Dominican Republic Rentals
February, 2014
Hey Dan,

We are just wrapping up our trip & I just wanted to thank you for helping me with everything! It turned out perfectly. We definitely want to come back in the future. It was my first "all inclusive" experience & I am impressed. Great resort with lots of options. Thanks again! We'll definitely want to book through you again. 

Amelia Jones 

November 2013

Hi Dan,
I have returned from my trip. What an excellent experience. Thank you very much.
I am very interested in renting the one bedroom apartment for my honeymoon. Date 02/16-02/21.
do you have access to the Presidential Suite verses Tropical? If so what would be the rental fee for the amount of days?
Do you have access to anything in Punta Cana?

Thank you!
June, 2013
Dan and Lisa,
Thank you for sharing your membership with us and our family. The trip was exceptional from the transportation, to the beautiful Villa. Waking up to breakfast being served , harmony and serenity beaches. It was truly one of the most relaxing vacation we have ever been on. The kids loved Ocean World, and even went swimming with the dolphins. We do appreciate the time you spent helping us make this possible, and we do look forward to booking with you again in the future.
The Morrisons

January 2013
Hello, Dan,
Things were rather nice in the DR
Our accommodations were perfect, nice and quiet. Food was good, not divine, but that was quite alright. I was under the impression that we had the highest type of bracelet, but we did not, however this was OK, too, we enjoyed our privileges very much! Did not do Much, hung on Serenity Beach practically the whole time, just what the dr ordered. We were delight re the helicopter ride, did NOT expect that!!! The only glitch I have to report is actually two things: one, air pollution, and two, water pollution. The last day that pond at the end of Serenity Beach broke through the strip of sand that contained it, and rushed into the ocean with full force - and it was actually sewage water, we could smell and even see it! Fortunately this happened on the last day, due to heavy rains. We did report it VIP, thought you might want to know, A waiter standing by told us that this happens quite often.
All in all we had a wonderful vaca, and you have certainly done everything o make it great for us. Thank you so much, Dan!
I hope you made it through the storm ok,  and yes, I am already ready for another getaway, which will have to wait until the summer, oh well!
Thanks again, Dan, all the best,

November 2012,


Hello Dan. Just wanted to follow up and let you know that things went well on our trip. We truly enjoyed ourselves and look forward to going back soon (hopefully even next year). Please send me other carribean locations you may have access to as well. thanks again for all your help.


 August, 2012 - Comfort Suites, Nassau Bahamas

Hello Dan,

I wanted to say hello and let you know the vacation I took with my family last week to Atlantis was amazing! We had such a wonderful time and I wanted to thank you for securing our room at the Comfort Suites. Everything worked out fine and we loved it so much I want to prepare myself for our next visit as early as possible. I remember you mentioning a few things to me so let me tell you what I'm looking to do.

I want to return to Atlantis next summer, except this time I'd like to stay at Harborside Village in an apartment. Please let me know if you can secure a deluxe suite there for me and the kids in August 2013 and what it would cost. I met a few people while out there and gathered some phone numbers but I'd much rather continue working with you. I'm also looking into a weekend get away for me and my boyfriend in Dominican Republic. We want to enjoy an adult weekend get away at a 5 star hotel or resort. Something very sexy in the heart of it all. This trip will either be in mid October or November of this year 2012. Please be in touch with info. Thanks again.



July, 2012

Hi Dan,

Just to let you know that we had a very nice time in Puerto Plata.  Our villa was terrific.  It was close to the VIP check in yet it was nicely secluded from everything else.  Great views.  Service was great and so were the many restaurants at the resort.  We never had any problems and time went by so fast.  We are now back in Japan and if we have another opportunity to return again in the near future I will definitely get in touch with you again.
Thanks and take care.

Dan and Lisa Thank you so much. Where to start, my wife and I have done alot of traveling over the last 30 years, and this was the utmost VIP vacation we have ever taken.From the time you get there to when you leave you are royalty. The beaches, the villa with its own swimming pool,the resturants,dinning on the beach, the parties, all the staff, the list goes on. There is nothing negative to say about the place, we will return

· By Ken and Gwen  from Oregon on 2/27/2012 for a stay in 10/1/2011



Everything went great as planned. I was picked up at the airport as stated, even though our flight was one hour late. We arrived at Lifesyles and was warmly greeted at the front desk, even was provided a cool tropical punch drink at my arrival! The check-in was easy and prompt, the room was spectacular! The facility was amazing, VIP Pool and VIP Beach are simply, wow! Very nice place!

· By Andrew from McAllen, Texas on 1/26/2012 for a stay in 1/1/2012



We have found paradise!

We contacted the site to plan our honeymoon in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and after speaking with the site, we decided to travel to Punta Cana instead. We wanted better beaches and were told that Punta Cana was the place to go. The beaches were beautiful! The water was crystal clear and blue. My wife and I could not be happier with the room, the staff at the resort and all of the accommodations! Thank you!!

· By JPlourde from South Windsor, CT on 10/25/2011 for a stay in 9/1/2011 at


Dan,  All I can say is wow. I am sorry I took so long to get back to you after our return home. I really just wanted to say thank you for showing us how the other half lives. The pools were beautiful, the food and the restaurants were good, with the gourmet being the best. There was always something for everyone in our party to eat. We loved the vip beach and the swinging beds. We also met another couple who also booked through you while we were there. Everyone seemed so nice at the resort. Thank you for making this trip one to remember. We will be back.


Hi Dan,


 I just wanted to thank you again for one of the most memorable vacations that I have ever had. With all of the stress in my life at the moment, it was absolutely wonderful for our family to truly have the vacation of a lifetime. Ocean world was a really nice time, and the Sunday night party was perfect. I admit I was skeptical on some things prior to booking through you after reading some reviews, but all was as promised and then some. The golf cart really came in handy. I think next year we will try Punta Cana, because the beaches really sound nice there. I will be in touch and would like to book that also through you. Thank you again for all of your help.


Karen and Bill

I lived a dream for a week.
Picked up at the airport by limo with a fully stocked bar. Checked in and was driven to a four bedroom villa over looking the ocean. I woke up to the sun rising into my bedroom each morning. A private chef to cook us breakfast. A maid to wait on us and pick up after us. our own pool boy. What a great kid, he could even speak english. Then to enjoy our own private pool or go to one of the many ocean beaches. Go to lunch any where we wanted to. My favorite was the chicken buffalo sandwich at the VIP Beach avenue Grill.
We experienced a different dinning experience each night. One night our own private BBQ at our Villa. Loved them all. All of the waiters, etc. were all so pleasant and happy. Nice to experience their hospitality. Everyone every where was so kind and happy.
I was a little nervous about the food in a different country. But, let me tell you everything was prepared perfect. Very very tender, no matter what it was. The drinks every where were great. The fruity ones, the wine, the champagne, perfect. I only thing was the soda; it is pepsi, not coke. But, I made it. We were fully stocked at our villa, with beverage delivery every day.
The trip was fun, relaxing, far beyond my expitaions.
And we ended it with a bang. Something on my bucket list. A helicopeter ride along the sea side to the airport.
Wow, what a trip. Thank you, thank you, thank you. More...

· By Cindy from Wolcott, VT on 4/3/2011 for a stay in 3/1/2011


*** Note to the above, they were friends that stayed in a villa. Guests do not recieve Helicopter, limousine from any member, no matter what they say,  Private BBQs can be purchesed through the resort and is a wonderful experience at your own villa.




Hi Dan!  Just wanted to thank you for the great trip to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.  Our room was beautiful, the beaches were gorgeous and the resort staff was very friendly - all was as promised.  We had a wonderful time and will be in touch to book again next year!

Elizabeth M.
New York, New York


Hello Dan, I'm back to cold weather after such a wonderful weekend in Dominican Republic. Me and my wife would like to thank you for such a wonderful weekend we spent at lifestyle puerto plata. We been to many resorts, but this experience has been the most wonderful we ever had. I never knew what was VIP until now. Wow we were treated as real kings, intenational drinks, delicious food, great restaurant, great customer service, everything was marvelous, transportation from anywhere you were in minutes and the passes to ocean world a great gift that comes with your platinum membership. Thank you very much.

I will be contacting you soon for another trip in april, I am going to plan it and let you know. Once again thank you, thanks to you we had one of the most wonderful weekends.

Thanks Dan.
Everything was great. Villa was unbelievable. I appreciate your help with everything.


We had an experience that is well worth doing over. The room was great the staff was always very friendly, the food was good but they need to improve the nightly entertainment after supper there was nothing to do for adults and i did not enjoy the New years eve party for the price we paid it was not much, I expected a fantastic show and good services sorry for that

· By Dan from Miami on 1/28/2011 for a stay in 12/1/2010 at

Hi Dan,
We just got back from Lifestyles yesterday and I wanted to thank you and let you know that everything was perfect. The junior suite we got was great with a perfect view of the ocean.  Unfortunatly it rained on Sunday and they cancelled the party but after that it was hot weather and clear skies the entire time.We had a great time and can't wait to go back!
Thanks again,
We wanted to tell you what a wonderful time we had at the Villas.  We weren't quite sure what to expect but the trip exceeded our expectations.  It was more beautiful than the pictures showed.  The Villa and the yard were fantastic.  We had our own little oasis with beautiful flowers, plants and many birds flying in and out to keep us entertained.  The people there are so nice, helpful and pleasant we felt like kings and queens.  It was the most relaxing vacation we have taken.  We didn't need to go anywhere.  Our day usually consisted of getting up and taking a walk then coming back and having a wonderful breakfast cooked for us right at the villa.  Then a swim in our own pool, reading, bird watching then off to lunch (food was great).  Back to the villa for another swim, reading and a nap (aaaah) or a trip to the beach for the afternoon.  Then a little happy hour, a wonderful dinner, a little TV, reading or playing cards.  Thank you so much.  We can't wait to go back.
Thank you
Dan and Nadine


Hi Dan,

we had a good time in Puerto Plata. In fact we were convinced to become members. In behalf of the group we would like to thank you for your kind help.

Best regards.



We want to let everyone know that Dan was so easy to work with. My husband and I went to the Dominican and stayed at the Lifestyles Resort and Dan booked our trip for us. We went the second week in January 2010 and had a great time.  Although it did rain for 6 of our 8 day stay, we still had a good time.  The staff throughout the resort were friendly and very attentive.  The restaurants and cuisine were amazing and the two beaches were gorgeous.  We're definitely going back and want to stay for 10 days this time...if you want to be surrounded by beautiful beaches, wonderful local people and total relaxation-this is the place to be.  Thanks again Dan!   Couple from Connecticut, USA



Hi Dan,

Just recently returned from staying at D.R. in a 4-bedded villa - it was great! So great we would like to re-book again and just wondered what you could do for us. We need again at least a 4-bedded villa ( there are 6 of us so I don't know if impossible to get one on the lovely 6-bedded ones which we looked at with pool room, bars etc (they were amazing) ? We were hoping for End June time but not sure about availability - if none available when is the soonest you have one ? Do you do just weekly bookings or do you do also part weekly, we were hoping for 2 - 3 weeks.


Anyway looking forward to hearing from you and as soon as we get dates we'll sort flights !


Thanks again

Angela C.



Dan, Laura and I wanted to drop you a note and let you know what a fabulous  time we had at the Villas.  Laura and I along with four others spent ten days there in a beautiful spacious villa.  We had our own private pool  and we were served breakfast cooked to order poolside every morning. The refrigerator was always stuffed with soda and beer.   The staff personnel were fantastic and very accommodating .   We really had a great time and we see why you should 'only tell your best friends'...We are currently planning our next trip  for a longer period  and hope to make it an annual event...

will be contacting you shortly



Canton, Ct.


Hi Dan,

I sent the payment to your PayPal account.  Again, thank you so much for checking on and getting me in a villa for those dates even though they were sold out.  I really appreciate it!!!  I'll be waiting for the contract and I'll let you know when I get it.

Thanks Again
Misty T.


Be Live Carey



Mr. Dan Durrenberger (The Owner) was very helpful, informative and professional. I have never had a smother booking process and due to the fact that this was a last minute decision on my part I had a lot of questions that were usually replied to the same day. His recommendations were spot on with the resort and he went above and beyond to ensure the accommodations would be given (Due to the fact I waited so long to book, the home resort was full but he was able to get me a nice suite next door last minute with the same bonuses and perks. I would definitely recommend this owner and I will be doing business again very soon. My full review will be on Be Live Carey with pictures, Next time I want a Villa ;)

· By JandLVacations from New York on 4/3/2011 for a stay in 3/1/2011


Hi Dan, Everything was ok at Be Live Carey, food was better than casablanca pool were better ect, the only problem was how far are the rooms from the lobby, and when you call for transportation it was caos. For me it was no problem but my mother in law can't walk too much and she had to wait up to 30 minutes. The bracelets gave us access to harmony beach where we enjoyed some food and ice cream, thank you very much..
Overall we enjoyed our stay except for the transportation to take us to the lobby or lifestyle. Be live carey is beautiful and nice but I prefer lifestyle.

Thank you for everything the discount and the gold bracelets access, we saw some other guest we the same situation according to one source one of the owners was at the resort with family and that was the reason for the resort being full.