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Property Details

Updated: Jan 16, 2015
Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, 10 Sleeps

You're looking for some down time. Some fun time.

You want to reach that "what time is It" time.

You want to have a vacation that fills everyone's wants and still gives you the time off you deserve.

That sounds like our luxurious Crown Villa.

Located in one of the top vacation spots in the world - Puerto Plata - according to the New York Times and others - our Crown Villa comes with access to:

* Discounted all-inclusive rate: Instead of paying $85 per adult per night, you pay $67.50 saving you $122.50 per adult per week.

* GOLD bracelets with VIP Benefits including access to V.I.P, NV, Harmony, Serenity, Cofresi, and Lifestyle Beaches plus 26 restaurants and 27 bars. Advance reservations are required for the 11 a la carte restaurants so make them when you arrive. They all have limited seating.)

* You will have alcohol delivered to your villa from an International Menu.

* Breakfast is custom-cooked for you at your villa by your housekeeper.

* Each villa has a private pool.

In addition to a magnificent Crown Villa, you get us. We have planned vacations to our luxury

Villas, Presidential Suites and studios for hundreds of happy vacationers who think of us as their own remote personal travel guide. That's just the way we want it to be.

We 're just a phone call or mouse click away to give you the inside scoop as to the best excursions, best entertainment options, what to bring and what to avoid based on our personal experience and that of our many satisfied clients. Visit the testimonials tab.

If that isn't enough, your luxurious Puerto Plata Luxury Crown Villa comes complete with:

* Spacious 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 1 half bath, sleeps 8 - 10

* Your own private swimming pool

* Direct access to some of the most spectacular beaches on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic

* Shady terraces with luxurious spa-quality furnishings for outdoor living and relaxation

With a super-club environment as well as first class facilities and amenities, Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort is fast becoming a top vacation resort in the prestigious city of Puerto Plata. It was named in 2008 as one of the 53 best destinations in the world by The New York Times. Vacation Ownership Magazine calls it one of the World's Top Twenty Destinations!

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  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards

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Hi Lynn,

I apologize it has taken me so long to send my thanks but unfortunately once we returned from the villas, life kept getting in the way. I SO wish we were back in the calm serenity of Lifestyle resort!

Lynn, right from our first contact with you, it has been a wonderful experience. Booking online through someone you have never met is scary but your genuine spirit took away any doubts we may have had. From day one, you kept us informed on every aspect of the resort and surrounding areas and you were always available to answer any questions we may have had. The service you provided to us truly defines the kind, honest, and sincere person you are! Although we have never met, I felt like you were a friend I have known for years. I would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone. In fact, I have already sang my praises of you to everyone around me!

We can't thank you enough for making our dream vacation into a reality! The villa we were assigned to was absolutely beautiful. We couldn't believe this amazing villas was ours. It had every amenity you could want or need. The pool and surrounding garden was stunning.

When we first arrived, Garry was quieter than usual. When I asked him why he wasn't saying anything, his reply to me was the he was speechless. He couldn't believe this was all for us. It felt like a dream. And that dream never ended the whole time we were there! Every day there was something new to gush about. The service we received a the resort and from all the staff was second to none. From our maid Judy, to our VIP representative Jeff, and even down to the gardeners, we could not have asked for better service.

Our experience at Lifestyle Resort was everything you promised and then some! We cannot wait to return...

I have posted a full review on Trip advisor if you would like to take a look. It's posted under RAINEBO with the heading Amazing. I hope you don't mind, but I incorporated your name/business name into my review with the sincere hope that others investigating Lifestyle will know how to find you. Unfortunately, while I was researching initially, I found a lot of negative reviews on there that could dissuade people from taking a chance on this resort. My hope is people reading my review will see how truly amazing this resort is and know that the BEST person to book through is you!!

Please feel free to use my review or parts of my review on your website. Again, thank you so much for all your help.
Nov 2014
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The family vacation Is on...and it's Mom's time off.
Puerto Plata Dominican Republic North Coast

Awesomely Great Time!

  • 5 of 5
My overall expression of the property and experience was that it was awesome! The customer service is what made me want to come back. We were well taken care of and the staff was very attentive. There were several places to get an answer for any questions we may have had. I have never met so many friendly people in my life in one place. My daughter cried when we left; best vacation e-verrrrrrr!
Thank you for an awesome experience!
  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
The family vacation Is on...and it's Mom's time off.
Puerto Plata Dominican Republic North Coast

The Best Vacation at LHVC!

  • 5 of 5
My guests and I had the greatest time at LHVC. This was our 2nd time staying there and we stayed during the Memorial Day weekend 2014, but this time Lynn had the most beautiful Villa reserved for us. We were literally shocked and amazed. I really love the LHVC resort, it my top Caribbean resort and I would recommend dealing with Lynn or staying at the resort to anyone.
Lynn thank you so much, you always exceed my expectations. I think I will book a trip for my moms birthday next year, so look out for an email from me (again)!
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, Adina, your review gave me goose bumps! Thank you. It's so wonderful to hear that you and your guests had a great vacation at Lifestyle Resort. I can't wait to hear from you again and help you plan your next visit. Best wishes, Lynn
The family vacation Is on...and it's Mom's time off.
Puerto Plata Dominican Republic North Coast
Ashburn, VA

This all-inclusive resort is a busy, working mother’s delight!

  • 5 of 5
We just got back from the best vacation I have ever had and I’ve travelled all over the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Bermuda, Europe) This was, however, my first “all-inclusive” vacation. My husband found Lynn’s listing on VRBO. She was wonderful to work with from day one and sent me all the information regarding the villa and the resort well in advance. We knew exactly what to expect from airport pick-up to our departure. Our villa, 2C, had been recently renovated and was right on the beach. The employees at the resort are so professional and kind. They really seem to like their jobs. The resort is immaculate. The food was fantastic. We ate fresh fruit and vegetables every day. We definitely got our money’s worth from the all-inclusive fees because we drank our share of alcohol as well too. We were able to get reservations for five nights at the many resort restaurants. We only had to eat at the buffet restaurant one night and the food/service was still excellent.

Our favorite beach was Serenity. My daughter and I were each able to read four books. I did not do one dish, make one bed, go to the grocery store, do laundry, pay bills, clean a thing, etc. This all-inclusive resort is a busy, working mother’s delight. I loved the fact that the children couldn’t text or go on social media. I also loved trying out our very basic Spanish skills. The staff got a kick out of us trying and by the end of the week I was feeling somewhat proficient!

We only had a few minor issues while we were there. We found a very large spider in the powder room on the first floor one day. This could possibly have been because we left the doors open to the villa off the pool. We also had a crab find his way in one day for the same reason. They were doing construction on the path behind the villa and the workers used our backyard to access the hose which became bothersome at times. I reported this to Luis and Carlos our VIP representatives and they took care of the problem.
  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
The family vacation Is on...and it's Mom's time off.
Puerto Plata Dominican Republic North Coast

Totally relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5
This was one of the most relaxing, stress free vacations we have ever had. I was a little nervous about booking a trip on the Internet, through an individual, in another country but there was not one thing from start to finish that was not exactly as described.

The moment we exited the door of the airport the Lifestyle Resort staff was there to pick us up, drove us to the resort, checked us in, drove us to our villa, sat down with us and set up all of our meal reservations and explained the layout of the resort.

The villa was beautiful, clean and very well maintained. Each of the three bedrooms have their own private bathroom. The backyard is amazing and having your own swimming pool was so nice. All of this and you wake up each morning to the smell of coffee brewing and breakfast cooking!

We did several of the excursions offered at the resort and were happy with each one. The snorkeling at Paradise Island was second only to Belize.

The only thing that we thought was just so so was the food at the restaurants. The night we were scheduled at the Italian restaurant they ran out of lasagna for the day and the night we ate at the Asian restaurant we left and walked straight over to the buffet restaurant and were in line with three other families who had also just left the Asian restaurant.

As business owners, whose phones ring nonstop, the day we spent at Serenity Beach felt like heaven on earth. That is the the most beautiful, relaxing beach we have ever been.

Thank you Lynn for your amazing vacation home!
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for sharing your feedback as well as your high recommendations. We are thrilled you had such a positive experience at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort. From check in to check out, it is always our goal for guests to enjoy a welcoming and hospitable stay.

I look forward to helping you make arrangements for you next trip to Lifestyle Resort!

Best wishes,
The family vacation Is on...and it's Mom's time off.
Puerto Plata Dominican Republic North Coast

Awesome Vacation!!!!

  • 5 of 5
What an amazing vacation!!

We stayed in 2 3 bedroom villas right next to each other. They were the older villas so they didn't have all the modern appliances. No sweat off my back because I didn't go there for a modern refrigerator or flat screen tv. The villas were neat, clean and beautiful. Having our own pools was awesome. I had to drag the kids out of the pool every night. The only issue we had during the entire 7 day stay was that one of the televisions broke. One phone call and maintenance came right away and fixed the tv. The pool guy came by every day and cleaned the pool. The maid kept the place immaculate and added nice touches such as fresh flowers and towel animals. The level of service was great. We were celebrating a birthday and the concierge arranged for a cake to be presented at our restaurant for the evening, Rodizio. The staff was great! After dinner, they dimmed the lights, brought out the cake and sang Happy Birthday. It was a memorable evening.

We were in the older villas, perfect location for walking to the beach, store, VIP world. The golf cart was a nice touch. It was great to have when going to other parts of the resort. Also a lot of fun to drive :)
The kids rented bikes by the tennis courts, they had a great time riding around the property. We also rented boogies boards and snorkel gear. The snorkel gear turned out to be goggles only, no tubes available.

On to food - overall, the food was good. Best place to eat is Anja's Lounge. The salmon was excellent, however, the calamari was a family favorite. The kids also liked the burgers and the pasta. Blues was great, Simply gourmet was good, and the fillet at Trapiche was excellent. Indochine was ok, as well as Casablanca and Pearl buffets. We weren't able to try the other restaurants because they were booked. We were only able to get reservations for 4 nights, plus the restaurants are closed on Sundays for the welcome party.

The parties were incredible! The Thursday night party was a blast. The foam was awesome and the costumes were over the top. It reminded me of Carnival. The Sunday night welcome party was simply beautiful. The sunset was the perfect backdrop for a festive night filled with food, amazing entertainment, fire works, and dancing the night away.

Thanks Lynn for the great customer service. You delivered exactly what was promised with no hidden fees. I have already referred you to family and friends.

Thanks again!
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for sharing your feedback as well as referring me to friends and family. I am thrilled you had such a great vacation in your villas at Lifestyle HolidaysVacation Resort. I will pass on your wonderful comments about the maintenance, pool, and house keeping staff as they love to hear that you were happy with their service. A special thank you will be sent to the Rodizio Wait Staff for the special birthday celebration! Aren't the parties on Thursday and Sunday fun? I'm so glad you enjoyed the food, entertainment, fire works and dancing. I look forward to working with you again. Best wishes, Lynn Davison
The family vacation Is on...and it's Mom's time off.
Puerto Plata Dominican Republic North Coast

An amazing getaway in Puerto Plata!!

  • 5 of 5
Lynn was amazing in setting up our trip to the Dominican Republic! We arrived to DR on Friday, and Check was very smooth, we were Gold V.I.P bracelet holders so we LITERALLY got the RED carpet treatment upon checking in! The individuals checking us in were very helpful and made sure we had everything we needed. The resort itself was absolutely incredible, ALL-INCLUSIVE Services from check in to check-out! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND USING LYNN'S SERVICES! When I go back I will definitely be seeking accommodations through LYNN.
  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your feedback and for your recommendation. It is such a pleasure to hear you enjoyed the red carpet service at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort. It will be my pleasure to welcome you back again for another stay. Best wishes, Lynn


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Activity and Interests

The surf at Cofresi Beach varies with the tide. Sometimes it is constant and strong; other times it is soft and sweet. Our kids love body surfing in the waves and making sand castles on the beach. There are many sun beds where, if you tire of having the sun on you, you can just pull the white curtains to create cool shade. The bar crew will bring you a drink and something to eat. Plus, up a few steps is a Sushi Snack Bar where you can order an afternoon sushi plate made to your liking! We like being able to take a dip and rinse out our hair in one of the four fresh-water whirlpools after swimming in the salt water.

VIP World is a peaceful alternative for mothers with young children or if you just want a break from the beach. All around the pool is sand where kids can play and you can closely supervise. The full-service bar staff will bring you drinks and food while you sunbathe or you can lounge on the sun beds under the patio if you wish to stay out of the sun. You can also surf the web here on your iPad or laptop with wireless service 24 hours a day.

VIP World is a world in itself. Let the friendly and attentive staff settle you in, bring you to your king-sized bed and serve you your international beverage of choice with a smile. After a cool swim, stroll through the warm sand back to your sun bed. They will be waiting for you with a menu or another exotic drink, whatever your choice may be.

Every Sunday (or Monday depending on the weather) during your stay you can attend the VIP Welcome Party featuring the famous Lifestyle Show Band which performs meringue and reggae tunes as well as funky dance music. Colorful carnival dancers, spectacular fireworks, and a buffet with barbecue and local as well as imported specialties add to your unforgettable experience.

Every Thursday you can attend the VIP Clubbing Party including Bravissimo, a Las Vegas-style show with 30 dancers and 120 costumes on stage.

Looking for a show, a song and dance number and maybe a laugh or two? With two entertainment complexes on property, experiencing any number of diversions is not a problem. The Colosseum is a large outdoor stage with various stage performances, while Lights, Camera, Action Theatre is a more intimate indoor facility, yet both are dedicated to your amusement.


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  • Nightly Rate: $215 - $215

    Weekly Rate: $1505 - $1505

    Monthly Rate: $6000 - $6000

  • Please note these rates are per night not per person. For example, a four bedroom villa sleeps up to 10 people comfortably and your rate is still $215 per night.
    We can also help you reserve any other accommodation at Lifestyle Resort in Puerto Plata, DR, a Presidential Suite by Lifestyle in Punta Cana, DR or Sea Adventure by Lifestyle in Cancun, Mexico.


Property Type

  • villa


  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool


  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf


  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bathroom 4
  • Half Bathroom


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4


  • Outdoor Grill


  • All of the 100+ Crown Villas are situated so that you never see another neighbor from inside the villa and at the same time you are minutes away from all parts of the resort. Each villa has its own pool. Your housekeeper makes breakfast and takes such good care of you and your villa so that you feel you are staying with lifelong friends. Bottled water, soft drinks and alcohol (beer, wine, champagne and rum, limit one bottle of wine/spirits per guest per stay) are delivered to your villa's refrigerator at your request. A dedicated VIP Service Staff Member will visit your Villa every morning to ensure that all is well and your needs are being met. An international newspaper and LHVC "Daily News" is delivered to your Villa every day. The "Daily News" shows the weekly weather forecast and describes the day's activities at the resort which could include Spanish lessons, Mini Golf Tournament, Water Aerobics, Pool Olympic Games, Beach Volleyball and many more fun things to do. You will have a golf cart for your use during your stay so you can ride to the beaches, pools and parties (although they are within walking distance if your prefer to walk.) We can guarantee a golf cart because we are Platinum Supreme Lifetime Shareholders (the highest available.

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