Top 10 Airbnbs With Chef In The Dominican Republic - Updated 2024

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Fatima Aisha  
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Nestled by the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, the Dominican Republic is home to pristine beaches, such as Playa Rincón and Playa Boca Chica. Apart from majestic beaches, the country has several natural wonders for you to explore, such as Damajagua Waterfalls and Mount Isabel de Torres. Moreover, you can visit the Colonial City of Santo Domingo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to delve into the nation’s rich history. The Dominican Republic is also brimming with attractions for every kind of traveler. Adventure seekers can surf and kayak in Cabarete, while revelers can party in Sosúa. Meanwhile, families can have fun in Monkeyland Puerto Plata and Ocean World.

With its string of beaches and vibrant nightlife, the Dominican Republic is the perfect tropical holiday destination. Go the extra mile by checking out the top Airbnbs with chef in the Dominican Republic below for a more convenient stay.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to an in-house chef. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 14, 2024.

1. Spacious villa with a stunning ocean view, Punta Cana (from USD 879)

With a private chef included in its perks, this villa will make preparing meals for the family less of a worry. The chef, Thomas, will cook three scrumptious meals a day for your group throughout your stay. Do note that you’ll be responsible for paying for the groceries. However, Thomas can also assist you if needed.

The villa also has several spots for hanging out, such as the huge living rooms and several outdoor gazebos where you can dine alfresco while indulging in breathtaking views.

Stayed at this property?
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
127.69 km (79.4 mi) from Samaná Boardwalk
135 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 8 Beds 16 Guests 6 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the chef tomas did an excellent job of keeping us fed even serving mimosas for breakfast
common areas such as the living room and dining room were large and comfortable
every room is stunning
the rooms are huge one room could be a two bedroom apartment size big
rooms are huge everything beyond our expectations
the housekeeper also made our bedrooms everyday so it was always clean
villa is very clean and well equipped
the property was consistently clean and our food was really good
beautiful place every thing clean thomas the chef is the best
a lot of room and nice and clean
saying the staff is amazing and super nice is an understatement
the house was amazing the staff were very nice and provided outstanding service with a smile
good for a large group the staff was amazing
david is super responsive and handles all of our requests on short notice
he took care of buying the groceries beforehand with a lost we had shared through the host
gorgeous villa perfect location close to beaches shopping mall and supermarket
the villa was beautiful spacious and in a great location
what a fabulous place to stay
this place is perfect i will be back
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2. Breathtaking villa with gourmet kitchen, Las Terrenas (from USD 480)

Enjoy a luxurious retreat in this gorgeous hilltop property in Las Terrenas. While it boasts a fully stocked gourmet kitchen where you can prepare a feast for the family, you can also avail of the chef’s services for an extra fee so that you can just sit back and relax throughout your stay. With this service, you’ll be served mouthwatering meals made by a fantastic chef.

Apart from an infinity pool where you can take a soothing dip, magnificent views of the nearby ocean await you on the deck. Further, the gazebo will be the perfect spot to chill and feel the breeze.

Stayed at this property?
Las Terrenas, Samaná Province, Dominican Republic
30.17 km (18.8 mi) from Samaná Boardwalk
102 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 13 Beds 13 Guests 6 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 13

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful pool and amazing view
views are out of this world and the pool was our highlight
my favorite part was the infinity pool and the stunning ocean view in the background
the views were incredible the rooms were spacious and clean
the view is breathtaking and the house is spacious the rooms have their own bathroom
the property was clean and well kept
10/10 recommended this beautiful clean villa
the house was super clean at all times with the house keepers consistently cleaning
the house is straight out of a magazine it was super clean and very luxurious
security guard was always around at night and the pool was always kept very clean
great staff and amazing service
they staff was amazing and made sure we got everything we needed
the staff on site were very kind and attentive to all of our needs
they were friendly kind and very welcoming
the staff are polite friendly helpfull and very attentive
we could not have asked for a better location
would recommend this place to any large family looking to stay in samana
aside from that great place
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3. Pet-friendly villa with well-lit spaces, Sosúa

If you are visiting Sosúa with your fur buddy, this accommodation will be the one for you. Complete with thoughtfully appointed amenities guaranteeing a comfortable stay, this rental also comes with an optional paid chef service, which will provide delectable food for the whole family or group. Outdoors, you can have fun in the pool or fire up the gas grill for a barbecue party.

In addition, this property is close to a bunch of family-friendly attractions, such as Laguna SOV where a playground and waterpark are available.

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Sosúa, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
137.98 km (85.8 mi) from Samaná Boardwalk
64 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 6 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the private beach pools and restaurants were breathtaking
more comfortable for a group of 6 but it has space for more
great place to stay with you family; plenty of room and space for everyone to enjoy
rooms were super clean and very spacious
bathrooms were modern clean and big
loved the villa very clean and comfortable
the cleaning personnel was great
the cleaning crew came every other day and it was very easy to contact the owners
security and staff on duty 24/7
the staff was very understanding and overall nice people
i can’t thank the host enough for the superb service we received
the host is very responsive and helpful
we celebrated my grandmothers 75th birthday and the host were so accommodating
beautiful location and close to everything
location location great place
beautiful villa in a beautiful location
perfect location the pool felt like magical
the neighborhood is really quiet and save
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4. Lake View Villa, Punta Cana (from USD 1888)

Located in Cocotal Golf and Country Club, this beautiful villa is an excellent option for those touring Punta Cana. One of the perks you’ll get by staying here is the incredible hospitality of the staff, who will always be ready to assist you. This includes the personal chef, Jose, who will bring your pre-planned menu to life during your holiday. While rental fees are not inclusive of the ingredients needed for your meals, you can always opt for the grocery shopping service for an added charge.

This villa is also about a 10-minute drive from Bávaro Beach, one of the most extensive beaches in the Caribbean. It is also famous for its white sand and calm teal waters.

Stayed at this property?
Punta Cana, La Altagracia, Dominican Republic
112.76 km (70.1 mi) from Samaná Boardwalk
21 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 16 Beds 16 Guests 8 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
the villa is very spacious and clean
there were tvs locks clean towels/bed sheets in every room
the staff: everyone was so nice
the house and staff were amazing
great house and staff highly recommend you stay with anders
staff at the villa was very helpful and accommodating
the host david was more than amazing he made sure we had everything we needed and arranged everything
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5. Villa Eli, Buena Vista (from USD 1100)

Going on a summer escapade to Buena Vista? You should stay at this charming villa in the mountains of Jarabacoa. Villa Eli features fully equipped amenities, such as a kitchen, with furnishings that will keep you in full vacation mode. What makes this rental even better is the personal cook that will prepare your meals throughout your stay. Do note that the chef will only provide services until 8pm, so be sure to let them know your preferred meals as early as possible.

This property also has loungers on the deck and pools perfect for chilling under the sun.

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Buena Vista, La Vega, Dominican Republic
131.22 km (81.6 mi) from Samaná Boardwalk
86 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 23 Beds 16 Guests 7 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view is amazing and we enjoyed ourselves in the pool and hot tub area
plenty of beds for large groups pool area was amazing including the jacuzzi
some bathrooms have some don't some are broken
everything was sparkling clean and ready for us to use
clean place plenty of rooms and things to do for a big family
the place is sparkling clean and the full-time chef is the best
the staff is excellent
staff is helpful and informative
the staff was super helpful and accommodating
good service from the staff good food dorkis) was amazing
great villa super spacious the host was super nice
location and house are great
the villa is beautiful and we really enjoyed the aesthetic of the location
great location safe area amazing views
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6. Hilltop villa with majestic ocean views, Las Terrenas (from USD 1161)

Feel like you’re in paradise in this contemporary villa overlooking the ocean in Las Terrenas. Apart from its fully equipped spaces, this rental also comes with a complimentary breakfast that will fill you up before you go out exploring.

Each booking also includes a private chef who will prepare impeccable spreads catering to your preferences. He can handle food shopping if necessary to make your trip even more convenient. Do note that if you exceed the villa’s capacity, an additional 10 USD per guest will apply for chef services.

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Las Terrenas, Samaná, Dominican Republic
26.93 km (16.8 mi) from Samaná Boardwalk
85 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 8 Beds 14 Guests 6 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioners worked extremely well as did the hot water heater
the view is priceless and the pool was amazing
the main room is big and have the best view in the house
the pool was a great size for our group of 15
them in the master bathroom it smells like urine
very stylish place and super clean
the rooms were modern as well as the whole villa and clean
the staff was amazing
staff was courteous professional and attentive
the staff wow so nice and attentive
the staff were extremely helpful and friendly
the staff is very professional accommodating and overall very nice
perfect location and excellent property
i had an amazing time at this location
the house and location is spectacular beautiful home
gorgeous location and absolutely amazing home
the location was amazing and the views
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7. Lovely home in a tranquil neighborhood, La Romana (from USD 450)

This property in La Romana is ideal for small to mid-sized families or groups looking for a comfortable place to stay. Thanks to several gathering spots and well-appointed amenities here, you’ll have everything you’ll need and more for a wonderful retreat in this gorgeous villa. To make your experience even better, a personal cook will be available to cook your meals throughout your stay.

Also, you’ll never have to worry about the kids getting bored, as there is a pool and an inflatable play area to keep them entertained.

Stayed at this property?
La Romana, Dominican Republic
97.54 km (60.7 mi) from Samaná Boardwalk
11 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
there is a spacious backyard for activities like bbq and activities for kids
edwin was very responsive friendly and accommodating of our requests
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8. Casa Castle, La Romana (from USD 3921)

Another fantastic accommodation in La Romana is this villa in Casa de Campo Resort and Villas. The property features an open-concept interior with carefully appointed amenities and sweeping views of a golf course and the Caribbean Sea. A team of full-time staff will also assist you from 9am to 4pm. This includes a private chef who will prepare outstanding dishes for the whole group.

On days you’re not out exploring, you can chill in the outdoor seating areas or swim in the pool while enjoying splendid views of the water.

Stayed at this property?
La Romana, Dominican Republic
98.27 km (61.1 mi) from Samaná Boardwalk
18 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 8 Beds 16 Guests 6 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house was the perfect waterfront house with amazing views very spacious comfortable and just overall beautiful
our group consisted of 8 individuals and the property felt more than comfortable for all of us
the staff were very kind and accommodating
the house staff was very attentive and provided amazing service throughout the whole weekend
amazing place and staff - will certainly be back
the staff cooked amazing meals and were incredibly kind and accommodating
the owners are amazing and always at your disposal
great villa with an amazing location great pool oceanfront and next to golf course
there are very few places in the world that hold a level of security like casa de campo
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9. Beautiful villa with a private pool, Juan Dolio (from USD 451)

Planning to spend your summer holiday in Juan Dolio? You should consider staying on this lovely property a one-minute drive from the beach. Apart from the well-decorated interiors ensuring a wonderful stay, the host offers many additional services, such as personal chef services for 100 USD daily. If you avail of this service, a certified chef will cook exquisite meals for your group from breakfast to dinner. You can also opt to pay 35 USD per person for three meals.

Outdoors, you can unwind while basking under the sun in one of the loungers or by taking a relaxing dip in the pool. A dining arrangement is also available for alfresco meals.

Stayed at this property?
Juan Dolio, San Pedro de Macorís Province, Dominican Republic
86.05 km (53.5 mi) from Samaná Boardwalk
204 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 16 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool area was almost more beautiful than the photos
the air conditioning works very nicely and keeps the room very cold at night
pool area is very beautiful looks like it was upgraded more recently than the house itself
the pool is also very nice and the terrace is very modern and inviting
clean beautiful and comfortable
very clean we loved the pool
great villa very clean and the chef service is fantastic
bathrooms definitely need to be upgraded bathroom doors need to be deep cleaned and windows
also needs some painting throughout the house and way better cleaning
the host wilman is awesome
wilman is a great host
amazing host very responsive and willing to help with everything we needed you will not regret choosing this home
he was kind attentive and respected our privacy
the villa was beautiful and the host was great
great property location within club metro
great location nearby pharmacy is great
this place was absolutely amazing great location very safe gated community
location is great right in between juan dolio beach and playa hemmingway
super recommend this place
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10. Cozy newly built villa, Sosúa (from USD 191)

Feel the comforts of home in this newly constructed accommodation in Casa Linda. Ideal for small groups or families, this property boasts modern facilities equipped with premium furnishings. The host also offers various services for an additional charge, such as spa days and private chef services. If you plan to avail yourself of these services, make sure to inform the host beforehand.

Moreover, an outdoor bar and a barbecue grill will be at your disposal if you are in the mood for a cookout or alfresco dining.

Stayed at this property?
Sosúa, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
134.71 km (83.8 mi) from Samaná Boardwalk
26 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
nadine was helpful and keeps the place clean
my stay at the villa was great it is one of the newer villas so cleanliness was top notch
5 star villa second stay here and i couldn’t ask for better location convenience cleanliness awesome host
nadine is an amazing host
nadine’s villa was immaculate and she was very responsive and helpful
great place everything is literally brand new
an amazing and friendly place to vacation
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Experience the ultimate summer getaway in the Dominican Republic

Known for its majestic beaches, gorgeous natural wonders, and vibrant nightlife, the Dominican Republic has something to offer to every kind of traveler. With all these attractions, you’ll want to spend your time visiting as much as possible, so why not stay at a place offering chef services and not worry about allocating time to food preparation? So, consider booking a stay at one of the Dominican Republic’s top Airbnbs with a chef on this list.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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