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Villa Buen Hombre- Beautiful Mediterranean villa in Kitesurf capital of the world - Cabarete! Spacious; big garden with pool and tropical fruits & plants. It is our home that we like to share with people that are curious about local culture, cooking, music, dancing and kitesurfing! We also offer breakfast and dinner with pre arrangement! :)
The house is just a few minutes from the beach walking as well as just around the corner from the supermarket, bank,clubs, restaurants on the beach.

The space

Villa Buen Hombre is a special relaxed place. :)
We have 2 kite schools - Cabarete and in Buen Hombre and offer special packages between 2 places- stay in 2 places for price of one if you are learning to kite with us.
The villa is spacious, big bedrooms, bathrooms, organic garden, pool and special tips to offer :) Buen Hombre beach life is amazing.
There is plenty of space, always nice people around, benefit from useful tips especially for kiting and trips! Kite trips, downwinders, specialsWe have two big bedrooms that we rent out in a big villa with big garden, lots of space and big swimming pool :).
This is beautiful Mediterranean style villa designed by an Italian architect. The villa is spacious and has a big kitchen with everything necessary for cooking.
We can also provide breakfast and dinner for extra fee as we have a wonderful Dominican cook in the house who can teach how to cook in Dominican style! :)
In addition we offer very good deal for dance lessons; kite lessons and kite trips and trips to beautiful beaches and places in Dominican Republic and Haiti. Ask for special prices!
We love travelling, adventurous, sporty people and take good care of everybody! :)
We also offer something very special- we have 2 kitesurfing schools and happen to also have beach bungalows in Buen Hombre beach outside of Cabarete. With us you can make a reservation in one place but you could stay in 2 places and you do not have to pay twice. Check our Kite Buen Hombre location that is the best conditions, more wind and flat water in comparison to Cabarete's choppy, deep and crowded water! For kiting and especially learning the Buen Hombre location is 10 times better than Cabarete. :) ask me more!
Beautiful spacious house, organic garden and hosts who care!
Ask for our flexible trips and kite lessons packages to some beautiful beaches in DR and Haiti.

Guest access

We have two bedrooms that we rent out and they can be rented also together or the whole house.
This is beautiful Mediterranean style villa designed by an Italian architect. The villa is spacious and has a big kitchen with everything necessary for cooking and lots of fun things around.
The location is perfect as it is a 5 min walk to the center and at the same time is quiet and relaxing.
We can also provide breakfast and dinner for extra fee as we have a wonderful Dominican cook in the house who can also teach how to cook in Dominican style! :)
In addition we offer very good deal for dance lessons; kite lessons and trips to beautiful beaches and places in Dominican Republic and Haiti.

We have 2 kite schools in Cabarete and 2 hours from Cabarete where we offer downwinders, trips and adventures. Please check (URL HIDDEN)
We have specials for our guests and especially people who want to improve or learn kiting find what we have especially special and helpful!
You can stay between 2 best locations in the country for kiting and without paying extra when you are taking lessons or renting kite gear from us.
We love travelling, adventurous, sporty people and take good care of everybody! :)
Pool. Hammock. Big garden. We also teach kitesurfing, dancing and make trips around the country in Dom. Republic and Haiti, also sailboat kite trips in the Caribbean. Have fishing, snorkeling and kiting gear.
Pleasant and helpful! Only ask for additional info! :)

The neighbourhood is great, this is the best development of mainly villas or almost the only one in Cabarete. The Community is gated and security supervised 24 hours.
There is one of the best meat restaurants in Cabarete inside the development.
Lot of interesting people have chosen this place to live and you can meet great characters. It is pleasant to walk to the beach with lot of greenery around.
The villa is 5 minute walk from the beach , the supermarket, the bank and the restaurant and bar strip in the middle of Cabarete.
There are most of the times moto taxis around to take you anywhere in no time! :) great and convenient.

This is a special environment with friendly atmosphere. we can cook for you and teach you how to cook Dominican style.
We can take you to trips with us , teach kitesurfing, dancing and tennis!
You are safe and can enjoy the great garden and follow developing the organic garden around the villa.

Interaction with guests

Respectful and pleasantly helpful.
Just ask! We can offer a lot of help, advice and tips. People who would like to learn to kite surf will wind ht most with us as we have great deals between a few different places.

Other things to note

We have listings in Cabarete and Buen Hombre!
Ask as for a special to exchange stay in either place for the same price! Fantastic opportunity between idyllic Buen Hombre and party town Cabarete!
We have a fun and easy going environment as the villa is our home and we love to host fun people.
we respect you and take good care of you!


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 2PM - 6PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: 5 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: 20
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Sleeping arrangements
Common spaces
2 sofa beds, 2 couches

House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in time is 2PM - 6PM

Respect!
We expect you not to bring to the house people for the night or anybody extra to stay.
Please no drugs or guests. We are flexible just ask respect for respect.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Hannes User Profile
April 2017
I had a great time thanks to Riin and the fabulous possibility to choose between staying in Cabarete and the small Village Buen Hombre. Riin helped me a lot to make the best of the vacation! As kiter I clearly recommend Buen hombre, not Cabarete.
Riin User Profile
Response from Riin:
Thanks Hannes! :) hope to see you very soon!
April 2017

Nicole User Profile
March 2017
Wow, what an amazing time I had at your place(s). I loved Buen Hombre, it's such a special place. If you fancy a holiday away from commercial tourist sites and packed beaches - stay with Riin in Buen Hombre! Fantastic people, atmosphere, food, kitesurfing and dancing. The hosts are really caring and especially if you want to learn kitesurfing you will benefit a lot from them. i had such a great time staying with you guys! Thanks so much!
Riin User Profile
Response from Riin:
thanks Nicole!! we are waiting for you to come back!
March 2017

John User Profile
March 2017
Riin's place is a 20-minute walk from the main beach in Cabarete. It is spare and economical but comfortable. The shower runs only cold and the bathroom was poorly lit but clean. There was no signage outside and I walked past the place several times without realizing it. A neighbor had to direct me. No one was home when I arrived and I had to wait half an hour, although Riin (who was very friendly and welcoming) had sent me a message while I was traveling which I couldn't access because I hadn't been able to get online. The kitesurfing lessons were $160 for 3 hours. It was fun but the instructors' English was extremely limited. I found out later that there is a surf camp up the road that does package deals and offers free breakfast and dinner and is closer to town. I think I would have gone there (or stayed on the beach) if I could do it over.
Riin User Profile
Response from Riin:
Thanks John! it is a good thing to once in a while receive guests who say at the arrival , "wow it is another world from Haiti!!" John is one example of a person who is using Airbnb and is not modernly connected. and at the same time expecting hotel service. I ask John as everybody always a day or two before time of arrival and most of the guests are modern enough to be connected to the internet at least once a day to let us know about the arrival time as it is essential, we have businesses and cannot be in the house waiting- just an arrival time and good look at the map has worked for 99% of the people :) also our house outside wall was just freshly painted and the name and number are up again. also internet is available everywhere and for free, even outside the house, the guest network works without password to contact when needed! just need to know how to use your own phone. Also it is normal to call or send a message while on the route and we are always happy to help and even come to meet or pick up if needed! John told me something quite shocking though- "you're running a public establishment"- and i would be happy to explain this to everybody- no, our place is not public establishment! it is a private villa, all reservations are pre approved and screened and there are no walk ins from the street and this is also a reason that for it is a private club for many people who want to become kite-surfers or are kiting already, these people gain the most as we have a lot to offer between the 2 best locations in the Dominican Republic for kiting! we take care of our people, we have many trips and tips available for all to make most out of the stay! Also we have a few people around always to meet new people and share the time and many friendships are made! For me John seemed as not the happiest type of person and actually with the review he surprised me as all of this would have been great to communicate in person! :) honest and straightforward people get attention , things are made better, and are always taken care of in the best possible way. as to him as a history teacher- it is good to know the past but better to live in the present! take care and have more fun!
March 2017

Greg User Profile
February 2017
Riin has done an amazing job of renovating this property in ProCab, Cabarete. Our room was a rustic, yet modern "grass hut" overlooking an idyllic tropical paradise with pool. My wife called it 'glamping' or glamorous camping; perfect for the young traveller or the young-at-heart baby boomer like us :)
Riin User Profile
Response from Riin:
Thank you for the encouragement and will be looking so much forward to hopefully meeting you again! thank you!
February 2017

Giovanni User Profile
January 2017
It's a good house for domenican's life!!

Denys User Profile
December 2016
I would highly recommend the place only for people interested in kitesurfing. It's good private house with shared living space and possibility to switch with the place in Buen Hombre for kiting. Be aware that washer has additional costs.
Riin User Profile
Response from Riin:
Thank you Denys, yes it is notified in the description that the laundry includes a small extra fee as the plumbing and electricity are very much more sensitive in DR than in many developed countries, it is not possible to let people use the specific machinery like washing machine and water pumps by themselves. Sorry for some of the noise as we were constructing the new guest house in the other side of the big property, it is ready and finished now. The big floods some time ago prolonged the building process. Also some notes for you. You did book a room in a villa and all was available to use but you stayed in the house many days in a row without going out and working in the common area, which in your room, it would have been quiet and also more comfortable for other people not to have to consider you working in the middle of the living room every day for the whole day long. You also had the big house for you for a few days. Also i was disappointed that i was not notified about several broken glasses and cups and a water boiling pot which was ruined without me finding the pieces. I think you are a nice person but it would be great to respect the host a bit more and communicate any changes and problems right away. and yes, you are welcome back to learn kitesurfing with us!
December 2016

Gilad User Profile
November 2016
Riin is more than a super host. She's a provider of an exquisite experience. Not only is Villa Buen Hombre a wonderful play to stay, Riin far exceeded her hosting responsibility and took on the role to help ensure I had a memorable experience and exciting adventures. She's a one of a kind hostess with the mostess.
Riin User Profile
Response from Riin:
Thanks Gilad!!! can't wait to see you soon again!!! :)
November 2016

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I have travelled around the world, lived in 6 countries and have 4 degrees. :)
Used to play professional tennis, teach dance and kickboxing.
Now i love kitesurfing and dance for the fun of it & love life !
By profession i am film producer.
I love different, people, cultures and enjoy the company!
We organize wonderful trips in Dominican Republic and Haiti and teach kitesurfing as well latin dances and Dominican cooking etc. While staying with us you can learn about local cooking, culture, music, dance and much more!

Languages: Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Italiano, Suomi, Русский
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