There's much to see here. So, take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about staying with LVR.
Remember that the closest airport to Stanza Mare is Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ).
Our address is:
Playa Los Corales, El Cortecito
Bavaro, Dominican Republic
Province is : La Altagracia
Municipality is: Salvaleón de Higüey
We are located about 15 minutes away. Be sure to have your passport number, flight numbers and the address where you are staying handy. On your flight into PUJ, you will be filling out 2 forms given to you by the flight attendants. The customs form is blue and the immigration form is white. Hold on to these forms until the agents in the airport ask for them. Your address will be Stanza Mare, (Your Condo Number) Bavaro, La Altagracia Rep. Dom. If you taxi with us, don't forget to have your LVR printed sign with you. This will help our driver find locate you fast.
We recommend that you shuttle to LVR at Stanza Mare with our safe reliable driver. The cost is $35 USD each way for up to 5 guests. However, you may get a taxi on your own as well. Be sure to agree upon a price before you take a ride with any taxi driver. It is best to ride with one that has "Taxi" on their windsheild. These drivers are licensed by Rep. Dom. Do not ride with any drivers offering cheap transport with no credentials. You may also rent a car while you are here. There are several options in the airport to choose from. Please do your research on this before you get here.
Go ahead and get set for your trip. Let us know if you would like to stop at the grocery store on the way in. The cost is $25 USD. Our driver will take you in and help you shop. Please have a list ready to help save time. If you want to skip the grocery store on the way in, that is okay too. You can walk to one of our 3 mini markets close to Stanza Mare and get whatever you may need. We offer a pre-market shop for you. Give us your shopping list we will do the shopping for you. The cost is $40. plus receipt
Upon arrival, we will greet you at Stanza Mare. Your driver will happily take your bags to your room. Either Linda or Vicente will show you to your condo. Once there, we will show you how everything works. If you would like to do a money exchange, we can assist you with that. Remember, we are at your service. Do not hesitate to contact us about anything. Your Wi-Fi password is next to the TV and there is a landline phone in your condo to call us anytime.
These are some of our favorites
Within Walking Distance
On the Beach
Soles Chill Out Bar (they will cook your fresh catch of the day)
TOC Beach Bar & Restaurant
Not on the Beach
Stanza Mare Restaurant/Tiki Hut
La Piazzetta Trattoria Pizzeria
Joy Nutritional Popsicle
La Bruja BBQ
A Little Farther Away
Foodies Food Truck Park
Capitans Cook (on the beach)
Onno's (on the beach)
Californa (on the beach)
Within Walking Distance
Irina Supermercato (Cash Only)
Thursday Night Live Music @ Kat's Corner 9pm
A Little Farther Away
Foodies Truck Park - Friday/Saturday Nights
Onno's - Taco Tuesday
Californa - Music Saturday/Sunday
Coco Bongo Club - Live Shows
You'll find that in the Bavaro area there are a lot of English speaking people. If you ever need help translating to order from a delivery service, just let us know. We are happy to help. You can also download the Google Translate App or the SayHi App (which has Dominican Spanish).
These are definitely the most frequently asked questions.
Q. How much cash should I bring?
A. It is up to you. It depends on how much you want to spend.
Most places do accept Visa/MC/Amex. Since you are traveling outside your home
country, it is recommended to use a credit card rather than a debit card to protect your bank accounts.
Q. Should I do money exchange in the airport?
A. The airport charges a large fee for this. It is up to you. We can assist you with this once you arrive.
Q. Should I use the ATM at the mini market?
A. We would recommend that you stop at a Bank ATM.
Q. How much should I tip at restaurants?
A. Once again, this is up to you. Most restaurants add a 10% "Propina" or "LEY" these are tips. You can match that tip to make your server very happy.
Q. Is there an App for my phone that will help me with the money conversion?
A. Yes, our favoritve App is CurrencyPLUS. It is a free app. Choose DOP for Dominican Pesos.
We all know we don't want health issues when we go on vacation, but sometimes it happens. Don't worry because Punta Cana has great doctors and hospitals.
FOR EMERGENCY Dial 911
NON-EMERGENCY Dial Linda and Vicente
IMG Hospital (equipped with a Multi-Language Department to assist you)
6.5 KM from Stanza Mare
Centro Medico Punta Cana Hospital
4.7 KM from Stanza Mare