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Peninsula House

Peninsula House, Las Terrenas

At a Glance

    Pros

  • quiet and remote
  • impeccable guest attention
  • ideal for honeymoons and babymoons

    Cons

  • pricey
  • you may worry that you'll break something
  • some maintenance needed on the wood
  • unmarked entrance, just off a dirt road

Peninsula House Review

The gorgeous Victorian-style plantation house with wraparound verandahs overlooks acres of coconut palms down to the ocean and is one of the best bed-and-breakfasts in the Caribbean. Co-owner Marie-Claude showcases generations' worth of museum-quality sculptures, paintings, and objects d'art, many of which were brought from Asia and the Middle East, and these elevate the rooms and common areas to a fascinating visual experience. Dinner, available only to guests, takes place in the central open-air brick courtyard. The food, both here and at a separate restaurant, The Beach, is exceptional, contemporary cuisine, thanks to the supervision and talent of Marie-Claude's partner, Carey. Admittedly, the cost for a room here is high, especially at a small hotel that does not have full-fledged "resort" amenities—but we'd recommend that you start saving.

    Hotel Details

  • 6 rooms.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 03-12-2014

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