Our cool and comfortable bungalow offers a peaceful and truly relaxing escape from 'all inclusive' type tourism. It comfortably fits three adults or a family. Enjoy the D. R. and its wonderful cultures in a way that you will fall in love with.
A clean private bungalow, to rent, set amongst the abundance of natural beauty of Jurassic Park.
The bungalow come with a fully equipped kitchen, a double bed (if required, another bed can be arranged), a bathroom with shower, and a terrace with views of the beautiful green tropical valley and the ocean.
Jurassic Park is a magical place situated on a small hill, in a tranquil valley, 3-5 mins outside of the main town Las Terrenas.
A short stroll behind us there are two waterfalls with pools - which are extremely inviting, especially when its hot, great for cooling off and helping to make you feel at peace with the world.
We have semi controlled jungle areas which we continue to improve and make part of the attraction of being here.
There is very little light pollution (no upward facing lights) so you can view the night sky, from our open pool terrace, which are mostly spectacular all year round.
If you are a star gazer, a writer or a poet you would feel very much at home here.
We are moving towards self sufficiency and Eco tourism. We already have pure spring water and we have solar panels and soar water heaters.
We will in the future add a variety of electric vehicles for guests.
If you have children then this is a natural wonderland providing constant amazement. Indeed, visits from the local children, who are a breath of fresh air, will aid your children in understanding this environment.
To top it off we have a trampoline which is very popular with children and uncontrollably happy adults alike.
We also grow many fruits and vegetables and indeed as I write this the wife has popped out to our herb garden for some coriander.
We hope to have created a much more personal and friendly feeling.
We have a great track record of content, repeat visitors. It seems that a return visit is a must, once you have been bitten by the magic and unadulterated beauty of our little oasis.
Also for a small additional fee we now offer breakfast (typically eggs, toast, seasonal fruits, juices, vegetable and cheese empanadas and coffee in our jungle communal area. Its a great chance to discuss your days activities and learn the best places to go. Just let us know before hand.
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Guest have full access to Jurassic Park and all its amenities. To mention a few there is a spring water swimming pool and terrace with barbecue, JP bees and honey production, JP chocolate and chocolate preparation, JP Iguana's and their protection, party kitchens for guests use, firefly and star viewing area's, organic produce gardens, nature trails and running trails. Our grounds keepers are also available for advise or to take you on local excursions.
Interaction with Guests
We live on the grounds of Jurassic Park in our cottage and are available to help with all your needs. We help guests with all aspects of their vacation if they wish we advise on subjects such as transport to and from town, what the prices are, how the culture works, the best excursions, the best beaches to visit, the best restaurants and the such like.
JP is to the rear and overlooking LT. We are surrounded by lush green jungle and vegetation that is full of all sorts of interesting tropical produce, flowers and creatures. Much of our food is produced locally and is organic.
Another striking feature are the local people. You will often hear them singing in the mornings. They are a happy people who live simple lives and certainly make most of us re think our own lives. They are warm and genuinely friendly and curious. They are likely to welcome you into their houses and offer you a coffee and the chance to sit down talk with them and take in their wonderful lives.
We have excellent door to door service for local transportation that is available 24 hrs a day. It is inexpensive and fun and also gives you the chance to meet the locals.
If you decide to bring a car we have onsite parking.
To get to us from the airport you can choose one of several method such as taxi (expensive), bus (very inexpensive) or rent a car.
Other Things to Note
Breakfast can be booked with us once you have make your initial booking.
This is a nature reserve and as such is peaceful and quiet. We expect our guests to be reasonable quiet and respect the privacy of other guests and of ourselves.
We allow well behaved pets that will not kill our wildlife, defecate on walkways or make unnecessary noise.
Smoking is permitted outside the bungalow on the terraces and in outdoor area's as long as it does doesn't bother other guests.
We had a wonderful stay at Jurassic Park. The hosts, Dominique and Helena were very accommodating and friendly. The atmosphere here is very laid back. The surroundings are beautiful and you are a short ride away from the beach/town by moto concho( about 10 to 15 minutes). Away from the busy town you are in a tropical setting with lots of jungly type trees, hummingbirds and salamanders while still close to some of the most beautiful beaches. We took a moto concho each day to the beach (Playa Bonita) and our guy would pick us up whenever we wanted. Do realize it adds about $25 a day (for two people) to have yourself transported back and forth. We liked the combination of beach and jungle cabana.
The cabana was simple but roomy and with everything you need to cook your own food. Very quiet, at night you hear frogs and crickets to lull you asleep.
Dominic and Helena are likely two of the most hospitable and friendly people I have ever met. Their laid back personalities made it even easier to enjoy what Las Terennas had in store for us. The grounds of Jurassic park were beautiful and secluded, like being in a jungle. So green and lush and unbelievably colorful. We loved that Dom and Helena were able to give us suggestions for whatever we felt like doing, either adventurous or lazy. They both know the area very well. My cousin and I had planned to stay in Las Terennas in Jurasic park for just 4 nights, but we ended up staying our whole ten days because of tre beauty we saw in Las Terennas and how comfortable Dom and Helena made us feel there. We will definitely be returning to stay with them again. We were also so happy to meet Ramón, one of the grounds keepers at the park, who took us on two amazing excursions into the mountains and to a beautiful remote and uninhabited beach.
Anyone would love staying (website hidden): all the wildlife at the park was so precious!
Very nice place. Cool to have a quiet place after the busy Terrenas town. If you rent a scooter, it's only 10min from the town or the beach. You're almost in the jungle : nice to hear the birds during the day and the insects at night, but a bit humid and quite a lot mosquitoes.
Thanks to Dominic and Helena for their help to come there and their good advices !
Jurassic Park was just beautiful. We felt like we were sleeping in the midst of a deep jungle.
Dominic and Helena were super helpful hosts. They provided us with a vast array of useful advice about beaches, places to visit, people to talk to, etc. Dominic has explored Las Terrenas himself and has a lot of interesting stories to tell and projects that he is involved in, so talking to him was always a good source of inspiration.
Jurassic Park is self sustaining and we really liked the idea behind the concept of the park, the broad variety of fruits and veggies that they were growing themselves.
In the end Helena was extremely helpful with regard to our departure and the different buses we were required to take and the motoconchos that brought us there (at 5 am in the morning).
All in all, we had a great experience and can only recommend the place. We are planning to come back at some point to join Dominic on one of his projects and maybe find a pot of gold in the process.
My husband and 18 month old son stayed twice at Jurrasic Park because we were all so happy there. The first portion was our original plan and afterwards, we came back due to a water issue at another airbnb in the area. The cool pool, trampoline, chickens, and Dom and Helena's children were everything our son wanted. Dom was excellent in helping us get situated- renting a motorcycle, recommendations on excursions and Helena was a delight in spirit and local advice. Their children were wonderful and we felt at home.
We most enjoyed our stay in Bungalow 5 which has more sunshine than Bungalow 1 (first portion of stay), floors are polished cement so less slippery than the tiles when wet.
Although I have spent only 2 nightstand the jurassic park I Really enjoyed it. Helena and Dominic were very attentive. Helena has welcomed me very warmly and explained me how to get around the neighborhood and Dominic gave me some great tips where to go. I definitely recommend this location.
Our 3 days at Dominic s house were wonderful, Dominic is full of great recommendations, I would definitely recommend this place.
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