If you don’t want to just sit by a pool all day at an all inclusive holiday resort where you are encouraged not to leave the compound, but prefer to immerse yourself in the local culture and get out and about to see the real Dominican Republic, then this could be the place for you and we would love to welcome you to our home.
Very close to beautiful Costambar Beach, this lovely 2 bed, 2 bath apartment sleeps 4 people and has recently been completely redecorated and upgraded to offer our guests a relaxed homely atmosphere. Kick off your shoes and make yourselves at home.
Up one flight of stairs the apartment has an open plan living area, a well equipped kitchen with new cooker hood, large dining area and comfortable living space with new 43” smart flat screen TV, DVD player and a varied selection of DVDs. If you have Netflix just log in and you won’t miss your favourite programs.
Newly installed A/C in the entire apartment keeps the whole place beautifully cool and ceiling fans throughout. For your comfort there are made to measure fly screens on all windows.
The master bedroom has air conditioning, 32" flat screen TV and king size bed and ceiling fan. Bedroom 2 has a double bed, air-conditioning, ceiling fan and 32' flat screen TV. Both bedrooms have large built-in wardrobes with plenty of hanging space.
The sofa quickly converts into a double bed, great for an occassional over night guest.
Newly installed glass sliding doors separate the balcony from the main living area to offer greater flexibility .
There is a safe in the closet in the master bedroom and 2 security gates at the entrance to our apartment so you have no worries about security.
We will give you our telephone number before you arrive so if you need to get in touch during your stay we are just a call away. Both English and Spanish are spoken.
Costambar is a small, friendly gated community with a lovely safe beach and plenty of reasonably priced beach bars and restaurants to choose from. Jenny's is a small supermarket just inside the entrance where you can buy most of your day to day requirements and also change foreign currency if you bring cash. There is also an ATM at the store.
Puerto Plata, just a short drive away, has plenty for you to see and do. Check out the old fort, the amber museum or take the cable car up the mountain for a fantastic view over the city and the coastline.
There is a large supermarket on the Malecon called La Sirena where you can buy pretty much everything, and plenty of restaurants to try out. A lovely restaurant in the main square is El Bergantin, which has a great atmosphere and lovely food at a reasonable price.
If you like seafood, Johanny in Maimon is a must. It looks like nothing special on the outside but the fish is fresh and the experience is unique.
Taxi's are available from the airport, many drivers only speak Spanish, which can be a bit of a problem for guests who do not speak the language. If required, we can arrange for an english speaking driver to pick you up when you land and take you directly to the apartment or via the supermarket if you prefer. Payment is made directly to the driver. Please enquire for up to date prices.
For those with their own transport, there is parking at the apartment.
With so much to do and see in the area our apartment is the ideal base from which to explore the treasures and pleasures of this unique island.
Zip lining, 27 waterfalls, catamaran day trip with snorkelling are just a few.
We can even organise scuba diving for you no matter what level of experience you are so if you have a diving qualification or want to learn during your stay this is not a problem. We use a fully qualified PADI dive instructors.
If you want to travel further than the beach but don’t want to do it alone we can arrange anything that takes your fancy. Let us know if you are interested in doing any excursions or activities during your stay we can give you up to date prices.
Costambar beach has been named as one of the best and safest beaches on the north coast and is less than 100 metres away. Beach towels are provided for your use during your stay.
Costambar is now joined to 24 hour electricity, however the inverter, located in the utility area, automatically comes on in the event of power outage, which occasionally happens during heavy storms.
Please note that we do not allow overnight guests unless by prior arrangement. We prefer that guests only smoke in the balcony area. We provide beach towels for you to take down to the beach. Please make sure you only take these, not the ones from the bathrooms. If you wish to keep the windows open please switch off the A/C as to avoid excessive electricity consumption.Get the full listing »