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Happy Thanksgiving from the Dominican Republic’s North Coast

Happy Thanksgiving everyone from the sunny North Coast of the Dominican Republic.
Rich and I would like to…
“Wish you a very happy and blessed Thanksgiving! Wishing you the gift of faith and the blessing of hope this thanksgiving day! We gather on this day to be thankful for what we have, for the family we […]

By |October 14th, 2019|Categories: Thanksgiving||0 Comments

12 Reasons Why To Buy Your Tropical Home in Casa Linda

Casa Linda Benefits for Home Owners
Casa Linda Home Owners Enjoying VIP Beach Service

Buying a vacation home overseas is a big decision.  There are many factors to consider from affordability, stability of government, medical services to hurricanes. It is important to find the right place where you and your family can feel safe and secure. A place where you can meet “like-minded” people and be part of a great community.  Welcome to Casa Linda.

Casa Linda is a residential gated-community located on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic. It is ideally situated between the infamous water-sport capital of the caribbean, Cabarete, and the tropical beach-town of Sosua. It is also 15 minutes from the Puerto Plata International Airport making travel quick and easy.

Casa Linda began 30 years ago and to date has completed 300 homes. It is recognized as one of the most respected and popular developments on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic. It offers affordable quality homes in 10 unique floor plans. Each plan is customizable so you get the villa the way you want “your villa your way”. 

Recently featured on HGTV’s Caribbean Life and a recipient to several Caribbean Gold Coast Awards speaks to its’ popularity and charm.

We have lived full-time in Casa Linda for 7 years and have sold vacation homes to many wonderful families that simply love their tropical lifestyle and friendly community. Let met tell you a few reasons why just you might just like it too!

  1. Full Administration Service – Owners have a 24 hour english-speaking administration service. Today foreign buyers require special services especially if you do not live here full-time. This dedicated service manages your villa including all your monthly bill payments and taxes. They also manage the maintenance on your home, housekeeping, pool/garden care and act as a point of contact in case of emergency.

  2. Full Service Rental Program – As a home owner you have the opportunity to place your villa in the internationally marketed rental program to earn rental income. A full time travel planner/concierge is on-site to assist vacationers. You can use you villa at any time and as often as you like.

  3. Security – Casa Linda is a 24-hour gated security. Lock up your villa and know it is in good hands.

  4. Excellent Value – You will find executive construction standards. Choose from a variety of floor plans and customize at no charge. Our villas are affordable, fully titled and offer  guaranteed privacy. Green technologies are available. 

  5. Logistics – Casa Linda is 5 minutes from Sosua and 10 minutes from Cabarete. You have so many beautiful beaches to choose from plus shopping and amazing restaurants all within minutes from your home. The Puerto Plata International airport is also 10 minutes from CL

  6. Lifestyle Community –  “We want our owners to thrive” Casa Linda provides their home owners with the opportunity for not only a good life but also an active and friendly one. Scheduled events are planned from Spanish lessons, card games, wine tasting, movie night, live country rock to jazz musicians, learn to bachata, specialty dinner events to shopping excursions in Santiago and so much more.

  7. Full Time Concierge/Travel Planner – Casa Linda has a dedicated travel planner to help you plan your family trips, organize events, provide travel assistance and bookings.

  8. Home Owners Liaison – To help home owners with any issues related to their villa.

  9. Complimentary Shuttle Service – Free shuttle to take you to Cabarete and Sosua several times each day – 7 days per week. A shuttle schedule is on-line with pick-up/drop-off locations and times.

  10. Castaway’s Clubhouse & Eatery – Casa Linda’s own on-site restaurant offering owners and guests a relaxed and fun dining experience. Castaway’s offers a great food selection on their menu and at reasonable prices. They also have happy hour .  Order in – we love the delivery service or order ahead and pick-up. Castaway’s is also a social place where you can meet-up with friends and play a game of cards while sipping on your favourite cocktail.

  11. VIP Beach Club – Casa Linda home owners can enjoy complimentary bali beds and chairs  at the VIP Beach Club in Cabarete and Sosua Beach. By the way they are very comfortable.

  12. Amenities –  Welcome Center, Tennis court, Mini putt, Bocci ball, Water Falls, Walking Trails, Green Spaces, On-site Variety Store.

Our Afternoon at the Picturesque Playa Grande, Dominican Republic

 

 
We are spoiled living in the North Coast of the Dominican Republic. Our country has some of the most beautiful and diverse landscape for a Caribbean island.  
The Dominican Republic has majestic mountain ranges, stunning rivers that lead to cascading waterfalls, national parks, tropical rain forest and so much more, however the “pièce de […]

By |July 18th, 2019|Categories: Caribbean Living||0 Comments

Semana Santa – Easter in the Dominican Republic

Semana Santa or Easter in the Dominican Republic begins with Palm Sunday and continues throughout the Holy Week. The three most important days are the following Thursday, Friday (Good Friday) and Saturday (Holy Saturday) for the Dominican Republic’s practicing Christian population.
Semana Santa is recognized as the most significant National holiday in the Dominican Republic. […]

By |April 21st, 2019|Categories: Caribbean Living||0 Comments

Wanted! Cryptocurrency Investors

Recently, Forbes, HGTV, and companies such as Long Island Iced Tea (now called Long Blockchain Corp.) have been evangelizing and even completely re-branding themselves because of advances in blockchain technology and the versatility which cryptocurrencies have provided outside of traditional financial and banking contexts. In particular, global real estate markets have seen resounding success stories in […]

By |December 23rd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases||0 Comments

Caribbean Christmas Traditions in the Dominican Republic

Christmas Traditions in the Dominican Republic
Christmas in the Dominican Republic is a very special holiday. It is full of wonderful traditions and celebrations. The Christmas season begins as early as October and continues to the end of December. It was recently described to me  as … “there is a feeling of the Christmas Spirit […]

Why Our Family Loves Paradise Island in the Dominican Republic

 
Paradise Island or Cayo Arena has been described as magical and truly authentic. This tiny island or sandbar is located in the north-western region of Puerto Plata in a small village called Punta Rucia. Standing only a few meters above sea level Paradise Island is surrounded by coral reef and crystal clear water. It […]

Hurricane Irma to Tropical Storm in the Dominican Republic’s North Coast

 

Irma was classified as a category 5 hurricane sustaining winds up to 185 mph and it was barrelling our way towards  Cabarete – Sosua, North Coast of the Dominican Republic.  It is recorded as one of the strongest hurricanes in the Atlantic region. News media described Irma as “catastrophic” or “monster”. We saw images […]

3 Key Reasons To Buy Your Dominican Investment Home in 2017

 

Below we have outlined the top three reasons why you should act now when considering an investment home in the Dominican Republic.
1. Continuous Economic Growth 
Over the past three years, the Dominican Republic has been one of the fastest growing countries in the Caribbean. In 2014, the GDP grew by 7.7%, followed by 7.0% in […]

First PGA Latin America Tour in the Dominican Republic

We’ve written this piece as a supplement to our guide about Rich’s favourite golf courses on the island. Click here to read more about how the Dominican Republic has become a serious golfing destination for amateurs and professionals alike.

Rich and I live twenty minutes away from Puerto Plata, where the PGA Latin America Tour […]