The Dominican Republic undeniably is one of the best destinations to visit in the Caribbean. Besides of having an endless collection of the best hotel chains in the world that rank from affordable resorts to luxurious boutique hotels, the island is also being known for having luxury villas and beach condos that offer personalized services like no other.


As the vacation home rentals are becoming more and more popular worldwide, it’s easy to see why the Dominican Republic is on top of the list of the Caribbean countries that offer these types of accommodations. The country is currently home of beautiful villas that provide the same personalized services as those offered by high-end boutique hotels but with a more private feel to them.  Villas in the island currently have a great number of services for guests such as “ all – inclusive “ food and beverage, butler services, spa treatments and more all delivered without living the comfort of a home where you can relax and enjoy your stay.

The best part of this type of lodging is that if you stay with a group, these villas can be more affordable than by staying in an all-inclusive resort.  Prices per night can range from US$300 to US$9,000 depending on how many bedrooms and the location of property !

Punta Cana and La Romana are currently the most popular locations in the island given the world renowned golf courses where many of these villas are situated however, Samana and Puerto Plata are also becoming “it” destinations for vacation rentals in the Dominican Republic.

For our golfers, if you are planning to visit the Dominican Republic with a group of friends or family, we recommend for you to look in to villas that are located in the following golf courses: Casa de Campo, Puntacana Resort & Club, Iberostar, Cocotal, Cap Cana and Hard Rock.  Here you can stay in a beautiful home and benefit from being right on a golf course!

photos credit Laura Kearney