendly and great to have around.

I recommend this place fully.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Mark , Thank You for your kind words . It was a pleasure to host you and your beautiful family . Thank You for choosing to stay with us for your vacation . Looking foward to your next to Punta Cana Eduardo
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Great Experience

  • 5 of 5

Blessings to Rosa and my pal Chiqutico they helped make this trip a breeze. The food as well as the service was extraordinary complimenting the beautiful villa very well.Iwould love to stay here again and recommend anyone who enjoys great hosoitality to stay here as well!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jonathan, thank you so much for your comments on the Villa and Rosa and Edmond "Chiquitico". Both of they make the stay of our guests at our Villa a wonderful experience. Rosa is a very talented young women making your dining experience a excellent one. It was our pleasure having you and your guests and lookinf foward to your next return. Eduardo
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Well-maintained property with great owner

  • 5 of 5

If you want a relaxing, stress-free vacation, this is it. The house is exactly as described. It is beautifully decorated, clean and well-maintained. The resort is huge, but quiet. The owner, Eduardo, is extremely responsive. He responded to my messages and calls very quickly. We rented a golf cart, which is necessary to get around the resort. There are a number of restaurants on the property, though we opted for the cooking service in-house for breakfast and dinner. Rosa is a fantastic cook. My family had no complaints about the food. And Chiquito would often pop up to make us afternoon cocktails or bring fresh coconuts. There are several beaches on the resort property, all of them uncrowded. We did several excursions and all of them provided transportation. I would recommend a car if you are interested in exploring Punta Cana beyond the property or without booking an excursion. I have rented many properties before and this was one of the best.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Truly Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This villa, the location, Rosa and Chiquito, the owner, Eduardo...everything about our stay is nothing short of FIVE STARS! The Villa exceeded my expectations. It was identical to the photographs and the previous reviews speak the TRUTH! Rosa and Chiquito were definitely a huge part of what made this trip so special. Rosa is so sweet and she CAN COOK! There is nothing like waking up in paradise to someone cooking you a homemade breakfast and cleaning up after you! Chiquito is super friendly and made sure we found our way around the resort. He also makes a hell of a dessert!

Just as the reviews said, the golf carts are a MUST. No need to rent a car, but you HAVE to rent the golf carts. You can explore everything! The pool was also a great part of the trip. It was cleaned every morning and the surrounding trees and view made it very cozy and private.

Lastly, Eduardo. Unfortunately we did not get to meet him as he was away, but he was amazing! Easily communicated through emails, was very organized, and provided a lot of useful information prior to the trip. I cannot say enough wonderful things about this home. I can say without a doubt that if we return we would 100% rent here again.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dominican Republic
San Juan Shopping Center
Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Punta Cana International Airport
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Punta Cana Resort and Club
Nearest Golf
5 Metres
In the Backyard!
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Many Restaurants to Choose from within Punta Cana
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Playa Serena
Car: not necessary

Enjoy a luxurious lifestyle with direct views to Hole 2 of La Cana Golf Course, a PB Dye Design, all while enjoying numerous activities as a guest of our private villa located in exclusive Tortuga Bay in the Punta Cana Resort and Club. If tennis is your game, there is no better place with six Har-Tru tennis courts or enjoy 45 holes of championship golf with 6 ocean front and 14 oceanview holes on Tom Fazio's Corales, and P.B. Dye's La Cana. Other activities for you and your family to enjoy include Segway tours, horseback riding on over 3 miles of white sandy beaches, snorkeling or swimming in the clear turquoise waters. After a wonderful day of fun in the sun, pamper yourself in world renowned Six Senses Spa with relaxing options for the whole family to enjoy.

Our Villa is a 5 minute drive from the airport, 3 blocks from a pristine 3 mile beach aptly named Playa Serena, 2 blocks from the 5-star Boutique Hotel, The Tortuga Bay, which features superb dining options and just steps from the golf course!

The Villa is a non-smoking environment and the perfect getaway for a relaxing, fun-filled, luxurious vacation!

Snorkeling, deep sea fishing, catamaran cruise and other activities can be arranged. Just ask!

PUNTA CANA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: The Punta Cana International Airport, which is just a short ride from the Villa, is exclusively owned and managed by Punta Cana Resort & Club and is the first privately-owned international airport in the world. The airport and its personnel, with its magical charm and distinctive personality, gives the warmest of welcomes to visitors with live music and smiling faces.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £428.64

Payment is only accepted in the quoted currency (US Dollar), unless the currency and amount is specified in advance with Owner.
Property owns golf carts, which are available for rent at a discounted rate for our gues

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.