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- for all its grandeur and size, it's as laid-back as the garden hammock
- sumptuous master suites have gas fireplaces
- security guards are in place 24 hours
- beach is rocky and requires reef shoes
- two Great Danes live on-site
- the staff of eight can be a bit much
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Villa Castellamonte Review
When not rented in its entirety, this elegant villa in Orchid Bay Estates operates as a high-end B&B. All eight bedrooms face the pool complex and have been recently updated. You can swim in the zero-entry pool, bubble in the Jacuzzi, or descend the stairway that leads to a semiprivate, golden beach. The home offers as many diversions and amenities as a beach resort (including a well-stocked wine cellar); the caring staff makes it feel like home. Kids are welcome and love the game room, karaoke, shuffleboard, and more. Meals can be arranged (as can spa services) à la casa. Airport transfers are available from Puerto Plata, too.
- Address: Orchid Bay Estates, Casa #10, Cabrera | Map It
- Phone: 809/223–1072 cell; 888/589–8455 U.S./Canada toll free; 702/900–3121 U.S. direct
- Website: www.villa-castellamonte.com
- Location: Cabrera
- 8 rooms.
- Rate includes breakfast, some meals, all meals.
- Credit cards accepted.
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