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The Beach House Layou Dominica

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The Beach House Layou Dominca
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Overview
1 bedroom
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Unique property on the beach in the center of village. Bed sit/Studio w/king in sleep loft and full futon in living room 1 bathroom w/hot shower downstairs and another bathroom in the open living space on the second floor. Wi fi throughout: Open air living space on second floor w/kitchen, bath w/hot shower, hammocks, hot tub, loungers. Sunset visible from open air room. On a beautiful deserted beach in the center of village life. Truly a Dominican experience. Local eateries next door and across the street, local shop next door. Local food may also be purchased. Safe, colorful neighborhood. Right on the beach. Off street parking in a garage. Fishing village so fresh fish may be available daily. We recommend a rental car, but the local bus service runs through town, listen for honking h...Unique property on the beach in the center of village. Bed sit/Studio w/king in sleep loft and full futon in living room 1 bathroom w/hot shower downstairs and another bathroom in the open living space on the second floor. Wi fi throughout: Open air living space on second floor w/kitchen, bath w/hot shower, hammocks, hot tub, loungers. Sunset visible from open air room. On a beautiful deserted beach in the center of village life. Truly a Dominican experience. Local eateries next door and across the street, local shop next door. Local food may also be purchased. Safe, colorful neighborhood. Right on the beach. Off street parking in a garage. Fishing village so fresh fish may be available daily. We recommend a rental car, but the local bus service runs through town, listen for honking horn from bus drivers or walk 5 minutes to main road to flag down a bus. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
The house is not suitable for small children under 3 years of age. I allow pets with prior notification. There is no yard so you will have to walk your dog and pick up after them
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Patricia R
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

Very small. The unit only sleeps 3 not 4 as advertised. The futon is very uncomfortable. The access to the roof is not connected to the interior of the house. You need to go outside and access thru a locked outside door. The street is...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Bredebutch
Management response:Responded August 2, 2017

Jack Sorry to hear about your problem in Layou. We always leave contact information for ourselves and our property manager as well as a local cell phone for guests to use, in case there is a problem and ask guests to contact us so we...More

Reviewed June 16, 2017

The beach house was exactly what we are looking for in a vacation. My girlfriend and I were hoping for an environment were we mingle among the indigence population. Were we could learn from them, specifically, how they lived on an island that gives so...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Jon47mas
Management response:Responded June 28, 2017

Jonathan You think parking your small jeep was tough in the garage, you should try my full size SUV. We are working on the road in front of the house with the village council to get the gutter across from us enclosed, adding an extra...More

Reviewed May 29, 2017

Our stay in this place was amazing. Good place with people very nice. A beautiful Terrace, with a beautiful view. We loved all the atmosphere!! I recommend!

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Margaux F
Management response:Responded May 30, 2017

Margaux Thank you for the lovely review. I hope to see you again in Dominica or when I visit Guadaloupe Patti

Reviewed December 8, 2015

Patti was a fabulous host. She had just returned to Dominica after being gone on some adventures with her husband. The village is great. It can be noisy in the day, but quiets down at night. The sunset from the top deck are amazing. Even...More

Date of stay: December 2015
3  Thank Sandy B
Reviewed June 28, 2015

Perfect location,next to layou river,this beach house with air con & wifi gave all the comforts of home & all round views . Perfectly placed in the middle of the island , Also gave great insight to island local life,if you need anything just ask...More

Date of stay: June 2015
4  Thank Adam J
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Reviewed February 22, 2015

We have rated the beach house a 5. But for some the ladder to the sleeping loft might render the house not the best choice. I am a fit senior who, personally, had no problems with it. This is a great place to stay for...More

Date of stay: February 2015
7  Thank JVR155019
Reviewed January 28, 2015

Patti was a great host, so friendly and warm and definitely made us feel right at home in Layou. The village is great, people are very friendly and the food is delicious. Loved the Beach House, it had everything we needed and sunsets on the...More

Date of stay: January 2015
2  Thank Katie616
Reviewed December 31, 2014

Patti met us at the Beach House and introduced us to the local surroundings and neighbours. This was much appreciated. The Beach house is right in the middle of the busy village of Layou, which although noisy at times, tends to become quiet around 9pm...More

Date of stay: December 2014
3  Thank Neil S
Reviewed November 9, 2014

I was blessed with two glorious weeks in Dominica, staying mostly at the owners other place, Villa Verde. I can't promise you that the owners will be in Dominica during your stay (nor likely would they, as they love to travel), but, if they are,...More

Date of stay: February 2014
3  Thank Buddles1
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Reviewed October 27, 2014

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Date of stay: October 2014
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Garage
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
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About the neighbourhood
Unique property located on the beach in the village of Layou with a sleeping loft downstairs with a well stocked kitche and an open air living area upstairs. 2 bathrooms with showers, 1 in the apartment and one in the open air living area. Situated in the heart of the village of Layou with the Caribbean sea just a few steps from the house and the Layou River available for fresh water bathing. If you want a true picture of life in a Dominican village, The Beach House will give you that. You can enjoy the music of village life. Several local food locations out the front door, grocery store next door. Local bus service on village road, listen for the honking vans. Off road parking, hot water, wireless internet, washer and air conditioning.
Getting around
You can use the local buses easily, they pass in front of the house, or you can walk 5 minutes out to the main road to flag down a bus. We do recommend a rental car, it is just easier to get around the island more quickly.
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