Rancho Wendy

Located just outside of Bonao, the Rancho Wendy is a small ranch nestled in the cool central mountains of the island. The facility specializes in providing a rustic tropical adventure lifestyle for an unusual Caribbean vacation. The mountain retreat is perfectly set so that it is away from the tourist traps along the coasts.

With some nice facilities, Rancho Wendy is a great choice for vacationers looking to get some sun. Visitors who like swimming, but prefer salt water to chlorine, can head into the sparkling Caribbean waters from this lodge, located right on the beach.

Set toward the western outskirts of Salvia, Rancho Wendy is a great choice for vacationers who are thinking about staying in this town or nearby. In case you're wondering, the center of Bonao is to the northeast.


Rancho Wendy offers guests the chance to stay for a night or a month, and has a variety of different ways to do it. For the ultra-adventurist, tents are available for rent.

For longer-term stays or the slightly less-adventurous, dorm rooms are available, some larger than others and featuring a private bath. The largest rooms, for groups who want to see the wilderness without being a part of it, can sleep up to six persons and have air conditioning, a mini-fridge, television, and private bathroom.

Rancho Wendy is an extremely small property containing a total of just 16 units. Since it is a rather charming little property, it's perfect for vacationers who enjoy a unique and quiet atmosphere. This lodge has been given a 1 star rating, for its overall quality, style, and more.

Activities and Amenities

Rancho Wendy hosts a number of excursions for guests to participate in at an additional charge. These include hikes, whitewater rafting, and kayaking.

For this location's general amenities, check the following list:

  • Kayaking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

If you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect, don't hesitate to contact the location just in case some of the amenities vary. Visit this page to go to our in-depth discussion about the activities available at Rancho Wendy.


Meals are prepared right on the premises and are very reasonably priced. The fare is meant to complement the ranch lifestyle.

Outside of the on-location dining options, those hoping to find extra culinary diversity might also check out some of the region's other nearby dining selections. Those staying at Rancho Wendy will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants nearby. It might save you time to decide which nearby choices your family will enjoy, even though Rancho Wendy does have on-site dining. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.


Guests will encounter a fair number of interesting sites and attractions near Rancho Wendy. One of the closest attractions is Parque Juan Pablo Duarte, a park.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the lodge is Bonao. To get even more out of your stay, have yourself a side trip to a couple nearby towns to explore the sights and sounds they have to offer.

For our comprehensive article on what else is near Rancho Wendy, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Main Street, Salvia, Dominican Republic

Phone: (809) 630-1261


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