“Playa Palmera” the largest Airbnb resort in the DR

Adventurous Dominicans, those who like to do family tourism or foreigners who visit the Dominican Republic and want to live an experience that combines the enjoyment of a beautiful beach, quality food, convenience, comfort and above all a VIP treatment, all this can be found in Playa Palmera The Royal Beach Resort.

The way of doing tourism around the world has been transforming and contrary to the traditional Playa Palmera, has revolutionized with different service offerings to the “All Inclusive” as it has a complete under the concept of villas and apartments where customers can plan their vacation with a single click through platforms such as Airbnb, Bookin and others.

Located in Uvero Alto, in the eastern part of the Dominican Republic, Playa Palmera has 20 villas (including one of the largest in Punta Cana with 10 bedrooms and capacity for 20 people) and 160 apartments remodeled and furnished to the highest standards.

Can you imagine having in one place, three restaurants with a first class culinary quality, plus a pizzeria, ice cream parlor, frustaria, gym, even a supermarket and if you like to smoke a cigar club, also a beauty salon and spa and for the little ones a playground and as if that were not enough a communal pool and beautiful beaches.

Best of all is that you can rent a two-bedroom apartment that has a living room, fully equipped kitchen with stove, refrigerator, and other accessories to enjoy your vacation with wifi and spectacular views. The client has the option to visit the restaurants, ask one of the chefs to cook them their favorite dish or you can simply prepare your own food that you can take or purchase at the supermarket that is within the complex where products are available at popular prices.

“In normal seasons it is $90 for one night for an apartment and that apartment (two bedrooms) is for four people, and if you calculate $90 between 4 people, each person comes out to $20 a day (about RD$1,100 pesos per person per day)” explained Andreas Metzle owner of the complex.

A three-bedroom villa with its own pool can also be had for up to $250 per night.

Metzle, who has been living in the Dominican Republic for almost three decades, had a vision that is now a reality and it is the largest Airbnb resort in the entire Caribbean region “we have all the facilities for those who want to celebrate and vacation with their family, whether small or large,” said the Dominican-German.

But Andreas Metzle, has not done it alone, he has been accompanied by his wife, a young woman from Santiago, Yamilet Metzle, who with her innovative ideas has been his complement so that this concept is maintained and continues to grow over the years and a clear example was that after Hurricane Fiona in 2022 became his Achilles heel along with nearly 300 employees to recover the affected areas and to be providing a first class service and generating jobs.

MamiiiChula Restaurant:

This name immediately transports you to a real environment of the Dominican Republic, Andreas or better known as Andiii, chose it precisely in honor of his wife Yamilet, there you will feel at home where you will taste the Dominican gastronomy either with your family and friends. “Our restaurant is synonymous with excellent service, fresh and local products and a unique decoration” said Mayra Luna general manager.

Florecita Restaurant:

Florecita is more than a restaurant, there you can live the best gastronomic experience, when we talk about experience is because from waiters, bartender, cook and chef are a sample of the hospitality and good service provided in Playa Palmera. You will feel in a family atmosphere as a sample is that the staff working in Florecita have tattooed the symbol or logo (Florecita a lion).

Talking about food, there you will have national and international dishes prepared with fresh local products. Also there you can enjoy good music and drinks.


Another restaurant is Castaways, in front of the beach where you will eat the best seafood of the Dominican Republic and at attractive prices.

To enter the restaurants you do not have to be opedado in the complex, is open to the public and even national and international tourists who are visiting Punta Cana even being in another hotel can go to these spaces that have the Dominican presented in their dishes.

Playa Palmera is the largest hotel (villas-apartments) in the Dominican Republic that operates under the Airbnb scheme.

Source: Robertocavada.com

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