Property #18: Description
Villa Carolisol is a wonderful private villa on Cofresi Cove near Puerto
Plata in the Dominican Republic.
The 4400 square foot, moorish-style house sits on a gentle slope 50 yards from the beach. It has a private pool, half basketball court and ping-pong. Lina, our housekeeper/cook and Jacob, our houseman, provide 24 hr. coverage.
Cooking, cleaning, laundry, are included in our very reasonable rates., although you are expected to tip.
White stucco, high ceilings, and wrought iron are found throughout the villa.
The second floor houses the main living area with a living room, separate
dining-room, large kitchen with two refrigerators, a back terrace with barbeque and a 33 ft. porch (with hammock) facing the sea and its tradewinds.
Isabel de labrs Torres Mountain with its Cable Car is on the right.
Up the spiral stair case is the third floor turret room with a bath, terrace,
balcony for two, and a breath-taking view. The ground floor has three
bedrooms; two Spanish patios (one with ping-pong) and the service rooms. In all, there are 4.5 bathrooms (not including the service bath).
American management Tours offered.
Golf & riding and the new Ocean World with dolphin-petting are
* Private pool
* TV, VCR and CD
* Linens & towels provided
Attractions and Activities
The Dominican Republic, or Santo Domingo as its often referred to, has been a vacation spot for Europeans and Canadians for many years. Americans are just discovering this beautiful and incredibly interesting destination, which is also one of the most economical in the region and in recent years, the Caribbeans "showcase for democracy.
The scenery is spectacular. It has the highest mountain ; the lowest lake ,which is a salt lake, the oldest city in the new world, Santo Domingo (Columbus landed in the D. R. in 1492) and the most varied landscape with mountains, tropical forests, pine forests, cactus-studded desert, fertile valleys and miles of sandy beaches and off-shore reefs. For nature lovers, there are over 250 species of birds and 5,000 plant species, 1/3 of which are indigenous.
Tradewinds blow towards its east and north coast where we are, and the average temperature is 73 degrees in the winter, rising to 82 in the summer. It rarely goes above 90 degrees.The majority of people speak spanish, but one often hears, english, french, italian, and german. Dominicans are a warm friendly and animated people. They are interested in and helpful to outsiders who are visiting their country.
Puerto Plata is a quaint town with brightly painted houses decorated with Victorian gingerbread. There are many shops and restaurants; the Amber Museum; open air market; the Brugal Rum Distillery, which is open to the public; the Malecon where people gather to stroll and chat or listen to music.Travelers often meet in the central park by noting the towers of San Felipe Church. It is a lively park with the Church on one side, government buildings,cabs, minibuses to other towns, lottery vendors, stores, and a gazebo which sometimes has music . Puerto Plata has casinos also, and discos for those who enjoy dancing.
- Cable TV
- Kids Okay
- Outdoor Pool
- Bath towels
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