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Villa available July & Auguest, 2017

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

You will not find a better deal on rental and all-inclusive rates at Lifestyle Holiday Vacation Club in the Dominican Republic than from us. We are Chairman's Circle members of the resort. Which means as our guest you will receive all our benefits-higher than any others. All-inclusive fees on villa reservations are $95.00 per day per adult. There is also a $10 per day per adult guest fee that started January 1, 2016. One-half price for children 3 up to 12, for children under 3 there is no charge. This includes all meals and beverages to include alcohol. Please note that the all-inclusive fee is mandatory. This is so the resort can regulate the access to the resort.

Enjoy the time of your life in your private Villa at Lifestyle Holidays Resort in Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. One of the top vacation locations in the world (as reported by the New York Times). Puerto Plata is located on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The Crown Villas are the jewel of the Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, setting the standard in service and features that are beyond compare. These luxurious five-star villas offers a unique accommodations experience. All villas are in spectacular private residences that provide the easy relaxed ambience of the Caribbean in an opulent and elegant setting, situated perfectly atop beautiful green hills or soaring sea cliffs. Every comfort and luxury has been carefully crafted to make vacationing in a Lifestyle Holiday Vacation Club Crown Villa one of the most relaxing, enjoyable and satisfying experiences ever.

Each villa is unique in design and décor; yet all offer the highest standards of amenities such as private pool, superb location, multiple suites with private baths, and each Villa comes complete with dedicated personal maid service to pamper you and a chef to cook your breakfast, you also have 14 All-Inclusive restaurants to choose from.

With a compliment of luxurious private villas, The Crown Villas offer a matchless vacation experience for the most discriminating traveler. All villas have air conditioning, cable television, phones, and ceiling fans, while the décor has a distinctive Caribbean flair, featuring rattan, natural wicker and exotic bamboo. Shaded patios and verandas provide a relaxing place to gather.

All of our guests will receive Gold bracelets. All exclusive VIP members’ only facilities are included in this amazing price. VIP World Complex. VIP Gourmet Restaurants. VIP Cafe, VIP Beaches, all bars serve top international branded alcohol. As I said earlier the all-inclusive fee is $95.00 per person per day for adults, plus the $10 per day per person guest fee for adults. Children 3 up to 12 50% of adult price, and children under 3 are at no charge.

Other amenities included:

Direct access to five spectacular beaches, Serenity Beach, Harmony Beach, Lifestlye Beach, VIP Beach, and NV Beach.

• Your own PRIVATE swimming pool, in addition to the resorts huge pools that include exclusive kids pool area’s.

• Breakfast cooked-to-order by your very own chef

• Fully equipped kitchen: refrigerator stocked with bottled water, soft drinks, juices and beer; wine and your choice of liquor delivered to your Villa.

• 24 hour food and beverages services to your Villa.

• Satellite or Cable Televisions with VCR/DVD/CD and Video/Audio Library

• VIP Round Trip Van transportation from and to the Puerto Plata Airport (POP).

• All meals (breakfast, snack, lunch, snack, dinner, snack) with a la Carte dining at Specialty Restaurants, reservations required, dining times 6, 7 and 8PM.

• Tickets to Ocean World.

• A guaranteed golf cart for your exclusive use.

• Non-Motorized activities, including Snorkling Equipment, Boogie Boards, Kayaks, Tennis Courts, Basketball court, beach Volleyball court, Health Club, 2 Gyms, Life Size Chess Game,


• Kid’s Club and Kid’s Art Club

• Supervised Kid’s Club Opened Daily

from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and

from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

• Daily Activities Program for Children 4 to 12 years old

• Two Children’s Pools

• Mini-Disco

• Teen’s Activities

• Playground

We suggest you stay at least of four nights, you can arrive any day of the week. To enjoy all the activities offered you should probably stay a week. We are confident you will want to return.

More Details

Jim Karleskint
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 January, 2017

About Jim Karleskint

Hi, we are Jim & Dee from the Kansas City area. When we first visited the Dominican Republic, we absolutely fell in love with it, and Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club. The home resort is located in Puerto Plata on the north shore of the Dominican Republic. We have also visited the resort in Punta Cana, which is on the south shore of the Dominican Republic. All these trips to these resorts have been dreams come true.

We are members of the Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club. Our membership in the resort (Mega Shareholder), allows us to offer our guests discounted prices for the many different accommodations at these locations. The accommodations in Puerto Plata range from a junior suite to a luxurious villa with a private pool. The location in Punta Cana have accommodations from junior suite to one or two bedroom suites. As our guest you will be a VIP guest and have access to to exclusive clubs and VIP amenities which will make your vacation a truly special one to remember. The resorts have a mandatory all-inclusive fee which vary from location and type of accommodation.We are confident you will too fall in love with Lifestyle Holiday Vacation resorts.

We work hard to provide you with the best service to help you enjoy your vacation(s).

Jim & Dee

Jim Karleskint purchased this villa in 2013

Guestbook comments from the owner

What an amazing vacation!!! If you are looking for a place that makes you feel like you are a VIP.....this is it! The food was AMAZING, the beaches spectacular, the villas were beautiful, the people were so friendly....I could go on and on. My family got to experience things here that we had never been able to experience....and we can't wait to get back!

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

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Included in Price
  • Dinner - Included in Price
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

Villa available July & Auguest, 2017
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 12 reviews

Great communication and Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was the first in the Dominican Republic as well as the first time staying in a resort Villa. Jim was very informative and responsive. The checkin process was very quick and straight forward, I traveled with two friends we're all men in the 30's we received a drink at check in and felt welcomed from the moment we arrived. Everything in the description about what to expect was correct. We had a private villa with a private pool, maid service everyday, cooked breakfast which was great and way better then the breakfast buffet in which we also tried, the refrigerator was stocked with juices, water, sodas and beer. There was also a radio to stream music. The space in the villa was great. We received a golf cart which helped to navigate around the resort. The resort also had plenty of pools, access to the beach , food and drinks. It also had a couple duty free stores which came in handy. I'm definitely planning on heading back there in the beginning of the year. I didn't get the chance to go to ocean world so I cant comment on it. I did go check out club ice which i thought was pretty decent, its alot of reggaeton, reggae and hiphop which I enjoyed since I'm carribean, the age group varied but i would say the majority of the crowd was young adults.I didn't get to use the airport shuttle service because I rented a car so that i could tour the area during the day which I would recommend anyone who is looking to get off of the resort to do, my gps on my phone worked fined I had no delays or anything so I didnt need to rent a gps. My only take back from the trip is that every morning representatives from the resort would be knocking on the villa door before housekeeping arrived waking me up 😕 attempting to take me on tours and seminars which i was not interested in since I was on vacation to get away from seminars and meetings.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Impressive Resort, Excellent Service

  • 5 of 5

My family, friends, and I recently returned from a ten-day trip to the Lifestyles Holiday Vacation Resort. I must say that I was very impressed and we all absolutely loved our trip. First, I want to recognize Jim’s professionalism, sincerity, and trustworthiness. It is understandable to be wary when booking a vacation stay outside your home country, but I never once felt insecure working with Jim on this reservation. We plan to return to the resort next year and will definitely book through Jim again if possible.

The sprawling resort is immaculate and the staff very accommodating and friendly. The beauty of the numerous beach areas was surpassed only by the smiles on the faces of the beautiful, attentive staff. We quickly made friends that will last a lifetime. The private villas were nicely appointed and very clean. It was pleasant to have breakfast made especially for us to enjoy on the veranda. The private pool was cleaned and maintained each morning. We wanted for nothing during our stay. Our personal concierge, Jhon, made our dinner reservations and ensured we had everything we needed each day. The staff called each day to ensure our refrigerator was stocked appropriately, and a quick call to the transportation desk delivered very prompt service. In fact, we had to make sure that we were ready to leave when we needed shuttle service for the entire group because they were there before we could walk to the curb. We felt very safe in the environment. Every corner of the villa complex has a manned security guard station 24 hours per day.

We opted to take the half-day snorkeling tour excursion to Sousa Bay. The crew was wonderful, and we had a great experience.

The only negative experience we had was with registration at the resort. Our group arrived in stages and that understandably confused the registration staff. One worker became unfriendly as our last group arrived, making our guests a little uneasy. However, they learned quickly that the interaction was definitely not representative of the service or anyone else we encountered at the resort. We experienced consistent 5-star service throughout. We would recommend Lifestyles Holiday Vacation Resort in Puerto Plata to anyone desiring an affordable, luxury vacation. After ten days we found ourselves longing for additional time at the resort. There is truly something for everyone.

Thank you Jim for this wonderful opportunity to experience the resort with VIP access.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Villa was nice, had a good time

  • 4 of 5

The 5 of us had a great time drinking on the beach and in the private pool. Jim is great to work with and provided us with detailed information about travelling to/from the resort, and things to do while at the resort. We were fortunate enough to be there at the same time as Jim, who was kind enough to show us around and take us to dinner.


The villa was very clean. Rosa, our cook and cleaning lady, did a great job making breakfast. And the breakfast juices were really good.

Upon arrival we each got a bottle of liquor that we chose. It was nice to have the option to drink in the villa.

The entertainment at the coliseum was fun. There was a Michael Jackson tribute concert that we missed, but could hear it while swimming in our pool which was fun.


They only gave us 2 beers per room though, which was wiped out the first night. We went off the resort and bought a crate of beer to sustain us for our stay because it took them too long to restock the fridge.

The shower in the upstairs bathroom would not get warm. We told the VIP person about this the first day and they sent someone to work on it but it wasn’t fixed. It wasn’t a huge deal, as we could just shower in one of the other bathrooms.

The first golf cart that we were given broke down on us 3 times in the first day and a half. We asked for a replacement and the manager denied us. My husband had to argue with him for a while until they finally gave in.

I wouldn’t say I am a heavy drinker, but the drinks served at the beach bars barely even got me tipsy. I was told by another patron that if you stand at the bar while they make your drinks they’ll make them stronger.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing vacation

  • 5 of 5

Amazing house, amazing views, wonderful housekeeper, Jim is great to work with and helpful with all the arrangements. We had our own golf cart, breakfast at the house every morning and then the other 2 meals at one of many places on the resort. Our fridge was replenished with drinks daily, and the housekeeper went out of her way to help with whatever we needed. It was great, and I would go back again any time! Very much a luxury vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Would for sure return!

  • 4 of 5

We had a fabulous time at the property. Our experience here was a first. We had never been here before. The Dominican is an amazing place to visit. LifeStyles Holiday Vacation Club is an amazing place. The Property itself is fantastically kept and manicured very well. I was able to find this property by using VRBO.com. We were going with another family. It was their 20th wedding anniversary and we decided their family of 4 and our family of 4 would have a great time vacationing together. So, we booked a villa with 4 bedrooms. The Villas are decent. They are not kept up to the level of the rest of the property by no means. There are cracks in walls, old fixtures, and very poor air conditioning systems (we are gringos of course). However, they send a maid every morning to not only cook your family breakfast, but to clean and prepare the Villa for the evening. The staff at the Resort runs on what i like to call "Dominican Time." 5 minutes in Dominican Minutes could be awhile. Their english isnt very good either, but for the most part they will bend over backwards to help you! Got to love their effort. That brings me to the facilities. You could eat food off the walkways!!! The staff does an amazing job and on a "daily" basis of cleaning an manicuring the HUGE HUGE Resort. For this reason alone, we cant wait to return. I would highly recommend this resort. Hope to see you there soon myself!!!


  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our first time to Dominican and our first all-inclusive vacation

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I wanted to find a great vacation spot that was all inclusive. We had never experienced an all-inclusive vacation before. We found this opportunity to go spend a week in the beautiful Dominican Republic, Puerto Plata Lifestyle resort. We decided to really spoil ourselves and rented a 3 bedroom Villa. It was like having your own house, with a golf cart to drive AND a personal Chef that fixed you breakfast in your villa each morning. The villa also comes with your own private pool and maid service. We booked our travel through Jim and Dee Karleskint. They are both very help as we had a lot of questions. They provided suggestions on flights, information about the different accommodation options, answered lots of questions about the facilities, tipping (when or if, how much). We ate at several different restaurants (never disappointed). Each restaurant was helpful finding gluten free options for my wife. The selection of beaches, bars and little places to grab a bite of food was great. We were treated like VIP’s all week. We really enjoyed going to the beaches to relax in the warm sun. We also went to Ocean World (like a small Sea World) that is down the road from the resort. We did the behind the scenes tour and got up close and kissed by a Sea Lion. We did two excursions during the week and I highly recommend both! The first was a bucket list item for my wife, to ride horses on the beach and in the water. Jim and Dee know the gal that owns this excursion. It was beautiful and so much fun. The second excursion was Monkey Jungle zip lining. You zip on 7 different lines which are great, then you spend about an hour in a Monkey habitat with about 50 squirrel monkeys that will come sit on your arms, shoulders and head! You hold a plate a food and they will come! This was a great week and we will be back again. Without question we will book through Jim and Dee. One last point on this trip, we took a set amount of cash for the excursions, tips, souvenirs and never once used a credit card because all food, drinks and lodging are paid. So no big credit card bills followed us home! But I sure do miss having my breakfast ready and waiting in the morning now that we are back home! Thanks Jim and Dee for working with us!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa on the Cofresi, Dominican Republic

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

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Cancellation Policy:
Full refund of deposit if cancelled 95 days prior to stay, 50% refund if cancelled 35 days prior to stay.

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100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Car: not necessary


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