La Rancheta & La Hacienda Hostel

Address: Calle al Faro, Las Galeras, Samaná Peninsula, 32000, Dominican Republic | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Calle al Faro, Las Galeras, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Rancheta & La Hacienda Hostel Las Galeras

    Reviewed by straykat6

    Beautiful grounds!

    Reviewed Dec 23, 2013
    by (6 reviews) Los Angeles, Ca , United States Flag of United States

    La Rancheta was a wonderful place to stay, with spacious bungalows constructed in a jungle garden setting. The owner, Ron and his wife were incredibly hospitable and helpful.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by karim.benounis

    Excelent stay

    Reviewed Jul 27, 2012
    by (2 reviews) Gjøvik , Norway Flag of Norway

    After seeing our first booking, and turned that down. Ronald welcomed us with open hands to his La Rancheta. Wonderful place where you feel that Ronald and his family is happy to have you there and takes good care of you. The breakfast was amazing, and the swimmingpool with natural flowing water was a delight. We strongly recomend it!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews La Rancheta & La Hacienda Hostel Las Galeras

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Las Galeras

    Las Terranas & Playa Rincon

    A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on Jan 11, 2015

    42 photos

    ... Samana from as high as 1,500 feet. Unfortunately, the heavy rain overnight made me skip the area’s top natural attraction, the Salto de Limon, a waterfall that’s either an hour hike each way along a steep and usually very muddy trail or a guided horse ride trip, and those things scare me. I always think of Christopher Reeve whenever I ride a horse; if a horse could do that to Superman, imagine what one could do to a chubby middle-aged guy like ...

    Samana Peninsula - Tropical Beach Paradise

    A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on Jan 09, 2015

    31 photos

    ... three
    nights. At 1,000 Dominican pesos or about $23/night for a room with private
    bath and air con it was my kind of place. Samana is on the south side of the
    peninsula looking across Samana Bay to the mainland. La Bahia de Samana is the
    winter habitat of most of the North Atlantic’s population of Humpback Whales
    and is considered one of the world’s top ten whale-watching destinations. I was
    there a few days to early, though. Their arrival is ...

    Our last day - booooo!

    A travel blog entry by jumon on Aug 10, 2014

    8 photos

    ... s brains in. I hope they drink so much Ron punch tonight that they end up in Ron induced comas until we leave. I will add some photos to show you some bits of the resort that we hadn't told you about. The public beach is really nice - we have had some nice walks on there both at night and during sunset. After 6, the beach becomes hotel property so all the boats have to leave. This is the section of the beach that was the setting for the old Bacardi advert. We saw some ...


    A travel blog entry by jumon on Aug 03, 2014

    ... for the Caribbean. Eastern Dominican Republic was due to experience the storm during the night. And by 9, it was proper chucking it down with rain and thundering and lightning. I didn't like it much. It rained really heavily most of the night but it wasn't very windy so the storm wasn't that intense. We've woken up this morning and it looks like the rain has stopped so hopefully it has passed over. What drama. I hope it doesn't interrupt today's lilo ...

    Traveling with 'the boy'

    A travel blog entry by thepotvins on Jun 09, 2011

    1 comment, 30 photos

    ... 8230;at least not with a 1 year old.

    The stairs are an absolute hazard for a climber like Aaron. The stone floors are perfect for splitting a head, the open-air shelves are great for the boy to pull everything to the floor.

    In fairness, that is not the Chalet’s fault…they aren’t marketing to children. But these are still facts we have to navigate.

    Sarah is extraordinary, proving that no matter the ...