Vivaldi Cigars

Vivaldi Cigars, Punta Cana: Hours, Address, Vivaldi Cigars Reviews: 5/5

Vivaldi Cigars
5
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
About
THE ART OF CIGAR SMOKING Some 20 years ago, Bert van Kol settled down in the Punta Cana tourist area with his cigar store, located right on the beach.During that time he attended to an international clientele,people that by coincidence found his little goldmine of smoking joy and knowledge.He would sit them down and tell them about cigar production and about how to handle a good cigar. Little tips to make their smoking experience a more enjoyable one. Time taught him that most beginning or intermediate smokers always kept coming back with the same questions......why is my cigar bitter, how do I cut it? What,s the right humidity, can I relight a cigar... Would you like to become a better smoker too? Enjoy your cigar to the fullest?Learn how to treat and store your cigars? There is an easy way now.... For years Bert van Kol has been advising his clients , connected by webcam,bringing his expertice into their living room, personally walking them through the process of smoking his Vivaldi Cigars. You can become part of the Vivaldi Brotherhood, get some of the best handmade longfillers in the world , and share your experiences with a seasoned and passionate smoker. At a time that is convenient to you you will get a masterclass with the master himself, making sure your experience will be an unforgettable one. Vivaldi smoking Master Class, just a mouseclick away...
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1-2 hours
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Vmaxpille
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic17 contributions
Jan 2022
like more times known - best service in town :-) small but exclusive cigar manufaktur !!!
cant go there by myself - so BERT was so kind and delivered me my favorite cigars to the hotel...
thanks a lot and again - hope to see you soon :-)
Written 12 January 2022
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adriann226
Bucharest, Romania3 contributions
Jan 2022 • Friends
Just great! The cigars are really good, their price is fair and the sampling experience was really nice. Smokers and non-smokers alike, we enjoyed it thoroughly.
Written 7 January 2022
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Ádám V
2 contributions
Dec 2021 • Couples
It was a great experience to visit Vivaldi Cigars! Bert taught us a lot about cigars and how to smoke properly. The cigars are hand made, premium products. My wife is not a smoker and even she liked the cigars.
Bert was very nice, friendly, and he even came for us to our hotel.
If you stay nearby and interested in cigars, it is must have to visit Vivaldi!
Written 31 December 2021
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Lowell
2 contributions
Dec 2021 • Solo
My entire experience with Bert was great from the first point of contact to the transportation to and from with his partner... Bert's knowledge of cigars on how to smoke them properly & clean them while smoking his master class of cigars is well worth its time and It goes by so quickly along with cigar tasting of their brand Vivaldi Cigars... Bert is a real Somalia of Cigars and his beautiful dog MAX is great company also during the class.!!
Written 23 December 2021
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Ryan
1 contribution
Dec 2021
The experience with Bert was wonderful. I had been smoking for a while, but Bert's lessons helped me improve my technique, appreciation, and understanding of the craft. My fiancé (a non smoker mind you) partook as well, and had a great time learning. Bert is knowledgeable and kind, a great conversation, and makes killer coffee.
Written 17 December 2021
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Efrain Maldonado
Caguas, Puerto Rico12 contributions
Dec 2021 • Couples
What a great experience. Bert shared so much knowledge. Made me and my wife feel so welcomed. Even though we didn’t have an appointment he accommodated us. Will absolutely be back with friend who love cigars. I recommend this visit 100%!!!
Written 11 December 2021
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Egor D
1 contribution
Nov 2021
Bertпен кездесу Доминикан Республикасында сізбен болуы мүмкін ең жақсы нәрсе. Кездесуден ұмытылмас әсерлер, 2 сағат әңгімелесу, сигара және оны дұрыс шегу туралы бәрін білді.

Даже если вы не курите, советую все равно посетить Vivaldi Cigars, не пожалеете.

Thank u so much, Bert, for such awesome experience.
Hello from Russia and Kazakhstan. 🇷🇺🇰🇿

Hope someday I’ll bring you some chocolate ;)
Written 27 November 2021
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Artem
2 contributions
Oct 2021 • Friends
Hey My name is Artem. And that's my story...
I was in Punta Cana and I wanted to buy really good cigars. I've found Vivaldy Cigars shop on Google. My friend Alex and I decided to go to this shop where after all we met Papa Vivaldy.
When we came to this shop we were really surprised by the owner's hospitality. Mr Vivaldy asked us what cigars we prefer and offered us to try cigars. Of course we couldn't refuse to try😄
Mr Vivaldy told us how to smoke properly, treated us with good coffee and 10 yo mamahuana.
My friend and I were so delighted by the service, shop and communication with Mr Vivaldy!
Cigars are very nice and price is good 👍
Thank you, Papa Vivaldy, for your hospitality. We were really happy to spend time with you, smoking and chatting! Hope see you soon!
Written 15 November 2021
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JefffromMinnesota
1 contribution
Oct 2021
This was the most positive experience I have had in the Dominican. I did a little research trying to find a legitimate cigar shop to buy a box of non-knock off cigars at reasonable retail rates. I thought I might get lucky and even find some legitimate Opus-x cigars. I did a google search and found Bert's boutique cigar shop "Vivaldi" and saw all of the positive reviews. I thought there was now way this experience could be this good based on my previous cigar shopping in DR! I went to his website and shot him an e-mail per the instructions on his site to set up an appointment a few days before my trip. I was disappointed when I didn't hear anything back from him, after overpaying significantly for a couple garbage sticks at my resort I was bound and determined to get ahold of this guy. Long story short I had to use my wife's phone with an international plan to call him but got ahold of him and scheduled my appointment. He picked me up at my resort promptly and taught me more than I could have ever imagined about enjoying cigars. I had been smoking them wrong for over 20 years! My advice to you is to skip the e-mail, as he did reply to me.. Twice! But they both went to my junk mail for some reason. Download Whatsapp and call him or text him on that free app and he will respond right away. Don't get taken by purchasing knock-off cigars from you resort cigar shop, give Bert a call and shop with the best!

Jeff from Minnesota-
Written 27 October 2021
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Andrey Soltan
Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine2 contributions
Oct 2021 • Couples
Long story short: this is the best experience we had in Dominicana.
Yes, 5 star review again, and Bert is ‘doomed’ for only positive. no. STUNNING AND ABSOLUTELY UNFORGETTABLE feedbacks.
TOP recommendation to visit in Punta Cana if you are even just curious about cigar smoking culture or if you consider yourself as a ‘pro’ smoker. You can read basically all the same reviews on how cool the host is, I will only write down some tips how to get to Cigar Maestro.
First - book an appointment(!). Don’t be like us - confronting the fact that you’ve arrived. Thank you Bert once again that you found a room for us.
Second - if you’re getting to the place yourself - note, that it’s located at the cottage private territory “Cocotal”. Once you’re there - you will need to pass your ID (driving license) to the guard and they will return it to you when you’ll be leaving. Not an issue at all. Bert can kindly pick you up, if you’re not renting a car/getting a cab. Yet again, what a kind soul…
Third and last - just trust this reviews you’re reading. It’s really worth spending few hours and getting unforgettable experience. Leave Redonda and stuff behind - Vivaldi Sigars should be on the first place on the list.
Feelings like meeting old friend, you just cannot fake such things.

Definitely coming back!
Written 18 October 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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