Look No Further as this is an Excellent Deal...Best Value for your Money!!!!!
Your self-catering apartment is located in El Dorado Village which is a modern village on the East coast of the Dominican Republic, in the town of Bavaro and only 15 minutes from the International Airport of Punta Cana. It is situated ONLY about 300 meters (6 minutes walk) from the fine white sands of Bavaro beach where you can go for beautiful relaxing walks. A car is not needed as you can also find numerous restaurants, bars, grocery stores and shops within walking distance.
Your studio has a kitchen, washing machine/dryer, air conditioned, ceiling fan, private spacious balcony with a partial view of the swimming pool, sliding screen door to prevent insects from coming inside the studio, a queen size bed, sofa-bed, cable tv, hairdryer and an iron/ironing board . You will be provided with an initial supply of fresh, clean towels and linen. There will be no soap or shampoo however you can buy these products at the convenience store/grocery just steps away. There will be nobody cleaning your studio during your stay unless you pay for housekeeping services which is a daily rate of US$60.(optional)
Electricity is NOT included in the quoted price. Weekly electricity ranges from US$30-$70 per week or monthly electricity ranges from US$120-300 per month depending on your consumption. You will have to pay for the electricity in US$ cash at the end of your stay. There is a US$200 cash security deposit to be collected upon arrival refundable upon check out provided there are no damages to the studio. If you wish to have internet inside your studio there is a $50 connection fee per month. There is free use of internet in the coffee shop located next to your studio.
The residential community of El Dorado Village has free private parking, garden with swimming pool, 24 hour security. Inside the village there are shops including a pharmacy, grocery store, salon, and restaurants with international and local cuisine, boutiques and others. Hang out at your own Beach Club at the Bamboo bar where you can be served breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Although your studio (2nd floor) does not have wireless internet inside, the bakery/coffee shop on the ground floor has free wireless internet so treat yourself to a light meal while surfing the web. If you wish to have internet inside your studio there is a $50 connection fee per month. You will also have access to air conditioned gym costing a one time fee of $32 per person which covers your entire stay(optional).
You are in the ideal community since it is just a 6 minutes walk to the beach and comes with all of the necessary amenities.
A 5 minute drive will get you to the Cocotal Golf Club and the Palma Real Shopping Village home to the Hard Rock Cafe, Tony Romas, Sushi, movie theatre, banks and many stores that cater to distinctive international and local tastes. El Dorado is the ideal spot for those you like convenience and comfort within their fingertips and easy access to the beach.
Other nearby attractions include horseback riding, diving, boat tours & water sports. There are many excursion companies within the area so you can review their offerings for para sailing, deep sea fishing, windsurfing, snorkeling, zip line adventures and scuba diving.
PLEASE NOTE THE ABOVE RATES DO NOT INCLUDE THE ELECTRICITY FEE. YOU WILL HAVE TO PAY FOR THE ELECTRICITY FEE AT THE END OF YOUR STAY IN US$ CASH. The electricity rates depend on your consumption and it averages between US$5-$10 per day.
I can arrange shuttle transportation to and from airport to your studio at $40 each way. This mini van can hold 4 persons comfortably with all luggage. Let me know if you are interested as I will need your flight details. I f you are arriving after 6:30pm there is a $20 check in fee. There is a US$200 cash security deposit to be collected upon arrival refundable upon check out provided there are no damages to the studio....Read more
Please note: these rates exclude taxes and fees and may vary depending on the length of your stay. Rates are also subject to change at the [owner/manager]’s discretion.
Additional notes from the owner
The studio has 1 queen size bed and a sofa bed.
The above rates INCLUDE all taxes and the exit cleaning fee however it does NOT include electricity and it ranges from US$5-10 per day depending on your consumption. You will have to pay for the electricity in US$ cash at the end of your stay.
Super Deal !! There is a US$200 cash security deposit refundable upon check out provided there are no damages to the studio.
Left on 11/17/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Nov 17, 2011Stayed Oct 2011
I stayed in this studio apartment in October and thouroughly enjoyed my stay. The owner was easy to work with and the property managers are prompt and friendly.
The studio is fully furnished and the kitchen has full equipment...all electronis, air conditioning, etc work well.
You will enjoy the location of this studio...close to everything and near the beach.
All in all a very good experience...I told a friend about this place and he has booked for a week.
Thanks, Rafeek, Eugenia and Verna!
Thank you so much Monty for taking the time to write a review...it was indeed a pleasure having you. We all appreciated your stay and thanks for recommending your friend as well.
All the best,
Abdel, Verna & Eugenie
"Excellent! Great service! Couldnt be more happy!!!"
Left on 04/16/2011 for a stay in April 2011 | AndyReviewed Apr 16, 2011Stayed Apr 2011
We booked our stay with not knowing a whole lot about the area and we were extremely happy with the apartment and the location!!! The ocean was closer than we expected (maybe a 5 min. walk or less!) There was a cool bar, a market, and a bakery with wi-fi access just down the stairs and across the common area. Awesome place to stay! We dont ever expect a lot from our room when we travel because we try to book inexpensive places but this place was great!
"Our vacation was so lovely, relaxing and refreshing."
Left on 03/20/2011 for a stay in March 2011 | Carolyn WakefieldReviewed Mar 20, 2011Stayed Mar 2011
From the moment we arrived, I knew this was going to be a lovely, much need "time out." Everything was as it was presented, and more!
We became oriented to the community very quickly and always felt safe, even if some things were a different from the USa. Bur really, isn't that part of why one travels? To experience cultural differences as similarities.
Everyone we crossed paths with seemed to be enjoying themselves. What's not to enjoy? We had lovely weather. The air and water were perfect temperature.
We lacked for nothing and this was a very economical vacation. The biggest decision we had to make every day after our five minute walk to the beach was, "Should we go to the left, or the right today?"
I spent a few mornings relaxing and swimming in the very clean pool in the El Dorado Complex. Everything we needed was right there: groceries, wi/fi cafe/bakery, restaurants, pharmacy, money exchange and numerous other stores and services were available.
There were several local beach front restaurants and bars that offered plenty of comfy lounge chairs and shade, as well as roped off areas to swim. We never felt pressured to continually buy food or beverages, but the staff was always very accommodating and greeted us with sincere gratitude upon our arrival.
The tropical climate suited us very well. I could go on and on, but well...you should just go and experience this delightful spot yourself!
The most difficult part of the trip was making the decision to actually get on the airplane to return home. **sigh**
Left on 02/24/2011 for a stay in February 2011 | BailarStarReviewed Feb 24, 2011Stayed Feb 2011
From the moment we arrived at the airport, the driver was waiting for us. He was kind and efficient (as we were late and in a hurry because of our own planning). Eugenie was ready for our arrival and gave us a quick tour and was very pleasant and funny. The room was very clean with lots of clean linens and towels. Lots of amenities within the complex including a bakery, pharmacy, restaurant and very well kept pools. The beach was no more than 5 minutes away and was very well maintained also. The entire experience was enjoyable from start to finish. My friend and I will absolutely be returning to this same studio the next time we return to punta cana - within the next few months!
Left on 01/31/2011 for a stay in January 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jan 31, 2011Stayed Jan 2011
just a quick report: got a special stay in Bavaro at the Studio of Mr Rafeek - perfect location - absolute silence in the middle of Bavaro - perfect access to all facilities and beaches (wonderful beaches) - and extreme care/nice people. really enjoy. please consider to take this opportunity for Your next vacation! Paola alboni
"A nice alternative to the all-inclusive resort experience!"
Left on 01/16/2011 for a stay in December 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jan 16, 2011Stayed Dec 2010
We thoroughly enjoyed our 9 day stay at the Eldorado condo near Bavaro Beach. The owner's contact person is courteous and helpful and the apartment is exactly as pictured on the Homeaway website, comfortable,compact, clean and safe. We spent most of our time outdoors on the spacious balcony. The pool is nice and we usually had it to ourselves. There is a little supermarket with lots of European imported products as well as a fine selection of fresh meat and cheeses. There are several restaurants within walking distance, everything from seafood to middle-eastern fare. Our favourite spot was the bakery downstairs from the apartment which sells lovely pastries, ready-made sandwiches and delicious coffee and espresso. The patio has wifi so you can join both locals and ex pats and travellers skyping loved ones back home in a multitude of languages. The beach is only a few minutes away and we found a public beach
between resorts where we slung our hammock between 2 palm trees. There are a few beach chairs but it's first come first served so better get there before lunch. If you're not into the all-inclusive experience and don't mind being woken by a rooster in the early morning (we loved it!) then this is the place for you!
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