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“Extraordinary, Don't Stay Anywhere Else!!!”
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FALCONA is our second floor apartment with a bird's eye view of the ocean. Our residence has a spacious pool area with lounge chairs and barbeque,
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Living Room and kitchen in the background.
FALCONA is our second floor apartment with a bird's eye view of the ocean.
Our residence has a spacious pool area with lounge chairs and barbeque,
Living room & dining area which seats six.
Ocean view from the dining table.
Fully equipped kitchen.
Master with a King bed and mountain view.
Master bedroom opens to the bathroom.
Second bedroom has a Queen that can come apart for two singles.
Second room with beds apart. We can add a cot to sleep a total of three children.
Pool area by day.
Pool area at sunset.
The infinity pool virtually cascading into the ocean in the distance.
Monte Placido Central Savannah.
We have lovely gardens.
Let us reserve a relaxing massage for you.
Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio on site and open to guests.
Workout area with sea view.
Stairs leading to upper cave chamber.
Inner chamber, quiet and cool for meditation.
Amazing rock formations.
Monte Placido on a hill above the sea
Drive up to our hilltop residence
Rental vehicles on site or our guests.
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Villa -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Las Terrenas, Samana Province, Dominican Republic

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“Extraordinary, Don't Stay Anywhere Else!!!”
Reviewed 5 March 2014 for a stay in February 2014
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The pictures of Monte Placido can't do it justice! Don't go to some all-inclusive cookie cutter resort, don't do it! Rent a car, and let these folks help you arrange your adventures. Don and Diana make everything so easy, they are so very good at what they do. This magical place sits high above the village of Barbacoa right outside Las Terrenas. The views are sweeping ocean and rural pastures, and you sit above a huge expanse of coconut trees. We stayed in Falcona, and the balcony there is one of my favorite places on the planet, and I have been to a lot of places! Every morning flocks of white birds fly underneath you up towards the mtns. behind and every evening they return to a stand of trees by the sea. The vultures soar beneath you, the village children play baseball in the horse pasture below, and you feel the pulse of the people and the land. The local fisherman brings his catch of the day for you to select (we had the langoustine, oh baby), and grill by the infinity pool. The landscaping is just gorgeous, and the people who work there are wonderful. Get out of your comfort zone, don't endure another boring buffet, and head to Monte Placido!

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Liked least: Having to leave.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
16 Dec 2014
If you don't want to eat in and enjoy Freddy's catch of the day. Don't worry all the restaurants in Las Terrenas are only a short drive away. Also enjoy the fish shacks on the beaches of Playa Valle or Playa Rincon like as did Anthony Bourdain from Travel and CNN channels. We will show you how to get to these most pristine beaches.
As our guest mentioned FALCONA is just 1 of 6 properties on MONTE PLACIDO. Our budget friendly studio for a single or just two. Or our other spacious villas for up to 8 or evem more if rented together as we do for yoga retreats.
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NYC
Reviewed 13 February 2014 for a stay in January 2014

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Management Response
8 Apr 2015
Yes JET BLUE through JFK but the many coonect there coming form new England and elsewhere. Alos for the Canadians Samana is also served by Air Canana and Westjet from Toronto and Montreal....Samana only 40 minute drive form us.. we will organize airport transfer for you be it with local rental car agency (like Enterprisee0 or with a taxi..
See you soon
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Stockholm
Reviewed 6 February 2014 for a stay in January 2014

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Management Response
8 Apr 2015
Short and ot he point- see other reviews that will give you much more information
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Denmark
Reviewed 5 February 2014 for a stay in January 2014

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Management Response
7 Jun 2015
Thank you. your review is short but to the point.
As our guest mentions we have 6 villas to choose from to stay on MONTE PLACIDO our little mountain gated residence. We can accommodate from 1 up to 23 guests (if group)
5055533 Villa Magnolia up up to 6 guests
4975181 Villa Lilka for 1 to 2 guests with a/c
3479406 Villa Rosa for 1 to 2 guests our budget friendly unit
5025554 Villa Gardenia from 2 to 7 our budget friendly unit
4977305 Villa Jasmin from 2 to 7 great ocean view
3759618 Villa Falcona from 2 to 6 great ocean view
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St. Louis
Reviewed 20 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014

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Management Response
20 Jan 2014
Thank You Kathy,
Such detailed reviews really help future guests to know what to expect.
Dining, touring, beaches, facilities, location services, environment ... you said it all... Thank you!
You are right a 4x4 is a PLUS but standard 2x2s will be more economical and get you everywhere. The latest roads that needed help (Playas Rincon and Valle) have just been fixed. If it just rained a 4x4 is more practical to come up but then again we have plenty of sunshine to dry things off. In any case, we have our own two 4x4s that we rent exclusively to our guests and an ATV and motorbikes for those that are more adventurous.
For future guests. Kathy and her family used a shuttle from Punta Cana to Samana. It is quite practical.
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