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ESPECTACULAR VILLA MO- Great Discounts in May !!

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 400 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Very Cozy Villa, Home away from Home, Excellent Service

Come, enjoy and relax in this beautiful decorated open spaced ocean front Villa. Let yourself be delighted by its white sands and pristine clear 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 waves 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 Las Terrenas, Coson, Playa Bonita, Las Galeras, Playa Rincon, and other attractions like La Cascada del Limon (Limon Waterfalls), Zip Lines, Excursions to our Natural Park Los Haitises, and Whale watching (Jan-Apr). Many others.

We help you book your excursions and offer all the information needed thru our Local Guides.

La Bodega de Portillo is a small well supplied supermarket at walking distance from the Villa. It's a family owned business since 1953. This is a MUST if you are in the area. It avoids paying for a taxi or the hassle of Las Terrenas town by car. They deliver groceries to the Villa. Ask the housekeeper.

Our Villa:

Bedroom 1

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

Bedroom 2

2 Queen Beds, Bathroom, Walk-in Closet, Air Conditioning, 2 Ceiling Fans, Ocean view

Bedroom 3- First Level

2 Queen Beds, Bathroom, Walk-in Closet, 2 Ceiling Fans, TV, Air Conditioning, Crib (Pack n' Play), 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.


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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More Details

Monica Paiewonsky de Almanzar
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 March, 2017

About Monica Paiewonsky de Almanzar

DREAMS DO COME TRUE !!!! It was always our goal and dream to semi retire in this place we call PARADISE. After 30 years, it became a reality.

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 chilhood years, my parents lived here, when there were no roads, electricity or water supply. We used to come here by boat from Puerto Plata (North part of Island) or crossing the mountains (in Samana) by horses, a 4-5 hours ride, a real challenge and experience for my older sisters and myself.. After going back to Puerto Plata for school, we always came back and spent all summers, and special occasions here. My most wonderful 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, our mother and daughter Shitzsu dogs, Ali and Gia, after my own children were grown up, independent and away from home. IT IS OUR REAL PARADISE ON EARTH.

What makes this villa unique

A very short walk- 1 minute - to a almost private beach

No crowds at any time

Fresh Seafood every day at our local Fish Market in Las Terrenas

Wonderful to relax

Great for Families with children

Inside Gated Residential Area

Very Tropical Landscape.

Need nightlife and other activities? Las Terrenas Village, 5 km away from the Villa, is a very unique, bohemian chic experience with a big mix of local Dominicans, Americans, French, Italian, Spanish, German and other Europeans living here full time, this makes the town of Las Terrenas an upscale Caribbean experience with amazing fine dining in wonderful restaurants along the coast, night clubs, bars and amazing bakeries where you can find very good fresh baked bread and pastries.

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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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in La Iglesia in Las Terrenas

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 400 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 12
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
  • 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
  • All bedrooms have 2 queen sized bed, air conditioning, 2 ceiling fans, private bathroom and walk in closet. We have a Graco Pack n' Play for small children.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 12 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • 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
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.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(55 traveller reviews)

ESPECTACULAR VILLA MO- Great Discounts in May !!
average rating of 4.981818 based on 62 reviews

Great experience The beach is breathtaking. The owner and Yadi amazing. Will come back!!!.

  • 5 of 5

Great property

  • Review Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We can't wait to go back!

  • 5 of 5

We visited Villa Mo from Boston with our 5 children (ages 11, 10, 8, 2 and 3 months) and our parents who met us there from Florida. We cannot say enough good things about our stay there. Monica was welcoming and on top of all of our requests (even coordinating with us in advance to have groceries ready for our arrival) and our cook (Yani) and all of her helpers were just outstanding. Their food is delicious! The house is gorgeous (less than a minute from the beautiful, quiet and almost private beach.) We enjoyed the quick tour of the town (and getting fresh fish from the fish market) where Monica took us on the first day. We are already looking forward to coming back to this beautiful piece of paradise!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous house with beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

You could not pick a better vacation house than Villa Mo. I have stayed at numerous Caribbean beach rentals, but they all fall short compared to Villa Mo. The house is open and inviting, room to be with a large group, or you can find a private nook. The outside is part of the house with wrap around decks with great views of the ocean. The bedrooms were spacious with great en suite bathrooms. We brought our 14 month old son, there was a crib for him to sleep in and the house was baby friendly. You could also enjoy the house adults only! Yanni is such a treasure, her cooking is delicious and she is incredibly sweet. Monica is a wonderful host, she goes out of her way to make sure your stay is perfect. The beach is great, easily accessible with nice sand and blue water. The pool is also a great feature. The only thing you will want at Villa Mo is a longer stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Villa Mo!

  • 5 of 5

I don't really want to write a review, because if I am then honest then it will encourage people to stay here...and I want it for myself!!

Oh well, against my better judgement;

Monica is a wonderful host, always in the background respecting one's privacy but happy to help out on a moments notice. Yanni, cook / cleaner, feels like a member of the family to us after two visits to the property..although she seems to have trouble finding the butter every day, so if you stay (and if your Spanish is good) then ask her where it is will you??

Villa Mo is quiet, peaceful, happy, and a 45 second stroll away from the beach. Walking, Kiting, Kayaking, Sailing and some OK snorkeling all within walking distance. We rented a kayak from the resort 1/2 mile down the beach for $10US / hour. Surfing beaches are a short dive away, as are diving trips, fishing trips etc. This was our 20th trip to the Caribbean! ... and without a doubt the most relaxing and enjoyable ,not to mention excellent value for money. Thanks Monica and Yanni, we miss you, and see you again at Xmas!!. xoxoxo

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in Villa Mo for 7days and had a terrific time. The owner Monica is very helpful and friendly. The villa was clean and had a good location. The beach was 50 seconds away from Villa and almost a private beach. You can not imagine the beautiful color of ocean and also see the tropical fish around the coral reef. The cook and helper, Yani was a great and her dishes were extra ordinary. We over ate each time and still miss her taco! I highly recommend Villa Mo and you would not regret to choose it for your vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Place, Amazing Family Time

  • 5 of 5

First time staying at Villa Mo and it was the highlight of my Dominican Vacation. Let's start with the location of the villa as per my brother it takes 53 seconds to get to the beach (he recorded a video from the house to the beach). A great location only minutes from town. The owner and her beautiful dogs were there to welcome us and her staff was so amazing always making sure that we was happy at all time and cooking some amazing food. My family and I are going to come back soon to Villa Mo and would tell all of you guys out there to stay in this villa and see what I'm talking about.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in La Iglesia, Dominican Republic North Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Weekly March
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Easter Week
8 Apr 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Labor Day Wkend
28 Apr 2017 - 1 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Best Rate-Special Discount
2 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Constitution Wkend
3 Nov 2017 - 6 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Pre Christmas
10 Dec 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
New Year's
28 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £403
Pet Fee £81

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 for a week or more.
Rates are based on 8 guests (including children). Additional guests, please talk to owner.
Monthly Rate only during May, September and October. Please talk to owner.
Check in is at 3-4 pm
Check out is 11 am-Noon

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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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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