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Monte Placido - Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio

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Great stay at Monte Placido

Three of us stayed for ten days last month; it was wonderful. Diana and Don are great hosts. We... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
86selinep
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Fantastic

Don and Diana have hit the right spot for quietness peaceful place to meditate and relax. The place... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
FrancoSoro
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 Aug 2018
“Great stay at Monte Placido”
4 Jan 2017
“Fantastic”
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Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio is part of Monte Placido Vacation Home Rentals. We are a residence of six Villas for rent on a hilltop in the Dominican Republic. All of our homes have breathtaking ocean views. They are about fifteen minutes from the town...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Calle Luna - La Barbacoa | We are just East of El Portillo beach, Las Terrenas 32000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Three of us stayed for ten days last month; it was wonderful. Diana and Don are great hosts. We stayed in the Jasmine apartment; beautiful views and unexpected but welcome cool breezes. The landscaping is spectacular and the apartment was spotless with plenty of hot...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 86selinep
DomRepExpat_12, Owner at Monte Placido - Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

As Seline mentions, up here on our little mountain top plenty of soothing trade winds coming in from the Atlantic during the day and cool breeze coming down from the mountains at night. Yes, we are strategically located to reach all the pristine beaches of...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Don and Diana have hit the right spot for quietness peaceful place to meditate and relax. The place is within minutes to Las Terrenas and various beaches. We stay here 4 days and wanted to stay longer . Will be back here again.More

Date of experience: December 2016
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DomRepExpat_12, Owner at Monte Placido - Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Thank you Franco for sharing your experience for future travelers. As you mentioned MONTE PLACIDO VACATION RENTALS is in a pastoral setting but only minutes away from town. Also it is important for travelers to know that here we don't have just 1 beach but...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016

Monte Placido is beautiful. We got married in Punta Cana, arranged with Don for a car pickup from PC to MP, it was almost a 4 hr drive. Upon arrival we had requested for a lunch, we stayed in Falcona. The views are amazing, the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank gsepulveda
DomRepExpat_12, Owner at Monte Placido - Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2016

MONTE PLACIDO has become a honeymoon destination. Actually many couples may get married in Punta Cana and celebrate there but come here so that they can be on their own and relax after the festivities. We also can welcome small weddings and up to 24...More

Reviewed 20 September 2016

I always fly into Santo Doming as it's usually cheapest and my local friends live there that I visit while on the island. The drive took 2 hours and 40 mins from Santo Domingo airport to the villa in Las Terranas. Once arriving at the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Diana-Monte-Placido, Owner at Monte Placido - Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for the wonderful detailed review. We are thrilled you had such a good time!

Reviewed 23 June 2016

Our stay was a 'Get Away From It All' and Monte Placido certainly met all of that criteria. Beautiful gardens, an aviary off our deck, the ocean to cast our eyes upon every day...total relaxation....then we would jump into the pool! Our hosts, Don and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank lisadaleFlorida
DomRepExpat_12, Owner at Monte Placido - Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2016

For those coming our way, we are just outside of Las Terrenas away from the hustle bustle of town in a pastoral setting on top of a little mountain overlooking the ocean. We do have TV for those that may want to watch a game...More

Reviewed 1 June 2016

Lovely garden and quiet surroundings. Steep hill to get up, and we didn't trust our car to make it. Luckily the owners were very helpful.

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Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Mari H
DomRepExpat_12, Owner at Monte Placido - Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2016

Thank you Mari for sharing you experience for future guests. Yes, the climb is steep but once up here on our little mountain top it is the most "RELAXING".

Reviewed 19 May 2016

We live on the South East Caribbean Side of the DR, and wanted to get away and check out the Samana, Las Terrenas area. You know just get our energy aligned. I stumbled across this AMAZING place in my initial search for a place to...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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DomRepExpat_12, Owner at Monte Placido - Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2016

Thank you for your review. it will help future guests discover MONTE PLACIDO VACATION RENTALS (easy to find on any search engine). We are comprised of 6 rental homes located on a mountain top over looking the ocean and coconut groves below. We are not...More

Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

My self and my business partner are from Boston and we took a group of 15 here for a yoga retreat and it was AMAZING! From the start of planning through out the whole trip Don and Diana were so wonderful, helpful, accommodating and patient....More

Date of experience: April 2016
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DomRepExpat_12, Owner at Monte Placido - Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2016

MONTE PLACIDO VACATION RENTALS is comprised of 6 homes fully furnished and with kitchens fully equipped.and SHIVAS CAVE is our Yoga Retreat Center . We can welcome up to 24 guests. We offer distinct and flexible meal plans : - No meals as each home...More

Reviewed 24 April 2016

Shiva's cave was a wonderful spot to do yoga, really gorgeous views. The pool is wonderful as were most of the rooms. Rooms were very clean though it was tough to get fresh towels (they were replaced once in our five day stay). The staff...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Mackenzie C
DomRepExpat_12, Owner at Monte Placido - Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2016

So sorry about the towels. We usually change linens at least 2 to 3 times a week automatically but will be glad to do so upon request.

Reviewed 1 March 2016

Separate villas located up a very steep hill just outside Las Terrenas. The views from all angles are amazing, and so relaxing. It is a bit cooler with fewer mosquitoes than down in town. We stayed three nights, and wished we could have been there...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Krystal T
DomRepExpat_12, Owner at Monte Placido - Shiva's Cave Yoga Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2016

For those guests coming in late after a long trip we also offer a welcome meal. We also offer a complimentary continental breakfast on the 1st morning of your stay. Remember we are not an hotel but we rent 6 homes.

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adrian d
16 February 2016|
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Response from Diana-Monte-Placido | Property representative |
I just discovered your question! Sorry it took so long for a response. No, the yoga teacher will come upon request. You are welcome to use Shiva's Cave for your own personal workout.
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